Category Archives: 2014 Books Read

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... Read More | Share it now!

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 day she is to find... Read More | Share it now!

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... Read More | Share it now!

BriefINK Review: ‘Wicked Jealous’ by Robin Palmer

Briefly: Simone’s dad is a very busy writer/producer. Ever since his sitcom about a man stuck in a dog’s body has been on TV, Simone has seen less and less of him. Her brother, Max, is in college and lives with his roommates, and now... Read More | Share it now!

Review + GIVEAWAY: ‘All The Bright Places’ by Jennifer Niven

Want to win a free copy? Enter at the bottom of the post! Is it true? Are more flowers sent, more mourners present and more speeches given for those kids who die in an accident or of an illness? Death, especially of a young person, is horrible, and... Read More | Share it now!

Free Verse Re. My Hatred of the Ending of ‘Allegiant’ by Veronica Roth

While cleaning up the ol’ Goodreads shelves, I saw that this book was still in my “Read But Not Reviewed” folder. So it has taken me a while, but here it is. BEWARE: MAJOR SPOILER AHEAD. I don’t usually review the end books in... Read More | Share it now!

BriefINK Review: ‘The Truth About Alice’ by Jennifer Mathieu

Briefly: Told from the points of view of four teens, then Alice herself, this story is about how jealousy, anger, bitterness and, perhaps, a little truth can make a rumor grow out of control. Of course, everyone knows that Alice is a slut. Football... Read More | Share it now!

Review: ‘Who R U Really?’ by Margo Kelly #2WeeksofThanks

This review is part of my Two Weeks of Thanks to book publisher Merit Press. They have generously and continuously provided me with books to review over the past two years. Thea wants to grow up, but it is hard when you’re under the... Read More | Share it now!

Review: ‘Screaming Divas’ by Suzanne Kamata #2WeeksofThanks

This review is part of my Two Weeks of Thanks to book publisher Merit Press. They have generously and continuously provided me with books to review over the past two years. Trudy lies and steals. Cassie is consumed by anger. Harumi steps away from her... Read More | Share it now!

Review: ‘Big Fat Disaster’ by Beth Fehlbaum #2WeeksofThanks

This review is part of my Two Weeks of Thanks to book publisher Merit Press. They have generously and continuously provided me with books to review over the past two years. You’re fat. You eat way too much, especially in times of stress. Which... Read More | Share it now!