Book Review – Until Friday Night

Until Friday Night (The Field Party, #1)Until Friday Night by Abbi Glines

My rating: 2 of 5 stars

Forgive me, but I don’t really care about either of you, Maggie and West.

I get it, you’re going through tough times, but what, I ask, what does your attractiveness have to do with it?
Why is Maggie such a looker? Does her suffering become more poignant and her bravery more heart-rending because her milkshake brings all the boys to her yard?

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Book Review – The Female of the Species

The Female of the SpeciesThe Female of the Species by Mindy McGinnis

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I read this book for the Machalo Challenge – a book that is outside your comfort zone. And it is waayyyy out of my comfort zone. In fact, it shouldn’t be in anyone’s comfort zone. That would just be creepy.
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Book Review – The Dark Days Club

The Dark Days Club (Lady Helen, #1)The Dark Days Club by Alison Goodman

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I’m guessing at this point, most people have heard about the Pride and Prejudice and Zombies movie coming out soon. If you hadn’t, well you know now.
Yes, it’s a thing and I will be watching it despite my apprehensions.

So imagine that movie with life-energy sucking demons instead of zombies and you have this book.  Continue reading

Book Review -Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda

Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens AgendaSimon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Dammit, this book was so good. What have you done to my brain, Becky?

To clarify, I almost never read contemporary YA fiction. Or contemporary anything, actually. So Simon is a bit of a radical departure for me, but I’m glad to say this was a happy road-trip. Say the book is like a full course meal, then this would be Simon:
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Book Review – Six of Crows

Six of Crows (Six of Crows, #1)Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

All the anticipation in the world couldn’t save this read for me. I am so confused about how I feel about this, mainly because I read it on a long haul flight while battling a pounding headache.

See, I wanted to like it, I really did. There were some moments where I came tantalisingly close to feeling excited, like when you have a word on the tip of your tongue, but lose it anyway.

So my split personality is back to subject this to close scrutiny.
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