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!
What if you had a plan for around ten years that was going (cough) swimmingly? And your best (and pretty much only) friend was always by your side? What would you do if your plan disintegrated for you, but not for your bff? What would you do if the... Read More | Share it now!
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!
Brendan Chase remembers the last time his family was happy; it was a year after his little sister, Courtney, was born, a month before his parents split up. Ever since, he’s had to deal with his stepfather, his own father moving far away, his... Read More | Share it now!
This is my third Sarah Dessen book. I’m not claiming to be a huge fan, but her books always seem thoughtful with themes that appear to border on the introspective. She’s not trying to impress you, get you to fall in love or help... Read More | Share it now!
At four in the morning, I was awakened suddenly by this realization: “Dash and Lily” are named after the American writers Dashiell Hammett and Lillian Hellman. Duh. And this realization came not only after reading this story twice, but... Read More | Share it now!
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!
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!
Briefly: Gemma Tucker has the perfect boyfriend. Teddy is always doing good, starting “Save the Warbler” clubs and watching documentaries about the plight of something. Truth is, Gemma feels like she needs to have a do-gooder in her life to make up... Read More | Share it now!
Briefly: Lottie’s boyfriend is about to propose, she just knows it. And, because she thinks too much (but not deeply), she is completely thrown off guard when he asks her…what they should do with his air miles. A trip somewhere, but not... Read More | Share it now!