Tag: Contemporary

Review: If I Stay by Gayle Forman

Review: If I Stay by Gayle Forman
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on January 30, 2012 | 4 Comments

Dying is easy. Living is hard. This book didn’t waste any time getting to the point. A few pages in I was already glued to the story, hand over my mouth in horror and shock. After the accident, Mia is left with the ultimate question – live with the pain or take the easy way out in death? I loved Mia’s family and friends. Like me, Mia has an awesome family (okay, so my parents didn’t get married in leather […]

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Review: Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver

Review: Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on November 23, 2011 | 1 Comment

Oh. My. God. When this book first started, I loathed Sam and her friends. They were everything I hate in girls – snobby, preppy, shallow. Cheating on tests and copying homework. Making fun of everyone they consider less fortunate. Flirting with teachers (gag). I was disgusted by how Sam and her friends treated other people. And I found it irritating how focused on sex they were, like it was the most important thing in a relationship, or something to gain […]

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