#SegueSaturday Leverage by Joshua C. Cohen #bookreview #bullying #sports #yafiction

I started my book review blog in 2009 and I have read so many outstanding books that I wanted to share them again with my followers on #SegueSaturday.  I first posted this review in June 2012.  Leverage's message of tragedy, courage, and justice sticks with me almost 7 years after discovering this amazing story.  A must … Continue reading #SegueSaturday Leverage by Joshua C. Cohen #bookreview #bullying #sports #yafiction

Book Review: Every Ugly Word by Aimee L. Salter (9781939106445)

Ashley is an artist and has become accustomed to being ridiculed for simply being herself.  Would she feel differently about herself if her mom thought differently of her?  Does she make choices based on how she perceives how others expect her to behave, and does she subconsciously draw their attention to her flaws?  She'll never … Continue reading Book Review: Every Ugly Word by Aimee L. Salter (9781939106445)

Book review: Speechless by Hannah Harrington (9780373210527) E-book

"Words matter--how we use them and how we don't." Chelsea learned the hard way.  Her words almost ended up killing a fellow classmate. When she outed a boy at a party, her "friends" decided to beat him and send him to the hospital.  Her conscience made her rat out those friends and all hell broke … Continue reading Book review: Speechless by Hannah Harrington (9780373210527) E-book