Author: Jenna

Chatterbox: What Makes a Character Relatable?

Chatterbox: What Makes a Character Relatable?

When I write reviews, I often find myself commenting on how relatable the characters were, which made me question what that really means. There are so many characters that I find easy to relate to or connect with, but what actually makes them relatable to me? Identity I feel connected to characters who represent who […]

February 3, 2016 | 48 Comments
By Jenna
Posted in Chatterbox, Features
Symptoms of Being Human by Jeff Garvin Review: Boy or girl? Does it matter?

Symptoms of Being Human by Jeff Garvin Review: Boy or girl? Does it matter?

The issue that Symptoms of Being Human tackles is something I’ve never read before. This novel features a gender fluid character and the struggles that come with coming out as a gender fluid individual, especially when nobody understands what it means or what it’s like to continually switch between identifying as a male and a female. I […]

January 27, 2016 | 45 Comments
Madame Tussaud’s Apprentice by Kathleen Benner Duble Review: Whoa… those severed heads

Madame Tussaud’s Apprentice by Kathleen Benner Duble Review: Whoa… those severed heads

This was an enjoyable historical fiction novel set during the French Revolution. Even though I love my historical fiction, this is the first one that I’ve read about 18th century France, and I found it to be highly fascinating. In this book, our protagonist, Celie, is an orphan living on the streets of Paris with […]

January 13, 2016 | 28 Comments
Jenna’s Top 10 YA Releases of 2015

Jenna’s Top 10 YA Releases of 2015

I’ve read an insane number of wonderful books this year but today I’m going to share with you my favourite 2015 YA releases! I’ve already done my top 10 reads of 2015 over on my own blog for Top Ten Tuesday this week, so I decided to just share my favourite releases. I’ve got a […]

December 20, 2015 | 55 Comments
By Jenna
Posted in Books