Category Archives: Companion

‘Crash Into You’ by Katie McGarry #Review #COYER

I loved the first couple of books in Katie McGarry’s Pushing the Limits series. They were probably some of the first books that got me into reading contemporary YA fiction. I first read Crash Into You a couple of years ago, and I stupidly... Read More | Share it now!

Love ‘Pride and Prejudice’? Read ‘Georgiana Darcy’s Diary’ by Anna Elliott #Review #COYER

Anyone who has spent any time on this blog knows just how I feel about Pride and Prejudice. It has been unwaveringly in my Top 5 (or 2) ever since I read it for the first time in middle school. I have seen many of the film and TV series adaptations,... 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: ‘These Broken Stars’ by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner #COYER

Tarver Merendson is an eighteen-year-old major who is being celebrated by the rich and famous for his exploits in battle. He’s definitely not from this side of the tracks, but he’s the latest interest-du-jour of those who have never had to... Read More | Share it now!

Book Review: ‘Isla and the Happily Ever After’ by Stephanie Perkins

There is a Curse of the Trilogy. Sometimes, the middle book serves only as a bridge from the first book to the third. It’s full of explanations and set up, but not much happens. Then there’s the Burn-Out; by the time the author gets to the... Read More | Share it now!

Release Day Book Review: ‘Dare You To’ by Katie McGarry

The Low Down: It all starts with a stupid bet. Ryan and his best friend, Chris, are trying to see how many phone numbers they can get from the girls they encounter one evening. And Ryan doesn’t like to lose. But, unfortunately for Ryan, Chris chooses... Read More | Share it now!

Release Day Book Review: ‘School Spirits’ by Rachel Hawkins

If you are already a fan of Rachel Hawkins’ first series, Hex Hall, I am sure you have been awaiting the arrival of anything she writes since the close of that trilogy last year. Full of wit, magic, mystery, snark and attraction, Book 3 answered all... Read More | Share it now!

Release Week Book Review: ‘Under the Light’ by Laura Whitcomb

Rating: 4 I was offered this story from the publisher, unaware until the end that it was a companion book to A Certain Slant of Light that was published in 2005. After reading Under the Light, I absolutely want to pick up the first book to learn more... Read More | Share it now!

Review: ‘Lola and the Boy Next Door’ by Stephanie Perkins

For a girl with only three wishes in life, she sure chose two near-impossible ones. Lola Nolan is a high school junior who can’t wait to make costume design her career path. Making a historically accurate Marie Antoinette costume to wear to her... Read More | Share it now!