Genre: Contemporary

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Jun 10
Crossing the Line by Katie McGarry

Crossing the Line by Katie McGarry

Reviews 1 ★★★★½

Blogging Outside the Box is a  feature at Speculating on SpecFic, where books outside the SFF banner are reviewed. It is intended to highlight some of the non speculative fiction titles I am reading and share my thoughts with readers.

ISBN 13: 9781460898055 ISBN10: 1460898052

Oh how I loved this. Crossing the Line is short, heart-warming story about Lila and Lincoln, who met at Echo's brother's funeral and have remained pen-pals ever since. But lately, both have started seeing the other in a new light, and both wonder if they'll ever be able to cross the line between friends and something...

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Jun 06
Pushing the Limits by Katie McGarry

Pushing the Limits by Katie McGarry

Reviews 0 ★★★★

Blogging Outside the Box is a  feature at Speculating on SpecFic, where books outside the SFF banner are reviewed. It is intended to highlight some of the non speculative fiction titles I am reading and share my thoughts with readers. Pushing the Limits is about a good girl and a…

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Apr 26
Holier Than Thou by Laura Buzo

Holier Than Thou by Laura Buzo

Reviews 0 ★★★

Blogging Outside the Box is a  feature at Speculating on SpecFic, where books outside the SFF banner are reviewed. It is intended to highlight some of the non speculative fiction titles I am reading and share my thoughts with readers. Date published: 21st May 2012 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Format: Paperback, 291 pages…

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Apr 15
Between the Lives by Jessica Shirvington

Between the Lives by Jessica Shirvington

Reviews 3

Date published: 1st May 2013 Publisher: HarperCollins Australia Format: Paperback, 327 pages ISBN 13: 9780732296261 ISBN 10: 0732296269 Categories: YA Fantasy Goodreads / Booktopia / Bookworld Source: provided for review by the publisher Challenge: Australian Women Writers Challenge 2013 Above all else, though I try not to think about it, I know which life I prefer. And every night when…

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Apr 12
Jilted by Rachael Johns

Jilted by Rachael Johns

Reviews 1

Blogging Outside the Box is a  feature at Speculating on SpecFic, where books outside the SFF banner are reviewed. It is intended to highlight some of the non speculative fiction titles I am reading and share my thoughts with readers. Date published: 1st June 2012 Publisher: Harlequin MIRA AU Format: Paperback, 349 pages…

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Mar 22
Walking Disaster by Jamie McGuire

Walking Disaster by Jamie McGuire

Reviews 4

Blogging Outside the Box is a fortnightly feature at Speculating on SpecFic, where books outside the SFF banner are reviewed. It is intended to highlight some of the non speculative fiction titles I am reading and share my thoughts with readers. Date published: 2nd April 2013 Publisher: Simon & Schuster AU Format: Paperback,…

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Jan 23
The Vincent Brothers by Abbi Glines

The Vincent Brothers by Abbi Glines

Reviews 4

The second non-SpecFic book I want to highlight is The Vincent Brothers, the sequel to The Vincent Boys, which I reviewed two weeks ago. This book focusses on Sawyer, and we get to see how hurt and miserable he is after the events of The Vincent Boys, and how Lana tries…

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Jan 09
The Vincent Boys by Abbi Glines

The Vincent Boys by Abbi Glines

Reviews 2

I read a lot of contemporary over the summer and want to highlight a few books, even though they aren’t Speculative Fiction. The first of these is The Vincent Boys, a steamy read centred on Ashton Gray, and her relationships with the cousins Sawyer and Beau Vincent. The Vincent Boys…

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Nov 29
Every Day by David Levithan

Every Day by David Levithan

Reviews 2

Date published: 26th September 2012 Publisher: Text Publishing Format: Paperback, 308 pages ISBN 13: 9781921922954 Categories: YA – Fantasy Goodreads / The Book Depository / Booktopia / Bookworld Source: provided for review by the publisher Every day a different body. Every day a different life. Every day in love with the same girl. Every morning, A wakes…

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May 31
Revived by Cat Patrick

Revived by Cat Patrick

Reviews 0

As a little girl, Daisy Appleby was killed in a school bus crash. Moments after the accident, she was brought back to life. A secret government agency has developed a drug called Revive that can bring people back from the dead, and Daisy Appleby, a test subject, has been Revived…

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May 16
Forgotten by Cat Patrick

Forgotten by Cat Patrick

Reviews 0

I remember forwards. I remember forwards, and forget backwards. My memories, bad, boring, or good, haven’t happened yet. So I will remember standing in the fresh-cut grass with the black-clad figures surrounded by stone until I do it for real. I will remember the funeral until it happens – until…

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