Blogmas · TBRs and Wrap ups

Blogmas Day 3 // November wrap up and December TBR

Since I’m doing Blogmas again this year, I decided to combine my November wrap up and December TBR so I could keep one of my 12 posts of Blogmas free for something else. (Original Christmas tag? Best books of the year? Books as the 12 days of Christmas? These posts are all coming.) I’ve also… Continue reading Blogmas Day 3 // November wrap up and December TBR

Blogmas · Book Features

Blogmas Day 1 // Goals for the end of 2018

It’s that time of year again. *sings the Most Wonderful Time of the Year in an off key voice* It’s December 1st, which means it’s the first day of Blogmas. Blogmas is a period during the festive season when bloggers post content to their sites every day. This doesn’t have to be Christmas-related, it can… Continue reading Blogmas Day 1 // Goals for the end of 2018

Nanowrimo

Why I’m not doing NaNoWriMo this year

Yup, I said it, I’m not doing NaNoWriMo this year. I’d be lying if  I said I didn’t want to and I almost caved on October 31st, but I made myself a promise. I know what happened last year, and I told myself I wouldn’t do NaNo this year because of it. NaNoWriMo – National… Continue reading Why I’m not doing NaNoWriMo this year

Blog Tours · Book Reviews

Blog Tour: What If It’s Us // One of the sweetest queer romances of 2018

Authors: Becky Albertalli and Adam Silvera Pages: 448 Edition: Paperback ARC Read: 19th – 23rd August 2018 Rating:  CWs: homophobia, racism, cheating, panic attacks Arthur is only in New York for the summer, but if Broadway has taught him anything, it’s that the universe can deliver a showstopping romance when you least expect it. Ben thinks… Continue reading Blog Tour: What If It’s Us // One of the sweetest queer romances of 2018

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Authors I’d love to meet

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: October 2: Authors I’d Love to Meet There are a few… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Authors I’d love to meet

features

BBC Young Writers’ Award // Unspoken by Lottie Mills

This year marks the fourth year of the BBC Young Writers’ Award,which invites all 14 – 18-year-olds living in the United Kingdom to submit short stories of up to 1,000 words. The Award was launched as part of the tenth anniversary celebrations for the BBC National Short Story Award and aims to inspire and encourage… Continue reading BBC Young Writers’ Award // Unspoken by Lottie Mills

Announcements · features

BBC Young Writers’ Award shortlist announcement

The BBC Young Writers’ Award is a short story competition that gives teenage writers aged between 14 and 18 the chance to submit their fiction for the chance to have their story broadcast on BBC Radio 1 and read by a top actor (previous actors have included Sir Ian McKellen and Daisy Ridley). The winner will… Continue reading BBC Young Writers’ Award shortlist announcement