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.
Hello my lovely readers!
Today, I am doing something I have never done before in this site… and that is an AUTHOR INTERVIEW! I am lucky enough to be able to interview Wendy Brant the wonderful author of one of the best debut novels this year, Zenn Diagram!! Continue reading
Genre | YA, Contemporary
Publisher | Chicken House
Publication Date | 2016
Format | Paperback
I’m Norah, and my life happens
within the walls of my house, where
I live with my mom, and this evil
overlord called Agoraphobia.
Everything’s under control. It’s not rosy –
I’m not going to win any prizes for Most
Exciting Life or anything, but at least I’m
safe from the outside world, right?
Wrong. This new boy, Luke, just moved
in next door, and suddenly staying safe
isn’t enough. If I don’t take risks, how will
I ever get out – or let anyone in?
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!
A Monster Calls | Buy on Amazon
Pages | 216 pages
Genre | YA, Horror, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Contemporary
Publisher | Walker Books
Publication | February 2012
Format | Paperback
The monster showed up just after midnight. As they do. But it isn’t the monster Conor’s been expecting. He’s been expecting the one from his nightmare, the one he’s had nearly every night since his mother started her treatments, the one with the darkness and the wind and the screaming… The monster in his back garden, though, this monster is something different. Something ancient, something wild. And it wants the most dangerous thing of all from Conor. It wants the truth. Costa Award winner Patrick Ness spins a tale from the final idea of much-loved Carnegie Medal winner Siobhan Dowd, whose premature death from cancer prevented her from writing it herself. Darkly mischievous and painfully funny, A Monster Calls is an extraordinarily moving novel of coming to terms with loss from two of our finest writers for young adults.