You couldn’t pay me to move to the USA, but the fact is, it’s tough to be a book blogger outside North America. Forget attending cons or taking part in giveaways; it’s virtually impossible to get a physical Advanced Reader’s Copy if you’re not a US resident. Which leaves us with digital arcs. To me, […]
Category: State of the Sia
As Wyrd & Wonder comes to a close, it feels like a good time to gather together some of my favourite reads from the first half of the year. Not all of these were 2020 releases, though; plenty were amazing books I didn’t get to the year they came out. I’ve categorised them accordingly! 2020 […]
It’s International Literacy Day, which makes me want to take a moment to consider how incredible the acts of reading and writing actually are. Most of us in industrialised nations take them for granted, but the creation and use of writing systems is one of the main reasons humans have been so successful as a […]
Things have been a little quiet around here, but that just means there’s a lot to catch-up on! Let’s get started, shall we? Some personal news first: I went to WorldCon! It was wonderful and a little overwhelming; I really wish I’d been able to go with a friend, as was the original plan. But […]
WAIT WHAT PYR LINKED TO MY BABY BLOG??? EXCUSE ME WHILE I IMPERSONATE A GLITTERY HEADLESS CHICKEN FOR JUST A SEC Ahem. Okay, for real, I’m good now. Totally. We will now return to our regular scheduled programming.
Despite the fact that I created a NetGalley account back in 2011, I’m definitely what I call a baby blogger. I have tried book blogging before, and even dabbled at book vlogging for a while, but I never stuck with it. There’s a bunch of reasons for that, not least my chronic lack of commitment […]