Catch-Up Quickies 13

First a quick explanation! Due to some severe health issues over the last few years, and a lingering chronic condition, my planned review schedule went right out of the window and I have been scrabbling ever since to get it back on track. In my latest attempt to try to regain some lost ground, I … Continue reading Catch-Up Quickies 13

Super Sick – Allison Alexander

*I received a free copy of this book, with thanks to the author.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: Superheroes aren't sick.  This has been Allison Alexander's observation, anyway. They don't lie in bed all day because they're in too much pain to get up. They don't face the challenges … Continue reading Super Sick – Allison Alexander

The World Between Us – Sarah Ann Juckes

*I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to the author and Penguin Random House. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: With shades of ALL THE BRIGHT PLACES and FIVE FEET APART, THE WORLD BETWEEN US is a powerful and thought-provoking story about falling in love with someone a whole … Continue reading The World Between Us – Sarah Ann Juckes

Blog Tour: Don’t Worry, Everything Is Going To Be Amazing – Billy Moran

*I received a free copy of this book with thanks to the author and Howard Davidson at Sauce Materials. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: DON'T WORRY, EVERYTHING IS GOING TO BE AMAZING...Chris Pringle: simpleton, casualty or local hero?Propped up by biscuits, benefits and a baffling faith in his plan, he lives in a … Continue reading Blog Tour: Don’t Worry, Everything Is Going To Be Amazing – Billy Moran

Q&A with Allison Alexander – Super Sick

  A subject very close to my heart today - as I live with a chronic illness myself! I got the chance to put some questions to Allison Alexander about her book, Super Sick, which deals with the representation of chronic illness and making peace with living with it. First, here's the book:   Blurb:  Superheroes … Continue reading Q&A with Allison Alexander – Super Sick

Bookshine’s Best Reads of 2019 – Part 2

  Here we go again, with my favourite books of the second half of 2019! As before, these are books that I read last year, regardless of publication date.  Also as before, my list is very fantasy heavy.  What can I say – it is a varied and fascinating genre and I love every subset! … Continue reading Bookshine’s Best Reads of 2019 – Part 2

Scars Like Wings – Erin Stewart

  *I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to the author, Simon & Schuster and NetGalley. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  Everyone has scars. Some are just easier to see ... 16-year-old Ava Lee is heading back to school one year after a house fire left her severely … Continue reading Scars Like Wings – Erin Stewart

Take It Back – Kia Abdullah

  *I received a free ARC of this novel, with thanks to the author, HQ - Harper Collins UK and NetGalley.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  The Victim: A sixteen-year-old girl with facial deformities, neglected by an alcoholic mother. Who accuses the boys of something unthinkable. The Defendants: Four handsome teenage boys … Continue reading Take It Back – Kia Abdullah