Tag Archives: love

Caraval by Stephanie Garber (2017)

Rating: 5 Stars. Well, let me just begin with this: Caraval will more than likely be one of my top five favourite books of 2017. I’ll probably go through about 100 more books this year and I still feel comfortable … Continue reading

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The Romantics by Leah Konen (2016)

Rating: 3.5 Stars. Short Summary: Love tells the story of trying to restore a romantic teenager’s belief of love. The fact that Love is the narrator gave the book a bit of a lighter, sweeter feel, and it’s nice to … Continue reading

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Lily and Dunkin by Donna Gephart (2016)

Rating: 4.5 Stars Lily and Dunkin meet on the eve of their grade 8 year, each with their own challenges to face with the year ahead. Lily – is trying to get the courage to show the world that she … Continue reading

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Dreamology by Lucy Keating (2016)

Rating: 3.5 Stars Recommended to me by a trusted book seller, I was pretty excited about reading this book, and not to mention, I felt quite in love with the cover. It was a pretty cool concept, and I was … Continue reading

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The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon (2016)

Rating: 5 Stars. It is rare, but every now and again, you find a book that floors you, leaves you weeping and with a heavy book hangover that no book will compare to for a very long time. This was … Continue reading

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Kids of Appetite by David Arnold (2016)

Rating: 5 stars Vic’s father died two years ago, and in the midst of a breakdown, Vic runs away with his father’s urn and joins up with a band of misfits. He finds himself enamoured with Madeline (Mad), and receiving … Continue reading

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Ghosts by Raina Telgemeier (2016)

4.5 Stars Catrina moves to a new small coastal town in Northern California for the benefit of her little sister Maya, who is sick with Cystic Fibrosis. As they venture their way around their new town, they discover that there … Continue reading

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