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.

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,… Continue Reading “January 2019 Bookish Summary”

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… Continue Reading “December 2018 Bookish Summary”

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.… Continue Reading “Quotes Collection Part Ten”

November 2018 Bookish Summary

Total books read in November = 11 Comics/Graphic Novels = 4 #LoveOzYA / #LoveNzYA = 2 the remainder = 5 The Rift by Rachael Craw. Published November 1st, 2018 by Walker Books Australia [View on Goodreads]. A gripping tale of an isolated island with paranormal secrets… Continue Reading “November 2018 Bookish Summary”

October 2018 Bookish Summary

The start of last month was an emotional one for my entire family. We held our heads high and celebrated our matriarch, my grandmother’s life. She illuminated this earth with her light for 91 years. I will mourn her for the rest of my… Continue Reading “October 2018 Bookish Summary”

Quotes Collection Part Nine

You only have to have been following me for a minute, to know i’m a SAGA fan. I read issue #44 back in July 2017 and was immediately drawn to the above text. It struck a chord in me and made me sit back… Continue Reading “Quotes Collection Part Nine”

Bookish Babble: Quotes Collection Part Eight

I laughed out loud the first time I read the above two sentences. I’d never really thought about it. What does happen after they ride of into the sunset? I read Steph Bowe’s Night Swimming back in May 2017. It is an LGBT friendly,… Continue Reading “Bookish Babble: Quotes Collection Part Eight”

Quotes Collection Part Seven

Nothing profound this month. Just a quote that transported me to my late teens and made me laugh out loud. Oh those pub rat days. I loved the line, because as I read it, I could smell the exact smell the author was on about.… Continue Reading “Quotes Collection Part Seven”

Quotes Collection Part Six

I read Steven Herrick’s #LoveOzYA verse novel The Simple Gift in May last year (2017). It affected me way more than I expected it too. Below is one of the quotes I jotted down while reading it. The Simple Gift is a story of… Continue Reading “Quotes Collection Part Six”

Quotes Collection Part Five

The below is a quote from a Q&A by transgender writer and activist, Nevo Zisin, that I shared on this blog back in May 2017. Go back and read it again. When I first read that sentence I actually examined out loud something along the… Continue Reading “Quotes Collection Part Five”