Own Voices in Some Places More Than Others | Spoiler-Free Review

Some Places More Than Others by Renée Watson Genre: Middle Grade, Contemporary Author: Renée Watson Published: October 2019 Publisher: Bloomsbury Pages: 224 {paperback} Review on Goodreads Big thank you to Bloomsbury Australia for sending me a copy of this in exchange for review! Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing This was stunning! I read it so quickly. … Continue reading Own Voices in Some Places More Than Others | Spoiler-Free Review

Stolen Keys in The Boy Who Steals Houses | SPOILER-FREE REVIEW

The Boy Who Steals Houses by C.G. Drews Genre: Contemporary, Young Adult Author: C. G. Drews Published: April 2019 Publisher: Orchard Books Pages: 347 {paperback} Review on Goodreads Initial Thoughts upon Finishing Well, this surpassed all my expectations. Having read A Thousand Perfect Notes, I was expecting this to be a tear-jerker, a heart-wrencher and … Continue reading Stolen Keys in The Boy Who Steals Houses | SPOILER-FREE REVIEW

Bisexuality in Autoboyography | BOOK REVIEW

Autoboyography by Christina Lauren Genre: Contemporary, Young Adult Author: Christina Lauren Published: September 2017 Publisher: Simon & Schuster Pages: 410 {paperback} Review on Goodreads Initial Thoughts upon Finishing This book is such an emotional read and so good. It paled slightly for me because I read it so soon after What If It's Us but … Continue reading Bisexuality in Autoboyography | BOOK REVIEW

Love Letters in P.S. I Still Love You | Spoiler-Free Book Review

P.S. I Still Love You by Jenny Han 4/5 STARS Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary Author: Jenny Han Published: May 2015 Publisher: Scholastic Pages: 337 {paperback} Review on Goodreads Initial Thoughts upon Finishing This was such a great sequel to book one! It had been so long between books because I never felt the need to … Continue reading Love Letters in P.S. I Still Love You | Spoiler-Free Book Review

Awkward Turtles in Leah on the Offbeat || BOOK REVEIW

Leah on the Offbeat by Becky Albertalli 4/5 STARS Genre: LGBT+, Young Adult, Contemporary Author: Becky Albertalli Published: April 2018 Publisher: Penguin Pages: 343 {paperback} Review on Goodreads Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing Yay! Another awesomely enjoyable Albertalli book! I'd been looking forward to reading this for such a long time and I'm pleased to say … Continue reading Awkward Turtles in Leah on the Offbeat || BOOK REVEIW

Just Us for Justice in The Hate U Give || BOOK REVIEW

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas 5/5 STARS Genre: Contemporary, Young Adult Author: Angie Thomas Published: February 2017 Publisher: Walker Books Pages: 438 {paperback} Review on Goodreads Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing I had very high expectations for this book and it totally lived up to them and went beyond. I couldn't read this fast … Continue reading Just Us for Justice in The Hate U Give || BOOK REVIEW

Books to Buy This Month! || June 2018 Book Releases

Hi hello and welcome! I wasn't going to do this post seeing as we're already mid-way through June but then I thought what the hell because I'm really excited about a few of these books and I felt like discussing them. So here we're are! It is currently FREEZING in my neck of the woods … Continue reading Books to Buy This Month! || June 2018 Book Releases

Deadly Anxiety in They Both Die at the End || AUDIOBOOK REVIEW

They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera 5/5 STARS Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary Author: Adam Silvera Published: September 2017 Publisher: HarperCollins Audiobook Length: 8 hours Page Count Equivalent: 368 {hardback} Review on Goodreads Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing MY FEEELLLSSS AHHHHHHH. This book, holy gods. I am not okay - that was a rollercoaster … Continue reading Deadly Anxiety in They Both Die at the End || AUDIOBOOK REVIEW

Beautiful Storytelling in The Nearest Faraway Place || BOOK REVIEW

The Nearest Faraway Place by Hayley Long 5/5 STARS Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary Author: Hayley Long Published: July 2017 Publisher: Hotkey Pages: 320 {paperback} Review on Goodreads I received a copy of this from Allen & Unwin in exchange for an honest review, thank you! Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing This was absolutely beautiful. It was … Continue reading Beautiful Storytelling in The Nearest Faraway Place || BOOK REVIEW

Being 100% Relatable in The Upside of Unrequited || BOOK REVIEW

The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli 5/5 STARS Genre: Contemporary, Young Adult, Romance, LGBT+ Author: Becky Albertalli Published: April 2017 Publisher: PUFFIN Pages: 336 {paperback} Originally posted on Goodreads Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing SO THAT WAS THE SINGLE BEST THING EVER AND I LOVED IT. Just when you thought nothing would top Simon vs, … Continue reading Being 100% Relatable in The Upside of Unrequited || BOOK REVIEW