Books & Movies

Let’s Talk About Love [Book Review & Giveaway!]

Let’s Talk About Love [Book Review & Giveaway!]

Hello Catastrophes! Title: Let’s Talk About Love Author: Claire Kann Publisher: Swoon Reads Published Date: January 23rd 2018 Rating: 3 *Thank you to Xpresso Book Tours for the review copy* Synopsis: Alice had her whole summer planned. Non-stop all-you-can-eat buffets while marathoning her favorite TV […]

Solitude: The Change of Heart [Book Review]

Solitude: The Change of Heart [Book Review]

Hello Catastrophes! Title: Solitude: The Change of Heart Author: Partho Sen Publisher: Self-published Published Date: 2nd December 2017 Rating: 2 stars *Thanks to the author for the review copy.* *This is a sponsored review but all thoughts are entirely honest and my own* Synopsis: It’s […]

The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily [Book Review & Giveaway!]

The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily [Book Review & Giveaway!]

Hello Catastrophes! Title: The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily Author: Laura Creedle Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers Published Date: 26th December 2017 Rating: 3 stars *Thanks to Sunday Street Team for the review copy* Synopsis: When Lily Michaels-Ryan ditches her ADHD meds and […]

Who Should Represent Minorities in Literature? [A Discussion]

Who Should Represent Minorities in Literature? [A Discussion]

Hey Catastrophes! Today’s discussion post is going to be something I have had praying on my mind for quite a while now. And that is simply representation in YA literature, especially that of marginalised people, or minority groups. I’m going to touch on a lot […]

A School for Unusual Girls [Book Review & Giveaway!]

A School for Unusual Girls [Book Review & Giveaway!]

Hello Catastrophes! Title: A School for Unusual Girls (Stranje House #1) Author: Kathleen Baldwin Publisher: Tor Teen Published Date: 19th May 2015 Rating: 4 stars       Synopsis: Welcome to Stranje House. It’s 1814. Napoleon is exiled on Elba. Europe is in shambles. Britain […]

Last Chance [Book Review & Giveaway!]

Last Chance [Book Review & Giveaway!]

Hello Catastrophes! Title: Last Chance (Rains #2) Author: Gregg Hurwitz Publisher: Tor Teen Published Date: 17th October 2017 Rating: 5 stars     Synopsis: The Rain brothers fight for the survival of humanity in Last Chance, the thrilling sequel to New York Times bestselling author […]

The Underground Railroad [Book Review]

The Underground Railroad [Book Review]

Hello Catastrophes! Title: The Underground Railroad Author: Colson Whitehead Publisher: Doubleday Books Published Date: 2nd August 2016 Rating: 3 stars     Synopsis: Cora is a slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia. Life is hellish for all the slaves but especially bad for Cora; an […]

Top 10: Things I Learned from Reading Every Day

Top 10: Things I Learned from Reading Every Day

Hey Catastrophes! In the month of August I created and did the #augreadchallenge on Twitter with a group of girls! The aim was to read 50 pages a day, which I didn’t realise was going to be a very big challenge indeed. I learned quite […]

Get the Hell Over It [Book Review]

Get the Hell Over It [Book Review]

Hello Catastrophes! Title: Get the Hell Over It Author: Sarah Beth Moore Publisher: New Leaf Writing Published Date: 1st September 2017 Rating: 3 stars *Thank you to the author for the review copy* Synopsis: Using your creative talents to build a lifestyle that’s unapologetically, delightfully, […]

A Song to Take the World Apart [Book Review & Giveaway!]

A Song to Take the World Apart [Book Review & Giveaway!]

Hello Catastrophes! Title: A Song to Take the World Apart Author: Zan Romanoff Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers Published Date: 13th September 2016 Rating: 4 stars *Thank you to the author for the review copy* Synopsis: What if you could make someone love you back, […]