Tags » Contemporary YA

Waiting on Wednesday

This is a feature started on Breaking the Spine that puts the spotlight on upcoming books.

This week’s pick is:

I’ll Meet You There

Release date: Feb 3 2015… 214 more words


Weekly Reading Recap

It might seem a little weird to do this in the middle of the week but I’m so used to doing it every Wednesday that I figure why not keep going. 108 more words


Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday was started by The Broke and the Bookish. Every Tuesday there’s a different topic. This week is a freebie week so I chose to do top ten series I need to catch up on/finish. 314 more words


Review: To All the Boys I've Loved Before

Title:  To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before (#1)

Author: Jenny Han

Published: April 15th 2014 by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers

Pages:  464 more words

Jenny Han

"The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks", by Emily Lockhart, Allen & Unwin (2015)

We have so many awesome YA authors in Australia that it is not often that I get the chance to read and review something from further afield.  396 more words

Senior Secondary (Grade 10-12)

Book Review: The Distance Between Lost and Found by Kathryn Holmes

The Distance Between Lost and Found

Hallelujah is good at being silent. She’s been silent since the night of the incident with Luke Willis, the preacher’s son, even though her silence meant no one ever heard her side of the story. 558 more words


Comparing Before and After: My Heart and Other Black Holes by Jasmine Warga

This book was my WoW (hosted by Breaking the Spine) pick way back in August. Back then I’d said:

“YA contemporary seems to be getting darker and tackling more serious issues lately. 102 more words