This review first appeared on MuggleNet's Book Trolley. My Rating: ★★★★☆ Genre(s): Young Adult Format: ARC provided by Scholastic Anything But Okay by Sarah Darer Littman is about a girl named Stella, and the struggles her family faces when her older brother, Rob, returns from his second tour in Afghanistan as almost a complete stranger. No one … Continue reading Book Review: “Anything But Okay” by Sarah Darer Littman
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My Rating: ★★★★★ Genre(s): Young adult Plot: [Copied from Goodreads] The Voss family is anything but normal. They live in a repurposed church, newly baptized Dollar Voss. The once cancer-stricken mother lives in the basement, the father is married to the mother’s former nurse, the little half-brother isn’t allowed to do or eat anything fun, and the eldest … Continue reading Book Review: Without Merit by Colleen Hoover **SPOILER FREE**
My Rating: ★★★★★ Genre(s): Young Adult Plot: [Copied from Goodreads] One day Carver Briggs had it all—three best friends, a supportive family, and a reputation as a talented writer at his high school, Nashville Academy for the Arts. The next day he lost it all when he sent a simple text to his friend Mars, right before Mars, … Continue reading Book Review: Goodbye Days by Jeff Zentner
Tonight he asked me if I'm okay I thought for a moment I said I was I'm not I'm not I'm not I'm not I told him I like myself better medicated That's only the half of it I'm afraid of myself Afraid of my blackouts Of my anger Of how the kids are going … Continue reading He Asked Me If I’m Okay
My Rating: ★★★★☆ Genre(s): Young Adult; Fantasy Plot: [Copied from Goodreads] All sixteen-year-old Heather MacNair wants is to feel normal, to shed the intense paranoia she’s worn all year like a scratchy sweater. Ever since her compulsion to self-harm came to light, Heather was kept under her doctor’s watchful eye. Her family thinks she’s better—and there’s nothing she … Continue reading Book Review: Bad Blood by Demitria Lunetta – Spoiler Free
I received this book from LibraryThing in exchange for an honest review. This did not, in any way, influence my review. My Rating: ★★★★☆ -- Really 3.5 but I rounded up Genre(s): Young Adult Plot: [Copied from Goodreads] Sixteen-year-old Sydney hates to talk (or even think) about sex. She's also fighting a secret battle against depression, and she's … Continue reading ARC Review: The Most Dangerous Thing by Leanne Lieberman — No Spoilers