review: Counting by 7s by Holly Goldberg Sloan

Some authors just know what they are doing. Holly Goldberg Sloan is one of them. In April 2012 I read I’ll Be There, a heart-gripping story of two boys on the run from their abusive and psychotic father. Their interaction with the beautifully composed character named Emily made for a novel with staying power. Sloan did … More review: Counting by 7s by Holly Goldberg Sloan

review: The Beginning of Everything by Robyn Schneider

The Beginning of Everything by Robyn Schneider is your typical YA contemporary fiction. Relationships, bullying, involved-but-not-overly-smothering parents, a gay minor character, etc. The exception to this novel is that it contains moments of brilliance that readers will find heartbreakingly poignant. For a moment, I let myself imagine what it would be like to go East, where leaves turned … More review: The Beginning of Everything by Robyn Schneider

Memories

I don’t know why, but it seems as though my mom stores pictures in picture frames. There is the picture that is seen, then there is a picture or two behind it. I used to love stumbling across them when I was younger. Well as it turns out I am kind of similar. I gave … More Memories