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Review: ‘Peas and Carrots’ by Tanita S. Davis #COYER #SRC

Told from alternating points of view, Peas and Carrots is the story of two teen girls, different in just about every way, who have to learn how to get along while in a foster care situation. Odessa “Dess” Matthews has had it rough. Living... Read More | Share it now!

Review: ‘Far From You’ by Tess Sharpe #COYER #2016HW

Everyone, from the detective to her own parents, know that it was Sophie’s fault that Mina was killed. After all, Sophie is the one who’s hooked on Oxy, not Mina. Booker’s Point is not a place you go without wanting to score. And when... 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: ‘The Fall of Butterflies’ by Andrea Portes #SRC

Willa Parker (whose name you don’t know until Chapter 5) has decided to leave her cafeteria table of gentle misfits and go to boarding school. Though she hasn’t spoken to her mother in a long while, she knew her mom could pull the... Read More | Share it now!

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!

Secrets, lies and no escape ~ ‘The Casual Vacancy’ by J. K. Rowling #Review #COYER

Just like all of the Harry Potter novels, I purchased this book to be delivered on publishing day. Unlike Harry Potter, I have only just read it. I highly suspect that its average rating can partially be blamed on the fact that it isn’t the... Read More | Share it now!

Exorcise took years off his life ~ ‘Black Beast’ by R. S. Guthrie #Review #COYER #RWBRAT

The very definition of a hard-bitten detective novel, Black Beast kicks off the Bobby Mac detective series with a bazooka, not a hand grenade (to borrow from the book). Bobby is a detective with the Denver Police Department who is still feeling the... Read More | Share it now!

NEW! Review: ‘Those Girls’ by Lauren Saft #BookBirthday

It’s been a week or so since I finished Those Girls, and I still can’t decide how I feel about it. A book full of cynicism, f-words, out-of-control behavior and unpleasant (at best) characters, it has more of a reality show feel than... Read More | Share it now!

BriefINK Review: NEW! ‘The Memory Hit’ by Carla Spradbery #BookBirthday

What if you find a book to be engrossing, well-written and gripping…but something was missing? The Memory Hit is exactly this. There’s much to captivate and draw you in, from the boy/girl twins, children of a notorious underworld figure,... Read More | Share it now!

Review: ‘Screaming Divas’ by Suzanne Kamata #2WeeksofThanks

This review is part of my Two Weeks of Thanks to book publisher Merit Press. They have generously and continuously provided me with books to review over the past two years. Trudy lies and steals. Cassie is consumed by anger. Harumi steps away from her... Read More | Share it now!