Tag: Contemporary

Review: Welcome Caller, This is Chloe by Shelley Coriell

Review: Welcome Caller, This is Chloe by Shelley Coriell
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on March 18, 2012 | 1 Comment

Welcome Caller was bittersweet and touched on some difficult subjects like drug addiction, Parkinson’s, and change, but still managed to stay light and fun. The characters were wonderfully flawed and different in their  own way. I hated Chloe at times, but she grew on me towards the end. She was self-centered and a bit vain, but her wit charmed me and made me giggle quite a few times. In the beginning I kind of just wanted to slap her – […]

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Early Review: Don’t You Wish by Roxanne St. Claire

Early Review: Don’t You Wish by Roxanne St. Claire
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on March 3, 2012 | 2 Comments

Oh my, where do I start? This book was so wonderful!! I’ve been stuck in this horrible rut of mediocre books with vomit-inducing romances for so long that I was beginning to think it was just me. But as it turns out, it isn’t! I loved this one from start to finish. It opens with Annie getting totally shot down by some buttface jock and I immediately saw her as a kindred spirit, because let’s face it – I was […]

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Review: Where She Went by Gayle Forman

Review: Where She Went by Gayle Forman
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on February 23, 2012 | 4 Comments

This one just didn’t do it for me like If I Stay did. Sadly, I found myself disappointed. The characters and setting were real enough, I just couldn’t make the connection like I did in the first book. There didn’t really seem to be much happening plot-wise at all and I got bored frequently. Other than that, I don’t really know what it was. There were some things I liked, such as the lyrics at the start of a new […]

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Review: Supergirl Mixtapes by Meagan Brothers

Review: Supergirl Mixtapes by Meagan Brothers
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on February 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

I gave this book 2 stars (it was ok) even though it wasn’t ok for me because I didn’t really like it at all. But there wasn’t anything fundamentally wrong with it except for the simple fact that it wasn’t for me. There was pretty much nothing happening for the first 3/4 of the book except a bunch of music jargon – all stuff about bands/singers I either a) don’t like, b) don’t give an ass rat’s about, or c) […]

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Review: Love and Leftovers by Sarah Tregay

Review: Love and Leftovers by Sarah Tregay
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on February 9, 2012 | 2 Comments

I had absolutely no idea that this book was in verse until I read a review for it a week or two ago, and by that time I had already requested it from the library. I’m glad I didn’t know, because I might not have read it. This was my first experience with verse and not something I would have willingly chosen. At first it was a little hard to follow the broken sentences, but when I got used to […]

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Review: Babe in Boyland by Jody Gehrman

Review: Babe in Boyland by Jody Gehrman
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on January 31, 2012 | 2 Comments

I had mixed feelings about this book. I’m a tomboy, so girls acting too much like the epitome of a girl irritates me. While I thought the reason for Natalie becoming ‘Nat’ for a week was rather silly (why do so many girls think that getting boys to like them is the only thing that matters in life?!), I do like the idea of it. I haven’t seen She’s the Man (I don’t like Amanda Bynes), but there’s a manga […]

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