Book Review: Poisoned by Jennifer Donnelly

I liked the short, snappy chapters and fact that the overall message is a positive one, but the story itself wasn’t to my tastes. “Posioned” was a 2 star read for me, but I’d still recommend it for fantasy fans, or someone who enjoys fairy tale retellings.… Read More Book Review: Poisoned by Jennifer Donnelly

Book Review: The Colours That Blind by Rutendo Tavengerwei

“The Colours That Blind” tells an important story through the eyes of a young albino boy and his grandmother. I enjoyed the plot, but for me, the dual timelines and terminology meant that I couldn’t enjoy this as much as I had wanted to. This was a 2 star read for me.… Read More Book Review: The Colours That Blind by Rutendo Tavengerwei

Book Review: Setting the World on Fire by Maggie K.C. Au

“Setting the World on Fire” is a unique coming of age story. Having had everything she ever wanted in life, Rebecca DeMeyer is oblivious to reality. Rebecca finds her feet in the real world and learns the ugly truth about it too. This book was good and I’m sure that with some fine tuning, author Maggie K.C Au will be able to publish this as a great YA read.… Read More Book Review: Setting the World on Fire by Maggie K.C. Au

Book Review: Falling into Place by Amy Zhang

“Falling into Place” is a sad story which tackles some difficult subjects, from bullying to drug use to suicide. It’s certainly not a happy read and is quite emotional at times. Unfortunately this book wasn’t for me, I couldn’t connect with the main character and this seriously affected how I felt about the whole thing – 1 star.… Read More Book Review: Falling into Place by Amy Zhang