#BookyChats December book club pick is Wrapped Up In You By Talia Hibbert. A diverse Christmas book! A perfect read to get into the festive spirit whilst also diversifying your reading. Although, the votes were done differently for this month. I wanted to have a book that has a Christmas feel. The only genre that came to mind was contemporary! People voted over on my … Continue reading #BookyChats December Book Club Pick: Wrapped Up In You By Talia Hibbert
These Violent Delights is a YA fantasy retelling of Romeo and Juliet set in 1920s Shanghai. Honestly one of my most anticipated reads of 2020 and I am so grateful that Hodder & Stoughton sent me a physical ARC to review – all opinions are my own! Introduction To These Violent Delights A blood feud between two gangs – Scarlets and White Flowers. Juliette and … Continue reading These Violent Delights By Chloe Gong: Book Review
Diverse Winter Book Recommendations is a blog post I have been thinking about for a while, except it took me so long to decide on books! There’s no surprise in that given how indecisive I am, but hopefully the wait is worth it. Here’s to hoping we can all diversify our reading before the new year! I try my best to include different genres, but … Continue reading Must Read Diverse Winter Book Recommendations
Welcome to the start of my new series: Maddy’s Mini Reviews Monday! We’re starting off with the fantasy books mini reviews and next week a new genre of reviews shall be published! I started this series as honestly reviews were seriously becoming a task I felt that I could never complete becuase I was just so behind. So mini reviews were my answers, short, snappy, … Continue reading Maddy’s Mini Reviews Monday: Fantasy Books Edition
I’m excited to announce officially about my online book club #BookyChats! My aim for this club is to encourage readers to pick up diverse books and include marginalised groups. I have such a passion for these sorts of books, I’m so happy that so many of you want to diversify your reading. Really, I started the club in October. However it was a bit last … Continue reading #BookyChats Book Club: November’s Pick & Introduction
A Deadly Education is a YA fantasy and its the first of a trilogy. There has been controversies around Novik’s latest novel, I was even tempted to not review this book. However, considering I received an arc and I was so grateful for it at the time, I figured I’d review it. Also, I’m known for advocating for diverse books and especially for Asian characters. … Continue reading A Deadly Education By Naomi Novik: Book Review
Selfcare For Bookworms, is one I intended to post on World Mental Health Day. But if I’m honest, it wasn’t the best day for me mentally and it felt wrong to post it. Self care is important at any time of day, even if it isn’t World Mental Health Day. 2020 has been such a tough year, my mental health is pretty much crippling, but … Continue reading Selfcare For Bookworms: What You Should Know!
The Autumn Book Tag seems like the perfect first blog post for October! After seeing there wasn’t any tags aimed towards book bloggers, I knew this had to change! I mean bookworms are pretty much known for hyping up autumn and the cosiness it brings. I haven’t done a tag in a while, although I did create a Diverse one a few months ago! Autumn … Continue reading The Autumn Book Tag
This is my tour stop for the Hear Our Voices blog tour! I was lucky to interview the author of Your Heart After Dark, a YA contemporary mixed with paranormal! Where did the inspiration come for YOUR HEART AFTER DARK? A: I can’t talk about what inspired the story overall. It’s too complicated for me to discuss comfortably. But I can tell you that a … Continue reading Your Heart After Dark By Mahtab Rohan Interview!
Punching The Air is a powerful YA book written in verse about a black boy who’s wrongfully incarcerated. I received a free copy of this book because I am a part of the #PunchingTheAirTour , however all opinions and thoughts are not biased! Introduction To Punching The Air Amal Shahid has a bright future ahead of him, yet despite being in a diverse art school, … Continue reading Punching The Air By Ibi Zoboi And Yusef Salaam: Book Review