BOOK REVIEW: No Sad Songs by Frank Morelli

Format: Paperback, ARC Links: Goodreads | Amazon UK Blurb: Following a family tragedy, 18-year-old Gabe LoScuda suddenly finds himself thrust into the role of caregiver for his ailing grandfather. Between the shopping trips and the doctor visits with Grandpa, Gabe and his friend John try to salvage their senior year, meet girls, and make the varsity […]

Read More

BOOK REVIEW: How to Disappear by Sharon Huss Roat

Format: Hardback, giveaway prize Links: Amazon UK | Amazon US | Goodreads Blurb: Vicky Decker has perfected the art of hiding in plain sight, quietly navigating the halls of her high school undetected except by her best (and only) friend, Jenna. But when Jenna moves away, Vicky’s isolation becomes unbearable. So she decides to invent a […]

Read More

BOOK REVIEW: Turtles All the Way Down by John Green

Format: Hardback – purchased Links: Amazon UK | Goodreads Blurb: Sixteen-year-old Aza never intended to pursue the mystery of fugitive billionaire Russell Pickett, but there’s a hundred-thousand-dollar reward at stake and her Best and Most Fearless Friend, Daisy, is eager to investigate. So together, they navigate the short distance and broad divides that separate them from […]

Read More

13 Reasons Why book & show comparison

If you saw my post last month on Why ’13 Reasons Why’ is f***cking important and you should go and watch it now you may have guessed that I really f**ing liked that show, thought it was hella important and felt the need to write an entire blog post about it. I had heard of […]

Read More

Book Review: Alice and the Fly by James Rice

Format: Paperback, won in a giveaway Links: Amazon UK | Amazon US | Goodreads Blurb: This is a book about phobias and obsessions, isolation and dark corners. It’s about families, friendships, and carefully preserved secrets. But above everything else it’s about love. Finding love – in any of its forms – and nurturing it. Miss Hayes […]

Read More

Book Review: The Neverland Wars by Audrey Greathouse 

Format: Paperback, ARC Links: Goodreads | Amazon UK | Amazon US Blurb: Magic can do a lot – give you flight, show you mermaids, help you taste the stars. And… solve the budget crisis? That’s what the grown-ups will do with it if they ever make it to Neverland to steal its magic and bring […]

Read More

Book Review: The Magicians by Lev Grossman 

Format: Paperback, borrowed Links: Goodreads | Amazon UK Blurb: In a secret world of forbidden knowledge, power comes at a terrible price … Quentin Coldwater’s life is changed forever by an apparently chance encounter: when he turns up for his entrance interview to Princeton he finds his interviewer dead – but a strange envelope bearing […]

Read More

Book Review: White Lies by Zoe Markham

Title: White Lies Author: Zoe Markham Format: eBook, NetGalley Rating: 4.5 Stars Links: Goodreads | Amazon UK Blurb: Everybody hurts For Abigail, a new school could be the fresh start she so desperately needs. With her parents in the army and her sister Beth too far away to run to, she knows this year needs […]

Read More

Book Review: When God Was a Rabbit by Sarah Winman

Title: When God Was a Rabbit Author: Sarah Winman Format: Book, received from World Book Night Links: Goodreads | Amazon UK | Amazon US Blurb: Spanning four decades, from 1968 onwards, this is the story of a fabulous but flawed family and the slew of ordinary and extraordinary incidents that shape their everyday lives. It […]

Read More

Book Review: Under My Skin by Zoe Markham & Giveaway!

Title: Under My Skin Author: Zoe Markham Format: eBook, ARC for book tour Links: Goodreads | Amazon UK | Amazon US | Twitter | Facebook Blurb: Inside we are all monsters… Chloe was once a normal girl. Until the night of the car crash that nearly claimed her life. Now Chloe’s mother is dead, her father […]

Read More

Book Review: It’s Kind of a Funny Story by Ned Vizzini

Title: It’s Kind of a Funny Story Author: Ned Vizzini Publisher: Hyperion Blurb: Ambitious New York City teenager Craig Gilner is determined to succeed at life – which means getting into the right high school to get into the right job. But once Craig aces his way into Manhattan’s Executive Pre-Professional High School, the pressure […]

Read More

Book Review: Insanity (Mad in Wonderland) by Cameron Jace

Title: Insanity (Mad in Wonderland) Author: Cameron Jace Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform Blurb: After accidentally killing everyone in her class, Alice Wonder is now a patient in the Radcliffe Lunatic Asylum. No one doubts her insanity. Only a hookah-smoking professor believes otherwise; that he can prove her sanity by decoding Lewis Carroll’s paintings, photographs, […]

Read More

Book Review: If I Stay by Gayle Foreman

Title: If I Stay Author: Gayle Foreman Publisher: Black Swan Blurb: The last thing Mia remembers is the music. After the accident, she can still hear it. And she can see her damaged body being taken from the wreck of her parents’ car – even though she can’t feel a thing. All she can do […]

Read More

Book Review: Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green and David Levithan

Title: Will Grayson, Will Grayson Author: John Green & David Levithan Publisher: Penguin Blurb: Will Grayson meets Will Grayson. One cold night, in a most unlikely corner of Chicago, two strangers are about to cross paths. From that moment on, their world will collide and Iives intertwine. It’s not that far from Evanston to Naperville, […]

Read More

Book Review: Love Always, Kate by D. Nichole King

Dear Diary, Leukaemia’s been my life since I was eleven. Now, six years later, I want my life back. Only I’m not sure what that is. The test results came back today. 22,000. Which means I’m officially out of remission—again. I have three options: 1. Another round of chemo. 2. A super-new experimental drug. 3. […]

Read More

Book Review: The Fallen Stars (The Star Child Series #2) by Stephanie Keyes

  Here is all the information you’ll need about the upcoming tour for The Fallen Stars the second book in Stephanie Keye’s Star Child series. Title: The Fallen Stars (The Star Child series #2) Author: Stephanie Keyes Genre: YA Fantasy/Paranormal Romance Blurb: When all is lost, he will have to make the ultimate decision. Kellen […]

Read More

Book Review: Looking For Alaska by John Green

What it’s about: Alaska Young. Gorgeous, clever, funny, sexy, screwed up – and utterly fascinating. Miles Halter could not be more in love with her. But when tragedy strikes, Miles discovers the value and the pain of living and loving unconditionally. Nothing will ever be the same.

Read More