LGBT History Month Review: Lies We Tell Ourselves

Whilst I normally read a lot of LGBT books, I wanted to read something to celebrate history month in February. Honestly, I normally avoid LGBT romances set in the past because they never seem to end well (Song Of Achilles who?), but I thought this was a fitting time to read Lies We Tell Ourselves.Continue reading “LGBT History Month Review: Lies We Tell Ourselves”

❤️ ‘Love, Simon’ Cross-stitch ❤️

Can you spot the oreos? Hey! I’m continuing my cross-stitch collection, and today it’s Simon and Blue from Simon vs the Homosapiens Agenda. Or ‘Love, Simon’ depending on whether you prefer the film. And whilst I didn’t, I can see why they shortened the name! Recently, I’ve been talking quite a lot about the SimonverseContinue reading “❤️ ‘Love, Simon’ Cross-stitch ❤️”

Valentine’s Day Review: Love Creekwood

IT’S SO ADORABLE… and now I’m crying. Name: Love Creekwood Author: Becky Albertalli Published: 2021 Fall in love all over again with the characters from the bestselling Simonverse novels in this highly anticipated epilogue novella. It’s been more than a year since Simon and Blue turned their anonymous online flirtation into an IRL relationship, andContinue reading “Valentine’s Day Review: Love Creekwood”

2 AMAZING Arc Graphic Novels

So, as you might know, I’m pretty new to the whole ARC thing. Whilst it’s amazing to have all these gorgeous books available (and not so amazing that I now have deadlines for reading), I hadn’t yet hit a 5 star book. I hadn’t read an ARC that made me want to cry my eyesContinue reading “2 AMAZING Arc Graphic Novels”

Crier’s War’ Is Like Sapphic Star Wars: A Book Review

This was a disappointing read 🙁 Name: Crier’s War Author: Nina Varela Published: 2019 Impossible love between two girls —one human, one Made. A love that could birth a revolution. After the War of Kinds ravaged the kingdom of Rabu, the Automae, Designed to be the playthings of royals, took over the estates of their ownersContinue reading “Crier’s War’ Is Like Sapphic Star Wars: A Book Review”

My Soundtrack To Carry On by Rainbow Rowell… THE MOVIE

Hey! This is a different post to normal, but it’s an idea I’ve had for a while. You guys seemed to enjoy when I talked about music – before plus this is so fun. Can I just confirm that Carry On is not a film… and to be honest, I think it should stay thatContinue reading “My Soundtrack To Carry On by Rainbow Rowell… THE MOVIE”

Most Powerful Quotes From ‘Pet’ by Awaeke Emezi

This is a book that needs to be heard. Name: Pet Author: Awaeke Emezi Published: 2019 Pet is here to hunt a monster.Are you brave enough to look? There are no more monsters anymore, or so the children in the city of Lucille are taught. With doting parents and a best friend named Redemption, JamContinue reading “Most Powerful Quotes From ‘Pet’ by Awaeke Emezi”

Feminist Fairytales: ‘The Language Of Thorns’ Review

Some of the stories were dark Name: The Language Of Thorns: Midnight Tales and Dangerous Magic Author: Leigh Bardugo Illustrator: Sara Kipin Published: 2017 Love speaks in flowers. Truth requires thorns. A collection of six lavishly illustrated stories filled with betrayals, romance and revenge. Travel to a world of dark bargains struck by moonlight, ofContinue reading “Feminist Fairytales: ‘The Language Of Thorns’ Review”

Reviewing ‘Love, Frankie’ (she doesn’t go to Hollywood)

Do you know the feeling when you’ve outgrown one of your favourite childhood authors? No? Good – it’s not nice. Name: Love Frankie Author: Jacqueline Wilson Published: 2020 Frankie is nearly fourteen and teenage life certainly comes with its ups and downs. Her mum is seriously ill with MS and Frankie can feel herself growingContinue reading “Reviewing ‘Love, Frankie’ (she doesn’t go to Hollywood)”