The reason I requested this book on NetGalley was that it explored taxidermy, something I had not seen before in YA literature. The cover along with the title suggested a certain kind of romanticisation, that one might see with a Studio Ghibli film, and in a certain way I was right. I received this book … Continue reading The Art of Taxidermy Review
I'm back, sorry about the break. I had my A-Level results day a couple of weeks ago, and got very overwhelmed, but I am back now, at a less grueling pace, so I can take the time to look after myself and make this blog the best it can be! I received this book for … Continue reading Legends of the Exiles ARC Review
I got this book of Netgalley in return for an honest review. Synopsis Set in a mythical India at the start of the first millennium, The Long Road to Nalanda is the story of a young outcaste, Abhi, who is offered as blood sacrifice to the giant snake God, Jwala. Abhi, a feisty young adolescent, … Continue reading The Long Road to Nalanda ARC Review
I got this book for free of NetGalley in return for an honest review. We've all seen the plethora of books that inspire young children to follow their dreams and do what they want to regardless of gender stereotypes. This book is one for teenagers that feature actual teenagers doing important things in their community, … Continue reading You Can Change The World Review
I was lucky enough to receive this book on NetGalley in return for an honest review. I wanted to read this book as (as I am sure you are aware by now) I study philosophy and Buddhism for my A Levels. The title refers to an enlightened being, which got me intrigued as to how … Continue reading Readymade Bodhisattva: Arc Review
Yes I am aware that today is Monday, but I was very busy with exams and didn't have time to write a post sorry. Title: Dry Author: Neal & Jarrod Shusterman Publication Date: 2nd October 2018 Synopsis The drought—or the Tap-Out, as everyone calls it—has been going on for a while now. Everyone’s lives have become an endless … Continue reading Sampler Saturday: Dry
I picked the book up off NetGalley as I was interested to see what it would be like. I don't read a lot of contemporary fiction, but thought as this subject covered things I could relate to a little bit, I would give it a go. I am so glad I did!