contemporary · review · young adult

Turtles All The Way Down – John Green

“We are about to live the American Dream, which is, to benefit from someone else’s misfortune.” Blurb: “Sixteen-year-old Aza never intended to pursue the mystery of fugitive billionaire Russell Pickett, but there’s a hundred-thousand-dollar reward at stake and her Best and Most Fearless Friend, Daisy, is eager to investigate. So together, they navigate the short… Continue reading Turtles All The Way Down – John Green

Dystopian · review · young adult

Only Ever Yours – Louise O’Neill

“You may have been perfectly designed but there is always room for improvement.” Blurb: “In a world in which baby girls are no longer born naturally, women are bred in schools, trained in the arts of pleasing men until they are ready for the outside world. At graduation, the most highly rated girls become “companions”,… Continue reading Only Ever Yours – Louise O’Neill

adaptations · children's fiction · discussion · review

Book To Movie Talk | Wonder

*This post contains spoilers* Wonder is another one of those books that I’ve heard about on and off over the past few years but never really had any desire to delve into it… until I saw the trailer for the film adaptation. The story follows ten year old August Pullman who has been living with… Continue reading Book To Movie Talk | Wonder

contemporary · review · young adult

All The Wrong Chords – Christine Hurley Deriso

“Sticking music in front of me is like putting a map in the face of a driver who already knows the way.” Blurb: “Scarlett Stiles is desperate for a change of scenery after her older brother, Liam, dies of a drug overdose. But spending the summer with her grandfather wasn't exactly what she had in… Continue reading All The Wrong Chords – Christine Hurley Deriso

children's fiction

Is The Christmasaurus: Musical Edition Worth It?

“I think books and music are very special. Books require a reader to use their imagination to bring the words to life, and music can affect your emotions like nothing else in the universe.” Last year, Tom Fletcher released his first full length children’s novel titled The Christmasaurus and it didn’t take long for it… Continue reading Is The Christmasaurus: Musical Edition Worth It?