Jun 03

BriefINK Review: NEW! ‘The Memory Hit’ by Carla Spradbery #BookBirthday

What if you find a book to be engrossing, well-written and gripping…but something was missing? The Memory Hit is exactly this. There’s much to captivate and draw you in, from the boy/girl twins, children of a notorious underworld figure, and … Continue reading

Jun 02

Release Day Review: ‘Sweet’ by Emmy Laybourne #BookBirthday

Who doesn’t crave the easy way out? What if you could take a substance that would make you lose an incredible amount of weight in a short amount of time…all without having to eat like a rabbit? Laurel should never … Continue reading

Jun 01

Release Day Review: ‘Crow Hollow’ by Michael Wallace #BookBirthday

Crow Hollow was chosen as my free book of the month from Amazon. There were no YA titles offered, and I was intrigued by the description of this adult historical fiction title. I was not disappointed in my choice. James … Continue reading

May 26

Review: ‘Red Queen’ by Victoria Aveyard

I really overdosed on the dystopia, my dears. I am so tired of the masses who nod like zebras doing what they’re told until some unwilling teen anti-hero is forced to do something about it. Bleak, depressing, sometimes crazy worlds are run … Continue reading

May 25

BriefINK Review: ‘Dash & Lily’s Book of Dares’ by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan

At four in the morning, I was awakened suddenly by this realization: “Dash and Lily” are named after the American writers Dashiell Hammett and Lillian Hellman. Duh. And this realization came not only after reading this story twice, but having a … Continue reading

May 21

BriefINK Review: ‘Third Degree’ by Julie Cross

Isabel Jenkins has breezed her way through her school career. Starting college at twelve and graduating from med school at eighteen, she is well on her way to following in her father’s footsteps in the world of medicine. On the … Continue reading

May 20

Review: ‘Taste Test’ by Kelly Fiore

Smoke Signals BBQ isn’t exactly haute cuisine, but it’s where Nora Henderson has discovered her love of cooking. Her best friend, Billy, talks her into auditioning for her favorite television show, Taste Test, because the teenage winner ends up $50,000 richer … Continue reading

May 19

Release Day Review: ‘Scarlett Undercover’ by Jennifer Latham #BookBirthday

Scarlett certainly doesn’t believe in anything otherworldly. Her latest client is only nine years old and worried about her brother, Oliver, and his possible connection to his friend’s death. But, according to police, that was a clear suicide and there’s … Continue reading

May 15

Review: ‘The Academy: Introductions’ by C. L. Stone

While it tries to be deep and amazing and epic, Introductions is none of these things. I am struggling to think of how to describe this book, as it is one of those that tries to convince you that it is … Continue reading