Genre: Friendship

Stars Over Sunset Boulevard – Susan Meissner

Stars Over Sunset Boulevard – Susan Meissner

Stars Over Sunset Boulevard by Susan Meissner had the potential to be great. Instead it was good but lacked the emotional pull needed. Violet and Audrey are both secretaries at the movie studio filming Gone With the Wind in 1938. They become roommates out of necessity and friends out of shared […]

Posted June 21, 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

You Know Me Well – David Levithan, Nina LaCour

You Know Me Well – David Levithan, Nina LaCour

You Know Me Well by David Levithan and Nina LaCour is a touching story of first love, both found and lost. Mark and Kate have never been friends but on one crazy night at San Francisco Pride, they become an intrinsic part of the other’s life. Kate is running from the girl she has […]

Posted May 26, 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



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

Eleven Hours – Pamela Erens

Eleven Hours – Pamela Erens

Eleven Hours by Pamela Erens packs a lot of emotion into a short book. At just 176 pages and spanning the time frame of eleven hours (I know, that would be hard to guess!) it focuses on a woman in labor and the pregnant nurse assigned to her. Lore, the one in labor, […]

Posted April 29, 2016 by Laura in ARC April, Reviews / 2 Comments