I first created this post 2 years ago but have decided to update it by recreating it in a more readable and shareable format - an infographic (more specifically an infographic flowchart quiz... what a mouthful). You can find the original post here, which contains a detailed explanation of my reasoning behind choosing each of … Continue reading Updated: BOOKISH MATCHMAKING – BOOKS FOR PEOPLE WHO LOVE WONDER BY R.J. PALACIO.
My love for The Bell Jar led me to construct the 'flowchart quiz' below to help other fans of the book find other books they may enjoy.
Only The Ocean by Natasha Carthew Release date: 1 November 2018 Subjects: Lgbt+ romance 🌈, ship-worthy couples👩❤️👩, teen motherhood🍼, (literal) ships & stowaways 🚢 Ahh this book... This book left me with that sweet post-book bliss that only the very best story manage to provide. The (queer) (*squeals*) romance, and surprisingly dark character background (not to … Continue reading Only the Ocean, Emergency Contact and The Mermaid’s Voice Returns in This One; The Best New Books I’ve Read in 2019 So Far
Arcs, or Advanced Reviewer Copies are an amazing way for bloggers, librarians and reviewers to gain access to new release books in return for their honest opinion. Books by popular or 'big name' authors are hotly contested, and it's not always that you're chosen to receive the book. Here are 8 books I requested via … Continue reading 8 Books I Wish I Could Have Read as Arcs
February's not too late to post a 2018 wrap up, right? Right? I've been on holidays for the past few months but now, but have finally decided to get back to blogging at a slower, less structured pace. A huge thank you to the Perpetual Page Turner for organising this annual survey! Find my 2017 … Continue reading My Favourite Reads of 2018 & Early 2019 |(Extremely Late) End of Year Survey
While scrolling through the Goodreads Choice Awards, I noticed Jennifer Niven's All the Bright Places nominated for the 'best of the best' category. Sadly, the novel didn't make it to the final round, however, the awards still got me thinking about some of my favourite books that fans of All the Bright Places could enjoy.Fans … Continue reading Bookish Matchmaking- Recommendations For If You Loved All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven
I've actually been getting quite into my nonfiction recently; one of my favourite books of the year so far, Elena Vanishing by Clare B. Dunkle and Elena Dunkle, is a memoir, and I'm currently reading a Why We Sleep by Matthew Walker on my Kobo. It should come at no surprise then, that I was eager … Continue reading Nonfiction November 2018 TBR
These past few years have brought a superfluity of amazing book to movie conversions. Here are a few of my favourites, as well as some that I am dying to see. Read/seen Everything Everything. A great book & sweet movie. Wonder. How can you not fall in love with Augie, Wonder's adorable protagonist? The book transitioned well … Continue reading The Best Book to Movie & TV Conversions of 2017-18-19
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 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!