Category Archives: Rating: 5 Stars!!!

The books I rate the highest!

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!

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 fantasy in those chapters. This is... 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!

Prepare To Be Gutted: ‘We Were Liars’ by E. Lockhart

Briefly: Cadence Sinclair Eastman. Child of those Sinclairs. They are strong, athletic and unburdened. They are suspicious, close and liars. Cady is returning to summer on the island after having to go to Europe with her father the summer before.... Read More | Share it now!

BriefINK Review: Five Title Round-Up Review

Unhinged by A. G. Howard Briefly: Volume 2 of the Splintered series, Unhinged is a continuation of the Alice in Wonderland-inspired story of Alyssa Gardner and her link to an unusual family and world. Defeating the Red Queen was over, and Alyssa wants... Read More | Share it now!

What do I read now?? How to Choose Your Next Book

When you read a really good book, it is hard to close it. When I was a kid, if I finished a book that was truly incredible, I would stare at the cover, not wanting to leave that world, loathe to let go of characters and a place that I had felt I was... Read More | Share it now!

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!

Book Review and Giveaway: ‘Crash and Burn’ by Michael Hassan

I can’t even begin to review this book in my usual style: plot, what I liked about it, what I didn’t like about it, and end with a summary. This book deserves much more than this kind of review, and yet as I sit here, trying to write it, I have no... Read More | Share it now!

BriefINK Review: ‘Just One Day’ by Gayle Forman

Briefly: Allyson Healey is your typical good girl. She always does what she’s supposed to do: behave correctly, make great grades and take the college and career path that her parents have envisioned for her ever since that day she saved someone... Read More | Share it now!

Review: ‘The Raven Boys’ by Maggie Stiefvater

Rating: 5  The Low Down: What if you grew up knowing that your kiss would one day cause the death of your true love? This was no idle threat from an overbearing father, mind you, for Blue Sargent has no father. When you come from a family of... Read More | Share it now!