Author: Emery Lord

Book Review: When We Collided by Emery Lord

Book Review: When We Collided by Emery Lord

I don’t think I’ve ever been this conflicted about a rating and, even more generally, my opinion about a book. When We Collided is a well-written, important story with characters that are arguably presented in a realistic manner considering their circumstances. It has all the depth that you would expect from an Emery Lord book. And yet. This book made me uncomfortable. When We Collided is a love story. It’s a kind of all-encompassing romance that would potentially turn me off in a different case if it weren’t for these characters in their specific circumstances. Vivi is bipolar, and as quickly becomes apparent in the […]

Posted June 9, 2016 by Debby in Reviews / 0 Comments
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Book Review: The Start of Me and You by Emery Lord

Book Review: The Start of Me and You by Emery Lord

I really liked Open Road Summer, Emery Lord’s debut last year, though I didn’t quite fall head over heels for it because of the amount of girl hate the book contained. As such, I was a biiit skeptical about The Start of Me and You, especially as the premise also has a pretty heavy grief component, which is usually not my thing. But wow. This book blew me away. From the first page, I was in love, and I know I’ve found a new title for my all-time favorites list. The Start of Me and You tells the story of Paige, a girl in a […]

Posted June 10, 2015 by Debby in Reviews / 3 Comments
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Book Review: Open Road Summer by Emery Lord

Book Review: Open Road Summer by Emery Lord

I knew this book would be a hit with me right from the start for the simple reason that I love the premise. I mean, I love show biz, particularly singing, I love the celebrity romance trope, and this year I’ve been completely obsessed with the TV show Nashville. So teenage country music star on the road, behind the scenes romance with a swoony singer guy? I was ALL for it. Seriously though, I loved the authentic depiction of the premise. All of the road trip adventures, behind the scenes at gigs, having to deal with the press… It was so reminiscent of Nashville, and […]

Posted August 15, 2014 by Debby in Reviews / 6 Comments
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