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’”

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”

Badass Bone Nuns: Harrow the Ninth Review

Hey everyone! I went back to school this week, (which was very strange) but I’ll be posting less frequently. Hope you enjoy 🙂 Name: Harrow the Ninth Author: Tamsyn Muir Published: 2020 She answered the Emperor’s call.She arrived with her arts, her wits, and her only friend.In victory, her world has turned to ash. HarrowharkContinue reading “Badass Bone Nuns: Harrow the Ninth Review”

#S4S: Harry Potter Characters That Deserved Better

Snape is not on this list. The original prompt for this week was ‘clever characters’, but that didn’t give me much inspiration. Then, I thought of ‘Charatcers that deserved better’… but baisically all of my characters were by J.K Rowling. So, now I bring you six Harry Potter characters that deserved so much more –Continue reading “#S4S: Harry Potter Characters That Deserved Better”

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”

1920s Quaranteens: ‘In The Shadow Of Blackbirds’ Review

This is one of those books you find in the back of a Charity Shop… that’s surprisingly good. Name: In The Shadow Of Blackbirds Author: Cat Winters Published: 2013 In 1918, the world seems on the verge of apocalypse. Americans roam the streets in gauze masks to ward off the deadly Spanish influenza, and theContinue reading “1920s Quaranteens: ‘In The Shadow Of Blackbirds’ Review”

One Time the Film Was Better than the Book (Yes I said It)

The book is always better than the film, right? That’s a rule I almost always live by. But there are some exceptions (I binged the Netflix version of Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events during lockdown, and I hate to admit I preferred it to the books. At least in this, Snicket’s lengthy explanationsContinue reading “One Time the Film Was Better than the Book (Yes I said It)”