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Lies You Never Told Me by Jennifer Donaldson

So back in 2017, I picked up The Arsonist at YALC. I had no idea what it was, but grabbed it anyway. It ended up being one of my favourite books of 2017, and thus, when I went back to YALC this year, I wondered which ‘unknown’ book would be 2018’s The Arsonist. Lies You Never Told Me was the only book I was offered that I’d heard nothing about. And thus, she was chosen. Like The Arsonist, Lies You Never Told Me is in a genre that I rarely read, and offered up to me  ...

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Ash Princess by Laura Sebastian

I have, in the past, read books that are very textbook fantasy YA and really enjoyed them. There’s been nothing incredibly special about them, but sometimes you just want a little bit of the familiar. You want court gossip, falling in love with a prince, and the beginnings of a revolution  ...

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Leah On The Offbeat by Becky Albertalli

Leah On The Offbeat, the sequel to Simon Vs The Homosapien’s Agenda. When it comes to drumming, Leah Burke is usually on beat—but real life isn’t always so rhythmic. An anomaly in her friend group, she’s the only child of a young, single mom, and her life is decidedly less privileged. She  ...

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Renegades by Marissa Meyer

Secret Identities. Extraordinary Powers. She wants vengeance. He wants justice. The Renegades are a syndicate of prodigies — humans with extraordinary abilities — who emerged from the ruins of a crumbled society and established peace and order where chaos reigned. As champions of justice, they  ...

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A Thousand Perfect Notes by C.G. Drews

PUBLISHER: Orchard Books PUBLICATION DATE: 7th June 2018 RATING: ☆ ☆ ☆  .5 GOODREADS Beck hates his life. He hates his violent mother. He hates his home. Most of all, he hates the piano that his mother forces him to play hour after hour, day after day. He will never play as she did before  ...

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