Jan 20

Review: ‘Flash’ by Barbara Morgenroth #COYER

Dew Chanin feels like it is now or never. Always the prettiest in her small town, she’s decided to uproot her daughter, Kip, and move them across the country to Los Angeles so Dew can try to make it as … Continue reading

Jan 19

Review: ‘These Broken Stars’ by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner #COYER

Tarver Merendson is an eighteen-year-old major who is being celebrated by the rich and famous for his exploits in battle. He’s definitely not from this side of the tracks, but he’s the latest interest-du-jour of those who have never had … Continue reading

Jan 16

Review: The Body in the Woods by April Henry #COYER

Alexis, Nick and Ruby are three very different teens. Alexis doesn’t want anyone to know about her mother’s mental struggles; Nick needs to prove his worthiness to his dead father; and Ruby wishes that she could be a little more … Continue reading

Jan 15

Review: ‘Prada and Prejudice’ by Mandy Hubbard

Callie is on an enrichment tour of London before she goes back to school. She doesn’t really have anyone to hang out with, unless you count Angela, Summer  and Mindy. Which she doesn’t, since Angela is super popular and doesn’t give … Continue reading

Jan 14

What Next? Wednesday: Ashley Dotson Edition

Welcome to week three of What Next? Wednesday! You can participate in these ways: Write about what book you would have chosen to read next on your blog, using the FIRST I READ book chosen by that week’s honored person, and put a … Continue reading

Jan 13

Review: ‘Love and Other Perishable Items’ by Laura Buzo

Almost-Sixteen-Year-Old Amelia falls for Almost-22-Year-Old Chris who she meets when she starts working at a local grocery store after school. He’s the first guy who as ever acted like she was worth hanging around. She doesn’t even have to work … Continue reading

Jan 12

BriefINK Review: ‘I’ll Give You the Sun’ by Jandy Nelson

I really hit the jackpot a few times this past year. There were some really outstanding books that I had the good fortune to read. For a change, I have been enjoying quite a bit of contemporary fiction; not a bit of … Continue reading

Jan 11

The Sunday Post 1.11.2015 Edition

Happy New Year! School’s back in session, so maybe I should write some reviews of all of those books I have been reading. Stay tuned. What I Posted… You may have highly enjoyed/intensely disagreed with the following: The Sunday Post … Continue reading