Review: ‘Nick and Charlie’ (‘Solitaire’, #1.5) by Alice Oseman

I wish I could turn back time. I wish I could keep turning back time to Thursday, and every time I got to the end of Thursday, I'd rewind time to the beginning of Thursday again, and I'd just be with Nick every day for the rest of my life. Rating: 4.5/5 paper planes Genre: … Continue reading Review: ‘Nick and Charlie’ (‘Solitaire’, #1.5) by Alice Oseman

Review: ‘Loveless’ by Alice Oseman

Maybe it's not the heteronormative dream that she grew up wishing for, but...knowing who you are and loving yourself is so much better than that, I think. Rating: 4.5/5 paper planes Genre: YA contemporary (LGBTQIA+ coming of age) Publication: 9th July 2020 Pages: 448 Synopsis: Georgia has never been in love, never kissed anyone, never … Continue reading Review: ‘Loveless’ by Alice Oseman

First Lines Friday (19th June ’20)

First lines: There were literally three separate couples sitting around the fire making out, like some sort of organised kissing orgy, and half of me was like, ew, and the other half was like, Wow, I sure do wish that was me. 'Loveless' by Alice Oseman (publishes 9th July) Georgia has never been in love, … Continue reading First Lines Friday (19th June ’20)

#5OnMyTBR: LGBTQ+ main characters

Upcoming June prompts: 08/06/2020 — Pride Free Day15/06/2020 — Rainbow (on the cover, made from covers… be creative!)22/06/2020 — LGBTQ+ History (non-fiction or historical novels)29/06/2020 — LGBTQ+ Author These are all books I'm extremely excited for that have been recommended to me one time or several! 'Loveless' by Alice Oseman also makes the list but … Continue reading #5OnMyTBR: LGBTQ+ main characters

‘Heartstopper’ by Alice Oseman: A love letter to a love story

This is a little different to my normal book reviews. First of all, it's a Medium article, and I've gone into a lot more detail on the personal impact this comic has had on me and others in the LGBTQIA+ and neurodiverse community! I did a survey and received so many incredible responses, thank you … Continue reading ‘Heartstopper’ by Alice Oseman: A love letter to a love story

#SixforSunday: Books from your TBR that you predict will be 5*

This week: Six predicted 5-star reads This is going to be hard, given how huge my TBR list is and how intensively I vet books before they even make it onto said list! I'll stick to books I already own to make things easier... 'Burn' by Patrick Ness (out 7 May) "An all-consuming story of … Continue reading #SixforSunday: Books from your TBR that you predict will be 5*

#FanartFriday: Heartstopper, Carry On and The School for Good and Evil

You know, sometimes I think we get too caught up in creating art for what other people might like - obviously, we want to please our audiences! We want our work to be appreciated! But I think it's just as important that artists themselves find joy or catharsis in what they create. I found that … Continue reading #FanartFriday: Heartstopper, Carry On and The School for Good and Evil

🎨 Fanart Friday: Heartstopper, Six of Crows and Carry On 🎨

Woah okay so this week...I finished not one...not two...not three...but FOUR fanart pieces?!? Across three fandoms?? This is unprecedented for me, I swear. 'Heartstopper': Tara and Darcy A Tara (above) and Darcy (bottom) version of the original Heartstopper comic cover 'Heartstopper' is a YA contemporary webcomic/graphic novel by Alice Oseman, following the adorkable gay romance … Continue reading 🎨 Fanart Friday: Heartstopper, Six of Crows and Carry On 🎨

Top Ten Tuesday: Books On My TBR I Predict Will Be Five Star Reads

1. 'Heartstopper, Vol. 3' by Alice Oseman I've not not loved any 'Heartstopper' content, so I can place my bets that I'll adore the new volume (releasing in 2 days!) 2. 'Loveless' by Alice Oseman Heard tell about enemies-to-lovers and important aro/ace representation, sooooo...I'm hyped! 3. 'Radio Silence' by Alice Oseman I've heard that of … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books On My TBR I Predict Will Be Five Star Reads

Thursday Tunes 🎶

Happy Halloween! Can you believe October is practically over already?! I had a great time doing Inktober (I might put them up here later) - are any of you doing NaNoWriMo? With Thursday Tunes, I'm going to try this new thing where every Thursday, I'll share songs or playlists that I'm loving this week - … Continue reading Thursday Tunes 🎶