Review

The Problem with Forever

Forever was something we all took for granted, but the problem with forever was that it really didn’t exist. The Problem with Forever is an emotional and eye-opening book. The story is simple yet powerful, and reminds us that no matter how bad we think we have it, others have suffered worse. Mallory grew up… Read More The Problem with Forever

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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

Review

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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Everything, Everything

It’s easy to understand why so many people love this, but it simply didn’t leave any lasting impact or completely click with me. 17-year-old Madeline has a rare condition named SCID, meaning she is basically allergic to everything. She’s never gone to school, never left the house, never had a friend. But when a boy… Read More Everything, Everything

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One

I’ve read three of Sarah Crossan’s books so far, and this is, by far, the best book I’ve read of hers. It’s a short and simple story, but it packs a surprising emotional punch and reminds you about the power of sisterhood. One revolves around a set of 16-year-old conjoined twins named Grace and Tippi… Read More One