1 Minute Reviews · Fiction · YA

The Miseducation of Cameron Post by Emily Danforth | 1 Minute Reviews

The Miseducation of Cameron Post has been a book on my radar for several years. Published in 2012 in America, it never made its way over to our shores and not seeing it on the bookshelves meant I never remembered to pick it up, despite my wonderful pal Alice recommending it to me multiple times.… Continue reading The Miseducation of Cameron Post by Emily Danforth | 1 Minute Reviews

1 Minute Reviews · Fiction · Thrillers · YA

False Hearts by Laura Lam | 1 Minute Reviews

When I opened the draft of this post expecting some past wisdom, I found “Cults! Cyber-punks! Drugs”. To be honest with you, I probably don’t need to say much more, except that I think Laura Lam is my new favourite author There I said it. I had a sneaking suspicion once I started the sequel… Continue reading False Hearts by Laura Lam | 1 Minute Reviews

1 Minute Reviews · Fiction · YA

All the Ways the World Can End by Abby Sher | 1 Minute Reviews

Despite being a bit mentally wobbly, I’ve whipped through this emotional book over the last two days. It was just the sort of heartfeels family drama that I needed. Lenny’s father is dying of cancer. It’s a truth she’s not quite willing to admit or face, but she knows its true. Her mother is becoming… Continue reading All the Ways the World Can End by Abby Sher | 1 Minute Reviews

1 Minute Reviews · Fiction · YA

Aurabel by Laura Dockrill | 1 Minute Reviews

Hold up! This is the sequel to Lorali and there are spoilers abound! Go read that review, buy the book, read it. If you’ve done that already, then sure continue below. It seems pretty appropriate that I would read the second book in this series at a time when there was flooding. Yes, once again… Continue reading Aurabel by Laura Dockrill | 1 Minute Reviews

1 Minute Reviews · books · YA

Girl Out of Water by Nat Luurtsema | 1 Minute Reviews

I have this idea that certain books demand to be read in particular places, seasons, towns. I had this notion that I’d be able to read Girl Out of Water at the side of the pool somewhere. Instead I had to settle for the bath. Girl Out of Water is Nat Luurtsema’s debut YA novel,… Continue reading Girl Out of Water by Nat Luurtsema | 1 Minute Reviews

1 Minute Reviews · YA

One Italian Summer by Keris Stainton | 1 Minute Reviews

One Italian Summer is summertime wrapped up into a lovely heartfelt novel, the perfect thing to be reading poolside or on a plane. If you are looking for a swoonfest with some real heart tugging moments, then I can’t recommend One Italian Summer enough. Milly and her family are travelling to their regular summer destination… Continue reading One Italian Summer by Keris Stainton | 1 Minute Reviews

1 Minute Reviews · YA

Gilded Cage by Vic James | 1 Minute Reviews

When I saw rumblings around that there was a new UK YA series launching about slavery of non magical people by those with powers, I was intrigued. What I’ve found in Gilded Cage is so much more. James has created a rich world of intrigue, rivalry, rebellion and politics that I can’t stop thinking about. This… Continue reading Gilded Cage by Vic James | 1 Minute Reviews