Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins My rating: 5 of 5 stars I’ve wanted to read this book for so long. I’d heard so many positive reviews about it that I felt like I had to read it. And guess what? I wasn’t disappointed! Synopsis from Goodreads: Anna has everything figured out – she […]
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 […]
It’s Kind of a Funny Story by Ned Vizzini My rating: 2 of 5 stars I’ve been wanting to read this book for such a long time. And so when I finally picked it up I was so eager to delve in and read a book which deals with such important subject matter. This book […]
The Geography of You and Me by Jennifer E. Smith My rating: 2 of 5 stars Thanks to Headline publishers for this book! How did you meet your partner? At school? At work? Owen and Lucy meet whilst stuck in a lift during a power cut which takes over New York.
Thank you to The Writing Hufflepuff for this nomination! Sorry it took me so long to make this post! The Rules You must thank the person who nominated you and include a link to their blog. You must list the rules and display the award. You must add 7 facts about yourself. You must […]
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 […]
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 – […]
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 […]
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. […]
This week’s Top Ten Tuesday is all about the authors who I have only read one book by, but NEED to read more of!