Title: If I Was Your Girl
Author: Meredith Russo
Genre: LGBTQ+, Contemporary, YA
Publication Date: May 3rd 2016
Publisher: Osborne Publishing
Summary: Amanda Hardy is the new girl at school. Like everyone, all she wants is to make friends and fit in. But Amanda is holding back. Even from Grant, the guy she’s falling in love with. Amanda has a secret. At her old school, she used to be called Andrew. And secrets always have a way of getting out.
Title: I Have No Secrets
Author: Penny Joelson
Genre: YA, Contemporary, Mystery, Family, Social Issues
Publication Date: May 4th 2017
Publisher: Electric Monkey
Summary: Fourteen-year-old Jemma has severe cerebral palsy. Unable to communicate or move, she relies on her family and carer for everything. She has a sharp brain and inquisitive nature, and knows all sorts of things about everyone. But when she is confronted with this terrible secret, she is utterly powerless to do anything. Though that might be about to change…
I’ve talked a lot about buying second hand books on this blog already. I’ve never been shy about telling you all that most of my books (or a great chunk of them) come from charity shops and second hand in other ways. There are so many reasons why buying second hand is a good thing!
We are taking part in yet another blog tour! This time the tour is for Tempting Isabel by Rissa Brahm. Instead of giving you a look in to the book or a review, we decided to give Rissa a grilling about her new novel and give you a little Q&A session! We asked about Rissa’s writing experiences, along with all kinds of questions about the book and characters! Here’s our interview!
Both of us have a lot of books on our TBR piles that we want to get around to in the next few months over summer. Summer feels like the perfect time to read as the world seems to slow down a little in the heat and there is much more time in the day to sit tight with a book. We’re both hoping that we can get plenty of reading done, so here are some of the books that we think we’ll be able to get around to! Continue reading
There are so very few fathers or father figures in novels that make a big impact, and it’s quite sad. I really wish there were more fathers involved in novels, they can be such a figure of support and make me really happy when i read about their relationship with their children. I always like the fathers in novels that remind me the most of my dad, I think I like reading about him personified in to different characters. Well here is my little list of my favourite fathers or father figures in novels!
We are coming to you again with another read-along! We love having read-alongs on this blog and getting all our friends involved with reading some of our favourite or most anticipated books! (That’s kind of a lie, we nag them all until they join in.) This time we will be reading How To Be Both by Ali Smith!