Mental Illness in YA

Earlier this week The Guardian (@GdnChildrensBooks) held a discussion on Twitter in regards to the way in which mental illness features in Young Adult books. The discussion took place on what is now commonly known as “Blue Monday” – which is supposedly the most “depressing” day of the year. #Gdnbluemonday received a fantastic response from […]

Review: Every Ugly Word – Aimee L. Salter

Every Ugly Word by Aimee L. Salter My rating: 5 of 5 stars Thanks to Netgalley for this free ebook! When Ashley Watson looks in the mirror she sees not just herself, but she also sees her “older self” too…… Surely being able to see yourself in years to come would be something we would […]

Review: Puppet – Pauline C. Harris

Puppet by Pauline C. Harris My rating: 3 of 5 stars Thanks to Netgalley for this free ebook! Puppet is a retelling of Carlo Collodi’s Pinocchio. In this version Penelope is our protagonist who lives in a future world where Marionettes have been developed. However, Penelope doesn’t just live in a world with Marionettes – […]

Top Ten Tuesday #6: Top Ten Books On My Autumn To-Be-Read List

This week’s Top Ten Tuesday is all about the books that are in my Autumn (or Fall!) To-Be-Read list. Autumn is such a perfect time for reading! It means the nights are drawing in and so you have a perfectly good excuse to stay inside with a good book! 1. Puppet –  Pauline C Harris […]

Liebester Award

Thanks to The Writing Hufflepuff for this nomination! The Liester Award is a blog award that one receives from another blogger. In order to be nominated you must be a newer book blogger. Once your nominated, you get to nominate other book blogs. The Rules: Link to the blogger who nominated you to thank them. […]