Devoted by Jennifer Mathieu | Review

Thank you so much to Hachette Australia for providing me with an unsolicited review copy of Devoted by Jennifer Mathieu. Receiving a copy of this book does not impact my thoughts or feelings on this book. All opinions are my own.


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Rating: ★★★☆☆

Release Date: June 2nd, 2015

Dates Read: February 1st, 2019

Trigger Warnings: emotional abuse, physical abuse, slut shaming, religion used as a weapon, miscarriage, depression, anxiety

Pages: 306

Publisher: Hachette Australia

Genre: young adult, contemporary 

Goodreads blurb:

Rachel Walker’s family and community have turned away from the world.

Every part of Rachel’s life is controlled, from what she reads to where she goes and what she wears. Her parents dictate how her life must be: marriage, modesty, children and obedience to her future husband. But when a former member of her community, a girl who escaped, moves back to her small Texas town, Rachel’s world turns upside down.

She realises that her life is her own. But can she find the courage to fight for it? 

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Most Disappointing Reads of 2018 | Discussion

This may be my favourite post I have had the opportunity to write this entire year. I am someone who thrives on reading people’s negative thoughts, even if it is a series or book that I adored. I am all for differing opinions and I love a critique. I read some amazing books in 2018, quite a few mediocre ones and not as many disappointing books as I had previously thought. Looking at this list, it is definitely not the longest one that I have had. However, I am excited to share it with y’all!

If you disagree with any of my thoughts, that is absolutely fine. These are my opinions and my opinions alone. I also do require two books that release in January 2019 and that is because the disappointment that overcame me was so strong they had to be included. They were two of my most anticipated releases and now they definitely are not. I’m also posting this pretty early, so oops if I end up hating any more books before the year is up.

Anyway, let’s jump into this list!

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