An award-winning British book and media blogger focused on uplifting marginalised stories within literature, Ellie loves to talk about everything from her favourite F/F romances to the best inclusive fantasy novels. She co-runs beyondabookshelf.co.uk and also co-hosts the annual F/F February reading challenge.
I've loved Shadow & Bone and the Grishaverse for a really long time - since the first book came out in 2012, to be exact. Unsurprisingly, I'm very attached to the books. When an adaption was announced I was excited but wary, knowing how…
Filmmaking and F/F hate-to-love: A review of ‘I Think I Love You’ by Auriane Desombre
Filmmaking and the F/F hate-to-love trope intertwine in this LGBTQIAP+ YA rom-com by debut author Auriane Desombre.
10 fabulous F/F novels to read this February
In celebration of LGBTQ+ History Month in the UK as well as the F/F February reading challenge happening across Twitter and Instagram, here are ten novels both old and new that celebrate F/F relationships.
20 YA standalone novels released in 2020 to read in one sitting
Here are twenty 2020 standalone novels across the popular genres of contemporary, fantasy and historical fiction well worth the read in 2021 - and with the story being contained in a single book, they won't massively add to your TBR.
Kristen Stewart’s Happiest Season is more stressful than the title implies, but good moments…
Kristen Stewart's widely anticipated LGTBQ+ rom-com, which focuses on a F/F couple over the Christmas holidays, is actually much more stressful to watch than the feel-good title implies.
10 epic YA fantasies that will sweep you away
In recent years, fantasy has exploded onto the YA scene in many different shapes and forms. High fantasy now reigns dominant, with sprawling worlds that transport the reader to wild and fantastical locations riddled with glittering royal…
10 2020 YA LGBTQIA+ Debuts to Read Before the End of the Year
With the end of 2020 just over a month away, it's time to look back upon a selection of the wonderful YA LGBTQIA+ debuts this year has had to offer.