#20BacklistIn2020 · 2020 Reviews · dual time frame · historical fiction · young adult

#20BACKLISTIN2020 Backlist Book Challenge: Follow After Me by Allison Marlow Paterson

In a desperate bid to reduce the books that are collecting dust on my TBR shelves, I have decided to collaborate with another avid reader and fellow book reviewer, Nicole from Certified Book Addicts. The #20BACKLISTIN2020 challenge is a self paced challenge hosted by Jaylamm.Reads, Reading and Sunshine, and Cassidys.Bookshelf. The overall goal of this challenge is to read… Continue reading #20BACKLISTIN2020 Backlist Book Challenge: Follow After Me by Allison Marlow Paterson

2019 Reviews · Books On Tour · historical fiction · Just Write For Kids · young adult

#Books On Tour: Hadamar: The House of Shudders by Jason K. Foster

Title: Hadamar: The House of Shudders Author: Jason K.  Foster Published: June 1st 2019 Publisher: Big Sky Publishing Pages: 370 Genres:  Historical Fiction, Young Adult RRP: $17.50 Rating: 4 stars A bastard, a shame, a national disgrace. Nazi Germany is ruled by Hitler’s barbaric policies of racial cleansing. Ingrid Marchand’s only sin was to be born black. Horrifying institutions like Hadamar are… Continue reading #Books On Tour: Hadamar: The House of Shudders by Jason K. Foster

#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · Beauty and Lace review · young adult

Beauty & Lace Book Review: Rogue by A.J. Betts

Title: Rogue Author: A.J. Betts Published: June 25th 2019 Publisher: Pan Macmillan Pages: 368 Genres:  Fiction, Young Adult RRP: $16.99 Rating:  3 stars There was no going back; there was no choice, anymore. I’d chosen out and this was it: hot-cold, dry-wet, bright-dark and lonely. Hayley has gone rogue. She’s left everything she’s ever known – her friends, her bees, her whole world… Continue reading Beauty & Lace Book Review: Rogue by A.J. Betts

#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · contemporary fiction · young adult

Book Review: The Way I See It by Lucy Marrett

Title: The Way I See It Author: Lucy Marrett Published: 1st October 2018 Publisher: Elephant Tree Publishing Pages: 270 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Young Adult RRP: $20.00 Rating: 3.5 stars Holly has something on her mind, but it’s not something she wants to admit to. It’s only after the funeral of a high school friend that she begins to realise she might have… Continue reading Book Review: The Way I See It by Lucy Marrett

#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · book bingo · fantasy · young adult

#Book Bingo 2019 Round 9: ‘Themes of Fantasy’ – What the Woods Keep by Katya de Becerra

Book Bingo 2019 is a collaboration challenge I am completing with my favourite bloggers, Theresa Smith Writes and The Book Muse. Each Saturday, on a fortnightly basis, beginning on Saturday 5th January 2019, Ashleigh, Theresa and I will complete a book review post, outlining our respective bingo card entries. The Book Bingo 2019 card contains a total of 30… Continue reading #Book Bingo 2019 Round 9: ‘Themes of Fantasy’ – What the Woods Keep by Katya de Becerra

#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · new adult · young adult

New Release Book Review: Love Lie Repeat by Catherine Greer

Title: Love Lie Repeat Author: Catherine Greer Published: March 5th 2019 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 336 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Young Adult RRP: $19.99 Rating: 4 stars Three girls, loyal to each other? That never happens. All the groups of three implode eventually. Two in, one out. Change. Betrayal. Again and again. But not us. I make sure of it. I make Ash and… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Love Lie Repeat by Catherine Greer

2018 Reviews · contemporary fiction · young adult

New Release Book Review: Fat Girl on a Plane by Kelly deVos

Title: Fat Girl on a Plane Author: Kelly deVos Published: June 1st 2018 Publisher: HQ – Young Adult Pages: 250 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Young Adult RRP: $9.99 Rating: 3 stars Big dreams come in all sizes, and Cookie Vonn isn’t about to give up hers. High school senior Cookie Vonn’s post–graduation dreams include getting out of Phoenix, attending Parsons School of Design, and… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Fat Girl on a Plane by Kelly deVos

2018 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release · United States · young adult

New Release Book Review: One Small Thing by Erin Watt

Title: One Small Thing Author: Erin Watt Published: July 9th 2018 Publisher: HQ – Young Adult Pages: 320 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Young Adult RRP: $19.99 Rating: 3 stars From the No. 1 New York Times bestselling author duo of The Royals series and When It’s Real comes a sensational new novel about a girl falling for the one boy she should never have met… Beth’s life hasn’t been the same… Continue reading New Release Book Review: One Small Thing by Erin Watt

#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · new release · thriller · young adult

New Release Book Review: Mercy Point by Anna Snoekstra

Title: Mercy Point Author: Anna Snoekstra Published: June 18th 2018 Publisher: Harper Collins Books Australia Pages: 304 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Young Adult, Thriller RRP: $19.99 Rating: 3.5 stars In real life, they are enemies. Emma the know-it-all, Michael the bully, Fabian the coward, Tessie the weirdo and Sam the mystery. Online they are best friends, with one big thing in common: they are all… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Mercy Point by Anna Snoekstra

2018 Reviews · book bingo · contemporary fiction · United States · young adult

#Book Bingo 2018: ‘A book that became a movie’ – The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

#Book Bingo 2018 is a collaboration challenge I am completing with my favourite blogger, Theresa Smith Writes. How does it work?  We have devised our own personalised book bingo card game. Twice a month, on the first and third Saturday of the month, Theresa and I will complete a book review post, outlining our respective bingo card entries.… Continue reading #Book Bingo 2018: ‘A book that became a movie’ – The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky