Empire of Storms by Sarah J. Maas (Throne of Glass #5)

This post contains spoilers for the first four books (here’s my review of the first book, though)! The long path to the throne has only just begun for Aelin Galathynius. Loyalties have been broken and bought, friends have been lost and gained, and those who possess magic find themselves at odds with those who don’t. […]

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The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater (The Raven Cycle #1)

Every year, Blue Sargent stands next to her clairvoyant mother as the soon-to-be dead walk past. Blue never sees them–until this year, when a boy emerges from the dark and speaks to her. His name is Gansey, a rich student at Aglionby, the local private school. Blue has a policy of staying away from Aglionby […]

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Queen of Shadows by Sarah J. Maas (Throne of Glass #4)

Celaena Sardothien is cloaked in her assassin’s hood once more. She is back in Rifthold, but this time she is no one’s slave. She must delve into her most painful memories and fight for her survival, while resisting a smouldering passion that might ver well consume her heart. And she will face her former master, […]

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On Sexuality and Virginity in YA – #Feminism

I’ve had the idea for this post for a while now, after talking about it with my friend Emmie from Another Night of Reading, but I’ve been kind of scared to actually write and, more importantly, post it, because it’s kind of a sensitive subject. Or, at least, it can be for some people, because […]

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Isla and the Happily Ever After by Stephanie Perkins

Hopeless romantic Isla has had a crush on brooding artist Josh since their first year at the School of America in Paris. And, after a chance encounter in Manhattan over the summer break, romance might be closer than Isla imagined. But as they begin their senior year back in France, Isla and Josh are forced […]

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Mini-Reviews [2] – The YA Reread Edition

I’ve reread a couple of books over the past few months, and while I didn’t want to devote a separate post for each one of them, I did think it would be fun to write a little something about my rereading experiences. Seemed like the perfect opportunity for another Mini-Reviews post to me, so here we […]

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Where Are All The YA Parents At?

This is something that’s been bugging me for quite a while now – so much so that I actually considered writing my dissertation about it, but then I changed my mind/realised it wasn’t all that viable. The question at hand is: where are all the parents at in young adult literature? (you know, just in case […]

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Heir of Fire by Sarah J. Maas

Consumed by guilt and rage, Celaena can’t bring herself to spill blood for the King of Adarlan. She must fight back . . . The Immortal Queen will help her destroy the king – for a price. But as Celaena battles with her darkest memories and her heart breaks for a love that could never […]

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Why I Love YA

Before I started blogging (almost two years ago already!) I didn’t read a whole lot of YA (Young Adult). I was mostly reading the books I had to read for my literature classes, and not much else. Then, in the summer of 2013, I read The Fault in Our Stars and fell absolutely in love with […]

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