Hello beautiful blog readers, I am sorry for not posting in FOREVER (almost 3 weeks), but PhD-ing and writing got in the way of blogging. BUT, I am back, and I’m ready to hit you up with books that’ll make you giggle. I read A LOT of middle grade, and I have to say, I… Continue reading middle grade books that made me snort-laugh
I’m a middle grade novel aficionado. I love them. They are where my heart lies, in a literal and literary sense. I think they capture a really special moment in a person’s life, and I don’t think I’ll ever stop reading (or writing) them. Over the last month, I’ve read some AH-MAZING middle grade novels, so… Continue reading really really good middle grade books I’ve recently devoured.
I FEEL LIKE I HAVEN’T DONE A BOOK TAG IN FOREVER! My lovely friend Nicola tagged me in this tag, check out her fabulous blog here. 1 // BOOKMARKS OR RANDOM PIECES OF PAPER? I wish I could say bookmarks, because I have SO MANY gorgeous ones, but when I need one I can never… Continue reading Tag: Reading Habits
Note: This article was previously published on a fantastic site, The Olive Fox. After it closed down, I decided to republish it here, to remind myself how to deal with panic attacks, and in the hope that it might help others. I’ve not posted on Instagram for a few weeks. I’ve had a very busy… Continue reading How To Recover After A Panic Attack
I’ve made it to a quarter of a century. 25 looks a lot different to how 14 year old me imagined it to be, but different in a good way. I’m doing a PhD in a subject I love, I kick anxiety’s butt on a daily basis, I wrote a book (and found my lovely… Continue reading 25
Can this shocking new feeling be love, or is it electrickery? In a lowly side-show fair in eighteenth-century England, teenager Mim is struggling to find her worth as an act. Not white, but not black enough to be truly exotic, her pet parrot who speaks four languages is a bigger draw than her. But Alex,… Continue reading Review: The Electrical Venus by Julie Mayhew
I love words. Obviously, you may say. After all, I’m a writer. But words are so much more than…words. They have a magic kind of power. Some people pick words for a year ahead–a word that they will strive to live by. I love that idea. Unfortunately, I couldn’t choose one. After all, words are… Continue reading Words I live by