• Book review: Leah on the Off Beat

    Leah on the Offbeat – Becky Albertalli

    Release date: 24 April 2018 Rating: ★★★★★★★★★★ – 10/10 Goodreads link Book Depository link Leah on the Offbeat (Creekwood, #2) blurb: 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…

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    April ’18 book haul

    You know, I genuinely thought that this month would be better than others, but I totally forgot about half of the books I ordered online (mostly preorders) and then I had two in person splurges… One day this will slow down… I mean, it has to, right?! Anyway, we are splitting this into three sections because I (once again) bought…

  • The Elite

    The Elite – Kiera Cass

    Release date: 23 April 2013 Rating: ★★★★★★★★ – 8/10 Goodreads link Book Depository link The Elite (The Selection, #2) blurb: The Selection began with thirty-five girls. Now with the group narrowed down to the six Elite, the competition to win Prince Maxon’s heart is fiercer than ever—and America is still struggling to decide where her heart truly lies. Is it…

  • Book review: The Names They Gave Us

    The Names They Gave Us – Emery Lord

    Release date: 1 June 2017 Rating: ★★★★★★ – 6/10 Goodreads link Book Depository link The Names They Gave Us blurb: Lucy has the perfect summer planned out: perfect boyfriend, perfect job and quality time with her perfect parents. Then her mom’s cancer comes back, and suddenly life makes no sense. Before she knows it, Lucy finds herself agreeing to volunteer as a…

  • Shiver

    Shiver – Maggie Stiefvater

    Release date: 1 August 2009 Rating: ★★★★★★★★★ – 9/10 Goodreads link Book Depository link Shiver (The Wolves of Mercy Falls, #1) blurb: And then I opened my eyes and it was just Grace and me—nothing anywhere but Grace and me—she pressing her lips together as though she were keeping my kiss inside her, and me holding this moment that was as…