Tag: book

  • Reviewed: Stresshead

    Stresshead by Allayne Webster My rating: 3 of 5 stars This is an easy, afternoon read. I didn’t realise how quickly I was getting through it. Stresshead is the story of Den (Denise) who is from a family of lawyers and is always stressing and worrying about pretty much anything and everything and then she […]

  • Reviewed: The Sleeping Beauty Proposal

    The Sleeping Beauty Proposal by Sarah Strohmeyer My rating: 3 of 5 stars I only picked this book up because I was assured it didn’t follow the formula that all chick lit appears to follow. This was the book that was going to convince me that it wasn’t all desparate/meek/heartbroken women who finally have that […]

  • Reviewed: The Sky Is Everywhere

    The Sky Is Everywhere by Jandy Nelson My rating: 5 of 5 stars The funny thing about this book is that I had the opportunity to read it on its release date. I boxed it up for some schools and even though it looked like a diary, the text was blue and it had some […]

  • Reviewed: Along for the Ride

    Along for the Ride by Sarah Dessen My rating: 4 of 5 stars How very trademark Dessen. Everytime I crack open one of her books I know it is going to be the same as all the rest and yet I still buy and borrow them and love them all the same. Along for the […]

  • Reviewed: Someone Knows my Name

    Someone Knows My Name by Lawrence Hill My rating: 4 of 5 stars What an incredible read. This story is loosely based on facts about slavery in the 16th century and revolves around Aminata who is stolen from her village at the age of 11 and forced to travel months on foot to the ocean […]