Genre: YA Contemporary


Book Review : Pointe by Brandy Colbert

Book Review : Pointe by Brandy Colbert

December 21, 2017 Book review 3 ★★½

I’m sad to say that I’m very conflicted about Pointe by Brandy Colbert.  The cover lured me in, the blurb had me racing to the till to pay for the book, but then I started reading.  And it all shot downhill from there.  I didn’t get the black-swan-like ballet book… Read more »

Book Review: Girlhood by Cat Clarke

Book Review: Girlhood by Cat Clarke

August 22, 2017 Book review 11 ★★★★★

I flat-out loved this book!  I savour books about friendship, and I adored how this book focused on the sisterhood theme, with no major romances thrown into steal the limelight.  Friendship deserves the spotlight and I’m so glad that it was centre stage in Girlhood by Cat Clarke. First Line… Read more »

Book Review: All things New by Lauren Miller

Book Review: All things New by Lauren Miller

April 26, 2017 Book review 5 ★★★½

I love this author as she has the ability to dress up challenging concepts and parade them in front of your eyes via intriguing story arc. Parallel is one of my favourite young adult sci-fi books, so I was pumped to read All Things New by Lauren Miller. First Line… Read more »

Book Review: The Hard Count by Ginger Scott

Book Review: The Hard Count by Ginger Scott

November 18, 2016 Book review 1 ★★★

Urrrggh, The Hard Count by Ginger Scott is a hard one to rate.  Parts I loved and other parts (I’m looking at you football) made me skim furiously.  But overall I think it’s quite an achievement that despite an aversion to football, I still enjoyed this football themed book! First… Read more »