Absence makes the heart grow fonder, right? Everyone knows that Nick and Charlie are the perfect couple – that they’re inseparable. But now Nick is leaving for university, and Charlie will be left behind at Sixth Form. Everyone’s asking if they’re staying together, which is a stupid question – they’re ‘Nick and Charlie’ for God’s… Continue reading Book Review // Nick and Charlie by Alice Oseman
There’s been a steadily increasing amount of books that follow the what can almost be called "trend" of portraying strong female characters in books—girls like Katniss from The Hunger Games, who are physically strong and skillful, and just as capable as their male counterparts, if not more—but something I haven’t seen promoted and talked about… Continue reading Bookish Musings & Discussion Time // Why We Need (More) Confident Female Characters
Happy Wednesday, guys! ☺️🌻 I'm back with part two of my Sunshine Blogger Award post, and more answers to your questions! You can find the first part with my nominations and questions here. I let you in on teenage Lily's favorite band and other things you may not have expected to find out about me. 😇 Malanie's… Continue reading The Sunshine Blogger Award 🎗 Pt. 2 // In Which I Reveal My First Book Crush
In case you're wondering, this is not a love story. My name is Tori Spring. I like to sleep and I like to blog. Last year – before all that stuff with Charlie and before I had to face the harsh realities of A-Levels and university applications and the fact that one day I really… Continue reading Book Review // Solitaire by Alice Oseman
Happy Saturday, guys! I hope you’re all having a fantastic weekend. 🌷 I’m still in disbelief about the fact that the first half of 2018 has passed us by, is gone, done with, and [insert various other euphemistic variations of the aforementioned sentiment]—but at the very least, dwelling on this realization and trying not to freak out… Continue reading Bookish Musings // Ft. The Only Reading Challenge That Actually Matters
… and I promise that this is the second and last time I'll be using this pun in any of my blog posts!! I can't make any promises for comments, though. Or text messages. Or any other forms of communication I use. (It's hard to make up puns for my name, okay.) But let's move on… Continue reading The Netflix Book Tag // In Which I’m a Lil(y) Rebel …
In her phenomenally popular essays and long-running Tumblr blog, Roxane Gay has written with intimacy and sensitivity about food and body, using her own emotional and psychological struggles as a means of exploring our shared anxieties over pleasure, consumption, appearance, and health. As a woman who describes her own body as “wildly undisciplined,” Roxane understands… Continue reading Book Review // Hunger by Roxane Gay
Happy Saturday, guys! ☺️ I can't believe another month has come and gone—and my blog had its one month blogiversary! On June 8th, to be exact. Is it weird that I kind of think of my blog as my baby? 👶🏻🎂💗 (In the figurative sense, of course.) Two things in relation to my bookish life have… Continue reading June Wrap-Up // I Finished My 2018 Reading Challenge??