All The Things We Never Said by Yasmin Rahman

32327972682_0c6dc7959d_b

*The book discussed in this post was gifted by Hot Key Books*

A few years ago, you may remember that we did a lot of work with Stripes Publishing centred around A Change Is Gonna Come, an incredible anthology with new voices and established authors. Myself and Sophie absolutely fell in love with Yasmin’s story in A Change Is Gonna Come, so when her debut novel got picked up by Hot Key, i couldn’t have been happier.

Continue reading

Advertisements

Meat Market by Juno Dawson

32327972682_0c6dc7959d_b

I’m a huge fan of Juno’s work, and she’s an author that i think i will constantly support for a very very long time to come. Not only is she an incredible woman, her books are ridiculously well written and funny. So all that being said, i had high hopes for Meat Market.

Continue reading

May 2019 Wrap-Up

image11

I did a lot of travelling and working in May, which means i assumed my reading month would be pretty poor. Considering how busy i was, my reading month was quite average. It was also my first full reading month of my YALC TBR after our announcements for YALC authors in April. I have my semi-strict YALC TBR set until YALC weekend (YALC YALC YALC) which is slowly going down book by book.

Continue reading

Birthday by Meredith Russo (BEDM)

32327972682_0c6dc7959d_b

*The book discussed in this post was gifted from the publisher*

As we have an LGBTQ+ Book Club, we’re always looking for more LGBTQ+ reads, especially from own voices authors. A couple of years back (long ago when we first started the book club) we read If I Was Your Girl by Meredith Russo, and i absolutely loved it. I had to get my hands on Birthday at some point to see how it compared, and to read something else from this wonderful own voices author.

Continue reading

The Paper & Hearts Society by Lucy Powrie (BEDM)

32327972682_0c6dc7959d_b

Everyone in the U.K. YA community knows who Lucy Powrie is. She’s been masterminding U.K. YA for quite some time now, and it took over the community when she announced the release of her debut novel, The Paper & Hearts Society.

Continue reading

Belgium Book Haul

image12

Recently i took a trip to Belgium with one of my friends, which was a whole lot of fun but incredibly busy. We chose to stay in Brussels but travel to Bruges and Antwerp while we were there, to see a little more of the country. I absolutely adored it there, and there will be another post up about my book shopping experience and a little more about travelling soon!

Continue reading