Book review: The Map of Us by Jules Preston

4/5 stars This was a free review copy from Netgalley. The book loosely follows the history of the North family through several generations and from the POV of quite a lot of people. It’s a story of kindness, extreme violence, hope and grief.  It’s a story of charts, numbers and indexes, of a turquoise blue…

Book review: Leah on the Offbeat by Becky Albertalli

4/5 stars After having read and loved Simon vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda, I was really excited for this one. More funny and adorable YA? Yes please! I did really love this one too, it’s definitely well written, and as cute and funny as the last one, though I enjoyed Simon vs… more. Part of…

Book review: Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman

5/5 stars. After having finished the free sample portion of the Kindle edition I was still in doubt about this book. It seemed like exactly my kind of book, yet I hadn’t really connected with it at this point. I couldn’t quite get a beat on Eleanor. She was definitely socially inept in a sort…

Book review: Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli

5/5 stars. I just finished this book yesterday and want to review it while it’s still fresh and I’m still basking in the warm feel-good glow, even though that means it’s skipping the queue. I was a little sceptical at first, as the language is very – well – teenager. For the first few chapters…