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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A Sneak Peak at Some Unread Books on My Shelf

Evening, all! I own a lot of unread books. And when I say a lot, I mean so many that I am too ashamed to count them, and even if I did count, I’d be too embarrassed to tell you. Today I decided to skim my shelves to assess the situation – with the intention of… Continue reading A Sneak Peak at Some Unread Books on My Shelf

Top Ten Tuesdays

Top Ten Tuesdays: Top Ten OTPs

It’s Top Ten Tuesday, and this week’s topic is a free choice of Valentine’s Day-related ones. I’ve selected Top Ten OTPs, as I’m not a huge reader of romance novels, and I don’t think  I could come up with 10 best reads for Valentine’s Day, so I’ve gone with a mildly romance-themed topic that can… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesdays: Top Ten OTPs

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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