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More Than This – Patrick Ness

“I wanted so badly for there to be more. I ached for there to be more than my crappy little life.’ He shakes his head. ‘And there was more. I just couldn’t see it.” Published: May 2014 Publisher: Walker Books Genre: YA Fiction My copy of More Than This has the quote “Just read it”…

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An Ode to the Kingston Waterstones

Books Are My Bag (those nice book people with the orange tote bags) and BookBridgr have teamed up and are asking Book Bloggers to write about their favourite local bookshop. Frankly, I doubt any of us really need the encouragement- I spend more time in bookshops than is probably healthy and my favourite local, the…

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Far From You – Tess Sharpe

“It doesn’t start here. You’d think it would: two terrified girls in the middle of nowhere, cowering together, eyes bulging at the gun in his hand. But it doesn’t start here. It starts the first time I almost died.” Published: March 2014 Publisher: Indigo (Orion) Genre: YA Fiction Nine months. Two weeks. Six days. This…

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Showcase Sunday #3

Showcase Sunday is a weekly meme hosted by Books, Biscuits and Tea with the aim to showcase our newest books or book related swag and to see what everyone else received for review, borrowed from libraries, bought in bookshops and downloaded onto eReaders each week. If you’d like to take part, you can find out…

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Showcase Sunday #2

Showcase Sunday is a weekly meme hosted by Books, Biscuits and Tea with the aim to showcase our newest books or book related swag and to see what everyone else received for review, borrowed from libraries, bought in bookshops and downloaded onto eReaders each week. If you’d like to take part, you can find out…

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The Grisha Trilogy – Leigh Bardugo

“Maybe love was superstition, a prayer we said to keep the truth of loneliness at bay. . . .In the end, maybe love just meant longing for something impossibly bright and forever out of reach.”  Published: 2014 Publisher: Orion (Indigo) Genre: YA Fiction/ Fantasy Alina Starkov has never been good at anything. But when her…

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Showcase Sunday #1

Showcase Sunday is a weekly meme hosted by Books, Biscuits and Tea with the aim to showcase our newest books or book related swag and to see what everyone else received for review, borrowed from libraries, bought in bookshops and downloaded onto eReaders each week. If you’d like to take part, you can find out…