Most Powerful Quotes From ‘Pet’ by Awaeke Emezi

This is a book that needs to be heard. Name: Pet Author: Awaeke Emezi Published: 2019 Pet is here to hunt a monster.Are you brave enough to look? There are no more monsters anymore, or so the children in the city of Lucille are taught. With doting parents and a best friend named Redemption, JamContinue reading “Most Powerful Quotes From ‘Pet’ by Awaeke Emezi”

Feminist Fairytales: ‘The Language Of Thorns’ Review

Some of the stories were dark Name: The Language Of Thorns: Midnight Tales and Dangerous Magic Author: Leigh Bardugo Illustrator: Sara Kipin Published: 2017 Love speaks in flowers. Truth requires thorns. A collection of six lavishly illustrated stories filled with betrayals, romance and revenge. Travel to a world of dark bargains struck by moonlight, ofContinue reading “Feminist Fairytales: ‘The Language Of Thorns’ Review”

Reviewing ‘Love, Frankie’ (she doesn’t go to Hollywood)

Do you know the feeling when you’ve outgrown one of your favourite childhood authors? No? Good – it’s not nice. Name: Love Frankie Author: Jacqueline Wilson Published: 2020 Frankie is nearly fourteen and teenage life certainly comes with its ups and downs. Her mum is seriously ill with MS and Frankie can feel herself growingContinue reading “Reviewing ‘Love, Frankie’ (she doesn’t go to Hollywood)”

It Only Happens In The Movies

This was not what I expected at all. Name: It Only Happens In The Movies Author: Holly Bourne Published: 2017 Audrey is over romance. Since her parents’ relationship imploded her mother’s been catatonic, so she takes a cinema job to get out of the house. But there she meets wannabe film-maker Harry. Nobody expects AudreyContinue reading “It Only Happens In The Movies”

Cutest Halloween Read: Pumpkinheads

I just want to live this book. Name: Pumpkinheads Author: Rainbow Rowell and Faith Erin Hicks Published: 2019 Deja and Josiah are seasonal best friends. Every autumn, all through high school, they’ve worked together at the best pumpkin patch in the whole wide world (not many people know that the best pumpkin patch in theContinue reading “Cutest Halloween Read: Pumpkinheads”

You Must Read ‘I Wish You All the Best’

Name: I Wish You All the Best Author: Mason Deaver Published: 2019 When Ben De Backer comes out to their parents as nonbinary, they’re thrown out of their house and forced to move in with their estranged older sister, Hannah, and her husband, Thomas, whom Ben has never even met. Struggling with an anxiety disorderContinue reading “You Must Read ‘I Wish You All the Best’”

Reviewing ‘Clap When You (don’t) Land’

I wanted to love this. Name: Clap When You Land Author: Elizabeth Acevedo Published: 2020 Camino Rios lives for the summers when her father visits her in the Dominican Republic. But this time, on the day when his plane is supposed to land, Camino arrives at the airport to see crowds of crying people… InContinue reading “Reviewing ‘Clap When You (don’t) Land’”

Top Ten Tuesday: Predicting Plots Of Books On My TBR

Hey everyone! This week’s prompt was a cover freebie, so I figured I’d try and tackle something I know I do every time I buy a new book! The tag was originally created by The Broke and the Bookish but is now hosted over at That Artsy Reader Girl. If you’ve given it a go,Continue reading “Top Ten Tuesday: Predicting Plots Of Books On My TBR”

The End Of An Era: Death Sets Sail

Robin Stevens is MEAN. Name: Death Sets Sail Author: Robin Stevens Published: 2020 Daisy Wells and Hazel Wong are in Egypt, where they are taking a cruise along the Nile. They are hoping to see some ancient temples and a mummy or two; what they get, instead, is murder.  Also travelling on the SS Hatshepsut is aContinue reading “The End Of An Era: Death Sets Sail”

Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

Name: Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe Author: Benjamin Alire Sáenz Published: 2012 A book hasn’t left me this… shook up in a long time. Dante can swim. Ari can’t. Dante is articulate and self-assured. Ari has a hard time with words and suffers from self-doubt. Dante gets lost in poetry andContinue reading “Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe”