Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda – Becky Albertalli

Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli My rating: 4 of 5 stars I had read a few chapters earlier in the day before I jumped in bed to read – fast forward a few hours and it was way past my normal bedtime... and the book was done. Simon vs. the Homo … Continue reading Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda – Becky Albertalli

Top 10 – Valentine’s Reads

Love is in the air this week so I thought I'd give some recommendations to get you in the Valentine's Day spirit (or Galentine's or whatever you're celebrating). So whether you're into romances that are historical, fantastical or just contemporary - I hope you find something here that you can fall in love with. (I … Continue reading Top 10 – Valentine’s Reads

The Wrath and the Dawn – Renee Ahdieh

The Wrath & the Dawn by Renee Ahdieh My rating: 4.5 of 5 stars As a fan of fairytale re-tellings, the concept that this book is based upon Arabian Nights was greatly intriguing. Shahrzad must weave her tales each night so that she may survive to see another dawn, whilst plotting the demise of her … Continue reading The Wrath and the Dawn – Renee Ahdieh

An Ember in the Ashes – Sabaa Tahir

An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir My rating: 4.5 of 5 stars An Ember in the Ashes follows Laia's attempt to rescue her brother after he has been taken in the middle of the night and her grandparents murdered. She stumbles into some rebels and manages to convince their leader to promise to … Continue reading An Ember in the Ashes – Sabaa Tahir