Review: Second Chance Summer by Morgan Matson P2

Okay, moving on! Second Chance Summer fits somewhere in between. While degrading it to Jodi Picoult standard would be downright insulting for the author whose writing I admire and whose characters were quite well-constructed and thoughtful, I don’t think the ‘cancer’ issue was handled well enough for the significant role it played in this bookRead More

Review: Second Chance Summer by Morgan Matson P1

Don’t judge, but I’m going to tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth in this review. …I rate cancer books (or coma/insert-terminal-or-near-death illness here) according to its weepy factor. ‘What’s the weepy factor?’ You may ask. And that, my fellow book-loving minions, is an excellent question. See, the thing is thatRead More

Review: Confessions of an Angry Girl by Louise Rozett

A compulsively readable and sort-of realistic account of a teenage girl as she tries to deal with her grief. Technical Stuff Writing (Flow, Style, etc.): I don’t know why, but the first part of the book was super addictive. I got through it so quickly, even in the midst of a massive pile of homework,Read More