Tag Archives: YA

Blog Tour & Giveaway: Ann, Not Annie by Sage Steadman

Welcome! Today I am taking part in a blog tour for Ann, Not Annie, due to be released September 20th. (Go here to see the full schedule!) The thing I love about the YA contemporary genre is it’s spunk. The stories that come from this set often embody a take no prisoner approach that tells…

My Weekend’s Booked #7: The Wildling Sisters by Eve Chase

“You have to force yourself to do the things you’re most scared of. You have to face your darkest fears, don’t you? … Only then you can you survive yourself.” The Wildling Sisters is a dual-timeline book set in 1959 and present day. This is former journalist Eve Chase’s second book after Black Rabbit Hall …

Monkeyboy by S. Shane Thomas

I recently stumbled across Monkeyboy by S. Shane Thomas on NetGalley and was instantly intrigued. I was preparing to start my yoga teacher training, and seeing the name Hanuman (a Hindi monkey god) caused me to pause. A Sci-fi/Fantasy book targeted toward Middle Grade readers, it is a part of the Anki Legacies world, though can…

Liana’s Dance by Rosanne Hawke

Liana is a Pakistani-Australian teenager who attends Pines International school in the remote mountains of Pakistan. It is just after the killing of Osama bin Laden and there has been a sharp increase in terrorist activity throughout the country… Especially against Americans (any white person, really). One day while she is with friends in the…

The Book of Whispers by Kimberley Starr

I recently had the opportunity to read The Book of Whispers by Kimberley Starr. First published 2016 in Australia, the stand alone book will be available in the  United States and Canada early 2018. A debut YA/fantasy novel, the book was a riveting, all encompassing read. A believable combination of fantasy and historical fiction, the…