Genre: Abuse

Don’t Breathe a Word by Holly Cupala

Posted August 21, 2013 by Brin in Reviews / 0 Comments
Don’t Breathe a Word by Holly Cupala

Don’t Breathe a Word by Holly Cupala is a very intense novel. It is about a girl called Joy Delamere who runs away from home to escape the confines of an abusive relationship. Joy’s life has always been sheltered and protected. Growing up with a severe form of asthma, her health scares have made her parents very protective of her. Her older brother was always her support but now that he […]

Wait for You by J. Lynn

Posted August 6, 2013 by Brin in Reviews / 1 Comment
Wait for You by J. Lynn

Wait for You by J. Lynn (pseudonym for author Jennifer L. Armentrout) was a really involving contemporary romance novel (and I think Cam is up there on my list of top book boyfriends!). Avery Morgansten is a college freshman, who decides to start afresh on the other side of the country to escape a terrible event that happened to her five years ago; one which has tormented and hounded her. […]

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 […]