Happily Ever After by Kiera Cass

‘Meet Prince Maxon before he fell in love with America, and a girl named Amberly before she became queen. See the Selection through the eyes of a guard who watched his first love drift away and a girl who fell for a boy who wasn’t the prince. This must-have companion to the Selection series includes four novellas—two of which are only available in print in this collection—as well as exclusive bonus content.

Includes:

  • The Prince
  • The Guard
  • The Queen (in print only in this collection)
  • The Favorite (in print only in this collection)
  • Exclusive new scenes from The Selection, The Elite, and The One’

I really enjoyed this book.

As with many collections, some of the stories in this book were better than the others.

I really enjoyed getting to catch up with characters that I had grown to love in this original series and I loved getting to see important scenes shown through various characters eyes.

Kiera Cass did a fantastic job with this book. Especially the scenes and stories that involved minor characters from this original series. The back ground and insights she gave to these characters added an extra layer to their personalities and explained the decisions they made in the original books.

I loved that Kiera Cass introduced each of the stories. Her insights into the world and characters she created was a really wonderful addition to this book.

Not only was this book full of great stories and exclusive scenes, it was also illustrated. By far my favourite illustration was a beautiful map of Illéa. I loved the addition of the illustrations in this book. Even though there weren’t many of them they were place in the perfect positions to compliment each of the stories.

Happily Ever After by Kiera Cass is an absolute must have for all fans of the Selection series.

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The Librarian Of Auschwitz by Antonio Iturbe

“Fourteen-year-old Dita is one of the many imprisoned by the Nazis at Auschwitz. Taken, along with her mother and father, from the Terezin ghetto in Prague, Dita is adjusting to the constant terror that is life in the camp. When Jewish leader Freddy Hirsch asks Dita to take charge of the eight precious volumes the prisoners have managed to sneak past the guards, she agrees. And so Dita becomes the librarian of Auschwitz.
Based on the experience of real-life Auschwitz prisoner Dita Kraus, this is the incredible story of a girl who risked her life to keep the magic of books alive during the Holocaust.

Out of one of the darkest chapters of human history comes this extraordinary story of courage and hope.”

This book was absolutely amazing.

I am a huge fan of historical fiction, so getting to read an historical fiction that was based on actual events made for a wonderful reading experience.

Given the subject matter it didn’t surprise me that this was a deeply moving book. I felt like I was on an emotional roller coaster from start to finish. What surprised me about this book was that even through all of the horrors that the characters experienced this book still have genuine moments of hope and joy, I really didn’t expect this book to have such a warmth about it.

Another thing that surprised me was the addition of an epilogue. I am so glad there was an epilogue at the end of this book. I became so emotionally attached to these characters I don’t know how I would have coped if I didn’t get to find out what had happened to them. Good or bad, I’m glad I got to know.

I think the fact this this book follows a young girl gives this story an innocence that you don’t usually find in historical fiction. The joy and happiness that Dita and the other young charactrs got from books is something that I believe would have been lost if it was told from an adults point of view.

As a reader, I loved seeing the impact the books had on the characters. Seeing how these simple, damaged books changed both hearts and minds made me truly greatful for my love of books.

The Librarian Of Auschwitz by Antoni Iturbe, Translated by Lilit Zekulin Thwaites is a must read for everyone. This story will stay with you long after the final page.

February TBR…

It’s that time again… TBR…

I had a good reading month in January, reading 8 books (4 books from my TBR). I am aiming smaller this month hoping to read 4 or 5 books in February. I am also hoping to read at least 1 Shakespeare Play, and 10 fairy-tales from The Brother’s Grimm.

As usual this TBR is bound to change, so this is what my TBR looks like at the moment.

So without further ado here is my February TBR:

The Pearl Thief by Elizabeth Wein

Smoky The Brave by Damien Lewis

Siren’s Wave by J.A. Hazel

Grind by Edward Vukovic

Saving Hamlet by Molly Booth

Stranger Than FanFiction by Chris Colfer

Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell

Everless by Sara Holland

Clean by Juno Dawson

Our Own Private Universe by Robin Talley

I guess we will see how I did in my February Wrap up. I hope you all have a great reading month, As usual keep your eye out for reviews.

Untill next time…

Happy Reading…

❤ Gem

January Wrap Up…

Welcome to my January Wrap Up. I had a good reading month, finishing 8 books (4 books off my TBR). I also received 4 ARC’s this month, and I continued my new goal of reading 1 Shakespeare play, as well as 10 Brother’s Grimm fairy-tales.

