Who can turn down the chance to read anything by YA whiz, Becky Albertalli when it turns up in your inbox?? I know I can't so as soon as I came across her brand new novel, I pounced! Here's what I thought of the latest offering, Kate in Waiting... Huge thanks, as always, go to … Continue reading Blog Tour: Kate in Waiting by Becky Albertalli!
Tag: young adult
Review: Cinderella is Dead by Kalynn Bayron
Blurb: It's 200 years since Cinderella found her prince... but the fairytale is over. Sophia knows the story though, off by heart. Because every girl has to recite it daily, from when she's tiny until the night she's sent to the royal ball for choosing. And every girl knows that she has only one chance. For … Continue reading Review: Cinderella is Dead by Kalynn Bayron
Review: Mina and the Undead by Amy McCaw
I received a free eARC of this book via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. Blurb: New Orleans Fang Fest, 1995. Mina's having a summer to die for. 17-year-old Mina, from England, arrives in New Orleans to visit her estranged sister, Libby. After growing up in the town that inspired Dracula, Mina loves nothing more … Continue reading Review: Mina and the Undead by Amy McCaw
Review: Last Lesson by James Goodhand
TW: discussion of abuse, assault, rape and sexual assault I was sent a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Blurb: Last year, Ollie Morcombe was a star pupil, popular and a gifted musician. Then, after the accident, everything changed. Now he's an outcast, a prime target of the school bullies who … Continue reading Review: Last Lesson by James Goodhand
Review: That Time I Got Kidnapped by Tom Mitchell
Blurb: Fourteen-year-old Jacob has won a once-in-a-lifetime chance to appear in a Hollywood movie. But when he misses his flight in Chicago and catches the Greyhound to LA he meets Jennifer... and the real trouble starts. Jennifer is on the run, carrying a mysterious package, and Jacob soon finds himself her unlikely partner in crime on … Continue reading Review: That Time I Got Kidnapped by Tom Mitchell
Review: Break the Fall by Jennifer Iacopelli
I was sent a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Blurb: The only thing seventeen-year-old gymnast Audrey Lee dreams about is swinging her way to Olympic glory. Nothing is going to stop her, not even the agony in her back. Every spasm and ache will be worth it once she had … Continue reading Review: Break the Fall by Jennifer Iacopelli
Review: I Stop Somewhere by T E Carter
TW: discussion of rape Blurb: Ellie Frias has never wanted to be popular, she just wants to blend in, to be accepted. But then Caleb Breward tells her she's beautiful and makes her believe it. Ellie loves Caleb, but sometimes she's not sure she likes him - the possessive way he touches her, his harsh tone, … Continue reading Review: I Stop Somewhere by T E Carter
Review: Bad Habits by Flynn Meaney
I was sent a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Blurb: The day they gave me the St. Mary's rulebook, I ripped it up.In a world of curfews, uniforms and traditions, Alex is a lone, loud voice for female equality. So when she decides to stage the ground-breaking feminist play The … Continue reading Review: Bad Habits by Flynn Meaney
Review: Tales from the Hinterland by Melissa Albert
I received a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Blurb: Darkness waits for you in the Hinterland, a pitch-dark fairy tale world where a young woman spends a night with Death, brides are wed to a mysterious house in the trees and an enchantress is killed twice - and still lives. … Continue reading Review: Tales from the Hinterland by Melissa Albert
Best of YA: Thrillers!
Hey guys! 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 … Continue reading Best of YA: Thrillers!