Book Features · features

Heart-warming, sweet, and uplifting books to read in times of stress

These are strange times. Across the world people are working from home, distancing themselves, avoiding travel, and trying to safeguard their loved ones. We’re all trying to do our bit to keep each other healthy and minimise risk, but it’s a worrying, stressful time for a lot of people. Which is why I wanted to… Continue reading Heart-warming, sweet, and uplifting books to read in times of stress

Top Ten Tuesday · weekly features

Top Ten Tuesday // YA contemporaries with big romantic finales

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together. This week’s theme is: March 24: Genre Freebie For this week’s theme,… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday // YA contemporaries with big romantic finales

Blog Tours · Book Reviews

Blog tour: Tweet Cute // A tasty tale of food and romance

Friends, today is my stop on the Tweet Cute blog tour and I’m really excited to be sharing my review of this sweet contemporary. Meet Pepper, swim team captain, chronic overachiever, and all-around perfectionist. Her family may be falling apart, but their massive fast-food chain is booming ― mainly thanks to Pepper, who is barely… Continue reading Blog tour: Tweet Cute // A tasty tale of food and romance

ARC reviews · Book Reviews

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

Blog Tours · Book Reviews

Blog Tour: What If It’s Us // One of the sweetest queer romances of 2018

Authors: Becky Albertalli and Adam Silvera Pages: 448 Edition: Paperback ARC Read: 19th – 23rd August 2018 Rating:  CWs: homophobia, racism, cheating, panic attacks Arthur is only in New York for the summer, but if Broadway has taught him anything, it’s that the universe can deliver a showstopping romance when you least expect it. Ben thinks… Continue reading Blog Tour: What If It’s Us // One of the sweetest queer romances of 2018