Bookishly Ever After by Isabel Bandeira – Book Review


Rating: 5 out of 5 The Story In a perfect world, sixteen-year-old Phoebe Martins’ life would be a book. Preferably a YA novel with magic and a hot paranormal love interest. Unfortunately, her life probably wouldn’t even qualify for a quiet contemporary. But when Phoebe finds out that Dev, the hottest guy in the clarinet section,…

Flawed by Cecelia Ahern – Book Review


Flawed was an incredibly original, sometimes harrowing but often uplifting novel looking at some of the deepest flaws in human nature. Perfect, the sequel, I feel has suffered as many sequels do, by having too successful an origin story. Whilst flawed was surprising and heart-wrenching, there were few such moments in Perfect. It was certainly…

The Butterfly Garden by Dot Hutchison – Book Review


The Butterfly Garden by Dot Hutchison (Thomas & Mercer) Unlike my other reviews, this was not provided by Netgalley. I simply read it and felt it deserved some advertisement. Genres: Thriller, Trauma, Abduction RATING: 5/5   The Story Near an isolated mansion lies a beautiful garden. In this garden grow luscious flowers, shady trees…and a collection…

The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli – Book Review


The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli (Penguin Random House UK, Children’s Penguin) Review copy provided by Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. Genres: Romance, Teen, Young Adult, Coming-of-Age RATING: 4/5 The Story Molly is on the cusp of womanhood, though she doesn’t feel like it. She’s never been to a house party, never had alcohol, and…