Book Quote #1

“Maybe love was not always going to be something I recognized when I saw it. Maybe it was not the reward you got for working through something, but the working through itself.” -What Happens Now by Jennifer Castle

Book Review: Audacity by Melanie Crowder

Details Title: Audacity Author: Melanie Crowder Published in: 2015 Pages: 400 Genres: historical fiction, realistic fiction, poetry Summary "The inspiring story of Clara Lemlich, whose fight for equal rights led to the largest strike by women in American history A gorgeously told novel in verse written with intimacy and power, Audacity is inspired by the real-life story … Continue reading Book Review: Audacity by Melanie Crowder

Book Review: Girl Against the Universe by Paula Stokes

Details Title: Girl Against the Universe Author: Paula Stokes Published in: 2016 Pages: 382 Genres: realistic fiction, contemporary fiction, romance, mental illness Summary "Maguire is bad luck. No matter how many charms she buys off the internet or good luck rituals she performs each morning, horrible things happen when Maguire is around. Like that time … Continue reading Book Review: Girl Against the Universe by Paula Stokes

Book Review: The Odds of Loving Grover Cleveland by Rebekah Crane

Details Title: The Odds of Loving Grover Cleveland Author: Rebekah Crane Published in: 2016 Pages: 260 Genres: contemporary fiction, realistic fiction, romance, mental illness Summary "According to sixteen-year-old Zander Osborne, nowhere is an actual place—and she’s just fine there. But her parents insist that she get out of her head—and her home state—and attend Camp … Continue reading Book Review: The Odds of Loving Grover Cleveland by Rebekah Crane

Book Review: Saint Anything by Sarah Dessen

Details Title: Saint Anything Author: Sarah Dessen Published in: 2015 Pages: 417 Genres: realistic fiction, contemporary, romance Summary "Peyton, Sydney's charismatic older brother, has always been the star of the family, receiving the lion's share of their parents' attention and—lately—concern. When Peyton's increasingly reckless behavior culminates in an accident, a drunk driving conviction, and a … Continue reading Book Review: Saint Anything by Sarah Dessen

Book Series Review: Arisa by Natsumi Ando

Details Series Title: Arisa Author: Natsumi Ando Published in: 2010-2014 (first published 2009-2012) Books in Series: 12 Genres: thriller, mystery, contemporary, manga Summary "Tsubasa thinks that her pretty and popular twin sister, Arisa, has the perfect life. Everyone at school loves Arisa—unlike the hot-tempered Tsubasa, whose nickname is “the Demon Princess.” But when Arisa attempts … Continue reading Book Series Review: Arisa by Natsumi Ando

Book Review: The Half Life of Molly Pierce by Katrina Leno

Details Title: The Half Life of Molly Pierce Author: Katrina Leno Published in: 2014 Pages: 256 Genres: mystery, contemporary fiction, mental health/mental illness, realistic fiction Summary "You take it for granted. Waking up. Going to school, talking to your friends. Watching a show on television or reading a book or going out to lunch. You … Continue reading Book Review: The Half Life of Molly Pierce by Katrina Leno