Short Review: BOY SWALLOWS UNIVERSE by Trent Dalton

Follow 12-year-old Eli through his rough teen years involving drugs, violence, and mayhem. What a lyrical book! An extremely well-written novel from an Australian author. I truly understand how this book has gotten so much attention and praise, despite it not being the type of book for me. Although this isn’t the type of novelContinue reading “Short Review: BOY SWALLOWS UNIVERSE by Trent Dalton”

Short Review: NICK AND CHARLIE by Alice Oseman

An adorable continuation from the incredible LGBT graphic novel series, Heartstopper by Alice Oseman. If you haven’t read the graphic novel series by Alice Oseman, I highly recommend. This short little novella based on the two main character made me squirm with joy and grin from ear-to-ear. I absolutely adore the characters, the writing, andContinue reading “Short Review: NICK AND CHARLIE by Alice Oseman”

Short Review: HOUSE OF DRAGONS by Jessica Cluess

Five unexpected and “ill-fitting” competitors and their dragons are chosen to compete to be the next emperor/empress. I haven’t read anything by Jessica Cluess before House of Dragons, and upon reading this one, I’m unsure to whether I will read anything else. For me this story needed more depth to the characters and the plotContinue reading “Short Review: HOUSE OF DRAGONS by Jessica Cluess”

HELLO, GOODBYE, AND EVERYTHING IN BETWEEN – Jennifer E. Smith (Honest Review)

SPOILER FREE! Genre: Young Adult – ContemporaryTarget Audience: 12+Rating: A- (86%)Goodreads Rating: 5/5 This one took me by sruprise! I was not expecting to fall in love with the plot of this story as much as I did, and that’s the honest truth. When I read Jennifer E. Smith’s other novel, Windfall, it had beenContinue reading “HELLO, GOODBYE, AND EVERYTHING IN BETWEEN – Jennifer E. Smith (Honest Review)”

PUMPKINHEADS – Rainbow Rowell & Faith Erin Hicks (Honest Review)

SPOILER FREE! Genre: Graphic Novel – ContemporaryTarget Audience: 12+Rating: A- (86%)Goodreads Rating: 5/5 If you’re after a super cute and super fast contemporary graphic novel, then this is the one for you. With extreme fall/autumn vibes, it will have you craving a pumpkin spice latte, and wishing for the leaves to start colouring. I haveContinue reading “PUMPKINHEADS – Rainbow Rowell & Faith Erin Hicks (Honest Review)”

RED, WHITE, AND ROYAL BLUE – Casey McQuiston (Honest Review)

SPOILER FREE! Genre: New Adult – Contemporary – LGBTTarget Audience: 17+Rating: A (100%)Goodreads Rating: 5/5 As I reviewed a recommended book from my co-worker last week, I thought it might be fitting to do that again. This time, not my boss, a different co-worker (that I convinced to read Sarah J Maas), fell head overContinue reading “RED, WHITE, AND ROYAL BLUE – Casey McQuiston (Honest Review)”

ONLY MOSTLY DEVASTATED – Sophia Gonzales (Honest Review)

SPOILER FREE! Genre: Young Adult – Contemporary – LGBT RetellingTarget Audience: 12+Rating: A (90%)Goodreads Rating: 5/5 If you’re dying to read an LGBT retelling of the classic movie, Grease, then you’ve come to the right book. This contains adorable scenes, frustrating characters that you want to smoosh together, and friendships that are just meant toContinue reading “ONLY MOSTLY DEVASTATED – Sophia Gonzales (Honest Review)”

TO KILL A KINGDOM – Alexandra Christo (Honest Review)

SPOILER FREE! Genre: Young Adult – FantasyTarget Audience: 12+Rating: A- (86%)Goodreads Rating: 5/5 Ah! Major Sarah J Maas vibes~! And if you know anything about me, you might know that I LOVE SJM. Like her books are incredible to me, I always try to reread one of her series’ a year. So good! In thisContinue reading “TO KILL A KINGDOM – Alexandra Christo (Honest Review)”

THE SUPERVILLAIN AND ME – Danielle Banas (Honest Review)

SPOILER FREE! Genre: Young Adult – Urban FantasyTarget Audience: 12+Rating: B (78%)Goodreads Rating: 4/5 What a marvellous and fun ride! Follow the poweless Abby Hamilton as she lives her life under the wings of her superhero older brother. Not that anyone really knows that her brother is the superhero all the girls can’t help butContinue reading “THE SUPERVILLAIN AND ME – Danielle Banas (Honest Review)”

THE MAN IN THE WATER – David Burton (Honest Review)

SPOILER FREE! Genre: Young Adult – Crime/Mystery – #loveozyaTarget Audience: 12+Rating: B+ (82%)Goodreads Rating: 4/5 I had the absolute pleasure of meeting this author, and he’s so incredibly sweet (and so freaking funny). This novel is set in a small mining town in Australia, that’s home to not a whole lot of people. You canContinue reading “THE MAN IN THE WATER – David Burton (Honest Review)”