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Wayward Son by Rainbow Rowell

Posted September 27, 2019 by Brin in Reviews / 1 Comment
Wayward Son by Rainbow Rowell

I have been positively giddy with anticipation waiting for Wayward Son; Carry On is one of my all-time favourites and I couldn’t wait for more Simon and Baz content. I couldn’t even wait for the hardcover copy I ordered to release on 3rd October (the special edition signed copy from Waterstones natch). I caved and bought the eBook so I could read it on 24th September (which falls in line […]

Carry On by Rainbow Rowell

Posted September 26, 2019 by Brin in Reviews / 0 Comments
Carry On by Rainbow Rowell

I was mulling over my review for Wayward Son when it occurred to me that I had never actually reviewed Carry On (for shame!) and oh, how appropriate that I was just now listening to a playlist on Spotify and Bohemian Rhapsody came on (carry on, carry on…) most fortuitous! It’s definitely a sign. Carry On by Rainbow Rowell is a book that completely grabbed me by the lapels and […]

The Good Luck Girls by Charlotte Nicole Davis

Posted September 19, 2019 by Brin in Reviews / 0 Comments
The Good Luck Girls by Charlotte Nicole Davis

I finished this book a couple of days ago but I needed some time to mull it over, to put my thoughts into order, and give The Good Luck Girls by Charlotte Nicole Davis the kind of review it merits. So what did I think of this book? I was conflicted but overall I loved it. Now, you might be asking yourself why I loved it if it also brought […]

Cinder by Marissa Meyer

Posted May 18, 2014 by Brin in Reviews / 14 Comments
Cinder by Marissa Meyer

To say that I loved this book would be an understatement. As a rule, I adore fairy tale retellings. I also love dystopian settings. Combining the story of Cinderella with a dystopian theme = win! Cinder is the kind of novel that really ticks my boxes. I mean, a cyborg Cinderella – it is absolute genius. Yet Cinder is more than just a fantastic premise. There is a lot of […]

How I Live Now by Meg Rosoff

Posted August 4, 2013 by Brin in Reviews / 0 Comments
How I Live Now by Meg Rosoff

How I Live Now by Meg Rosoff was a book that was on my radar for a while; it had many glowing reviews and the premise itself sounded rather intriguing. Daisy (real name Elizabeth but nobody calls her that) is a young and troubled American girl. At fifteen, she is sent by her father and step-mother to go and stay with her aunt and cousins in England. Her Aunt Penn, […]