10 Young Adult Books I would love to read before 2020

We are on the brink on November which means we have literally only weeks left in this year, before publishers swarm us with new amazing adventures and stories for 2020. And as with all things festive, it’s the time of the year where budgets and wish lists become a continuous topic of discussion. And with so many great books out there, what is a girl to do?

We hunt the flame

Humming the intro of Aladdin in my head I reach for this novel, high expectations and coffee in the hand I settle in to travel to one of the world’s richest places (both in culture and magic) in this highly anticipated debut of 2019. 

Capturing the Devil

America 1880, the verge of scientific magic setting the scene for the explosive finale of this murder  mystery series. Following the bloody trail of America’s “first” serial killer, join Audrey Rose and Thomas for a journey they won’t soon forget. This last installment will have you grabbing your tissues and jumping for joy. But don’tContinue reading “Capturing the Devil”

The Beast Within

“Once upon a time in a far away land, a young prince lived in a shiny castle. Although he had everything his heart desired, the Prince was spoiled, selfish and unkind. But then one winter’s night an old beggar woman came to the castle and offered him a single rose in return for shelter fromContinue reading “The Beast Within”

The Kingdom

Every little girl starts out dreaming about being a Disney Princess, whether you are dreaming of Cinderella and her fairy godmother or Mulan shifting gender boundaries. They truly have a role model for each one of us. Well the Kingdom is a more techy version of Disneyland, with AI princess guaranteed to help you makeContinue reading “The Kingdom”

A Curse So Dark and Lonely

A Curse So Dark and Lonely Let me just start of by saying I am very careful when it comes to recommending a retelling. That said if you have not read this, please do. I could not put it down. Brigid Kemmerer has put an unique spin on a classic story, sticking to the originalContinue reading “A Curse So Dark and Lonely”

The Wicked Deep

“Secrets lurk beneath the surface…” I am not one for ghost stories so this did not go down well for me. As per the quote on the cover, there is far more to the story than the back cover leads on. Keeping that in mind, the writing style is unique and at times difficult toContinue reading “The Wicked Deep”