Title: Spontaneous (2017) Author: Aaron Starmer Genres: Young Adult, Contemporary, Humour and Fiction Publisher: Canongate Books Release Date: 4th May 2017 Rating: ★★★★☆ Reviewed by: Lois Synopsis: “Mara’s senior year is proving to be a lot less exciting than she’d hoped, until the day – KABAM! – Katelyn Ogden explodes during third period. Katelyn is the first, but she won’t be the…… Continue reading Book Review: Spontaneous by Aaron Starmer
Hey guys, guess who is finally back! It is David! Lois has been really busy at the minute and won’t be able to post Top Ten Tuesday today (look out for it tomorrow). So, I have come to the rescue and written a book review for a book I read whilst on holiday this year.…… Continue reading Book Review: Prisoners of Geography by Tim Marshall
Title: Super Awkward(2016) Author: Beth Garrod Genres: Young Adult, Contemporary, Humour and Fiction Publisher: Scholastic UK Release Date: 1st September 2016 Rating: ★★★★★ Reviewed by: Lois SYNOPSIS: “I, Bella Fisher, am absolutely WINNING at FAILING at life. 1. I once got my tongue stuck to a box of Calippos in a supermarket. 2. I accidentally called my geography teacher Mum. Twice. He…… Continue reading Book Review: Super Awkward by Beth Garrod
Title: Countless (2017) Author: Karen Gregory Genres: Young Adult, Contemporary, Health, Mental Health and Fiction Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing Release Date: 4th May 2017 Rating: ★★★★☆ Reviewed by: Lois SYNOPSIS: “When Hedda discovers she is pregnant, she doesn’t believe she could ever look after a baby. The numbers just don’t add up. She is young, and still in the grip of an eating…… Continue reading Book Review: Countless by Karen Gregory
Title: Fly on the Wall (2006) Author: E. Lockhart Genres: Young Adult, Fantasy, Romance, Contemporary and Fiction Publisher: Hot Key Books Release Date: 14th March 2006 Rating: ★★★★☆ Reviewed by: Lois SYNOPSIS: “At the Manhattan School for Art and Music, where everyone is “different” and everyone is “special,” Gretchen Yee feels ordinary. She’s the kind of girl who sits alone at…… Continue reading Book Review: Fly on the Wall by E. Lockhart
Title: Our Memory Like Dust (2017) Author: Gavin Chait Genres: Science Fiction, Contemporary and Futuristic Publisher: Doubleday and Transworld Books Release Date: 27th July 2017 Rating: ★★★★☆ Reviewed by: Lois SYNOPSIS: “Shakiso Collard leads the evacuation from Benghazi as jihadis overwhelm the refugee camp where she works. On arrival in Paris, she is betrayed by her boss, Oktar Samboa, and watches in despair as those…… Continue reading Our Memory Like Dust Blog Tour and Book Review!
Title: The Upside of Unrequited (2017) Author: Becky Albertalli Genres: Young adult, Contemporary, Mental Health, LGBTQ+ and Family Publisher: Penguin Radom House UK Children’s Release Date: 11th April 2017 Rating: ★★★★★ Reviewed by: Lois Synopsis: “Seventeen-year-old Molly Peskin-Suso knows all about unrequited love-she’s lived through it twenty-six times. She crushes hard and crushes often, but always…… Continue reading Book Review: The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli