Author: Shaheen

May 29
TeenCon2015

TeenCon2015

Bookish 4

I was lucky enough to get myself over to the Sydney Writer's Festival last weekend for TeenCon2015! It was the first event of its kind - a FREE event - where YA readers, authors and publishers got together to talk about their favourite thing - YA books! Look at the gorgeous weather :)

I started my day with Emily from The Book Addict. She interviewed me (I know, I was surprised anyone wanted to talk to me too!) for a her university research into the shaming of YA books and its readership. She didn't seem to mind that...

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May 28
The Heir by Kiera Cass

The Heir by Kiera Cass

Reviews 0 ★★★★

I liked The Heir, I think it takes the idea of The Selection and does something new and different with it. I liked getting to know Eadlyn and her siblings, and seeing all my old(er) favourites from the original series.

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May 18
Shadow Study by Maria V. Snyder

Shadow Study by Maria V. Snyder

Reviews 0 ★★★★

It was delightful to get back to Yelena and Valek after so long, and Shadow Study proves that the magic of some worlds and their characters only strengthens with time. This book is a wonderful beginning to a kick-ass new series that introduces us to a new threat, some new…

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Apr 15
Every Move by Ellie Marney

Every Move by Ellie Marney

Reviews 1 ★★★★

The last instalment of Ellie Marney’s Every series has left me conflicted and sad. Although it’s hard to say good-bye to Mycroft and Watts, it’s probably for the best because I didn’t really like the way this book turned out.

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Apr 08
Half Wild by Sally Green

Half Wild by Sally Green

Reviews 1 ★★★★

Half Wild is the follow-up to Half Bad. This series follows Nathan Byrn, a half-White and half-Black witch in a world where the two hate each other and don’t usually mix. The fact that Nathan’s father is the most notorious and dangerous Black witch in existence doesn’t help the matter.

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