Why I Hate Stereotypes About The LGBT Community, Especially In YA.

When "coming to terms" with being LGBTQ you can often feel like another species, YOU'RE NOT. You can feel like a penguin walking amongst a herd of cows. But you're not a penguin, you're a beautiful, beefy cow too.

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[I’M BACK!] Books By My Favorite Authors That I Still Haven’t Read… Yet!

this is a prompt from september 25 and im just getting to it. im such a shit blogger.  hello internet! i am back? HONESTLY, i have no clue how i disappeared for over a month?? i think that because i've not been reading for SO LONG and i had no motivation to do anything, let… Continue reading [I’M BACK!] Books By My Favorite Authors That I Still Haven’t Read… Yet!

A Gathering of Shadows Review: Perfect Stabbiness, Snark, and Ships To Die For.

The book is so stab-tacular I can't get over it.  I also read it so long ago but hell, I need something to post and I realised that I never really talked about this book that much???? IF YOU MISSED THE MEMO: IT WAS AMAZING  “I know where you sleep, Bard.” She smirked. “Then you… Continue reading A Gathering of Shadows Review: Perfect Stabbiness, Snark, and Ships To Die For.

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.

[A Mini Discussion] Do I Rate Books Too Highly? Do I Just Love ALL Books? What Is The “Right” Way To Rate A Book? Ft. Incoherent & Confused Wailings.

So, it may have come to your attention that I love books. no wayyyy you have a book blog. I got this post idea from Lily, and her post 'I... hate books?'. I think that that WHOLE post opens up a lot about ratings and opinions that differ. It's not unheard of for people to not… Continue reading [A Mini Discussion] Do I Rate Books Too Highly? Do I Just Love ALL Books? What Is The “Right” Way To Rate A Book? Ft. Incoherent & Confused Wailings.

Mini Reviews: Ramona Blue, Queens of Geek & Obsidio|4 Star Reads From June (ft. All The Screaming).

I loved all these books!! But, I'm too lazy to write full reviews!!  I read all of these books last month, and they all got 4/4.5 stars out of 5!! Also, it's been a literal age since I published a review on here?? Who is terrible at reviews?? ME!!  It was my mum's birthday at… Continue reading Mini Reviews: Ramona Blue, Queens of Geek & Obsidio|4 Star Reads From June (ft. All The Screaming).

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(!!)

The 20 Questions Book Tag: Look Who Has No Inspiration For A Post ft. Snarky Responses, Salt, Pretty Covers + Screaming.

I have decided to reveal my face... dun. dun. duuuunnnnnnn: oh no, wait, sorry. that's just salt. one in the same, you know???????? "Why are you salty???" I hear you wail. Well: I've had 9/24 exams. I STILL have exams left. I've got a week off but I'm spending that revising for the next exams.… Continue reading The 20 Questions Book Tag: Look Who Has No Inspiration For A Post ft. Snarky Responses, Salt, Pretty Covers + Screaming.

Coming-Out-Series (P3): An LGBT+ Review (AUTOBOYOGRAPHY) Internalised Homophobia, Self Acceptance, Love and Religion All In One.

I am dying of emotions, but 1) that's nothing new, 2) it's worth it. 13/10 recommend the experience. May recommended this read to me, and it did not disappoint! I think that I'll be rereading this until I die* because it was too good to let go of. (Hence why I read it, and then… Continue reading Coming-Out-Series (P3): An LGBT+ Review (AUTOBOYOGRAPHY) Internalised Homophobia, Self Acceptance, Love and Religion All In One.

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)