We Come Apart by Sarah Crossan and Brian Conaghan couldn’t have been published in a better time than now. This book touches on so many social issues that is very much relevant and parallel to what is happening in our society today, and I cannot express how much this book captures the reality that is our society today – no matter how we say it isn’t. From domestic abuse to racism – this book covers it all. Continue reading
Etta Spencer didn’t know she was a traveller until the day she found herself not just miles, but years from home. Now, Etta is stranded in time and separated from the boy she loves. At the mercy of a family she once thought her enemy, Etta learns of a new Ironwood plot, more dangerous than she could have imagined: to destroy the future she longs to return to.
The Bahamas, 1776
Devastated by Etta’s disappearance, Nicholas enlists the help of Sophia Ironwood. But after a deadly mistake derails their search, an ancient power emerges, more frightening than the Ironwood’s plot – a power that threatens to eradicate time altogether.
Into the Unknown
From New York City to San Francisco, Imperial Russia to the Vatican catacombs, Etta and Nicholas must desperately fight to read each other…
Disclaimer// I would like to thank NetGalley and the publisher, Quercus for providing me an e-Book review copy of Wayfarer by Alexandra Bracken, in exchange of an honest review.
Pages| 320 pages
Genre| YA, Contemporary, Coming of Age, Mental Health
Publication| 12 January, 2017
You always remember your first kiss.
Flora remembers nothing else…
“I look at my hands. One of them says ‘Flora, be brave’. I am Flora.”
Flora has anterograde amnesia. She can’t remember anything day-to-day: the joke her friend made, the instructions her parents gave her, how old she is.
Then she kisses someone she shouldn’t have kissed – and the next day she remembers it. The first time she’s remembered anything since she was ten.
But the boy is gone.
Desperate to hold onto the memory, she sets off to the Arctic to find him.
Why can she remember Drake? Could he be the key to everything else she’s forgotten?
**Disclaimer: I received a copy of this book through Net Galley in exchange for an honest review – I would also like to thank Net Galley and Penguin Group for providing me this eARC
…And a Happy New Year? | Amazon
Pages| 224 pages
Genre| YA, Contemporary, Slice of Life, Romance
Publisher| Usborne Publishing
Publication| 1 November, 2016
SAME BEACH. SAME VIEW. SAME GIRLS.
AND YET TOTALLY DIFFERENT GIRLS…
Evie, Amber and Lottie are having
a New Year party to remember.
For the first time since leaving college, al three girls are back
together. It’s time for fun and flirting, snogs and shots.
(And not tears or tantrums or terrible secrets.)
Because everything’s going great for these girls
– Spinster Club for ever!
Pages | 400 pages
Genre | YA, Horror, Psychological Thriller, Contemporary
Publisher | Orion Children’s Book
Publication | July 2016
Format | Paperback
There’s a man in the trees,
a man with no eyes, but still he watches,
that’s the surprise. Stay away from the woods,
it couldn’t be clearer, but the trees are creeping
nearer and nearer…
Beware the creeper man.
When sisters Silla and Nori escape London and their abusive father, Aunt Cath’s country house feels like a safe haven. But slowly, ever so slowly, things begin to unravel. Aunt Cath locks herself in the attic and spends day and night pacing. Every day the forbidden surrounding forest inches slowly towards the house. A mysterious boy appears, offering friendship. And Nori claims that a man watches them from the dark forest – a man with no eyes, who creeps ever closer…