Speak Review

Title: Speak Author: Laurie Halse Anderson Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: "Speak up for yourself--we want to know what you have to say." From the first moment of her freshman year at Merryweather High, Melinda knows this is a big fat lie, part of the nonsense of high school. She is … Continue reading Speak Review

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It’s Kind of a Funny Story Review

Title: It's Kind of a Funny Story Author: Ned Vizzini Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: Ambitious New York City teenager Craig Gilner is determined to succeed at life - which means getting into the right high school to get into the right job. But once Craig aces his way into Manhattan's … Continue reading It’s Kind of a Funny Story Review

We Were Liars Review

About the book: Title: We Were Liars Author: E. Lockhart Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, mystery, thriller, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: A beautiful and distinguished family. A private island. A brilliant, damaged girl; a passionate, political boy. A group of four friends—the Liars—whose friendship turns destructive. A revolution. An accident. A secret. Lies upon lies. … Continue reading We Were Liars Review