June Wrap Up

I'm still abroad so the format of this post will be a bit different. I'm having a great time though I have been bitten numerous times and have had a rash and a swollen face but that's all part of being uselessly white in a hot country. I hope you're all well and I hope … Continue reading June Wrap Up

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The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

What is there to say about this book that hasn't been said already? Honestly it's such an important book and I feel I shouldn't really be reviewing it because it's not my place as a white woman. However I want to write a review to try and put my feelings into words really. I thought … Continue reading The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs

Where to start with this review? I'm sure you have a vague idea of what this book is about but it's basically about the types of people you would find in a "freak show" at an old style circus, all trapped in a time loop to save them from dying. I know sounds a bit … Continue reading Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs

Harmless Like You by Rowan Hisayo Buchanan

Thank you to bookbridgr for sending me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. In Harmless Like You we follow two stories, Jay in modern day who has just lost his dad who was the only parental figure he ever had, and his mum in the 60s as she tries to … Continue reading Harmless Like You by Rowan Hisayo Buchanan

Iron Cast by Destiny Soria

Thank you to netgalley and Abrams Kids for sending me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This book is set in the 20s during the time of prohibition, but that's not the only thing banned; people who have powers to manipulate people using art are also banned. The biggest part … Continue reading Iron Cast by Destiny Soria

The King of Bourbon Street by Thea de Salle

Arianna Barrington needs to get away from her mother after a sex tape leaks of her, so she flies with her brother to New Orleans where she meets Sol DuMont, hotel mogul. Sol is still getting over the loss of his dad, the breakdown of his marriage and his complete lack of interest in life. … Continue reading The King of Bourbon Street by Thea de Salle

A Torch Against the Night by Sabaa Tahir

If you've read An Ember in the Ashes but haven't got around to this yet I'm just going to warn you that this book features genocide. If scenes of that nature or talking about it upsets you, you should be aware before reading because it's brutal. There's also torture and a bunch of other possible … Continue reading A Torch Against the Night by Sabaa Tahir