A VERY LARGE EXPANSE OF SEA – Tahereh Mafi (Honest Review)

Genre: Young Adult – Diverse Contemporary Target Audience: 13+ Rating: A+ (100%)Goodreads Rating: 5/5 Goodreads Description:It’s 2002, a year after 9/11. It’s an extremely turbulent time politically, but especially so for someone like Shirin, a sixteen-year-old Muslim girl who’s tired of being stereotyped.Shirin is never surprised by how horrible people can be. She’s tired of the rude stares, the degradingContinue reading “A VERY LARGE EXPANSE OF SEA – Tahereh Mafi (Honest Review)”

I MET LYNETTE NONI!

THIS IS NOT A DRILL. I REPEAT. THIS IS NOT A DRILL. AHHHH! Soooo… This isn’t the first time I’ve met Lynette Noni (and it probably won’t be the last – let’s be real), but it was just as magical as the last. I remember the first time I met her, at the very firstContinue reading “I MET LYNETTE NONI!”

Science Fiction & Fantasy February Releases 2019

I know that everyone likes to peruse the new books coming off the press as much as I do. If you’re a lover of Young Adult books like I am, you can view the first part of the YA February Releases here.These are only the Sci-Fi and Fantasy New Release that didn’t make it intoContinue reading “Science Fiction & Fantasy February Releases 2019”

10 Australian-Owned Subscription Boxes

Click here to find an updated version of this post. At this point I believe that everyone’s heard of subscription boxes, a service that caters to those that love a good surprise. If you haven’t heard of these, let me fill you in on the way (most of) the subscription boxes work. They’re a regulatedContinue reading “10 Australian-Owned Subscription Boxes”

Rainbow Bookshelf Tour – Purple Books (15/30)

WE’RE HALF WAY THROUGH! Welcome to the seventh shelf of the Rainbow Bookshelf Tour! This is the fifteenth segment of the Tour. If you want to view the other colours in the rainbow, click here! My name is Tash and you’ll be witnessing all of the books I love and adore. I’m going to attach descriptions from Goodreads,Continue reading “Rainbow Bookshelf Tour – Purple Books (15/30)”

TWO CAN KEEP A SECRET by Karen M. McManus (10 Point Review)

Genre: Young Adult – Crime/ThrillerTarget Audience: 14+ Goodreads Rating: 4.5/5  I LOVE TWINS! I don’t know why. Ever since I was like, 5, I’ve always liked the idea of twins. Someone who’s been there always?! That’s freaking sick! Karen M. McManus has this incredible ability to make you fall undeniably in love with the characters she creates. They’re alwaysContinue reading “TWO CAN KEEP A SECRET by Karen M. McManus (10 Point Review)”

Quote of the Week!

“ It’s my experience that people are a lot more sympathetic if they can see you hurting, and for the millionth time in my life I wish for measles or smallpox or some other easily understood disease just to make it easier on me and also on them. ” ― Jennifer Niven, All the Bright Places

What Cats Do (Tiggity Tag Friday)

Welcome back to Tiggity Tag Friday, where I do what I want and ignore (most of) the rules!! Today we’re doing a tag created by meltingpotsandothercalamities, the What Cats Do tag! 😀 Because if you know me, then you know my heart is ruled by the furry felines. (Ask me about my cats and I’ll talk toContinue reading “What Cats Do (Tiggity Tag Friday)”