Tag Archives: coming-of-age

But something’s on the horizon: ‘No Alligators in Sight’ by Kirsten B. Feldman #Review #COYER #BPRAT

Honesty time: I have put this book off forever. At least a year, if not longer. And that’s not cool, especially since someone sent it to me to review. An actual book. I tried to start it a while ago, and just couldn’t get into it, so I let... Read More | Share it now!

Review: ‘Love and Other Perishable Items’ by Laura Buzo

Almost-Sixteen-Year-Old Amelia falls for Almost-22-Year-Old Chris who she meets when she starts working at a local grocery store after school. He’s the first guy who as ever acted like she was worth hanging around. She doesn’t even have to... Read More | Share it now!

Censor This Book? ~ ‘The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian’ by Sherman Alexie

Briefly: Arnold “Junior” Spirit doesn’t have much. Life on the reservation means that you are poor, hungry and stuck. On top of those misfortunes, Junior also has had medical problems since birth, so that makes him an easy target for... 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!

Release Week Book Review: ‘Twerp’ by Mark Goldblatt

What a nice present for Mr. Goldblatt. His latest novel, Twerp, was published a week and a half before his June 8th birthday. One thing I find myself thinking about a lot when I read is the distinct split between the then and now of technology. To be... Read More | Share it now!

Review: ‘Black Swan Green’ by David Mitchell

Adolescence. If there’s something else like that time in your life, I’ve never heard of it. When is there another period that alternates between being excruciatingly horrible and exhilaratingly brilliant? Awkwardness, attraction, body changes.... Read More | Share it now!