Bookish Chat : Reviews that Bite!

April 5, 2013 Bookish chat 28

This post is inspired by the BBTC twitter feed this week; one of the topics for conversation was negative reviews.  Now as far as I am concerned, the whole point of a review is say how a book affected you personally.  If you hated it, rant on and and tell… Read more »

Book Review : Harvest Moon by Megan McCooey

Book Review : Harvest Moon by Megan McCooey

April 4, 2013 Book review 8 ★★★★

Book Title :                       Harvest Moon Author :                           Megan McCooey Genre:                            Contemporary YA My Goodreads Rating :         4 stars Are you the strong, silent type? If so, I guarantee that you will identify with Lexie. She has to cope with some major tragedies in her life and her way of dealing with… Read more »

Book Review : The Sweetest Dark By Shana Abe

Book Review : The Sweetest Dark By Shana Abe

April 3, 2013 Book review 8 ★★★

Book Title :                   The Sweetest Dark Author :                          Shana Abe My Goodreads Rating:   3 stars A 16 year old girl in post-Victorian England plucked from obscurity in her orphanage to attend an exclusive boarding school in a creepy, gothic castle. A secret about a mythical creatures.  World War 1.  A… Read more »

Book Review : I’m Nobody by Alex Marestaing

Book Review : I’m Nobody by Alex Marestaing

March 29, 2013 Book review 2 ★★★★

Title :             I’m Nobody Author           Alex Marestaing My Rating:    4 out of 5 stars Caleb Read, a 13 year old agoraphobic is an unlikely yet compelling hero. Since he gave up school in 2nd grade he has rarely left his house. His father has given up on him and wants… Read more »

Book Review : Mila 2.0 by Debra Driza

Book Review : Mila 2.0 by Debra Driza

March 28, 2013 Book review 4 ★★★★

Book Title:                           Mila 2.0 Author:                              Debra Driza My GoodReads Rating:   4 out of 5 stars Mila 2.0 is an exhilarating adventure, a hybrid of YA and Sci Fi. It starts off like a contemporary YA novel with a new girl in town trying to find her place. Mila is also… Read more »

TTT: Top Ten Books I Recommend The Most

TTT: Top Ten Books I Recommend The Most

March 26, 2013 meme, TTT 31

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created by one of my favourite blogs – http://brokeandbookish.blogspot.ie – if you are not reading this blog, then you should be! This weeks theme is Ten Books that I recommend the most .  I’m going to go with 7 only as this works better for me and… Read more »

Book Review : Lost and Found in Russia by Olga Godim

Book Review : Lost and Found in Russia by Olga Godim

March 24, 2013 Book review 6 ★★★

Name:                        Lost and Found in Russia Author:                            Olga Godim Goodreads Rating:               3 stars A mix up of babies in a Russian Hospital over 30 years ago? That sounded different not to mention full of drama and the Russian building on the cover sealed the deal, I wanted to read… Read more »

Book Review : Forever Me by Thomas Amo

Book Review : Forever Me by Thomas Amo

March 23, 2013 Book review 8 ★★★½

Name :                       Forever Me Author :                     Thomas Amo Genre:                            YA GoodReads Rating :     4 stars True Rating:                3.5 stars I had problems rating this but decided it was fairer to round up to 4 stars rather than down to 3, it’s a better reflection on what I thought about Forever… Read more »