A young bisexual British lord embarks on an unforgettable Grand Tour of Europe with his best friend/secret crush. An 18th-century romantic adventure for the modern age written by This Monstrous Thing author Mackenzi Lee—Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda meets the 1700s.
Henry “Monty” Montague doesn’t care that his roguish passions are far from suitable for the gentleman he was born to be. But as Monty embarks on his grand tour of Europe, his quests for pleasure and vice are in danger of coming to an end. Not only does his father expect him to take over the family’s estate upon his return, but Monty is also nursing an impossible crush on his best friend and traveling companion, Percy.
So Monty vows to make this yearlong escapade one last hedonistic hurrah and flirt with Percy from Paris to Rome. But when one of Monty’s reckless decisions turns their trip abroad into a harrowing manhunt, it calls into question everything he knows, including his relationship with the boy he adores.
A book review of Gentlemen's Guide featuring some uncoloured colouring book pages :PRead more
My review of Mackenzie Lee's romance novel, 'The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue'.Read more
Positive: Great turnaround of gender stereotypes – while still talking about them. Negative: It kinda felt like they were checking boxes off a checklist – like okay done that next step – which felt… odd. Positive: Descriptions were not only of sights, but sounds & smells also – such as Percy playing...Read more
A short list of why I did & didn't like A Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzi Lee. Positive: It's a good list. Negative: It's a short list. Positive: It won't take too long to read. Negative: Once you read this list, you will want to read A Gentleman's Guide to Vice & Virtue - which might take a while. (NO IMPORTANT SPOILERS) Yes, I'm ready for this to be posted.Read more
Every year we select a small group of teens to help us whittle down our Inky Awards longlist to a final shortlist. Once selected, this shortlist will be voted on by teens from around Australia to select our Gold and Silver Inky Awarded titles. This year we have a record nine judges...Read more