Month: September 2015

Review: Burnt Paper Sky by Gilly Macmillan

Posted September 4, 2015 by Charlotte in Reviews / 1 Comment
Review: Burnt Paper Sky by Gilly Macmillan

I received this book for free from Publisher in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.Burnt Paper Sky by Gilly Macmillan Published by Piatkus on August 27, 2015 Genres: Fiction, Mystery, Thriller Pages: 465 Format: Paperback Source: Publisher Buy on Amazon Goodreads Rachel Jenner is walking in a Bristol park with her eight-year-old son, Ben, when he asks if he can run ahead. It’s an ordinary request on an ordinary Sunday afternoon, and Rachel has no reason to worry—until Ben vanishes. Police are called, search parties go out, and Rachel, already insecure after her recent divorce, feels herself coming undone. As hours and then days pass without a sign of Ben, everyone who knew him is called into question, from Rachel’s newly married ex-husband to her mother-of-the-year sister. Inevitably, media attention focuses on Rachel too, and the public’s attitude toward her begins to shift from sympathy to suspicion.  As she desperately pieces together the threadbare clues, Rachel realizes that the greatest dangers may lie not in the […]

Review: Everything Everything by Nicola Yoon

Posted September 2, 2015 by Charlotte in Reviews / 5 Comments
Review: Everything Everything by Nicola Yoon

Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon on September 3, 2015 Genres: Contemporary, Fiction, Romance, Young Adult Pages: 308 Format: E-Arc Source: Netgalley Buy on Amazon Goodreads My disease is as rare as it is famous. It’s a form of Severe Combined Immunodeficiency, but basically, I’m allergic to the world. I don’t leave my house, have not left my house in fifteen years. The only people I ever see are my mom and my nurse, Carla. But then one day, a moving truck arrives. New next door neighbors. I look out the window, and I see him. He’s tall, lean and wearing all black—black t-shirt, black jeans, black sneakers and a black knit cap that covers his hair completely. He catches me looking and stares at me. I stare right back. His name is Olly. I want to learn everything about him, and I do. I learn that he is funny and fierce. I learn that his eyes are Atlantic Ocean-blue and that his vice is stealing silverware. I learn that when I talk to him, my whole world opens up, and […]