July is always a big month for books because three days of YALC is enough to ensure I come home with a suitcase full of books. And guys. This is definitely my biggest haul of 2018, but it might also be my biggest book haul…ever? I’ve counted them up and in total, I hauled 19… Continue reading July/YALC 2018 book haul // Biggest book haul of the year
July was fun, exciting, and hot. Summer is my favourite season of the year, and July always ends up being one of my favourite months. This month was no different. I only read four books this month because I was taking part in Tome Topple, the aim of which was to read 500+ page books,… Continue reading July 2018 Wrap Up // Readathons, YALC, and learning how to contour my face
June was, of course, pride month, and I managed to pick myself up a cute little rainbow flag badge from Gay’s The Word, which is now a permanent feature on my summer jacket. I also decided to devote June to reading only LGBTQIAP+ books, since there are so many out there I’ve been wanting to… Continue reading June 2018 Wrap Up // I devoted the entire month to reading queer fiction and now I don’t want to stop
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)
Hi guys, Hope you’re all having a good week! I thought I’d update you all with a bit of what’s been happening in my life recently, and why my blogging schedule has been a touch infrequent (haha, as if it isn’t always). I think I mentioned in passing in a few of my posts that I… Continue reading A Little Life Update: Work Experience and Moving House
(Alternative titles include: ‘Why are our American pals constantly outdoing us with their beautiful cover designs?’ And ‘This is all a ploy so Kate can have a rant about some of her least favourite UK covers’.) It’s well known in the bookish community that book covers can often make or break a novel. A stunning… Continue reading UK vs. US book covers: Who does it better?