Normally, we compile a list of our favourite books of the year but last year we saw a lot of people doing ‘Best AND Worst’ videos, so we thought we would separate the two. Maddie and I also usually do a ‘Series We Won’t Complete’ and ‘Books We Regret Reading’ video, but this year we just combined them all into one!
If you’re interested in the reviews we did of these books, just click the title!
Flawed by Cecilia Ahern
Published by: HarperCollins
Format: ARC e-book
I received a copy of this book from the publishers in exchange for an honest review.
When I first saw that Cecilia Ahern, the beloved author of adult romance fiction, was coming out with a YA dystopian, I was instantly intrigued. For an author to make such a big jump in genre and target audience, is not common, and it’s something I think authors should do more of. If they want to write horror and historical fiction, why not? But, in order to be successful in more that one genre, you have to know how it works, and to me, it felt like Ahern had simply read the popular dystopians and tried her best to replicate, without knowing what’s necessary to make them actually good.
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