Hai Beautiful! Activism, but make it realistic! Agh, I loved this book! Kate O’Donnell is truly an artist with her words, able to bring us into the mind of a sisteen-year-old with hopes and dreams and make it beautiful. Goodreads Summary Sixteen-year-old Sofie is a dreamer, an artist and a romantic. So when she goes on exchange to Paris, she is expecting magnificent adventures of the heart and mind. Yet France isn’t what she imagined. It’s cold and grey, and […]Continue Reading
June Monthly Wrap Up!
Heyo Bookaholics! June has been a blast (but like a messy blast)! I haven’t done a wrap-up post in a long time and I’m super keen to be posting this one today! Aside from the fact that this was meant to be posted yesterday (Saturday), and it is 11 pm on a Sunday, but better late than never as I’d say. I hope you’ve had a wonderful weekend and that you enjoy this send off to June x Books I […]Continue Reading
Kindred edited by Michael Earp | Non-Spoiler Book Review
Heyo Bookaholics! Celebrating Pride Month with a perfect collection of Queer Stories! Going into a novel with queer characters that more often than not is a romance story, or has a romance weaved in between the fantasy elements; I find that the romance is usually a fluffy, self-discovery kind of jam. Hardly is the character’s sexuality not the entire plot of the novel. So, going into Kindred, I am not embarrassed to admit (and I was put off by the […]Continue Reading
Aurora Rising by Jay Kristoff and Amie Kaufman | Semi-Spoiler Book Review
Heyo Bookaholics! It’s Space Time. Again! It’s space time again, and that means I’ve read another Jay Kristoff and Amie Kaufman co-authored novel! Aurora Rising is the first novel in the Aurora Cycle Series and is once again full of amazingly unique characters, family bonds between siblings and friends, and uber cool space stuff that is so reminiscent of any of their works. I was going to put this novel on hold to read the entire 7 books on my Rainbow TBR […]Continue Reading
Underdog Edited by Tobias Madden | Spoiler-Free Book Review
Heyo Bookaholics! Absolutely Stunning! Hands down the best anthology I have had the pleasure of reading. I wanted so badly to read a continuation of all of these stories, and I hope so so much, to hear more from these twelve wonderful authors. Blurb: Short tales from the Australian writers of tomorrow. #LoveOzYA celebrates the best of new Australian writing for teenage readers. It has grown from a humble hashtag into a movement, reflecting the important role young-adult fiction plays […]Continue Reading
An Interview with Author Jes Layton!
Heyo Bookaholics! A new YA author? Yes, please!! Okay, so this is probably the best post ever on my blog! I’m not just saying that. I interviewed one of my favourite people in the writing industry who also happens to be a friend of mine and if you haven’t heard her speak about writing you really must! Jes Layton is a freelance artist and writer and now a published author in a new release anthology titled Underdog edited by Tobias M. […]Continue Reading
The Things We Promise by J. C. Burke | Non-Spoiler Review
I was sent this book from Allen & Unwin in exchange for an honest review. It was published on the x of March 2017. Hey Ho Bookaholics! I stayed up for 5-ish hours (with phone breaks) to finish reading the last 300 pages of this soul crushing book, just so I could bring you this review today as promised. Goodreads Summary: There are two things you need to know about me. The first is that I remember life by what I was […]Continue Reading