That’s a really long title. This is a really long post. It was going to be a book review but it turned into more of a book report. You’ve been warned.
I recently finished The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzi Lee. It’s a YA historical adventure fiction story, but written with modern-style prose which makes it more digestible for today’s average teenager.
Continue reading ➞ The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue
The Marrow Thieves by Cherie Dimaline has been marketed as dystopian—which it is, taking place in a future Canada ravaged by global warming where people have lost the ability to dream—but I found it to be just as much, if not more, of a coming-of-age story.
Continue reading ➞ The Marrow Thieves
It’s officially winter (apparently it wasn’t before) and I have for you all a long-awaited, kind of late, (but worth it!) winter makeup haul.
This has a mix of free samples, drugstore products, and Sephora products.
Continue reading ➞ Winter 2017 Makeup Haul
My book reviews are usually a bit longer than this, and I’ve never done more than one at once before. This means I don’t go as into depth for any of the books, but I give you my most important thoughts for each. If you have any questions about the books here or want to start a discussion, I can go more into depth in the comments.
Continue reading ➞ Mini YA Book Reviews
I picked this book up because of its cover. I bought it because of the blurb. I finished it in the span of twenty-four hours because it was fucking amazing. (Side note: If the word “fucking” in that last sentence offended you, skip the book.)
Continue reading ➞ The Female of the Species
In my last year of university, my dissertation tutor wanted me to read this book. While it sounded interesting enough, the only way I could get a copy was by buying it online and I was trying not to buy any books because my suitcase was heavy enough as it was. I think I lost marks for not reading this book.
Well, I’ve read it now.
Continue reading ➞ All My Friends Are Superheroes
I’ve been following Victoria Aveyard on Twitter for a while now. While I’ve found her book blurb intriguing enough, I was never in any rush to read it. It sounded unoriginal to me. A world where some people have silver blood and superpowers, and the rest are just plain, red-blooded humans who are seen and treated as inferior. But then there’s a girl who’s red-blooded and has superpowers and everyone goes crazy from the confusion.
Continue reading ➞ Red Queen