A world without love in Lauren Oliver’s “Delirium”

Love hurts. There’s not a single person on this planet who will tell you they’ve never been hurt because of love. It drives us crazy, makes us erratic. We become irrational, unable to concentrate, a little jealous, and we start caring less about our own wellbeing and care more about the wellbeing of others. It’s … More A world without love in Lauren Oliver’s “Delirium”

“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

Stories keep the heart alive in Cassandra Clare’s “Lord of Shadows”

Cassandra Clare‘s Lord of Shadows is the sequel we’ve all been waiting for. It has just the same amount of beautifully constructed, high intensity, deep, yet comedic content we love to see from a typical Shadowhunter novel. Lord of Shadows is the second book in her trilogy, The Dark Artifices and is set five years … More Stories keep the heart alive in Cassandra Clare’s “Lord of Shadows”

The mysteries of the world and of people in “Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe”

It was the title of Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe that drew me to the book. I’m a massive fan of Dante, the major Italian poet of the Late Middle Ages, and of Aristotle, the ancient Greek philosopher and scientist. So everything about the title appealed to me — the names Dante, … More The mysteries of the world and of people in “Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe”

Exclusive interview with Young Adult author Brigid Kemmerer

Brigid Kemmerer gives us raw, bold and inspiring novels that empower us, teach us to be brave and remind us that it doesn’t make us weak to need others or lean on them for support. Her books provide sweet romances and friendships whilst showing the difficulties in being judged by others for our mistakes. She … More Exclusive interview with Young Adult author Brigid Kemmerer

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”

40 Quotes from “Divergent” that didn’t make the film

Veronica Roth‘s inspiring, gripping yet heartbreaking Divergent series, is one of the most popular Dystopian Future series. And the franchise became even more popular when the film adaptions were released. However, book fans were devastated that some of their favourite scenes, lines and conversations didn’t make the ever popular film adaption. Here are 40 of … More 40 Quotes from “Divergent” that didn’t make the film

Kait Nolan’s “To Get Me To You” teaches us how to be brave

Kait Nolan gives us raw, bold and inspiring novels that empower us, teach us to be brave and remind us that it doesn’t make us weak to ask for help. Her books provide sweet romances and friendships whilst showing the difficulties in finding yourself and how to overcome these difficulties in order to be yourself. … More Kait Nolan’s “To Get Me To You” teaches us how to be brave