Ivy, Mateo, and Cal used to be close. Back in middle school they were best friends. So, when Cal pulls into campus late for class, and runs into Ivy and Mateo, it seems like the perfect opportunity to turn a bad day around. They'll ditch school and go into the city. Just the three of them, like old times. Why did they stop hanging out, anyway? As soon as they pull out of the parking lot Cal knows why. Ivy's already freaking out about missing class, and heartthrob Mateo is asleep in the backseat, too cool to even pretend like he wants to be there. The truth is they have nothing in common anymore. At least they don't until they run into the fourth student ditching school that day. Brian "Boney" Mahoney is supposed to be accepting his newly won office of class president. Which is why Ivy follows him into an empty building, only to walk into the middle of a murder scene. Cal, Ivy, and Mateo all know the person lying on the ground of that building, and now they need to come clean. They're all hiding something. And maybe their chance reconnection wasn't by chance after all.
I'm always finding new things to request on Netgalley, which means my Netgalley TBR is never-ending. I do love talking about the books that I am excited about reading though because it makes me even more excited to read them. There have been so many amazing books on my Netgalley shelf over the years and it is a place that I've found so many new authors. Here is what is on my Netgalley shelf / TBR!
Today's post is extremely exciting. Recently, I was lucky enough to be invite to an event with Sita Brahmachari to celebrate her new book When Shadows Fall. We got to find out more about Sita's writing process, being an author and more about the book as a whole. I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to ask Sita some questions about the importance of friendship in YA. Today is my stop on the wonderful blog tour to celebrate the release of When Shadows Fall, so I want to share the questions and Sita's answers with you. Here is question time with Sita Brahmachari!
Kai, Orla and Zak grew up together, their days spent on the patch of wilderness in between their homes, a small green space in a sprawling grey city. Music, laughter and friendship bind them together and they have big plans for their future – until Kai’s family suffers a huge loss. Trying to cope with his own grief, as well as watching it tear his family apart, Kai is drawn into a new and more dangerous crowd, until his dreams for the future are a distant memory. Excluded from school and retreating from his loved ones, it seems as though his path is set, his story foretold. Orla, Zak and new classmate Om are determined to help him find his way back. But are they too late?
I am a nosy person when it comes to seeing what other people are currently watching, reading and listening to. So, to help with my own intrigue, I have been writing a monthly post in which I share what I am reading, listening to and watching. Here is this month’s currently I’m…
If you'd have told me at the beginning of the year that one of my favourite things would be to visit the cinema on my own, I'd have looked at you bemused. Why would I, a person who hates doing things alone, being left alone and sitting alone in a big room, go to the cinema on my own? Over the past 6 months though this has changed completely.
How do you move forward when everything you love in on the line? Seventeen-year-old Julie has her future all planned out—move out of her small town with her boyfriend Sam, attend college in the city, spend a summer in Japan. But then Sam dies. And everything changes. Desperate to hear his voice one more time, Julie calls Sam’s cellphone just to listen to his voicemail. And Sam picks up the phone. What would you do if you had a second chance at goodbye?
October was my birthday month which means I have a rather large book haul for you! I have 23 books that I've hauled throughout October. This haul consists of a few pre-orders, some presents from friends, presents for myself and some books gifted to me by publishers. Here is my October book haul!
Yesterday was my 24th birthday! I've had a lovely relaxing weekend with my partner and it has been wonderful. I did this book tag a couple of years ago and thought it would be fun to do it again and see if my answers have changed. Here is the birthday book tag!
September has been such a long, busy and difficult month and I've read very little. I still managed to read 6 books throughout September which is more than I expected this month. So, I am back with another what I’ve read this month post! I have some thoughts that I wanted to share on the books I read throughout September. Here is a bunch of mini reviews for the books I read in September!