Short Review: BOY SWALLOWS UNIVERSE by Trent Dalton

Follow 12-year-old Eli through his rough teen years involving drugs, violence, and mayhem. What a lyrical book! An extremely well-written novel from an Australian author. I truly understand how this book has gotten so much attention and praise, despite it not being the type of book for me. Although this isn’t the type of novelContinue reading “Short Review: BOY SWALLOWS UNIVERSE by Trent Dalton”

Short Review: NICK AND CHARLIE by Alice Oseman

An adorable continuation from the incredible LGBT graphic novel series, Heartstopper by Alice Oseman. If you haven’t read the graphic novel series by Alice Oseman, I highly recommend. This short little novella based on the two main character made me squirm with joy and grin from ear-to-ear. I absolutely adore the characters, the writing, andContinue reading “Short Review: NICK AND CHARLIE by Alice Oseman”

5 Australian Owned Bookish Mugs!

Hello and welcome! Each week we talk about a few bookish items that are sold by Australian businesses with a focus on a category, and this week we’re looking into mugs. Enough with the chit-chat, let’s just have a looksie at the mugs, shall we? 1: JustTeacherThingz Just Teacher Thingz is a little Etsy storeContinue reading “5 Australian Owned Bookish Mugs!”

The First Horror Novel (Fun Bookish Facts!)

HAPPY HALLOWEEN! In 1764, Horace Walpole published his first ever novel, The Castle of Otranto. After the publication of this novel, he lead his readers to believe that this story was non-fiction and that all of the twists and turns that occured throughout the plot were true. Eventually, in the second edition of The CastleContinue reading “The First Horror Novel (Fun Bookish Facts!)”

The Folklore Book Tag

And we’re back with another Book Tag for Tiggity Tag Friday, where I get to indulge myself in bookish games and you’re forced to watch. (Or read?) You’re welcome! Now firsty let’s thank A Whisper of Ink for letting me pinch the questions right off their page. Thank you so much! Let’s also thank AContinue reading “The Folklore Book Tag”

November Book Birthdays!

LET’S TALK ABOUT THE BOOKS THAT I’M EXCITED ABOUT! Though there isn’t a whole lot that’s being released at this moment that I’m SUPER pumped about. These ones did make the cut! 1: READY PLAYER TWO – Ernest Cline Publication date: 24 November Genre: Young Adult – Science Fiction – Dystopian Sequel to Ready PlayerContinue reading “November Book Birthdays!”

Short Review: HOUSE OF DRAGONS by Jessica Cluess

Five unexpected and “ill-fitting” competitors and their dragons are chosen to compete to be the next emperor/empress. I haven’t read anything by Jessica Cluess before House of Dragons, and upon reading this one, I’m unsure to whether I will read anything else. For me this story needed more depth to the characters and the plotContinue reading “Short Review: HOUSE OF DRAGONS by Jessica Cluess”