REVIEW: The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender by Leslye Walton

Catherine Doyle chose The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender as one of her favourite books to be read by our book club. I can definitely see why Cat chose this book as one of her favourites. Her novel Vendetta is all about family, and Ava Lavender is the ultimate family saga. The relationships betweenContinue reading “REVIEW: The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender by Leslye Walton”

REVIEW: Northern Lights by Phillip Pullman

When I was a teenager, I didn’t read YA. I read ‘grown up’ books and thought YA was for kids. (Note that I’ve since seen the light, and I now read so much YA that I ended up writing it.) However, back when I was 11 or 12, one of the only exceptions to myContinue reading “REVIEW: Northern Lights by Phillip Pullman”