Book Reviews 2016 · Contemporary Books · Young Adult Book Reviews

‘Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda’ by Becky Albertalli

Sixteen-year-old and not-so-openly gay Simon Spier prefers to save his drama for the school musical. But when an email falls into the wrong hands, his secret is at risk of being thrust into the spotlight. Now Simon is actually being blackmailed: if he doesn’t play wingman for class clown Martin, his sexual identity will become… Continue reading ‘Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda’ by Becky Albertalli

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3 Days, 3 Quotes Challenge – Day 1

Hi all! Recently, both Michelle from Book Adventures and Cinderzenablogs tagged me to do the 3 Days, 3 Quotes Challenge. I have the faint memory that someone else nominated me a month or two back – if that was you, I’m terribly sorry I didn’t do it then! Comment below and you’ll get a shout-out too! Anyway, the point of… Continue reading 3 Days, 3 Quotes Challenge – Day 1

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The ‘Inside Out’ Book Tag

It’s been far too long since I did a tag post, given how much I love writing them! It was only when I read Rose Read’s ‘Inside Out’ book tag that I realised how much I missed a good book tag, and despite never having watched ‘Inside Out’ (I must do so soon) the characters… Continue reading The ‘Inside Out’ Book Tag

Book Reviews 2016 · Fantasy Books · Graphic Novel and Comic Reviews

‘The Wicked + The Divine Volume 1: The Faust Act’ by Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie

Every ninety years, twelve gods return as young people. They are loved. They are hated. In two years, they are all dead. It’s happening now. It’s happening again. The team behind critical tongue-attractors like Young Avengers and PHONOGRAM reunite to create a world where gods are the ultimate pop stars and pop stars are the… Continue reading ‘The Wicked + The Divine Volume 1: The Faust Act’ by Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie

Bite-Size Corner · Book Reviews 2015 · Contemporary Books · Young Adult Book Reviews

Bite-Size Corner – ‘Anna and the French Kiss’ by Stephanie Perkins

Anna has everything figured out – she was about to start senior year with her best friend, she had a great weekend job, and her huge work crush looked as if it might finally be going somewhere… Until her dad decides to send her 4383 miles away to Paris. On her own. But despite not… Continue reading Bite-Size Corner – ‘Anna and the French Kiss’ by Stephanie Perkins

Book Reviews 2015 · Dystopian Books · Sci-Fi Books · The Indie Corner · Young Adult Book Reviews

‘Blue Karma’ by J.K. Ullrich

Water. It covers almost three-quarters of the planet, comprises more than half the human body, and has become the most coveted resource on Earth. Amaya de los Santos survived the typhoon that left her an orphan. Now she scrapes by as an ice poacher, illegally harvesting fresh water for an always-thirsty market. But when she… Continue reading ‘Blue Karma’ by J.K. Ullrich