Young Adult

I lucked out in a writing class sitting next to Kristy Fairlamb. We come from entirely different backgrounds and are at different points along our writing journey, but we clicked from that very first lesson. Now I am so proud to be able to support her as an author. Read more…

I recently had the pleasure of meeting Poppy Nwosu, author of the sweet-as-pie, young adult rom-com Making Friends with Alice Dyson. If the world is feeling a little dark to you right now, this book might be all you need to help flick on the light switch. Read more…

This was THE book to read in 2018, but it left people wanting more. After finishing the book, I do understand where the negative reviews are coming from, but at the end of the day (page?) I did enjoy this book and can honestly say I don’t feel let down by it. Read more…

Isabel choose The Moonlight Dreamers by Siobhan Curham for our next review, as it’s her current all-time favourite book. She was nervous to know whether I would like it, but she had no reason to be worried as The Moonlight Dreamers is a very sweet contemporary read. Read more…

Twice Dead is a YA fantasy and the first book in the Necromancer’s Song series by Caitlin Seal. The story follows Naya Garth, who is killed and resurrected to become a spy for her country. Naya is thrust into a political plot that could end with two countries at war. Read more…

A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas is book blogger and BookTube royalty. It must surely be one of the most talked about, reviewed and either loved or hated books in the young adult book community. Here are my thoughts on some of the most controversial issues. Read more…

Our second video for Young and Adult is a review of Heart of Mist by Helen Scheuerer. I’ve also written a review for this young adult fantasy, which is the first book in a trilogy. Watch now and see what we thought of Australian author Helen’s debut novel. Read more…

The Cruel Prince by Holly Black is another one of those books that had a clever publicity team behind it. This book was everywhere, from appearing in book-box reveals, to Instagram and YouTube haul and TBR videos. But, does it live up to the hype? Read more…

Young & Adult is a new YouTube channel, featuring mum and daughter duo Nici and Isabel, and is dedicated to reading and reviewing YA books. Check out our first video and find out why we decided to start our channel and what we hope to bring to BookTube. Read more…

The Hazel Wood Melissa Albert

The Hazel Wood is one of those books that you either love or hate. The reviews are so polarising that I couldn’t wait to see what all the fuss was about. Set in NYC, 17 year old Alice sets off to find her missing mother and is thrown into a fantasy world she didn’t know existed. Read more…

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