A short review of 'Eleanor and Park', by Rainbow Rowell.
Just in time for YALC this weekend, this month I managed to cross a couple of books off my reading list, caught up with some Robin Hobb and read an anthology of non-fiction stories about geek girls and love. Here are my spoiler-free mini-reviews for everything I've read this month.
"Five students walk into detention. Only four leave alive." The moment I heard about this book, I knew I had to read it. Here's my spoiler-free review of Karen M. McManus' 'One Of Us Is Lying'.
“They're your parents. They're meant to love you because. Never in spite.” Release is a young adult novel spanning one day in the life seventeen year-old Adam Thorn. Adam is gay, and although he’s dating Linus, he can’t quite let go of his history with his ex, the boy who broke his heart, and who… Continue reading ‘Release’ by Patrick Ness: Book Review
Top 5 Wednesday is a weekly blogging prompt, created by Lainey at Gingerreadslainey, and now hosted by Sam from ThoughtsOnTomes. The topics are mostly related to books, but some of the questions are open to be answered using TV, films, graphic novels, or any other entertainment medium. If you want to find out more about the… Continue reading Top 5 Wednesday: Essential Summer Reads
"I want the world, I think. Even if it scares me."
"Look to the stars. Aim. Ignite."
Lately, I seem to have hit the contemporary young adult jackpot. Last month I read Adam Silvera's History Is All You Left Me and I loved it. This month, I discovered Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon, and it was stunning. “Love is worth everything. Everything.” Everything, Everything is a contemporary young adult novel about love, family and what it means to… Continue reading ‘Everything, Everything’ by Nicola Yoon: Book Review
It's the end of another month, which means it's time for me to round up the books I've been reading lately.
“Alternate universe idea: Theo and I are living together in a huge house overflowing with hats because I bought him a new one every day to get him to stay.”