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On the Come Up, Angie Thomas

On the Come Up, the second novel by Angie Thomas, captures the reader yet again transporting us into the world of a black teenage girl in Garden Heights. Not a sequel to the first, Thomas shows us another set of challenges faced and new cast of characters but just as powerful a message. Although in... Continue Reading →

Turtles All the Way Down, John Green

This wasn’t a book I particularly wanted to read, but I had it and it filled a prompt for a reading challenge so I thought why not. Reading challenges have been a great way to pick up a book I normally wouldn’t and often end up loving it. I have read enough John Green books... Continue Reading →

The Wicked King, Holly Black

The Wicked King is the second in this series, directly following The Cruel Prince. If you haven’t that one yet, stop here, and go and do so before you continue reading this review that will spoil the first book! Where we last left Jude and Cardan they had gone from bickering school kids to players... Continue Reading →

Love Creekwood, Becky Albertalli

Love Creekwood is a cute little novella that follows the main Creekwood gang from Love Simon and Leah on the Offbeat. Now I absolutely loved Love Simon and Simon himself was pretty much the main reason for me picking this one up. Leah on the Offbeat wasn’t my favourite but not enough so for me... Continue Reading →

Eleanor & Park, Rainbow Rowell

This little novel is a teen fiction and romance set in the 80’s that follows two kids, unsurprisingly called Eleanor & Park. Set in high school, these kids are living the stereotypical teenage hell, fending off bullies and just trying to get through the day under the radar. But these two have some extra problems... Continue Reading →

Only Mostly Devastated, Sophie Gonzales

Only Mostly Devastated is a super cute, Grease inspiring LGBTIA romance that was the exact light-hearted warm read I was looking for. This modern take of one of my favourite movies ever was done really well. It definitely has Grease vibes and elements but it’s not a direct play for play which keeps it interesting... Continue Reading →

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