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
Hey everyone! Today I have the abolsute joy of kicking off the CHCC YA Bookish Joy Blog Fest: a blog tour which will see some of my favourite bloggers celebrating everything they love about books. When I was initially asked to be on this blog tour, it was pitched to me as "write a letter … Continue reading CHCC YA Bookish Joy Blog Fest!
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
Last week, during half term, the gorgeous people of Waterstones Newcastle brought to us 2 of my favourite authors: Holly Bourne and Tom Fletcher. Now it's not very often we get authors in the North so often, so I was VERY happy when I found out they'd both be here! Holly Bourne was here promoting … Continue reading Events!
It's Sunday. It's YALC. I'm excited. It's Sunday. It's #SixforSunday time! Last week I posted about books that I'm excited for at YALC, this week I'm talking: Six authors I am excited to meet at YALC Melinda Salisbury Sara Barnard Alice Broadway Holly Bourne Will Hill Katie Webber I have met some of these authors … Continue reading S4S – YALC authors
Hello! It's Sunday again! How exciting! This week's #SixforSunday theme is: YALC books Books that make me excited for YALC. Authors I am excited to meet. Sin Eater's Daughter - Melinda Salisbury (BOOKBLOG: Queen Mel) A Quiet Kind of Thunder - Sara Barnard (BOOKBLOG: Sara Barnard) Ink - Alice Broadway (BOOKBLOG: ALICE BROADWAY) Truth or … Continue reading S4S – YALC books
During my amazing October trip to London for YAShot 2016 I was lucky enough to get talking to the amazing author Sarah Govett! We made arrangements to do something together for my blog and here we are and it's featuring in my lovely blogmas!! I was also lucky enough that Sarah sent me a copy … Continue reading BOOKMAS: Sarah Govett
The day FINALLY came. I was London bound! (I had the Reception bear, Betty, in tow with me and we were off!) Jumped on the train after work on Friday and zoomed off to London. I knew that a few of the blogger friends I had made were going to be there so as well … Continue reading YAShot 2016: Pt 1