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.
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(!!)
Let's quickly acknowledge that this!! post!! is!! on!! time!! ish!! Honestly, May was exhausting. I don't think I actually slept last month. I know my hand nearly dropped off from all the exams and the studying and my, I am SO thankful that these exams are coming to an end! It's still technically May when… Continue reading May Wrap-Up: This Is A Bit Late But We Don’t Care + Not Enough Books, Not Enough Blogging, Not Enough LIFE ft. All The Book Screamings.
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)
[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.
I've wanted to read this for two years. TWO years. And gahhhhh did it not disappoint.. that much? I know. Let me explain!! Okay okay okay the book was so cute and ajdjsjsjsjsj and full of feelings and smushy feelings, but I felt a little underwhelming? I think that is was the perfect contemporary, but… Continue reading Simon Vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda Review: Smushy Feelings and Screaming.
January was bad... and I mean bad... like, sob-in-a-cave-forever-type-of-bad bad. ...Okay, it wasn't that bad. It wasn't Magnus-Level-Throw-Glitter-Everywhere-Awesome, but it wasn't SO terrible (at least for a little bit. I think that books are trying to make me suffer (more than usual). I just wish that books WOULD LET ME LOVE THEM. Okay? And words. I just… Continue reading Month in Review // January wrap up: Oh I Read More Than One Book, Poetry & WIP(s)