Genre: Friendship

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Jun 13
Every Last Word Review

Every Last Word Review

Every Last Word by Tamara Ireland Stone Publisher: Disney Electronic Content Date Published: June 16th 2015 Genres: Emotions & Feelings, Friendship, Mental Illness, Social Themes, Young Adult Format: Audiobook Pages: 368 Audiobook Length: 8 hrs and 15 mins Audiobook Narrator: Amy Rubinate Source: Free audiobook download from Sync summer audio pairings Rating: Description: If you could read my mind, you wouldn’t be smiling. Samantha McAllister looks just like the rest of the popular girls in her junior class. But hidden beneath the straightened hair and expertly applied makeup is a secret that her friends would never understand: Sam has Purely-Obsessional… Read more »

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May 27
Book Review – The Serpent King

Book Review – The Serpent King

The Serpent King by Jeff Zentner Publisher: Random House Children’s Books Date Published: March 8th 2016 Genres: Adolescence, Coming of Age, Friendship, Love & Romance, Physical & Emotional Abuse, Social Issues, Young Adult Format: eBook Pages: 384 Rating: Description: Named one of the Most Anticipated YA Books of 2016 by Paste Magazine and Popcrush.com   “A story about friendship, family and forgiveness, it’s as funny and witty as it is utterly heartbreaking.” —PasteMagazine.com   “Will fill the infinite space that was left in your chest after you finished The Perks of Being a Wallflower.” —BookRiot.com   “A brutally honest portrayal… Read more »

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Dec 18
Book Review – Winter Town

Book Review – Winter Town

Winter Town by Stephen Emond Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Date Published: December 5th 2011 Genres: Adolescence, Family, Friendship, Love & Romance, Parents, Social Issues, Young Adult Format: Hardcover Pages: 336 Rating: Description: Every winter, straight-laced, Ivy League bound Evan looks forward to a visit from Lucy, a childhood pal who moved away after her parent’s divorce. But when Lucy arrives this year, she’s changed. The former “girl next door” now has chopped dyed black hair, a nose stud, and a scowl. But Evan knows that somewhere beneath the Goth, “Old Lucy” still exists, and he’s determined to… Read more »

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Sep 11
Book Review – Isla and the Happily Ever After

Book Review – Isla and the Happily Ever After

Isla and the Happily Ever After by Stephanie Perkins Series: Anna and the French Kiss #3 Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated Date Published: 2014 Genres: Dating & Sex, Friendship, Love & Romance, Social Issues, Young Adult Format: eBook Pages: 339 Rating: Description: Stephanie Perkins’s characters fall in love the way we all want to, in real time and for good.” Rainbow Rowell, Award-winning, bestselling author of Eleanor & Park and Fangirl A New York Times Bestseller Love ignites in the City That Never Sleeps, but can it last? Hopeless romantic Isla has had a crush on introspective cartoonist Josh since… Read more »

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Aug 07
Paper Towns Book vs Movie Review

Paper Towns Book vs Movie Review

Description: Adapted from the bestselling novel by author John Green, PAPER TOWNS is a coming-of-age story centering on Quentin and his enigmatic neighbor Margo, who loved mysteries so much she became one. After taking him on an all-night adventure through their hometown, Margo suddenly disappears – leaving behind cryptic clues for Quentin to decipher. The search leads Quentin and his quick-witted friends on an exhilarating adventure that is equal parts hilarious and moving. Ultimately, to track down Margo, Quentin must find a deeper understanding of true friendship – and true love. Director: Jake Schreier Stars: Nat Wolff, Cara Delevingne Information from… Read more »

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Jul 03
Book Review – Will Grayson, Will Grayson

Book Review – Will Grayson, Will Grayson

Will Grayson, Will Grayson by David Levithan, John Green Publisher: Dutton E P (children) Date Published: 2010 Genres: Coming of Age, Friendship, Homosexuality, Performing Arts, Social Issues, Theater, Young Adult Format: Audiobook Pages: 310 Audiobook Length: 7 hours 52 minutes Audiobook Narrator: MacLeod Andrews, Nick Podehl Rating: Description: One cold night, in a most unlikely corner of Chicago, two teens, both named Will Grayson, are about to cross paths. As their worlds collide and intertwine, the Will Graysons find their lives going in new and unexpected directions, building toward romantic turns-of-heart and the epic production of history’s most fabulous high… Read more »

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