Tag: August

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 […]

Ely’s August 2016 Wrap Up

Posted September 4, 2016 by Ely in Wrap-Up / 10 Comments
Ely’s August 2016 Wrap Up

August was a surprisingly productive month for me, and all around reasonably good. I had a ridiculously amount of assignments to do, and I’ve also been volunteering at the Melbourne Writer’s Festival so I’ve been busy. As you’re about to see, I did a lot of reading and watching TV too somehow. I don’t know […]

Pre-NaNoWriMo Goals: 2016 Edition

Posted August 28, 2016 by Ely in Writing / 11 Comments
Pre-NaNoWriMo Goals: 2016 Edition

Some of you may remember last year I did a post about some of the pre NaNoWriMo writing goals I had. Well, this year I decided I was going to do the same. I haven’t been writing a whole lot lately, but you can see more about that in my latest writing update. NaNoWriMo is the […]

Dreamer’s Pool by Juliet Marillier

Posted August 27, 2016 by Ely in Reviews / 4 Comments
Dreamer’s Pool by Juliet Marillier

Title: Dreamer's Pool Series: Blackthorn & Grim #1 Author: Juliet Marillier Genre: Adult Fantasy Publisher: PanMacmillan Australia Release Date: October 1st 2014 Format: Paperback Pages: 432 Source: Library Award-winning author Juliet Marillier “weaves magic, mythology, and folklore into every sentence on the page” (The Book Smugglers). Now she begins an all-new and enchanting series that […]

Mystery-a-thon Announcement + TBR!

Posted August 25, 2016 by Ely in readathon / 10 Comments
Mystery-a-thon Announcement + TBR!

Hi, everyone! Today I’m announcing a little read-a-thon I’ll be hosting next month. As the title of this post suggests, it’s called the Mystery-a-thon. It’s a week of reading mystery books, with a particular focus on Agatha Christie. (Thanks to Lori for her help with this!) When is it happening? Monday the 12th, to Monday […]

The Song Rising by Samantha Shannon: Prelude

Posted August 24, 2016 by Ely in Other / 2 Comments
The Song Rising by Samantha Shannon: Prelude

The Song Rising, the third book in the incredible Bone Season series by Samantha Shannon, is coming out in March 2017. As a Bone Season advocate, I get to share a super special prelude with you all today! Without futher ado, here it is! Prelude 2 November, 2059 The lights scalded my borrowed eyes. I […]

Five Shelf-Warmers From My Pre-Blogger Days

Posted August 23, 2016 by Ely in Top Ten Tuesday / 7 Comments
Five Shelf-Warmers From My Pre-Blogger Days

Michelle almost made it back for TTT this week, but nevermind because she should be back next week! Until then, you’re stuck with me again. Today I’m sharing five books that have been on my shelves since before I was a blogger! I’ve been blogging since July 2012, so these have all been on my […]

Regeneration by Pat Barker

Posted August 21, 2016 by Ely in Reviews / 4 Comments
Regeneration by Pat Barker

Title: Regeneration Series: Regeneration #1 Author: Pat Barker Genre: Historical Publisher: Penguin Release Date: May 1st 2008 Format: Paperback Pages: 256 Source: Library Regeneration is Pat Barker’s classic, Man Booker Prize-nominated novel of World War I and trauma. Craiglockhart War Hospital, Scotland, 1917, and army psychiatrist William Rivers is treating shell-shocked soldiers. Under his care […]

Women in Translation Month

Posted August 20, 2016 by Ely in Other / 9 Comments
Women in Translation Month

These past couple of months I’ve been very into foreign languages and translations. I’m going to be talking a little more about that in the future, but for now I wanted to focus on one specific part. I wish I could have gotten this post together earlier, but I ran out of time. August is […]

The Goodreads Tag

Posted August 18, 2016 by Ely in Tags / 19 Comments
The Goodreads Tag

Back again with another tag for you all today! I’m doing the Goodreads Tag. I love Goodreads. There are days where I live for nothing but Goodreads—it’s a relatively safe space free from all the people I don’t like on Facebook. It’s great. Anyway, the tag! (Also, I don’t know who created this. I apologise. […]