I JUST CAN’T: TROPES IN YA FICTION THAT DO NOT BUTTER MY CROISSANT

I JUST CAN’T: TROPES IN YA FICTION THAT DO NOT BUTTER MY CROISSANT

Well, hello there friends! It's been a while, I must say. But here I am with a bookish post to quench your thirst! Now, I wrote this twitter thread a few months ago, and I remember thinking to myself, I should just make this into a post for my blog and make it into some [...]

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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 [...]

YA ANTHOLOGY REVIEW: LOVE AT THE EDGE OF SEVENTEEN

I was lucky enough to be given a free ARC of this novel, thanks to NetGalley, in exchange for an honest review. overall rating: 4/5 Hey dudes, This review has only taken me the better part of the month to write because every single time I sat down to write book reviews…well, I had assessments [...]

NEW! INDIE YA REVIEW: HAPPILY BY CHAUNCEY ROGERS

NEW! INDIE YA REVIEW: HAPPILY BY CHAUNCEY ROGERS

No fairy godmother. No magic pumpkin. Just one grumpy girl and a glass slipper. Happily by Chauncey Rogers narrates a wonderfully humorous and adventurous tale of Laure, a teenage street urchin trying her hardest to leap-frog out of Écarlate and find a home somewhere far away. Where the rest of the world sees an enchanting and romantic [...]