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A Thousand Perfect Notes by C.G Drews – Book Review

✰ ✰ 1/2 I was surprised by how dark and gritty this YA contemporary read was. I mean, the synopsis had hinted toward a darker tone and yet I still felt like it was going to be (mostly) a happy tale of young love, music and the pursuit of dreams. These elements were present however,… Continue reading A Thousand Perfect Notes by C.G Drews – Book Review

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The Winner’s Curse by Marie Rutkoski – 1-Star Book Review

Buy it on AMAZON ☆ So I was really, really looking forward to this book. Not only did the premise sound promising (and a bit unique) but I'd read so many good reviews on it. My anticipation for it was high. Unfortunately, it just didn't resonate with me. The characters felt stilted and I wasn't… Continue reading The Winner’s Curse by Marie Rutkoski – 1-Star Book Review

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Realm of Knights by Jennifer Anne Davis – Book Review

Buy it on AMAZON. ARC provided by Reign Publishing via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. ☆ ☆ ☆ 1/2 STARS Realm of Knights was an empowering delight to read. Rich description brought to life a medieval setting that inspired my recent obsession with historically-set books. Well-developed characters were also at the forefront of… Continue reading Realm of Knights by Jennifer Anne Davis – Book Review

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Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon – Book Review

Buy it on AMAZON ☆ ☆ ☆ 1/2 STARS Before we start with the review, just a little warning. It's long. I rant a lot. Read only the top and middle sections if you want to avoid the ranting. But really... why would you want to miss all of the good bits?? I went in… Continue reading Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon – Book Review

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The Poet X – a grippingly honest and emotional coming of age verse

Buy it on AMAZON ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ 1/2 STARS I read a sample of this book a little while ago and was completely immersed from the very first page. I knew then, that this would be a book I'd remember for a long time. My prediction was right. Although this is a verse novel… Continue reading The Poet X – a grippingly honest and emotional coming of age verse

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The Sun is Also a Star: a story about finding hope in the face of unexpected love

Buy it on: AMAZON ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ FIVE STARS This was such a sweet, hopeful and romantic read. I couldn't put it down! I'm not usually one to read YA contemporary as they can tend to have a lot of angst (understandable when you're writing teenaged-aged characters) but this one was the pleasant… Continue reading The Sun is Also a Star: a story about finding hope in the face of unexpected love