Genre: Drugs & Alcohol Abuse

The Homecoming – Stacie Ramey

The Homecoming – Stacie Ramey

Praise for The Homecoming “A stirring close-up of a family haunted by emotional trauma.” — Kirkus Reviews “The overall message of relying on family and friends for support is clear, and John’s pain and confusion are palpable… the male point of view distinguishes it in a field crowded with girls’ […]

Posted December 20, 2016 by Laura in Blog Tours, Giveaway, Reviews / 2 Comments

Lost Stars – Lisa Selin Davis

Lost Stars – Lisa Selin Davis

Lost Stars by Lisa Selin Davis is the story of a family coping with a devastating loss that may end up tearing the whole family apart. Carrie has turned to partying, her mother took off, her little sister is lost in the shuffle and her father is just angry. Facing the […]

Posted September 27, 2016 by Laura in Blog Tours, Giveaway, Reviews / 2 Comments

Other Broken Things – C. Desir

Other Broken Things – C. Desir

Other Broken Things kept me up till 2 a.m. and I’m not sad about that at all. This is the type of YA book I love. Smart and with a well defined sense of self, it wasn’t trying to hard to be edgy or cool. The world built was strong […]

Posted December 24, 2015 by Laura in Reviews / 3 Comments

The Blackmail Of Evelynn Faust – Shirley Anne Edwards

The Blackmail Of Evelynn Faust – Shirley Anne Edwards

The Blackmail Of Evelynn Faust has such a good premise. Bad girl caught by police chief’s son and blackmailed. That could be super juicy and emotional. That’s why it saddened me that it was instead a trope-y mash-up of YA generalities. Uncaring and unconcerned parents? Check. Boys who treat girls like possessions? […]

Posted November 18, 2015 by Laura in Reviews / 0 Comments