Readathons

Queer Lit Readathon TBR

I haven't participated in a readathon in a while and I've really been wanting to, so I couldn't pass on this opportunity. The Queer Lit Readathon is a bi-anual event created and hosted by Kathy Trithardt and Rogan Shannon. For each round there is a special guest host, and this time it's Jean Menzies. As… Continue reading Queer Lit Readathon TBR

Discussion

On Reading Classics

Up until late last year I had always felt inadequate reading classics. That means that while doing my English degree I rarely felt at ease with our assigned reading. I was made to believe that if I didn't grasp — or even worse, if I didn't care for — every single nuance I was simply… Continue reading On Reading Classics

Tags

The Last 10 Books Tag + The Vincent Ehindero Blogger Award

Aaaah, it's my first time being tagged on anything! Thanks again to the lovely Amy @ A Fangirl's Opinion for tagging me in both of these! You should definitely go check out her blog for some amazing and fun bookish content. She's also been nothing but kind and welcoming to me, so I'm really grateful… Continue reading The Last 10 Books Tag + The Vincent Ehindero Blogger Award

ARCs · Reviews

ARC Review: All of Us Villains by Amanda Foody and Christine Lynn Herman

Thanks to NetGalley and the publisher for sending me an eARC in exchange for an honest review. Rating: ★★★.5 Genre: Fantasy, young adult Representation: Bisexual main character, a secondary character is a person of colour Content warnings: Murder, death, grief, extreme violence, blood/gore, parental abuse (emotional and physical), generational trauma, emetophobia Release date: November 9th, 2021 Summary: The blockbuster… Continue reading ARC Review: All of Us Villains by Amanda Foody and Christine Lynn Herman

Recommendations

Audiobooks: Resources + Recommendations

I didn't really enjoy my first time listening to an audiobook, and for the next couple of years I never picked another one up. But back in August 2019 I decided to try again, and oh boy did it change my reading experience for the better. Ever since they've been my go-to for when I'm… Continue reading Audiobooks: Resources + Recommendations

Discussion

Bisexual Representation in Books

Though it is obvious that LGBT+ representation has been on the rise across different types of media in the last couple of years, there's still a long way to go. Traditionally the focus has been put on gay men, leaving any other identity outside of this diversification of content. There is also the issue of… Continue reading Bisexual Representation in Books

ARCs · Reviews

ARC Review: Cheer Up! by Crystal Frasier and Val Wise

I received this book from NetGalley as an eARC in exchange for an honest review. Rating: ★★★★☆ Genre: Young adult, LGBT+, contemporary Representation: Trans bi-racial protagonist, sapphic protagonist, non-binary secondary character, many secondary characters are people of colour Content warning: Transphobia, harassment Release date: August 10th, 2021 Summary: Annie is a smart, antisocial lesbian starting… Continue reading ARC Review: Cheer Up! by Crystal Frasier and Val Wise

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Introduction + 20 Questions Book Tag

Hi, I'm Maria! I'm an avid reader from Spain and I have decided to start a blog. Yes, in 2021. No, I don't have any idea how to actually make this work and my website-making skills are completely non-existent. But, to quote Daniel Radcliffe in that one sketch "I [am trying] and therefore I should… Continue reading Introduction + 20 Questions Book Tag