Category Archives: 2013 Books Read

Clearing My Conscience…a Quick Regurgitation of Reviews

There’s no pretty way to put this, really. I have been holding on to so many library books that I have had to re-check them five times. That’s 15 weeks, people. These books are long read, yet because of , they are still sitting on my desk. Well,... Read More | Share it now!

BriefINK Review: ‘Cursed’ by Jennifer L. Armentrout

Briefly: Ember’s little sister, Olivia, can bring back things from the dead. She knows first-hand, since she was one of those things, brought back to life after a harrowing car accident that killed their father and caused their mother to head into a... Read More | Share it now!

BriefINK Review: ‘Where the Stars Still Shine’ by Trish Doller

Briefly: Callie moves around a lot. Her mom gets the itch to move, and they go. No matter what time. no matter what the day. Her mom’s extra careful, too, because they don’t want anyone to find them. Then one day Callie’s world comes crashing... Read More | Share it now!

Release Day BriefINK Review & GIVEAWAY: ‘Seven Deadlies: A Cautionary Tale’ by Gigi Levangie

Briefly: Told in the format of an admissions letter to a university, our correspondent is a very smart girl of small means – at least compared to her fellow students at Mark Frost Academy. A Latina scholarship student, Perry Gonzales is often... Read More | Share it now!

BriefINK Review: ‘The Cuckoo’s Calling’ by Robert Galbraith

OK, so J.K. Rowling’s first book after Harry Potter, The Casual Vacancy, didn’t get great reviews. Was that because everyone expected waaaaay more out of her than they should have? I’ll admit I have the book, but I still haven’t read it due to... Read More | Share it now!

BriefINK Review: ‘The Book Thief’ by Markus Zusak

Briefly: Liesel Meminger has been delivered by her mother to another family to be a foster child. Her father gone, Liesel’s mother can barely keep them afloat. Bewildered, Liesel clings to the front gate of her new home, trying to keep the exchange... Read More | Share it now!

BriefINK Review: ‘Eleanor & Park’ by Rainbow Rowell

Briefly: She’s just standing there on the bus, this big red-haired girl in the weird clothes, waiting for someone to let her sit. Hoping against hope that she doesn’t sit next to him, Park refuses to look at her. Next thing he knows, she has to... Read More | Share it now!

BriefINK Review: ‘Fifth Grave Past the Light’ by Darynda Jones

Briefly: Book five of the Charley Davidson series continues in the same vein as the predecessors, with Charley needing plenty of coffee, antagonizing her family members, driving Misery and helping ghosts move on. This time, though, someone seems to be... Read More | Share it now!

BriefINK Review: ‘Boys Are Dogs’ by Leslie Margolis

Briefly: Annabelle’s life won’t be the same when she gets home from summer camp. First, her home has changed from the apartment that she and her mom shared to the two of them living with her mom’s boyfriend, Ted Weeble. Dweeble. On top of that,... Read More | Share it now!

BriefINK Review: ‘Wedding Night’ by Sophie Kinsella

Briefly: Lottie’s boyfriend is about to propose, she just knows it. And, because she thinks too much (but not deeply), she is completely thrown off guard when he asks her…what they should do with his air miles. A trip somewhere, but not... Read More | Share it now!