The Moon and More – Sarah Dessen

“All this thinking- consciously not thinking- about how things would end, and now, just like that, they were about to. It was the very nature of summer. So many long, lazy days when blissfully, nothing changes, and then everything does, all at once.” Published: 2013 Publisher: Penguin Genre: YA/Teen Romance Our protagonist, teenager Emeline has…

Dusk – Eve Edwards

Published: 2013 Publisher: Penguin Genre: Romance/WW1 16 year-old Helen Sandford is serving as a nurse near the front-line whilst her boyfriend? lover? The artist Sebastian Trewby is fighting in the trenches. Dusk is an “epic wartime romance” according to the cover and, although a soppy romance novel isn’t my usual genre of choice; there’s just…

Easy – Tammara Webber

“Bonus: I now knew what Erin meant by lickable abs.”  I can’t say my first impressions of this book were particularly positive; the cover alone would put me off reading it in public. It seemed like a predictable ’50-Shades meets young adult fiction’ novel plus the apparently serious issue of acquaintance rape. I’d love to…