To That Guy…

To the guy who climbed up onto my hostel bunk, whispering “I want to give you pleasure” while telling me to take off my clothes…

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Cordes-Sur-Ciel and All the Wine

Hey hey!

I start my first day as a receptionist at the university today… yup, a French university where my job will be completely in French. Eeep!!!

So to take my mind off my impending doom and total embarrassment, I have made a cup of tea and I’m going to tell you about my trip to Cordes-Sur-Ciel.

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Books are better than people… just sayin’!

No but really, from old classics to modern YA and everything in between, books are the best invention I can think of. Here are a few I’ve written about (more to come!).

Young Adult/Middle Grade:
Anna and the French Kiss
Eleanor & Park
Empire of Storms
Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
Ready Player One
Six of Crows | Crooked Kingdom
The School for Good and Evil
The Girl of Ink and Stars
The Lie Tree
The Rest of Us Just Live HereThrone of Glass vs Shatter Me
To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before

Adult Fiction
A Darker Shade of Magic
Journey by Moonlight
Kafka on the Shore
The Bastard of Istanbul
The Miniaturist

Diverse Voices
Feminist Fiction


*art by Eden James


Sometimes I write things. Most of it will never be seen.

To That Guy…
The Women from U.N.C.L.E
How to be a Narrow Gender Construct

Diversity in Publishing
National Identity: How straightforward is it?
Two Year Travel-versary
Chasing the Exotic
Love Your Neighbour, But Only If…
So do it!
“No, but what scene?”

New Zealand issues:
Flag It
Off your bike, love.
An Open Letter to Auckland Transport

Personal projects:
Who Needs France When You’ve Got Pirates!
Winner Winner Chicken Dinner!
A Novel in a Month… ARE YOU INSANE??!!

*art by Eden James