Pregnant Pause

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Author: Han Nolan

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company

Elly has always been headstrong, getting into trouble and defying her missionary parents. Now she has got herself pregnant and is forced to marry the father and live on her in-laws summer camp for fat children. She is a sixteen year old pretending to be twenty and a goody- goody two shoes. As a counselor at the summer camp she learns many things, crafting, dancing and most of all what it is like to feel needed. But as her delivery day approaches, she has decisions to make. The problem is that everyone is trying to make them for her. Continue reading

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Night Owls

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Author: Jenn Bennett

Publisher: Simon & Schuster 2015

Jack and Beatrix are both artists but they could not be more different. Both have secrets that may tear their lives apart but more than that, they can’t help falling in love, even though their relationship is a dangerous one. They know that, after all, feeling alive is always worth the risk…
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Rereading Potter

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Once upon a time on a couch far far away (from the fridge) there was a girl. She was extremely bored. She suddenly had a whim which she obeyed without hesitation. She picked up her e-reader, settled down in the least ladylike pose she could muster and started to read: “Mr. and Mrs. Dursley of number four, Privet Drive, were proud to say that they were perfectly normal, thank you very much.”

You get the gist. Needless to say, her boring day very quickly became thoroughly engaging. Now, you may have a few questions. Well, let’s have them, shall we? Who is this odd girl? It is me, on a very unglamorous afternoon. What exactly was this wonderful whim she obeyed? Aha! You ask the right questions! You see, she decided to reread all the seven Harry Potter books for the umpteenth time.(Yes, I know there are eight but she did not read the eighth.)

And here I am to blog about it! Welcome to…… Continue reading

The Fault In Our Stars

Author: John Green

Publisher: Penguin 2012

Hazel has been pulled out of school three years ago due to tumors inside her lungs. She is a medical miracle being kept alive by drugs and drugs and even more drugs. She spends her free time thinking about death. When she thinks that she does not need friends she stumbles across Augustus Waters. Or rather, he stumbles and falls head over heels in love with her. But Hazel is a grenade and doesn’t want to hurt anyone so she distances herself from Gus. It doesn’t work. She has already fallen in love… Continue reading

Double Twist

Author: Donna King

Publisher: Kingfisher 2007

Laura Lee is twelve and an international ice-dancer along with Patrick, her partner. They are practising for the World  Junior Championship in Montreal, when Patrick hurts his leg, badly. All Laura can think about is the World Championship. She really wants to do it, but it is impossible without a partner. But will she find a partner and teach him everything in time…? Continue reading