Red Hood by Elana K Arnold

When you first received this book for review, you were a little uncertain. Would it be as awesome as Damsel? Could a strange, unearthly, almost-retelling of Little Red Riding Hood ever live up to your admittedly high expectations? You almost psyched yourself out and didn’t request it, after all. But once you opened it and […]

Rebel Girls by Elizabeth Keenan

You would think, for a book that calls itself Rebel Girls, that there might be some actual rebellion going on in the plot. It’s not the author’s fault (I hope!). Publishers can change the title of a book to whatever they want. And sure, the idea of a good little Catholic girl rebelling in her […]

Lair of Dream (The Diviners #2) by Libba Bray

I’m back with another instalment of The Diviners series by Libba Bray, read by the extraordinary January LaVoy. This time it’s the sequel, with the uninteresting title of Lair of Dreams – but don’t let the lacklustre titles of this series so far fool you! This book was absa-tootly swell! This book has the perfect […]

ARC Book Review: Soulprint by Megan Miranda

ARC Book Review: Soulprint by Megan Miranda

SUMMARY Alina Chase has been contained her whole life on a private island – cared for, but not cared about. Because she has inherited the soul of a notorious teen criminal, June Calahan. And the world fears June has left instructions for Alina to continue what she started – throwing the world into chaos. WORLDBUILDING […]

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 […]

Book Review: The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks

Book Review: The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks

SUMMARY Frankie Landau-Banks is somewhat of a rebel, and possibly a criminal mastermind. When she returns to sophomore year at an exclusive private boarding school, she’s determined to become a part of her boyfriend’s all boys’ secret society. Because she’s a) a girl b) a sophomore, and c) the society is a secret she can’t […]