Top Ten Tuesday · weekly features

Top Ten Tuesday // Books I’m procrastinating on reading

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: September 10: Books On My TBR I’m Avoiding Reading and… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday // Books I’m procrastinating on reading

Blog Tours · Book Reviews

Blog tour: That Asian Kid // A bold new contemporary that discusses racism and microaggressions

Today it’s my stop on the blog tour for That Asian Kid, and I’m excited to be sharing my review. Despite his hard work and brains, Jeevan, is doing badly in his GCSE English literature class. His teacher, Mrs Greaves, dislikes him intensely and Jeevan is convinced that he is the victim of racial prejudice.… Continue reading Blog tour: That Asian Kid // A bold new contemporary that discusses racism and microaggressions

YALC

Last minute packing for YALC // Make sure you’ve got everything you need for the big weekend

*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

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