I have reviews up or coming up for these books so as usual this is just going to be a brief run down on each book I read.

Without further ado, let’s get into my January Wrap Up…

Harry Potter: Hogwarts A Movie Scrapbook by Jody Revenson: I loved this book. It was filled with awesome photographs and amazing behind the scenes information. Not to mention all of the removable treats that littered the pages of this book. This is a must have for all Harry Potter fans.

Happily Ever After by Kiera Cass: This book is a collection of novellas and bonus content that accompanies The Selection series. I really enjoyed this book. As with most collections some stories were better than others but overall I found myself really getting into these stories. I am thinking I may need to re read the entire Selection series now. If you love the Selection series this book is a must read.

The Book Of Daniel by Jeff Apter: This book was amazing. As a fan of Daniel Johns I knew I was going to love this book. I didn’t expect to be so moved by it. With amazing insights, interviews with Daniel and his friends and family, as well as great photographs, this book is a must have for all Daniel Johns fans and all music fans.

Saving You by Charlotte Nash: This book was absolutly beautiful. The story was compelling, the characters were real and flawed, and it had a genuine emotional kick. I didn’t want this story to end. I honestly don’t have a bad word to say about this amazing book. If you are looking for a great Australian read, this is the book for you.

Boy Erased by Garrard Conley: This book was absolutely heartbreaking. This amazing memoir takes the reader on an emotional journey through conversion therapy and how this practice affected so many people’s lives. It was hard to read at times and even harder to come to terms with the fact that it is still happening today. This book was a real eye opener.

The Librarian Of Auschwitz by Antonio Iturbe: Based on the true story of Auschwitz prisoner Dita Kraus. Translated by Litit Zekulin Thwaites. This book was absolutely mesmerising. It was heartbreaking and compelling. I didn’t want to put it down. It was an emotional journey reading this book but it was so worth it in the end. A must read for everybody.

The House Of Second Chances by Esther Campion: I absolutely adored this book. The writing was beautiful, the story was compelling and the characters were real, flawed and relatable. You don’t have to have read Leaving Ocean Road in order to love this book but if you have there are plenty of Easter eggs for you to enjoy. I am sad that I have finished this book. I want more.

Landscape With Invisible Hand by M.T. Anderson: This was a strange book for me. It was a bit choppy in its flow and there were a lot of stop start moments yet I really enjoy it. I couldn’t get over how beautiful the writing is. The writing has a real lyrical feel and the descriptions, especially those of the art were absolutely breathtaking. I will definitely be reading this book again.

Shakespeare: I read 1 Shakespeare play in January. I read the following Shakespeare Play This Month:

The Two Gentlemen Of Verona

Brother’s Grimm: I am happy to say that I completed my goals of reading 10 Brother Grimm Fairy Tales in January. I read the following Tales this month:

The Tailor In Heaven

The Peasant In Heaven

The Moon

Eve’s Various Children

The Poor Boy In The Grave

Clever Grethel

Our Lady’s Child

Gambling Hansel

Hansel And Gretel

Master Pfriem

Iron John

That’s it for my January Wrap Up. I hope you all had a great reading month. Let me know what you guys read this month in the comments section.

Until my February Wrap Up…

Happy Reading…

❤ Gem

A Map Of Days by Ransom Riggs

‘Having defeated the monstrous threat that nearly destroyed the peculiar world, Jacob Portman is back where his story began, in Florida. Except now Miss Peregrine, Emma, and their peculiar friends are with him, and doing their best to blend in. But carefree days of beach visits and normalling lessons are soon interrupted by a discovery—a subterranean bunker that belonged to Jacob’s grandfather, Abe.

Clues to Abe’s double-life as a peculiar operative start to emerge, secrets long hidden in plain sight. And Jacob begins to learn about the dangerous legacy he has inherited—truths that were part of him long before he walked into Miss Peregrine’s time loop.’

This book was awesome.

I love the peculiar children series, so I was equal parts excited and nervous about this book. As it turns out I needn’t have been nervous, it was amazing.

I loved getting to catch up with al of my favourite characters once again. Having this book set in America gave the characters more freedom to grow and learn more about themselves and each other. It was really great getting to see the dynamics between the characters shift as this story progressed.

