Beautiful Disaster by Jamie McGuire – Book Review

Title: Beautiful Disaster Author: Jamie McGuire Published: 26th May 2011 Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK (13th July 2012) Genre: Romance, Drama, Young Adult Pages: 434 Format: E-Book Rating: *** (3/5 Stars) About: The new Abby Abernathy is a good girl. She doesn’t drink or swear, and she has the appropriate number of cardigans in her wardrobe. Abby believes she has enough distance from…

The Girl Before by J.P. Delaney – Book Review

Title: The Girl Before Author: J.P. Delaney Published: 26th January 2017 Publisher: Quercus Genre: Thriller, Mystery Pages: 416 Format: E-Book Rating: **** (4/5 Stars) About: Enter the world of One Folgate Street and discover perfection . . . but can you pay the price? Jane stumbles on the rental opportunity of a lifetime: the chance to live in a beautiful ultra-minimalist house designed…

The Glittering Court by Richelle Mead – Book Review

Title: The Glittering Court Author: Richelle Mead Published: 5th April 2016 Publisher: Razorbill Genre: Romance, Young Adult Pages: 403 Format: E-Book Rating: **** (4/5 Stars) About: For a select group of girls, the Glittering Court offers a shot at a life they’ve only ever dreamed of, one of luxury, glamour, and leisure. To high-born Adelaide, whose wealthy family is forcing her into a loveless…

Goddess Interrupted by Aimee Carter -Book Review

Title: Goddess Interrupted (Goddess Test #2) Author: Aimee Carter Published: 27th March 2012 Publisher: Harlequin Teen Genre: Romance, Fantasy, Young Adult Pages: 305 Format: E-Book Rating: *** (3/5 Stars) About: Kate Winters has won immortality. But if she wants a life with Henry in the Underworld, she’ll have to fight for it. Becoming immortal wasn’t supposed to be the easy part. Though Kate is…

Berlin Syndrome by Melanie Joosten – Book Review

Title: Berlin Syndrome Author: Melanie Joosten Published: 27th June 2011 Publisher: Scribe Publications Genre: Crime, Thriller, Mystery Pages: 248 Format: E-Book Rating: **** (4/5 Stars) About: In 2006, the once-divided city of Berlin still holds its share of secrets. One afternoon, near the tourist trap of Checkpoint Charlie, Clare meets Andi and feels an instant attraction to him. When Andi invites her…

Frostblood by Elly Blake – Book Review

Title: Frostblood Author: Elly Blake Published: 12th January 2016 Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Genre: Romance, Young Adult, Fantasy Pages: 384 Format: E-Book Rating: **** (4/5 Stars) About: The Frost King will burn. Seventeen-year-old Ruby is a Fireblood who has concealed her powers of heat and flame from the cruel Frostblood ruling class her entire life. But when her mother is killed trying to protect…

Revived by Cat Patrick – Book Review

Title: Revived Author: Cat Patrick Published: 2nd July 2012 Publisher: Electric Monkey Genre: Romance, Teenager Pages: 336 Format: E-Book Rating: **** (4/5 Stars) About: Another fast paced thriller from Cat Patrick with enough romance and suspense to keep girls hooked right to the end. Daisy has died five times. She’s a test subject for a government super drug called Revive, which brings people…

The Jewel (The Lone City, #1) by Amy Ewing – Book Review

Title: The Jewel Author: Amy Ewing Published: 21st August 2014 Publisher: Walker Genre: Romance, Drama Pages: 373 Format: E-Book Rating: **** (4/5 Stars) About: Violet Lasting is no longer a human being. Tomorrow she becomes Lot 197, auctioned to the highest royal bidder in the Jewel of the Lone City. Tomorrow she becomes the Surrogate of the House of the Lake, her sole…

Me Before You by Jojo Moyes – Book Review

Title: Me Before You Author: Jojo Moyes Published: 5th January 2012 Publisher: Michael Joseph Genre: Romance, Drama, Pages: 512 Format: E-Book Rating: ***** (5/5 Stars) About: Lou Clark knows lots of things. She knows how many footsteps there are between the bus stop and home. She knows she likes working in The Buttered Bun tea shop and she knows she might not…

The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky – Book Review

Title: The Perks of Being a Wallflower Author: Stephen Chbosky Published: 2nd February 2009 Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK Genre: Romance, Comedy, Drama, Pages: 240 Format: E-Book Rating: ***** (5/5 Stars) About: Charlie is a freshman. And while he’s not the biggest geek in the school, he is by no means popular. Shy, introspective, intelligent beyond his years yet socially awkward, he…

Sixth Formers: Year 12 by Marie-Louise Jensen – Book Review

Title: Sixth Formers: Year 12 Author: Marie-Louise Jensen Published: 9th August 2016 Publisher: Genre: Romance, Comedy, Drama Pages: 316 Format: E-Book Rating: **** (4/5 Stars) About: Rufus, Steph, Alex, and Roisin begin sixth form with entirely different hopes and expectations. When they end up in the same friendship group, a year of highs and lows, fun and turmoil follows. An irreverent and sometimes…

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins – Book Review

Title: The Girl on the Train Author: Paula Hawkins Published: 15th January 2015 Publisher: Transworld Digital Genre: Mystery, Thriller Pages: 320 Format: E-Book Rating: ***** (5/5 Stars) About: Rachel catches the same commuter train every morning. She knows it will wait at the same signal each time, overlooking a row of back gardens. She’s even started to feel like she knows the people who…