Winter Loon by Susan Bernhard: Review of an out of my genre story.

Synopsis A haunting debut novel about family and sacrifice, Winter Loon reminds us of how great a burden the past can be, the toll it exacts, and the freedom that comes from letting it go.Abandoned by his father after his mother drowns in a frozen Minnesota lake, fifteen-year-old Wes Ballot is stranded with coldhearted grandparents […]

YA Review Paintbrush by Hannah Buchin Just charming! The perfect read to put in your beach bag.

Mitchell Morrison and Josie Sedgwick have spent their whole lives at the Indian Paintbrush Community Village, a commune full of colorful characters tucked in the mountains of North Carolina, and they aren’t particularly close–at least, not anymore. Josie wishes she could spend all of her time at Paintbrush planting tomatoes, hiking the trails, or throwing […]

Review The Impossible Vastness of Us by Samatha Young YA at its best!

  An advanced reading copy has been kindly provided by Harlequin Teen  via Netgalley.com in exchange for an honest opinion   5 stars!   First some facts about this book: -it’s a page turner; -it’s high school drama BUT among Boston Blue Bloods (Gossip Girls much? Love it!); -a near disaster was averted; -everyone is […]