Not Enough Bookshelves: February 2010

Sunday, 28 February 2010 In My Mailbox 5 This week the absolutely lovely people at Penguin sent me four new books. One of them had me jumping up and down in excitement. Not that the other don’t look like great reads, but The Extraordinary Secret of April, May and June is the new novel by […]

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Not Enough Bookshelves: August 2010

Wednesday, 25 August 2010 And Exhale It’s been a long time since I’ve gobbled down a book in one evening (and night, but I couldn’t have slept until I’d finished Mockingjay. I mean could barely breath till I’d finished it. And it’s totally worth being a brain dead zombie, whose having to chug down endless […]

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Not Enough Bookshelves: The Contemps

Saturday, 21 August 2010 The Contemps If you love contemporary YA then you should check out this new blog. Maybe you have already, I’m a few steps behind this week. Doesn’t it look fabulous? I’m considering taking the Contemps Challenge. Which is – read 18 Contemps books before August next year. So do you love […]

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Not Enough Bookshelves: Happy Valentine’s Day

Sunday, 14 February 2010 Happy Valentine’s Day To celebrate the day of lurve here are some of my favourite YA romances. Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia and Margaret  Stohl Ethan and Lena’s romance is just gorgeous and meltingly romanctic. It also features some heart stopping kisses. The Gemma Doyle Trilogy by Libba Bray I love […]

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Not Enough Bookshelves: May 2009

Sunday, 31 May 2009 Sunday Salon – What to buy? Lois at Lotus Rising had a competition to win a Barnes and Noble gift card and I won! Which is incredible because I haven’t won anything since I won a radio in a Ready Brek colouring competition when I was 8. Now I have to […]

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Not Enough Bookshelves: September 2009

Wednesday, 30 September 2009 Waiting on Wednesday for Restoring Harmony Restoring Harmony by Joelle Anthony The year is 2041, and Molly McClure was only six when the Collapse of ’31 happened, ending life as the world’s population knew it. When she is forced to leave the comfort of her small B.C. island to travel down […]

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Not Enough Bookshelves: October 2009

Saturday, 31 October 2009 Here we go So NaNoWriMo begins today! I’m planning on working a six day week, so that means I have a target of 1,923 words a day. Oh my god! That sounds so many. Fingers crossed the baby goes down well for every nap this month (laughs manically). Okay fingers crossed […]

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Not Enough Bookshelves: February 2009

Thursday, 26 February 2009 Book Review – The Gemma Doyle Trilogy – Libba Bray A Great and Terrible BeautyRebel AngelsThe Sweet Far ThingbyLibba Bray When we meet Gemma she is living in India. It is the day of her sixteenth birthday and the day of her first vision. In it she’s witnesses her mother”s murder […]

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Not Enough Bookshelves: March 2009

Tuesday, 31 March 2009 Book Review – The Forest of Hands and Teeth The Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan Description: In Mary’s world there are simple truths. The Sisterhood always knows best. The Guardians will protect and serve. The Unconsecrated will never relent. And you must always mind the fence that surrounds […]

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Not Enough Bookshelves: April 2009

Friday, 24 April 2009 Review – Jessica Darling Sloppy Firsts & Second Helpings – Megan McCafferty Description – These two books are the first in series of five following the adventures of Jessica Darling. In Sloppy Firsts Jesscia is 16, hyper smart and analytical and traumatized by her best friend Hope’s departure to Tennessee. Through […]

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