Small Town Hearts: a cute YA romance

Small Town Hearts by Lillie Vale is a sweet romance with an exploration of friendships and growing up. This is not my typical read, but I enjoyed the pace and the story as well as the diversity among the characters, both in sexuality and ethnicity. I think that it has an interesting take on the... Continue Reading →

Americanah: An excellent cultural narrative

Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie provides a voice for those young adults who have come from African countries to study in any country dominated by Western culture. I absolutely loved the main character, Ifemelu, her views on life in America and the ways she utilises her experiences to feed back to people in the same... Continue Reading →

Skin Deep: A Review

Oops, I read another book in a short time frame! Skin Deep by Liz Nugent is a book which will stick with me for a long time to come. It is thought-provoking and intriguing to see how you feel about the main character, Delia and how the other characters treat her. Skin Deep by Liz... Continue Reading →

The Wren Hunt: A YA Fantasy

As I start to introduce more young adult fiction into my reading, I am reminded of the sheer simplicities of reading when you’re young. The Wren Hunt by Mary Watson was a slightly confusing, but overall well-written, enticing book. It follows in-line with many YA fantasies which focus on the fact that if this character... Continue Reading →

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