There’s nothing quite like reading a book for the first time and realising it’s going to be a 5 star read. That feeling of being under a book’s spell, loving every chapter and seeing the plot, writing style, and character development all come together is a special kind of magic. One that can be hard… Continue reading Can you ever recapture the feeling of reading a book for the first time?
There’s been a lot of discussion in the book community recently about diversifying LGBTQIA+ representation and including more own voices rep. For pride month, I wanted to delve deeper into this, and look at what queer readers themselves want to see more of in LGBTQIA+ books. I asked a group of fantastic bloggers, bookstagrammers, and… Continue reading What do queer readers want to see in LGBTQIA+ books?
I follow a lot of other book bloggers in the community, and I really enjoy reading other people’s posts. I love features on community topics, salty reviews, incredibly excited reviews, recommendations, list posts, and more. Since I’ve read some really thought-provoking and fun blog posts this year, I thought it was finally time to do… Continue reading Blogmas Day 10 // Favourite blog posts of 2018
Author: Victoria Schwab Pages: 272 Edition: US ARC Publication date: 28th August 2018 Read: 19th – 23rd May 2018 Rating: Cassidy Blake’s parents are The Inspectres, a (somewhat inept) ghost-hunting team. But Cass herself can REALLY see ghosts. In fact, her best friend, Jacob, just happens to be one. When The Inspectres head to ultra-haunted… Continue reading Book review: City of Ghosts
We’re just over a week into the Tome Topple readathon, and I thought I’d post a brief update of how my reading is going. Despite my best intentions to read at least two tomes between working, commuting, and going to visit my boyfriend for the weekend, I haven’t read very much. I’m behind, guys. Very… Continue reading Tome Topple Readathon // Week one update
Recently, I’ve been thinking about the impact books can have on our lives. Books can make us feel so much and invoke such profound emotion. They can open open our eyes to new ideas and make us question social norms. They can take us to different worlds, show us magic and time travel, all while reminding… Continue reading Books That Have Changed Our Lives: Part I
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)