Tag: contemporary

P.S. I Love You by Barbara Conklin

Posted January 30, 2014 by Brin in Reviews / 1 Comment
P.S. I Love You by Barbara Conklin

Not to be confused with the novel of the same name by Cecelia Ahern (which was turned into a movie starring Gerard Butler and Hilary Swank), P.S. I Love You by Barbara Conklin was the first book in the titular Sweet Dreams series (think Harlequin or Mills and Boon novels except aimed at the teenage market). My previous blog entry on the Sweet Dreams Series provided a bit more detail on […]

Jumble Your Genres Reading Challenge 2014

Posted January 27, 2014 by Brin in Challenges / 0 Comments
Jumble Your Genres Reading Challenge 2014

Hosted by Readers Live A Thousand Lives, Lovin Los Libros, and Corrie The Book Crazed Girl Jumble Your Genres Reading Challenge 2014 The goal of this challenge is to mix up the genres/categories that we read. Sometimes we get stuck in the genre/category we are reading and read nothing else. This challenge is designed to mix it up  a little. Each month will feature a different genre/category – the goal […]

Falling for the Ghost of You

Posted August 24, 2013 by Brin in Reviews / 1 Comment
Falling for the Ghost of You

I wasn’t sure what to expect when I picked up Falling for the Ghost of You. The title really was a bit misleading. I thought that the book was going to be a lot darker than it ultimately turned out to be. I ended up getting a light, fluffy teen romance (albeit one with sexy-times) and to be honest I am not sure if that is a good thing or a […]

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 […]

The Dark Tide by Josh Lanyon

Posted August 20, 2013 by Brin in Reviews / 0 Comments
The Dark Tide by Josh Lanyon

The Dark Tide, the fifth (and final book) in the Adrien English series, follows on directly from the events of the previous book Death of a Pirate King. While the previous book had my heart in a vice throughout, this book was much easier to get through, though it did have its fair share of angst. Adrien is recovering from his open-heart surgery, after having gone into cardiac arrest when he was shot […]