Category: Bookish Babble

Here you will find my reading roundups, as well as book related quotes, facts, jokes and memes that I find on the big bad web and are too good not to share. As well as bookish blog tags and challenges that I partake in from time to time.

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…

April 2019 Bookish Summary

Total books read in April: 6 Comics/ Graphic Novels = 0  |  #LoveOzYA / #LoveNzYA = 2 |  the remainder = 4 Highway Bodies by Alison Evans #LoveOZYA Highway Bodies is an utterly Australian and brilliantly Queer Zombie Apocalypse story with heart and soul. It is…

March 2019 Bookish Summary

Total books read in March: 6 Comics/ Graphic Novels = 3  |  #LoveOzYA / #LoveNzYA = 0 |  the remainder = 3 The Quiet at the End of the World by Lauren James. A YA Sci-Fi tale that follows Lowrie and Shen, the last teenagers on…

February 2019 Bookish Summary

Total books read in February: 8 Comics/ Graphic Novels = 2  |  #LoveOzYA / #LoveNzYA = 3 |  the remainder = 3 I Had Such Friends by Meg Gatland-Veness #LoveOzYa [Full Review Here]. The story follows Hamish during his last year of high school. We journey…

January 2019 Bookish Summary

Total books read in January: 8 Comics/ Graphic Novels = 2  |  #LoveOzYA / #LoveNzYA = 1  |  the remainder = 5 Frankie by Shivaun Plozza #LoveOzYA. A compelling YA contemporary, with lead characters you can’t help but fall for. Frankie is full of sass,…

December 2018 Bookish Summary

Ah, tis the season to end up in car park queues because you realise on Christmas eve that you forgot to buy more dog food when you did the grocery shopping the previous week to try and avoid going near the shops that close…

Quotes Collection Part Ten

A lump forms in my throat as the truth hits me. Hard. “That’s why people are speaking out, huh? Because it won’t change if we don’t say something.” “Exactly. We can’t be silent.” “So I can’t be silent.” Daddy stills. He looks at me….