review, young adult

Tales of the Peculiar – Ransom Riggs

“Please enjoy these Tales – before a crackling fire on a chilly night, ideally, a snoring grimbear at your feet – but remember, too, their sensitive nature, and if you must read them aloud (which I highly recommend) make certain your audience is peculiar.”   Blurb: “Before Miss Peregrine gave them a home, the story… Continue reading Tales of the Peculiar – Ransom Riggs

contemporary, review, young adult

Hollow Pike- Juno Dawson

“When I was little, my dad used to tell me stories about children who went into the copse and never came out. They just vanished.”   Blurb: “She thought she’d be safe in the country, but you can’t escape your own nightmares, and Lis London dreams repeatedly that someone is trying to kill her. Lis… Continue reading Hollow Pike- Juno Dawson

contemporary, review, romance, young adult

The Sun Is Also A Star – Nicola Yoon

“To be clear, I don’t believe in fate. But I’m desperate.” Blurb: “Natasha: I’m a girl who believes in science and facts. Not fate. Not destiny. Or dreams that will never come true. I’m definitely not the kind of girl who meets a cute boy on a crowded New York City street and falls in… Continue reading The Sun Is Also A Star – Nicola Yoon


The Foxhole Court – Nora Sakavic

“Leaving meant living, but Neil’s way of living was survival, nothing more. It was new names and new places and never looking back.”   Blurb: “Neil Josten is the newest addition to the Palmetto State University Exy team. He’s short, he’s fast, he’s got a ton of potential – and he’s the runaway son of… Continue reading The Foxhole Court – Nora Sakavic


The Ice Twins – S.K.Tremayne

“Why do you keep calling me Kirstie, Mummy? Kirstie is dead. It was Kirstie that died. I’m Lydia.”   Blurb: “After one of their identical twin daughters, Lydia, dies in an accident, Angus and Sarah Moorcroft move to a remote Scottish island, hoping to men their shattered lives. But when their surviving child, Kirstie, claims… Continue reading The Ice Twins – S.K.Tremayne

contemporary, feminism, review, young adult

Am I Normal Yet? – Holly Bourne

“Why haven’t you told them?” Because I’d lose them. They wouldn’t get it. They’d treat me differently. I wouldn’t be “normal" to them anymore, even if I never freaked out again. Once they knew, they’d always be watching… waiting… wondering if I was going to lose it."   Blurb: “All Evie wants is to be… Continue reading Am I Normal Yet? – Holly Bourne