Category: Books

Illuminae by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff Review: DOES NOT COMPUTE

Illuminae by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff Review: DOES NOT COMPUTE

I am just a ball of emotion right now. A rollercoaster of feels. A basket of incomprehensible emotions. What a stunning way to tell a story! The most attractive thing about Illuminae is the way it tells a story through a range of data files – interviews, chat logs, surveillance footage wrapups and the thoughts of AIDAN, an […]

November 6, 2015 | 57 Comments
Chatterbox: Why I Read Contemporaries

Chatterbox: Why I Read Contemporaries

For those of you who know me, you’ll know that YA contemporary is my favourite genre. Don’t get me wrong, I absolutely love fantasy and sci-fi, but my preferred genre is (and always has been) contemporary. So today, I’m going to give you a couple of reasons why I love to read contemporaries, and hopefully […]

November 4, 2015 | 68 Comments
By Jenna
Posted in Books, Chatterbox, Features
Black Iris by Leah Reader Review: Watch the World Burn

Black Iris by Leah Reader Review: Watch the World Burn

Dark, irresistible and captivating, Black Iris is undefinable. With fluid sexual orientations, substance abuse, a range of psychological issues and an unreliable narrator, it’s a dark and disturbing story that can only be read with an open mind. It’s told by an unreliable narrator who is driven by revenge, and you’re pulled along Laney’s dark and twisted game […]

October 30, 2015 | 55 Comments
The Next Together by Lauren James Review: True Love Transcends Time

The Next Together by Lauren James Review: True Love Transcends Time

The Next Together has a unique concept that blends contemporary with historical and sci-fi elements, into a mysterious and thrilling story. It was this unique concept of reincarnation and time-travel that drew me to this book. Besides, who doesn’t love a good romance that transcends time and history? This novel is written as four separate […]

October 28, 2015 | 42 Comments
By Jenna
Posted in 4 stars, Books, Reviews
Indulgence Insider #41 – Co-Blogging & House Hunting

Indulgence Insider #41 – Co-Blogging & House Hunting

Indulgence Insider is our version of Stacking the Shelves, Bought, Borrowed & Bagged and the Sunday Post, bringing you this week’s haul, bookish news and discussion posts from around the blogosphere! As you may know, I’ve been looking for co-bloggers and I’m so excited to introduce Jenna and Aila to the Happy Indulgence team. Check out […]