Tag Archives: growing up

‘Paradise City’ by C. J. Duggan

Part of the fun while reading this book was deciphering the Oz-y slang used throughout the story. Some of it I guessed from context, some I looked up (I will now forever refer to an ice chest as an “esky”) and some I just didn’t... Read More | Share it now!

BriefINK: A Baker’s Dozen ~ ‘My Life with the Walter Boys’ by Ali Novak

Briefly: After the tragic deaths of Jackie’s entire family in a car accident, she moves from New York City to Colorado to live with the family of her mother’s best friend from college. It is on the flight there that Jackie is told that she... Read More | Share it now!

Book Review: ‘Nantucket Blue’ by Leila Howland

The Low Down: Cricket Thompson is almost closer to her best friend’s family than her own. Unfortunately, ever since her parents divorced, her mother doesn’t leave the house much and has become depressed. She even keeps a framed photo of her... Read More | Share it now!