Discussion – What Should Define A Young Adult Book?

Hello everyone, I hope you are having a lovely week so far and enjoying your current reads. Today I have my first discussion post in a while, and it touches on a subject that book bloggers have debated for some time - what constitutes a young adult novel. The reason for this post is that … Continue reading Discussion – What Should Define A Young Adult Book?

Book Review – Bone China by Laura Purcell

Pages: 430 Published: 19th September 2019 Genre: Historical Fiction Trigger warnings: Miscarriage, suicide, drug and alcohol dependency Consumption has ravaged Louise Pinecroft's family, leaving her and her father alone and heartbroken. But Dr Pinecroft has plans for a revolutionary experiment: convinced that sea air will prove to be the cure his wife and children needed, … Continue reading Book Review – Bone China by Laura Purcell

Book Review – The Night She Disappeared by Lisa Jewell

Pages: 465 Published: 22nd July 2021 Genre: Mystery Trigger warnings: Missing person storyline, strong sexual references, coercive control 2017: 19 year old Tallulah is going out on a date, leaving her baby with her mother, Kim. Kim watches her daughter leave and, as late evening turns into night, which turns into early morning, she waits for her return. … Continue reading Book Review – The Night She Disappeared by Lisa Jewell

Book Review – Pandora by Susan Stokes-Chapman

Pages: 401 Published: 27th January 2022 Genre: Historical Fiction/Magical Realism Trigger warnings: Domestic violence, sexual references, references to psychological abuse This was a buddy read with my friend Pauliina, and once again while it did not turn out to be the five-star read we are searching for, we still had a wonderful time reading it. She has such great … Continue reading Book Review – Pandora by Susan Stokes-Chapman

Book Review – I Know You Did It by Sue Wallman

Pages: 249 Published: 6th May 2021 Genre: Young Adult Thriller Trigger warnings: Bullying, cyber bullying, child death, sexual harassment A secret from her past threatens to detonate her present... On her first day at a new school, Ruby finds a note in her locker saying I Know You Did It. She's terrified that someone has found out she was … Continue reading Book Review – I Know You Did It by Sue Wallman

Book Review – The Paris Library by Janet Skeslien Charles

Pages: 416 Published: 9th February 2021 Genre: Historical Fiction Trigger warnings: Anti-Semitism, bullying, sexual content Paris, 1939. Odile Souchet is obsessed with books and the Dewey Decimal System, which makes order out of chaos. She soon has it all – a handsome police officer beau, an English best friend, a beloved twin, and a job at the American Library … Continue reading Book Review – The Paris Library by Janet Skeslien Charles