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Contemporary YA Reviews: One Would Think the Deep & My Heart and Other Black Holes

Contemporary YA Reviews: One Would Think the Deep & My Heart and Other Black Holes

I’m so disappointed that I didn’t enjoy One Would Think The Deep. I have given 5 stars to Claire Zorn’s other novels, but this one just felt so different to her other novels. Set in a small surfing town, the characters talk like “ridin’ waves brah” or “epic ay!”. It was difficult to get into because of […]

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
The Prisoner of Night and Fog by Anne Blankman Review: Hitler up close and personal

The Prisoner of Night and Fog by Anne Blankman Review: Hitler up close and personal

I’ve never really been interested in Nazi Germany or Hitler, while tragic and disturbing, I’ve always found the time period to be kind of boring. When Prisoner of Night and Fog came up for review, I thought this would be my chance to find out if the book could interesting the pessimist in me about the historical period. And […]

May 26, 2014 | 62 Comments
Ask Again Later by Liz Czukas Review: Adorable Fluffy Prom Read

Ask Again Later by Liz Czukas Review: Adorable Fluffy Prom Read

Ask Again Later was the fluffy contemporary I was looking for to fill in between the heavier books. It was entertaining, funny and completely adorable, featuring a quirky, clumsy character called Heart. Heart is a quirky, lovable and entertaining girl who really knows how to make you laugh. She even has a strange ‘no dating’ rule […]

April 3, 2014 | 32 Comments
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? […]