Book Review: Summer Skin by Kirsty Eagar

Summer Skin

Self-aware, confident, and sexy – it’s little wonder that Summer Skin is making waves amongst the blogging circle. The book offers a realistic take on gender inequality and the dilemmas faced by those on the cusp of adulthood. Jess shines as a heroine – she’s flawed and unapologetic, but she’s also incredibly sympathetic. As the […]

Review: The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender by Leslye Walton

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WARNING: Lots of gushing. I, just, can’t even review this book, guys – I mainly just want to roll around on the floor and occasionally scream at passer-bys into reading it. This book has elements of everything that I love about fiction, it pushes at the boundaries of our imagination while telling raw truths about humanity. […]

Letter Review: Because You’ll Never Meet Me by Leah Thomas

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Because You’ll Never Meet Me is a book that breaks the mould. Looking at its cover, you might be tempted to think this is a contemporary novel. However, what lies within is a delightful mix of genres. It features a strong speculative bend while retaining some authentic moments of adolescence, and it proves that stories […]

Review: The Sacred Lies of Minnow Bly by Stephanie Oakes

Sacred Lies

I love books that are difficult to group into a genre, so it’s little wonder that I enjoyed The Sacred Lies of Minnow Bly. In a publishing landscape filled with quirky teens, fantasy world or dystopic wasteland, this book stands apart in its unique setting and dark psychological streak. Forget about Snow White or Cinderella […]

Review: A Little Something Different by Sandy Hall

A Little Something DIfferent

I bought this book due to the gorgeous cover, despite Jenna’s warnings about it (see her review). I’m sorry, Jenna, I know to always listen to you from now on! The cover was the only thing this book had going for it. I can confidently say this is the worst book I’ve read so far […]