I was recently asked by the lovely people from Rainbow Book Box if I’d like to receive a sample box of their upcoming bookish subscription service. Rainbow Book Box is a new YA subscription, specialising in diverse books. Meaning each month their box will contain a new YA release, written by BAME, LGBTQAIP+ and disabled authors. The moment I heard that this was book box focusing on diverse books and authors, I couldn’t have been more excited. I jumped at the chance to receive one, as it’s not something I’ve seen many bookish subscription services focus on. It was so refreshing to find a company actively searching for diverse books and authors to support. With that being said, let’s get on into the box because it was pretty fab…Read More
A few months ago, PageHabit (a bookish subscription service, with a new release sent to you each month and eight genres to choose from) asked me if I’d like to become a #PageHabitRep. With a lot of internal squealing, I of course said yes for a number of reasons. (and not only because this is one of the coolest things I’ve been asked to do!)Read More
We all know autumn is a pretty fab time for YA book releases, so much so that a lot of us will be either A) totally broke right now or B) slightly overwhelmed with which books to pick up first. Unfortunately, I can’t help with option A. (Believe me, I would if I could but I’m in the same boat, feeling your pain right now. *cries into empty purse*) Luckily however, I can somewhat help with option B. Hence today’s quiz, making the hard decision for you. All you need to do is pick your favourite thing about autumn, whether that be snuggly movie night in, or breathing in the autumnal air, you’ll get a 2017 September-November release recommended to you.
(Equally, you could just go through all eight options and once again overwhelm yourself with great sounding books once again…)
There’s no denying, we all love YA characters. We want to be them, befriend them, date them, be adopted by them etc, etc. But now’s your chance to get rid of those annoying few, or be totally tortured by having to choose between your favourites and see whether your character opinions match those of others…
So, which beloved fictional characters are you going to get rid of? (sorry… kinda.)Read More