Genre: Social Issues



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

Flawed – Cecelia Ahern

Flawed – Cecelia Ahern

Oh Flawed, how I wanted to read you. You were one of my WoW picks back in December and when I saw you come up on Netgalley, I requested with such hope in my heart. When I found out I got the ARC I was so happy. I have read […]

Posted March 29, 2016 by Laura in Reviews / 5 Comments

Firstlife – Gena Showalter

Firstlife – Gena Showalter

Oh Gena, you have done it again. Great action, great characters and a gripping and unique plot. Firstlife has been on my radar for months and I was trying to patiently wait for publication. Then I got it and had to wait as I had some other reads scheduled first. When I was […]

Posted March 5, 2016 by Laura in Reviews / 0 Comments

In Real Life – Jessica Love

In Real Life – Jessica Love

You know how some days you just want a nice vanilla sundae with some hot fudge? Not overly complex, fast but still really good… In Real Life was the book form of that for me. Good story, a quick read and it totally hit the spot. Hannah and Nick have know each […]

Posted February 19, 2016 by Laura in Reviews / 2 Comments

This Is Where It Ends – Marieke Nijkamp

This Is Where It Ends – Marieke Nijkamp

This is Where it Ends was on my list of most eagerly awaited 2016 debuts. I heard about it in fall of 2015 and requested it on both Netgalley and Edelweiss. I did not receive it on either, so I grabbed it for my Kindle once it was released. I […]

Posted February 8, 2016 by Laura in Reviews / 3 Comments

Thicker Than Water – Kelly Fiore

Thicker Than Water – Kelly Fiore

Thicker Than Water is sharp and smart. Teen drug use and overdose stories can be very preachy or overly emotional and this was not. This was a very good balance of emotion, fact, family dysfunction and drama. Well paced and with a very well built world, Thicker Than Water also had a very […]

Posted December 21, 2015 by Laura in Reviews / 1 Comment