Book Features · YALC

Books I want to read before YALC (if I can find enough hours in the day)

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)

Blog Tours · Q&As

Summer Bird Blue blog tour // Akemi Dawn Bowman tells us why she wrote about grief and how music has influenced her life (Q&A)

Today is my stop on the Summer Bird Blue blog tour, and I’m thrilled to be able to share a Q&A with author, Akemi Dawn Bowman. Akemi shares details on how her writing process has changed from her first book, Starfish, to Summer Bird Blue, the importance of talking about mental health, and what’s next… Continue reading Summer Bird Blue blog tour // Akemi Dawn Bowman tells us why she wrote about grief and how music has influenced her life (Q&A)

Book Features · LGBT

Queer readers’ 5 most anticipated LGBT+ reads of 2019 // A questioning teen blogger shares their choices

This is a new weekly series on my blog, where queer readers give us five of their most anticipated queer reads of 2019. New posts will be uploaded every Thursday, and each week a different reader/blogger will be featured. The sixth instalment in the series comes from a questioning blogger who wanted to remain anonymous.… Continue reading Queer readers’ 5 most anticipated LGBT+ reads of 2019 // A questioning teen blogger shares their choices

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday // Newest additions to my TBR

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: January 29: The Ten Most Recent Additions to My To-Read… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday // Newest additions to my TBR

Blogmas

Blogmas Day 12 // Five bookish gift shops that are perfect for Christmas gifts

It’s the last day of Blogmas! *cheers and lies down on the floor* As I’m doing the 12 days of Blogmas, this is my final post, and I wanted to feature some bookish online gift shops that are reasonably-priced and offer ideal presents for your resident book lover. FictionTea on Etsy FictionTea is run by… Continue reading Blogmas Day 12 // Five bookish gift shops that are perfect for Christmas gifts

Blogmas · Top Ten Tuesday

Blogmas Day 11 // Top Ten Tuesday: Best YA book covers of 2018

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: December 11: Freebie Since this week was a freebie, I… Continue reading Blogmas Day 11 // Top Ten Tuesday: Best YA book covers of 2018

Blogmas · Book Features

Blogmas Day 10 // Favourite blog posts of 2018

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