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Twin Trio Takes: March Reading Review

Ashley Book Title and Author: Girl In Pieces by Kathleen Glasgow General Thoughts: Girl In Pieces is a young adult novel that focuses on 17-year-old Charlie and her struggles with self harm among other mental health concerns. The book begins with her in a treatment center and covers her attempt at a fresh start and… Continue reading Twin Trio Takes: March Reading Review

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Twin Trio Takes: February Reading Review

Ashley Book Title and Author: People Kill People by Ellen Hopkins General Thoughts: People Kill People focuses on gun violence through various interconnected people in Arizona. Each person has their own backstory, their own opinion on guns, and a potential motive to incite violence through gun use. The style of this book was very intriguing,… Continue reading Twin Trio Takes: February Reading Review

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Twin Trio Takes: January Reading Review

Ashley Book Title and Author: The XY by Virginia Bergin General Thoughts: The XY is a young adult novel with a lot of potential that falls flat of being great. This dystopian story centers around a world run by women with a limited number of men living in separate, isolated communities. A virus nearly caused… Continue reading Twin Trio Takes: January Reading Review

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Twin Trio Takes: October Reading Review

Ashley Book Title and Author: Extinction of All Children by L.J. Epps General Thoughts: Extinction of All Children is a book I got a copy of courtesy of Voracious Readers Only, and what interested me in the story was its dystopian storyline. I had never actually read a dystopian book before, and I was intrigued… Continue reading Twin Trio Takes: October Reading Review

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Twin Trio Takes: September Reading Review

Ashley Book Title and Author: Paper Heart by Jennifer LeBlanc General Thoughts: I received a copy of this poetry book through Voracious Readers Only, and the poems cover a variety of themes: anxiety, depression, loss, and more. The vulnerability of her words comes across easily. LeBlanc’s poetry has a good rhythm, is easy to grasp… Continue reading Twin Trio Takes: September Reading Review

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Twin Trio Takes: August Reading Review

Ashley Book Title and Author: 22 Scars by C.M. North General Thoughts: I received a free copy of this book through Voracious Readers, and I’m glad I did. 22 Scars is an original, heart-wrenching story about a teenager named Amy, detailing her daily struggles with depression. The book doesn’t have much of a plot, but… Continue reading Twin Trio Takes: August Reading Review

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Twin Trio Takes: July Reading Review

Ashley Book Title and Author: Today Means Amen by Sierra DeMulder General Thoughts: I still don’t read much poetry, but I have been getting more into it in recent years. When my favorite nonprofit organization, To Write Love on Her Arms, promoted Sierra DeMulder’s Today Means Amen, I knew I wanted to check it out.… Continue reading Twin Trio Takes: July Reading Review

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Twin Trio Takes: June Reading Review

Ashley Book Title and Author: Patron Saints of Nothing by Randy Ribay General Thoughts: I have never felt more seen while reading a novel than I did when reading Randy Ribay’s newest book, Patron Saints of Nothing. This emotional young adult fiction story focuses on Jay, a Filipino-American high school senior from Michigan, who travels… Continue reading Twin Trio Takes: June Reading Review

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Twin Trio Takes: May Reading Review

Ashley Book Title and Author: Beware That Girl by Teresa Toten General Thoughts: Upon reading this book’s description, I got Pretty Little Liars vibes from it and was intrigued by the mystery, thriller aspect of the plot. Beware That Girl tells the story of Kate and Olivia, two high school seniors become best friends after… Continue reading Twin Trio Takes: May Reading Review

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Twin Trio Takes: April Reading Review

Ashley Book Title and Author: After the Shot Drops by Randy Ribay General Thoughts: After the Shot Drops tells the story of best friends Bunny and Nasir, their falling out, and rekindled friendship in conjunction with elite high school basketball, community, and family struggles. Bunny is a basketball phenom and, as a result, transfers to… Continue reading Twin Trio Takes: April Reading Review