Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell

This does remind me of something, but I’m not sure what. It’s a romance, but it’s not fluffy. It’s edgy, with slightly bruised and battered characters despite their youth. They aren’t lovely, they aren’t the centre of attention, they’re barely getting by on the edges. The language surprised me. I swore like a bar worker […]

The Geography of You and Me – review and giveaway.

geography of you and me

buy on kindle Buy at Hive The Geography of you and me by Jennifer E Smith is pretty much the perfect teenage romance. It’s gentle and funny, touching without being mawkish, and has been added to my list of go to books for when I *need* a feel good read. That isn’t to say that […]

The statistical probability of love at first sight. Jennifer E Smith.

statistical probability of love at first sight

This is the third Jennifer Smith novel I’ve been lucky enough to have for review, and they’re always a pleasure. Statistical Probability Of Love At First Sight is teen romance, encapsulated in a single night and day, with a plane journey, and a wedding or two. All the parts of life are here, divorce, remarriage, […]

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