Review : Belzhar by Meg Wolitzer

Review : Belzhar by Meg Wolitzer

Belzhar by Meg Wolitzer Pages : 264 Genre : YA Stand alone My Rating : 2/5 About the Book  : If life were fair, Jam Gallahue would still be  at home in New Jersey with her sweet British  boyfriend, Reeve Maxfield. She’d be watching  old comedy sketches with him. She’d be kissing  him in the library stacks. She certainly wouldn’t be at The Wooden Barn, a therapeutic boarding school in rural Vermont, living with a weird...

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Review : The Break-Up Artist by Philip Siegel & Something Like Fate by Susane Colasanti

Review : The Break-Up Artist by Philip Siegel & Something Like Fate by Susane Colasanti

The Break-Up Artist by Philip Siegel Pages : 319 Genre : YA, Fiction Stand alone My Rating : 3/5 About the Book  : Some sixteen-year-olds babysit for extra cash. Some work at the mall. Becca Williamson breaks up couples. Becca knows from experience the damage that love can do. After all, it was so-called love that turned Huxley from her childhood best friend into a social-world dictator, and love that left Becca’s older sister...

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Review : Dark Tide by Elizabeth Haynes

Review : Dark Tide by Elizabeth Haynes

Dark Tide by Elizabeth Haynes Pages : 400 Genre : Psychological Thriller Stand alone My Rating : 2/5 About the Book  : Genevieve has finally escaped the stressful demands of her sales job and achieved her dream: to leave London behind and begin a new life aboard a houseboat in Kent. Not many people know that she financed her fresh start by working weekends as a dancer at a less-than-reputable gentlemen’s club called the Barclay,...

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Review : The Pretty One by Lucinda Rosenfeld

Review : The Pretty One by Lucinda Rosenfeld

The Pretty One by Lucinda Rosenfeld Pages : 320 Genre : Women Fiction Stand Alone My Rating : 2/5 From the back of the book : Perfect. Pretty. Political. For nearly forty years, The Hellinger sisters of Hastings-on-Hudson have played the roles set down by their loving but domineering mother Carol. Perri, a mother of three, rules her four-bedroom palace in Westchester with a velvet fist, managing to fold even fitted sheets into...

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Audio Reviews : Everyone Worth Knowing, Seriously… I’m kidding and The Statues that Walked

Audio Reviews : Everyone Worth Knowing, Seriously… I’m kidding and The Statues that Walked

I noticed I tend to take a lot less notes while listening to audiobooks, but I still want to share a few comments on the books I recently listened too; hence, it is once more time for mini-reviews! * * * Everyone Worth Knowing by Lauren Weisberger Narrator : Eliza Dushku Lenght : Abridged, 4h58 Genre : Women’s fiction Stand Alone My rating : 2/5 From Goodreads : Soon after Bette Robinson quits her horrendous Manhattan banking job...

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Review : The Selection

Review : The Selection

The Selection by Kiera Cass Pages : 327 Genre : YA, Speculative Fiction Series : The Selection, book 1 My Rating : What it’s about : The whole country of Illéa is on their toes : the Prince is ready to get married. In order for him to find the perfect wife, the Selection is organized : 35 girls from different castes of society will compete for his love (and the crown), until one steals his heart. It’s almost by accident that...

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Review : Poison Study, Magic Study, Fire Study

Review : Poison Study, Magic Study, Fire Study

Poison Study;  by Maria V. Snyder Genre : Fantasy Series : Study series : Book 1 My Rating : Magic Study;  by Maria V. Snyder Genre : Fantasy Series : Study series : Book 2 My Rating :  Fire Study;  by Maria V. Snyder Genre : Fantasy Series : Study series : Book 3 My Rating :  Sentenced to death, Yelena will seize any opportunity to stay alive; so when she is offered the position of  food tester for the Commander, she...

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Review : The Other Life

Review : The Other Life

The Other Life by Suzanne Winnacker Pages : 315 Genre : YA, Post-Apocalypse Series : The Other Life, Book 1 My Rating : What it’s about : 3 years, 1 month, 1 week and 6 days : that’s the time Sherry has spent living in a sealed bunker with her family, after a deadly strand of rabies threatened mankind. When they suddenly run out of food, Sherry and her father decide to face the dangerous outside world for the first time in...

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