Category: Special Features

CONVERSATIONS 002: QUEER BOOK CHAT

Today, over on the #AusYaBloggers group site, I chat with the fantastic Brooklynne Michelle about the lack of good Transgirl fiction, some Trans fiction we are looking forward to reading and Queer books in general. As with the last Queer #AusYABloggers chat I took…

June/July 2019 BOOKISH SUMMARY

Total books read in June/July: 14 Comics/ Graphic Novels = 6 | #LoveOzYA / #LoveNzYA = 6 | the remainder = 2 Comics: In the last two months I continued reading the Runaways and Heartstopper series and started reading the Lumberjanes series. I’m still really enjoying the Runaways…

Camp Quality FUNx4: Car 42

This year my husband attended the 2019 Camp Quality FUNx4, which ran from the 1st – 6th July. As one of two mechanics on the event, tasked with ensuring all 13 cars made it through the event. My Uncle Gordon Trigg was the other…

CONVERSATIONS 001: QUEER BOOK CHAT

Tonight, over on the #AusYaBloggers group site, I chat with the lovely Star Robinson about things we noticed during Pride month, the importance of W/W in Queer books and being able to see yourself in characters. We also give some F/F reading recommendations. You…

Helen Scheuerer: Author Q&A

Helen is a YA fantasy author from Sydney. You might know her as the author of THE OREMERE CHRONICLES, or as the founding editor at WRITERS EDIT. Please welcome Helen. Hindsight is a marvelous thing. Looking back now that the third book in your…

May 2019 Bookish Summary

Total books read in May: 4 Comics/ Graphic Novels = 0  |  #LoveOzYA / #LoveNzYA = 1 |  the remainder = 3 River Stone by Rachel Hennessy #LoveOZYA River Stone is the first book in a new dystopian trilogy. It has a fresh and unique feel…

Promises to my sons

I will lose my shit and yell at you. I will lose my cool and fly off the rails. It’s what I do. I will swear repeatedly, and I don’t fucking care if you swear, as long as you grow up to care about…