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?
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??).
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(!!)
[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.
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. . .