Chatterbox: About My Love For Non-European Fantasies + Recommendations

Chatterbox: About My Love For Non-European Fantasies + Recommendations

Eurocentrism, or Western-centrism, is prominent in both society and literature due to many reasons. It stems from the colonization that happened during the 17th century and continued with the way the colonial empires shaped the present day that we’re in. As such, many books in Young Adult literature focus on cultures, myths, and traditions that […]

August 1, 2017 | 19 Comments
By Aila J.
Posted in Chatterbox, Features
Indulgence Insider #71 – July Book Haul

Indulgence Insider #71 – July Book Haul

Indulgence Insider is our version of Stacking the Shelves, Bought, Borrowed & Bagged and the Sunday Post, bringing you this week’s haul, bookish news and discussion posts from around the blogosphere! It’s been a while since the last Indulgence Insider, but with 1.5 months left until the wedding, it’s all full speed ahead! In between […]

The Build-Up Season Blog Tour: Author Q&A & Giveaway

The Build-Up Season Blog Tour: Author Q&A & Giveaway

Today I’m participating in the blog tour of The Build-Up Season, a new LoveOzYA book that will be released next week by Penguin Random House Australia. I think the author provided some honest, thoughtful answers below and I hope you enjoy reading it! AUTHOR Q&A 1. What was your inspiration behind The Build-Up Season? I […]

Our 12 Favourite Books of 2017…So Far

Our 12 Favourite Books of 2017…So Far

Jeann     1. Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor | My Review I loved the magical, mystical, magical adventures of Lazlo Strange as a librarian with dreams of visiting a lost world. With an antagonistic alchemist, a mysterious blue-skinned goddess who explores nightmares and dreams, and lots of ancient creatures and characters, Strange the Dreamer […]

July 22, 2017 | 22 Comments
Blog Tour: 5 Things I Loved about Vigil & Corpselight

Blog Tour: 5 Things I Loved about Vigil & Corpselight

To celebrate the Australian release of Corpselight last week, I’m taking part in the Corpselight blog tour! Vigil is a dark urban fantasy set in the city of Brisbane, Australia. What could be better than seeing my home converted into this paranormal fare filled with creatures and crimes alike? 5 Things I Loved about Vigil & Corpselight 1. Dry, […]