Posts Tagged ‘ identity ’

Unfurl the Jib: Unbreak My Heart by Melissa Walker

3rd July 2012 | Closed

Clementine is forced to spend a summer on a boat with her family. This would be bad enough if it was any other summer, but to make it all worse, this is the summer after Clementine has lost all of her friends and had her heart broken into a million little pieces. Her life is […]


Love and Marriage Go Together Like a Horse and Carriage: Temptation by Karen Ann Hopkins

26th April 2012 | 14 Comments

Noah is Amish. Rose is English. (Not like tea and footy English; just not Amish.) They are not meant to be together, but when they lay eyes on each other, they immediately fall in love and know that they must find a way to spend the rest of their lives together–even if it means one […]


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 […]


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 […]


The Trench is Dug Within Our Hearts: Home Front by Kristin Hannah

26th January 2012 | 6 Comments

There are thousands of stories about men going off to war. There are just as many about women staying at home trying to hold down the fort while the men are at war. Home Front is not one of those stories. Jolene joined the military at 18. She had nothing. Her parents were dead, not […]