At the beginning of 2019, I tried to predict which books would be my 5 star reads this year. Now that we’re nearing the end of the year, I want to go back and see if many (or any) of them turned out to be true. I love these kinds of “looking back” posts, because… Continue reading Five star predictions from the beginning of 2019 // Did they turn out to be true?
I was sitting at my desk the other day writing some Christmas cards (lol it’s my dining table, I don’t have a desk *cries*) and I was suddenly struck by a thought. What would I write if I were writing a Christmas card to my favourite characters? And voila this post was born. Dear Kell,… Continue reading Christmas Cards I’d send to my favourite characters
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 5: Books That Give Off Autumn Vibes For this… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday // Books with autumnal aesthetics
The simple answer would be yes. But why use the simple answer, when you can do a book tag instead. I saw Marie @DrizzleandHurricaneBooks do this tag and thought it looked like a lot of fun, so I thought I’d give it a go. 1) What is the longest amount of time you can comfortably… Continue reading Am I addicted to books?
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?
YALC is the big UK literature convention that happens every summer and is undoubtedly the highlight of my bookish calendar. I get to hang out with friends (which is especially fun when you haven’t seen each other for ages), go to panels, and line up for author signings with my faves. I don’t think it’s… Continue reading Books I want to read before YALC (if I can find enough hours in the day)
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: June 4: Books From My Favorite Genre I’m sure you’ve… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday // My all-time favourite fantasy novels