My Ideal Boyfriend Is a Croissant – Laura Dockrill

42934379My Ideal Boyfriend Is a Croissant by Laura Dockrill

My rating: 1.5 of 5 stars
Received: Random House Canada
Published: July 16th, 2019
Publisher: Delacorte Press
Recommended Age: 11+
Genres & Themes: Young Adult, Weight, Food, Contemporary, Humor, Family


REVIEW:

I… could not finish this book.

Bluebelle and I are just… too different. I’m overweight too, I understand what it’s like to be a ‘‘big girl,’’ although according to my BMI I’m a little bit obese and that’s despite the fact that I’ve lost close to 40 pounds in the last 7 months. Continue reading

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The Beauty of the Moment – Tanaz Bhathena

35526671The Beauty of the Moment by Tanaz Bhathena

My rating: 3 of 5 stars
Received: Random House Canada
Published: February 26th, 2019
Publisher: Penguin Books
Recommended Age: 11+
Genres & Themes: Young Adult, Family, Cotemporary Romance, High School, Culture


REVIEW:

This book is VERY different from the author’s debut novel which, by the way, I really enjoyed. Culture plays an important role here too, and relationships are developed, but it feels like a completely new book from a completely new author. Continue reading