Title: D.O.G.S. Author: M. A. Bennett Published: September 2019 Genre: Young Adult Thriller Rating: 5/5 stars “That’s why I’d begun to trust him. He’d said last, not laaast. Pass not paaass. He was a northerner.” Review number two of the week. I am part of the bookstagram tour for this book on Instagram, check out my post on my account @wishfulbooks.… Continue reading D.O.G.S. by M. A. Bennett – Book Review
Title: S.T.A.G.S. Author: M. A. Bennett (Twitter/Instagram) Published: 2017 Genre: Young Adult Thriller Rating: 4/5 Stars “I think I might be a murderer” I received this book and the sequel DOGS for the DOGS bookstagram tour from Darkroom Tours, M A Bennett and Hot Key Books. All opinions are my own and have not been influenced… Continue reading S.T.A.G.S. – book review
Title: Evermore Author: Alyson Noel Published: February 2009 Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy, Paranormal, Romance, Rating: 2/5 Ever is a 17-year-old high school student left with the ability to hear peoples’ thoughts and see the dead after a tragic car accident. More of an outcast at her school, she cannot help but start to fall for the… Continue reading Evermore, Alyson Noel – Book Review
Title: Sharp Objects Author: Gillian Flynn Published: September 2006 Genre: Mystery, Thriller, Fiction Rating: 5/5 Stars “Sometimes if you let people do things to you, you're really doing it to them.” Camille Preaker returns to her hometown as a journalist covering the murder of one young girl and the disappearance of a second. She finds… Continue reading Sharp Objects – Book Review
Title: The Island Author: M A Bennett Published: July 2018 Genre: Young Adult, Fiction, Thriller, Contemporary Rating: 3/5 stars 'People that are bullied aren't necessarily nice people, just because they're victims.' When you finish this book, you will realise how much of a ridiculous plot this is, a little (a lot) unbelievable. However, I still found… Continue reading The Island Book Review
Title: Take It Back Author: Kia Abdullah Published: 8th August 2019 Publisher: Harlequin, Harper Collins UK Rating: 5/5
Seventeen-year-old Michael has a secret: he likes to cross-dress. For years, this Black star of the wrestling team has kept this to himself. When his twin sister Shah walks in on him trying on her clothes, he finally confides to her that he wants to wear dresses in public. Understandably, Michael is terrified how his suburban… Continue reading Michael’s Black Dress – Book Review
This is a world divided by blood - red or silver. The Reds are commoners, ruled by a Silver elite in possession of god-like superpowers. And to Mare Barrow, a seventeen-year-old Red girl from the poverty-stricken Stilts, it seems like nothing will ever change. That is until she finds herself working in the Silver Palace.
It always amazes me when reading fantasy books how someone can create a whole new world, complete with new creatures, new lore and including things we will find familiar. This book doesn’t disappoint.
Curse of Thorns is a Beauty and a Beast retelling. I’m honestly not a big Beauty and the Beast fan, there are other fairy tales and Disney films that I prefer, yet the synopsis of this book interested me.