Reading about rape is a hard thing, but sometimes so necessary to remind myself of the battle I've won. Speak is another one of those books that won over a special place in my heart.
April is the month of FUN AND FUN AND FUN - especially when it comes to readathons, it seems. I'm combining my own contemporary challenge with the Magical Readathon to get my OWL's - so let's see what I'll be trying to read!
We're halfway throughout March which means it's time to take a look at April's reading challenge - ContemporApril!
I don't usually watch movies before having read the book, but this one was different. Trying to resist a cozy, fluffy movie-mood is a hard thing to do sometimes and with so many people raving about the movie, I succumbed. Then I ended up desperately wanting the books, bought them eventually and was so, so lucky to pull the first one from my January Jam Jar!
I've been sitting on this review for a long, long time now. I read The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big Round Things back in December and just.. couldn't find a good way to write this review in a way I was comfortable with? I'm hoping I did a good job on this because skies, this is a hard one..
Looking back on 2018, I read a whole lot.. But what are the best ten contemporary books I read? Find out here!
The idea of someone disappearing once their online personality has been erased is very intriguing, especially since so many of us have an enormous social life online. Even I have to admit that most of my social activities occur in the bookish community, rather than in real life. So, of course, the concept of this book sounded very interesting.