Event, General bookish fun, Guest post, Wrap-up

Monthly Wrap-Up: October Highlights

Happy November, Book Dragons!

October was really quiet for me, though it was just what I needed. I took some time away from reading and blogging to watch some of my favourite shows, found some new ones too, definitely recommend The Feed on Virgin!

Happy reading!

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Blog tour, General bookish fun, Guest post

Blog Tour: Hood Academy by Shelley Wilson

Hello!

It’s blog tour time again! And in the spirit of Halloween, I give you Werewolves in the form of Hood Academy. I’m not giving anything away as my review will be going up tomorrow. Today, I have an guest post from Shelley, who will tell yo all about the book and the inspiration behind it.

Happy reading!

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Blog tour, Event, General bookish fun, Guest post, Review, Wrap-up

Wrap-up: July highlights

Hello!

It’s been a quiet month for events and reading, I’ve spent most of July either in a reading slump or stressing about YALC so this is going to be shorter than normal. I do have some awesome news though, this can be found later in the post.

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Blog Tour: Favourite Things About Being a UKYA Author by Karen Gregory

IMG_20190717_210535_264Hello!

How is everyone today? I’m really excited to be hosting a date on the I Hold Your Heart blog tour, not only that, I have a guest post to share with you all! Karen has written about her favourite things about being a UKYA author, I had a snoop when it dropped into my inbox and it’s a good one!

Happy reading, I hope you enjoy!

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Indie Author Month: How Books Can Save the World by Tiana Warner

How books can save the world

Reading fiction is one of the most important things you can do, and science can prove it. Here’s why a good fantasy or sci-fi has the power to make the world a better place.

I truly believe that the problems facing our world stem from a lack of compassion — prejudice, inequality, the treatment of animals and the environment, even nasty comments on social media. If everyone had more concern over others’ suffering, the world would be a better place.

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Indie Author Month: Editing with Dyslexia – Samantha Nicklaus

Editing with Dyslexia by Samantha Nicklaus

I’ve known I’ve had a learning disability since I was about nineteen years old. The running joke in my house was that I was the best dyslexic reader in the world. I could read two books a week no problem, but my spelling was absolutely laughable. I couldn’t “sound out” words I hadn’t heard before. If I had to read in class, it was painful for everyone involved. But I didn’t have any classic signs of dyslexia. Words and letters never “floated around” for me, and when I was reading silently, I had no issues. To me, this wasn’t a learning disability, it was just how I worked.

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