review · young adult

The Glittering Court – Richelle Mead

“I belonged to one of the noblest families in Osfrid, one that could trace its bloodline back to the country’s founders. Sure, my title might have been more prestigious if my family’s fortune hadn’t evaporated, but that was easily fixed. All I had to do was marry well. And that’s where all my problems started.”… Continue reading The Glittering Court – Richelle Mead

contemporary · review · romance · young adult

We ComeApart – Sarah Crossan & Brian Conaghan

“I can’t put on a brave face and pretend that at The end of this Things will be different.” Blurb: “Nicu has emigrated from Romania and is struggling to find his place in his new home. Meanwhile, Jess's home life is overshadowed by violence. When Nicu and Jess meet, what starts out as friendship grows… Continue reading We ComeApart – Sarah Crossan & Brian Conaghan

adult fiction · contemporary · review

The Secret Lives of the Amir Sisters – Nadiya Hussain

“It’s not as if we get to like everything in life, but we accept it and get on with it.”   Blurb: “The four Amir sisters – Fatima, Farah, Bubblee and Mae – are the only young Muslims in the quaint English village of Wyvernage. On the outside, despite not quite fitting in with their… Continue reading The Secret Lives of the Amir Sisters – Nadiya Hussain