contemporary, review, young adult

Beautiful Broken Things – Sara Barnard

  Blurb: “Best friends Caddy and Rosie are inseparable. Their differences have brought them closer, but as she turns Sixteen Caddy begins to wish she could be a bit more like Rosie –confident, funny and interesting. Then Suzanne comes into their lives: beautiful, damaged, exciting and mysterious, and things get a whole lot more complicated.… Continue reading Beautiful Broken Things – Sara Barnard

review, romance

The Great Gatsby – F.Scott Fitzgerald

Blurb: “Generally considered to be F.Scott Fitzgerald’s finest novel, The Great Gatsby is a consummate summary of the ‘roaring twenties’ and a devastating expose of the ‘jazz age.’ Through the narration of Nick Carraway, the reader is taken into the superficially glittering world of the mansions which lined the Long Island shore of the American… Continue reading The Great Gatsby – F.Scott Fitzgerald

Dystopian, review, young adult

Blood, Ink And Fire – Ashley Mansour

Blurb: “Imagine a world without books… In the future, books are a distant memory. The written word has been replaced by an ever-present stream of images known as Verity. In the controlling dominion of the United Vales of Fell, reading is obsolete and forbidden, and readers themselves do not—cannot—exist. But where others see images in… Continue reading Blood, Ink And Fire – Ashley Mansour

contemporary, review, romance, young adult

Under The Dusty Moon – Suzanne Sutherland

  Blurb: “Victoria Mahler is the sixteen-year-old only daughter of rocker Micky Wayne, whose band, Dusty Moon, took the world by storm when Micky was just a teenager. The band broke up under mysterious circumstances, but, after years spent off the road being a mom, Micky’s solo career is finally starting to take off. When an… Continue reading Under The Dusty Moon – Suzanne Sutherland

book tag, discussion, fantasy

Throne Of Glass Tag

This tag was created byAlexaLovesBook and Soobsessedwith and when I saw it was Throne of Glass themed I HAD to do it! Lysandra – a book with a cover change you loved     Ironically my choice for this one is the book this tag is based off. Throne of Glass definitely has one of… Continue reading Throne Of Glass Tag

discussion

A Conversation With Rod Duncan

 Rod Duncan is a Leicester based author, screenwriter and Creative Writing university lecturer. He has been nominated for the Philip K. Dick and East Midlands book awards. During my time at De Montfort University, I had the pleasure of being taught by Rod who told many stories from his path to being published, to The… Continue reading A Conversation With Rod Duncan

review

The Custodian of Marvels – Rod Duncan

Blurb: “You’d have to be mad to steal from the feared international patent office. But that’s what Elizabeth Barnabus is about to try. A one-time enemy from the circus has persuaded her to attempt a heist that will be the ultimate conjuring trick. Hidden in the vaults of the patent court in London lie secrets… Continue reading The Custodian of Marvels – Rod Duncan