My Soul to Save by Rachel Vincent

Posted August 12, 2013 by Brin in Reviews / 0 Comments
My Soul to Save by Rachel Vincent

Kaylee Cavanaugh is a bean sidhe (banshee), she screams for the souls of the dead. So when a young pop star at a concert she is attending drops dead on stage, Kaylee is surprised when her wail doesn’t come to the fore. It turns out that this pop star has sold her soul to a hellion damning herself to an eternity of suffering in the Netherworld (in exchange for short-term […]

My Soul to Take by Rachel Vincent

Posted August 12, 2013 by Brin in Reviews / 0 Comments
My Soul to Take by Rachel Vincent

This book and I have a bit of a history. I bought My Soul to Take and tried to read it when it first came out. After trying (and failing) a few times I decided that it just wasn’t for me and never really gave it much thought afterwards. Then I started hearing a lot of positive buzz about subsequent books in the series and my interest was piqued once more. I […]

The Summer I Became a Nerd by Leah Rae Miller

Posted August 11, 2013 by Brin in Reviews / 0 Comments
The Summer I Became a Nerd by Leah Rae Miller

The Summer I Became a Nerd was a cute, fun read from debut author Leah Rae Miller. Being a bit of a nerd myself, I found myself caught up in this story about a girl called Maddie – a ‘closeted’ nerd – who over the course of a summer learns to embrace her inner-geek and accept herself for who she really is, not the image she has been trying to project […]

Naked by Kevin Brooks

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Naked by Kevin Brooks

Naked is the first Kevin Brooks book I’ve read but it will definitely not be the last. This was a raw, exciting novel set in the burgeoning world of punk. The main character is Lili, a young classically trained musician who finds herself swept into this dirty, unglamorous music scene that began sweeping its way through 70’s-era England. She finds herself becoming the bassist of a group called ‘Naked’ but […]

The Catastrophic History of You and Me by Jess Rothenberg

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The Catastrophic History of You and Me by Jess Rothenberg

This was a quirky little story of a girl called Brie (like the cheese!) who literally dies of a broken heart when her boyfriend tells her he doesn’t love her. This is only the beginning of Brie’s story however. Brie meets a boy called Patrick in the afterlife who helps her through all the five stages of grief that she has to go through in order to ‘move on’. Although […]