I thought this book would take a firm stance on the need for privacy and the need to let teenagers make their own mistakes and carry out their own voices. The story did begin that way, and that is what the synopsis and book trailer promised me. But it sadly deviated quite quickly and took a totally different stance. Imogene is not a gifted blogger. When she starts her blog, trying to make a statement against her mother’s overbearing behavior, she posts tiny entries of anecdotes that are specific to her mother and reek of spite. After only two entries like this, she completely gives […]
Month: April 2014
*sigh* Hello there, peoples of the internets. Last Thursday, my slew of scheduled posts ran out and… I need a break. As you might have read in yesterday’s monthly wrap-up post, March was an extremely terrible month for me. Stress came at me from all sides, and blogger drama sucked out all desire to read and blog. I told myself to take it easy for a while, and I had some flexibility for sure, with my scheduled posts, but the time has now come for me to fess up and just take an official break. Now I’m not saying that I’m drowning in a pool […]
March 2014: thank god it’s over! Ugh. March definitely epically sucked. I cannot begin to tell you how relieved I am that it is over. Real life killed me this month, but then there was blogger drama as well, and I fell into a blogging slump. I really had to push myself to keep up with reading, and that’s the absolute max I could handle. I read 9 books (3,549 pages; average rating: 3.39) and posted 11 reviews and 9 other posts.