Celebrating Female Authors for International Women’s Day!

Celebrating Female Authors for International Women’s Day!

On one day each year, the whole world comes together to celebrate what I think, in my humble opinion, is the best species in the world: women! March 8th is International Women’s Day, and here at Wonderfully Bookish, I’m joining in the celebration with a few other great gals.

If you missed my Valentine’s Day post that I did with the four awesome people in the image above, you can read it right here. We’re all joining together again for another blog hop to celebrate International Women’s Day. We’ll each be sharing our favourite female authors, female characters, or anything to do with women in fiction!

Without further ado, here are my top four favourite female authors (in no particular order).

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Books I Had for Christmas 🎅🏻

Books I Had for Christmas 🎅🏻

What did you ask Santa for this year? Each year, my mum, uh… I mean, Santa, asks my sister and I for a list of things we’d like for Christmas. Mine almost always ends up being a list of primarily books with a few other things mixed in. My mum’s great at picking books, so I was happy with the selection!

These are the books I asked my mum, uh--I mean, Santa--for this year for Christmas. There's a mix of fiction and non-fiction and I love them all!

A few of these are ones I said I’d love, while most of them were complete surprises. They came from my mum and step-dad, my sister Emily, and my Secret Santa that we organised with my uni pals. I’ll show you them all now in detail. Let me know if you have any of these and tell me what you think!

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Homo for Christmas by Juno Dawson // I’ll Be Home for Christmas #TLCCReadAlong

Homo for Christmas by Juno Dawson // I’ll Be Home for Christmas #TLCCReadAlong

IT’S ALMOST CHRISTMAS!! How exciting! Christmas is always my favourite time of year, without fail. I just love everything about it. For the past couple of years, since I’ve had my blog, I’ve read festive books on the lead up to Christmas and it’s made me get even more excited! This year, my friends Sarah and Sophie at The Little Contemporary Corner have been hosting a read-along of the festive anthology, I’ll Be Home for Christmas.

I've been taking part in a read-along for short story anthology I'll Be Home for Christmas. Here's my thoughts on Juno Dawson's story, Homo for Christmas.

The anthology features short stories by a whole range of YA authors (see all the names in the image above). As part of TLCC’s read-along, they’re also hosting a mini blog tour where a few of us will review a short story each. Since falling in love with Juno Dawson at YALC this year, I’ve wanted to read all of her books, so naturally I chose her story to write about.

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