REVIEW: And The Stars Were Burning Brightly by Danielle Jawando

Publication year: 2020Summary from Goodreads:When fifteen-year-old Nathan discovers that his older brother Al has taken his own life, his whole world is torn apart.Al was special.Al was talented.Al was full of passion and light…so why did he do it?Convinced that his brother was in trouble, Nathan begins to retrace his footsteps. And along the way, … Continue reading REVIEW: And The Stars Were Burning Brightly by Danielle Jawando

REVIEW: When No One Is Watching by Linathi Makanda

From Goodreads:When No One Is Watching is a compilation of poems about love and the loss thereof, trauma and the dark reflections that come with it. It is a depiction of sides that people don't readily show, sides of vulnerability, insecurity and tiny amounts of hope. One could say it is the result of shedding light … Continue reading REVIEW: When No One Is Watching by Linathi Makanda

REVIEW: The Million Pieces of Neena Gill by Emma Smith-Barton

Publication year: 2019 Summary from Goodreads:How can I hold myself together, when everything around me is falling apart?Neena's always been a good girl - great grades, parent-approved friends and absolutely no boyfriends. But ever since her brother Akash left her, she's been slowly falling apart - and uncovering a new version of herself who is … Continue reading REVIEW: The Million Pieces of Neena Gill by Emma Smith-Barton

REVIEW: Obsidian by Jennifer L. Armentrout

Publication year: 2012 Summary from Goodreads:Starting over sucks.When we moved to West Virginia right before my senior year, I'd pretty much resigned myself to thick accents, dodgy internet access, and a whole lot of boring.... until I spotted my hot neighbor, with his looming height and eerie green eyes. Things were looking up.And then he … Continue reading REVIEW: Obsidian by Jennifer L. Armentrout