The Longest Ride by Nicholas Sparks

I am officially giving up after three months having read nearly 200 pages. There is just so much damn dialogue about the most banal uninteresting things. There is absolutely zero chemistry between anyone. Everyone is so one dimensional and I have no idea how anyone found them interesting enough to pursue a relationship, let alone […]

Assassin’s Gambit by Amy Raby

This isn’t my usual YA, but I did enter Goodreads First Reads competition to win it, and I did really want to read it. Oh my god, I took FOREVER to read this book but I swear it’s not a reflection on the book’s quality, believe me! I had a really good time when I […]

ARC Book Review: Royal Wedding (Princess Diaries #11) by Meg Cabot

ARC Book Review: Royal Wedding (Princess Diaries #11) by Meg Cabot

SUMMARY Her Royal Highness Princess Mia of Genovia details the pressures of being royal, having a self-destructing father/prince of Genovia, a wicked grandmother/queen of Genovia, a wonderful boyfriend/fiancé/future prince of Genovia, and all the hysterics that come when several unexpected issues may change the heirs to the throne forever. WORLDBUILDING So, Genovia’s not a real […]

Book Review: The Ruby Circle by Richelle Mead

Book Review: The Ruby Circle by Richelle Mead

SUMMARY Sydney and Adrian search for a kidnapped Jill but are sidetracked by various obstacles. Someone’s out to get revenge on Sydney while Adrian tries to limit his magic use. WORLDBUILDING What can I say about Richelle Mead’s Vampire Academy world that I haven’t said before? I’m taken with it. Smitten. If a fake world […]

Book Review: Unwanted by Amanda Holohan

Book Review: Unwanted by Amanda Holohan

Once upon a time there was a badass warrior who had been trained her whole life to protect her walled city from outside invaders. She passed her test and was about to graduate when she did something really really stupid that caught the attention of the rebels. Or course, this made her super special, and […]

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 […]

Book Review: Spark Rising by Kate Corcino

Book Review: Spark Rising by Kate Corcino

DNF at 33% Unfortunately while the writing is technically competent and the world-building is phenomenal, I’ve been attempting to read this quite intense and heavy tome for over a month now and I have absolutely no desire to finish. I find myself dreading going back to this book. While the concept is quite intriguing, I […]

Book Review: Captive by Aimee Carter

Book Review: Captive by Aimee Carter

Spoilers for Book 1: Pawn SUMMARY Kitty Doe decided to continue her disguise as Lila Hart, niece to the Prime Minister of the dystpian United States of America. That is, until she was caught snooping and promptly sent Elsewhere – the nightmare otherworld where un-citizens and the elderly are sent. Kitty discovers Elsewhere is more […]