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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[REVIEW] To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before: Unpopular Opinions? Ooops?

I don't think that I've disliked a group of characters more, but saying that I still liked this book????

October Wrap Up: Books Read, Posts Written, NaNoWriMo (??), Life Updates, And More!

whAT a MoNtH.  So I said that I was back???! and then I didn't post again until now so that was semi-FAKE NEWS.  Anyway, I'm here now (obviously you all missed me greatly). October was... a time. And while I had a nice ol break towards the end of the month, I still feel like… Continue reading October Wrap Up: Books Read, Posts Written, NaNoWriMo (??), Life Updates, And More!

[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.

7 Fantasy Expectations That I’ll Pine Over |Diversity, Stabbing, Characters, and More. E.g Me Handing My Heart Over To The Dark Side (#No Regrets).

Fantasy books are were my best friends, now I'm just very fussy.  My last post talked about rep in fantasy books vs contemporary books and I realised while I was writing that post, that damn I'm actually really picky about fantasy books / what I want to see in them.   I just have very high expectations… Continue reading 7 Fantasy Expectations That I’ll Pine Over |Diversity, Stabbing, Characters, and More. E.g Me Handing My Heart Over To The Dark Side (#No Regrets).

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(!!)

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.