Genre: Adolescence

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 […]

Speechless by Hannah Harrington

Posted August 6, 2013 by Brin in Reviews / 0 Comments
Speechless by Hannah Harrington

Speechless was a little gem of a book. I wasn’t sure at first how much I was going to like it. It trod similar ground to several YA novels I have read in the past. Formerly popular bitchy girl on the outs with the popular crowd – check. Girl has to find new friends because the old ones no longer want anything to do with her – check. Former friends launch […]

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 […]

The Only Alien on the Planet

Posted August 5, 2013 by Brin in Reviews / 0 Comments
The Only Alien on the Planet

Sometimes a book can take you completely by surprise. The Only Alien on the Planet is one such book. I bought this on a whim, thinking the description sounded intriguing (though the title did initially put me off a bit). I started reading and found I couldn’t stop until I had finished the book. I then went back and read it through again, not something I do very often. The […]