Category Archives: Reading Assignment

Review: ‘Far From You’ by Tess Sharpe #COYER #2016HW

Everyone, from the detective to her own parents, know that it was Sophie’s fault that Mina was killed. After all, Sophie is the one who’s hooked on Oxy, not Mina. Booker’s Point is not a place you go without wanting to score. And when... Read More | Share it now!

Review: ‘Don’t Even Think About It’ by Sarah Mlynowski #COYER #2016HW

One homeroom at a New York City public high school is given a contaminated batch of a flu vaccine which allows them to hear everyone’s thoughts. Imagine knowing what everyone thinks of you. While there are definitely some perks (you know if that... Read More | Share it now!

Review: ‘Alice in Wonderland High’ by Rachel Shane #2016HW

Re-imagining fairy tales and their sistren has been a hot commodity lately in the book world. You’ve got a built-in audience of people who already know the story and will enjoy trying to find the similarities with their favorite stories. And... Read More | Share it now!

Review: ‘How We Fall’ by Kate Brauning #2016HW

I don’t know what to say. I just didn’t get what the point of the story was. It’s not poorly written; it’s just, well, skeevy. Like, an actual how-to manual for dating your first cousin. Jackie’s family moved from... Read More | Share it now!

Review: ‘A Work of Art’ by Melody Maysonet #2016HW

To be honest, I grumbled to myself when I reached the third or fourth chapter of this book. As my MO is to not read the inside cover right before I am reading a book to review, I didn’t remember what it was about (not that you get a complete idea... Read More | Share it now!

Review: ‘Saint Anything’ by Sarah Dessen #2016HW

Imagine forever following in the wake of a person that is handsome, charming and the bright light of the family. He’s always up for a dare and people are drawn to him like moths to a flame. You get lost, always the shadow to his brilliance. Then,... Read More | Share it now!

Review: DiSemblance by Shanae Branham #2016HW

Under normal circumstances I make myself finish each and every title I read, especially those books that I have agreed to review. I have had this book for at least a couple of years, so I really needed to check this one off my to do list.... Read More | Share it now!

Review: ‘Perdita’ by Faith Gardner #2016HW

This mystery is off to a promising start. Part ghost story, it tells of the drowning of one of Arielle’s sister’s best friends. Arielle had just seen Perdita the day before at their house, talking to her sister and her sister’s newer... Read More | Share it now!

Review: An Infinite Number of Parallel Universes by Randy Ribay #2016HW

Four Dungeon & Dragons-playing friends hang out twice a  week, yet don’t know each other. Separately, they are each struggling with something that they think too hard to share: One doesn’t know how to live without his girlfriend One... Read More | Share it now!

Join Me in These Two Reading Challenges!

I’m pretty 50/50 on reading challenges. I either throw myself in and collapse at the end or barely do anything. I did the COYER (Clean Out Your E-Reader) challenge last summer, and it nearly killed me. Instead of concentrating on the books that I... Read More | Share it now!