Tag Archives: college

Review: ‘The Great American Whatever’ by Tim Federle #COYER #SRC

I love it when you can tell that a book is going to be great right away. Such is the case here, with wonderful writing and a fresh approach. Quinn Roberts has basically been in his bedroom for six months. When his sister and movie-making partner,... Read More | Share it now!

Review: ‘Too Fast’ by Alexia Haynes #COYER

College girl Savannah works two jobs and studies for her classes. She’s got no time for a relationship, but for some reason, has decided that a one-night stand sounds perf. There’s no discussion about whether  it’s because the girl... Read More | Share it now!

Review: ‘The First Time She Drowned’ by Kerry Kletter #COYER #SRC

Is it possible to think that a book is both extraordinarily profound and trite? Told in alternating chapters of present day and the past, you slowly learn why Cassie was left by her parents at the mental institution and why she chooses to leave it... Read More | Share it now!

Review: ‘Burn Baby Burn’ by Meg Medina #SRC

Set against the backdrop of New York City in 1977, Burn Baby Burn takes place when things were changing for women, a serial killer was on the loose, a city was failing, it was the hottest summer on record, and disco was queen. Nora López can’t... Read More | Share it now!

Review: ‘Local Girl Swept Away’ by Ellen Wittlinger #BookBirthday

Lorna has always been the de facto leader of ther little group that includes her boyfriend, Finn, Jackie, and Lucas. She always added a lot of fun, recklessness and energy to their gang, and the three of them would follow her anywhere. So when Lorna... Read More | Share it now!

There’s no forgetting ~ ‘I Was Here’ by Gayle Forman #Review

I am a huge, no-holds-barred fan of Gayle Forman’s work. I first read If I Stay in early 2013, which was so sad and hopeful at the same time. Her Just One Day series is one of my favorites, and I squealed (internally) like a twelve-year-old at... Read More | Share it now!

Bite me ~ ‘Bitter Fruits’ by Sarah Daltry #Review #COYER

Wow. I must say that this was in no way the story that I was expecting. At all. I don’t even know if I can properly discuss it here without Amazon refusing to publish my review and/or being the Spoiler Queen of North Texas. So there’s this... 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!

BriefINK Review: ‘3:AM Kisses’ by Addison Moore

Genre: Barely Not Porn. Or Porn-Ish. Or Porn Lite. As I was reading this book, I just rolled my eyes and tried to understand why anyone would enjoy reading this. I mean, if you take out all of the sexual references, comments, descriptions, innuendos,... Read More | Share it now!

BriefINK Review: ‘Fangirl’ by Rainbow Rowell

Briefly: Twins Cath and Wren have always shared everything…a room, clothes, taking care of their father, a Simon Snow addiction. Headed off to college, Cath is surprised to discover that Wren has decided to branch out and room with someone else... Read More | Share it now!