The Sword of Summer (Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard #1)

  Rated: 3.5 solid stars Finished: 18th January 2018. Spoiler content: Slight, nothing major. I got to say I am pleasantly surprised I enjoyed this as much as I have. Norse mythology is not in my comfort zone but I'm excited! Events unfolded off at a snail's pace but eventually picked up speed, the kind of... Continue Reading →

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Book review: Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Sáenz

Rated it: 5 stars I reread this gem last year and the feels are still incredibly strong. Long story short this is a coming of age story of teenager Aristotle (told entirely in his point of view) during the 1980s set in El Paso, Texas, and spans two years. The summer was hot and humid, the... Continue Reading →

The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

Rated it: 5 stars Goodreads blurb Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a gorgeous plot twist named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel's story is about to be completely rewritten.... Continue Reading →

The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

Rated it: 5 stars           Recommends it to: Young adults, about 13-14 and up I suppose  Contains: Mild explicit scenes. Goodreads blurb And while he's not the biggest geek in the school, he is by no means popular. Shy, introspective, intelligent beyond his year yet socially awkward, he is a wallflower, caught between trying to live... Continue Reading →

Little Women (Little Women #1) by Louisa May Alcott

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Rating: 5/5 Stars

After reading this wonderful book I kept wondering, “Why don’t we all live and love like the March family?” It’s the story of the four March sisters: pretty Meg, tomboy Jo, dear Beth and little lady Amy and not forgetting ‘our boy’ Laurie. My favourite March is Jo she’s so funny, energetic, and caring and maybe because I know how being a tomboy feels and are constantly being told that it isn’t proper for young ladies be running, jumping and talking slang. I love how she plays mother over Beth.

Each of the girls had little problems of their own that needed fixing for instance, Jo tended to be more like a young man not caring for a that fussing young ladies always seem up to, Meg was tired of her ministrations as a governess and wanted so badly to be rich someday to bask in…

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Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

My Rating: 5 Stars Goodreads blurb Little Women is the heartwarming story of the March family that has thrilled generations of readers. It is the story of four sisters--Jo, Meg, Amy and Beth-- and of the courage, humor and ingenuity they display to survive poverty and the absence of their father during the Civil War.... Continue Reading →

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