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Review: You Were Made for Me by Jenna Guillaume

This book was ADORABLE. I loved Katie and Libby's dialogue, the cringey moments, and the whole romcom feel of this one.I absolutely sympathise with the mean girls are after me thing, because I 100% felt that back in school, but I'm over it now given I'm an #Adult and am more mature than they'll ever be haha.I did laugh a lot when reading this one (even though I was trying to stifile it whilst reading it in bookclub oops)!
Rating: 4.5/5

Mini review: Heartstopper Volume 1-3 by Alice Oseman

Holy moly I need the next volume asap, I adore Narlie! <3 I recently finished volume 3 and this one hit me in the feels-I was awhing and laughing right through this one. I love the illustrations too, obviously!
Rating: 5/5

Review: Loner by Georgina Young

I loved the premise of this book, and definitely feel like it's bordering on New Adult, rather Young Adult. I definitely enjoyed the sharp, snappy chapters, especially the ones about the Coles. This book was also super heavy on the Melbourne culture, and I could picture myself right there with Lona.I felt like the whole 'what am I supposed to be doing in life' is 110% me, given I'm just about to finish an honours year at uni and I still frankly have no clue what to do next.
Rating: 3.5/5

Review: The Lost Soul Atlas by Zana Fraillon

This is such a cute middle grade read. I was gifted this one by the lovely Star (https://littlemissstar55.wordpress.com/), and I adored every page of it!I loved how this one was focusing on memories and remembering, and also letting go when you need to. The story was hard-hitting, but also kind of fantastical and I loved it. I also really adored the dual timepoint perspective, and I felt like it serves its purpose here super well. The characters, the writing, and the worldbuilding were absolutely gorgeous, and I want more of it!
Rating: 4/5

Review: It's Been a Pleasure, Noni Blake by Claire Christian

We all know a disaster person (in my case, it’s me), but Noni Blake is definitely the cream of the crop for disaster people- and is the main character of It’s Been a Pleasure, Noni Blake! A funny, engaging, and light-hearted story, and definitely an interesting read for those who like a bit of a more carefree story.Speaking of carefree- Noni Blake at the start of the book calls herself beige and basically not carefree. Two years after her separation from Joan, her long-term partner, she finds herself still trying to pick up the pieces. Even more so is that her most recent flirt is no longer around either, so that makes her feel lost. I loved how this builds the character of Noni Blake, as if she was some sort of true blue actual person, and it really sets the scene for the story to come.Speaking of great characters, Lindel, Noni’s best friend is also excellent- wise in a friendly way, but also very encouraging, something I’d love to see in more characters in more books. Lindel and his…

Review: The Kindgdom of Back by Marie Lu

Diving in, I had no expectations- I picked it purely because of the stunning cover (seriously, it's GORGEOUS!!). I wasn't disappointed though, even if it was a historical fiction-which I do struggle with. I definitely didn't struggle with this one though!Being both about Nannerl and Wolferl Mozart, I adored the writing and the characters. Even Hyacinth was a character I enjoyed. I felt so immersed into the story that I couldn't put this one down. The storyline was excellent, and I genuinely enjoyed this book!

Rating: 4/5

Review: Havenfall by Sara Holland

I loved the premise of this book, but I kind of wanted more from it. I loved the characters and the plot, however it didn't have the oomph factor I wanted from this one.I did however love the whole concept of portal worlds coming to collide at Havenfall and it's one of my favourite things about this book, even if I wanted MORE of it.Definitely a fun read that smashes coming-of-age with fantasy and I'm here for it!
Rating: 3.5/5