STELLA PRIZE LONGLIST 2018: MY PRE-READING THOUGHTS

Posted February 8, 2018 by Ely in TBR / 1 Comment
STELLA PRIZE LONGLIST 2018: MY PRE-READING THOUGHTS

Another year. Another Stella Prize longlist! You guys might know that I’ve been following the Stella Prize for the last two years. If you’re interested, you can see the posts I did for 2016 and 2017 here. The longlist was just announced for 2018, so it’s time for another round of pre-reading thoughts! For those […]

Thesis Talk #6: A Race to the End

Posted February 7, 2018 by Ely in Other / 1 Comment
Thesis Talk #6: A Race to the End

Back with another thesis talk post today! I’m thinking there will probably be another four or five of these, which sounds ridiculous once I tell you my thesis is due at the end of the month, but I promise there’s a good reason for it. Today I had another meeting with my supervisor. She was […]

Incredible Series Starter: Reign the Earth by A.C Gaughen

Posted February 2, 2018 by Ely in Reviews / 3 Comments
Incredible Series Starter: Reign the Earth by A.C Gaughen

Title: Reign the Earth Series: The Elementae #1 Author: A.C. Gaughen Genre: YA Fantasy Publisher: Bloomsbury Release Date: January 30th 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 432 Source: Publisher Shalia is a proud daughter of the desert, but after years of devastating war with the adjoining kingdom, her people are desperate for peace. Willing to trade her […]

Thesis Talk #5: Just Keep Swimming

Posted January 11, 2018 by Ely in Update / 1 Comment
Thesis Talk #5: Just Keep Swimming

Hey, everyone! I’m back today with another thesis talk post on the request of the lovely, Dina. She mentioned she missed these posts, and I will write any post that people ask me for, so here you are Dina! So, what’s been happening in the land of the thesis? How’s it going? How am I […]

2017 End-of-Year Survey!

Posted December 31, 2017 by Ely in Wrap-Up / 4 Comments
2017 End-of-Year Survey!

Hello, everyone! It is I, Ely, here to do the 2017 End-of-Year Survey! As usual, it’s a big ‘un so let’s just start. Number Of Books You Read: 140 Number of Re-Reads: 17 Genre You Read The MostFrom: Poetry. 1. Best Book You Read In 2017? Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood. Okay, really I could […]

#BeatTheBacklist 2018 Sign-Up

Posted December 6, 2017 by Ely in TBR / 3 Comments
#BeatTheBacklist 2018 Sign-Up

I have some huge reading goals for 2018 when it comes to my TBR. If you’re interested in learning all about those, I made a video about it today that you can watch here. I wasn’t sure how I was going to get this done but then I saw a tweet about the #BeatTheBacklist challenge. […]

Q&A Call-Out: Diabetes Edition

Posted November 27, 2017 by Ely in Other / 3 Comments
Q&A Call-Out: Diabetes Edition

Hello, lovely people! Just a really quick post today. I’ve decided I’m going to a Q & A, focusing just on diabetes. So if you’d like to leave any questions you might have below (or tweet them to me @elysiumjayne) and I’ll answer them in a post. Please feel free to ask anything—the idea of […]

Things I Want To Work On In 2018

Posted November 26, 2017 by Ely in Other / 7 Comments
Things I Want To Work On In 2018

Hey, everyone! I know we’ve been super silent again, but I’m working on getting some content out for you lot for the rest of 2017. Today, I thought I’d talk about some things I want to work on in 2018. These are kind of like resolutions I guess, but also not…you’ll see what I mean! […]

Thesis Talk #4: Some Good News

Posted November 14, 2017 by Ely in Update / 1 Comment
Thesis Talk #4: Some Good News

Guys, I finally have some good news relating to my thesis! My first chapter is mostly done! I say ‘mostly’ because I’m waiting for clarification on something from my supervisor, but after that, it’s done! For now… Naturally, I still have lots of edits to do and that sort of thing, but the first draft […]