Book Reviews

Review: The Princess and the Fangirl // A celebration of fan culture and conventions

Imogen Lovelace is an ordinary fangirl on an impossible mission: save her favorite character, Princess Amara, from being killed off from her favorite franchise, Starfield. The problem is, Jessica Stone—the actress who plays Princess Amara—wants nothing more than to leave the intense scrutiny of the fandom behind. If this year’s ExcelsiCon isn’t her last, she’ll… Continue reading Review: The Princess and the Fangirl // A celebration of fan culture and conventions

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Sanctuary blog tour // An intriguing and tense murder-mystery

Today I’m really excited to be sharing my review of Sanctuary and kicking off the blog tour with Library Looter and Niffler Reads. Make sure you check out their reviews too! The small Connecticut town of Sanctuary is rocked by the death of its star quarterback. Daniel’s death looked like an accident, but everyone knows… Continue reading Sanctuary blog tour // An intriguing and tense murder-mystery

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The Black Veins blog tour // Review + Author Q&A

Today, for my stop on The Black Veins blog tour I’m excited to be sharing a Q&A with Ashia Monet and my review of the book. Make sure to check out tour host CW’s post as well as the other posts listed below! Sixteen-year-old Blythe is one of seven Guardians: magicians powerful enough to cause… Continue reading The Black Veins blog tour // Review + Author Q&A

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Blog tour: Girl Gone Viral // A gripping new addition to the 2019 YA scene

Author: Arvin Ahmadi Pages: 384 Edition: e-ARC Genres: YA, sci-fi, contemporary, romance Rating: 4 stars CWs: Trauma, depression, cyber-bullying, on-page death, alcoholism, insomnia, discussions of suicide. For seventeen-year-old Opal Hopper, code is magic. She builds entire worlds from scratch: Mars craters, shimmering lakes, any virtual experience her heart desires. But she can’t code her dad… Continue reading Blog tour: Girl Gone Viral // A gripping new addition to the 2019 YA scene

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Review: The Opposite of Always // A YA contemporary with a Groundhog Day twist

Author: Justin A. Reynolds Pages: 464 pages Edition: e-ARC Read: 6th – 9th March 2019 Rating: 4 stars CWs: Death, chronic illness, racism, racial profiling, shootings When Jack and Kate meet at a party, bonding until sunrise over their mutual love of Froot Loops and their favorite flicks, Jack knows he’s falling—hard. Soon she’s meeting… Continue reading Review: The Opposite of Always // A YA contemporary with a Groundhog Day twist

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Blog tour: The Girl in the Broken Mirror // A powerful, moving tale of assault and recovery

Author: Savita Kalhan Pages: 322 Edition: UK paperback Publication date: 29th March 2018 Read: 25th – 30th October Rating:  TWs: Rape, assault, attempted suicide, emotional manipulation, PTSD, death of a parent (not on-page) Jay’s creative writing exercise is to write a fairy tale, to end with ‘they lived happily ever after’. But the way her… Continue reading Blog tour: The Girl in the Broken Mirror // A powerful, moving tale of assault and recovery

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Book review: City of Ghosts

Author: Victoria Schwab Pages: 272 Edition: US ARC Publication date: 28th August 2018 Read: 19th – 23rd May 2018 Rating:  Cassidy Blake’s parents are The Inspectres, a (somewhat inept) ghost-hunting team. But Cass herself can REALLY see ghosts. In fact, her best friend, Jacob, just happens to be one. When The Inspectres head to ultra-haunted… Continue reading Book review: City of Ghosts

TBRs and Wrap ups

March Wrap Up (The month where I organised a readathon?!)

March was a month of some real ups and downs. For about a week, I felt dejected, but as the month progressed I celebrated my Dad’s birthday, spent Easter with my family, and by the end of the March I’d bounced back. One of the biggest things I did last month was organise my very… Continue reading March Wrap Up (The month where I organised a readathon?!)

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Blog Tour: Starfish review

Author: Akemi Dawn Bowman Pages: 352 Edition: Paperback ARC Publication date: April 5th 2018 Read: February 24th – March 11th 2018 Rating:   Kiko Himura has always had a hard time saying exactly what she’s thinking. With a mother who makes her feel unremarkable and a half-Japanese heritage she doesn’t quite understand, Kiko prefers to keep… Continue reading Blog Tour: Starfish review

Book Reviews

Book Review: An Enchantment of Ravens

Author: Margaret Rogerson Pages: 304 Edition: E-book Publication date: September 26th 2017 Read: January 24th – 31st 2018 Rating:  A skilled painter must stand up to the ancient power of the faerie courts—even as she falls in love with a faerie prince—in this gorgeous debut novel. Isobel is a prodigy portrait artist with a dangerous… Continue reading Book Review: An Enchantment of Ravens