LGBTQIA · TBRs and Wrap ups

June 2020 wrap up // Pride month and LGBTQ+ month readathon

Please continue supporting the Black Lives Matter movement. The Black Lives Matter cardd is constantly being updated with new information, petitions, and resources. In June, I read nine books, which was slightly less than I was hoping for, but an amount I’m pretty happy with. Three of the nine were for my LGBTQ+ month readathon TBR, but… Continue reading June 2020 wrap up // Pride month and LGBTQ+ month readathon

Top Ten Tuesday · weekly features

Top Ten Tuesday // Most anticipated releases for the second half of 2020

Please make sure you’re continuing to support the Black Lives Matter movement. Please sign petitions, share information, donate, support Black people, uplift their voices and do as much as you possibly can. 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… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday // Most anticipated releases for the second half of 2020

Top Ten Tuesday · weekly features

Top Ten Tuesday // Top ten YA covers of 2020

Please make sure you’re continuing to support the Black Lives Matter movement. Please sign petitions, share information, donate, support Black people, uplift their voices and do as much as you possibly can. 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… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday // Top ten YA covers of 2020

Top Ten Tuesday · weekly features

Top Ten Tuesday // Fantasy and contemporary books on my summer TBR

Please make sure you’re continuing to support the Black Lives Matter movement. Please sign petitions, share information, donate, support Black people, uplift their voices and do as much as you possibly can. 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… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday // Fantasy and contemporary books on my summer TBR

LGBTQIA · Readathons · TBRs and Wrap ups

June 2020 TBR // Pride Month books and LGBTQ Month readathon

Before I talk about the books I’m hoping to read in June, I want to share the link to the Black Lives Matter cardd, which has many links to petitions you can sign, useful information, and organisations accepting donations in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. Please make sure you’re continuously uplifting Black people’s voices… Continue reading June 2020 TBR // Pride Month books and LGBTQ Month readathon

Top Ten Tuesday · weekly features

Top Ten Tuesday // My favourite book quotes

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: May 26: Opening Lines I don’t have many favourite opening… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday // My favourite book quotes

ARC reviews · Book Reviews

Book review: Yes No Maybe So // A politically-charged contemporary about standing up for what you believe in

Authors: Becky Albertalli + Aisha Saeed Genre: YA contemporary, romance Pages: 436 Format: Paperback ARC + audiobook Rating: 4 stars TWs: Islamophobia, antisemitism, racism, sexism. Jamie Goldberg is cool with volunteering for his local state candidate – as long as he’s behind the scenes. There’s no way he’d ever knock on doors to ask people… Continue reading Book review: Yes No Maybe So // A politically-charged contemporary about standing up for what you believe in

TBRs and Wrap ups

April 2020 Wrap Up // Readathons, lockdown, and Booktube

I’ve been managing to consistently read 10 books per month since the start of 2020, so in April by aim was also to read 10. And yet somehow, I managed to read 13??? I’m still in shock to be honest. I think it was a combination of hosting a readathon and just being in the… Continue reading April 2020 Wrap Up // Readathons, lockdown, and Booktube

Book Features · features

Paper Lanterns // A brand new YA journal for teens and adults

Today, I’m really excited to be spotlighting a brand new YA journal, launching today. Paper Lanterns is a new literary journal, founded in 2020 by Grace Kelley, Ruth Ennis and Amy O’Sullivan, to be published four times a year. Acting as a platform to promote the voices of young people in Ireland and across the… Continue reading Paper Lanterns // A brand new YA journal for teens and adults

Top Ten Tuesday · weekly features

Top Ten Tuesday // Books I enjoyed but don’t mention a lot (until now)

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: April 14: Books I Enjoyed but Rarely Talk About… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday // Books I enjoyed but don’t mention a lot (until now)