Tag: July

Last 5 Books On Our TBR: July Edition

Posted July 27, 2017 by Michelle in Lists, TBR / 3 Comments
Last 5 Books On Our TBR: July Edition

It’s that time of the month again! No, not that one. It’s time for our regular feature—Last 5 Books on our TBR, the July edition! Without further ado, let’s get into those books. ELY Surfacing by Margaret Atwood Anyone who’s been watching my videos lately will know about my obsession with Margaret Atwood. 2017 has […]

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 […]

Ely’s July Wrap Up

Posted August 4, 2016 by Ely in Wrap-Up / 6 Comments
Ely’s July Wrap Up

I know everyone always says this, but I can’t believe July is over. It’s getting closer to some big things for me. I’m 21 in October. I’ve got to apply for Honours, and I’m reaching the end of my BA. I am excited to be reaching most of those things. (I’ve never liked my birthday.) […]

Classics TBR: Update

Posted July 31, 2016 by Ely in TBR / 14 Comments
Classics TBR: Update

At the very start of the year I made a Classics TBR, in which I said I would read 50 classics this year. The original post is here, but I thought I’d talk about what I’ve read so far. I’ve been putting off this post since March, so it’s really a miracle that this has […]

The Diverse Books Tag

Posted July 30, 2016 by Ely in Tags / 5 Comments
The Diverse Books Tag

I love talking about diverse books, but lately I’ve been so busy that I haven’t had the time to talk about it in depth. I have plans to talk extensively about diversity in the future, but right now I’m still researching and brainstorming how to do that. So for now, I thought I’d do the […]

His Dark Materials: From Characters to the BBC

Posted July 28, 2016 by Ely in Discussions / 9 Comments
His Dark Materials: From Characters to the BBC

I want to apologise if this post comes off too much like a slightly informal Literature essay. I wanted to do something different than a series review, and so this discussion is the result. My Opinions/Disclaimer I love these books. In fact, this is a new favourite series of mine. I love the world, I […]

Ten Books That Have Inspired Me to Learn

Posted July 26, 2016 by Ely in Top Ten Tuesday / 4 Comments
Ten Books That Have Inspired Me to Learn

Yes, it’s me again, holding down the TTT fort while Michelle waits for her internet to be reinstated. This week I’m sharing some books that inspired me to learn new things. I’m sure this post is going to be ridiculously long, so let’s just start. Kindred by Octavia E. Butler I’ve never been super interested […]

What Is The Literary Canon?

Posted July 24, 2016 by Ely in Discussions / 8 Comments
What Is The Literary Canon?

I posted a tweet the other day asking whether anyone would be interested in some more serious literary posts from me. A few people seemed to like the idea, and I got the usual love and support from Michelle, so here we are. I want to preface this by saying that I’m not exactly an […]