Rated E for Emotional: ‘The Nobleman’s Guide To Scandal And Shipwrecks’

A perfect ending to THE best historical young adult series. Ever. You can quote me on that. Book: The Nobleman’s Guide To Scandal and Shipwrecks Author: Mackenzie Lee Published: Nov 2021 Adrian Montague has a bright future. The sole heir to his father’s estate, he is an up and coming political writer and engaged toContinue reading “Rated E for Emotional: ‘The Nobleman’s Guide To Scandal And Shipwrecks’”

Booktok Made Me Read It: Serpent and Dove Review

The definition of a bingeable book. Name: Serpent & Dove Author: Shelby Mahurin Published: 2019 Song: Any song by Lou Reed (Get it! Get it!) Two years ago, Louise le Blanc fled her coven and took shelter in the city of Cesarine, forsaking all magic and living off whatever she could steal. There, witches likeContinue reading “Booktok Made Me Read It: Serpent and Dove Review”

5 Star Book Review: She Who Became The Sun

I genuinely can’t praise this book enough. Name: She Who Became The Sun Author: Shelley Parker-Chan Released: May 2021 She’ll change the world to survive her fate . . . In Mongol-occupied imperial China, a peasant girl refuses her fate of an early death. Stealing her dead brother’s identity to survive, she rises from monkContinue reading “5 Star Book Review: She Who Became The Sun”

Recent Release Reviews: Ace Of Spades

Okay, Ace Of Spades was ‘recently released’ when I planned this post, but I forgot to factor in the time it would take to actually read and then review it. And… now it’s September. But that in no way takes away from how spine chillingly brilliant Ace Of Spades was. Name: Ace Of Spades Author:Continue reading “Recent Release Reviews: Ace Of Spades”

Book Review: Hani and Ishu’s Guide To Fake Dating

I have decided that Irish YA sapphic romances are my new favourite genre. (*Cough* read The Falling In Love Montage by Ciara Smyth *cough*). Name: Hani and Ishu’s Guide To Fake Dating Author: Adiba Jaigirdar Published: May 2021 Everyone likes Humaira “Hani” Khan—she’s easy going and one of the most popular girls at school. ButContinue reading “Book Review: Hani and Ishu’s Guide To Fake Dating”

Spoiler-Free Review! Any Way The Wind Blows

Words cannot express how much I love these characters. But I will try. Name: Any Way The Wind Blows Author: Rainbow Rowell Published: 6th July 2021 Any Way the Wind Blows takes the gang back to England, back to Watford, and back to their families for their longest and most emotionally wrenching adventure yet. For Simon,Continue reading “Spoiler-Free Review! Any Way The Wind Blows”

One Last Stop: Is It Worth The Hype?

YES, YES, A MILLION TIMES YES. Name: One Last Stop Author: Casey McQuiston Published: 2021 For cynical twenty-three-year-old August, moving to New York City is supposed to prove her right: that things like magic and cinematic love stories don’t exist, and the only smart way to go through life is alone. She can’t imagine howContinue reading “One Last Stop: Is It Worth The Hype?”

Book Review: ‘Theatrical’

Did I only buy this book because it says that it’s the UK’s Answer To Rainbow Rowell on the front? Possibly. Was it? Not a chance. Name: Theatrical Author: Maggie Harcourt Published: 2018 Hope dreams of working backstage in a theatre, and she’s determined to make it without the help of her famous costume designerContinue reading “Book Review: ‘Theatrical’”

Llamas and Loafers: ‘The Bane Chronicles’ Book Review

My most unexpected favourite of 2021… Name: The Bane Chronicles Authors: Cassandra Clare, Sarah Rees Brennan and Maureen Johnson Published: 2014 It’s not easy being Magnus Bane. As a warlock, he’s often called upon to fix the problems of others, his life has been long and his loves have been many. And Magnus has aContinue reading “Llamas and Loafers: ‘The Bane Chronicles’ Book Review”

Slooowww Burn: ‘Yes No Maybe So’ Book Review

Happy Ramadan to everyone celebrating! I’d been meaning to read Yes No Maybe So for weeks, so it seemed good timing to read a book set during Ramadan… during Ramadan. Literally the only things I knew going in was when it was set; that it was well received and co written by Becky Albertalli. WhichContinue reading “Slooowww Burn: ‘Yes No Maybe So’ Book Review”