Last Chance by Sarah Dessen


Original Title: Keeping the Moon Addition: Library Book Genre: Young adult, romance Rating: 5/5 Synopsis: Never in one place long enough to make friends or put down roots, Colie doesn’t expect her trip to the North Carolina coast to change a thing. Always the outcast, she’s resigned to a holiday with only her eccentric aunt […]

The Sky is Everywhere by Jandy Nelson


Book Type: Paperback – library copy Rating: 5/5 Synopsis: Seventeen-year-old Lennie Walker, bookworm and band geek, plays second clarinet and spends her time tucked safely and happily in the shadow of her fiery older sister, Bailey. But when Bailey dies abruptly, Lennie is catapulted to center stage of her own life—and, despite her nonexistent history […]

The Oracle of Dating by Allison van Diepen


I got this as a review book from netGallery, and am really pleased I did! Synopsis: No one at Kayla’s school knows she’s the famous Oracle of Dating—the anonymous queen of dating advice, given through her own Web site. Kayla doesn’t even have a boyfriend. Two relationship disasters were enough to make her focus on […]

Lock and Key by Sarah Dessen


Synopsis: “Ruby, where is your mother?” Ruby knows that the game is up. For the past few months, she’s been on her own in the yellow house, managing somehow, knowing that her mother will probably never return. That’s how she comes to live with Cora, the sister she hasn’t seen in ten years, and Cora’s […]

May Round-Up


I read 11 books in May: John Piper: Fifty Reasons Why Jesus Came to Save Sarah Dessen: Just Listen Vikas Swarup: Q & A Nicholas Sparks: The Choice Jessica Green: The Diary of a Would-Be Princess Terry Pratchett: The Wee Free Men Dorothy Koomson: The Ice-Cream Girls Neil Gaimon: Stardust Mary Naylus: The Dresskeeper Erica […]