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    Blog Tour: Poisoned by Jennifer Donnelly (Review)

    Hey friends. Today is my stop on the blog tour for Poisoned by Jennifer Donnelly and I am sharing my review with you. Enjoy!

    PoisonedPoisoned by Jennifer Donnelly
    Genre: Young Adult | Retelling | Fantasy
    Published by: Hot Key Books
    Pages: 432
    Release date: 20/10/2020
    Rating: ★★★★☆
    Where to find: Goodreads | Waterstones
    Summary: Beautiful Sophie, with lips as red as blood, skin as pale as snow, and hair as dark as night, is about to come of age and inherit her father’s throne. But Sophie’s stepmother wants rid of her – beautiful she may be, but too weak and foolish to reign. And Sophie believes her, as she believes all the things that have been said about her – all the poisonous words people use to keep girls like her from becoming too powerful, too strong.

    When the huntsman carries out his orders of killing Sophie, she finds a fire burning inside her that will not be extinguished, and sets off to reclaim what was taken from her.

    Jennifer Donnelly turns her feminist eye to this most delicious of fairy tales and shows Snow White as she’s never been seen before.

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    Blog Tour Review: Rebel With A Cupcake by Anna Mainwaring

    Hey guys. Today is my stop on the blog tour for Rebel With A Cupcake by Anna Mainwaring, and I am bringing you my review of this book. Enjoy.


    52914309Rebel With A Cupcake by Anna Mainwaring
    Genre: Contemporary
    Published by: Firefly Press
    Pages: 233
    Release date: 02/04/2020
    Rating: ★★★☆☆
    Goodreads Link: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/52914309-rebel-with-a-cupcake 
    Amazon Link: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Rebel-Cupcake-Anna-Mainwaring-ebook/dp/B07WDFM66Q
    Summary: Jesobel Jones is bold and beautiful. The daughter of a hand model and a washed-up rock star, she sees no need to apologise for her rambling house, her imperfect family, her single status … or her weight. Jess makes her own cupcakes and she eats them, too. That is, until Own Clothes Day when a wardrobe malfunction leaves Jess exposed, and a mean girl calling her the one thing that’s never bothered her before: fat.


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    ARC Review – Fierce Fragile Hearts by Sara Barnard

    Fierce Fragile HeartsFierce Fragile Hearts by Sara Barnard
    Series: Beautiful Broken Things book 2
    Genre: Contemporary
    Published by: Pan Macmillan
    Pages: 354
    Format: Paperback
    Release date: 07/02/19
    Rating: ★★★☆☆
    Summary: ‘This time around, I’m going to be so much better. I’m going to prove to them that it was worth waiting on me.’

    Two years after a downward spiral took her as low as you can possibly go, Suzanne is starting again. Again. She’s back in Brighton, the only place she felt she belonged, back with her best friends Caddy and Rosie. But they’re about to leave for university. When your friends have been your light in the darkness, what happens when you’re the one left behind?

    Fierce Fragile Hearts is the stunning sequel to international bestseller Beautiful Broken Things.


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    Review: Skylarks by Karen Gregory

    38078350Skylarks by Karen Gregory
    Genre: Contemporary
    Published by: Bloomsbury
    Pages: 320
    Format: Paperback
    Release date: 03/05/18
    Rating: ★★★★☆
    Where to Find: Goodreads | Book Depository
    Summary: We watch the bird as it flies high above us, singing like it’s the only thing in the world that matters. And I feel it – that life can be beautiful. That there are possibilities.

    Keep your head down and don’t borrow trouble is the motto Joni lives by, and so far it’s seen her family through some tough times. It’s not as if she has the power to change anything important anyway. Like Dad’s bad back, or the threat of losing their house.

    So when Annabel breezes into her life, Joni’s pretty sure they’re destined to clash. Pretty, poised, privileged – the daughter of the richest family in town must have it easy.

    But sometimes you find a matching spirit where you least expect it. Sometimes love can defy difference. And sometimes life asks you to be bigger and braver …

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    Review: When We Collided by Emery Lord

    27235365When We Collided by Emery Lord
    Genre: Contemporary
    Published by: Bloomsbury
    Pages: 337
    Format: Paperback
    Release date: 05/04/16
    Rating: ★★★★☆
    Where to Find: Goodreads | Book Depository
    Summary: Seventeen year-old Jonah Daniels has lived in Verona Cove, California, his whole life, and only one thing has ever changed: his father used to be alive, and now he is not. With a mother lost in a deep bout of depression, Jonah and his five siblings struggle to keep up their home and the restaurant their dad left behind. But at the start of summer, a second change rolls in: Vivi Alexander, the new girl in town.

    Vivi is in love with life. Charming and unfiltered, she refuses to be held down by the medicine she’s told should make her feel better. After meeting Jonah, she slides into the Daniels’ household seamlessly, winning over each sibling with her imagination and gameness. But it’s not long before Vivi’s zest for life begins to falter. Soon her adventurousness becomes all-out danger-seeking.

