New Year Book Tag! (Tiggity Tag Friday)

I’m late. I know, but you know what, even if i found this tag in June, I’d still be amping up to do it. It’s just one of the many great features of ignoring the rules. There’s also the fact to consider that I wasn’t tagged, and I’m doing it anyway. (I know, how rebellious…

PERCY JACKSON AND THE LIGHTNING THIEF – Rick Riordan (Honest Review)

SPOILER FREE! Genre: Middle Grade – Urban Fantasy (mythology)Target Audience: 9+Rating: B+ (84%)Goodreads Rating: 4/5 Goodreads description: Percy Jackson is a good kid, but he can’t seem to focus on his schoolwork or control his temper. And lately, being away at boarding school is only getting worse – Percy could have sworn his pre-algebra teacher…

Quote of the Week!

“The only way out of the labyrinth of suffering is to forgive.” ― John Green, Looking for Alaska

TEEN TITANS: RAVEN – Kami Garcia & Gabriel Picolo (Honest Review)

SPOILER FREE! Genre: Graphic Novel – Urban FantasyTarget Audience: 12+Rating: B (76%)Goodreads Rating: 4/5 Most know of the extremely fun and hilarious cartoon, Teen Titans. This follows one of the essential members of the team, Raven. After being involved in an accident that killed her mother and wiped her memory, she’s off to live with…

SPEAK – Laurie Halse Anderson (Honest Review)

SPOILER FREE! Genre: Graphic Novel – Contemporary – Mental HealthTarget Audience: 12+Rating: A (94%)Goodreads Rating: 5/5 CONTENT WARNING: Contains abuse and rape. ‘I said no’ This novel follows a teenage girl following the aftermath of an assault. Did it happen? Will people believe her if she speaks up? What difference would that make? What an…

January Book Birthdays!

There’s nothing quite like a book birthday! In celebration of some fantastic up and coming books, I’m going to show you the books I’m most excited about being released this month! Now, as I live in Australia, there’s a chance that my publication date might be different. If I notice a difference, I’ll let you…

THE OPPOSITE OF FALLING APART – Micah Good (Honest Review)

SPOILER FREE! Genre: Young Adult – ContemporaryTarget Audience: 12+Rating: B+ (80%)Goodreads Rating: 4/5 Following Jonas and Brennan through their unlikely first meet, and onto the friendship they form is one of the cutest and most frustrating things ever. Jonas (who I keep accidentally calling Jonah) has unfortunately ended up in a car accident that stole…

My Overambitious TBR of 2020

Like most booklovers, I have plans of reading a bucketload this year. I’m setting my usual 50 book reading goal to 75 (but striving for 100–though I’m not certain how well that’s going to pan out with both Uni and fulltime work calling my name). I also want to spend more time on this blog…

All the Books I Read in 2019!

I was supposed to split this post up into two. Do half of it in July and then the other half now, but you know, sometimes plans don’t work out and you have to work twice as hard now because past-you was just lazy. Well… that’s what I’m experiencing now. Let’s dive into what I’ve…

Best YA Books of the Decade!

As we come swinging to a close, getting ourselves ready for the Roaring Twenties, I’m doing what I’ve seen a few bloggers and vloggers do, which is wrap up the decade with their top 10 favourite books from each of the years between 2010 and 2019. I initially spotted this idea on PeruseProject‘s YouTube channel,…