As you may have noticed (or not) there’s been a huge lack of updates from me, blog posts and monthly reading wrap-ups have taken a big back seat in the last few months. I’ve had a lot going on, and i wanted to catch you up with what’s been happening.Continue reading “There’s Been No Updates From Me”
I’ve been slacking quite a bit this year on the blogging front, and i wanted to just update to let you know where i’ve been and where i’m going to go, and probably how often you should expect me to post.Continue reading “Why I’ve Not Been Blogging”
This post isn’t necessarily going to be a review, however you might take some of my opinions to be a drastic ‘please don’t pick up this book!’ There has been a lot of controversy surrounding Florence Given recently, and whereas I’m not completely clued up on it, before this I had seen her book becoming more and more popular. When I found it on Kindle for 99p as opposed to the usual hardback price, i figured i’d give it a go.Continue reading “Let’s Talk About Women Don’t Owe You Pretty by Florence Given”
For the past couple of years, I’ve made reading resolutions in January about the kinds of books I want to read that year. It’s included things like finish a specific series, read more non-fiction, and finally finish Anna Karenina (which I actually did do last year!). 2021 is different however and I wanted to write about my slightly different approach to reading this year…Continue reading “Why I Haven’t Made 2021 Reading Resolutions”
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”
Primarily, yes we talk about books here. We are a book blog, discussing everything bookish. But with that, sometimes comes other issues. For example, me and Sophie are both in the LGBTQ+ community, which leaves us very open to what is happening in that community. Another thing that is involved with being in the Bookish community is authors, and bloggers, and the relationships between the two.Continue reading “Something We Should ALL Know”
It’s been a good month since i physically sat down and started to write a blog post. My time has been completely taken up, and i’ve taken (what i think was) a well needed break from blogging for a couple of weeks. Let’s have a bit of a catch up!