Sweethearts by Sara Zarr

Posted August 6, 2013 by Brin in Reviews / 2 Comments
Sweethearts by Sara Zarr

Heartbreaking is the word that most sums up this book for me. Heartbreaking and beautiful. I loved the storyline, loved the characters…it all came together rather perfectly for me. Sweethearts is the story of a girl called Jennifer Harris and a boy named Cameron Quick. As children they are the best of friends. Both unpopular outcasts who are teased and bullied by the other children, the two share a very […]

Geek Girl by Cindy C. Bennett

Posted August 5, 2013 by Brin in Reviews / 0 Comments
Geek Girl by Cindy C. Bennett

This was a cute little book. I was surprised at how drawn into the story I was and I literally had a massive grin on my face throughout parts of the novel. Geek Girl is the story of a girl called Jennifer (Jen) Jones. Jen is a troubled foster kid who never really stays long with any particular family. She is a goth and hangs out with the other troubled […]

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

Posted August 5, 2013 by Brin in Reviews / 0 Comments
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. […]