I had some genuine laugh out loud moments as I was reading this book. See the peculiar’s trying to navigate the modern world and experiencing this that we do everyday for the very first time made for some really wonderful scenes.

One of the things I love most a this series is the vintage photographs scattered throughout the books. Not only did this book have these amazing photographs perfectly woven into the story, but for the first time they were in colour. I always find these photographs and the stories that Ransom Riggs has created for them fascinating and these new coloured photographs were no different.

I honestly loved this book and I am really hoping that we are going to get more stories about the peculiar children set in America. This is a series I don’t want to end.

A Map Of Days by Ransom Riggs is the perfect addition to the amazing Peculiar Children series.

January TBR…

It’s that time again… TBR…

I had a great reading month in December, reading 12 books (4 books from my TBR). As I am on holidays for most of the month I am aiming for at least 10 books in January. I am also hoping to read at least 1 Shakespeare Play, and 10 fairy-tales from The Brother’s Grimm.

As usual this TBR is bound to change, so this is what my TBR looks like at the moment.

So without further ado here is my January TBR:

Happily Ever After by Kiera Cass

My Family And Other Animals by Gerald Durrell

The Book Of Daniel by Jeff Apter

The Librarian Of Auschwitz by Antoni Iturbe

Harry Potter Hogwarts Movie Scrapbook by Jody Revenson

A Keeper by Graham Norton

All The Hidden Truths by Claire Askew

The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman

Wonder by R.J. Palacio

Between Shades Of Gray by Ruta Sepetys

I guess we will see how I did in my January Wrap up. I hope you all have a great reading month, As usual keep your eye out for reviews.

Until next time…

Happy Reading…

❤ Gem

December Wrap Up…

Welcome to my December Wrap Up. I had a great reading month, finishing 12 books (4 books off my TBR). I also received 4 ARC’s this month, and I continued my new goal of reading 1 Shakespeare play and 10 Shakespeare Sonnets, as well as 5 Brother’s Grimm fairy-tales, and 3 ‘books’ from Les Miserable by Victor Hugo.

I have reviews up or coming up for these books so as usual this is just going to be a brief run down on each book I read.

Without further ado, let’s get into my December Wrap Up…

Bat vs Poss by Alexa Moses: This book was beautiful. I loved getting to see all the Australian animals in this story. I also loved the message or sharing and community that this story teaches. The illustrations in this book perfectly compliment the story. This book is perfect for all young readers and their families.

Dear Santa by Samuel Johnson: This book was awesome. I laughed, I cried and I laughed some more. I loved the whole idea of this book and I couldn’t wait to get my hands on it. Let me tell you it didn’t disappoint. These wonderful letters were perfectly written and made for a truly wonderful reading experience. This book is a must have for every Australian.

The Tales Of Beedle The Bard: Illustrated Edition by J.K. Rowling: This book was everything I had hoped it would be. These amazing stories were perfectly complimented by Chris Riddell’s illustrations. I didn’t think this book could get any better but the addition of the illustrations really added an extra layer to an already awesome book.

A Map Of Days by Ransom Riggs: I loved this series, so I was equal parts excited and nervous about reading this book. Turns out I didn’t need to be, it was fabulous. I loved getting to catch up with the peculiar’s and seeing them journey through America was awesome. Setting this book in America made for a fresh new adventure for the reader. I am so glad I read this book. If you havent read this book. Do it now.

A Wrinkle In Time by Madeleine L’Engle: I have mixed feeling about this book. I didn’t enjoy it, just not as much as I thought I would. I didn’t love the characters and it was very fast paced so I found it difficult to connect with the story. The writing was beautiful, so I really enjoyed that. Like I said mixed feelings. I am planning on reading it to see if my opinion changes.

The Tattooist Of Auschwitz by Heather Morris: This book was utterly amazing. It was an emotional roller coaster of a read but so worth the journey. This is easily one of the best books I have every read and I truly believe everyone should read this book at least once in their lives. A must read for everyone.

The O’Sullivan Twins At St Clare’s by Enid Blyton: This is the second book in the St Clare’s series and I loved it. I actually enjoyed this book more than the first one. I liked the characters more and that made it easier to stay interested in the story. Enid Blyton’s books are a classic for a reason and this book really proves why.

