The slow journey to discovering what I truly like to read

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Hello, my lovely lemons! 🍋 I hope you’re doing well and that something has made you smile today. It’s been longer than I intended since I last posted - nothing drastic, but I am aiming for 1 post per week this year and at the time of writing this intro I’m currently 10 days out. … Continue reading The slow journey to discovering what I truly like to read

Am I getting OLD? 😱 | Growing tired of YA novels

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Hello, my lovely lemons! 🍋 About 3 books deep into an adult urban fantasy binge the other day I was struck with a sudden realisation. I looked upon my TBR shelf and saw the row of YA contemporaries, and it made me sigh. Did I really want to read about all this teenage drama? I … Continue reading Am I getting OLD? 😱 | Growing tired of YA novels

I’ve Ditched Goodreads | Switching to The StoryGraph and never looking back

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Hello, my lovely lemons! 🍋 For all the years I've been in the bookish community, Goodreads has been a hot topic. As the only mainstream reading tracker and social media for books, it's used by all but loved by few. Everyone has their own complaints about it, be it the dated brown interface or the … Continue reading I’ve Ditched Goodreads | Switching to The StoryGraph and never looking back

The Problems with ARCs that No One Talks About | free books aren’t that great

Let's Talk!

Hello my lovely lemons! How are you doing? I'm coming at you with a bit of a discussion post today. You probably won't believe it, but I came up with this post while I was reading an ARC. Shocking, I know! So yes, I do read ARCs (Advanced Reader Copies) and I do think they're … Continue reading The Problems with ARCs that No One Talks About | free books aren’t that great

Why Do I Keep DNFing Popular Books? | Feat. The Hate U Give, A Darker Shade of Magic

Popular Books I Did Not Finish

I have a problem. Becoming part of the bookish community has led to me reading a much wider range of books. This has inevitably led to me coming across more books that just aren't right for me. With a TBR that just won't stop growing, I can't afford to waste time on books I don't … Continue reading Why Do I Keep DNFing Popular Books? | Feat. The Hate U Give, A Darker Shade of Magic

Why We Need More Female Names on Fantasy Books | A Discussion

Where are the female names on fantasy books?

Hello everyone! I hope you're celebrating Women's History Month in style (and by reading lots of female authors!). While it's wonderful to celebrate women from history (and modern times), I think we would be doing them a disservice if we don't acknowledge some of the issues still faced today. There are many ways I could … Continue reading Why We Need More Female Names on Fantasy Books | A Discussion

I’m Scared to Read My Favourite Author’s Newest Release | Wisely Avoiding Disappointment or Potentially Missing Out?

I'm Scared to Read Infinity Son

Hello everyone! My name is Abi, I like to read books, and Adam Silvera makes me cry a lot. He's been on my list of favourite authors ever since History Is All You Left Me made me sob into my pillow at 3am. He has a new book releasing in January, and I am scared … Continue reading I’m Scared to Read My Favourite Author’s Newest Release | Wisely Avoiding Disappointment or Potentially Missing Out?