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

Top Ten Tuesday: Books That Make Me Smile :)

Today's topic: books that made me smile! Earlier today I saw Virginia @ The Sassy Library Fox's TTT, and she asked about different types of smiles. Now I've felt inspired to think about what specific kind of smile each of the books below elicit! 'The Graveyard Book' by Neil Gaiman - a wistful smile This … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books That Make Me Smile 🙂

‘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

Top 5 Saturday: Books to Read while Stuck Inside/Quarantined

Upcoming Topics 4/11/20 — Books with a Color in the Title 4/18/20 — Sibling Relationships 4/25/20 — Books Under 300 Pages Without further ado... 1. The 'Heartstopper' graphic novels by Alice Oseman Charlie, a highly-strung over-thinker, and Nick, a cheerful, soft-hearted rugby player, meet at a British all-boys grammar school. Friendship blooms quickly, but could … Continue reading Top 5 Saturday: Books to Read while Stuck Inside/Quarantined

#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

Hello February: Star Wars candles, Heartstopper fanart, TBR and Upcoming Posts

This last week has been jam-packed for me - I submitted my first PhD application, finished a Star Wars readathon, received my 'A Galaxy Far, Far Away' candle box from Midnight Flame Candles (of which I'll be sharing an unboxing soon), took the first steps towards making Heartstopper fanart, and actually got around to producing … Continue reading Hello February: Star Wars candles, Heartstopper fanart, TBR and Upcoming Posts

Top Ten Tuesday: Most Anticipated Releases for 2020 (Jan – June)

Back with another Top Ten Tuesday! Today I'm listing the ten 2020 releases (Jan-June) that I'm most excited for. TTT was created by The Broke and Bookish and moved to That Artsy Reader Girl (click here for upcoming TTT topics!) 1. 'One True King' ('The School for Good and Evil', #6) by Soman Chainani The … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Most Anticipated Releases for 2020 (Jan – June)

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 🎶