Genre: Social Issues


Aug 12
Review – Breathe, Annie, Breathe by Miranda Kenneally

Review – Breathe, Annie, Breathe by Miranda Kenneally

Reviews 0

Title:  Breathe, Annie, Breathe Series: Hundred Oaks #5 Author: Miranda Kenneally Release Date: July 15, 2014 Pages: 306 Goodreads Rating: 4.10/5 Stars My Rating: 4.5/5 Stars My Content Rating: Mature YA (Sexual activity, not explicit, but described; Some language) Summary from Goodreads: Annie hates running. No matter how far she jogs, she can’t escape the guilt that if she hadn’t broken up with Kyle, he might still… Read more »


Jul 28
Review – Pushing the Limits by Katie McGarry

Review – Pushing the Limits by Katie McGarry

Reviews 3 ★★★★½

Title:  Pushing the Limits Series: Pushing the Limits #1 Author: Katie McGarry Release Date: 2012 Pages: 392 Goodreads Rating: 4.12/5 Stars My Rating: 4.5/5 Stars My Content Rating: Mature YA (Sex is discussed, but not shown; Some language) Summary from Goodreads: So wrong for each other …and yet so right. No one knows what happened the night Echo Emerson went from popular girl with jock boyfriend… Read more »


Jul 25
ARC Review, Guest Post & Giveaway – Let’s Get Lost by Adi Alsaid

ARC Review, Guest Post & Giveaway – Let’s Get Lost by Adi Alsaid

Giveaways (Ended), Reviews 1 ★★★★

Title:  Let’s Get Lost Author: Adi Alsaid Release Date: July 29, 2014 Pages: 352 Goodreads Rating: 4.00/5 Stars My Rating: 4/5 Stars My Content Rating: YA (Nothing more than kissing; Some language and illegal behavior) Summary from Goodreads: Five strangers. Countless adventures. One epic way to get lost.  Four teens across the country have only one thing in common: a girl named LEILA. She… Read more »


Jun 07
Review – I Am the Weapon by Allen Zadoff

Review – I Am the Weapon by Allen Zadoff

Reviews 2 ★★★★½

Title: I Am the Weapon (Previous Title: Boy Nobody) Series: The Unknown Assassin #1 Author: Allen Zadoff Release Date: May 13, 2014 Pages: 368 Goodreads Rating: 3.93/0.5 Stars My Rating: 4.5/5 Stars My Content Rating: Mature YA (Characters have sex, but it’s not described; Violence) Summary from Goodreads:  They needed the perfect assassin. Boy Nobody is the perennial new kid in school, the one few… Read more »


May 28
ARC Review & Giveaway – My Last Kiss by Bethany Neal

ARC Review & Giveaway – My Last Kiss by Bethany Neal

Giveaways (Ended), Reviews 0 ★★★★

  Title: My Last Kiss Author: Bethany Neal Release Date: June 10, 2014 Pages: 368 Goodreads Rating: 3.87/5 Stars My Rating: 4/5 Stars My Content Rating: YA (Nothing more than kissing, Some violence) Genre: YA Paranormal Summary from Goodreads:  What if your last kiss was with the wrong boy?  Cassidy Haines remembers her first kiss vividly. It was on the old covered bridge the summer… Read more »


Apr 18
5 Star Review & Giveaway – Prisoner of Night and Fog by Anne Blankman

5 Star Review & Giveaway – Prisoner of Night and Fog by Anne Blankman

Giveaways (Ended), Reviews 0 ★★★★½

“Debut novelist Blankman’s account of life in Munich prior to Hitler’s 1933 elevation to the chancellorship is completely engrossing….Blankman creates riveting tension for her heroine and pulls readers through with an irresistible subplot featuring forbidden love.” — Publishers Weekly (starred review) “I’m in awed envy of the daring with which Anne Blankman plunges into her… Read more »


Mar 04
Review – This Song Will Save Your Life by Leila Sales

Review – This Song Will Save Your Life by Leila Sales

Reviews 0 ★★★★½

Title: This Song Will Save Your Life Author: Leila Sales Release Date: September, 2013 Pages: 279 Goodreads Rating: 4.06 stars My Rating: 4.5/5 stars My Content Rating: Mature YA (Themes of suicide and bullying; sex, though not explicit) Summary from Goodreads: Making friends has never been Elise Dembowski’s strong suit. All throughout her life, she’s been the butt of every joke and the outsider… Read more »


Jan 28
Review – You Look Different in Real Life by Jennifer Castle

Review – You Look Different in Real Life by Jennifer Castle

Reviews 0 ★★★★

Title: You Look Different in Real Life Author: Jennifer Castle Release Date: June 4, 2013 Pages: 355 Goodreads Rating: 3.63 Stars My Rating: 4/5 stars My Content Rating: PG-13 (Somewhat mature situations) Summary from Goodreads: For the rest of the world, the movies are entertainment. For Justine, they’re real life. The premise was simple: five kids, just living their lives. There’d be… Read more »


Dec 01
Review – My Life Next Door by Huntley Fitzpatrick

Review – My Life Next Door by Huntley Fitzpatrick

Reviews 0 ★★★★★

Title: My Life Next Door Author: Huntley Fitzpatrick Release Date: 2012 Pages: 394, Hardcover Goodreads Rating: 4.07 stars My Rating: 5/5 stars My Content Rating: PG-16 (Sexual content, but it’s handled tastefully and is not at all graphic) Summary from Goodreads: “One thing my mother never knew, and would disapprove of most of all, was that I watched the Garretts. All the time.”… Read more »


Oct 28
Review – Allegiant (Divergent #3) by Veronica Roth

Review – Allegiant (Divergent #3) by Veronica Roth

Reviews 4 ★★★★½

Title: Allegiant Series: Divergent #3 Author: Veronica Roth Release Date: October 22, 2013 Pages: 526, Hardcover Goodreads Rating: 4.07 stars My Rating: 4.5/5 stars My Content Rating: PG-16 (Sex is not directly described, but some intense violence) Summary from Goodreads: One choice will define you. What if your whole world was a lie? What if a single revelation—like a single choice—changed everything? What if love… Read more »