Publisher: Penguin

Review: Holding up the Universe by Jennifer Niven

Posted October 5, 2016 by Charlotte in Reviews / 0 Comments
Review: Holding up the Universe by Jennifer Niven

Holding Up the Universe by Jennifer Niven Published by Penguin on October 6, 2016 Genres: Contemporary, Fiction, Young Adult Pages: 392 Format: E-Arc, Paperback Source: Netgalley, Own Copy Buy on Amazon Goodreads Everyone thinks they know Libby Strout, the girl once dubbed ‘America’s Fattest Teen’. But no one’s taken the time to look past her weight to get to see who she really is. Since her mum’s death, she’s been picking up the pieces in the privacy of her home, dealing with her heartbroken father and her own grief. Now, Libby’s ready: for high school, for new friends, for love, and for EVERY POSSIBILITY LIFE HAS TO OFFER. I know the part I want to play here at MVB High. I want to be the girl who can do anything. Everyone thinks they know Jack Masselin too. Yes, he’s got swagger, but he’s also mastered the art of fitting in. What no one knows is that Jack has a secret: he can’t recognize faces. Even his own brothers are strangers to him. He’s the guy who can re-engineer and rebuild […]

Review: Age Sex Location by Melissa Pimentel

Posted February 9, 2015 by Charlotte in Reviews / 0 Comments
Review: Age Sex Location by Melissa Pimentel

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.Age, Sex, Location by Melissa Pimentel Published by Penguin on January 29, 2015 Genres: Chick-lit, Fiction, Romance Pages: 480 Format: E-Arc Source: Netgalley Buy on Amazon Goodreads A hilarious and refreshingly honest foray into modern dating, Age, Sex, Location is Bridget Jones’s Diary for HBO’s Girls generation. An American living in London, Lauren is intelligent, beautiful and loves to party. So why can’t she convince a man she isn’t after something more serious than scrambled eggs and goodbye in the morning? Determined to snare some regular male affection, she embarks on a project: each month she will follow the rules of a different dating guide – from refusing to pay the bill to chatting up every man in her path – and will switch seamlessly to the next book at the end of each month. Lauren’s love life is about to get scientific . . Age Sex Location is a hilarious book […]

Review: All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven

Posted January 12, 2015 by Charlotte in Reviews / 1 Comment
Review: All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven

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.All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven Published by Penguin on January 8, 2015 Genres: Contemporary, Fiction, Romance, Young Adult Pages: 388 Format: E-Arc Source: Netgalley Buy on Amazon Goodreads Theodore Finch is fascinated by death, and he constantly thinks of ways he might kill himself. But each time, something good, no matter how small, stops him. Violet Markey lives for the future, counting the days until graduation, when she can escape her Indiana town and her aching grief in the wake of her sister’s recent death. When Finch and Violet meet on the ledge of the bell tower at school, it’s unclear who saves whom. And when they pair up on a project to discover the ‘natural wonders’ of their state, both Finch and Violet make more important discoveries: It’s only with Violet that Finch can be himself – a weird, funny, live-out-loud guy who’s not such a freak after all. […]

Review: Half Bad by Sally Green

Posted January 5, 2015 by Charlotte in Reviews / 2 Comments
Review: Half Bad by Sally Green

I received this book for free from Own Copy in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.Half Bad by Sally Green Series: The Half Bad Trilogy #1 Published by Penguin on March 4, 2014 Genres: Fantasy, Fiction, Paranormal, Young Adult Pages: 416 Format: E-Book Source: Own Copy Buy on Amazon Goodreads Wanted by no one.Hunted by everyone. Sixteen-year-old Nathan lives in a cage: beaten, shackled, trained to kill. In a modern-day England where two warring factions of witches live amongst humans, Nathan is an abomination, the illegitimate son of the world’s most terrifying and violent witch, Marcus. Nathan’s only hope for survival is to escape his captors, track down Marcus, and receive the three gifts that will bring him into his own magical powers—before it’s too late. But how can Nathan find his father when there is no one safe to trust, not even family, not even the girl he loves? Half Bad is an international sensation and the start of a brilliant trilogy: a gripping tale […]