Review

With Malice

Why is they say that you always hurt the ones you love? Because you know exactly how to do it. With Malice is not a bad book by any means – it’s gripping and it keeps you on your toes from start to finish. But I can’t help but compare it to other YA mysteries… Read More With Malice

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My Sister’s Keeper

If you have a sister and she dies, do you stop saying you have one? Or are you always a sister, even when the other half of the equation is gone? My Sister’s Keeper is one of the most philosophical, thought-provoking books I have ever read. While the ending is less than satisfactory, the characterization… Read More My Sister’s Keeper

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Hunting Lila

Hunting Lila is a well-written and engaging novel that keeps you entertained from beginning to end. Despite how engaging it is, however, the romantic angst prevented it from being a perfect novel. When 17-year-old Lila discovers she is telekinetic, she travels to Los Angeles to visit her brother Jack and Jack’s best friend Alex, the… Read More Hunting Lila

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Outrun the Moon

Tragedy can give the pot a good shake, not only causing the good bits in us to float to the surface, but the nasty bits, too. Maybe it’s better to skim off the nasty parts and let them go. I read Stacey Lee’s Under a Painted Sky and found it extremely entertaining and well-written, so… Read More Outrun the Moon

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Girl Against the Universe

Sometimes terrible things happen and it’s no one’s fault. Sometimes we do the best we can and still have bad outcomes. I read Paula Stokes’ first two novels, The Art of Lainey and Liars Inc and enjoyed them, but I have to say that, in my opinion, Girl Against the Universe is Stokes’ best book… Read More Girl Against the Universe

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The Loose Ends List

I was really looking forward to The Loose Ends List because I absolutely adore books set on cruises, but, unfortunately, it failed to live up to my expectations. 17-year-old Maddie’s fantasy of a perfect summer break is shattered when her grandmother suddenly announces she has cancer. And, instead of getting treatment, her grandmother has decided… Read More The Loose Ends List

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