Why I Hate Stereotypes About The LGBT Community, Especially In YA.

When "coming to terms" with being LGBTQ you can often feel like another species, YOU'RE NOT. You can feel like a penguin walking amongst a herd of cows. But you're not a penguin, you're a beautiful, beefy cow too.

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October Wrap Up: Books Read, Posts Written, NaNoWriMo (??), Life Updates, And More!

whAT a MoNtH.  So I said that I was back???! and then I didn't post again until now so that was semi-FAKE NEWS.  Anyway, I'm here now (obviously you all missed me greatly). October was... a time. And while I had a nice ol break towards the end of the month, I still feel like… Continue reading October Wrap Up: Books Read, Posts Written, NaNoWriMo (??), Life Updates, And More!

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).

Coming-Out-Series (P2): LGBT+ Themed Books of 2018 And Recent LBGT+ Reads (I.E. I Flail And Break All Our TBRs)

If you somehow missed my recent screamings, I'm queer.  And here's [finally] the second part of the queer-series thing I've stared (there may be more).  Are you ready for your TBRs to be broken? Are you ready for me to yell about all the books that I have ZERO time to read*, yet DESPERATELY need… Continue reading Coming-Out-Series (P2): LGBT+ Themed Books of 2018 And Recent LBGT+ Reads (I.E. I Flail And Break All Our TBRs)

Coming-Out-Series (P1): 4 LGBT+ Things I Want To Be Represented In YA And General LGBT+ Rep Rant Ft. Internalised LGBT+phobia.

[Enters, graciously flailing] I've decided that I'm going to be doing a series of posts about LGBTQIA+ rep now that I have come out as queer on my blog because why the hell not, we need more talk about LGBTQIA+ rep and I WANT TO DO THAT BC I WANT TO HAVE A VOICE OK. And… Continue reading Coming-Out-Series (P1): 4 LGBT+ Things I Want To Be Represented In YA And General LGBT+ Rep Rant Ft. Internalised LGBT+phobia.

The 2nd Annual Book Blogger Awards (Who Regretfully Left This To The Last Moment??? Oh.. ME!!) I.E I GUSH Over Blogs.

So here I am, leaving things to the last moment and typing faster than I ever have before. So here I am, nominating some of my favourite book bloggers for the 2nd Annual Book Blogger Awards!!  I JUST WANT TO HELP SHARE THE BLOGGER LOVE REAL QUICK AND I WANT TO SAY THAT EVEN IF… Continue reading The 2nd Annual Book Blogger Awards (Who Regretfully Left This To The Last Moment??? Oh.. ME!!) I.E I GUSH Over Blogs.

March Wrap-Up: Breaks, Books(!!) and Hardly Any Posts?? Sorry Not Sorry???

Urgh, this month though. I cannot. My brain is fried from all the chemistry today I cannot deal.  So you know last month I was happy when I read like 3 books?? GUESS WHAT YOUR GIRL WENT AND DID. GUESS. I read... like MORE and it made me really happy. I read this amazing series… Continue reading March Wrap-Up: Breaks, Books(!!) and Hardly Any Posts?? Sorry Not Sorry???

I’m Not Back, But: How To Conquer A Reading + Blogging Slump Like A Pro (Because I Know All!!) // Catch-Up Thing-y?

Yes, my posting is all over the place. Yes, I'm okay with that. My name is Lu and I am here to guide you through your book blogging life, like Yoda* because I know all, obviously, and we're pretty much the same height and both look like trolls??? What does Yoda even look like?? I forgot???… Continue reading I’m Not Back, But: How To Conquer A Reading + Blogging Slump Like A Pro (Because I Know All!!) // Catch-Up Thing-y?

February Wrap-Up: Lamingtons(!!), Showmen, Actual Reading(??) + 1200 FOLLOWERS?

So January was like a turtle (so slow)... so obviously February had to be the hare (so damn fast, slow down). I’m not happy about how fast the year is moving already. Can it please slow down? My diddy lil' legs can’t keep up. books i read: I promise I read more than two books,… Continue reading February Wrap-Up: Lamingtons(!!), Showmen, Actual Reading(??) + 1200 FOLLOWERS?

Reasons Why I Would Follow / Unfollow A Blog ft. Why It’s Okay To Unfollow.

I’m really easy to charm with your blog.  I follow blogs pretty easily* if I’m honest. But, I think that I also unfollow blogs due to many reasons. Also, if you do carry on reading this, WHICH I HOPE YOU DO, please remember that I am not calling any bloggers out, and I’m just stating my… Continue reading Reasons Why I Would Follow / Unfollow A Blog ft. Why It’s Okay To Unfollow.