July Wrap Up

News I was pretty sick this month so I spent a lot of time in bed and luckily got to read a lot of books! Well, a lot for ME. I’m not one of those ’20 books a month’ bloggers. I had almost two weeks off work due to a cold that landed on my […]

Tour Stop: When Michael Met Mina by Randa Abdel-Fattah

Tour Stop: When Michael Met Mina by Randa Abdel-Fattah

SUMMARY Follows the interactions between an Afghani refugee and the son of the leaders of a burgeoning political party against immigration ‘queue jumpers.’ PLOT Michael meets Mina at a protest and later realises they share classes as school. As they clash, Michael learns that he doesn’t have to believe what his parents teach him, and […]

Pokemon Go Book Tag

Aentee from Read at Midnight created the Pokemon Go Book Tag. All images belong to her and are used with permission. Aentee says: By the time I post this, you’re probably already well aware of the global sensation that is Pokemon Go. This blog and other parts of my life have been 100% neglected in […]

Waiting on Breaking Through (Breaking #3) by Juliana Haygert

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking The Spine. It’s all about spotlighting upcoming releases we’re eagerly anticipating. Share your books and remember to visit Breaking The Spine for more great books! This week I’m eagerly waiting on: Breaking Through (Breaking #3) by Juliana Haygert Expected publication: 22nd August 2016 Publisher: Juliana […]

The Sound of Us by Julie Hammerle

The Sound of Us by Julie Hammerle

SUMMARY TV nerd Kiki is off to a summer camp for an opera singing scholarship, where she jams contemporary pieces in the basement with a hot nerdy drummer at the camp for a golf scholarship. When her teachers forbid any kind of singing outside of opera, Kiki has to figure out if she will follow […]

Reflections: Characters I See Myself In

I consider myself a spec fic reader, and it’s only within the past couple of years that I’ve begun embracing YA contemporaries as well as my usual fare of fantasy, sci-fi, historical, paranormal and even thrillers. The magic of contemporary YA, to me, is finding the book that I can relate to. The more I […]

A Novel’s Worth Of Unsaid Things: ‘The Things I Didn’t Say’ by Kylie Fornasier

A Novel’s Worth Of Unsaid Things: ‘The Things I Didn’t Say’ by Kylie Fornasier

SUMMARY After a disastrous romantic betrayal, Piper Rhodes, suffering from Selective Mutism, changes schools and falls into a romance with the local high school hero. PLOT Piper has lost her best friend due to a romantic blunder, so in changing schools she’s hoping for a fresh start where everyone doesn’t know her as the girl […]

Nemo’s Weird Reading Rules

  Some people have a rule about stopping at the end of a chapter. I don’t. I’ll stop reading whenever. The end of a chapter. The end of a paragraph. The middle of a sentence. My one rule about finishing at the end of a chapter is when I’m reading something dense. It was my […]