Category: 2 stars

The Break-Up Artist by Philip Siegel Review: Being bitter about relationships

The Break-Up Artist by Philip Siegel Review: Being bitter about relationships

How many books do we see centered on couples getting together and  romance, resulting in eye-rolling corny scenes and cliche lines? Becca totally feels our pain, so she spends her spare time breaking up the cheesy couples at her school for some cash. The Break-Up Artist opened with a lot of potential, Becca started out to […]

June 23, 2014 | 67 Comments
The Chaos of Stars by Kiersten White Review: Egyptian gods & goddesses with angst

The Chaos of Stars by Kiersten White Review: Egyptian gods & goddesses with angst

The Chaos of the Stars is a book that I really wanted to love, but sadly didn’t. It is set in Egypt which is pretty much my favourite dream destination ever, and features Egyptian gods and goddesses, with the main character, Isadora as a daughter of Isis and Osiris. Unfortunately, something about the light, quirky re-imagining of […]

June 2, 2014 | 78 Comments
The Last Girl & The Last Shot by Michael Adams Reviews: Thought Provoking Aussie YA

The Last Girl & The Last Shot by Michael Adams Reviews: Thought Provoking Aussie YA

Today I review two Aussie YA reads, The Last Girl and The Last Shot which is a dystopian set in Sydney. These books are currently only available in Australia at the moment but with enough interest, hopefully overseas! The Last Girl by Michael Adams Published by Allen & Unwin on October 1, 2013 Genres: Dystopian, Young Adult Source: Publisher The end of […]

The Love Oracles Blog Tour: Nymph by Tonya Alexandra AUS Giveaway & Review

The Love Oracles Blog Tour: Nymph by Tonya Alexandra AUS Giveaway & Review

My Review – A star nymph falls in love with a forbidden human  Nymph offered an interesting mythological romance from the perspective of a star nymph being banished to earth by the Greek gods and falling in love with a forbidden human. I love Greek mythology and anything based on it, but unfortunately this one […]

ARC Review: Panic by Lauren Oliver Review – Concerned parents need not apply

ARC Review: Panic by Lauren Oliver Review – Concerned parents need not apply

Panic is every parent’s worse nightmare. Teenagers risking their lives for a dangerous game, resulting in danger, death and destruction. From jumping off a high ridge, to starting house fires, blowing up cars, to a pot luck with a loaded gun, the stupidity prevails until the very last pages of the book. And for what? […]

Giveaway & Review: The Almost Girl by Amalie Howard – Kickass General from a parallel universe

Giveaway & Review: The Almost Girl by Amalie Howard – Kickass General from a parallel universe

With that awesome cover, a sci-fi story and a kick ass heroine, it was hard not to resist The Almost Girl. Sci-fi seems to be the next big thing on the YA front at the moment, and with words like “android war” and “parallel universe” I had to pick this one up. If you want […]