Genre: Coming of Age

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5 Things About Holding Up the Universe by Jennifer Niven

5 Things About Holding Up the Universe by Jennifer Niven

March 18, 2017 Review 24 ★★★★

It didn’t break my emotions After ALL THE BRIGHT PLACES I was kind of terrified to read this. That book broke me and had me sobbing at some ungodly late hour (FINCH FEELS). HOLDING UP THE UNIVERSE doesn’t pack anywhere near as painful a punch. It is a much more positive, uplifting novel with less pain and angst. Another important […]

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5 Things About Walk on Earth a Stranger by Rae Carson

5 Things About Walk on Earth a Stranger by Rae Carson

April 28, 2016 Review 24 ★★★★

Girl disguised as boy trope HELLO ONE OF MY FAVOURITE TROPES EVER! I seriously can’t get enough of these stories. Some are better than others and I must say WALK ON EARTH A STRANGER was pretty good. For one thing Lee had to actually deal with her period while on the road with other people! This is a big dilemma […]

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5 Things About Rev Girl by Leigh Hutton

5 Things About Rev Girl by Leigh Hutton

February 16, 2016 Review 26 ★★★½

Girl’s kicking ass in extreme sports Girls competing in extreme sports is something I only just realised I haven’t really read before, aside from books I got into way back at the start of high school (and they were mainly jockeys and other horse books). REV GIRL showed the glorious, the messy, and the competitive sides of dirt bike racing, […]

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5 Things About Frankie and  Joely by Nova Weetman

5 Things About Frankie and Joely by Nova Weetman

December 2, 2015 Review 16 ★★½

Characters I could not deal with FRANKIE AND JOELY is a very character driven novel, and unfortunately the main characters were people I had issues connecting with. They were just frustrating in various ways. Some of their thoughts and actions I didn’t agree with, or they’d say things that grate my nerves. The only characters I liked entirely were minor […]

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