Genre: Emotions & Feelings

Giant YA/NA Heap O’ Reviews

Giant YA/NA Heap O’ Reviews

Learning to Swear in America by Katie Kennedy was such a unique read. Yuri is a seventeen year-old Russian physicist prodigy, who is recruited to the United States to help save the world. An asteroid is headed toward Earth and NASA needs every mind they can get. Yuri had been sheltered in Russia […]

Posted December 7, 2016 by Laura in 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

The Outliers – Kimberly McCreight

The Outliers – Kimberly McCreight

The Outliers by Kimberly McCreight was a mismash. The author has some great writing skills and some not so good story telling skills. A girl who is afraid to leave her house leaves by deep breathing and closing her eyes. A boy she doesn’t trust becomes her ally almost instantly. When […]

Posted May 1, 2016 by Laura in ARC April, Reviews / 4 Comments

The Versions of Us – Laura Barnett

The Versions of Us – Laura Barnett

The Versions of Us by Laura Barnett is a tale told in three parts. Each section begins with the same day; and the meeting or almost meeting of two students. Told in alternating chapters each timeline unfurls through the decades with each what if covered. It is an interesting concept for a […]

Posted April 22, 2016 by Laura in ARC April, Reviews / 1 Comment

Tragedy Girl – Christine Hurley Deriso

Tragedy Girl – Christine Hurley Deriso

Tragedy Girl should have been amazing. A teen girl who has to start over after her parents death, a teen boy recovering from the tragic drowning of his girlfriend and a new love blossoming. A love that turns dark and has potentially tragic consequences. Yes, please sign me up. Instead I read […]

Posted April 8, 2016 by Laura in Reviews / 1 Comment

This Is Where the World Ends – Amy Zhang

This Is Where the World Ends – Amy Zhang

I was initially worried about how I would like This Is Where the World Ends as it says in the blurb that it has a nonlinear writing style and dual narrators and that could be very very good, or very very bad. The good news, it was amazing! The way the […]

Posted March 18, 2016 by Laura in Reviews / 2 Comments

Save Me, Kurt Cobain – Jenny Manzer

Save Me, Kurt Cobain – Jenny Manzer

When Nevermind released in 1991 I was in 8th grade. I remember seeing the cover of the cassette tape with the swimming baby and being intrigued. The album opened my 13-year-old mind to new ideas and sounds. I remember the “cool” P.E. teacher letting us play the tape on Friday Free Days. […]

Posted March 6, 2016 by Laura in Reviews / 1 Comment

The Things We Keep – Sally Hepworth

The Things We Keep – Sally Hepworth

I first heard of The Things We Keep back in September from Breaking the Spine’s Waiting on Wednesday. I was instantly intrigued by the synopsis as I really enjoyed Still Alice. So I was very glad I was able to get approval for the ACR on Netgalley. I am glad I […]

Posted January 3, 2016 by Laura in Reviews / 0 Comments