review · lgbt · Non-Fiction

The Bi-Ble – Edited by Lauren Nickodemus & Ellen Desmond

“We have always been there – lost in either side of history, almost always hidden away as straight or gay – but we were there and we are here now, even if you don’t see us.”   Blurb: “Bisexuals inhabit a liminal space between cultures, often misunderstood or dismissed by the straight and LGBTQ+ communities… Continue reading The Bi-Ble – Edited by Lauren Nickodemus & Ellen Desmond

contemporary · review · young adult

Songs About A Girl – Chris Russell

“This, my friend, could be the beginning of something epic…” Blurb: “Charlie Bloom never wanted to be 'with the band'. She's happiest out of the spotlight, behind her camera, unseen and unnoticed. But when she's asked to take backstage photos for hot new boy band Fire&Lights, she can't pass up the chance. Catapulted into a… Continue reading Songs About A Girl – Chris Russell

feminism · poetry · review

Nothing Is Okay – Rachel Wiley

“There will be years when you feel bruised like worlds collided. So, when they ask (and they always ask) what you are Tell them that you are made up of whole worlds collided Supernova beautiful in its violent right to exist.” Blurb: “Nothing is Okay is the second full-length poetry collection by Rachel Wiley, whose work… Continue reading Nothing Is Okay – Rachel Wiley

fantasy · Rereads · review · young adult

Reread | City Of Bones

"All the stories are true." Blurb: "When fifteen-year-old Clary Fray heads out to the Pandemonium Club in New York City, she hardly expects to witness a murder― much less a murder committed by three teenagers covered with strange tattoos and brandishing bizarre weapons. Then the body disappears into thin air. It's hard to call the… Continue reading Reread | City Of Bones

adult fiction · contemporary · review

Almost Love – Louise O’Neill

“No one had ever told Sarah that being in a relationship could feel like coming home. That love didn’t have to mean feeling scared all the time.”   Blurb: “When Sarah falls for Matthew, she falls hard. So it doesn't matter that he's twenty years older. That he sees her only in secret. That, slowly… Continue reading Almost Love – Louise O’Neill

adaptations

Book To Movie Talk | To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before

*This post is not spoiler free* To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before is a book that I’ve been aware of for years due to passionate fanbase it holds. However, it was never a series that I felt I would enjoy as I had moved on from YA contemporaries and thrown myself into fantasy. When the… Continue reading Book To Movie Talk | To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before

children's fiction · fantasy · review

Nevermoor: The Trials Of Morrigan Crow – Jessica Townsend

"There it was. The truth she kept squashed down, something she could ignore but never forget. The truth that she and every cursed child knew deep in their bones; had tattooed on their hearts: I am going to die on Eventide night." Blurb: "Enter the Wundrous world of Morrigan Crow and Nevermoor - the most… Continue reading Nevermoor: The Trials Of Morrigan Crow – Jessica Townsend

contemporary · young adult

A Very Large Expanse Of Sea (Chapter Sampler) – Tahereh Mafi

“A Very Large Expanse Of Sea is about giving a voice to the Muslim American teenager in a world where they’re seldom given a chance to speak. It’s about love and hate and breakdancing. It’s my story, and I’m grateful to you for reading.” Blurb: “It’s 2002, a year after 9/11. It’s an extremely turbulent… Continue reading A Very Large Expanse Of Sea (Chapter Sampler) – Tahereh Mafi