Author: Sarah Crossan

Review: One by Sarah Crossan

Posted August 26, 2015 by Charlotte in Reviews / 0 Comments
Review: One by Sarah Crossan

I received this book for free from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.One by Sarah Crossan Published by Bloomsbury Children’s Books on August 27, 2015 Genres: Contemporary, Fiction, Young Adult Pages: 430 Format: E-Arc Source: Netgalley Buy on Amazon Goodreads Grace and Tippi are twins – conjoined twins. And their lives are about to change. No longer able to afford homeschooling, they must venture into the world – a world of stares, sneers and cruelty. Will they find more than that at school? Can they find real friends? And what about love? But what neither Grace or Tippi realises is that a heart-wrenching decision lies ahead. A decision that could tear them apart. One that will change their lives even more than they ever imagined… From Carnegie Medal shortlisted author Sarah Crossan, this moving and beautifully crafted novel about identity, sisterhood and love ultimately asks one question: what does it mean to want and have a soulmate? So it took me a while to […]

Review: Apple and Rain by Sarah Crossan

Posted October 1, 2014 by Charlotte in Reviews / 0 Comments
Review: Apple and Rain by Sarah Crossan

I received this book for free from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.Apple and Rain by Sarah Crossan Published by Bloomsbury Publishing on September 1, 2015 Genres: Contemporary, Fiction, Young Adult Pages: 330 Format: E-Arc Source: Netgalley Buy on Amazon Goodreads When Apple’s mother returns after eleven years away, Apple feels whole again. But just like the stormy Christmas Eve when she left, her mother’s homecoming is bittersweet. It’s only when Apple meets someone more lost than she is that she begins to see things as they really are. A story about sad endings.A story about happy beginnings.A story to make you realise who is special. Apple and Rain is a hybrid of Cathy Cassidy and Jacqueline Wilson is, perhaps, the best description you could even give this book. Filled with the tragedy/harsh circumstances, and a yearning a hope to improve life, this is a bitter-sweet book. Apple has a stong and compelling voice. There are times when she sounds wiser and more experienced […]