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LGBT in the UK…

Posted April 15, 2014 by Brin in LGBT Month / 12 Comments
LGBT in the UK…

LGBT Month is hosted by Cayce at Fighting Dreamer and Laura at Laura Plus Books. It runs throughout April and it’s here to celebrate LGBT readers, LGBT authors and of course LGBT books! >>> …Where are all the British LGBT books? I had an idea for a discussion post for LGBT Month. I thought I would focus on LGBT books set in the UK (being a Brit myself!). One early […]

Love triangles: the ‘right’ guy vs the ‘wrong’ guy

Posted March 27, 2014 by Brin in Discussion Posts / 12 Comments
Love triangles: the ‘right’ guy vs the ‘wrong’ guy

Now I get really annoyed with the predominance of love triangles in books (it is especially prevalent in YA). I find this trope to be one that has too much focus and often overshadows the plot. How many conversations about your favourite books are actually about who prefers which potential love interest? Why this one or that one would be right for the heroine? Which one would you date in […]

Bookish Pet Peeves

Posted March 14, 2014 by Brin in Discussion Posts / 6 Comments
Bookish Pet Peeves

I love to read more than just about anything else. Reading takes me to another place and lets me escape the doldrums of life. But… there are things about books that also drive me up the wall. Some of these things are relatively silly but they quite often spoil the enjoyment I get over reading books. Here are a few of my bookish pet peeves: 1. Remembering a book cover […]

10 Things I Hate About Me

Posted February 19, 2014 by Brin in Fun/Off-topic / 0 Comments
10 Things I Hate About Me

I don’t tend to write a lot of personal posts. Mainly because I am pretty reserved for the most part. I am a typical INFP – I do not let people in easily!  But…I am trying my best to get over that. So here are 10 things about myself that I dislike and would really like to do something about: 1. I hate how shy I am:  it makes life […]