Hello Beautiful Hooman! Happy IDAHOBIT+ Day to my beautiful queer family! Today is Monday the 17th of May a.k.a the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Interphobia and Transphobia! On this day we celebrate and show our love and appreciation for our queer members of society and do our best to eradicate the systematic hate within our society. In this post, I recommend six (6) books that have queer protagonists. All of which have stuck with me in one way or […]Continue Reading
The YA Page’s FIRST EVER Virtual Meet-Up! (SW#63)
Hai Beautiful! I’ve waited all quarantine for this! When The YA Page announced that they would be hosting a virtual writer’s group, I felt like dreams had been listened to and were finally coming true! If you don’t already know, @TheYAPage are a writer’s group who, before the lockdown, met up once a month in Melbourne to chat, drink coffee and write together. They also host weekly write nights on Twitter every Thursday which are super fun to participate in! The […]Continue Reading
Happy New Year & 2020 Goal Setting (wow all my posts are falling on the big holidays hehe)
Happy New Year Bookaholics! A New Start! A strange analogy about the new year courtesy of my sleep-deprived brain: I don’t know about you but time in years feels like a roll of toilet paper. A new roll doesn’t really mean a new year, rather a new life event which can take place whenever. A new year just feels like I’ve ripped the toilet paper wrong, like those not clean straight rips that have a dangly bit to annoy the […]Continue Reading
It’s Christmas! Or Should I Say… Bookmas!?
Heyo Bookaholics! Festive Christmas Book Tag! Christmas is today! On a Wednesday, which is my usual posting day and I had to post something! Remembering that there is a Christmas Book Tag that I actually did a couple of years back, I decided to do it again now that I have read more and broader than little ‘ol 2017 me. These questions were originally created by GirlReading on YouTube and has been done by other YouTubers. I won’t be tagging […]Continue Reading
Travel Talk & Final Korea Vlogs!
Heyo Bookaholics! All The Vlogs Are Live! 2019 is coming to a close and so are my holidays. Although, not just yet. You all know Sarah and I went to Korea at the end of last month. I vlogged most of our trip, editing them myself – and as you may be able to tell if you watch them – I got better at editing towards the end. At the end of this month, I will also be jet setting […]Continue Reading
The Truth About Writing On Holidays – NaNoWriMo Week 4 Update
Heyo Bookaholics! Truth is, it’s hard. A little reminder… I’m doing NaNoWriMo this month again! If you are new here and haven’t seen my previous NaNoWriMo posts, you can find them linked below, just click on the header image to view the post! The Truth About Writing On Holidays. Look, it’s good to be optimistic. I live my life as an extreme optimist but that often times backfires. Sometimes we realistically cannot do everything we plan to, even if we […]Continue Reading
Books I Brought To Korea (Physical & Kindle): Will I Read Them??
Heyo Bookaholics! Will I read them all? Physical Books The physical books I brought along are Frankly In Love by David Yoon (for the photos) and Vengeance Blooms by Chloe Hodge. Kindle/ Audiobooks I also aim to finish my re-read of City of Bones by Cassandra Clare on both audiobook and Kindle, as well as Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson as it is one of my most anticipated reads ever since I found out about it. I’ve nearly finished City of Bones, although I haven’t […]Continue Reading
Seoul, South Korea: First Impressions from an Aussie
Heyo Bookaholics! This is kinda like a review? Seoul has been amazing so far and day two is just coming to a close as I write this. We landed around 11:15 Korea time and took the train to our hotel from the airport. On the trip, we were able to look out at the farmlands and watch as the scenery changed from rice farms to the big city of Seoul. Seoul is beautiful and I will say it every chance […]Continue Reading
Odyssey Literary Festival (& Vlog!)
Heyo Bookaholics! A perfect panel of authors, jaffles and best friends! I’ve been taking every opportunity possible to catch up with my friends and the Tuesday that this literary festival fell on was perfect! The Odyssey Literary Festival 2019: Raze / Rekindle was held at The Capitol, Melbourne and had seven events, of which I only went to one. Reads Like Teen Spirit: Writing Readers Through Trying Times was the event I attended with Lucie (@whatlucieisreading) and Sarah (@theyaroom) where […]Continue Reading
Darkdawn Melbourne Book Launch!
Heyo Bookaholics! “So we all know that Mia dies, it is written on page 1…” – C.S.Pacat “Paragraph 3.” – Jay Kristoff “…of Nevernight.” – C.S.Pacat Last night was the launch of Jay Kristoff’s latest novel Darkdawn which is the third and final book in the Nevernight Chronicles. The event was held at Dymocks Melbourne and moderated by C. S. Pacat, the author of the Captive Prince trilogy. C.S. Pacat asked some wonderful questions which had Jay talking for a […]Continue Reading