Our hearts find a way to recover in “Pandemonium” by Lauren Oliver

Pandemonium is the second novel in Lauren Oliver’s New York Times bestselling trilogy about forbidden love and the power to choose. Following from Delirium, it is a book full of adventure, passion and danger that leaves you unable to put it down. Pandemonium is a riveting novel that crackles with the fire of fierce defiance, … More Our hearts find a way to recover in “Pandemonium” by Lauren Oliver

“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

Magic, mystery and adventure in Stephanie Garber’s “Caraval”

Stephanie Garber‘s Caraval is a tale of magic, love, imagination and human spirit. This stunningly powerful and mesmerising debut novel is for anyone who loved The Night Circus and Daughter of Smoke and Bone. It is a strong story about taking risks and doing what makes you happy, not what other people tell you to. If you love a … More Magic, mystery and adventure in Stephanie Garber’s “Caraval”

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”

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

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”