Author: Ely

Thesis Talk #3: I Feel Good

Posted October 3, 2017 by Ely in Update / 3 Comments
Thesis Talk #3: I Feel Good

Well it’s been a little while since I did a thesis talk post. This is a super short update, but you’ll understand why as you read it. I’ve barely done anything since my last update. I lost all motivation for my thesis (and everything else) in the last week of May. At the time, I […]

Last 5 Books Added To Our TBR: September 2017

Posted September 29, 2017 by Ely in Uncategorized / 0 Comments
Last 5 Books Added To Our TBR: September 2017

ELY Men We Reaped by Jesmyn Ward This is a memoir about grief (among other things), and that’s something that I deal with every day and strangely enjoy reading about. This was recommended to me as being similar to Joan Didion’s writing, whom I love, so I’m excited. How To Kill Yourself and Others in […]

The MOST Beautiful Cards—Paperless Post Review

Posted September 28, 2017 by Ely in Reviews / 2 Comments
The MOST Beautiful Cards—Paperless Post Review

Recently, I was given the chance by Paperless Post to test out their website and share my thoughts with you all so that’s what I’m here to do today. I know we don’t usually review other websites, but this is something I was genuinely interested in. All opinions here are my own. I’m a big […]

September Reading Update

Posted September 20, 2017 by Ely in Update / 4 Comments
September Reading Update

I want to apologise that we stopped posting this month. We’ve both been in massive slumps. I’m trying to push through that today and get something out. I thought an easy place to start would be with a reading update, so this is a few things I have read, am reading and will be reading […]

Beautiful Poetry & Disability Rep: One by Sarah Crossan

Posted August 22, 2017 by Ely in Reviews / 2 Comments
Beautiful Poetry & Disability Rep: One by Sarah Crossan

Title: One Author: Sarah Crossan Genre: YA Contemporary Publisher: Bloomsbury Release Date: August 26th 2016 Format: Paperback Pages: 430 Source: Gifted by Michelle Grace and Tippi. Tippi and Grace. Two sisters. Two hearts. Two dreams. Two lives. But one body. Grace and Tippi are conjoined twins, joined at the waist, defying the odds of survival […]

#MakeMeRead Wrap-Up

Posted August 17, 2017 by Ely in Wrap-Up / 3 Comments
#MakeMeRead Wrap-Up

Firstly, I want to say a big thank you to everyone who participated in this round. I wasn’t active on Twitter at all because I lost my internet for the entire week, but I’ve going through all the tweets now and you all did so well. Secondly, a huge thanks to Val who I could […]

Apple and Rain by Sarah Crossan

Posted August 15, 2017 by Ely in Reviews / 0 Comments
Apple and Rain by Sarah Crossan

Title: Apple and Rain Author: Sarah Crossan Genre: YA Contemporary Publisher: Bloomsbury Release Date: September 1st 2014 Format: Paperback Pages: 329 Source: ARC When Apple’s mother returns after eleven years of absence, Apple feels whole again. She will have an answer to her burning question – why did you go? And she will have someone […]