As many UK readers know, the Young Adult Literature Convention (YALC) is coming up this week! Part of London Film and Comic Con, YALC celebrates YA books, readers, and authors in one happy weekend. I’m going to YALC for the first time, as I’m sure many others are too, but I am a seasoned attendee of both New York Comic Con and professional conferences. I thought I’d share some general conference-going tips to (hopefully) make your life a bit easier and more comfortable at YALC.
The fantasy genre is notorious for its long series and hefty books. As a long-time fantasy reader, there are so many series that I just haven’t managed to finish. I decided to highlight a few of these unfinished series, along with some non-fantasy series, for Top Ten Tuesday, as The Broke and the Bookish is on hiatus. I’m only listing series I’d like to finish rather than ones I decided to quit (looking at you, Dresden Files).
Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and The Bookish, but they're on hiatus so I came up with my own! I absolutely love a great villain. I often prefer them over heroes because they tend to be more complex and quite frankly, more fun. I’d do a top ten, however I … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Villainous Villains
Hosted by Taking on a World of Words, this meme is all about the three Ws: What are you currently reading? What did you recently finish reading? What do you think you’ll read next? Why not join in too? Leave a comment with your link at Taking on a World of Words and then go blog … Continue reading WWW Wednesdays
Anyone who has spent time on this blog knows that I am an absolute sucker for a gorgeous cover. I’ll always pick up a beautifully designed book, and the cover will sway me to purchase a book about 80% of the time.
Hi guys! I only just realised that I've just passed the 100 follower mark.
Every reader is unique; we all have different methods of tracking, handling, and choosing the books we read. Here are some of the quirks I’ve developed as a lifelong reader:
Hi all! Sorry for being away for so long, I just knew I wouldn't be posting any updates to the blog while I was away on holiday. I did so little reading while I was there, which is quite shameful but we were so busy!
I’ve seen a number of posts recently on managing your Goodreads shelves, trimming down your digital TBR, etc. This got me thinking: am I using Goodreads to its greatest potential?
We all have our childhood favorites, the books that ignited our love of reading and stick with us through adulthood and are treasured memories. From Harry Potter to Narnia, there are books that remain in our consciousness for our whole lives, but what about our forgotten favorites? What about the books we read until the … Continue reading Forgotten Childhood Favorites