New York in Pictures

Welcome back to Yes Whale! I’m back from New York, and have had a crazy few days (21st shenanigans, and moving back to Edinburgh), so please excuse the gap in posts. I have also discovered that jet lag makes a…

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NEW YORK READS: BOOKS I’LL BE TAKING ON HOLIDAY

Welcome back to Yes Whale. By the time this is live (hopefully (I’m not particularly good at scheduling)), I’ll be in New York. I can’t believe it. I have wanted to visit New York for a very long time, so…

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BLOGGERS OF THE MONTH: AUGUST

Welcome back to BLOGGERS OF THE MONTH. This is a monthly series in which I tell you about the bloggers that I have been loving throughout the month. PLEASE don’t feel disheartened if your blog is not included. If I were…

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TOP TEN TUESDAY: MY FAVOURITE YA BOOK COVERS

Sometimes I can’t help judging a book by its cover, and so, on this Top Ten Tuesday, I thought I’d take you through some of my favourite YA book covers! CHILDREN OF BLOOD AND BONE BY TOMI ADEYEMI A powerful and…

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MY TOP FIVE BOOK SURPRISES (YA EDITION)

Have you ever picked up a book on a whim, that soon became one of your favourite novels? Well I have (quite a few times), and I thought it would be fun to fill you in on some of the…

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REVIEW: ARE WE ALL LEMMINGS AND SNOWFLAKES? BY HOLLY BOURNE

Welcome to Camp Rest, a summer camp with a difference. A place offering a shot at “normality” for Olive, a girl on the edge, and for her new friends, who are all dealing with their own battles.  But as Olive…

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TOP FIVE BOOK TO FILM ADAPTATIONS

Following the release of To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before (which is utterly phenomenal and you should drop everything and watch it now if you haven’t already (if you have, watch it again)), I felt inspired to list some…

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I DARE YOU BOOK TAG

I have been tagged by Abby (of AJ’s Pages) to do the I Dare You Book Tag! It was first created by Rianna Reads, over on BookTube, so head on over to her video if you’d like to see her…

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SPOILER FREE REVIEW: SIX OF CROWS BY LEIGH BARDUGO (BEST HEIST EVER)

Ketterdam: a bustling hub of international trade where anything can be had for the right price–and no one knows that better than criminal prodigy Kaz Brekker. Kaz is offered a chance at a deadly heist that could make him rich…

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