Month: February 2019

The Bell Jar: Review

The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath Genre: Classics, Feminist Fiction Publication: 2006 by Harper Perennial Modern Classics (first published January 1963) Source: Purchased Add to Goodreads Rating: ✵✵✵✵✵ Sylvia Plath’s shocking, realistic, and intensely emotional novel about a woman falling into the grip of insanity….

Defensive Play: YA Review

Defensive Play by Jamie Deacon Genre: M/M Contemporary YA Romance Publication: November 30th 2018 Publisher: Beaten Track Publishing Source: Review copy from Author Thank you Jamie Add to Goodreads Rating: ✵✵✵✵✵ One glance is all it takes to bring his defences crashing down… Seventeen-year-old…

Vardaesia: #LoveOzYA Review

Vardaesia (The Medoran Chronicles #5) by Lynette Noni Genre: Fantasy YA Publication: February 18th 2019 Publisher: Pantera Press Source: Review copy from Pantera – Thank You Add to Goodreads Rating: ✵✵✵✵✵ “When Day and Night combine and fight against one Enemy, then Dark and Light shall meet mid-strike…

Songs that sound like blood: Review & Playlist

Songs That Sound Like Blood by Jared Thomas Genre: Contemporary YA Publication: August 1st 2016 Publisher: Magabala Books Source: Own Purchase Add to Goodreads Rating: ✵ ✵ ✵ ✵ Roxy May Redding’s got music in her soul and songs in her blood. She lives in…

Player’s Game: YA Review

Player’s Game by Desirae Clark Genre: YA Romance Publication: December 25th 2017 Publisher: BLVNP Incorporated Source: Review copy from Publisher – Thank You Add to Goodreads Rating: ✵ ✵ ✵ And when I turned around, I expected to see my annoying little sisters but…

I Had Such Friends: #LoveOzYA Review

I Had Such Friends by Meg Gatland-Veness #LoveOzYA Genre: Contemporary YA Publication: August 1st 2018 Publisher: Pantera Press Source: Copy for review from publisher – Thank You. Add to Goodreads Rating: ✵ ✵ ✵ ✵ When Charlie Parker dies, it affects everyone who knew him….

January 2019 Bookish Summary

Total books read in January: 8 Comics/ Graphic Novels = 2  |  #LoveOzYA / #LoveNzYA = 1  |  the remainder = 5 Frankie by Shivaun Plozza #LoveOzYA. A compelling YA contemporary, with lead characters you can’t help but fall for. Frankie is full of sass,…