Since You’ve Been Gone by Morgan Matson Review: Friendship First

Since You’ve Been Gone by Morgan Matson Published by Simon and Schuster Australia on May 6, 2014 Genres: Contemporary, Young Adult Source: Publisher Purchase: Amazon | Book Depository The Pre-Sloane Emily didn’t go to parties, she barely talked to guys, she didn’t do anything crazy. Enter Sloane, social tornado and the best kind of best …

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AUS Giveaway & Review: This Shattered World by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner

This Shattered World by Amie Kaufman, Meagan Spooner Series: Starbound #2 Published by Allen & Unwin on December 1, 2014 Genres: Romance, Science Fiction, Young Adult Source: Publisher Purchase: Amazon | Book Depository The second installment in the epic Starbound trilogy introduces a new pair of star-crossed lovers on two sides of a bloody war. …

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Chatterbox: Are Love Triangles Becoming More Tolerable?

Ah, the fated love triangle. One of the most hated plot devices in YA fiction. Usually the heroine gets her pick of the crop and it’s usually the best friend who secretly harbours feelings for her that gets left behind in favour of Mr new, hot and exciting. If I had a coin for people …

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Rooms by Lauren Oliver Review: Unexpected Ghost Story

Rooms by Lauren Oliver Published by Hodder & Stoughton on September 25, 2014 Genres: Fiction, Paranormal Source: Publisher Purchase: Amazon | Book Depository Compulsive and powerful ghost story narrated by two spirits who inhabit the walls of an old house. It’s a tale of family, ghosts, secrets, and mystery, in which the lives of the …

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Atlantia by Ally Condie Review: Bland Siren Story

Atlantia by Ally Condie Published by Penguin Australia on November 6, 2014 Genres: Paranormal, Young Adult Source: Publisher Purchase: Amazon | Book Depository Rio dreams of leaving the underwater city of Atlantia and living in the world Above. But all Rio’s hopes for the future are shattered when her twin sister, Bay, makes an unexpected …

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Read Play Blog #5 – Your Favourite Sci-Fi Game

Read Play Blog is a meme about video games and books, posted every 16th of the month. Bloggers are encouraged to answer a discussion question, and recommend a video game that is similar to a book they liked. Hosted by Happy Indulgence Books & Read Me Away. Read Play Blog is back for another month …

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INT Giveaway: Gratitude Giveaway Hop

I know you guys love giveaways, and it’s time for the 5th Annual Gratitude Giveaway Hop!  Because of the cost of postage, sometimes my international readers miss out, that’s one I’m opening this up internationally! A lucky reader will have the chance to win the two books pictured below, The Break Up Artist by Philip Siegel …

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The Maze Runner Movie Review

While reading the book and then watching the movie worked well in the case of Gone Girl, it really fell flat in The Maze Runner for me. Although I didn’t particularly love the book, to me the movie really went off track to what the book was about. Firstly, the book was what I found to …

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A Thousand Pieces of You by Claudia Gray Review: Alternate Realities Explored

A Thousand Pieces of You by Claudia Gray Series: Firebird #1 Published by HarperCollins Australia on November 4, 2014 Genres: Science Fiction, Young Adult Source: Publisher Purchase: Amazon | Book Depository Every Day meets Cloud Atlas in this heart-racing, space- and time-bending, epic new trilogy from New York Times bestselling author Claudia Gray. Marguerite Caine’s …

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