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: November 19: Changes In My Reading Life The way I… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday // 10 Ways my Reading Life Has Changed
*sings* It’s the most wonderful time of the year! No, not Christmas. It’s YALC season. YALC (the UK’s Young Adult Literature Convention) is in two days, which means (if you’re anything like me) you’ll be doing some last minute packing tonight, and trying to decide which outfit will help you melt less in the heat.… Continue reading Last minute packing for YALC // Make sure you’ve got everything you need for the big weekend
Yes, friends, I can’t believe it either. I’ve been nominated four UKYABAs and I am actually deceased. The UKYABAs, or UK Young Adult Book Awards, are annual YA blogging awards, where you can nominate/vote for UK bloggers who deserve recognition for their content and work in the book community. These are the categories for nominations:… Continue reading The UKYABAs // I’m nominated for four awards?!
I’m way behind in posting this haul, but I wanted to share some of the books I got in February. I got six books in total and one of the most exciting for me was The Near Witch, because I’ve been looking forward to its re-release for ages. I was also sent Summer Bird Blue by… Continue reading Feb 2019 Book Haul // Sapphic stories and sprayed edges
Continuing with my new monthly book hauls, I’ve gathered together all the books I picked up in February. And there weren’t??? that??? many??? Believe me, I’m as surprised as you. Of the books I picked up in February, the one I’m most excited to read is Simon Vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda. With the UK… Continue reading February 2018 Book Haul (Small and manageable, for once?!)
Today I wanted to discuss something that’s been playing on my mind ever since I read Six of Crows in December 2016, RIP my heart. Duologies. As a two-part series, the duology is unique in its role as mediator between stand-alones and trilogies. It has the ability to split a story up into two cohesive, dynamic… Continue reading The Rise of the Duology: The Good, The Bad and… (oh wait that’s it, it’s a two-part series)