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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]