Do I still like YA?

Maybe it's because I'll soon be turning twenty eight (yes, twenty eight!) or because I read too much, but lately I've been having an issue with YA books. Looking back over the books I've read this year I realised how few of them are Young Adult, especially compared to previous years. So, is it age? … Continue reading Do I still like YA?

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Book Review: Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver

I picked this novel up countless times in the past year, but finally I decided to read it recently. The idea of the novel is, 'what would you do if you could relive your last day?' The concept is intriguing, if a little too Groundhog Day without the brilliance of Bill Murray. Man, it could … Continue reading Book Review: Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver

New novel ‘Welcome to the Twist’

How much can one girl endure before she is forced to make a choice?Poppy wants more from life but, growing up in a reinstated workhouse, she knows better than to dream. A chance meeting after a misguided choice could change everything, if only she would let it. Torn between love and security, what happens next … Continue reading New novel ‘Welcome to the Twist’

Weekly Wrap Up 07/04/17

Welcome back to another week of mostly procrastination! I should be much, much further along by now... I'm currently still working on my mostly finished YA novel which I'm hoping to publish soon. I decided this time not to set myself a deadline because as Twenty One Pilots would say 'I do not have writer's … Continue reading Weekly Wrap Up 07/04/17

Book Review: Glisten by Tricia Cerrone

Glisten is the thrilling new instalment from The Black Swan Files, you can read my review of the first book of the series Glimmer here, at YALoveMag. We catch up with Jocelyn in New York as she begins her quest to meet her family. Of course nothing could be that simple and after the corruption of … Continue reading Book Review: Glisten by Tricia Cerrone

Let’s talk about Twilight

(This post contains major spoilers!) Twilight, the great divider in YA! Whether you love it or hate, it's almost impossible for you not to have heard of it. I'm going to confess right now that I love it...however, I also have MAJOR grievances with the series! I had thought about doing book reviews for every book … Continue reading Let’s talk about Twilight

Book Review: From the Wreckage by Michele G. Miller

I needed something to read on my phone so I downloaded this to go to London. Suffice to say I didn't really read while I was there so I ended up starting this the following Saturday. And finishing it the same day! From the Wreckage is a YA novel told by the protagonist Jules and centres … Continue reading Book Review: From the Wreckage by Michele G. Miller

Book Review: Glass Sword by Victoria Aveyard

I'm annoyed! I'll get the usual out of the way first but I just had to let you know this before I could continue. Glass Sword is the sequel to Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard (which you can read my review of here.). This book took me an inordinate amount of time to finish! I … Continue reading Book Review: Glass Sword by Victoria Aveyard

Book Review: A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas

First off, let me say that this is the first Sarah J. Maas novel I have read. I know that many people prefer the Throne of Glass series however, as I haven't read it yet I am unable to compare! On to the review... A disappointed sigh escaped me as I began this book. A … Continue reading Book Review: A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas