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Cracked Up to Be
The writing was good but for me, the story line was hard to get through. Maybe because I couldn't relate to the protagonist and I found her unlikeable ...more
Apr 03, 2009
Apr 02, 2009
Diva (Flappers, #3)
3.75 stars- If you haven't read the last book in awhile, have no fear. This book was easy to dive right in and catch up easy and fast.

* Gloria- In pr
Aug 07, 2012
Jul 05, 2012
Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3)
I've just finished and I'm crying. Crying for all the pain, the deaths. All the emotional moments experienced. I haven't cried since Deathly Hollows! ...more
Aug 26, 2010
Dec 06, 2009
Leaving Paradise (Leaving Paradise, #1)
2.75 Stars - Caleb is released from serving 1 year in jail for drunk driving and hit and run. Maggie is recouperating from being hit by Caleb’s car. E ...more
Sep 24, 2010
Sep 23, 2010
3.5 stars- Definitely recommend this to anyone who is interested in a little mystery and a little suspense from a fast fun read.

Yeahs ::

* The plot was
Feb 17, 2013
Feb 16, 2013
Keeping the Moon
Do to Colie's previous heavy weight and the school rumors, Colie has a low self-esteem. She keeps a cool and rigid facade even though she fears everyo ...more
Feb 16, 2009
Feb 13, 2009
Splendor (Luxe, #4)
I read The Luxe series all in a row. Very enjoyable. Splendor is the final book in the series. As a finale goes it was just okay. This was my least fa ...more
Nov 16, 2010
Nov 16, 2010
Airhead (Airhead, #1)
I walked into this not sure if I'd like it. I'm a Meg Cabot fan, but not so much into high school drama stories. Thankfully I was wrong and really enj ...more
Apr 27, 2010
Apr 25, 2010
Every Little Thing in the World
3.5 stars - This is a sweet story about Sydney's internal struggle dealing with pregnancy and the decision of what to do about it. The setting takes p ...more
Jun 12, 2010
Jun 10, 2010
Along for the Ride
Sarah Dessen fans will be happy. The storyline between Auden and her family is great. It made the book worth the read. As usually the characters were ...more
May 18, 2011
May 16, 2011
When It Happens
I enjoyed the alternating view points/chapters. It was little confusing at first because the transition was choppy. Until you realized that every othe ...more
Mar 23, 2009
Mar 19, 2009
What Happened to Goodbye
Their isn't much I can say in this review without repeating myself, since Sarah Dessen books tend to be similar. Although I was surprised by this book ...more
Jul 26, 2011
Jul 23, 2011
Envy (Luxe, #3)
3.5 stars - Those naughty, scheming girls are back at it again. And I can't get enough. Another frustrating ending leaves me wanting more. The charact ...more
Nov 16, 2010
Nov 14, 2010
Rumors (Luxe, #2)
3.5 stars - I've finished and I'm completely frustrated! The book was just as good as Luxe, if not more. The ladies are more cunning, devious, and sca ...more
Nov 14, 2010
Nov 07, 2010
Legend (Legend, #1)
2.5 stars- If you are a fan of Dystopian fan, then this should satisfy that need. For me, It fell short. I read this after Divergent (which I adore), ...more
Dec 24, 2011
Dec 14, 2011
Lock and Key
The theme of this novel is Family and the many definitions that go along with it. Ruby is forced into a new life... new family, new friends. In this n ...more
Feb 10, 2009
Feb 04, 2009
Perfect Chemistry (Perfect Chemistry, #1)
I was so not interested in this. But I kept hearing how fabulous it was, so I gave it a shot. I'm so glad I did. It was so so good!

I was a little worr
Aug 28, 2010
Aug 22, 2010
This Lullaby
My first Dessen novel, but the second time I've read this. This novel received many wonderful reviews. I did enjoy reading, but I wouldn't classify th ...more
Feb 26, 2009
Feb 22, 2009
I enjoy Dessen's novels because it's so easy to fall in love with her characters. Unfortunately this did not happen with this novel. From start to fin ...more
Feb 06, 2009
Feb 05, 2009
Vixen (Flappers, #1)
3.75 stars - Okay, I'm hooked with anything and all things flapper related. If you liked Bright Young Things (which I luvd) by Anna Godbersen then you ...more
Feb 20, 2011
Jan 25, 2011
The Luxe (Luxe, #1)
3.5 Stars - My first Anna Godbersen book was Bright Young Things, and I luvd it! I craved more of Godbersen's writing and decided to give The Luxe a g ...more
Nov 07, 2010
Nov 05, 2010
Anna and the French Kiss (Anna and the French Kiss, #1)
Change the name, turn this into a film, and this would make an excellent romantic chic-flick.


* Setting - To quote Anna's dad, "Paree". With t
Jan 02, 2011
Nov 22, 2010
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
This was a hard read. I was emotional from the twisted story line. I contemplated not finishing at one point because I was disgusted by the subject ma ...more
Oct 30, 2009
Oct 28, 2009
The Truth About Forever
What I like about Dessen's novels is her characters. Although, I have found Dessen to have repetitive themes ... Girl befriends boy ... Girl leaves b ...more
Feb 2009
Feb 03, 2009
Forget You
I adore Jennifer Echols's writing. It's sweet, fun, intriguing, and some times emotional. I am having a little problem with her protagonists. I haven' ...more
Aug 03, 2010
Apr 15, 2010
The Carrie Diaries (The Carrie Diaries, #1)
I just finished and I'm grinning like crazy. The last line in the book is classic. It's the beginning of a beautiful friendship.

Yeahs ::

* Sex in the
Apr 30, 2010
Feb 28, 2010
Ten Things We Did (and Probably Shouldn't Have)
After reading the description of the book I expected funny, crazy, sex crazed teens. Throw in no responsibilities (or parents) and a hot tub, and that ...more
Jul 30, 2011
May 31, 2011
Hate List
Beautiful. Powerful and tragic. I was lost in Valerie's story. I could not pull myself away. Her story was fantastically written. I felt her pain, joy ...more
Nov 28, 2009
Jun 16, 2009
The Lucky Ones (Bright Young Things, #3)
First book was fabulous. Second book is okay. Third and final is, eh. Finished this book and didn't have any interest in writing a review. This book j ...more
Jan 28, 2013
Oct 04, 2011
Love Story
4.5 stars - Oh my! I'm trying to wait for my cheeks to return to their natural color, for my heart to return to its normal beating, and for my body to ...more
Aug 02, 2011
Feb 10, 2011
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