Book Review: ‘The Secret Of You and Me’ by Melissa Lenhardt

“Nora hasn’t looked back. Not since she left home, and her broken heart, far behind her. But now tragedy calls her back, where she must finally come face to face with ex-boyfriend Charlie, and best friend Sophie. Only now will she be able to confront her past―and reconcile her future. Sophie seems to have everything. … Continue reading Book Review: ‘The Secret Of You and Me’ by Melissa Lenhardt

Book Review: ‘Cinderella Is Dead’ by Kalynn Bayron

“It's 200 years since Cinderella found her prince, but the fairytale is over. Sophia knows the story though, off by heart. Because every girl has to recite it daily, from when she's tiny until the night she's sent to the royal ball for choosing. And every girl knows that she has only one chance. For the … Continue reading Book Review: ‘Cinderella Is Dead’ by Kalynn Bayron

Book Review: ‘Adventure Stories for Daring Girls’ by Samantha Newman

“A beautifully illustrated and inspiring collection of 15 classic children's stories. These narratives from around the world showcase strong, charismatic, independent heroines who know their own minds, and make their own decisions. Meet Dorothy Gale, who freed faraway Oz from a terrible tyrant; Hua Mulan, who became a mighty warrior, legendary throughout ancient China; clever and … Continue reading Book Review: ‘Adventure Stories for Daring Girls’ by Samantha Newman

What I Read in July

Time for my July Reading Wrap-Up! I’ve read 17 books in July and beta-read another one (and I can’t wait for this book to be published too!). While again, I read more fiction than non-fiction, my choices were quite diverse in themes and authors so I’m having a hard time deciding which ones were my … Continue reading What I Read in July

ARC Review: ‘Glorious Day’ by Skye Kilaen

“The bodyguard is a traitor. The princess is her one true love. And the revolution is almost here. Elsenna Hazen left spaceport security and ended up a royal bodyguard. She should have known better than to fall in love with a princess. It’s been two years since one ill-advised kiss in the garden pulled them … Continue reading ARC Review: ‘Glorious Day’ by Skye Kilaen

Book Review: ‘The Fowl Twins’ by Eoin Colfer

“Myles and Beckett Fowl are twins but the two boys are wildly different. Beckett is blonde, messy and sulks whenever he has to wear clothes. Myles is impeccably neat, has an IQ of 170, and 3D prints a fresh suit every day – just like his older brother, Artemis Fowl. A week after their eleventh birthday the twins are … Continue reading Book Review: ‘The Fowl Twins’ by Eoin Colfer

ARC Review: ‘Before the Coffee Gets Cold: Tales from the Café’ by Toshikazu Kawaguchi

“In a small back alley in Tokyo, there is a café which has been serving carefully brewed coffee for more than 100 years. But this coffee shop offers its customers a unique experience: the chance to travel back in time....   From the author of Before the Coffee Gets Cold comes a story of four new customers … Continue reading ARC Review: ‘Before the Coffee Gets Cold: Tales from the Café’ by Toshikazu Kawaguchi

ARC Review: ‘Olive’ by Emma Gannon

“Olive is many things. Independent. Driven. Loyal. And a little bit adrift. She's okay with still figuring it all out, navigating her world without a compass. But life comes with expectations and big choices to be made. So when her best friends' lives branch away towards marriage and motherhood, leaving the path they've always followed together, she … Continue reading ARC Review: ‘Olive’ by Emma Gannon

Book Review: ‘What Are Friends For?’ by Sarah Sutton

“A close, easygoing friendship can all change with just one kiss. Seventeen-year-old Remi Beaufort learns this the hard way when she plays a blindfolded kissing game at a party. She thinks she’s kissing Jeremy, the totally hot basketball player she’s been crushing on. And the kiss…it’s amazing. It makes her forget about her overbearing mother, the … Continue reading Book Review: ‘What Are Friends For?’ by Sarah Sutton

Book Review: ‘We Hunt the Flame’ by Hafsah Faizal

“Nobody knows that Zafira is the Hunter. Forced to disguise herself as a man, she braves the cursed forest to feed her people. If she is exposed as a girl, all of her achievements will be rejected. Nasir is the infamous Prince of Death, assassinating those foolish enough to defy his autocratic father, the sultan. … Continue reading Book Review: ‘We Hunt the Flame’ by Hafsah Faizal