Hello friends! Here we are, 2 weeks after YALC, and my gosh. I still don't think I'm quite over the introvert hangover. I can't be the only person who really needs to like be ALONE after weekends like this, can I? For all, yes, YALC is exhausting, it's also wonderful. It's bookish goodness for 3 … Continue reading YALC goodness
On Saturday, I had the utter joy of going to Preston for the second year of the NYA Literature Festival. (We'll forgive the fact I had to be up at 5am and that there was some SERIOUS train anxiety going around coming home... I did get home at the time I was expecting, do not … Continue reading NYA Lit Fest
Hello! How are we all today? So, a little over a month ago, I went to YALC and had the best time. Today I'm going to share some of my highlights from the weekend and then in the coming week I'm going to share my YALC haul, including books I bought, books I got, samplers … Continue reading YALC highlights
Notes on a Nervous Planet: like reading a book from your clever and caring friend "The world is messing with our minds. Rates of stress and anxiety are rising. A fast, nervous planet is creating fast and nervous lives. We are more connected, yet feel more alone. And we are encouraged to worry about everything … Continue reading BOOK BLOG: Matt Haig
Hello! Today I'm sharing some of my top tips for how to get the most out of YALC. Now, I'm by no means a YALC pro, but from going last year there's a few things I learned that I thought might be useful to share with everyone going this year! Have breakfast Don't make the … Continue reading YALC top tips!
Last weekend saw the brilliant day of YAShot finally come upon us and what a day it was! From authors to awards, coffee to chilling, friends to feelings... lots of fun was had by all. YAShot is a brilliant, one day bookish event held in Uxbridge, which features tons of brilliant authors doing panels, workshops … Continue reading YAShot 2018
One of the most amazing parts of being a blogger is going along to bookish events. Bookish events are an incredible opportunity to meet other bloggers, publishers, authors - all of the amazing book people that the book community is filled with. Now don't get me wrong, book events can be pretty scary if you're … Continue reading Bookish events
This past weekend, I attended a bookish event in the North. Listen again, A BOOKISH EVENT IN THE NORTH. (I know, I know, they're becoming more frequent BUT IT'S SO NICE TO BE SOMEWHAT NORTH AND CELEBRATING THE BOOKS). I was attending Northern YA Literature Festival, which was held at the University of Central Lancashire. … Continue reading NYALitFest
Katie Webber is one of my favourite authors, one of those MUST BUYS MUST TRY TO ACQUIRE BOOKS FROM. Wing Jones is one of those just incredible books that comes along and smacks you in the face. When I was asked if I'd like to do a Q&A with Katie as part of the NYA … Continue reading Q&A with Katherine Webber!
It Only Happens In The Movies: heart-breaking and moving. "Audrey is over romance. Since her parents' relationship imploded her mother's been catatonic, so she takes a cinema job to get out of the house. But there she meets wannabe film-maker Harry. Nobody expects Audrey and Harry to fall in love as hard and fast as … Continue reading BOOKBLOG: Holly Bourne