It’s time! It is the end of 2018 and here comes my “best of the year” series! For books to be considered in the “best of 2018” series, I had to have read them in 2018. So this discounts some of my favourite 2018 releases… Today’s best of series takes on: Hello, my name is Steph and I … Continue reading Best of 2018: YA edition
Hello there! Here we are for #SixforSunday again! (Sorry I'm late today... I don't know where my draft of this post went!) Today we're here to talk: Bookish highlights I'm going to use this prompt to count down 6 books that surprised me and blew my socks off this year! Show Stopper and Show Stealer … Continue reading S4S – Bookish highlights
Here we are, day 3 of my gift guide. I hope you've enjoyed reading them! It's been a blast looking back at my year in books and thinking which ones I would recommend people buy and read AND SHOVE IN EACH OTHERS FACES *ahem*. Today, on this here final day of recommending, I'm sorting through … Continue reading Looking for a brilliant read for a teen in your life?
Someday: what happens when you accept the love you never thought you could have? "For as long as A can remember, life has meant waking up in a different person's body every day, forced to live as that person until the day ended. A always thought there wasn't anyone else who had a life like … Continue reading BOOK BLOG: David Levithan
Today I have the absolute joy of hosting Lucy van Smit, author of The Hurting on my blog. I was originally asked to be part of the blog tour with a review, but then I was asked if I'd like to do a Q&A and I was thrilled. I really enjoyed The Hurting... it's a … Continue reading BLOG TOUR: The Hurting
Show Stopper/Show Stealer: thrilling books excellently paced that you just can't put down! Show Stopper and Show Stealer is a duology written by Hayley Barker and I JUST ADORED THEM OK? I picked up Show Stopper a while ago based solely on the cover (just look at it man!) and once I had dived into … Continue reading BOOK BLOG: Hayley Barker
You may have seen a few weeks ago that I did a post all about the MG books that I'm still excited for in 2018, so I figured it was only fair to do a YA version of this list... because there's a lot of YA books I'm excited for which are still to come … Continue reading Brilliant YA still to come!
Bookshop Girl: funny, relatable and moving! "Bennett's Bookshop has always been a haven for sixteen-year-old Paige Turner. It's a place where she can escape from her sleepy hometown, hang out with her best friend, Holly, and also earn some money. But, like so many bookshops, Bennett's has become a 'casualty of the high street' - … Continue reading BOOK BLOG: Chloe Coles
Only Love Can Break Your Heart: complex, brilliant, real. "Sometimes a broken heart is all you need to set you free… Reiko loves the endless sky and electric colours of the Californian desert. It is a refuge from an increasingly claustrophobic life of family pressures and her own secrets. Then she meets Seth, a boy … Continue reading BOOK BLOG: Katherine Webber
Floored: what happens when you put some of YA's biggest names together? Brilliance. "When they got in the lift, they were strangers (though didn't that guy used to be on TV?): Sasha, who is desperately trying to deliver a parcel; Hugo, who knows he's the best-looking guy in the lift and is eyeing up Velvet, … Continue reading BOOK BLOG: Floored