THE MAN IN THE WATER – David Burton (Honest Review)

SPOILER FREE! Genre: Young Adult – Crime/Mystery – #loveozyaTarget Audience: 12+Rating: B+ (82%)Goodreads Rating: 4/5 I had the absolute pleasure of meeting this author, and he’s so incredibly sweet (and so freaking funny). This novel is set in a small mining town in Australia, that’s home to not a whole lot of people. You can…

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…

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…

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…

CATWOMAN: SOULSTEALER – Sarah J. Maas (Honest Review)

SPOILER FREE! Genre: Young Adult – Urban FantasyTarget Audience: 12+Rating: A (92%)Goodreads Rating: 5/5 As anyone that’s been following me for any length of time might know, I have an obsession with Sarah J Maas. I find all of her books absolutely fantastic, and although it took me a hot minute to get my sweaty…

SORCERY OF THORNS- Margaret Rogerson (Honest Review)

SPOILER FREE! Genre: Young Adult – FantasyTarget Audience: 12+Rating: A (92%)Goodreads Rating: 5/5 Elisabeth is raised amongst the talking books of a magical library. There’s nothing she knows more than three very important things. The first, is that all sorcery is evil. No one that dabbles in magic is good news. The second, is that…

STARWORLD – Audrey Coulthurst & Paula Garner (Honest Review)

SPOILER FREE! Genre: Young Adult – Contemporary – LGBTTarget Audience: 12+Rating: B+ (82%)Goodreads Rating: 5/5 Goodreads description: Sam Jones and Zoe Miller have one thing in common: they both want an escape from reality. Loner Sam flies under the radar at school and walks on eggshells at home to manage her mom’s obsessive-compulsive disorder, wondering…