Author: Brin

You Against Me by Jenny Downham

Posted August 5, 2013 by Brin in Reviews / 0 Comments
You Against Me by Jenny Downham

You against Me was a book I had wanted to read for quite some time. I was not disappointed. This was a real powerhouse of a novel. It kept me gripped from the first page right to the very last. Mikey McKenzie: Mikey’s world has just been turned upside down. His younger sister Karyn has been raped and is now refusing to leave their flat. His mother, an alcoholic, is […]

Everything Beautiful by Simmone Howell

Posted August 5, 2013 by Brin in Reviews / 0 Comments
Everything Beautiful by Simmone Howell

Everything Beautiful is the story of a girl called Riley Rose. Riley is a girl who does not care what people think. She smokes, she drinks, she has sex with boys. Riley is a refreshing change in a protagonist as she is also overweight and really could not give a crap about it. Riley lost her mother at a young age and ever since she has rebelled against authority. After […]

Impossible by Komal Lewis

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Impossible by Komal Lewis

Impossible is the story of two very different teenagers. Ashton Summers is your typical pretty and popular cheerleader. She seems to have it all going for her. Luca Byron is the boy who lives next door. He is a rocker, covered in tattoos, with dyed black hair and eyeliner. The two have been neighbours their whole lives and used to be best friends until a tragic event tore them apart. […]

Chasing Brooklyn by Lisa Schroeder

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Chasing Brooklyn by Lisa Schroeder

Chasing Brooklyn is told in verse and it has the distinction of being the first verse-narrative that I have been able to get all the way through. More than that, I ended up really enjoying the story and the characters. It is the story of a girl called Brooklyn and a boy called Nico, who share dual narrative in the novel. Brooklyn lost her boyfriend Lucca in a car accident […]

The Indigo Spell by Richelle Mead

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The Indigo Spell by Richelle Mead

I have been waiting with baited breath for The Indigo Spell since I finished reading The Golden Lily, anxiously watching for updates, gnawing my fingernails down to the quick in anticipation (well not quite that bad but getting there!). I was worried that by hyping myself up so much I would be disappointed with the reality but I am happy to report that The Indigo Spell was everything I hoped […]