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Beautiful Poetry & Disability Rep: One by Sarah Crossan

Posted August 22, 2017 by Ely in Reviews / 0 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 […]

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 […]

Five Female Authors I Love

Posted July 25, 2017 by Ely in Lists / 2 Comments
Five Female Authors I Love

My reading is dominated by female authors. I have a few male authors I like, but on the whole, I will always pick up a book written by a woman before one written by a man. It’s not something I do on purpose, I just tend to gravitate more to books written about and by […]

Giveaway Announcement

Posted July 15, 2017 by Ely in Giveaways / 12 Comments
Giveaway Announcement

Hi, everyone! I have some very exciting news today—I’m going to be hosting a giveaway! I’d like to think this is a little more exciting than the standard giveaway, but I’m probably biased. Without further ado, let me tell you what you need to do! The Prize $15 AUD (or less) book of your choice […]

Make Me Read It Read-a-thon 2017

Posted July 7, 2017 by Ely in Events, Make Me Read / 34 Comments
Make Me Read It Read-a-thon 2017

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Yes, it’s this year’s Make Me Read It Read-a-thon announcement! Due to popular demand, Val @ The Innocent Smiley and I have bought this read-a-thon back for its third year. Thank you to everyone who asked about it, and we’re sorry it’s a little late! Anyway… What […]

Here’s Why I’m Taking A Break From Blogging

Posted June 26, 2017 by Ely in Other / 3 Comments
Here’s Why I’m Taking A Break From Blogging

I decided pretty early on this month that I would take some time off blogging. Now, don’t stress—I won’t be gone for very long at all. In fact, I’ll only be taking a week off! But I wanted to talk about my reasoning for it with you all today. Firstly, my break will be going […]

Meet My New Kitten

Posted June 21, 2017 by Ely in Cats / 8 Comments
Meet My New Kitten

So, I adopted a kitten. Yes, you read that right. Me, Ely, lover of all dogs and victim at the paws of many cats, adopted a kitten. It’s all about living life on the edge right? No, seriously, adopting this kitten is probably one of the best decisions I’ve ever made. A lot of you […]

Why You Should Workshop Your Poetry

Posted June 20, 2017 by Ely in Writing / 1 Comment
Why You Should Workshop Your Poetry

I don’t know if you guys have noticed, but I’m slowly trying to get myself back into writing and blogging about my writing. I want to do a post in a few weeks talking about that process, but for now, I have this post for you. Today I’ll be talking about why you should workshop […]

Eat Sweat Play: How it Changed My View of Sport

Posted June 17, 2017 by Ely in Discussions, Reviews / 4 Comments
Eat Sweat Play: How it Changed My View of Sport

Title: Eat Sweat Play: How Sport Can Change Our Lives Author: Anna Kessel Genre: Nonfiction Publisher: Macmillan Release Date: June 16th 2016 Format: Paperback Pages: 264 Source: Library What does it mean to be a sporty woman in the 21st century? From the launch of Net-A-Sporter, serving up sports clothing for fashionistas, to the introduction […]

Thesis Talk #2: A Bump in the Road

Posted June 16, 2017 by Ely in Other / 1 Comment
Thesis Talk #2: A Bump in the Road

Before we get started with this post, I want to apologise for seriously dropping the ball this week. I meant to keep this blog active while Michelle was away but couldn’t find the motivation to actually blog. I’m pushing through that today to bring you another thesis talk. If you didn’t see the original post, […]