Genre: Friendship

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. […]

The Only Alien on the Planet by Kristen D. Randle

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

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 […]

A Little Wanting Song by Cath Crowley

Posted August 5, 2013 by Brin in Reviews / 0 Comments
A Little Wanting Song by Cath Crowley

A Little Wanting Song by Cath Crowley is a little gem of a book. In many respects it is a pretty typical coming-of-age tale but the characters elevate this story beyond the usual. They are very realistic and relatable, even if you don’t particularly like them at times. The story is told in dual narrative, from the perspective of Charlie Duskin and Rose Butler, two teenage girls from different backgrounds. […]