My Birthday, 100 Followers & My Thoughts on the Kobo Aura H2O Edition 2

As you can imagine, I was pretty excited to come onto WordPress last month and find this message waiting for me :). (The current tally is now sitting around 114). A special thank you to everyone for being a part of the journey, especially Literary Dust, A Haven for Book Lovers and A Bookish Tara … Continue reading My Birthday, 100 Followers & My Thoughts on the Kobo Aura H2O Edition 2

The 2018 Inky Awards Shortlist Has Been Announced & Voting is Now Open!

The Inside a Dog Inky Awards , which are run by The Centre for Youth Literature at State Library Victoria, are the only young adult novel awards in Australia that are judged and voted on solely by teenagers. A few weeks back, I posted to share my excitement at seeing some of my favourite ya books make … Continue reading The 2018 Inky Awards Shortlist Has Been Announced & Voting is Now Open!

Discussion Post: The Pros & Cons of NetGalley

Free books! Who doesn't want them? Well... Sometimes me. NetGalley is certainly an amazing service; it supports authors, informs readers of upcoming releases & provides free books in return for honest reviews, however, there's always another side to every story and for me, sometimes NetGalley is just too inviting (anyone else press the 'request' button … Continue reading Discussion Post: The Pros & Cons of NetGalley