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: “Unboxed” by Non Pratt

It’s funny how a time capsule has the effect of suspending everything for a while, or at least for the time it is buried. But when unearthed, all who took part in sending a message in a bottle to their future self, or to each other, just come to life…even the dear ones who have…

Book Review: “Under The Udala Trees” by Chinelo Okparanta

Seeing love through the eyes of a child. As I look back on this novel, the intensity of first love and its innocence is what comes through the most. At the tender age of 11, Ijeoma’s childhood is cut short. Soon abandonment becomes all but a too familiar constant in her life. Abandonment from Nigeria,…

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…

LaChouett: Wrap it up July!!

Hello Everyone, And welcome to my July wrap up, a little late I might say. But still I thought it would still be nice to share my reads and what my thoughts were with you. I only read 4 books in July, so hopefully I will be catching up in August. Let’s start with “Miss…

Book Review: “This is not a Love Story” by Keren David

Synopsis from  I would like to give a big thank you Atom Books for providing me with an advanced copy of this great novel out on 7th May 2015. I tend to do a lot of things backwards, so instead of going for the first novel Keren David wrote, I decided to remain true to…