American contemporary, Books for Everyone, Canadian, Cross over, Days That End in Y, friendship stories, Funny Books, Graphic Novel, Personal Faves, Poignant Coming-of-Age Story, Positive Gay Characters, Realistic contemporary, Summer Days Starry Nights, Summer Reads, YA

What To Read This Summer- YA Edition

The May long weekend has come and gone, my patio furniture is out, it seems that summer is finally, FINALLY just around the corner! Here are some great YA reads for those summer days, starry nights (*cough* shameless plug)*: We Were Liars I have been a big fan of E. Lockhart for many, many years.… Continue reading What To Read This Summer- YA Edition

Bullying, Canadian, Cross over, Poignant Coming-of-Age Story, Positive Gay Characters, YA

Painfully Honest: (You) Set Me on Fire Review

In this hard-hitting, dark exploration of ┬átoxic relationships Tamaki nails the experience of first year university- the good and the bad- with teens gone a little crazy on freedom and alcohol. Allison has good parents, great potential, but a dark past. When she enters her first year at university she is bewildered, unimpressed, and disconnected… Continue reading Painfully Honest: (You) Set Me on Fire Review