AURORA RISING – Jay Kristoff & Amie Kaufman (Honest Review)

SPOILER FREE! Genre: Young Adult – Science FictionTarget Audience: 14+Rating: B- (70%)Goodreads Rating: 4/5 GOODREADS DESCRIPTION:The year is 2380, and the graduating cadets of Aurora Academy are being assigned their first missions. Star pupil Tyler Jones is ready to recruit the squad of his dreams, but his own boneheaded heroism sees him stuck with the…

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…

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…?…

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…

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…

MASSIVE BOOK HAUL 3/3 (6 Months worth of books!)

Soooo, throughout the duration of posting my Rainbow Shelf Tour (you can find that here), I never once posted an update about the new books I was purchasing, and therefore haven’t done a Book Haul in about six months. That’s crazy! It will come to no surprise that:1) This is gonna be a long post,…

AFTER – Anna Todd (Honest Review)

SPOILER FREE! Genre: New Adult – ContemporaryTarget Audience: 17+Rating: B- (72%)Goodreads Rating: 4/5 GOODREADS DESCRIPTION: Tessa is a good girl with a sweet, reliable boyfriend back home. She’s got direction, ambition, and a mother who’s intent on keeping her that way. But she’s barely moved into her freshman dorm when she runs into Hardin. With…

Quote of the Week!

“ “Jesus!” Luke exclaimed.“Actually, it’s just me,” said Simon. “Although I’ve been told the resemblance is startling.”  ― Cassandra Clare, City of Bones

I HOLD YOUR HEART – Karen Gregory (Honest Review)

SPOILER FREE! Genre: Young Adult – ContemporaryTarget Audience: 14+Rating: B (78%)Goodreads Rating: 4/5 GOODREADS DESCRIPTION: When Gemma meets Aaron, she feels truly seen for the first time. Their love story is the intense kind. The written-in-the-stars, excluding-all-others kind. The kind you write songs about.But little by little their relationship takes over Gemma’s life. What happens…

Quote of the Week!

“It’s funny—when people call you “shy,” they usually smile. Like it’s cute, some funny little habit you’ll grow out of when you’re older, like the gaps in your grin when your baby teeth fall out. If they knew how it felt—really being shy, not just unsure at first—they wouldn’t smile. Not if they knew how…