The Female Persuasion by Meg Wolitzer | Book Review

The Female Persuasion Summary To be admired by someone we admire—we all yearn for this: the private, electrifying pleasure of being singled out by someone of esteem. But sometimes it can also mean entry to a new kind of life, a bigger world. Greer Kadetsky is a shy college freshman when she meets the woman […]

Frat Girl | Book Review

Title: Frat Girl Author: Kiley Roache Series: n/a Publisher: Harlequin Teen Publishing Date: March 27th 2018 Sometimes the F-word can have more than one meaning…. For Cassandra Davis, the F-word is fraternity—specifically Delta Tau Chi, a house on probation and on the verge of being banned from campus. Accused of offensive, sexist behaviour, they have […]

Asymmetry | Book Review

Title: Asymmetry Author: Lisa Halliday Series: n/a Publisher: Simon & Schuster Publishing Date: 6th February 2018 Told in three distinct and uniquely compelling sections, Asymmetry explores the imbalances that spark and sustain many of our most dramatic human relations: inequities in age, power, talent, wealth, fame, geography, and justice. The first section, “Folly” tells the story of Alice, a young […]

The Poppy War | Book Review

Title: The Poppy War Author: R.F.Kuang Series: The Poppy War #1 Publisher: Harper Voyager Publishing Date: 1st May 2018 When Rin aced the Keju, the Empire-wide test to find the most talented youth to learn at the Academies, it was a shock to everyone: to the test officials, who couldn’t believe a war orphan from […]

The Great Gatsby | Book Review

Title: The Great Gatsby Author: F. Scott. Fitzgerald Series: n/a Publisher: Publishing Date: 10th April 1925 If you read my post on my 2019 reading goals you would remember that one of them was to read more classics this year. The Great Gatsby fills that criteria so I can comfortably say that I’m working towards […]

Leah on the Offbeat | Book Review

Title: Leah on the Offbeat Author: Becky Albertalli Series: Creekwood #2 Publisher: HarperCollins / Balzer + Bray Publishing Date: 24th April 2018 I went to the What If It’s Us event with Becky Albertalli and Adam Silvera a while ago and to get myself in the mood I read Leah on the Offbeat, by Albertalli, […]