Book Review: ‘Rose, Interrupted’ by Patrice Lawrence

Out of the frying pan into the fire comes to mind! Meet Rose and Rudder. While one sibling has decided she will do anything to shed her Pilgrim skin, even if her methods are questionable and have far reaching consequences the other, too young to bear the guilt inflicted by his former community, is desperate…

Book Review: “They Both Die At The End” by Adam Silvera

At first, I could not tell whether the story was set into the near future or in a very similar parallel world to ours with only a few minute differences until very far in the book.  It turns out that it is set in 2017 and that the only thing we managed to crack about…

Book Review: “Wing Jones” by Katherine Webber

Wing is a fifteen year old teen who like most of the young people in her age group is very familiar with that awkward and uneasy feeling of not quite fitting in. There is no one quite like her at school and her Ghanaian and Chinese mixed heritage is not helping, however living in the…

Book Review: “The Book Of Harlan” by Bernice L. McFadden

The book that taught me a truth that I suspected but never knew for sure. A time period that my mind is too young to fathom, because while growing up, war was a topic for the history books. Although nowadays, social media has made a willing or reluctant witness of every single individual owning a…

LaChouett’s January wrap up!!

Hi everyone! And welcome to my first wrap up of the year. I like to think that I started 2016 with quite a selection actually. Most were YA reads, one of them a fantasy book. So, let’s start with my first read, “The Icarus Show” by debut author Sally Christie. Meeting Alex Meadows was like…

Book Review: “All Of The Above” by Juno Dawson

  Bliss and contentment are the emotions that best describe how I feel as I am turning the last page of “All Of The Above”. There is only one other book out of the 120 I read in the past 2 years that made me feel that way, Rainbow Rowell’s “Eleanor & Park”.  And just…

My last reads of 2015

Never too late to talk about 2015 reads even if we’re in 2016. 2015 as a reading year for me was quite challenging, so much so that to read as many books as possible, I kind of left the reviewing part on the side. I did managed to read 60 books though, which makes it…