Nicolette’s awful stepsisters call her “Mechanica” to demean her, but the nickname fits: she learned to be an inventor at her mother’s knee. Her mom is gone now, though, and the Steps have pushed her into a life of dreary servitude. 104 more words
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Within hours of finishing Louise O’Neill’s Asking For It I was hit with a stark reminder of how important this novel is, not only for girls but for all of us, when I waved my 17 year old Sister off at the door on her way to a friend’s party. 489 more words
The sheriff’s son, Kellan Turner, is not the golden boy everyone thinks he is, and Romy Grey knows that for a fact. Because no one wants to believe a girl from the wrong side of town, the truth about him has cost her everything—friends, family, and her community. 594 more words
Yet another dreary read! This wouldn’t have been so bad if not for the namby-pamby heroine and the typical YA hero..
The heroine (who’s name escapes me) keeps whining and is so full of doubt that far from making her human, it makes her dreadfully irritating. 424 more words
In Firefly Valley is the second book of the Texas Crossroads series by Amanda Cabot. Between the first two books we get acquainted with a trio of men and two close friends. 1,001 more words