Wednesday, 27 May 2015

Books I Have But Still Need To Read

Geek Girl: All That Glitters by Holly Smale

Harriet Manners Knows Many Things:

- Toilet Roll Was Invented By The Chinese In 600 AD.
- A Comet's Tail Always Points Away From The Sun.
- The Average Healthy Heart Beats 70 Times Per Minute. Even When It's Broken.

But She Knows Nothing About Making New Friends At Sixth Form. Or Why Even Her Old Friends Seem To Be Avoiding Her. And She Knows Even Less About Being A Glittering Supermodel Success. Which She Now Is - Apparently.

Has Harriet's Time To Shine Like A Star Finally Arrived, Or Is She About To Crash And Burn?

We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler

What If You Grew Up To Realise That You Father Had Used You Childhood As An Experiment?

Rosemary Doesn't Talk Very Much, And About Certain Things She's  Silent. She Had A Sister, Fern, Her Whirlwind Other Half, Who Vanished From Her Life In Circumstances She Wishes She Could Forget. And It's Been Ten Years Since She Last Saw Her Beloved Brother, Lowell.

Now At College, Rosemary Starts To See She Can't Go Forward Without Going Back, Back To The Time When, Aged Five, She Was Sent Away From Home To Her Grandparents And Returned To Find Fern Gone.

When God Was A Rabbit by Sarah Winman

This Book Is About A Brother And Sister.

It's A Book About Childhood And Growing Up, Friendships And Families, Triumph And Tragedy And Everything In Between.

More Than Anything, It's A Book About Love In All It's Forms.

I'll Give You The Sun by Jandy Nelson

Jude And Her Twin, Noah Are Close Until A Tragedy Drives Them Apart. Now They Are Barley Speaking - And Both Falling For Boys They Can't Have. Love's Complicated.

- Trixellie. x