Posts Tagged ‘ high schools ’

Drink The Kool Aid: The Right and The Real by Joelle Anthony

26th April 2012 | 9 Comments

I can’t remember the last book that kept me up reading through the night. They don’t come along often. I really love my sleep. But I loved The Right and The Real even more. I started it before bed, figuring I would read a few chapters, but ultimately could not put it down. And it […]


Hot or Not: The List by Siobhan Vivian

18th April 2012 | 2 Comments

I’m attracted to books about body image, but I have to admit that most of the ones I’ve tried to read recently have gone to the DNF pile pretty quickly. Few of them had anything particularly new to say, and I wasn’t blown away by the writing enough to struggle through the cliched messages. I […]


It’s the End of the World as We Know It: This is Not a Test by Courtney Summers

29th March 2012 | 7 Comments

Imagine The Breakfast Club being interrupted by a zombie apocalypse and you’ll have a pretty good idea what it’s like to read Courtney Summers’ This is Not a Test. I love Courtney Summers’ writing. It is no secret that she manages to make me cry like a baby with every book she writes. Summers is […]


Freshman Year & Other Unnatural Disasters by Meredeith Zeitlin

2nd March 2012 | 4 Comments

It is Kelsey’s freshman year and she is ready to start over and stand out. Her goals for the year include: Not being embarrassed by her parents, who are positively annoying and frequently frustrated by her “Typical Adolescent Behavior” Finally going out with Mr. Hottie McHoterson, Jordan Rothman, who she has been crushing on forever […]


I Wish the Ocean Was Warm, I Feel Like Drowning: Drowning Instinct by Ilsa J. Bick

24th January 2012 | 14 Comments

What I knew about Drowning Instinct before reading it: Nothing. I loved the cover. I occasionally talk to Ilsa Bick on Twitter about challah and rugelach. I might have read a synopsis at one point, but by the time I read the book, I’d forgotten what it said. What you should know about Drowning Instinct […]