adam silvera · book reviews · lgbt · they both die at the end · ya · young adult

ARC Review: They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera

“When someone puts their journey out there for you to watch, you pay attention – even if you know they’ll die at the end.” Thank you very much to Simon & Schuster for providing a copy of the novel in exchange for an honest review. I think we all know what to expect from a book… Continue reading ARC Review: They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera

bad romance · book reviews · heather demetrios · ya · young adult

Review: Bad Romance by Heather Demetrios

“I gave you my heart on a silver fucking platter and you ate it, piece by bloody piece.” Thank you very much to Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group for providing a copy of the novel in exchange for an honest review.  Reading Bad Romance by Heather Demetrios is like watching a train wreck occur before you very eyes, in slow… Continue reading Review: Bad Romance by Heather Demetrios

book reviews · lgbt · mackenzi lee · the gentleman's guide to vice and virtue · ya · young adult

Review: The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzi Lee

“The stars dust gold leafing on his skin. And we are looking at each other, just looking, and I swear there are whole lifetimes lived in those small, shared moments.” I don’t think there is a way for me to fully encapsulate how much I fell in love with this novel. The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice… Continue reading Review: The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzi Lee

book reviews · cassandra clare · lord of shadows · ya · young adult

Review: Lord of Shadows by Cassandra Clare

“There is truth in stories,” said Arthur. “There is truth in one of your paintings, boy, or in a sunset or a couplet from Homer. Fiction is truth, even if it is not a fact. If you believe only in facts and forget stories, your brain will live, but your heart will die.” The sequel… Continue reading Review: Lord of Shadows by Cassandra Clare

book reviews · lgbt · tara sim · timekeeper · ya · young adult

Review: Timekeeper by Tara Sim

“You’re everything. You’re … You’re chaos and order and everything between. Like sunshine kept back by clouds. Like the entire world’s imploded inside you, but all I see are the stars are sewn into your skin. You’re filled with soft, dark music. I hear it all the time. Your music.” Tara Sim’s debut novel was… Continue reading Review: Timekeeper by Tara Sim

book reviews · wrap up · ya · young adult

May Wrap-Up: The Month Where School Almost (But Didn’t) Destroy Me

Hi all! It’s time for another monthly wrap-up; doesn’t it seem like the months are just flying by? May was a pretty productive month, and I was very surprised by how much I actually achieved. Uni has been a nightmare, but thankfully, I finish in less than a week’s time. Somehow in between studying, I… Continue reading May Wrap-Up: The Month Where School Almost (But Didn’t) Destroy Me

andrew shvarts · ARC · book reviews · royal bastards · ya · young adult

ARC Review: Royal Bastards by Andrew Shvarts

“What I’m about to show you, Archmagus, will change the course of history.” Thank you very much to Disney Book Group for providing a copy of the novel in exchange for an honest review.  Royal Bastards was one of my most anticipated releases of 2017. An epic fantasy adventure with a hint of history and… Continue reading ARC Review: Royal Bastards by Andrew Shvarts