Top Ten Tuesday · weekly features

Top Ten Tuesday // Anticipated releases for the rest of 2019

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: June 18: Most Anticipated Releases of the Second Half of… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday // Anticipated releases for the rest of 2019

ARC reviews · Blog Tours · Book Reviews

Blog tour: Girl Gone Viral // A gripping new addition to the 2019 YA scene

Author: Arvin Ahmadi Pages: 384 Edition: e-ARC Genres: YA, sci-fi, contemporary, romance Rating: 4 stars CWs: Trauma, depression, cyber-bullying, on-page death, alcoholism, insomnia, discussions of suicide. For seventeen-year-old Opal Hopper, code is magic. She builds entire worlds from scratch: Mars craters, shimmering lakes, any virtual experience her heart desires. But she can’t code her dad… Continue reading Blog tour: Girl Gone Viral // A gripping new addition to the 2019 YA scene

Announcements · Readathons · TBRs and Wrap ups

Easter Readathon TBR

On Saturday, I announced that I was running #EasterReadathon for the second year in a row, and that this time there would be challenges and a giveaway. Today I’m sharing my TBR for the readathon, and which books I’m reading for each challenge. I’ve decided to try and read six books for Easter Readathon and… Continue reading Easter Readathon TBR

TBRs and Wrap ups

March 2019 Wrap Up // I basically ignored my TBR and I’m not sorry

I read five books in March, and I don’t think that’s too bad since one of them was 850 pages and I was also busy almost every weekend. But, I did kind of completely ignore my TBR. Whoops. But although I only read one (yikes) of the books I’d set out in my TBR, I’m… Continue reading March 2019 Wrap Up // I basically ignored my TBR and I’m not sorry

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 Hauls

Feb 2019 Book Haul // Sapphic stories and sprayed edges

I’m way behind in posting this haul, but I wanted to share some of the books I got in February. I got six books in total and one of the most exciting for me was The Near Witch, because I’ve been looking forward to its re-release for ages. I was also sent Summer Bird Blue by… Continue reading Feb 2019 Book Haul // Sapphic stories and sprayed edges

Book Features · LGBT

Queer readers’ 5 most anticipated LGBT+ reads of 2019 // Shri at Sun and Chai

This is a 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 tenth and final instalment in the series is from the marvellous Shri @SunandChai. She shares five… Continue reading Queer readers’ 5 most anticipated LGBT+ reads of 2019 // Shri at Sun and Chai