Posts By: Laureen

Long Way Down

Long Way Down

This book was fucking amazing… The description of Will’s sorrow at losing his brother just broke me, because I know this feeling, and the way it was described is so visceral, so intense, and so. Fucking. Real. I couldn’t put this book down–by which I mean the PDF file open… Read more »

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Fierce Kingdom

Fierce Kingdom

I didn’t mean to read this when I did. I was all “I’ll just read the first paragraph…” and then somehow I had read the entire book. All in one sitting. This was followed by much flailing and going “oh my god”. This book had my pulse racing, and had… Read more »

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Youngblood by Matt Gallagher

Youngblood by Matt Gallagher

I have to confess that war themed things aren’t generally my thing. I never really got into war movies (I’ve never watched Saving Private Ryan, for example). And I’ve never really read any war novels, either. What I’m trying to say (other than that this book is outside my usual… Read more »

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This Is Where It Ends by Marieke Nijkamp

This Is Where It Ends by Marieke Nijkamp

Less than one hour to end lives and change them forever. This book was a wild ride and frantically paced from start to finish. From running around the track to running for your life. This is the story of Tyler, Autumn, Claire, Tomas, and Sylv. Except we really only see… Read more »

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Transferral by Kate Blair

Transferral by Kate Blair

I didn’t mean to read this book when I did. I picked it up from my desk and started reading the first page. Just to gauge whether I wanted to read it on Christmas Day, you see. Except that first page turned into the first chapter, which turned into the… Read more »

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This Raging Light by Estelle Laure

This Raging Light by Estelle Laure

I went into this book expecting one thing, and winding up with something even better. Lucille is only seventeen, but already she is being forced to grow up. Her father had a breakdown, and her mother took a vacation that she didn’t return from, leaving Lucille to take care of her… Read more »

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