Book Reviews

Harklights by Tim Tilley Book Review [a Middle Grade Fairytale with an ecological message]

Blurb Wick has always lived in the dark and dreadful Harklights Match Factory and Orphanage, working tirelessly for greedy Old Ma Bogey. He only dreams of escaping, until one day a bird drops something impossible and magical at his feet - a tiny baby in an acorn cradle... As midnight chimes, Wick is visited by… Continue reading Harklights by Tim Tilley Book Review [a Middle Grade Fairytale with an ecological message]

Book Reviews

Strange Creatures by Phoebe North Book Review [a super-sized YA Contemporary]

Blurb A riveting, unexpected, and beautiful contemporary novel about a girl whose brother mysteriously disappears, the family and friends he leaves behind, and the stories—real and imagined—that they tell themselves to fill the empty space. From the moment that Annie was born, she and her older brother, Jamie, were inseparable. Alike in almost every way,… Continue reading Strange Creatures by Phoebe North Book Review [a super-sized YA Contemporary]

Wrap Up Post

June Wrap Up / July Anticipated Releases

Okay so I have been struggling all year to keep up with reading and right now the struggle is REAL. I haven't been reading much, I've recently gotten into movies and have been happily binge watching them while cross stitching. Love Birds by DMC / Rocking Horse by Mill Hill I'm now half vaccinated! I… Continue reading June Wrap Up / July Anticipated Releases

Book Lists

100 Books By Trans and Non-Binary Authors

Welcome to a very cool joint project hosted by multiple bloggers! Here you can find ten books by trans / non-binary authors, and I'll link to the other bloggers participating below. The Good Luck Girls by Charlotte Nicole Davis Westworld meets The Handmaid's Tale in this stunning fantasy adventure from debut author Charlotte Nicole Davis. Aster, the protectorViolet,… Continue reading 100 Books By Trans and Non-Binary Authors

Book Reviews

None Shall Sleep by Ellie Marney Book Review [the place beyond sanity]

Blurb In 1982, two teenagers - serial killer survivor Emma Lewis and US Marshal candidate Travis Bell - are recruited by the FBI to interview convicted juvenile killers and provide insight and advice on cold cases. From the start, Emma and Travis develop a quick friendship, gaining information from juvenile murderers that even the FBI… Continue reading None Shall Sleep by Ellie Marney Book Review [the place beyond sanity]

Book Reviews

The Boy I Am by K. L. Kettle Book Review [to love is illusion]

They say we’re dangerous. But we’re not that different. Jude is running out of time. Once a year, lucky young men in the House of Boys are auctioned to the female elite. But if Jude fails to be selected before he turns seventeen, a future deep underground in the mines awaits. Yet ever since the… Continue reading The Boy I Am by K. L. Kettle Book Review [to love is illusion]

Book Reviews

House Of Hollow by Krystal Sutherland Book Review [what a gruesome bond we shared]

Blurb Seventeen-year-old Iris Hollow has always been strange. Something happened to her and her two older sisters when they were children, something they can’t quite remember but that left each of them with an identical half-moon scar at the base of their throats. Iris has spent most of her teenage years trying to avoid the… Continue reading House Of Hollow by Krystal Sutherland Book Review [what a gruesome bond we shared]

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Things To Do Before The End Of The World by Emily Barr Book Review [do not waste a moment]

Blurb One minute you're walking in the park, hiding from a party. Then you discover that the next nine months will probably be your last. Everyone's last. You realise that you happen to be alive at the time when your species becomes extinct.You have to decide whether to go with it meekly like you usually… Continue reading Things To Do Before The End Of The World by Emily Barr Book Review [do not waste a moment]