S.T.A.G.S…

'S.T.A.G.S.' by M. A. Bennett Published: 10th August 2017 Format: Paperback, 290 pages Synopsis:It is the autumn term and Greer MacDonald is struggling to settle into the sixth form at the exclusive St. Aidan the Great boarding school, known to its privileged pupils as S.T.A.G.S. Just when she despairs of making friends Greer receives a … Continue reading S.T.A.G.S…

Fierce Fairytales…

'Fierce Fairytales' by Nikita Gill Published: 11th September 2018 Format: Hardback, 176 pages Synopsis: Traditional fairytales are rife with cliches and gender stereotypes: beautiful, silent princesses; ugly, jealous, and bitter villainesses; girls who need rescuing; and men who take all the glory. But in this rousing new prose and poetry collection, Nikita Gill gives Once Upon … Continue reading Fierce Fairytales…

Bookish Boyfriends: A Date With Darcy…

'Bookish Boyfriends: A Date With Darcy' by Tiffany Schmidt was hilariously adorable.Published: 31st May 2018Format: Paperback, 392 pagesSynopsis:  Merrilee Campbell, 16, thinks boys are better in books, chivalry is dead, and there’d be nothing more romantic than having just one guy woo her like the heroes in classic stories. She’s about to get the chance … Continue reading Bookish Boyfriends: A Date With Darcy…

These Rebel Waves…

'These Rebel Waves' by Sara Raasch Synopsis: Adeluna is a soldier. Five years ago, she helped the magic-rich island of Grace Loray overthrow its oppressor, Argrid, a country ruled by religion. When an Argridian delegate vanishes during peace talks with Grace Loray’s new Council, Argrid demands brutal justice—but Lu suspects something more dangerous is at work. … Continue reading These Rebel Waves…

Mirage…

'Mirage' by Somaiya Daud is a short book without much intrigue. Synopsis: In a star system dominated by the brutal Vathek empire, eighteen-year-old Amani is a dreamer. She dreams of what life was like before the occupation; she dreams of writing poetry like the old-world poems she adores. But when adventure comes for Amani, it is … Continue reading Mirage…