Blogmas · Book Features

Blogmas Day 1 // Goals for the end of 2018

It’s that time of year again. *sings the Most Wonderful Time of the Year in an off key voice* It’s December 1st, which means it’s the first day of Blogmas. Blogmas is a period during the festive season when bloggers post content to their sites every day. This doesn’t have to be Christmas-related, it can… Continue reading Blogmas Day 1 // Goals for the end of 2018

Poetry Reviews

Poetry review: Running Upon The Wires // Personal, evocative, and wonderfully sapphic

Author: Kate Tempest Pages: 64 Edition: UK paperback Publication date: 6th September 2018 (UK) Read: 14th – 15th September 2018 Rating:   CW: Sex and discussions of a sexual nature. Award-winning writer, spoken-word star, and spellbinding performer Kate Tempest’s raw and exhilarating new collection is a heart-breaking, moving, and joyous book about the experience of love… Continue reading Poetry review: Running Upon The Wires // Personal, evocative, and wonderfully sapphic

Book Hauls

August + September 2018 book haul // Book buying bans and V. E. Schwab

(Disclaimer: this post contains spoilers for the Illumicrate Magic+Mayhem box.) I picked up a lot of books at YALC in the last weekend of July, so I was on something of a book buying ban in August. I still ended up with two new books in August, but I was sent them, rather than buying… Continue reading August + September 2018 book haul // Book buying bans and V. E. Schwab

TBRs and Wrap ups

September 2018 Wrap Up // Great poetry, a sweet web comic, and a diverse gay romance

Despite my hopes and wishes for the hot weather remain here forever, things definitely cooled down in September as summer inevitably turned into autumn. Unpopular opinion, but summer is my favourite season and I really enjoyed the hot weather we had in June and July. So I was a little disheartened when the weather cooled… Continue reading September 2018 Wrap Up // Great poetry, a sweet web comic, and a diverse gay romance

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Books by my faves that I still need to read

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together. This week’s theme is: September 25: Books By My Favorite Authors That I Still Haven’t… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books by my faves that I still need to read

TBRs and Wrap ups

September TBR // Poetry, comics, and YA

As hints of autumn appear in the air, September is going to be a busy month. I’m away visiting quite a few friends this month, which means lots of socialising and fun days out, but hopefully I’ll be able to catch up on reading during trains journeys. I’ve got a couple of ARCs and new… Continue reading September TBR // Poetry, comics, and YA

Poetry Reviews

Poetry review: Milk and Honey

Author: Rupi Kaur Pages: 204 Edition: E-book Publication Date: 17th November 2014 Read: April 25th – April 26th 2018 Rating:  milk and honey is a collection of poetry and prose about survival. It is about the experience of violence, abuse, love, loss, and femininity. It is split into four chapters, and each chapter serves a different… Continue reading Poetry review: Milk and Honey