It’s been almost three weeks since I finished this book and I’m still not over it. The micro-aggression. The outright aggression. The abuse. The feeling of helplessness. The isolation. The small ways abusive and possessive relationships grow into something so big and all-encompassing that the world seems to come crashing down on you. Heather Demetrios has created a masterful study of teen abusive relationships that we’ll talking about for a long, long time.
Five handsome, privileged best friends go on a hunting trip. Four return. Was it an accident? Was it murder? And who pulled the trigger? Be sure you have the day clear because once you start THIS IS OUR STORY, you won’t be able to put it down. Continue reading “First Reads Friday: This Is Our Story by Ashley Elston”
In Puff Daddy’s immortal words in his 90’s masterpiece “It’s All About the Benjamins” featuring the immortal Notorious B.I.G.:
“But still, everything’s real in the field
And what you can’t have now, leave in your will
But don’t knock me for tryin’ to bury
Seven zeros, over in Rio Dijanery”
We’re all trying to be someone, make something and nothing epitomizes the struggle more than the thrilling, futuristic sci-fi, The Thousandth Floor. Continue reading “First Reads Friday: The Thousandth Floor”
Three Sisters. One Crown. Winner Takes ALL. We review Kendare Blake’s Three Dark Crowns by Kendare Blake for First Reads Friday.
A how-to tale of revenge, Nevernight creeps up on you in the shadows and stabs you clean through with its witty rapier of words. You don’t see the danger coming your way. Find out more about Jay Kristoff’s juicy ADULT FANTASY novel Nevernight after the jump.
One to Watch Books is your monthly guide to upcoming YA releases you should be geeking-out over. Calendars and TBR lists at the ready, here are your One To Watch Books for July. Let’s get reading!