Posted in Romance, Uncategorized, Y. Coming of Age, Y.A., Young Adult

The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli (non-spoiler) review

My Rating: 2.5/5

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Posted in Book Review, Contemporary, Dark, Young Adult

My Heart and Other Black Holes by Jasmine Warga Book Review (Non-Spoiler)

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Premise: Aysel and Roman met on a website for suicidal people, and now they’ve become suicide partners.

This is an impactful book that dives deep into the darkest corners of YA literature, with a beautiful writing style and powerful storytelling.

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Posted in Book Review, Contemporary, Fiction, Uncategorized, Y.A., Young Adult

Reality Boy by A.S. King Book Review (Non-spoiler)

Rating:3.5/5

Publishing Company: Little Brown

Publishing Date: 2013

Genre: Young Adult, Depression, Coming of Age, Romance, Bullying.

“She says  ‘Remember like playing house when we were little?’ I never played house when I was little. Unless you count playing people in your house want to drown you.”

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The Mediator 1: Shadowland by Meg Cabot Book Review (Non-spoiler)

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Rating: 3.5/5

Publishing Company: Avon Books

Publishing Date: 2005

Genre: Paranormal, Young Adult, Comedy, Romance

Set in northern California, a girl from New York who talks to ghosts, finds herself in the company an unexpected roommate when she moves into her “new” house.

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Posted in Book Review, Contemporary, Fiction, Y.A., Young Adult

The Truth About Alice by Jennifer Mathieu Book Review (Non-Spoiler)

Rating: 5/5

Published by: Roaring Book Press

Publishing date: 2014

Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary, Fiction

 

“There is one thing I’ve learned about people: they don’t get that mean and nasty overnight. It’s not human nature. But if you give people time, eventually they’ll do the most heartbreaking stuff in the world.”

After thinking about it,  I don’t think there is a better quote to depict the synopsis of this book.

Teenagers don’t bully other teenagers because they’re evil. They do it because something triggered them; and even though their actions shouldn’t be justified by these factors, it can’t be denied that it happens.

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I should write, but I don’t

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I’ve always known that writing is the sole purpose of my life.  However, I don’t do it. I know I should, but I don’t.

This problem comes from the fear I have of opening up my computer and not doing justice to the story and characters that live inside my head.

Every time I start writing, it seems wrong. The arc, the point and the character changes whenever I type them down, and then the story is never quite the same. I hate it.

Therefore, I feel more comfortable keeping it inside me.

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