International Bookworms

International Bookworms: Dream Library

International Bookworms is a fantastic meme created by Ayla @Books and Babbles. The meme celebrates all things wonderful in the international book community, as well as discussion of the unique barriers those outside of the US and UK may face. Every two weeks on Saturday* international bookish people respond to a prompt posted by Ayla.… Continue reading International Bookworms: Dream Library


LGBT+ Ownvoices Bingo: Results

Hello, book gnomes! I participated in the LGBT+ Ownvoices Bingo, run by the lovely Charlotte @lukesonborns and Anna @readingpeaches, which ran from March 16 to April 16 (yes my update is really late but shhhH) And let's be real. I wasn't too successful. About a week into the bingo, I hit a bit of a slump,… Continue reading LGBT+ Ownvoices Bingo: Results


Dreamfall (Dreamfall, #1) by Amy Plum

My rating: ★★★☆☆ (3.5) Goodreads rating: ★★★★☆ (3.69) Publisher: Harper Teen Publish date: May 2nd, 2017 Genre: Sci-fi, YA, Series, Horror TW/CW: death, gore, sleep disorders, depression, suicidal tendencies, PTSD, eating disorder, minor mental health stigmatization, psychosis       Cata struggles with insomnia, so much so that she has agreed to participate in an experimental procedure… Continue reading Dreamfall (Dreamfall, #1) by Amy Plum


Soft in the Middle by Shelby Eileen

My rating: ★★★★☆ (3.5) Goodreads rating: ★★★★★ (4.51) Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform Publish date: September 30th, 2018 Genre: Poetry, LGBTQIA+ TW/CW: fatphobia (externalized and internalized), emotional abuse Note: Guys get this now while it's seriously cheap on Amazon! #NotSponsored     A debut poetry collection about love, heartbreak, body image, how absolutely breathtaking girls are, flower… Continue reading Soft in the Middle by Shelby Eileen