A THOUSAND PERFECT NOTES – C.G. Drews (Honest Review)

  SPOILER-FREE REVIEW! A standalone novel. Genre: Young Adult – Contemporary Target Audience: 12+  Rating: B- (72%) Goodreads Rating: 4/5 Goodreads Description: An emotionally charged story of music, abuse and, ultimately, hope. Beck hates his life. He hates his violent mother. He hates his home. Most of all, he hates the piano that his mother forces him to play hourContinue reading “A THOUSAND PERFECT NOTES – C.G. Drews (Honest Review)”

MY LOVELY FRANKIE – Judith Clarke (Honest Review)

SPOILER-FREE REVIEW! A standalone novel. Genre: Young Adult – Contemporary Target Audience: 14+  Rating: D+ (44%) Goodreads Rating: 3/5 Goodreads Description: A masterful, moving story about a teenage boy caught between faith and love, by one of Australia’s finest YA writers. ‘Frankie believed in Heaven quite literally, as if it was another lovely world out past the stars. AndContinue reading “MY LOVELY FRANKIE – Judith Clarke (Honest Review)”

I HAVE LOST MY WAY – Gayle Forman (Honest Review)

SPOILER-FREE REVIEW! A standalone novel. Genre: Young Adult – Contemporary Target Audience: 14+  Rating: A (82%) Goodreads Rating: 5/5 Goodreads Description: A powerful display of empathy and friendship from the #1 New York Times Bestselling author of If I Stay. Around the time that Freya loses her voice while recording her debut album, Harun is making plans to runContinue reading “I HAVE LOST MY WAY – Gayle Forman (Honest Review)”