Author Interview: Susannah McFarlane I recently had the opportunity to ask Susannah McFarlane some questions after reading her newly released book "Fairytales for Feisty Girls". You can find my review of Susannah's wonderful illustrated book here. 1) How did you originally come up with the idea of writing the stories in Fairytales for Feisty… Continue reading Author Interview: Susannah McFarlane
10 Bookstagrammer problems we can all relate to...right? Or is it just me? Getting an amazing new prop and using EVERY BIT of your willpower to not feature it in Every. Single. Photo. For the next three weeks. Having to change your shirt because it’s reflecting the wrong colour in your metallic prop.… Continue reading 10 Bookstagrammer problems we can all relate to. Right?
The YA absent parent trope. Will anyone buck the trend? It seems to me that if you’re going to be a character in a YA story, you definitely don’t want to be the main character’s parent. Especially their mother. Your life expectancy is either non-existent or very very short. If you do somehow manage… Continue reading The YA absent parent trope. Will anyone buck the trend?
Can you still love a book with tropes you hate? We all have them, our least favourite tropes. The ones that make you roll your eyes, think "Oh no, not this again!" or just disappoint you every time they crop up. But, what if a book is fantastic in all other aspects, does that… Continue reading Can you still love a book with tropes you hate?
Why I find it almost impossible to not finish a book I find it almost impossible to 'DNF' books I know all the reasons why people refuse to finish books they’re not invested in: “Too many books, too little time” “I read for enjoyment, if I’m not enjoying it, why would I continue?” etc etc..… Continue reading Why I find it almost impossible to not finish a book