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Our Favourite YA Relationships: Couples, Friends and Family

Our Favourite YA Relationships: Couples, Friends and Family

Valentines Day is here, and while it’s commercially focused on romantic relationships, we wanted to highlight all the YA relationships that we loved! Whether it’s a couple, family or friendship, it’s important to spotlight all the relationships that can form a part of our lives. Aila: I’m putting a small feature of my favorite BroTP’s […]

February 14, 2018 | 11 Comments
Jenna’s Five Disappointing Reads of 2017

Jenna’s Five Disappointing Reads of 2017

I haven’t read a lot of books this year and I have to say that there weren’t that many standouts for me this year. I read a lot of books that I found to be very average and some that were disappointing and didn’t live up to the hype for me. So here are my […]

December 21, 2017 | 10 Comments
By Jenna
Posted in Features
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
12 Bookish Things We’re Thankful For

12 Bookish Things We’re Thankful For

I have been spending the last two weeks travelling (errr… I mean ‘working’) in North America so I thought it’d be appropriate to do a little Thanksgiving post even though we don’t celebrate it in Australia. Also, I’m currently in Canada so please ignore the little fact that Thanksgiving in Canada is in October… Here […]

November 25, 2016 | 25 Comments
By Jenna
Posted in Books, Features
Chatterbox: Why I Read Historical Fiction

Chatterbox: Why I Read Historical Fiction

We’ve done a series of Chatterbox posts on this blog discussing why we love and read a certain genre and I thought I’d tell you a few reasons why I read historical fiction. I’ll also give a few YA historical fiction recommendations at the end of this post. Check out our other posts in this […]

October 12, 2016 | 17 Comments
By Jenna
Posted in Chatterbox, Features