Tag: contemporary

When We Were by Alexandra Diaz

Posted October 4, 2015 by Brin in Reviews / 2 Comments
When We Were by Alexandra Diaz

I have a lot to thank this book for. I have been going through a major reading slump (again) this summer and I have barely felt like reading (which is not so great when you run a book blog). Thankfully, I was approached to review this books as part of Paper Lantern Lit’s Blog Tour. I am happy to say I enjoyed it a lot! When We Were by Alexandra Diaz is about […]

Review: Fan Art by Sarah Tregay

Posted July 31, 2014 by Brin in Reviews / 2 Comments
Review: Fan Art by Sarah Tregay

Aww, this book was so sweet! Honestly it was a truly adorable little story. Heart-warming and fluffy – it was just what I was in the mood to read. I had never read anything by Sarah Tregay prior to reading this book but I will definitely be checking out her other works. Fan Art is the story of Jamie Peterson. He is a kid who seems to have everything going […]

Review: Sweet Valley High #1 Double Love

Review: Sweet Valley High #1 Double Love

The tagline: Will Jessica steal Todd from Elizabeth? The answer: Yes of course! It’s par for the course with Jessica Wakefield, one half of Sweet Valley High’s beloved (or not!) twin sisters who are the envy of everyone who comes across their path. The golden-haired 16 year-old beauties Elizabeth and Jessica Wakefield were the main protagonists of this long-running series. I think a little background is needed here. I was a […]

Tristant and Elijah by Jennifer Lavoie

Posted June 22, 2014 by Brin in Reviews / 0 Comments
Tristant and Elijah by Jennifer Lavoie

I really enjoyed Jennifer Lavoie’s debut novel Andy Squared so when I saw this book on Netgalley I just knew I had to request it. I was over the moon when I was approved – thank you Bold Stroke Books! Tristant and Elijah was a really sweet story about an out high-school boy called Tristant who, along with his long-time crush Elijah, uncovers a somewhat illicit-sounding letter in amongst his great-uncle’s belongings. The […]

Sweet Valley High

Sweet Valley High

Ah, Sweet Valley High. How addicted to you I used to be (I mean it – I used to read these books all the time). I aspired to be Jessica Wakefield when I was a tween (even though in all likelihood I was more of an Elizabeth). Basically, I just wanted to be a Wakefield with their perfect size 6 figures, blond hair, blue-green eyes and dimples in their left […]