Today is the day where we can all unwrap Theodora Quirke for ourselves! Caroline Smailes latest novel is officially out in the world and avaliable from all good bookshops and online!Continue reading “The Unwrapping Of Theodora Quirke by Caroline Smailes”
Once i read Laura Wood’s YA debut, i knew she’d be an auto buy author and someone that i absolutely adored. This was only solidified once i interviewed Laura a couple of years back, and lets just say our interview over-ran by 45 minutes.Continue reading “A Snowfall Of Silver by Laura Wood”
Ourselves and the lovely Lois of LoisReadsBooks announced a readathon we set up which begins this month, from the 25th October until 8th November 2020. It’s a Crime Readathon as we want to expand our reading of the crime genre and it’s various subgenres. We have created a little spreadsheet of some recommendations and suggestions where you could find some books for your readathon TBR!Continue reading “Crime Readathon Book Recs”
The fetishisation of MLM (men loving men) has long been an issue – particularly in fandoms – and there has been a lot of discourse around this and the inappropriate sexualisation of teenagers in the YA and bookish community recently. This is a huge topic, and way more than we could ever cover in one post, but it’s something that must continue to be discussed. Content warning: fetishisation, hypersexualisation, homophobia.Continue reading “The Issue of Fetishising Queer Characters in YA”
Today’s post is a little different but I am very excited about it! We here at The Little Contemporary Corner have partnered with Women X – created by Rianne Pictures with the aim of uplifting women and non-binary filmmakers. I work at Rianne Pictures, which is a volunteer and women led production company – I’ve been there for over three years now, I absolutely love it and I’m super glad my two worlds of films and books have collided! Read on to find out what the event is, when it is and how you can get tickets…Continue reading “Partner Event: Women X”
Septemeber has seemed like a hectic month! I feel as though i’ve barely gotten any reading done, and what i have read hasn’t been top tier incredible for me. But i managed to get my hands on some exciting review books in September, and our readathon has been announced for October, so i’m sure i’ll get plenty of reading done in October.
We are so excited to announce our Crime Readathon which we are hosting along with the wonderful Lois of Lois Reads Books! We have been wanting to do this for a long while now and we finally found the time to bring it to fruition! Read on to find out more about it and how you can get involved.Continue reading “Crime Readathon Announcement”