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Contemporary YA Reviews #5: The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks by E. Lockhart & A Small Madness by Diane Touchell

Contemporary YA Reviews #5: The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks by E. Lockhart & A Small Madness by Diane Touchell

Feminism is an important topic, especially for those who unknowingly reinforce these gender stereotypes without realising how it impacts societal attitudes. The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks features a character who believes she is feminist, but this is not a feminist book. She found herself to be a talented tail – as if her years of meek inconsequentiality […]

February 17, 2015 | 35 Comments
Double Review: Angelfall & World After by Susan Ee (Penryn & the End of Days #1-#2)

Double Review: Angelfall & World After by Susan Ee (Penryn & the End of Days #1-#2)

This is now the second time I’ve read Angelfall, and it was brilliant both times. There’s a certain comfort in reading a book that you have read and loved because then the critic in me pipes down in favour of enjoyment. The brilliance in Angelfall is the post-apocalyptic setting where angels have descended upon humans and started an […]

June 4, 2014 | 70 Comments