Beautiful Broken Things by Sara Barnard

Beautiful Broken Things by Sara Barnard

A beautiful book that broke my heart, caused 1am ugly crying and hit too close to home on multiple occasions, Beautiful Broken Things is a story about that intense friendship you have in your teens and what happens when a best friend breaks your heart. I’m not using my usual format to review this book […]

Anything to Have You by Paige Harbison

Anything to Have You by Paige Harbison

SUMMARY Natalie and Brooke’s friendship is put to the test when they and those they love keep secrets from each other. WORLDBUILDING For the most part I bought the contemporary setting of Anything to Have You. The dialogue was almost hyperreal and the depiction of the landscape changing throughout the seasons made me yearn for […]

The Rest of Us Just Live Here by Patrick Ness

The Rest of Us Just Live Here by Patrick Ness

When I was five or six years old, my older brother convinced me to go on the Haunted House ride with him at the local show. I was pretty scared, and knew my big brother wouldn’t protect me from anything, and didn’t particularly want to go, but I thought if I didn’t do it now […]

ARC Book Review: Naked by Stacey Trombley

ARC Book Review: Naked by Stacey Trombley

SUMMARY Anna has spent three years living in New York as an underage prostitute. When she’s sent back home, she hopes she can keep the secret of her old life as she tries to adjust to her new one.  WORLDBUILDING Well, although I didn’t like Anna very much, I completely accept the worldbuilding. I know […]

Book Blitz + Giveaway: Naked by Stacey Trombley

Book Blitz + Giveaway: Naked by Stacey Trombley

True Puppy Love by Stacey Trombley In my novel NAKED Anna has just one unconditional love. The kind of love that doesn’t, not ever, not once, judge her for her past or things she’s done. This love is special and no—it’s not Jackson. It’s Zara, her parent’s Rottweiler. Their relationship starts off pretty sticky but […]

ARC Book Review: Halfway Perfect by Julie Cross and Mark Perini

ARC Book Review: Halfway Perfect by Julie Cross and Mark Perini

SUMMARY Halfway Perfect is a sweet love story between an ex-upcoming-superstar-model-turned-photography student and a Calvin Klein underwear model who is more than he appears, and the conflicts that arise when the underwear model has to fake date a fourteen year old future superstar. WORLDBUILDING I don’t know much about modelling. The extent of my modelling […]

ARC Book Review: All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven

ARC Book Review: All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven

SUMMARY All the Bright Places is the story of the relationship between a teen boy suffering from Bipolar II disorder and suicidal tendencies and a girl using her sister’s death as an excuse to shut herself away from the world. It’s being compared to The Fault in Our Stars by John Green, and contains many […]