Waiting on Wednesday: A Thousand Beginnings and Endings

A Thousand Beginnings and Endings Written by Ellen Oh, Elsie Chapman, Melissa de la Cruz, Julie Kagawa, Renee Ahdieh, Roshani Chokshi, Aliette de Bodard, Cindy Pon, Alyssa Wong, Sona Charaipotra , Aisha Saeed , Lori M. Lee , Shveta Thakrar , Preeti Chhibber , E.C. Myers , Rahul Kanakia  336 pages Published by Greenwillow Books…

Waiting on Wednesday: Bright Ruin

Bright Ruin (Dark Gifts Book 3) Written by Vic James 416 pages Published by Pan Macmillan Publication date: 26th July 2018 Summary (from Goodreads): A thrilling Orwellian vision of Britain, with a rebellious Hunger Games heart, Bright Ruin is the third and final title in Vic James’s electrifying Dark Gifts Trilogy, following Tarnished City. Magically…

Book Rainbow: Green Books Part 4

Green Books Stack, Part 4 How many green books do you have on your shelves? This was the second-hardest colour to gather for me (the hardest was pink!) Check out the Red, Orange and Yellow piles by clicking on those colours. Check out the Part 1, 2 and 3 of the Green stack by clicking…

Waiting on Wednesday: Nyxia Unleashed

Nyxia Unleashed (Nyxia Triad Book 2) Written by Scott Reintgen 400 pages Published by Michael Joseph (Penguin UK) Publication date: 17th July 2018 Summary (from Goodreads): Getting to Eden brought Emmett and his crewmates one step closer to their promised fortune. But surviving Eden may be the biggest reward of all. Discover book two in…

Book Rainbow: Green Books Part 3

I’m continuing my mini bookshelf tour with some more green books! See other colours here (Red, Orange, Yellow) Enchanted Glass by Diana Wynne Jones When Andrew Hope’s magician grandfather dies, he leaves his house and field-of-care to his grandson who spent much of his childhood at the house. Into this mix comes young Aidan Cain,…

Waiting on Wednesday: Black Wings Beating

Black Wings Beating Written by Alex London 432 pages Published by Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group Publication date: 25th September 2018 Summary (from Goodreads): The people of Uztar have long looked to the sky with hope and wonder. Nothing in their world is more revered than the birds of prey and no one more honored than…

Waiting on Wednesday: Legendary

Legendary (Caraval Trilogy, Book 2) Written by Stephanie Garber 416 pages Published by Hodder and Stoughton Publication date: 31st May 2018 Summary (from Goodreads): Stephanie Garber’s limitless imagination takes flight once more in the colorful, mesmerizing, and immersive sequel to the bestselling breakout debut Caraval A heart to protect. A debt to repay. A game…

Review of Rebel Seoul by Axie Oh

Originally posted on The Illustrated Page:
Rebel Seoul by Axie Oh. ★★★1/2 I’ve had a lot of bad luck with YA dystopia, but Rebel Seoul turned out to be a gem of the genre. In Neo Seoul, everyone is drafted into the military upon coming of age. Lee Jaewon’s escaped his past as a gang member in the slums of…

YA Shot 2018

YA Shot was held on Saturday 14th April in Uxbridge, London and featured a plethora of wonderful authors sharing their experience and knowledge around the theme of human rights. The event is organised by Alexia Casale and her dedicated team of volunteers, led by the amazing Luna from Luna’s Little Library. If you just want…

Book Review: The Way You Make Me Feel (+Giveaway!)

The Way You Make Me Feel Written by Maurene Goo 288 pages Published by Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group Publication date: 8th May 2018 Summary (from Goodreads): From the author of I Believe in a Thing Called Love, a laugh-out-loud story of love, new friendships, and one unique food truck. Clara Shin lives for pranks and…

Six for Sunday: Favourite books nobody has heard of

Welcome back to another week of #SixforSunday,  created by Steph from A Little But a Lot. The theme for this week  is books you love that nobody else seems to have heard of. A lot of these are from my childhood and may not stand up to the scrutiny of re-reading with more critical eyes,…

Waiting on Wednesday: The Way You Make Me Feel

The Way You Make Me Feel Written by Maurene Goo 288 pages Published by Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group Publication date: 8th May 2018 Summary (from Goodreads): From the author of I Believe in a Thing Called Love, a laugh-out-loud story of love, new friendships, and one unique food truck. Clara Shin lives for pranks and…