Review: The Awakening of Leeowyn Blake

Title:The Awakening of Leeowyn Blake

Author:Mary Parker

Leeowyn is a normal teenager and has a normal teenage life with normal teenage problems.  She lives with her mom during the summer months in their tiny condo in Jacksonville, Florida.

Her parents split up when she was little. She’s not sure why and whatever it was, it was bad enough to make her Mom pack her up in the middle of the night when she was four years old and run to the condo.

From that time on all she had known her entire life was beach life. Until four years ago. Until her uncle found her and insisted she stay with him.

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Review: Someone Else’s Life by Katie Dale

Title: Someone Else’s Life

Author: Katie Dale


Seventeen-year-old Rosie loses her mother, Trudie, to Huntington’s Disease.  Knowing that she has a fifty-per-cent chance of inheriting the crippling disease herself,  Rosie makes the decision to get tested for it.  Upon telling her mum’s best friend, ‘Aunt Sarah’ that she is going to test for the disease Sarah reveals a horrible secret, that Trudie was not Rosie’s biological mother after all.  Rosie is devastated and decides to trace her real mother, hitching along on her ex-boyfriend’s GAP year to follow her to Los Angeles. But all does not go to plan, and Rosie discovers yet more of her family’s deeply buried secrets and lies.

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Book Review: Blue Sky Days by Marie Landry

Title: Blue Sky Days

Author: Marie Landry

Blue Sky Days is a debut book by author Marie Landry who I have had the chance to get to know, not only through her blog but also through twitter.  Blue Sky Days is about Emma Ward, who after graduating high-school finds herself at a loss for what to do next.  Rebelling against her mother, Emma moves in with her Aunt Daisy and meets Nicholas Shaw.  But it’s not all is fun and plain sailing for Emma and Nicholas.