Books, Books, Books | 14th of August!

Monday seems to be my buying books day, I do not know why. However, my brain seems to have chosen this day (lucky you Mondays) for me to go forth and spend my money. I have been more sensible this month and only got three books, I WANTED MORE, MORE I TELL YOU. But here we are, with sensible me.

ALSO, may I add whether you care or do not. That two of these books were in the Buy one get One half price.

One of us is lying, The Hate U Give & Nemesis

One of us is lying


  • Pages – 360
  • Author – Karen M. McManus
  • Published – June 1st 2017 

Yale hopeful Bronwyn has never publicly broken a rule.
Sports star Cooper only knows what he’s doing in the baseball diamond.
Bad body Nate is one misstep away from a life of crime.
Prom queen Addy is holding together the cracks in her perfect life.
And outsider Simon, creator of the notorious gossip app at Bayview High, won’t ever talk about any of them again.

He dies 24 hours before he could post their deepest secrets online. Investigators conclude it’s no accident. All of them are suspects.

Everyone has secrets, right?
What really matters is how far you’ll go to protect them.

Apparently this book is being made into a film? Is this true? If someone could tell me that would be GR8. However, I’m very excited to read this, seems to be slightly mixed however a lot of people have spoken about how interesting they found this story.

Murder and trying to find out who has done it throughout the whole way? MY CUP OF TEA PEOPLE.

The Hate U Give


  • Pages – 438
  • Author – Angie Thomas
  • Published – April 6th 2017

Sixteen-year-old Starr lives in two worlds: the poor neighbourhood where she was born and raised and her posh high school in the suburbs. The uneasy balance between them is shattered when Starr is the only witness to the fatal shooting of her unarmed best friend, Khalil, by a police officer. Now what Starr says could destroy her community. It could also get her killed.

Inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement, this is a powerful and gripping YA novel about one girl’s struggle for justice.

I’ve heard nothing but good reviews for this story.

Today I have started this and cannot wait to share my thoughts on this. This book seems like one that must be read by many, especially within the society we are living in now.



  • Pages – 443
  • Author – Brendan Reichs
  • Published – March 21st 2017 

He killed me. He killed me not. He killed me.

It’s been happening since Min was eight. Every two years, on her birthday, a strange man finds her and murders her in cold blood. But hours later, she wakes up in a clearing just outside her tiny Idaho hometown—alone, unhurt, and with all evidence of the horrifying crime erased.

Across the valley, Noah just wants to be like everyone else. But he’s not. Nightmares of murder and death plague him, though he does his best to hide the signs. But when the world around him begins to spiral toward panic and destruction, Noah discovers that people have been lying to him his whole life. Everything changes in an eye blink.

I love a good thriller, however this seems a little bit of a twist. There seems to be mixed reviews on this, some people loved it and some hated it, a bit like Marmite. (ew, gross) Which makes it all the more exciting to try this.

Goodbye Folks! Til next Payday!

3 thoughts on “Books, Books, Books | 14th of August!

    1. I felt the same! I’m always weary about starting a book that EVERYONE loves as I feel under pressure to love it too! But I am already super loving it!

      I’ll definitely let you know what I think once I’ve finished it! Hopefully should finish it in the next few days! 😀

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