Genre: Contemporary

The Donut Trap Review: Come For the Donuts, Stay For the Family Story

The Donut Trap Review: Come For the Donuts, Stay For the Family Story

The synopsis of The Donut Trap reminded me a lot of A Pho Love Story, which is one of my favourite books of this year. Both books feature Asian-American characters who work at their family’s food business and a forbidden romance with another Asian-American character. But when I finished listening to The Donut Trap, that was really where […]

November 4, 2021 | 0 Comments
By Jenna
Posted in 3 stars, Books, Reviews
Ace of Spades Review: Privilege & Power in a Private School Setting

Ace of Spades Review: Privilege & Power in a Private School Setting

What a brilliant and compelling book! Ace of Spades certainly delivers on the Get Out and Gossip Girl comparisons, while delivering shocking twists at the end. This is one of those books that I couldn’t put down, wanting to know what the solution to the mystery was, and when all the answers were shown, I was just left there in […]

September 9, 2021 | 2 Comments
Anything But Fine Review: Rebuilding Your Life After Injury

Anything But Fine Review: Rebuilding Your Life After Injury

How would you feel if everything that you knew about your life changes in an instant? Anything But Fine, of course! In this #LoveOzYA contemporary book, that’s exactly what happens to Luca, when he trips over the stairs of the ballet school and shatters his ankle. Everything he knows disappears in an instant – his promising ballet […]

September 6, 2021 | 0 Comments
A Sweet Mess & The Dating Dare Reviews

A Sweet Mess & The Dating Dare Reviews

A Sweet Mess and The Dating Dare are companion novels and it’s a little weird for me to be reviewing them in this order because I actually read the newly released The Dating Dare first… but the reason why I ended up picking up A Sweet Mess as well was because even though The Dating Dare could be read standalone, I felt like […]

August 16, 2021 | 2 Comments
By Jenna
Posted in 3 stars, 4 stars, Books, Reviews