There is nothing more valuable than time in Cecelia Ahern’s “The Gift”

I have always loved and enjoyed Cecelia Ahern’s stories; I’ve made no secret of that. I never know what quite to expect from them because she surprises me in the best possible way. They are incredibly unique, creative and charming novels that are full with an insightfulness that leaves you touched. One of these books … More There is nothing more valuable than time in Cecelia Ahern’s “The Gift”

“Under the Lights” by Dahlia Adler is one of the most powerful books in the LGBT genre

Dahlia Adler gives us raw, bold and inspiring novels that tackle some of the harder issues that don’t always come to surface with young adult (and even new adult) stories. Her books provide sweet romances and friendships whilst showing the difficulties in being who you are and how to overcome these difficulties. She teaches us … More “Under the Lights” by Dahlia Adler is one of the most powerful books in the LGBT genre

“An Abundance of Katherines” isn’t as good as John Green’s other novels

John Green has had many outstanding books that have made the top of the young adult fiction list. The Fault in Our Stars, Paper Towns and Looking for Alaska have all been massive successes, so of course when I heard there was another book, An Abundance of Katherines, I couldn’t wait to start reading it. … More “An Abundance of Katherines” isn’t as good as John Green’s other novels

“Say You’ll Remember Me” is Katie McGarry’s best book yet

I’m going to start by saying that I am a massive fan of Katie McGarry — I have read all of her novels from her Pushing the Limits series to her Thunder Road series to her few stand alone novels. And her latest novel, Say You’ll Remember Me, might just be her best one yet. … More “Say You’ll Remember Me” is Katie McGarry’s best book yet

Jodi Picoult’s “The Storyteller”: A heartbreaking yet ultimately hopeful story that shows the strength of the human spirit

I’m going to start by saying that I am a massive fan of Jodi Picoult. Her novels are inspiring, gripping, enthralling and full of love, plot twists and the unpredictable nature of human life. Her characters are strong, yet sometimes beautifully flawed — which is why we love them so much and find them so … More Jodi Picoult’s “The Storyteller”: A heartbreaking yet ultimately hopeful story that shows the strength of the human spirit

Jojo Moyes’ “Still Me” offers the best conclusion to the Me Before You trilogy

With Me Before You, Jojo Moyes crafted a millennial love story – a heart-breaking tale of two people from very different walks of life who find, first, vague irritation, and later, love, as they discover purpose in each other and their own visions of how to build a meaningful life. The hero, Will Traynor, is … More Jojo Moyes’ “Still Me” offers the best conclusion to the Me Before You trilogy

30 Of the best quotes from Simone Elkeles Perfect Chemistry trilogy

Young Adult fiction writer Simone Elkeles has been giving us exhilarating and captivating novels that are full of breath-taking and awe-inspiring moments that make us fall in love with the characters and leave us filled to brim with hope. But more than anything, Elkeles teaches us about love and what can happen when we meet the right … More 30 Of the best quotes from Simone Elkeles Perfect Chemistry trilogy

30 Of the best lines from Katie McGarry’s novels

Young Adult fiction writer, Katie McGarry, has been giving us novels that are full with love, hope and dreams; the characters fighting for each other and for the future they only dreamed of having. She teaches us that anything is possible, and shows us the beauty and magic in the world with the reminder that no matter what’s … More 30 Of the best lines from Katie McGarry’s novels

Learning not to judge in Brigid Kemmerer’s “Letters to the Lost”

Letters to the Lost by Brigid Kemmerer is a wonderful, thought-provoking and hopeful story. But it was also dark, philosophical and upsetting. It is nothing like what the blurb might initially lead you to believe — Juliet is writing letters to her dead mother, but the story isn’t about that. This is the story of how … More Learning not to judge in Brigid Kemmerer’s “Letters to the Lost”