*plays Cool for the Summer* https://open.spotify.com/track/3uwnnTQcHM1rDqSfA4gQNz?si=cd5801cf25104f45 Oh my god???!?!?!?! Two posts from Ahaana within a month?!?!?!?!?! After a year?!?!?!?!?! That's new. Every summer, our family goes to London, stays there for a month with my mum's brother, his wife, and two kids. Sometimes our shared grandparents join us there, and after the month's over we… Continue reading We’re Cool for the Summer (and, apparently, also *Fashionably* Late): Lists, Plans, and Goals
Category: Discussion Posts
Discussion Post: My Top 12 Favourite Young Adult Books, and What They Mean to Me
I've been seeking both comfort, and heartbreak in fiction for as long as I can remember, which is why, today I wanted to take the time out to scream about all my recent favourite reads. If I included all the books that I've loved, the list would be endless. After creating my blog, my reading's… Continue reading Discussion Post: My Top 12 Favourite Young Adult Books, and What They Mean to Me
Book Discussion: These Violent Delights by Chloe Gong
Is there anything better than having a book exceed your expectations for it, and 100% live up to all the hype, when you thought it was going to let you down? Filled with angst, political tension, childhood friends-to-lovers-to-enemies-to-lovers-to-enemies goodness and atmospheric worldbuilding, These Violent Delights was both one of my most anticipated reads of 2020,… Continue reading Book Discussion: These Violent Delights by Chloe Gong
Discussion Post: Talking About Diversity, Inclusivity, and Representation in YA Fantasy + 13 Diverse Recommendations!
Through a research survey conducted by Marshall University, it was found that most YA literature was written for an audience of white, middle-class teens. Which is also the reason most people turn to Fantasy for escapism rather than relatability. No, teens don't relate to fighting vampires, but they do relate to seeing themselves, and their… Continue reading Discussion Post: Talking About Diversity, Inclusivity, and Representation in YA Fantasy + 13 Diverse Recommendations!