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28 01, 2016

Review: Light of Day by Allison van Diepen

By | January 28th, 2016|Categories: Children's Books, Love & Romance, Mysteries, Social Issues, Violence, Young Adult|Tags: , , , , |5 Comments


light of day book coverReviewed by Bethany Kelly

What starts out as a night of fun for Gabby and her friend, Maria, almost turns into a nightmare. If it weren’t for a mysterious guy with blue eyes, Gabby would have never known that their drinks were spiked. This start to Allison van Diepen’s, Light of Day, is what instantly hooked me.

After Gabby gets herself and Maria home, she can’t seem to get how close they came to disaster out of her mind. She also can’t get the blue-eyed cutie that warned them out of her thoughts. With these two things in mind, Gabby talks about her ordeal on her radio show, and subsequently finds out that the man who put drugs in their drinks was actually a pimp planning on making both of them prostitutes.

Gabby’s discovery of this puts her

29 05, 2015

Review: Hit by Delilah Dawson

By | May 29th, 2015|Categories: Children's Books, Dystopian, New Experiences, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Social Issues, Violence, Young Adult|Tags: , , , , , , |3 Comments


hit book coverReviewed by Carrie Ardoin

High schooler Patsy Klein (yes, really) has just been given an unthinkable assignment: she must kill a list of ten people, or her mother will die. It’s a harsh reality that Patsy’s mother is one of the millions of Americans who’s taken on more debt than they can handle…and the nation’s biggest bank, Valor Savings, is erasing that debt in a horrifying manner. The person who’s contracted the debt has the choice to pay it back, be killed, or kill others in their same position. Patsy has decided to take on the killing for her mom.

I’m going to take a minute here to talk about how utterly ridiculous this plot is. So this banking conglomerate, Valor, is going out and KILLING the people who collectively owe them probably billions of dollars. Maybe it’s just me, but this