All These Beautiful Strangers Review

Monday, 30 April 2018

Rating: 4/5
Source: Proof curtesy of Penguin

In the last day of summer, Grace Fairchild, the beautiful young wife of real estate mogul Allister Calloway, vanished from the family’s lake house without a trace, leaving behind her seven-year old daughter, Charlie, and a slew of unanswered questions.

Years later, seventeen-year-old Charlie still struggles with the dark legacy of her family name and the mystery surrounding her mother. Determined to finally let go of the past, she throws herself into life at Knollwood, the prestigious New Englandschool she attends. Charlie quickly becomes friends with Knollwood’s “it” crowd.

Charlie has also been tapped by the A’s—the school’s elite secret society well known for terrorizing the faculty, administration, and their enemies. To become a member of the A’s, Charlie must play The Game, a semester-long, diabolical high-stakes scavenger hunt that will jeopardize her friendships, her reputation, even her place at Knollwood.

As the dark events of past and present converge, Charlie begins to fear that she may not survive the terrible truth about her family, her school, and her own life.

Reading Habits Book Tag

Friday, 27 April 2018

Hello lovely people of the bookish world! today I'm back with another tag that no one tagged me in... I saw this tag on A Little But A Lot by the wonderful Steph, so make sure you go and check her answers to this out too!

I hope you enjoy, lets go!

Book Box Club - Fallen Angels April Unboxing

Wednesday, 25 April 2018

After the success of my February box I decided to order my second Book Box Club because the theme Fallen Angels was just way too tempting. We were promised Buffy, Shadowhunters and that was enough to convince me. 

Onto the unboxing!

A Thousand Perfect Notes Review

Monday, 23 April 2018

Rating: 5/5
Source: Netgalley

Beck hates his life. He hates his violent mother. He hates his home. Most of all, he hates the piano that his mother forces him to play hour after hour, day after day. He will never play as she did before illness ended her career and left her bitter and broken. But Beck is too scared to stand up to his mother, and tell her his true passion, which is composing his own music - because the least suggestion of rebellion on his part ends in violence.

When Beck meets August, a girl full of life, energy and laughter, love begins to awaken within him and he glimpses a way to escape his painful existence. But dare he reach for it?


Friday, 20 April 2018

I'm writing this post on the Monday following one of the best weekends I've had in a long time. Saturday the 14th of April was YA Shot, a YA book event with author panels, signings and basically a mass Twitter meet up. This was my first time attending YA Shot so I wasn't really sure what to expect other than lots of hugs and a lot of emotions. It was an amazing day and I hope you enjoy this blog post/diary entry/photo book type thing. 

Cue my ramblings!

Wildest Dreams - April Hocus Pocus Unboxing

Wednesday, 18 April 2018

If you haven't received your Wildest Dreams box yet then turn away now because this post will be full of spoilers and I promise you don't want this box spoiled, it is FANTASTIC. If you aren't a subscriber, (why not? There'll be a discount code at the end of this post for you to make use of) if you've had your box already or just don't care about spoilers, enjoy! 

Onto the post ~

State of Sorrow Review

Monday, 9 April 2018

Rating: 5/5
Source: Waterstones

Sorrow - for that is all she brings us.

A people laid low by grief and darkness.
A cut-throat race for power and victory.
A girl with everything and nothing to lose…

By day, Sorrow governs the Court of Tears, covering for her grief-maddened father, who has turned their once celebrated land into a living monument for the brother who died before she was born.

By night, she seeks solace in the arms of the boy she's loved since childhood. But one ghost won't stop haunting her, and when enemies old and new close ranks against her, Sorrow must decide how far she's willing to go to win...

Wildest Dreams - Family Ties March Unboxing

Friday, 6 April 2018

Good morning my loves! Today I have another Wildest Dreams unboxing for you because I'm getting around to catching up on all the things I missed while on accidental hiatus. This is the March's Family Ties box and I say this every time but THIS BOX WAS SO GOOD. I can't wait to share my unboxing photos with you, so without anymore rambling - onto the post!


Wednesday, 4 April 2018

Hello friends! Today I am sharing my experience at the Northern YA Literary Festival! I'm sure you've seen a lot of photos and blog posts already but I had such a good time at the event that I couldn't not do a write up. 

The Smoke Thieves Review

Monday, 2 April 2018

Rating: 5/5
Source: Proof curtesy of Penguin

A princess, a traitor, a hunter and a thief. Four teenagers with the fate of the world in their hands. Four nations destined for conflict. 

In Brigant, Princess Catherine prepares for a loveless political marriage arranged by her brutal and ambitious father. In Calidor, downtrodden servant March seeks revenge on the prince who betrayed his people. In Pitoria, feckless Edyon steals cheap baubles for cheaper thrills as he drifts from town to town. And in the barren northern territories, thirteen-year-old Tash is running for her life as she plays bait for the gruff demon hunter Gravell.

As alliances shift and shatter, and old certainties are overturned, our four heroes find their past lives transformed and their futures inextricably linked by the unpredictable tides of magic and war. Who will rise and who will fall? And who will claim the ultimate prize? 
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