Title: Super Awkward(2016) Author: Beth Garrod Genres: Young Adult, Contemporary, Humour and Fiction Publisher: Scholastic UK Release Date: 41st 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!
Hi all, it’s Lois, hope you are doing well. I am finally back doing top 5 Wednesday! This weeks Top 5 Wednesday is all about children’s books. Top 5 Wednesday is a weekly challenge, find the Goodreads group here. Without further ado, here are my top 5 children’s books. 1) Matilda by Roald Dahl “Matilda is…… Continue reading Top 5 Wednesday: Children’s Books
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
Title: Things I Should Have Known (2017) Author: Claire LaZebnik Genres: Young adult, Contemporary, Health and Mental Health Publisher: HMH Books for Young Reader Release Date: 28th March 2017 Rating: ★★★★☆ Reviewed by: Lois Synopsis: “Things Chloe knew: Her sister, Ivy, was lonely. Ethan was a perfect match. Ethan’s brother, David, was an arrogant jerk. Things…… Continue reading Book Review: Things I Should Have Known by Claire LaZebnik