YALC: My First Year

With YALC 2020 steadily approaching (if it goes ahead) I thought I would make a little post about my experience and offer some advice to any first-timers planning on going this year. As mentioned in my previous blog post, I stumbled across the bookish community when a_girl_with_a_bookshelf_ followed me on my personal Instagram. Since then my life has changed for the better and I’ve become … Continue reading YALC: My First Year

Yes No Maybe So by Becky Albertalli and Aisha Saeed

”We might give it our all and crash and burn. But we might win. We might actually change things. And that maybe makes it still worth going for, don’t you think?” Jaime has been spending his summer helping his cousin with campaigning in time for a special election. When his mother encourages him to go canvassing, he can’t think of anything worse. However, Jaime has always wanted to … Continue reading Yes No Maybe So by Becky Albertalli and Aisha Saeed

American Royals by Katherine McGee

Two and a half centuries ago, America won the Revolutionary War and General George Washington was offered the crown. Today, the House of Washington still sit on the thrown with Princess Beatrice next in line. Beatrice’s whole life has been building up to her ruling the United States and the time for her reign is imminent.  Like most royal families, there is an heir and … Continue reading American Royals by Katherine McGee