Genre: Family

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

Frannie and Tru – Karen Hattrup

Frannie and Tru – Karen Hattrup

Frannie and Tru by Karen Hattrup was so much. Like, it’s actually hard to put into words the full depth of this story. A classic coming of age tale narrated by a teen girl, Frannie, who longs to experience the world. She gets that chance when her older cousin Tru comes to […]

Posted May 27, 2016 by Laura in Reviews / 3 Comments

It’s Okay to Laugh – Nora McInerny Purmort

It’s Okay to Laugh – Nora McInerny Purmort

It’s Okay to Laugh: (Crying Is Cool Too) by Nora McInerny Purmort is a poignant look at young love tempered by the ever present shadow of death. Nora loses a pregnancy, her father and her husband within a six week time frame. What should be an emotional juggernaut is instead […]

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

26 Kisses – Anna Michels

26 Kisses – Anna Michels

26 Kisses by Anna Michels sounded like such a fun read. A heartsick girl who wants to make a change and decides to spend the summer before her senior year kissing her way through the alphabet. Unfortunately, the way Veda went about her task left a trail of hurt feelings and […]

Posted May 17, 2016 by Laura in Reviews / 1 Comment

Stirred – Tracy Ewens

Stirred – Tracy Ewens

There is just something about Tracy Ewens’ books that I enjoy. Smart, sharp romances with intelligent females and good guys. There is no posturing, no reforming a bad boy, just two people on a path to each other. Stirred is the story of Sage a mixologist and Garrett, who runs […]

Posted May 10, 2016 by Laura in Reviews / 1 Comment


Whisper to Me – Nick Lake

Whisper to Me – Nick Lake

Whisper to Me by Nick Lake had such promise. A fantastic sounding plot featuring a teen girl struggling with balancing love and her mental illness. A letter written to the boy she has hurt and a promise of a brighter future. Instead of getting the big heart tugs and emotional tie […]

Posted April 25, 2016 by Laura in ARC April, Reviews / 4 Comments