May Wrap-Up: Asian Heritage Month Wrap-Up + Thoughts // All The Things I Did to Keep Busy + I Read Lots of Books… (for once??)

IT'S BEEN SO LONG SINCE I DID ONE OF THESE POSTS. God this is so sad because I've missed doing these, but I know that once I'm at uni I probably won't have the time anymore, so these posts/this summer is kind of bittersweet bc I love blogging sm *tears* oh well, enough of those… Continue reading May Wrap-Up: Asian Heritage Month Wrap-Up + Thoughts // All The Things I Did to Keep Busy + I Read Lots of Books… (for once??)

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.