Tag: school shooting

ARC Review:  That’s Not What Happened by Kody Keplinger

ARC Review: That’s Not What Happened by Kody Keplinger

Book info: Title:  That’s Not What Happened Author:  Kody Keplinger Genre:  YA Contemporary Release Date:  August 28th, 2018 Publisher:  Scholastic Source:  ARC received from publisher at ALA 2018 Annual Convention which did not influence my opinion in any way My rating:  5 stars Synopsis: It’s been three years since the Virgil County High School Massacre…. Read more »

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YA Review:  Aftermath by Kelley Armstrong

YA Review: Aftermath by Kelley Armstrong

Book info: Title:  Aftermath Author:  Kelley Armstrong Genre:  YA contemporary thriller Release Date:  May 22nd, 2018 Publisher:  Crown Books for Young Readers – Random House Children’s Books Source:  Physical ARC from publisher which had no influence on my opinion My rating:  5 stars Synopsis: Three years after losing her brother Luka in a school shooting,… Read more »

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ARC Review:  Butterfly Suicide by Mary Ann Loesch

ARC Review: Butterfly Suicide by Mary Ann Loesch

Book info: Title:  Butterfly Suicide Author:  Mary Ann Loesch Genre:  YA Contemporary/Romance Release Date:  July 11th, 2017 Publisher:  Independent Source:  Pump Up Your Book! Virtual Book Publicity Tours for an honest review My rating:  5 stars Synopsis: Butterfly suicide. The blood on the cafeteria floor has been washed away and the bullet holes plastered over,… Read more »

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Review:  This is Where it Ends by Marieke Nijkamp

Review: This is Where it Ends by Marieke Nijkamp

First I have to say thanks to Sourcebooks for sending me an advanced readers copy of this book.  As a high school teacher books like this really hit home.  To think about these types of things, that aren’t fantasy unfortunately. These type of things that cause heartache, and so many lives to be senselessly lost. … Read more »

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Review:  And We Stay by Jenny Hubbard

Review: And We Stay by Jenny Hubbard

First of all, thanks to Delacorte Press and Edelweiss for allowing me to read an e-galley of this title.  I just finished reading it the day before it was published, also the day it would expire.  It was a quick read.  At first I was worried that it was going to suffer in comparison to… Read more »

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Gateway 10:  Hate List by Jennifer Brown

Gateway 10: Hate List by Jennifer Brown

This was a really good book. It really hit hard on the school shooting topic. It also focused in on the bullying issue. The main thing that I really liked about this book, is how it takes place from the point of view of the shooter’s girlfriend. The person who actually started the “hate list”…. Read more »

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