Tag: 2015 reads

Stray by Rachael Craw: Review & Character Bios

Stray by Rachael Craw: Review & Character Bios

If you’re looking for a YA sci-fi read with a unique concept and lots of action, then the Spark series is perfect! The first book introduced us to the concept of Sparks, Strays and Shields who are genetically engineered to activate, protect and hunt each other down with enhanced abilities. Stray really hits the ground running by amping everything up […]

The Rest of Us Just Live Here by Patrick Ness Review: Give Me The Chosen Ones

The Rest of Us Just Live Here by Patrick Ness Review: Give Me The Chosen Ones

It took me a while to get my head around The Rest of Us Just Live Here. It reads exactly like a contemporary novel, but on the back of Mikey’s love for his best friend and struggles with his politician mum and alcoholic dad, there’s dead things coming back to life, indie kids dying and other supernatural occurrences […]

August 24, 2015 | 51 Comments
BOOKTUBE VIDEO: The Diversity Trend & 2015 Diverse Books

BOOKTUBE VIDEO: The Diversity Trend & 2015 Diverse Books

It’s been about a year since the #WeNeedDiverseBooks campaign started, where everyone was campaigning for more diversity in books that were being published. So far, we’ve seen a lot more diverse books being released as a latest publishing trend. In my latest Booktube video, I talk about diversity as a trend and list some great diverse books […]

August 21, 2015 | 38 Comments
Giveaway (AUS) & Review: The Bit In Between by Claire Varley

Giveaway (AUS) & Review: The Bit In Between by Claire Varley

The Bit In Between is a fun, vibrant book about two artistic beings – a poet and writer, who meet on a plane, and decide to travel to the Solomon Islands for writing inspiration. The writing was really easy to get into, and it felt like a really light island comedy romance, with eccentric characters, […]

Mini Reviews #2 – Pandora Jones Reckoning, The Potion Diaries & Afterlight

Mini Reviews #2 – Pandora Jones Reckoning, The Potion Diaries & Afterlight

This Aussie YA read is a mix between psychological thriller and dystopian, and I’m glad I ended up sticking through the series with Reckoning. Pan has learnt to harness her abilities for the greater good, convincing the student body that they need to escape. She really grows in her confidence and her ability to convince people, and I liked […]