10 Paramount Things about Nancy Verrier’s “The Primal Wound”

The Primal Wound: Understanding the Adopted Child by Nancy Verrier Nikki's Rating: 10 out of 10 Summary: A book meant for anyone involved in adoption, “The Primal Wound” explores the trauma that all adoptees experience through the process of adoption. With emphasize on the adoptee’s experience, Verrier provides information on how best adoptive parents, biological parents, … Continue reading 10 Paramount Things about Nancy Verrier’s “The Primal Wound”

5 Fearless Things about Ellen Hopkins’s “Fallout”

"Fallout" Crank Book 3 by Ellen Hopkins Nikki's Rating: 5 out of 10 Summary: Hunter Seth Haskins, 19 years old and living in Reno, Nevada with his maternal grandparents; Autumn Rose Shepherd, 17 and living in San Antonio, Texas being raised by her paternal aunt and grandfather; Summer Lily Kenwood, 15 years old and in … Continue reading 5 Fearless Things about Ellen Hopkins’s “Fallout”

5 Gratifying things about Ellen Hopkins’s “Glass”

"Glass" Crank Book 2 by Ellen Hopkins Nikki's Rating: 5 out of 10 Summary: Kristina has gotten clean. Clean from the crank, glass, ice, crystal, meth. She did this for her son. But now that he is born and they no longer share the same body, the monster calls. Believing that she can control her … Continue reading 5 Gratifying things about Ellen Hopkins’s “Glass”

7 Intriguing Things about Ellen Hopkins’s “Impulse”

"Impulse" Impulse Book 1 by Ellen Hopkins Nikki's Rating: 7 out of 10 Summary: Tony, Conner, and Vanessa, three teenagers with one thing in common: they attempted suicide. All three are now in a psychiatric ward together and somehow become friends. As they come to grow and love each other, they explore the events that … Continue reading 7 Intriguing Things about Ellen Hopkins’s “Impulse”

3 Delectable things about Diana Gabaldon’s “Dragonfly in Amber”

"Dragonfly in Amber" Outlander Book 2 by Diana Gabaldon Nikki's Rating: 3 out of 10 Summary: Brianna Randall travels to Scotland with her mother Claire Randall and gets the news that her father, is not who he thinks he is. It is 1968 and yet, she is told her father is none other than James Fraser, … Continue reading 3 Delectable things about Diana Gabaldon’s “Dragonfly in Amber”