Review: A love letter to ‘On the Jellicoe Road’ by Melina Marchetta

Taylor is leader of the boarders at the Jellicoe School. She has to keep the upper hand in the territory wars and deal with Jonah Griggs—the enigmatic leader of the cadets, and someone she thought she would never see again. And now Hannah, the person Taylor had come to rely on, has disappeared. Taylor's only … Continue reading Review: A love letter to ‘On the Jellicoe Road’ by Melina Marchetta

If you like that, try these … Anything Could Happen

Hi all! Welcome to another post of If you like that, try these …, my fortnightly post series where I share book (and sometimes movie or TV show) recommendations based on a book I’ve read. A new post comes out every second Thursday! TODAY’S PICK IS … “There’s sickness, and there’s sadness. But the thing is, there’s love, … Continue reading If you like that, try these … Anything Could Happen

Blog Tour & Excerpt: The Raging Ones by Krista & Becca Ritchie

"A potently addictive blend of romance, fantasy, and science fiction full of unexpected twists." — Kirkus Reviews, STARRED Review "...a heartfelt, high-octane saga with gripping twists that will leave readers hungering for more." — Booklist Online In Altia, everyone knows the day they’re going to die from the moment they’re born. But what happens when … Continue reading Blog Tour & Excerpt: The Raging Ones by Krista & Becca Ritchie

Review: In Other Lands by Sarah Rees Brennan

The Borderlands aren’t like anywhere else. Don’t try to smuggle a phone or any other piece of technology over the wall that marks the Border—unless you enjoy a fireworks display in your backpack. (Ballpoint pens are okay.) There are elves, harpies, and—best of all as far as Elliot is concerned—mermaids. Elliot? Who’s Elliot? Elliot is … Continue reading Review: In Other Lands by Sarah Rees Brennan

ARC Review: My Plain Jane by Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton and Jodi Meadows

You may think you know the story. After a miserable childhood, penniless orphan Jane Eyre embarks on a new life as a governess at Thornfield Hall. There, she meets one dark, brooding Mr. Rochester. Despite their significant age gap (!) and his uneven temper (!!), they fall in love—and, Reader, she marries him. (!!!) Or … Continue reading ARC Review: My Plain Jane by Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton and Jodi Meadows

A book very much “on” beat: Review of Leah on the Offbeat by Becky Albertalli

Leah Burke—girl-band drummer, master of deadpan, and Simon Spier’s best friend from the award-winning Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda—takes center stage in this novel of first love and senior-year angst. When it comes to drumming, Leah Burke is usually on beat—but real life isn’t always so rhythmic. An anomaly in her friend group, she’s … Continue reading A book very much “on” beat: Review of Leah on the Offbeat by Becky Albertalli