YA contemporary

Saving Francesca and The Piper’s Son by Melina Marchetta

Annike: Hey guys! So as you may have seen in our September Wrap Up post, I recently finished Saving Francesca after rereading it. Only after that did I realise that The Piper’s Son was actually a companion novel to that story and because I loved Saving Francesca so much I knew I had to read that one too. I thought it would be best to do two little mini reviews on these 2 books since they kind of lead off one another and I loved them both. (more…)

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You Don’t Even Know by Sue Lawson

Annike: Hey guys, so I read this book towards the very end of September on a limb after Zoe picked it up for me at the library. I ended up liking it a lot more than I thought and definitely wanted to share my review and encourage you guys to give it a look too! I can’t believe that it has under 500 ratings on Goodreads but without further ado let’s get onto it. (more…)

What to Say Next by Julie Buxbaum

Annike: Hey guys, sorry that some of the reviews are a little backlogged at the moment but I read What To Say Next towards the end of September and wanted to review it to let you guys know what it was like and how I found it so here goes… (more…)

Instructions for a Second-hand Heart by Tamsyn Murray

Hey guy’s it’s Zoë here today and I am going to be reviewing a book I read late last month called Instructions for a Second-hand Heart by Tamsyn Murray. Lets’ get to it!

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Optimists Die First by Susin Nielsen

Annike: Hey guys! So, I’m back with a book review on a book that I read back in June! I know it’s been a while but I promised a review in our June Wrap – Up. I do want to say straight off; this book wasn’t my favourite book ever because I didn’t really think there was anything particular special or exciting about it but I figure I’ll tell you a little about the things I liked and didn’t like about it and let you decide for yourself whether to pick it up or not. (more…)

The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli

Annike: Hey guys, so we are officially on holidays so will hopefully be getting on top of our reading and our blogging! Sorry we have been so absent lately but hopefully this will be a turning point. Today I’m going to be reviewing The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli. Let’s go! (more…)

The Things I Didn’t Say by Kylie Fornasier

Annike: Hey guys, as promised in this months TBR I read and am now ready to review The Things I Didn’t Say by Kylie Fornasier. I actually hadn’t seen this book until I found it in my library and I thought it looked like a really interesting topic so I decided to give it a go. (more…)

None of the Above by I.W. Gregorio

Annike: Hey guys! Sorry it’s been a little while since we put up a review however I have been reading a lot of books lately but just haven’t gotten around to reviewing them all. On that note, today I want to give you my review on None of the Above by I.W. Gregorio which is a book I hadn’t really had on my TBR or seen very much before I picked it up but it ended up being just a really educational and enjoyable read. (more…)

Christmas Haul

Annike: Hey guys, so Christmas was like 3 days ago now and Zoe and I wanted to share some of the books that we received on Sunday and tell you a bit about why we wanted them and why we are excited to get them! Zoe took some photos of them all and we’ll just do a bit of a conversation post. Please tell us if you have read any of these books or plan to cause we’d love to hear from you! (more…)