Blurb Two people. Infinite lifetimes. One impossible choice.Thora and Santi are strangers in a foreign city when a chance encounter intertwines their fates. At once, they recognize in each other a kindred spirit—someone who shares their insatiable curiosity, who is longing for more in life than the cards they’ve been dealt. Only days later, though, … Continue reading Review: Meet Me in Another Life by Catriona Silvey.
Blurb Freddie has a reputation as a ‘nice guy’ – inoffensive, sweet, kind – and therefore completely un-dateable. As he starts sixth form, Freddie decides that this nice guy isn’t going to finish last any more. No more missing out on parties because he’s got to do his homework. No more saying no when he … Continue reading Review: You’re the One That I Want by Simon James Green.
Blurb Lucy and Tony share nothing except genes. Tony’s the champion diver destined for greatness. Lucy’s biggest concern is getting Cute Guy from the burger joint to ask her out.After an accident kills their parents, the siblings are forced to rely on one another—and decide whether to reveal their secrets.Lucy can’t tell Tony what she … Continue reading Review: Chasing The Taillights by Kate Larkindale.
Blurb Felix Love has never been in love—and, yes, he’s painfully aware of the irony. He desperately wants to know what it’s like and why it seems so easy for everyone but him to find someone. What’s worse is that, even though he is proud of his identity, Felix also secretly fears that he’s one … Continue reading Review: Felix Ever After by Kacen Callender.
Between Perfect and Real is a wonderful YA novel about a trans boy finding himself. So many topics and themes are covered in this book. We have the usual YA plotlines of teen angst, romantic relationships, friendships, gaining more independence, planning for the future, and trying to understand the world not only for yourself but … Continue reading Review: Between Perfect and Real by Ray Stoeve.
I was lucky to be granted an e-arc of Anya’s debut novel Queen of All from Zenith Press on NetGalley. A fantasy novel is outside of my usual reading preferences, but I was pleasantly surprised, and thoroughly enjoyed it. When I found out Anya began writing the book at just twelve years old, I instantly … Continue reading Author Q&A: Anya Josephs
Wow. If you are looking for a murder mystery thriller that keeps you guessing till the very end this is it! I have been a fan of this author's YA novels and so initially was shocked at some of the language and content (had to remind myself this is a book for adults)! I was … Continue reading Review: Killing Jericho by Will Harker
Description This is the tale of a devastating pandemic, of lives cut painfully short – it’s also a love story.Derek, a distinguished designer, and J, a pioneering entrepreneur and creator of Heaven, the iconic gay dance club, met and fell in love more than 40 years ago.In the early 1980s their friends began to get … Continue reading Review: Living and Loving in the Age of Aids: A Memoir by Derek Frost
Blurb "You know, when you live in a time of progress, it seems that progress is the only possible way. The idea that everything we'd gained, all of those hard-won rights, could be taken away from us, and that open minds could be closed again? But then the Outrage happened." Welcome to England, where the … Continue reading Review: The Outrage by William Hussey