A Gathering of Shadows Review: Perfect Stabbiness, Snark, and Ships To Die For.

The book is so stab-tacular I can't get over it.  I also read it so long ago but hell, I need something to post and I realised that I never really talked about this book that much???? IF YOU MISSED THE MEMO: IT WAS AMAZING  “I know where you sleep, Bard.” She smirked. “Then you… Continue reading A Gathering of Shadows Review: Perfect Stabbiness, Snark, and Ships To Die For.

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QUICK RANT: Why Romance In YA Can Be Negative To Readers + YA Relationship Pet Peeves.

Not all characters are horny trashcans, and I'm having a rant about that.I've been gone for a while, so why not come back with a huge ol, totally not bitter, rant? so a  couple of things to settle before we start: we're over 1/3 of through the month and I have posted 0 things whoops.… Continue reading QUICK RANT: Why Romance In YA Can Be Negative To Readers + YA Relationship Pet Peeves.

A QUICK CATCH UP: GCSE Results, Coming Out, All The Slumps & Mental Health (be being a prickly cactus).

Can we quickly shout at me about how it's been so long since I posted? I totally needed this break. I've only not blogged for maybe 2 weeks?? but??? I needed it?? Blogging was totally starting to feel like an obligation again so I feel so much more ready to blog and to do it… Continue reading A QUICK CATCH UP: GCSE Results, Coming Out, All The Slumps & Mental Health (be being a prickly cactus).

7 Fantasy Expectations That I’ll Pine Over |Diversity, Stabbing, Characters, and More. E.g Me Handing My Heart Over To The Dark Side (#No Regrets).

Fantasy books are were my best friends, now I'm just very fussy.  My last post talked about rep in fantasy books vs contemporary books and I realised while I was writing that post, that damn I'm actually really picky about fantasy books / what I want to see in them.   I just have very high expectations… Continue reading 7 Fantasy Expectations That I’ll Pine Over |Diversity, Stabbing, Characters, and More. E.g Me Handing My Heart Over To The Dark Side (#No Regrets).

Coming-Out-Series (P6): Contemporary Battles & Why The Genre Isn’t So Bad | Should We Pick Books Just For The Rep? ft. Is There Enough Rep In Fantasy?

Yes, let's talk about my off-again-on-again relationship with the contemporary genre. If you've been following my blog for more than about 0.25 seconds you've probably heard me scream about this. I haven't actually complained about this for a while, so this post is needed, tbf. I've gone on about this SOOOO many times here and… Continue reading Coming-Out-Series (P6): Contemporary Battles & Why The Genre Isn’t So Bad | Should We Pick Books Just For The Rep? ft. Is There Enough Rep In Fantasy?

[A Mini Discussion] Do I Rate Books Too Highly? Do I Just Love ALL Books? What Is The “Right” Way To Rate A Book? Ft. Incoherent & Confused Wailings.

So, it may have come to your attention that I love books. no wayyyy you have a book blog. I got this post idea from Lily, and her post 'I... hate books?'. I think that that WHOLE post opens up a lot about ratings and opinions that differ. It's not unheard of for people to not… Continue reading [A Mini Discussion] Do I Rate Books Too Highly? Do I Just Love ALL Books? What Is The “Right” Way To Rate A Book? Ft. Incoherent & Confused Wailings.

Mini Reviews: Ramona Blue, Queens of Geek & Obsidio|4 Star Reads From June (ft. All The Screaming).

I loved all these books!! But, I'm too lazy to write full reviews!!  I read all of these books last month, and they all got 4/4.5 stars out of 5!! Also, it's been a literal age since I published a review on here?? Who is terrible at reviews?? ME!!  It was my mum's birthday at… Continue reading Mini Reviews: Ramona Blue, Queens of Geek & Obsidio|4 Star Reads From June (ft. All The Screaming).

June Wrap-Up: I Actually Read Books, All The Pride, Bye Bye Exams/School, Prom & Lack Of Cakes.

It's time to scream (a lot) about the past month and the lack of cake even though it hasn't ended yet.  So you know when you talk about cake and then you want a slice a whole cake really bad? Yeah, I have that. But that's not that relevant. I MEAN IT IS, BECAUSE I REALLY… Continue reading June Wrap-Up: I Actually Read Books, All The Pride, Bye Bye Exams/School, Prom & Lack Of Cakes.

ARC Discussion: Pressure To Read And Pressure To Like // Why I’m No Longer Reading ARCs (Controversial??).

Welcome to my controversial post. ARCs are just so much pressure & stress and I hate both.   So I think that for me this post has been a long time coming. (also!! let us scream about the PANIC! album!!!!!! bdjrgjrdfgjh SO HAPPY ABOUT THIS) I've always felt this "need" to read arcs and to apply… Continue reading ARC Discussion: Pressure To Read And Pressure To Like // Why I’m No Longer Reading ARCs (Controversial??).