Midyear Freak Out Book Tag (Tiggity Tag Friday)

Sooo, this is my first ever time doing this tag, and I’m pretty excited to dive right in! I’m not 100% certain who created this tag, but it’s been around for the longest time. So, props to the marvellous mastermind behind this incredible tag. The Midyear Freak Out Book Tag is focusing on the books…

LILY’S JUST FINE – Gill Stewart (Honest Review)

SPOILER FREE! Genre: Young Adult – ContemporaryTarget Audience: 13+Rating: C+ (68%)Goodreads Rating: 4/5 GOODREADS DESCRIPTION: Lily couldn’t have planned life better herself. She lives in the best house in town and she’s dating the most popular boy in school. Everything else she can fix. Mum’s apathy? On it! The stuffy gala committee? Watch this space! Tom…

Quote of the Week!

“But they have not seen their sun die. Their people burn. Their world end. And they do not know, yet, that there are some breaks that cannot be fixed.”  ― Jay Kristoff & Amie Kaufman, Aurora Rising

Why is everyone talking about ‘Red, White, and Royal Blue’?

Hello! Welcome! This *might* be a new segment on my blog where I talk about books either everyone can’t seem to shut up about ooooor ones that I love that no one seems to be talking about. So look out for new posts that are either: Why is everyone talking about…?ORWhy isn’t anyone talking about…?…

Must-Read Australian YA Authors

Hello! Welcome! Or should I say g’day mate? (I don’t think I’ve ever used that phrase in a serious context) I’m Australian is what I’m trying to say, and I just wanted to promote the writers of my land (because they’re all pretty great). So let’s get to it! 1: Fleur Ferris Author of: Risk,…

UNDERDOG: A #LoveOzYA Anthology – edited by Tobias Madden (Honest Review)

SPOILER FREE! Genre: Young Adult – AnthologyTarget Audience: 13+Rating: B- (72%)Goodreads Rating: 4/5 GOODREADS DESCRIPTION: Short tales from the Australian writers of tomorrow.#LoveOzYA celebrates the best of new Australian writing for teenage readers. It has grown from a humble hashtag into a movement, reflecting the important role young-adult fiction plays in shaping our current generation…

Quote of the Week!

“One thing I’ve learned about people is that the easiest way to get them to like you is to shut up and let them do the talking.”  ― Jesse Andrews, Me and Earl and the Dying Girl  

YA Books with Badass Leading Ladies

Hello! Welcome! I’m just going to dive straight into it. Let’s go! #1: Throne of Glass by Sarah J Maas After serving out a year of hard labor in the salt mines of Endovier for her crimes, 18-year-old assassin Celaena Sardothien is dragged before the Crown Prince. Prince Dorian offers her her freedom on one…

ALL WE COULD HAVE BEEN – T.E Carter (Honest Review)

SPOILER FREE! Genre: Young Adult – ContemporaryTarget Audience: 13+Rating: B+ (82%)Goodreads Rating: 4/5 GOODREADS DESCRIPTION: Five years ago, Lexie walked home from school after her older brother failed to pick her up. When she entered her house, her brother sat calmly, waiting for the police to come arrest him for the heinous crime he had…

Quote of the Week!

“There were two kinds of monsters, the kind that hunted the streets and the kind that lived in your head. She could fight the first, but the second was more dangerous. It was always, always, always a step ahead.”  ― Victoria Schwab, Our Dark Duet