"I don't entirely understand how anyone gets a boyfriend. Or a girlfriend. It just seems like the most impossible odds. A perfect alignment of feelings and circumstances." Molly Peskin-Suso knows all about unrequited love. No matter how many times her twin sister, Cassie, tells her to woman up, Molly is always careful. Better to be… Continue reading The Upside Of The Unrequited – Becky Albertalli
GOOD MORNING FELLOW BOOK LOVERS! Welcome back to another post about another amazing book. As many of you may know, The Hate U Give, also know as THUG, by New York Times Bestselling author Angie Thomas, was selected for our March BOTM for The YA Room, which I help host with Sarah. For anyone who hasn't heard… Continue reading Why You Need To Read THE HATE U GIVE
Hi everyone! Wow, it’s hard to believe yet another month has passed! April was a busy month for us, as always, and we’re so excited for what this month will hold!
As you may recall, at the beginning of April we had our Autumn Picnic! Even though it was rainy, we still had a lovely time indoors, feasting on all the snacks everyone brought and chatting about what we’ve been reading recently! I don’t know about you, but picnics are one of our favourite things to host. We’re already planning our next informal get together!
As usual, we hosted our Twitter chat and our Book Meet at Dymocks, where we talked all about our Book of the Month – Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor! Everyone really loved this book, and we’re so pleased we had the opportunity to read it with y’all. Here are some reviews from the people…
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THE DREAM CHOOSES THE DREAMER, NOT THE OTHER WAY AROUND and Lazlo Strange, a war orphan and junior librarian, has always feared that his dream chose poorly. Since he was five years old he's obsessed with the mythic lost city of Weep, but it would take someone bolder than he to cross held the world… Continue reading Strange The Dreamer | Laini Taylor
WELCOME TO CARAVAL, WHERE NOTHING IS QUITE WHAT IT SEEMS AND EVERYTHING IS SHIT Scarlett has never left the tiny isle of Trisda, pining from afar for the wonder of Caraval, a once-a-year week-long performance where the audience participates in the show. Caraval is Magic. Mystery. Adventure. And for Scarlett and her beloved sister Tella… Continue reading Caraval by Stephanie Garber
Layla Montgomery's life fell apart at thirteen. After her mum died win a shock accident, Layla's grieving father packed their bags and forced her to leave behind everything she'd ever known. Milo Dark has been stuck on pause since the Year 12 exams. His long-term girlfriend moved 300 kilometres away for uni, his mates bailed… Continue reading Remind Me How This Ends by Gabrielle Tozer
Fallon meets Ben, an aspiring novelist, the day of her scheduled cross-country move. Their untimely attraction leads them to spend Fallon's last day in LA together, and her eventful life becomes the creative inspiration Ben has always sought for his novel. Over time and amidst the various relationships and tribulations of their own separate lives,… Continue reading November 9 by Colleen Hoover