Tag: death

The Catastrophic History of You and Me by Jess Rothenberg

Posted August 11, 2013 by Brin in Reviews / 0 Comments
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 […]

Suicide Watch by Kelley York

Posted August 7, 2013 by Brin in Reviews / 2 Comments
Suicide Watch by Kelley York

Is it possible to feel depressed and uplifted at the same time? I love books that make me feel and Suicide Watch hit me in the feels – hard. I was very impressed by Kelley York’s debut novel Hushed but I loved Suicide Watch even more if that is possible. The characters broke my heart into teeny, tiny pieces but now it is time to try and put it all back together again to try and […]

The Shattering by Karen Healey

Posted August 7, 2013 by Brin in Reviews / 0 Comments
The Shattering by Karen Healey

Karen Healey’s The Shattering was a gripping paranormal thriller that I just could not put down. The story was involving and the characters very authentic and relatable. The novel focuses on three characters: Keri, Janna and Sione. These three teens have something terrible in common – their elder brothers all committed suicide. Keri’s brother is the latest victim. After his death, Janna comes to Keri with the notion that it […]

Chasing Brooklyn by Lisa Schroeder

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