The Naughtiest Girl In The School by Enid Blyton: I loved this book. I have been making my way through Enid Blyton’s classic and as I had never read this book I kept putting it off. Now I wish I hadn’t. It was wonderful. Great characters, funny story and beautiful writing. I cant wait to read more books from this series.

Brer Rabbit Short Stories by Enid Blyton: The last of my Enid Blyton books and unfortunately I didn’t love it. I was into it at the beginning but then it just got boring. The stories were all the same and it just didn’t have to magic of the other Enid Blyton stories I have read this year.

Hello Lighthouse by Sophie Blackall: This book was absolutely beautiful. Sophie Blackall did a fantastic job with this book. The story was wonderful and easy to read and the illustrations were utterly perfect. I don’t have a bad word to say about this book. This book is a must have for all young readers.

Calm The F**k Down by Sarah Knight: I really enjoyed this book. As somebody who suffers from anxiety I could really relate to the situations in this book. I found the who layout of this book and the tips and exercises to be really accurate and I cant wait to put them into practice.

Les Miserables by Victor Hugo: I can believe I finally did it. After what feels like forever I have actually finished Les Miserables. Let me tell you it was so worth the many many reading hours. This book is truly a masterpiece. Everything about this book was perfect and I can understand why it is named as a book to read at least once in your life. Utter perfection.

Shakespeare: I read 1 Shakespeare play and 31 Sonnets in December. I actually finished reading Shakespeare’s Sonnets this month. I read the following Shakespeare Works This Month:

The Third Part Of King Henry The Sixth

Sonnets 135-154

Les Miserable: For those who don’t know this novel, it is broken up into character sections with each character section containing ‘books’. Within each of these books are chapters. These ‘books’ come in various sizes, it is just the luck of the draw really. I was lucky enough to finish Les Miserable this month. I have read the following ‘books’:

Jean Valjean

– Book 5: Grandson and Grandfather

– Book 6: The Sleepless Night

– Book 7: The Bitter Cup

– Book 8: The Fading Light

– Book 9: Supreme Shadow, Supreme Dawn

Brother’s Grimm: I am happy to say that I not only completed my goals of reading 5 Brother Grimm Fairy Tales in December, I well and truly surpassed it. I read the following Tales this month:

Snow-White and the Seven Dwarfs

The Shoes That Were Danced To Pieces

The Boots of Buffalo-Leather

The Six Servants

The Lord’s Animals and the Devil’s

How Six Men Got on in the World

The Two Travelers

The Ungrateful Son

The Three Languages

The Poor Man and The Rich Man

The Stolen Farthings

The Shroud

The Valiant Little Tailor

That’s it for my December Wrap Up. I hope you all had a great reading month. Let me know what you guys read this month in the comments section.

Until my January Wrap Up…

Happy Reading…

❤ Gem

Bookmas 2018 Day 12…

On the twelfth day of Bookmas gemsbooknook gave to you…

My Top 12 For 2018:

Now some of these books were included on other lists this Bookmas, but given that this is the Best of 2018 I couldn’t resist repeating some of these amazing books.

So without further ado lets jump in…

Escaping From Houdini by Kerri Maniscalco: I absolutely loved this book. I love the two previous books in this series and I couldn’t wait to get my hands on this book. Thankfully it didn’t disappoint. I loved getting to catch up with Audrey Rose and Thomas and I thought the idea of a floating carnival as the back drop was brilliant. I honestly don’t have a bad word to say about this book.

Obsidio by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff: This book was mind-blowing. I honestly can’t describe just how amazing this book was. This whole series was an absolute joy. This book was everything I had hoped it would be and more. I laughed, I cried and I spent the entire book on the edge of my seat. I absolutely loved this series and I am genuinely sad that this is the final book.

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas: This book was fantastic. I can’t believe I waited so long to read it. This book is an absolute must read for everyone. It is brilliantly written, powerful and utterly gut-wrenching. If you havent yet read this book you need to do it now.

Wundersmith: The Calling Of Morrigan Crow by Jessica Townsend: I honestly don’t have the words to describe how much I loved this book. It was absolutely Wunderful. This was one of my most anticipated releases of the year and it didn’t disappoint. I am totally in love with this series. I want more.

That’s Not What Happened by Kody Keplinger: This book was amazing. I honestly couldn’t put it down and have already lent it to my sister. It was raw, emotional and at times confronting. The topic was perfectly handled and I truly believe this book should be read by everyone.

