blogging tips

How to Make a Post Stand Out: Blogging Tips #2

Another post in a series where I share my non-existent wisdom on blogging. So lately I've been thinking about how this blog has grown, and what makes people keep coming to it. I pay a lot of attention to my statistics (more on that in another post) and so I have insight into what makes… Continue reading How to Make a Post Stand Out: Blogging Tips #2

fiction

Suburban Drama, Darkness and Spectacular Female Characters: Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty

Can we make suburban drama a genre, please? I have talked and talked about how much I love small town books. Given the fact that suburbia is a small town in itself, I was bound to like this. I just wasn't prepared for how much I was going to like it. I knew nothing about… Continue reading Suburban Drama, Darkness and Spectacular Female Characters: Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty

2017 releases · YA

#BlackLivesMatter, Family and Speaking Out: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

Believe the hype.  I knew I wanted to read this ever since it first got announced. I am someone who doesn't live in America. I am from a small country in Europe, so I am "removed" from the topic of this book. However, I am a heavy Internet user, so the Black Lives Matter movement… Continue reading #BlackLivesMatter, Family and Speaking Out: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

2017 releases · fantasy · YA

Adventure, Alchemy and Love: The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzi Lee

Adventure, growing up, and even some pirates.  I knew as soon as this started getting around that I wanted to read it. It's rare for me to be so excited to read a really hyped up book, but I just had a feeling that I would love this. And I did. This book is set… Continue reading Adventure, Alchemy and Love: The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzi Lee

Misc · YA

#TRCAugust: The Raven Cycle Readalong

Let's read together.So I've been toying with the idea of hosting a readalong for a long time, and I thought it was finally time to do it. Every year, I reread some of my favorite books, like Harry Potter or more importantly for this post - The Raven Cycle by Maggie Stiefvater. And just recently,… Continue reading #TRCAugust: The Raven Cycle Readalong