May the 4th Be With You

May the 4th Be With You

*Triumphant Star Wars Theme Tune*

It’s the 4th of May today (if you hadn’t already noticed), so rather than do my new What’s on the Box feature I’m going to be sharing with you 4 of my favourite things about Star Wars! 

There are lots of people who couldn’t give a flying care about Star Wars, my mum included, which is fine – but Star Wars has always been a huge part of my life. I was raised on the Original Trilogy with Luke, Leia, and Han Solo as a child and I’m 100% sure it started my lifelong love affair with Science Fiction as well as kickass female protagonists ❤ I wasn’t born when the first films came out but I have been to see every single film release at the cinema since, collected various books, played a lot of the video games and otherwise invested a lot of time into the SW universe. Here are some of my favourite things from SW over the past 26 years.

Continue reading “May the 4th Be With You”

Book Tag | The Bookish Academy Awards

Book Tag | The Bookish Academy Awards

I was nominated by my wonderful new friend, Kate @ The Backwards Bookshelf, for this brilliant Bookish Academy Awards tag in perfect time for this week’s book tag Thursday! If you didn’t already know, I love book tags so feel free to tag me in any as well as letting my know if you like doing them too!

Continue reading “Book Tag | The Bookish Academy Awards”

ARC Review: Nothing But Sky | Female Wingwalkers in 1920s America

ARC Review: Nothing But Sky | Female Wingwalkers in 1920s America

TITLE: Nothing But Sky
AUTHOR: Amy Trueblood
SERIES: N/A
RELEASED: March 27th 2018; Flux
GENRE: Historical Fiction
FORMAT: ebook

KEY INFO: women in history, female wingwalkers, romance, world war 1, military
REPRESENTATION:
female MC, PTSD
CONTENT NOTICES:
PTSD war-related flashbacks

amazon // book depository // goodreads

imageedit_5_3847060594

Continue reading “ARC Review: Nothing But Sky | Female Wingwalkers in 1920s America”

Book Review: The Miseducation of Cameron Post | Queerness, Christianity and finding acceptance.

Book Review: The Miseducation of Cameron Post | Queerness, Christianity and finding acceptance.

TITLE: The Miseducation of Cameron Post
AUTHOR: Emily M. Danforth
SERIES: N/A
RELEASED: February 2012; Balzer + Bray
GENRE: YA Contemporary
FORMAT: Library Paperback

KEY INFO: Born again Christianity, conversion school, coming of age, coming out, family breakdowns, friendship squad goals
REPRESENTATION:
lesbian MC, f/f romance, Christianity, physical disability, Native American two-spirit character, queer
CONTENT NOTICES:
forced gay conversion therapy, homophobia, transphobia

amazon // book depository // goodreads

imageedit_24_9323920462

Continue reading “Book Review: The Miseducation of Cameron Post | Queerness, Christianity and finding acceptance.”

Book Review: Leia – Princess of Alderaan | My Heart is Destroyed

Book Review: Leia – Princess of Alderaan | My Heart is Destroyed

TITLE: Leia: Princess of Alderaan
AUTHOR: Claudia Gray
SERIES: N/A
RELEASED: September 2017; Disney Lucasfilm Press
GENRE: YA Science Fiction
FORMAT: Library Paperback

KEY INFO: coming of age, learning political duties, friendships, family
REPRESENTATION:
female MC, aliens
CONTENT NOTICES:
n/a

amazon // book depository // goodreads

imageedit_24_9323920462

Continue reading “Book Review: Leia – Princess of Alderaan | My Heart is Destroyed”