Sisters And Brothers by Fiona Palmer: I absolutely loved this book. This is the second book I have read by Fiona Palmer and she is fast becoming one of my favourite authors. This book is both heartwarming and heartbreaking, with a fantastic plot and truly wonderful characters. I will be reading this book many times in the future.

Sleeping Beauties by Stephen and Owen King: I honestly don’t have the words to describe how amazing this book is. Masterpiece is the only word I can think of. I am a massive King fan and this book is the reason why. It was perfectly woven, with amazing characters and a really wacky plot line. If you havent read this book yet, do it now.

Differently Normal by Tammy Robinson: I absolutely loved this book. I was engaged with the story and the amazing characters from the start. This book is equal parts heartwarming and heartbreaking. I couldn’t put this wonderful book down and I am still sad that it ended. This book should be on the top of everyone’s TBR.

Before I Let You Go by Kelly Rimmer: I absolutely loved this book. I honestly couldn’t put it down. I was captivated from start to finish. I honestly can’t describe how this book made me feel. It was so emotional, real and heartbreaking. This is a book that I believe everyone should read.

Floodline by Kathryn Heyman: This book was absolutely fantastic. I was captivated from the first page and I didn’t want it to end. The story being told was so emotional and utterly human, that it was easy to forget you weren’t actually living it. I honestly don’t have a bad word to say about this book.

Diagon Alley: A Movie Scrapbook by Jody Revenson: I adored this book. It was over flowing with fantastic information and behind the scenes secrets, as well as leaflets, stickers and really awesome fold out posters. This is another must have for all Harry Potter fans. I am totally in love with this book.

Millionaire Mountain Climber by Laura Boon: I loved this book. It had a great plot, awesome characters and a breathtaking setting. It really is everything you want in a romance novel; sweet, sexy and fun. I didn’t just read this book I devoured it. I am so excited to read the next book in the Romancing The Alps series.

Well that’s it from me. Let me know your favourite books of 2018. I hope you enjoyed this years Bookmas posts, I definitely had fun creating them for you. I hope you all have a fantastic Christmas, filled with lots of books.

Until next time…

Happy Reading…

MERRY CHRISTMAS…

❤ Gem

 

Bookmas 2018 Day 11…

On the eleventh day of Bookmas gemsbooknook gave to you…

11 Australian Reads:

Sisters And Brothers by Fiona Palmer: I absolutely loved this book. This is the second book I have read by Fiona Palmer and she is fast becoming one of my favourite authors. This book is both heartwarming and heartbreaking, with a fantastic plot and truly wonderful characters. I will be reading this book many times in the future.

Before I Let You Go by Kelly Rimmer: I absolutely loved this book. I honestly couldn’t put it down. I was captivated from start to finish. I honestly can’t describe how this book made me feel. It was so emotional, real and heartbreaking. This is a book that I believe everyone should read.

The Bulldog Track by Peter Phelps: This book was wonderful. I am really interested in Australian military History and I have read many book about the Kokoda Track so I was genuinely surprised that I had never hear of The Bulldog Track ‘the other Kokoda’. I am so glad I have read this book and I cant wait to share it with my friends and family.

The Desert Nurse by Pamela Hart: This is the second of Pamela Hart’s books I have read and it didn’t disappoint. Her writing is amazing, her characters are three-dimensional and relatable and her descriptions are breathtaking. I don’t have a bad word to say about this book and I cant wait to see what Pamela Hart comes out with next.

The Beast’s Heart by Leife Shallcross: I absolutely adored this book. As a massive fan of Beauty and the Beast, I am very critical of people touching that particular tale, but this book was absolutely amazing. I honestly don’t have the words to describe how wonderful this book was. I think the best way to sum it up is… The best retelling I have ever read.

Hollywood Heartbreak by C.J. Duggan: The fifth standalone book in The Heart Of The City series, and it didn’t disappoint. I absolutely love this series and I absolutely loved this book. With wonderful characters, a great storyline and a fantastic setting, this amazing book will transport the reader to Hollywood and take them on a roller coaster ride through glitz and glamour. This book is not to be missed.

Get Remarkably Organised by Lorraine Murphy: This great book is filled will tips and exercises to help you get organised and live your best life. Some of the tips in this book didn’t really relate to me, but I have taken note of the ones that I think will benefit my life. If you are struggling with staying on top of all the tasks you have to get accomplished or you want to be more productive than this is the book for you.

