How I Arrange my Bookshelf

It’s taken me a long time to perfect my display of books. Like many bookworms, when we first get into reading, there’s plenty of space! But then it accumulates… and grows… and g r o w s.

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Original post: Shelf Control #1

It’s taken me a long time to perfect my display of books. Like many bookworms, when we first get into reading, there’s plenty of space! But then it accumulates… and grows… and g r o w s. 

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#TheReadingQuest Wrap Up/Highlights

Since I did every book challenge, I’m sure you don’t want to hear about every book. 

Here’s a list of the top rated books I read!

You, probably: “not another #theReadingQuest update!!! >:(”

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Cal’s Book Pictionary #1

Hello and welcome to a new game on my blog! There’s prizes up for grabs, first come first served.

Hello and welcome to a new game on my blog! There’s prizes up for grabs, first come first served. Continue reading “Cal’s Book Pictionary #1”

YA Contemporaries Perfect for Spring Time

In Australia, spring has sprung, and I want to talk to you about my favourite genre to read when it starts to get hot: YA Contemporary. 

I know this may sound odd. Many of you are from the northern hemisphere, you see. on the other hand, am not. In Australia, spring has sprung, and I want to talk to you about my favourite genre to read when it starts to get hot: YA Contemporary.  Continue reading “YA Contemporaries Perfect for Spring Time”

Why I Value Bella Swan

Of course, many people dislike her character, saying she’s a bad role-model. But I reject this, for a number of reasons. The root of their mentality is sexist and problematic for fiction and life, and I think it’s time we address these issues.

bella-swan-bella-swan-35708926-245-256This could be a series in itself, but I decided to post my recent response to a Goodread’s forum discussing Bella Swan. Of course, many people dislike her character, saying she’s a bad role-model. But I reject this, for a number of reasons. The root of their mentality is sexist and problematic for fiction and life, and I think it’s time we address these issues. Continue reading “Why I Value Bella Swan”

Free Reading Group Guide: Heart of Mist

This is the start of the new blog series– I’ve always wanted to kickstart my own bookclub! 🙂 This will be the start to many bookish discussions, which will most likely migrate to my new booktube channel (y’know… when I eventually make one).

Hello, readers!

Today’s post is something a bit more fun and resourceful. Heart of Mist is the hottest new release in YA fantasy, and the author, Helen Scheuerer, is currently touring blogs to promote her debut novel, Heart of Mist (The Oremere Chronicles #1). I am designated to write a review, but I thought, “what better than to involve the reading community?”. We can all have a little fun discussion the newest releases! 

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September’s YA Releases

Like May, September seems to be a busy month for YA publication. I can’t wait to dive into these books. 

Like May, September seems to be a busy month for YA publication. I can’t wait to dive into these six books.  Continue reading “September’s YA Releases”