Tag: Contemporary Books

  • Spoiler Alert by Olivia Dade

    Spoiler Alert by Olivia Dade

    I used to be adamant about my distaste for Romance novels. I knew them as the Harlequin Romance novels my mom used to devour alongside Junior Mints on a quiet Sunday afternoon or the bodice rippers one of my friends used to have her nose buried in during high school lunches. I thought they were […]

  • Angus, Thongs, and Full Frontal Snogging by Louise Rennison

    Angus, Thongs, and Full Frontal Snogging by Louise Rennison

    Angus, Thongs, and Full-Frontal Snogging by Louise Rennison is so old that I remember seeing it at my elementary book fair…nearly twenty years ago. I also remember wanting to buy the book, but I was too embarrassed because the word “thong” was in the title, so I picked up something more prudent instead. It wouldn’t […]

  • The Memory of Lemon by Judith Fertig

    The Memory of Lemon by Judith Fertig

    February is almost over, and I’ve only finished three books so far. Except for the Mermaids of Lake Michigan by Suzanne Kamata, which I devoured in two sittings, I find myself trudging through every book I pick up. Take for example the Memory of Lemon by Judith Fertig- it’s a relatively short book with 288 […]