Most anticipated releases of June 2021 | a good month for the sapphics and BIPOCs in both YA and adult fiction | Diversify your reading in 2021!

And there we are yet again! May's already coming to an end so you know what that means: it's time to take a look at all those amazing diverse books releasing in June 2021! I've looked and I've looked and I've looked, but more importantly...I found! I have gathered so many books that you can…

Review & Giveaway: The Ones We’re Meant To Find (Joan He) | they didn’t lie when they said this YA scifi was twisty — yes, I am in shock

Sometimes you come across one of those books that just shocks you to the core, and today I'm here to tell you all about a book that recently did exactly that to me! The Ones We're Meant To Find by Joan He doesn't only have one of the most beautiful covers out there, but this…

Interview with Alexandra Overy, author of These feathered flames | we’ve been blessed with an explosive sapphic YA fantasy that will not let you go

How surprised would you all be if I told you I'm a mess? Nothing could've ever prepared me for the masterpiece that is These feathered flames, and though I'm really trying not to sound dramatic, I just have to say wow. This beautiful queer retelling of a Russian folktale is worth all my keyboard smashes,…

Most anticipated releases of May 2021 | may I present to you: lots of BIPOC and LGBTQIAP rep in YA books | Diversify your reading in 2021!

After endlessly scrolling through Goodreads, Twitter and all other bookish platforms, I'm happy to be back with another most anticipated releases post! There are lots of promising-sounding books releasing this May, and even better: lots of diverse books are releasing! Perfect time to dive into some stories with LGBTQIAP or BIPOC characters (and this month…

Review: Bruised (Tanya Boteju) | I was ready to get hurt by this sapphic coming of age book that deals with grief

For some reason I'm getting the feeling all my posts start off with something along the lines of "I can't resist books that deal with a certain subject and are sapphic, too!" which is...fair, because it's the truth. When I first saw this book I already started craving it. I mean, a coming of age…

Most anticipated releases of April 2021 | another month with lots of LGBTQIAP, BIPOC and other amazing (YA) books! | Diversify your reading in 2021!

One of my favourite things to do is going book hunting, to just spade through the internet with only one goal: finding new books to add to my ever-lasting TBR or, of course, to look forward to reading new releases! For today's post I've gathered some of the books I've found on one of my…

Interview with Adrienne Tooley, author of Sweet & bitter magic | this sapphic YA fantasy is the reason I breathe

Getting a review copy of your most anticipated release of 2021 is one thing, but getting to interview the author of said book is a whole other level of me screaming. Everything about this book sounded amazing — not only is it sapphic YA fantasy, it also has the best concept ever. It's almost as…

A little bird once said: Why I love crying over books (and fiction in general) | crying while reading kinda became my brand (discussion post)

I'm gonna tell you something about me that most people think is weird: I love crying. I love the feeling of tears rolling down my face, the lump in my throat and even how it can physically hurt. Well, at least I love all of that when fiction makes me cry, not my own life.…