Book review – Milk and Honey by Rupi Kaur

MILK AND HONEY by Rupi Kaur Published: November 4, 2014 by Createspace Format: Paperback Pages: 204 milk and honey is a collection of poetry and prose about survival. It is about the experience of violence, abuse, love, loss, and femininity. It is split into four chapters, and each chapter serves a different purpose, deals with a different pain, heals […]

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Book review – Friend Request by Laura Marshall

FRIEND REQUEST by Laura Marshall Published: July 27, 2017 by Sphere Format: Kindle e-book Pages: 384 When Louise Williams receives a message from someone left long in the past, her heart nearly stops. Maria Weston wants to be friends on Facebook. Maria Weston has been missing for over twenty-five years. She was last seen the night of a school […]

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Book review – The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

THE HATE U GIVE by Angie Thomas Published: April 6, 2017 by Walker Books (first published February 27, 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 438 Sixteen-year-old Starr lives in two worlds: the poor neighbourhood where she was born and raised and her posh high school in the suburbs. The uneasy balance between them is shattered when Starr is the […]

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Book review – The Belles by Dhonielle Clayton

THE BELLES by Dhonielle Clayton Published: February 6, 2018 by Disney-Hyperion Format: Paperback Pages: 434 I am a Belle. I control Beauty.  In the opulent world of Orléans, the people are born grey and damned, and only a Belle’s powers can make them beautiful. Camellia Beauregard wants to be the favourite Belle – the one chosen by the […]

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Book review – The One Memory of Flora Banks by Emily Barr

THE ONE MEMORY OF FLORA BANKS by Emily Barr Published: January 12 2017 by Penguin Format: Paperback Pages: 303 Seventeen-year-old Flora Banks has no short-term memory. Her mind resets itself several times a day, and has since the age of ten, when the tumor that was removed from Flora’s brain took with it her ability to make new […]

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ARC review – Relative Strangers by Paula Garner

RELATIVE STRANGERS by Paula Garner Published: April 10, 2018 by Candlewick Pres Format: Kindle e-book Pages: 368 Why is there a gap in Jules’s baby album? A wry and poignant coming-of-age novel about finding the truth in lies, salvaging hope in heartbreak, and making peace with missing pieces. Eighteen-year-old Jules has always wished for a close-knit family. She […]

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Book review – Scythe (Arc of a Scythe #1) by Neal Shusterman

SCYTHE (Arc of a Scythe #1) by Neal Shusterman Published: November 22nd 2016 by Simon Schuster Books for Young Readers Format: Paperback Pages: 435 A world with no hunger, no disease, no war, no misery: humanity has conquered all those things, and has even conquered death. Now Scythes are the only ones who can end life—and they are […]

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Book review – A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. Maas

A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. Maas Published: May 3rd 2016 by Bloomsbury USA Childrens Format: Hardcover Pages: 626 Feyre survived Amarantha’s clutches to return to the Spring Court—but at a steep cost. Though she now has the powers of the High Fae, her heart remains human, and it can’t forget the terrible deeds she […]

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ARC review – Truly, Wildly, Deeply by Jenny McLachlan

Truly, Wildly, Deeply by Jenny McLachlan Published: March 8th 2018 by Bloomsbury Format: Kindle e-book (ARC) Pages: 304 Annie is starting college. She can’t wait. No more school, no more uniform, and no one telling her what to do. It’s the start of a new adventure and Annie’s not going to let anyone or anything get in the way […]

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Book review – A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas

A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas Published: May 5th 2015 by Bloomsbury USA Children Format: Hardcover Pages: 416 Feyre’s survival rests upon her ability to hunt and kill – the forest where she lives is a cold, bleak place in the long winter months. So when she spots a deer in […]

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