Millionaire Mountain Climber by Laura Boon: I loved this book. It had a great plot, awesome characters and a breathtaking setting. It really is everything you want in a romance novel; sweet, sexy and fun. I didn’t just read this book I devoured it. I am so excited to read the next book in the Romancing The Alps series.

Floodline by Kathryn Heyman: This book was absolutely fantastic. I was captivated from the first page and I didn’t want it to end. The story being told was so emotional and utterly human, that it was easy to forget you weren’t actually living it. I honestly don’t have a bad word to say about this book.

Esme’s Wish by Elizabeth Foster. I loved this book. I am so glad that I decided to read it and I am so excited knowing that it is going to be a series. The characters were interesting and relatable so it made it really easy to fall into this story. I loved the magic and mystery in this book. The writing was beautiful and had a really lyrical quality about it. I cant wait to continue with this series.

Dear Santa by Samuel Johnson: This book was awesome. I laughed, I cried and I laughed some more. I loved the whole idea of this book and I couldn’t wait to get my hands on it. Let me tell you it didn’t disappoint. These wonderful letters were perfectly written and made for a truly wonderful reading experience. This book is a must have for every Australian.

Well that’s it from me. Let me know if you read an Australian books in 2018 in the comment section.

Until next time…

Happy Reading…

❤ Gem

 

Bookmas 2018 Day 10…

On the tenth day of Bookmas gemsbooknook gave to you…

The 10 Best YA Books of 2018:

It Ends With You by S.K. Wright: I really enjoyed this book. I wasnt sure about it when I picked it up, but I was wonderful. I couldn’t put it down and ended up reading it in one sitting. I built slow but once it sped up I couldn’t wait to see what happened next. I am so glad I decided to read this book.

That’s Not What Happened by Kody Keplinger: This book was amazing. I honestly couldn’t put it down and have already lent it to my sister. It was raw, emotional and at times confronting. The topic was perfectly handled and I truly believe this book should be read by everyone.

The Belles by Dhonielle Clayton: This book was fantastic. I will admit it took me a few chapters to get into it, but once I did I really enjoyed it. I love the whole concept and the way the characters looks at themselves and beauty. I am glad that there is more coming because I definitely havent had my fill of the Belles.

There’s Someone Inside Your House by Stephanie Perkins: I really enjoyed this book. I haven’t read anything like it in a long time, so I really got into it. It had great pacing, interesting characters and a pretty freaky plot. I didn’t guess who the killer was, I was surprised when it was revealed. I also loved that the story continued after the killer was revealed so we were able to learn more about the killer and the victims. If you are looking for a really engaging read, this is the book for you.

Out Of The Easy by Ruta Sepetys: I loved this book. This is the second book by Ruta Sepetys that I have read and I am in love with her writing. This book had amazing characters in a great setting and an unbelievable plot. I wish it hadn’t ended. I cant wait to read more books by Ruta Sepetys.

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas: This book was fantastic. I can’t believe I waited so long to read it. This book is an absolute must read for everyone. It is brilliantly written, powerful and utterly gut-wrenching. If you havent yet read this book you need to do it now.

An Absolutely Remarkable Thing by Hank Green. You have to read this book. I honestly didn’t know what to expect going into this book. It turns out I should have expected awesomeness. This book had an amazing plot, fantastic characters and wonderful writing. I am so glad I read it an I cant wait to share it with my friends and family.

Broken Things by Lauren Oliver: This book was fantastic. I wasnt sure about it going into it, but after a few chapters I was hooked. I loved the emotional pull this story had, the mess that was left behind and how people try to move on after a tragedy. The characters and their interactions with each other really grounded this book and made me excited to find out more.

The Astonishing Colour Of After by Emily X.R. Pan: I had mixed feelings about this book the entire way through it. I think I was concerned that there was so much going on and I didn’t know how it was going to come together. I really didn’t need to worry, it was a wonderful book that I am so glad that I read.

A Map Of Days by Ransom Riggs: I loved this series, so I was equal parts excited and nervous about reading this book. Turns out I didn’t need to be, it was fabulous. I loved getting to catch up with the peculiar’s and seeing them journey through America was awesome. Setting this book in America made for a fresh new adventure for the reader. I am so glad I read this book. If you havent read this book. Do it now.

Well that’s it from me. Let me know your favourite YA books of 2018.

Untill Next time…

Happy Reading…

❤ Gem