Maximum Review- Not That Kind of Girl

Book: Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She’s “Learned” by Lena Dunham Publisher: Random House Published Date: September 30th, 2014 Pages: 265 Source/Format: Bought || Hardcover Summary (from Goodreads): In Not that Kind of Girl, Dunham illuminates the experiences that are part of making one’s way in the world: falling in love, feeling alone, being ten […]

Maximum Review- Love and Other Perishable Items

Book: Love and Other Perishable Items by Laura Buzo Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers Published Date: December 11th, 2012 Pages: 243 Source/Format: Borrowed from the Library || Hardcover Summary (from Goodreads): ‘Miss Amelia Hayes, welcome to The Land of Dreams. I am the staff trainer. I will call you grasshopper and you will call me sensei and I will give […]

Maximum Review- Being Sloane Jacobs

Book: Being Sloane Jacobs by Lauren Morrill Publisher: Delacorte Published Date: January 7th, 2014 Pages: 352 Source/Format: Borrowed from the Library || Hardcover Summary (from Goodreads): Meet Sloane Emily Jacobs: a seriously stressed-out figure-skater from Washington, D.C., who choked during junior nationals and isn’t sure she’s ready for a comeback. What she does know is that she’d give anything to escape […]

Maximum Review- Mending Michael

Book: Mending Michael (Hunter Hill #2) by J.P  Grider Publisher: Faded Hearts Publishing Published Date: December 12th, 2014 Pages: 371 Source/Format: ARC received from Netgalley (Thank you!) || eBook Summary (from Goodreads): When bartender Mick Ross first sees Holly Buchanan walk into Donny’s Bar, his heart comes to a halt. That is, until she serves him her fake ID […]

Maximum Review- Can’t Look Away

Book: Can’t Look Away by Donna Conner Publisher: Point Published Date: August 26th, 2014 Pages: 272 Source/Format: Borrowed from the Library || Hardcover Summary (from Goodreads): Torrey Grey is famous. At least, on the internet. Thousands of people watch her popular videos on fashion and beauty. But when Torrey’s sister is killed in an accident — maybe because of Torrey and […]

Maximum Review- Compulsion

Book: Compulsion (The Heirs of Watson Island #1) by Martina Boone Publisher: Simon Pulse Published Date: October 28th, 2014 Pages: 433 Source/Format: Borrowed from the Library || Hardcover Summary (from Goodreads): All her life, Barrie Watson has been a virtual prisoner in the house where she lives with her shut-in mother. When her mother dies, Barrie promises to put some […]

Maximum Review- Belzhar

Book: Belzhar by Meg Wolitzer Publisher: Dutton Juvenile Published Date: September 30th, 2014 Pages: 264 Source/Format: Borrowed from the Library || Hardcover Summary (from Goodreads): If life were fair, Jam Gallahue would still be  at home in New Jersey with her sweet British  boyfriend, Reeve Maxfield. She’d be watching  old comedy sketches with him. She’d be kissing  him in the library […]

Maximum Review- The Selection

Book: The Selection (The Selection #1) by Keira Cass Publisher: HarperTeen Published Date: April 24th, 2012 Pages: 336 Source/Format: Borrowed from the Library || Hardcover Summary (from Goodreads): For thirty-five girls, the Selection is the chance of a lifetime. The opportunity to escape the life laid out for them since birth. To be swept up in a world of glittering gowns […]

Maximum Review- The Cure for Dreaming

Book: The Cure for Dreaming by Cat Winters Publisher: Amulet Books Published Date: October 14th, 2014 Pages: 352 Source/Format: Borrowed from the Library || Hardcover Summary (from Goodreads): Olivia Mead is a headstrong, independent girl—a suffragist—in an age that prefers its girls to be docile. It’s 1900 in Oregon, and Olivia’s father, concerned that she’s headed for trouble, convinces a […]

Maximum Review- Say What You Will

Book: Say What You Will by Cammie McGovern Publisher: HarperTeen Published Date: June 3rd, 2014 Pages: 343 Source/Format: Borrowed from the Library || Hardcover Summary (from Goodreads):Born with cerebral palsy, Amy can’t walk without a walker, talk without a voice box, or even fully control her facial expressions. Plagued by obsessive-compulsive disorder, Matthew is consumed with repeated thoughts, neurotic rituals, […]