review · urban fantasy · YA

Review: City of Ashes (The Mortal Instruments #2) by Cassandra Clare

Series: The Mortal Instruments #2 Released: 25th March 2008 Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books Genre(s): YA, urban fantasy Length: 411 My rating: 5/5 Links: Goodreads// bookdepository// booktopia Goodreads synopsis: Clary Fray just wishes that her life would go back to normal. But what’s normal when you’re a demon-slaying Shadowhunter, your mother is in a magically induced…… Continue reading Review: City of Ashes (The Mortal Instruments #2) by Cassandra Clare

historical fiction · review · YA

Review: The Boy at the Top of the Mountain by John Boyne

Series: Standalone Released: 24th September, 2016 Publisher: Penguin Random House UK Genre(s): YA, historical fiction Length: 215 My rating: 5/5 stars Links: Goodreads// bookdepository// booktopia   Goodreads synopsis: When Pierrot becomes an orphan, he must leave his home in Paris for a new life with his Aunt Beatrix, a servant in a wealthy household at the…… Continue reading Review: The Boy at the Top of the Mountain by John Boyne

contemporary · review · YA

Review: Holding Up The Universe by Jennifer Niven

Series: Standalone Released: October 4th, 2016 Publisher: Penguin Random House UK Genre(s): YA, contemporary, romance Length: 291 pages My rating: 3.5/5 stars Links: Goodreads// bookdepository// booktopia   Goodreads synopsis: Everyone thinks they know Libby Strout, the girl once dubbed “America’s Fattest Teen.” But no one’s taken the time to look past her weight to get…… Continue reading Review: Holding Up The Universe by Jennifer Niven

historical fiction · review · YA

Review: The Book Thief By Markus Zusak

Series: Standalone Released: 2005 Publisher: Pan Macmillan Australia Genre(s): YA, historical fiction, Length: 584 pages My rating: 4/5 stars Links: Goodreads// bookdepository// booktopia Goodreads synopsis: It’s just a small story really, about among other things: a girl, some words, an accordionist, some fanatical Germans, a Jewish fist-fighter, and quite a lot of thievery. . .…… Continue reading Review: The Book Thief By Markus Zusak

crime · mystery · review · thriller · YA

Review: Beautiful Malice By Rebecca James

Series: Standalone Released: January 1st, 2010 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Genre: YA, thriller, mystery, crime Length: 283 pages My rating: 4.5/5 stars Links: Goodreads// bookdepository// booktopia   Goodreads synopsis: Who is Katherine Patterson? It is a question she hopes no one can answer. To erase her past, Katherine has moved to a new city, enrolled in…… Continue reading Review: Beautiful Malice By Rebecca James