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

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

Blogmas · Book Features

Christmas Cards I’d send to my favourite characters

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

Blogmas · Book Features

The Christmas Stocking Tag

Last year during Blogmas, I created my own original festive book tag, about the things you find in a Christmas stocking. Since we’re well into the Christmas season, I decided to do it again this year. Rules Link to the person who tagged you Link to me, as I’d love to read your answers Answer all… Continue reading The Christmas Stocking Tag

TBRs and Wrap ups

September 2019 Wrap Up // A slow kind of month

It was a pretty slow reading month for me in September. And I decided to put that in the title because I think it’s OK to be frank and open about that. Sometimes we hold ourselves to such high targets that any time we read less than seven or eight books in a month (or… Continue reading September 2019 Wrap Up // A slow kind of month

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

TBRs and Wrap ups

September 2019 TBR // Autumn, audiobooks, and ‘big hitters’

A September, my fateful foe. I like September itself, but I don’t like what it heralds: the end of summer. Summer is my favourite season, so when the nights start to cut in and it gets colder, I’m just a sad bean. (I want to be warm all the time and to be able to wear… Continue reading September 2019 TBR // Autumn, audiobooks, and ‘big hitters’