Bank Holiday Monday is a perfect time to start a readathon! Luckily the wonderful Rachel (the #SundayYA boss lady) has started a brilliant Sunday YA readathon and I am excited about it! She created this incredible bingo board style mission! I'm going across the middle! There's so many ways I could've gone! I have about … Continue reading #SundayYAthon TBR
Hello Wednesday folks! Sorry this is late, I have had a mega stressful week, however you are in for a treat with this guest blog this week. My gorgeous friend Rachel, over-lady of #SundayYA, #SundayYAthon and 100-or-less has popped along to talk about YA books which discuss one of the most important things to a … Continue reading Mental Health in YA
It's that time again, April has come and gone! This year is flying by! We're in the final term... (as a teacher, I count my life in terms ha! This means I have only 1 term until I start training... this makes me wanna vomit. We will get to that in a future blog post!) … Continue reading April Books
This Easter weekend was my 2nd (maybe 3rd?) time of joining in a SundayYAthon and I loved it! For those of you who don't know, #SundayYA is a chat that happens every Sunday between 6 and 7pm and I love it. We've had all sorts of chats over the past few weeks and it's ran … Continue reading SundayYAthon at Easter!
Winterkill: seductive, nervy and enthralling. Friday saw the start of the #SundayYAthon... where we have to read as many books as we can in a weekend! I was travelling to London to meet a pocket friend of mine (see: amazing online friend) and was reading Orangeboy on the way down (as book 1 of #SundayYAthon) … Continue reading BOOKBLOG: KATE A BOORMAN
I'll Be Home For Christmas: honest, frank and emotive. This collection of poems and stories by some of the leading UK YA authors is a brilliant book and it's for a BRILLIANT cause - with each book that's bought a donation is given to Crisis. Lovely idea. Well done Stripes publishing! This collection is all … Continue reading BOOKBLOG: Tom Becker
A Monster Calls: heart breaking, emotional and incredible. During #SundayYAthon I read this amazing book and I couldn't let it go without giving it its own blog post. It is SUCH an incredible story. And now that it's a film, I may have to go see the film! I'm sure people have been telling me to … Continue reading BOOKBLOG: Patrick Ness
As December occurred and is now over I thought I would look back at some of the books I read, bought for myself and gifted. December is a funny month for me. There are still books I want to buy but I know that Santa is coming so I have to stop myself! These are … Continue reading December books
Once again I put myself through the torture misery delight of #SundayYAthon. Rachel made these categories for those of us who wanted to use, but they weren't compulsory! It took me a while to get my reading pile sorted. I just wasn't sure what I was going to read or what I would be in … Continue reading #SundayYAthon
Recently on Twitter I have started joining in more blogger chats and it's been really cool getting to know lots of other bloggers and seeing what they're up to. One chat that I'm really fond of is #SundayYA - obviously on a Sunday and about YA books. Now as all of you know, I love … Continue reading SundayYAthon!