So i don't think it's a secret that i took... a long break from blogging. like super long. and I feel like I needed that. But, also, while not blogging, i wasn't reading much either... because I simply did not have the time (and I guess i haven't really spoken about it really). here's me… Continue reading SHORT DISCUSSION: NOT Reading Made Me A ‘Better’ Reader Than Before // Blogging & Reading, A Potential Nightmare?
all the bad books just seem to be launching themselves at me at the moment. by that, i mean two books specifically. I don't know about you, but i feel a bit guilty about DNF-ing books. i've only DNF-ed a few books. here are some of them off the top of my head: When Dimple… Continue reading 6 Reasons Why I’d ‘DNF’ A Book: Meh Books With All The Terrible-ness And Tears Being Thrown From Windows.
beware, as usual, this "discussion" gets pretty ranty and shouty. you're welcome. IT'S PRIDE MONTH!! YASSSSSS! BUT. STILL. I HAVE A POINT TO MAKE!! AND, WHAT BETTER TIME??? I know, I think it's been.. a literal AGE since the last part of this series came out, but HEY HO. It's fine. The estimated release date… Continue reading Coming-Out-Series (P4): Is LGBTQIA+ Rep In YA Books Varied Enough? Ft. Pride Month Screamings(!!)
Oh, look! Here I am, tackling another topic that terrifies me!! Just wanna say real quick: a person can read whatever book they’d like, these are my opinions, I’m not looking to offend or attack anyone with this, I am NOT portraying adult book bloggers as terrible people (I actually think they’re great!!) and TBH… Continue reading Blogging Discussion: The YA Genre | Who Is It “For”, Who “Should” Be Book Blogging? Basically: Everyone’s Equal
Watch me as I trash one of my favourite things in bitterness... I GET IT. IT'S NOT VALENTINES DAY ANYMORE. BUT I'M STILL BITTER. If I’m honest, romance right now can just burn. Literally. Set it on bonfire fire -- right in the middle. Throw it into a forest fire. Add it to a firework then… Continue reading HUGE RANT: Romance Tropes That Need To Burn In A Firey Pit ft. Picky Book Blogger Pettiness.
Taking a break from my highly opinionated posts. . . Today I will be discussing the beauty of whims. Whimsical writing is by far my favourite writing styles, but reading on a whim? EVEN BETTER, yet, I hardly pick up books on a complete whim anymore, but recently, I've started to do it more!! Kristin did a post a while… Continue reading Why We Should Read On Whims ft. Marvellous Books I’ve Read Via Whim.
Here I am, talking about whether I should be talking about diversity or not. mY NerVEs ARe tHe oPpOSiTe oF cOLleCted rIGht NOw. They're scattered across the universe. Diversity is like,, the toughest thing for me to talk about because I feel that since I am not a PoC, or from minorities, or part of… Continue reading Diversity in YA: Should We Comment If We’re Not Diverse? Ft. Opinions.
THERE ARE SOMETHINGS THAT BOOK-BLOGGERS NEED TO ADMIT: 1) that there will never be a sole ship, there will always be an ARMADA, 2) Books will never be pretty 1560% of the time, 3) AUTHORS WILL ALWAYS BE TORTURING US, 4) Dragons do exist, 5) we cannot read every single book ever no matter how much we try,… Continue reading Discussion: Is There Pressure To Read In The Book-Blogging Community? ft. lists (!!)
You should know by now that I LOVE to rant. It’s just what I do* WHOA SHOCK. And, you may also know from following this blog that I’m PICKY**. I LOVE TO PICK APART RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN CHARACTERS, and this includes friendships too. One thing that I notice is that in more recent ya female friends… Continue reading The Growing Lack of REALISTIC F/F friendships in YA // Incoherent Babble.
I’m actually so scared of writing discussion posts. . . B when reading a post from Beth @ Reading Every Night about why there are more female protagonists than male protagonists in YA and while commenting I mentioned how I find that like there are few male protagonists, there are also very few male /… Continue reading Why Are There So Few Boy (YA)Book Bloggers? // I Braved The Discussion Post. . .