I had heard some buzz surrounding The Loneliest Girl in the Universe in the lead up to YALC, which had early copies for sale. I absolutely loved the cover and liked the synopsis well enough. Science fiction is one of my favourite genres, and I was looking forward to a young adult take. I made sure to pick up a copy, and it was the first book from my YALC haul that I read.
One Minute Recommendations are flash recommendations of books I think you'll love and why! These will all be books that haven't had a full review on this site yet.
I don’t often participate in memes, but I thought this was one was a great idea! It’s a mid-year look at the best books I’ve read in 2017. Some of them are new, some are older, but they’re all fantastic reads! You can see my full reviews by clicking the links.
There was so much hype surrounding When Dimple Met Rishi. It is the kind of book that YA readers have been crying out for for ages, and Menon absolutely hit the nail on the head.
It's time for Instagram Sundays -- a roundup of this week's bookstagam posts. This week's post is brought to you by my birthday and a weekend in London. This is an advance copy I was sent for review. I'm really enjoying it (and its simple but effective cover)! It's an adventure filled with wrongful imprisonment, … Continue reading Instagram Sundays
I saw this book and fell in love with its gorgeous cover. As someone looking to fill the diversity gap in her fantasy reading, The Wrath and the Dawn was the perfect departure from the ordinary.
This is a new series I’m going to try out aimed at people who are looking for a recommendation, a specific type of book, or just want something completely new.
I've been thinking that some of the most innovative fantasy over the past few years has been coming from the YA genre and the Six of Crows duology is certainly evidence of that. These two books are absolutely amazing. Seriously, they're some of the best fantasy I've read in ages.
Unless you've had the good fortune to live under a rock, you'll probably know all about the political situation in the United States. For many, the presidency of Donald Trump has been cause for fear and anger, with many marching in demonstrations not only in the US, but across the planet. There's a great history … Continue reading Review: March volumes 1-3
Review: The Bear and the Nightingale