Books can be a source of comfort for many readers, but can also be a source of self discovery too. Often, readers will turn to books with LGBT+ representation to learn about themselves, their friends or their family members. It's reassuring for readers to see a character in a book that they can look to… Continue reading BOOK LIST: A Beginners Guide to…YA LGBT+ Books
Back in December of 2018, I wrote a list of books that I was absolutely desperate to read in the new year. Well, the end of 2019 is coming ever closer, so I decided that I'd write a post looking back on my most anticipated reads and whether or not they lived up to everything I… Continue reading BOOK LIST: Looking Back at my Most Anticipated 2019 Reads
I found this tag over on Sarah's blog and thought that it sounded really fun! The tag is full of rapid fire questions all about books - should be good right? Well if I can manage to make snap decisions, yes! Might be a bit tricky if there's a troubling question... 1. E-Book or Physical Book?… Continue reading The Rapid Fire Book Tag
NINE-NINE! I was tagged in a brand new tag by the lovely Meggan! It's based on the TV show Brooklyn Nine-Nine, which I only started watching last year but really love and enjoy the show! If you haven't watched it, make sure you do! Now...onwards to the tag! Jake Peralta; A protagonist that you can’t… Continue reading BOOK TAG – THE BROOKLYN NINE-NINE BOOK TAG
So...I thought I'd try my hand at making my very own book tag! I've never done one of these before, and haven't seen one themed like this either, so thought I would make my own. I present to you... The OsemanVerse Book Tag!Using characters from Alice Oseman's wonderful books, I've made a tag that you… Continue reading Book Tag – The OsemanVerse Book Tag!
I got tagged to do this a little while ago when the Good Omens hype train had well and truly begun - and have only just remembered to do it! Huge thanks to Jemma for tagging me in this one! So sit back and relax, angel. Make yourself a nice mug of cocoa - Aziraphale… Continue reading The Nice and Accurate Good Omens Book Tag
This book was beautiful in so many ways, and at times really hurt my heart with how good it was. Huge thanks to Abrams Publishing for sending me an early readers copy to read and review! I am, of course, always excited to read new LGBT+ fiction, so to read this book about two girls… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Redwood and Ponytail
I never used to enjoy reading poetry. It would remind me of the days in school where we would endlessly have to annotate and break down somewhat miserable poems. In fact, the only poem I can remember resonating with in school was one called 'Half-Caste' by John Agard, a poem that tells the reader that… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW – THE BLACK FLAMINGO
I received some excellent book post recently, a book that I'd been wanting to read for a while! Huge thanks to Wren & Rook publishing for sending me a reviewer copy of Can Everyone Please Calm Down? by Mae Martin! I really enjoyed this book - I don't often read non-fiction, but LGBT+ non-fiction was… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Can Everyone Please Calm Down?
Heartstopper is BACK! Our favourite boys Nick and Charlie return after the cliffhanger ending of volume one, which saw them kiss at a party before Nick hurried away, seemingly embarrassed. Nick and Charlie are best friends. Nick knows that Charlie is gay, and Charlie is sure that Nick isn't. But love works in surprising ways,… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Heartstopper 2