[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!)
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’
“Vow to vow, blood to blood, soul to soul. For as long as the sun shines, the wind roams, the sea flows, and the earth pulses, may you belong to each other, never to part. I give you the Cadre Tiresias’s blessing.” Rating: 3/5 paper planes Genre: Fantasy (romance; shapeshifting; time-travel)Publication: 9 March 2021Pages: 257 … Continue reading Review: ‘The Language of the Flowers’ (‘The Language of the Flowers’, #1) by K. Pigeon
When sad, let's ride a bicycleLet’s have the wind blow beneath our two feetOh, let’s ride a bicycleWith our two arms spread out freely (Doolset Lyrics translation!) It's Kim Namjoon's birthday!! (I've been excited for it for months hahaha.) I hope he will have the most wonderful day and coming year 💜 His birthday drawing … Continue reading Happy Namjoon Day!
Just popping in to wish our maknae the loveliest of birthdays and I hope he'll have a happy and healthy coming year full of love and laughter! [ID: Beige squared paper background, on which is sketched two drawings of Jungkook, with cursive lettering in the bottom left reading ‘You are the cause of my euphoria’ … Continue reading Happy Jungkook Day!
Hello again!! How's your week been going so far? I've been ridiculously busy and super tired as we've finally started physically moving things to our next house. I've just packed all my books into boxes (good thing that all my current reads are in ebook/audiobook format!) and today I've got my second COVID vaccination. So...busy … Continue reading Fanart Friday: #chae6k_dtiys ‘Interlude: Set Me Free’/’Interlude: Shadow’
Genre: YA contemporary romance; retelling ('Pride and Prejudice')Publication: 18 Sep 2018Listening length: 6 hours (1x speed) Synopsis: Zuri Benitez has pride. Brooklyn pride, family pride, and pride in her Afro-Latino roots. But pride might not be enough to save her rapidly gentrifying neighborhood from becoming unrecognizable. When the wealthy Darcy family moves in across the street, … Continue reading Review: ‘Pride’ by Ibi Zoboi (narr. Elizabeth Acevedo)
May men fall to me as this offering falls to you, Greatest Aphrodite. May I know love's power, if never its sweetness.All quotes are from the ARC (advance reader copy), subject to change in the final version. Rating: 4.8/5 paper planes Genre: Historical fictionPublication: 13 May 2021Pages: 464 (hardcover) Synopsis: Amara was once a beloved … Continue reading Review: ‘The Wolf Den’ (‘Wolf Den Trilogy’, #1) by Elodie Harper
Hello again!! Today I'm sharing a couple of art studies (basically practice for later/bigger pieces) that ended up becoming pieces of fanart...the pull to create BTS fanart is pretty irresistible... [Image description: Seven boys from the Korean group BTS, wearing summery pastel toned clothing, lining up to face the camera for a photograph.] With the … Continue reading Art studies that turned into fanart
“[S]peaking means nothing if you don’t have voice. The real voice. The voice that never fears. The voice that never doubts. The voice that wins without being loud.” Rating: 4.5/5 paper planes Genre: Sci-fi-fantasy; post-apocalyptic utopia/dystopiaPublication: 21 July 2021Pages: 164 (paperback) Synopsis: In the near future, a machinist, a monk, and a mesmerizer are looking for the … Continue reading Review: ‘The High Auction’ (‘Wisdom Revolution’, #1) by Misba
ID: Rainbows in a purple sky over green forests, with 'The LGBTQ+ Rep Book Tag' written in the centre in dark purple and 'The Sassy Library Fox' written in pink in the bottom right. The V (The Sassy Library Fox) to my Yoongi tagged me in this, thank you! I'm almost a month late but … Continue reading The LGBTQ+ Rep Book Tag: Round 2!
So in my last Fanart Friday (A Butter MerMay) I said I'd show my other MerMay paintings in the next week...and now three weeks later here we are. Oops! It's been really busy these days with getting my first COVID vaccine, finding a new place to live (I'm relocating soon), preparing a presentation on my … Continue reading Fanart Friday: More mermaids!