SPEAK – Laurie Halse Anderson (Honest Review)

SPOILER FREE! Genre: Graphic Novel – Contemporary – Mental HealthTarget Audience: 12+Rating: A (94%)Goodreads Rating: 5/5 CONTENT WARNING: Contains abuse and rape. ‘I said no’ This novel follows a teenage girl following the aftermath of an assault. Did it happen? Will people believe her if she speaks up? What difference would that make? What an…

HOW IT FEELS TO FLOAT – Helena Fox (Honest Review)

Genre: Young Adult – Contemporary – Mental HealthTarget Audience: 14+Rating: A (90%)Goodreads Rating: 5/5 GOODREADS DESCRIPTION:Biz knows how to float. She has her people, her posse, her mom and the twins. She has Grace. And she has her dad, who tells her about the little kid she was, who loves her so hard, and who…

Quote of the Week!

“ It’s my experience that people are a lot more sympathetic if they can see you hurting, and for the millionth time in my life I wish for measles or smallpox or some other easily understood disease just to make it easier on me and also on them. ” ― Jennifer Niven, All the Bright Places

LOOKING FOR ALASKA – John Green (Honest Review)

SPOILER-FREE REVIEW! A standalone novel. Genre: Young Adult – Contemporary Target Audience: 15+  Rating: C+ (64%) Goodreads Rating: 3/5 Goodreads Description: Miles Halter’s whole life has been one big non-event, until he meets Alaska Young. Gorgeous, clever and undoubtedly screwed up, Alaska draws Miles into her reckless world and irrevocably steals his heart. For Miles, nothing can ever…