Brokeback Mountain, Annie Proulx

Brokeback Mountain is the short story which inspired the pretty famous award winning movie. I haven’t seen the movie yet because I always try to read the books first and based on this read, the movie is definitely on my to watch list! This short story follows Ennis del Mar and Jack Twist, two ranch... Continue Reading →

Lilac Girls, Martha Hall Kelly

Lilac Girls is WW2 novel filling three very different women from three very different places, and cultures throughout the duration of the war and after. This book includes some characters that are based on real people and presents a wide range of view points and perspectives of this major event in world history. We kick... Continue Reading →

Midnight Sun, Stephanie Meyer

Midnight Sun for many Twilight readers is the long promised alternate POV book - Twilight from Edward’s perspective. Now Twilight is by no means the best series I have read, however I do remember enjoying it when I read it all those years ago. I haven’t reread it but it holds a special place in... 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 →

Bruny, Heather Rose

Bruny is a political satire that follows a bit of a futuristic time in Tasmania, Australia. In this future a lot of things that are happening in the world now have taken a turn for the worse and Australia is massively in debt and core services like health and education are underfunded. We kick off... Continue Reading →

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