    Through each high and low, Vivi and Jonah’s love is put to the test . . . but what happens when love simply isn’t enough?

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    Review: Artemis by Andy Weir

    ArtemisArtemis by Andy Weir
    Genre: Sci-Fi
    Published by: Del Rey
    Pages: 309
    Format: Hardback
    Release date: 14/11/17
    Rating: ★★★★★
    Where to Find: Goodreads | Book Depository
    Summary: Jazz Bashara is a criminal.

    Well, sort of. Life on Artemis, the first and only city on the moon, is tough if you’re not a rich tourist or an eccentric billionaire. So smuggling in the occasional harmless bit of contraband barely counts, right? Not when you’ve got debts to pay and your job as a porter barely covers the rent.

    Everything changes when Jazz sees the chance to commit the perfect crime, with a reward too lucrative to turn down. But pulling off the impossible is just the start of Jazz’s problems, as she learns that she’s stepped square into a conspiracy for control of Artemis itself – and that now, her only chance at survival lies in a gambit even more unlikely than the first.

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    Review: Zenith by Sasha Alsberg and Lindsay Cummings

    Zenith (The Androma Saga, #1)Zenith by Sasha Alsberg and Lindsay Cummings
    Series: The Androma Saga, book 1
    Genre: Sci-Fi
    Published by: HQ Young Adult
    Pages: 511
    Format: Paperback ARC
    Release date: 11/1/18
    Rating: ★★★★☆
    Where to Find: Goodreads | Book Depository
    Summary: Most know Androma Racella as the Bloody Baroness, a powerful mercenary whose reign of terror stretches across the Mirabel Galaxy. To those aboard her glass starship, Marauder, however, she’s just Andi, their friend and fearless leader.

    But when a routine mission goes awry, the Marauder‘s all-girl crew is tested as they find themselves in a treacherous situation and at the mercy of a sadistic bounty hunter from Andi’s past.

    Meanwhile, across the galaxy, a ruthless ruler waits in the shadows of the planet Xen Ptera, biding her time to exact revenge for the destruction of her people. The pieces of her deadly plan are about to fall into place, unleashing a plot that will tear Mirabel in two.

    Andi and her crew embark on a dangerous, soul-testing journey that could restore order to their shipor just as easily start a war that will devour worlds. As the Marauder hurtles toward the unknown, and Mirabel hangs in the balance, the only certainty is that in a galaxy run on lies and illusion, no one can be trusted

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    Review: The Unpredictability of Being Human by Linni Ingemundsen

    The Unpredictability of Being HumanThe Unpredictability of Being Human by Linni Ingemundsen
    Genre: Contemporary
    Published by: Usborne
    Pages: 288
    Format: Paperback ARC
    Release date: 28/12/17
    Rating: ★★★★☆
    Where to Find: Goodreads | Book Depository
    Summary: Meet Malin, a fifteen-year-old who sees the world differently. Malin knows she couldn’t change much about her life, even if she got to play God. Her dad would still yell all the time – especially as Malin is still friends with Hanna, the girl she met shoplifting. Her mum would still say a glass of wine is good for her heart – and Mum needs it, with Malin’s brother, Sigve, getting into trouble all the time. And Malin would still be Malin. Because she can’t be anybody else.

    In a voice bursting with immediacy and truth, Malin shares the absurdities of growing up and fitting in as her family struggles with the buried pain of mistakes made and secrets kept.

    Profound, compassionate and as funny as it is dark, Malin’s story is an offbeat examination and celebration of the brutal, bizarre and beautiful unpredictability of being human.

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    Review: The Last Beginning by Lauren James

    24550848The Last Beginning by Lauren James
    Series: The Next Together #2
    Genre: Sci-Fi
    Published by: Walker Books
    Pages: 352
    Format: Paperback
    Release Date: 06/10/2016
    Rating: ★★★★☆
    Where to Find: Goodreads | Book Depository
    Summary: Sixteen years ago, after a scandal that rocked the world, teenagers Katherine and Matthew vanished without a trace. Now Clove Sutcliffe is determined to find her long lost relatives. But where do you start looking for a couple who seem to have been reincarnated at every key moment in history? Who were Kate and Matt? Why were they born again and again? And who is the mysterious Ella, who keeps appearing at every turn in Clove’s investigation?

    For Clove, there is a mystery to solve in the past and a love to find in the future.

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    Review: The Next Together by Lauren James

    23266378The Next Together by Lauren James
    Genre: Sci-Fi
    Published by: Walker Books
    Pages: 356
    Format: Paperback
    Release Date: 03/09/2015
    Rating: ★★★★☆
    Where to Find: Goodreads | Book Depository
    Summary: How many times can you lose the person you love?

    Katherine and Matthew are destined to be born again and again, century after century. Each time, their presence changes history for the better, and each time, they fall hopelessly in love, only to be tragically separated.

    Spanning the Crimean War, the Siege of Carlisle and the near-future of 2019 and 2039 they find themselves sacrificing their lives to save the world. But why do they keep coming back? What else must they achieve before they can be left to live and love in peace?

    Maybe the next together will be different…