ARC Review: The Best Lies by Sarah Lyu

 

My rating: 4 out of 5 stars
Genre: YA contemporary/Mystery
Pages: 352
Pacing: Normal
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Published: July 2nd, 2019

Trigger Warnings: Parental Fighting, Physical Abuse, Bullying, Toxic Friendship, Violence, Murder, Gaslighting

 

She was happy once. Remy had her boyfriend Jack, and Elise, her best friend—her soulmate—who understood her better than anyone else in the world.

But now Jack is dead, shot through the chest—

And it was Elise who pulled the trigger. Continue reading “ARC Review: The Best Lies by Sarah Lyu”

Review: To Be Honest by Maggie Ann Martin

 

 

My Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
Genre: Contemporary
Pages: 304
Pacing: Normal
Publisher: Swoon Reads
Published: August 21st, 2018
TRIGGER WARNINGS: Fat Shaming (challenged), Neglect, Verbally Abusive Parents, Mental Illness, Panic Attacks and Eating Disorders. 

 

Savannah is dreading being home alone with her overbearing mother after her sister goes off to college. But if she can just get through senior year, she’ll be able to escape to college, too. What she doesn’t count on is that her mother’s obsession with weight has only grown deeper since her appearance on an extreme weight-loss show, and now Savvy’s mom is pressuring her even harder to be constantly mindful of what she eats. Continue reading “Review: To Be Honest by Maggie Ann Martin”