Publisher: HarperCollins

Jeann & Jenna Discuss The Lady’s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy

Jeann & Jenna Discuss The Lady’s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy

After reading and loving the audiobook of The Gentlemen’s Guide to Vice and Virtue earlier this year, we were both highly anticipating The Lady’s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy. Featuring Monty’s vivacious sister Felicity, who is ambitious and asexual, we knew we were going to be in for an adventure. But what did we both think of […]

November 23, 2018 | 6 Comments
Challenger Deep by Neal Schusterman Review: Diving into Schizophrenia

Challenger Deep by Neal Schusterman Review: Diving into Schizophrenia

Challenger Deep is not an easy read. But schizophrenia is not an easily understood illness. The book outlines the delusions, anxiety and paranoia which a schizophrenia sufferer experiences, at their worst, and it serves as a confronting and elegant look into a feared and misunderstood mental illness. I’m a big fan of books that tackle mental illness sensitively […]

July 29, 2015 | 44 Comments
Mini Reviews #1: Seven Days, Magonia, How They Met

Mini Reviews #1: Seven Days, Magonia, How They Met

Seven Days is a compelling and disturbing story of bullying and abuse, from the perspective of the bully and the victim. It started out rather cliche, with the mean girl Kez and her band of skinny, popular friends cheering her on. Their target is the overweight Jess, who has low self esteem and suicidal tendencies. […]

You’re The Kind of Girl I Write Songs About by Daniel Herborn Review: I’d Write a Haiku, Maybe an Iggy Rap at Most

You’re The Kind of Girl I Write Songs About by Daniel Herborn Review: I’d Write a Haiku, Maybe an Iggy Rap at Most

Kristy’s first review on Happy Indulgence! Thanks to the tribulations brought on by the busy schedule that is real-life, the worst of the worst has happened recently, and I’ve found myself in a bit of a reading slump. Now, there’s two paths I usually look to in order to combat this. The first is to […]

Dystopian YA Reviews #2: After the End by Amy Plum & The Murder Complex by Lindsay Cummings

Dystopian YA Reviews #2: After the End by Amy Plum & The Murder Complex by Lindsay Cummings

As I was warned, After The End isn’t a dystopian but instead, a contemporary/dystopian blend. It features an interesting outlook from a girl who thinks that World War III has happened and that her clan are the only survivors, but finds out she was lied to all along. Juneau has lived in the Alaskan wilderness all […]

January 5, 2015 | 50 Comments