Category: Depression

Thoughts: Two Boys Kissing by David Levithan

Two Boys Kissing by David Levithan Final Verdict: 4.0 out of 4.0 YTD:  51 When you look at the cover for Two Boys Kissing, you get a pretty good idea of what this book will be about.  Then you read the synopsis on the… Continue Reading “Thoughts: Two Boys Kissing by David Levithan”

Review: Cannery Row by John Steinbeck

Cannery Row by John Steinbeck Final Verdict: 4.0 out of 4.0 YTD: 54 Plot/Story: 4 – Plot/Story is interesting/believable and impactful (socially, academically, etc.) Cannery Row is a unique stand-out amongst Steinbeck’s works, for many reasons.  One of these is that, unlike with East… Continue Reading “Review: Cannery Row by John Steinbeck”

Review: Every You, Every Me by David Levithan

Every You, Every Me by David Levithan Final Verdict: 3.75 out of 4.0 YTD: 48 Plot/Story: 4 – Plot/Story is interesting/believable and impactful (socially, academically, etc.) I can say it now: I hate David Levithan, unequivocally.  Why do I hate him?  Because he continues… Continue Reading “Review: Every You, Every Me by David Levithan”

Review: Eeeee Eee Eeee by Tao Lin

Eeeee Eee Eeee by Tao Lin Final Verdict: 3.25 out of 4.0 YTD:  7 Plot/Story: 4 – Plot/Story is interesting/believable and impactful The title of this novel, Eeeee Eee Eeee, should be enough to tip off the reader that the book is going to… Continue Reading “Review: Eeeee Eee Eeee by Tao Lin”

Review: It’s Kind of a Funny Story by Ned Vizzini

It’s Kind of a Funny Story by Ned Vizzini Final Verdict: 3.25 out of 4.0 YTD: 2 Plot/Story: 3 – Plot/Story is interesting and believable  15-year-old Craig is having problems.  He sees a psycho-pharmacologist and psychologist regularly, he takes Zoloft, smokes pot, can’t eat,… Continue Reading “Review: It’s Kind of a Funny Story by Ned Vizzini”

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