YALC 2019 TBR (BEDM)

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I’ve already written a pretty brief post about the YALC announcements in general and what i think of them this year. You can see that HERE if you’re interested, but i’ve not talked about authors i’m exciting about or books that i want to read before YALC this year.

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April 2019 Wrap-Up (BEDM)

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I have been waiting for the dip in my reading for a while now, it seems to be going so well i’m guaranteed to hit a slump at some point soon. April is clearly not that time for me! I partly contributed to ARC Attack April, and my goal was to read as many ARCs this month that i could get around to. On top of that, i listened to a couple of audio-books and had our LGBTQ+ book club book to read!

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A List Of Cages by Robin Roe (BEDM)

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A List of Cages has been on my TBR for a little bit of time now, and finally, once i saw it in a book shop i decided to pick it up. I knew it would be a fast read and something i could get through quickly, so i was saving it for a time when i wanted something to run through fast. I wasn’t expecting to soak up every word and savour this book so much.

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YALC Announcements 2019 (BEDM)

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It’s been a big build up to YALC announcements this year. Their usual system of announcing week by week didn’t happen, so we (very stressfully) got all the authors all in one go. I really enjoyed this way of going it, even if my anxiety was at an all time high all day!

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This One Summer by Jillian Tamaki and Mariko Tamaki (BEDM)

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I’ve been wanting to read a graphic novel for quite some time, one of length and a stand alone that i can really get in to. On a recent trip to Waterstones, i found This One Summer, which looked absolutely adorable and something that i’d really want to read pretty quickly. Luckily, my friend bought it and lent it to me, win win for me!

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Queenie by Candice Carty-Williams

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I was lucky enough to attend the Queenie event in Manchester a little while ago, which i absolutely adored, so i knew i wanted to get to Queenie as soon as possible to really maximise my time at the event. I started it just before and read enough to get some really good conversations going at the event. You can read about it HERE.

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Easter 2019 Weekend Book Haul

It’s Easter weekend, which means plenty of things including time off work, loads of chocolate and plenty of fun. My family have always been big on spending Easter weekend together, and this year has been no exception! On Easter Sunday me and my family took a trip to Buxton to do some book shopping.

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