Today I am reviewing the Middle Grade novel, Ophelia and the Marvellous Boy by Karen Foxlee. I read this one with my son who is 8, almost 9, so I thought I would do something a little different and share not only my opinion of the novel, but my son’s too! Also, it is the … More Review:Ophelia And The Marvellous Boy By Karen Foxlee. #aww2014
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Release Date: first published June 1st 2012 Source: Gifted. From the blurb: Delilah knows it’s weird, but she can’t stop reading her favourite fairy tale. Other girls her age are dating and cheerleading. But then, other girls are popular. Delilah loves the comfort of the happy ending, and knowing there will … More Fiction Friday: Review: Between The Lines by Jodi Picoult and Samantha Van Leer.
Publisher: Text Publishing. Release Date: May 28th 2014. Source: From publisher in exchange for an honest review. Synopsis From Goodreads: Tom survived a devastating flood that claimed the lives of her sister and parents. Now she lives with Bill in his old shed by the lake. But it’s time to move out—Tom is pregnant with … More Fiction Friday: Review: The Minnow By Diana Sweeny.
Hi everyone, welcome to this week’s Fiction Friday. Today I am reviewing the YA contemporary ‘How To Convince A Boy To Kiss You’ by Australian author Tara Eglington. This is the sequel to ‘How To Keep A Boy From Kissing You’ so if you haven’t read that one yet (and you really should, it’s brilliant) … More Fiction Friday: Review ‘How To Convince A Boy To Kiss You’ #AWW2014
Welcome to this week’s Fiction Friday. Today I am reviewing The YA contemporary ‘The Fault In Our Stars’ by John Green. Normally I avoid spoilers in my reviews, but today I just can’t. So WARNING SPOILERS AHEAD. Do not continue if you do not want to be spoiled. Synopsis from Goodreads: Despite the tumor-shrinking medical … More Fiction Friday: Review ‘The Fault In Our Stars’ by John Green.
I would like to first say thank you to Walker Books Australia for giving me a copy in exchange for an honest review. Synopsis from Goodreads: Magical realism, lyrical prose, and the pain and passion of human love haunt this hypnotic generational saga. Foolish love appears to be the Roux family birthright, an ominous forecast … More Arc Review: The Strange And Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender.
Welcome to this week’s Fiction Friday. Today I am reviewing the YA fairytale retelling Cruel Beauty by Rosamund Hodge. Synopsis from Goodreads: Graceling meets Beauty and the Beast in this sweeping fantasy about one girl’s journey to fulfill her destiny and the monster who gets in her way-by stealing her heart. Based on the classic … More Fiction Friday: Review ‘Cruel Beauty’ by Rosamund Hodge.
It’s Valentine’s Day and love is in the air and all that, so I thought I’d share with you my favourite couples from the YA books I’ve read instead of doing a review today. I’m looking at my bookshelf and this list has the potential to be huge, so I’m going to list only 15 … More Fiction Friday: My Favourite YA Couples.
Hi, and welcome to this week’s Fiction Friday. I know I usually do a review of an international book on a Friday but I have gotten some great Australian books lately and have been dying to read them all, so I am! Today I’m reviewing the YA contemporary rural romance, ‘Jumping Fences’ by Karen Wood. … More Fiction Friday: Review ‘Jumping Fences’ by Karen Wood. #AWW2014
Welcome to this week’s Fiction Friday today I am reviewing The Raven Boys, book one in The Raven Cycle by Maggie Stiefvater. The synopsis from Goodreads: “There are only two reasons a non-seer would see a spirit on St. Mark’s Eve,” Neeve said. “Either you’re his true love . . . or you killed him.” … More Fiction Friday: Review ‘The Raven Boys’ by Maggie Stiefvater.