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Aussie YA Reviews: Yellow by Megan Jacobson & Frankie by Shivaun Plozza

Aussie YA Reviews: Yellow by Megan Jacobson & Frankie by Shivaun Plozza

Today Jenna and I join forces to review some Aussie YA reads! I hope you enjoy our double review feature. Books about teenagers getting bullied and having a difficult life are usually depressing, melodramatic and really bring you down. Yellow differs in showcasing the beautiful moments in life, even though you may be from a low […]

The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey – Book & Movie Review

The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey – Book & Movie Review

You know when you finish a book and it leaves you without an impression? That’s how I feel about The 5th Wave. It was actually quite a long and convoluted book, with many varying points of views (some completely unnecessary and which did not impact the story at all). But upon finishing, I didn’t get the answers […]

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. […]