Tag: contemporary

The Next Together by Lauren James Review: True Love Transcends Time

The Next Together by Lauren James Review: True Love Transcends Time

The Next Together has a unique concept that blends contemporary with historical and sci-fi elements, into a mysterious and thrilling story. It was this unique concept of reincarnation and time-travel that drew me to this book. Besides, who doesn’t love a good romance that transcends time and history? This novel is written as four separate […]

October 28, 2015 | 42 Comments
By Jenna
Posted in 4 stars, Books, Reviews
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
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, […]

Paperweight by Meg Haston Review: All the Sad Things

Paperweight by Meg Haston Review: All the Sad Things

Deep, heavy and depressing, Paperweight certainly packed a punch when it came to the feels. I picked this up, knowing it was about a girl suffering from an eating disorder, but little did I know, the multiple triggers the book would cover. Grief, physical and emotional abuse, suicide, depression, toxic friendships, negative body image, drinking and family […]

August 3, 2015 | 50 Comments