The Agust D ‘D-2’ Book Tag (original!)

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[ID: Black and grey edited D-2 album image reading 'The D-2 Book Tag'] Will I ever tire of making BTS-related bookish things?!? NO!! [ID: black and white flashing gif of seven Korean boys dancing] Ahh, BTS' 'N.O'. What a classic. To celebrate 1 year with Agust D's 'D-2' mixtape I thought I'd come up with … Continue reading The Agust D ‘D-2’ Book Tag (original!)

Top Ten Tuesday: 10 Reasons Why I Love ‘Railhead’

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Buckle up your space train seatbelts folks, because today I'm going to talk about why I love the 'Railhead' books by Philip Reeve! Genre: Sci-fi The Great Network: the place of the thousand gates, where sentient trains cross the galaxy in a heartbeat. Zen Starling is merely a petty thief, but when a mysterious stranger sends … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: 10 Reasons Why I Love ‘Railhead’

8 Years with BTS

Today (13 June) was BTS' 8th anniversary of their debut! To countdown during my first Festa (BTS' annual anniversary celebrations), I did a series of little Polaroid watercolour paintings for their most recent album 'BE'. I also did a bonus one for their single 'Butter', blended with Jin's solo song 'Moon' from their previous album … Continue reading 8 Years with BTS

Review: ‘The Ones We’re Meant to Find’ by Joan He

Every other sleep, I dream of swimming to the horizon and finding my sister at the edge of the world. She takes me by the hand and leads us home. Home means a city in the sky, sometimes. Or another island. Home could be here, for all I care, if she were with me. Rating: … Continue reading Review: ‘The Ones We’re Meant to Find’ by Joan He

Review: ‘Unravel the Dusk’ (‘The Blood of Stars’, #2) by Elizabeth Lim

"You said that I am your oath now," I whispered, "so I bind you to me. No matter what happens, come back on the ninth day of the ninth month. Every year, I will wait for you - by the sea where I grew up, back home in Port Kamalan." Rating: 4/5 paper planes Genre: … Continue reading Review: ‘Unravel the Dusk’ (‘The Blood of Stars’, #2) by Elizabeth Lim

Book Tour Stop! ‘The Wolf and the Woodsman’ by Ava Reid

Today I'll be doing a book feature of 'The Wolf and the Woodsman' by Ava Reid, out 8th June! Thank you to Ava Reid, Rachel Kennedy and Del Rey for the chance to be on this tour! It's not Friday, but let's have some first lines anyway (these ones are great): The trees have to … Continue reading Book Tour Stop! ‘The Wolf and the Woodsman’ by Ava Reid

Review: ‘Sorrowland’ by Rivers Solomon (narr. Karen Chilton)

[Vern] saw that cursed flag on the hunter's T-shirt, and wondered if he knew about the glut of traumas that defined this nation's founding. Had he fallen so in love with the myth of belonging that he thought the corpses of his imaginary foes were worthwhile sacrifices toward barbecues, megachurches, bandannas and hot dogs?The primary … Continue reading Review: ‘Sorrowland’ by Rivers Solomon (narr. Karen Chilton)

#FanartFriday – my first bullet journal spread!

Hello! It's been a while since my last post, where do the days go?! And I just looked back and realised my last post was also a #FanartFriday one...I promise I've not turned into an art blog, there will definitely be book posts coming - hopefully this weekend I can post my 'Sorrowland' (Rivers Solomon) … Continue reading #FanartFriday – my first bullet journal spread!

#FanartFriday: Kaz and Inej – a modern London AU

I was part of a mini-event (called a 'mini-bang') as part of a wider Grishaverse fandom event ('The Grishaverse Big Bang) where fanfiction writers will create a short fanfic and a couple of artists will draw something inspired by it! My writer (Jasmine/cruelhighways) wrote a Kanej (Kaz/Inej) modern London AU - you can read it … Continue reading #FanartFriday: Kaz and Inej – a modern London AU

Review: ‘Kate in Waiting’ by Becky Albertalli

It's basic Avril Lavigne math. We were the junior theater counselors, He was our cute townie vocal consultant. You truly could not make it any more obvious. Rating: 4.8/5 paper planes Genre: YA contemporaryPublication: 22 April 2021 (ebook)Pages: 400 (ebook) Synopsis: Contrary to popular belief, best friends Kate Garfield and Anderson Walker are not codependent. … Continue reading Review: ‘Kate in Waiting’ by Becky Albertalli

#BangtanBookstagram – a May 2021 photo challenge!

PSA for anyone who's a fan of BTS and likes posting bookish photos on Instagram! A few bookish ARMYs and I came up with this challenge for May - what better way to blend our love for books and Bangtan by creating a whole month of prompts around it? The prompts can be interpreted as-is or loosely, … Continue reading #BangtanBookstagram – a May 2021 photo challenge!