Popular Books That Unexpectedly Lived Up to the Hype (i.e me being a wimp and then getting over it).

I was apprehensive about all these books for no reason.  These are all now books that I HOLD SO CLOSE TO MY HEART I can't even explain how much I love them. I was bascailly being a big idiot. Well no.. I had genuine fears of 'oh NO what if I hate the writing style'… Continue reading Popular Books That Unexpectedly Lived Up to the Hype (i.e me being a wimp and then getting over it).

Year Wrap Up {2}: Blogging Over 2018, Life Highlights, Reading in 2018, 2019 Goals, And More!

this is very late but 2018 in one word: vacillating Ok so I'm doing this intro for the SECOND time because IT DIDN'T SAVE THE FIRST TIME FGJSBGKUBSEGUSDBIGNDFIGND. If that's not demonstrative of this year, I DON'T KNOW WHAT IS OK? This year was great, terrible, bitter, happy... ALL AT THE SAME DAMN TIME AND… Continue reading Year Wrap Up {2}: Blogging Over 2018, Life Highlights, Reading in 2018, 2019 Goals, And More!

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.

Coming-Out-Series (P4): Is LGBTQIA+ Rep In YA Books Varied Enough? Ft. Pride Month Screamings(!!)

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(!!)

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.

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.

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.

HUGE RANT: Romance Tropes That Need To Burn In A Firey Pit ft. Picky Book Blogger Pettiness.

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.

Why We Should Read On Whims ft. Marvellous Books I’ve Read Via Whim.

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.

Diversity in YA: Should We Comment If We’re Not Diverse? Ft. Opinions.

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.