I received a free eARC of this book on NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. Blurb: Eleven fresh vampire stories from young adult fiction’s leading voices! In this delicious new collection, you’ll find stories about lurking vampires of social media, rebellious vampires hungry for more than just blood, eager vampires coming out―and going out for … Continue reading Review: Vampires Never Get Old: Tales with Fresh Bite ed. Zoraida Córdova and Natalie C Parker
I think all book lovers can agree that there's nothing better than a particularly pretty book. Whether it's gold foiling, gorgeous covers or sprayed edges, I've definitely bought a book or two based on its cover. Lately I'm becoming more and more picky about which books stay on my forever shelf but I'll always have … Continue reading My Favourite Sprayed Edges!
I was sent a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Blurb: Harri and her best friends worship Half Light - an internationally famous boyband. When frontman Frankie is arrested on suspicion of murdering his oldest friend Evan, Harri feels like her world's about to fall apart. But quickly she realises … Continue reading Review: The Boyband Murder Mystery by Ava Eldred
It's probably about time for another tag post and this time I've decided to make my own! Mostly because I'm nosey and want to know all about everyone else's bookshelves but here's a little bookshelf Q&A tag 🤩 Let's get to know each other's shelves! Also want to note that I don't think I've seen … Continue reading The Bookshelf Q&A Tag!
TW: mention of rape, child abuse and neglect I was given a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Blurb: Here's the thing about being Inside. Ain't no one believes that they are. Pretty stupid, as there are clues just about all over. Feed rattling down pipes from somewhere else. That dirty … Continue reading Review: Outside by Sarah Ann Juckes
TW: discussion of rape, kidnap, sexual assault Blurb: A stranger took Amy and Dee as children and gave them new names. Now at sixteen and called Chelsea, Amy has returned. Dressed in purple and clutching a plastic doll, she refuses to answer questions but locked inside her is the truth. How did she survive? Why did … Continue reading Review: Amy Chelsea Stacie Dee by Mary G Thompson
Working as a Children’s Bookseller, with a focus on YA, means that I’m constantly having to look at new releases and new trends and what’s currently popular – and I LOVE IT! Having a good knowledge of what books are on offer mean that I can offer the best recommendations possible to any customers who … Continue reading Best of YA: Horror!
I received a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Blurb: Cadmus has been scholar Tullus's slave since he was a baby - his master is the only family he knows. But when Tullus disappears and a slave girl called Tog arrives with a secret message, Cadmus's life is turned upside down. … Continue reading Review: In the Shadow of Heroes by Nicholas Bowling
After getting the opportunity to study Greek and Roman mythology at university, I've been hooked. Since then I've just started to delve into the worlds of Norse, Celtic and Egyptian myth and am absolutely loving it! If there's one thing that can perhaps be even more satisfying that the actual myths themselves, it's getting to … Continue reading Mythology Re-telling Recommendations!
Blurb: For years, rumours of the 'Marsh Girl' have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast. So in late 1969, when handsome Chase Andrews is found dead, the locals immediately suspect Kya Clark, the so called Marsh Girl. But Kya is not what they say. Sensitive and intelligent, she has survived for … Continue reading Review: Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens