Tag: young adult

Serious Moonlight Review: A Seriously Good Book

Serious Moonlight Review: A Seriously Good Book

Serious Moonlight is by far my favourite contemporary YA novel that I’ve read so far this year. Granted, there hasn’t been a single Jenn Bennett book that I haven’t loved, but Serious Moonlight is my absolute favourite of everything that she has ever written. I loved the setting, the characters, the issues discussed, the mystery and just the […]

June 7, 2019 | 3 Comments
By Jenna
Posted in 4 stars, Books, Reviews
5 Things I Liked About What I Like About Me

5 Things I Liked About What I Like About Me

I wasn’t sure what to expect from What I Like About Me because the synopsis reminded me so much of Dumplin’ by Julie Murphy, with the beauty pageant and body positivity aspects. But What I Like About Me is definitely a vastly different book to Dumplin’. It is very quintessentially Australian and I related to it much more than I related to Dumplin’ because […]

May 28, 2019 | 2 Comments
By Jenna
Posted in 4 stars, Books, Reviews
We Hunt the Flame Review: Forbidden Romance, Arabian Legends & Magic in the Desert

We Hunt the Flame Review: Forbidden Romance, Arabian Legends & Magic in the Desert

Set against the staggering desert landscape of Ancient Arabia, We Hunt the Flame is a story about a dark Prince and a Huntress dressed as a man uncovering a legendary artifact to release magic into their world. Written by an #ownvoices author, it was everything I wanted out of a story set in Arabia. Following the […]

May 17, 2019 | 3 Comments
The Tiger at Midnight Review: FANTASTIC Indian-inspired fantasy that I couldn’t pul down!

The Tiger at Midnight Review: FANTASTIC Indian-inspired fantasy that I couldn’t pul down!

The Tiger at Midnight immediately caught my attention with its gorgeous cover. Before I knew it, the writing sucked me in, and after I got to meet the characters, I was thoroughly ensnared in its pages. This Indian-inspired fantasy is full of deceit, secrets, and a game of chase between two morally gray characters. It’s […]

April 16, 2019 | 1 Comment
Imprison the Sky Review: Seafaring, slavery and elemental powers

Imprison the Sky Review: Seafaring, slavery and elemental powers

After reading and loving Reign the Earth last year, which focused on female strength against domestic abuse, I was heavily anticipating Imprison the Sky as a follow up. Upon picking it up however, I found it was a very different story to Reign the Earth, both in tone and subject matter – and I definitely preferred the former. It’s […]

April 12, 2019 | 2 Comments