Tag: coming of age

Book Review: Reconstructing Amelia by Kimberly McCreight

Book Review: Reconstructing Amelia by Kimberly McCreight

August 5, 2016 Book review 12 ★★★★

Imagine the unthinkable. Imagine being a mother, pouring over your daughter’s social media after her death. Then imagine trying to reconstruct her life and trying to figure out if it was suicide or homicide. That’s the premise of Reconstructing Amelia by Kimberly McCreight.     Thoughts on Reconstructing Amelia by… Read more »

Book Review: Firefly Lane by Kristin Hannah

Book Review: Firefly Lane by Kristin Hannah

July 5, 2016 Book review 8 ★★★★½

My first thought on finishing Firefly Lane by Kristin Hannah was that this author obviously feels the need to break her readers on every book.  Well mission accomplished.  This broke me every bit as much as The Nightingale did last year.   My Thoughts on Firefly Lane by Kristin Hannah: I… Read more »

Book Review : The Long Fall by Julia Crouch

Book Review : The Long Fall by Julia Crouch

August 20, 2014 Book review 2 ★★★★

This one was a page turner and a half!  Not for the twists, not for the shock value but for two fascinating characters whose stories command your attention.  So I’m warning you now, before you start it, clear the decks as all you will want to do is read and… Read more »

Book Review : On The Fence by Kasie West

Book Review : On The Fence by Kasie West

July 1, 2014 Uncategorized 6 ★★★★

This book just about sums up what I love about YA Contemporary books. It’s got feel-good-feels all wrapped up and bound between the covers. First Line of On The Fence: “The engine whined against my attempt to go faster.” My Thoughts on On The Fence: It’s funny that my initial… Read more »

Book Review : Wating on the Sidelines by Ginger Scott

Book Review : Wating on the Sidelines by Ginger Scott

August 29, 2013 Book review 0 ★★★★

Waiting on the Sidelines is a captivating, coming of age journey following Nolan from High School to starting college.  For everyone who ever felt unsure, lacking confidence and just pure awkward, then this is a book where you will recognise bits of yourself. My thoughts My favourite part of this… Read more »