BLOG TOUR REVIEW POST of HARROW LAKE by Kat Ellis #thewritereads

BLOG TOUR REVIEW POST of HARROW LAKE by Kat Ellis #thewritereads

Look, these stories - small-town legends about monters or demons or evil spirits - they're all just an excuse for people to avoid seeing the real monsters all around them. It's a way to shatter the proverbial mirror.Harrow Lake by Kat Ellis G'day friends! How is everyone going? I really hope you are all staying [...]

#YA REVEW: AURORA RISING by JAY KRISTOFF AND AMIE KAUFMAN

#YA REVEW: AURORA RISING by JAY KRISTOFF AND AMIE KAUFMAN

I am going to say this right now: this review will contain all the spoilery content! so! be! warned! CW: character death, instances of bullying, racism (alien racism?), soulmate insta-love (is that a trigger warning? in this case, possibly yes). G'day friends! As I'm writing this, I am in my pyjamas, on a kind-of sunny [...]

AND WE HYPE HYPE HYPE HYPE HYPE IT UP: Book reviews of the most hyped books

AND WE HYPE HYPE HYPE HYPE HYPE IT UP: Book reviews of the most hyped books

ROMANOV BY NADINE BRANDES G'day friends! So, I wasn't planning on writing this review (because I have so many other reviews that I urgently need to write *NetGalley screams at me in the distance*) but I just finished this book yesterday (as I'm writing this) and I kind of need to write my thoughts, because [...]

#REVIEW of THE GENTLEMEN’S GUIDE TO VICE AND VIRTUE by Mackenzie Lee #historical fiction #lgbtqia #youngadult

#REVIEW of THE GENTLEMEN’S GUIDE TO VICE AND VIRTUE by Mackenzie Lee #historical fiction #lgbtqia #youngadult

Holy shit on a stick. So, confession, I have been wanting to read A Gentlemen's Guide to Vice and Virtue ever since it was released. This was mainly because of two reasons: one; lgbtqia historical romance which HELLO YES THANK YOU HELP QUENCH MY THIRST; and second, an ACTUAL HAPPY ENDING ! We have been [...]

YOUNG ADULT REVIEW: KORRIGAN BY REBECCA F. KENNEY #SUPERNATURAL #FANTASY #MYTHOLOGY

YOUNG ADULT REVIEW: KORRIGAN BY REBECCA F. KENNEY #SUPERNATURAL #FANTASY #MYTHOLOGY

A girl at night, a caged monster during the day.  ... I began reading Korrigan by Rebecca F. Kenney in the midst of reading A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness. Why is this important? Just wait, I'll explain in a moment. If you're familiar with Discovery of Witches, you know that it centres around the story of 'no-I-don't-want-to-be-a-witch' [...]

NEW GOTHIC YA REVIEW: SCREAM ALL NIGHT BY DEREK MILMAN

NEW GOTHIC YA REVIEW: SCREAM ALL NIGHT BY DEREK MILMAN

... The only way I can properly describe Scream All Night by Derek Milman, his debut novel, is this: whatever you think should never happen in reality, actually, somehow, happens. It is fantastically chaotic, confusing and hilarious. Scream All Night narrates the story of Dario Heyward, who had made the promise to himself at age [...]

SAVE THE DATE BY MORGAN MATSON REVIEW: Reading Tour AU

SAVE THE DATE BY MORGAN MATSON REVIEW: Reading Tour AU

... Think of chaos and then multiply that by thirteen and you have the setting of Morgan Matson’s new YA novel, Save the Date. Charlie Grant is in a state of longing - that is, she can’t wait to spend the entire weekend with all of her siblings at the family home. Yes, it’s for [...]

YA REVIEW: PRODIGY PRINCE BY NATASHA SAPIENZA

 if the Bible met Harry Potter - this novel would be the result. Prodigy Prince by Natasha Sapienza is a young adult novel which tells the story of Prince Nuelle, the youngest prince of the Supreme King Nifal of Zephoris. Prodigy Prince is the first novel in Sapienza's The Seven Covenant series, and is fundamentally a creative and imaginative [...]