Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Review - Sucker Literature Vol III

Title: Sucker Literature
Publication Date: , 2014
Genre: Young Adult
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Bullied and alone, Ainsley seeks refuge in the arms of a strange boy. Time is slipping away for overachieving Sadie Lin, but reigniting an old flame might help.Scarred by a pressuring ex, Alexandra finally faces the rain. “Pasty and chubby” Charlotte makes a public play for the “Tan and Smooth” king. The beautiful girl in the black, lacy push-up bra says that it’s time for Brenn to stop lying . . . at least to herself. A halfway house is no home for Dawn—or is it? How will Dana survive knowing everyone at school thinks she’s a monster, when they just may be right? JJ and her crush finally get a moment alone—at his girlfriend’s hottest party of the year. Sixteen-year old Sarah prepares for her first day of school by chaining up her Mamí in her bedroom. Alyssa’s life is a well-rehearsed ballet until a tragedy sends her hurtling towards a fall. Loving a boy is as simple as chemistry . . . unless that boy is an unstable element.
Eleven stories that delve into the depths of our experience—driven by fierce and untouched love that makes us seek, lose, fear, desire, long, reflect, survive, steal, protect, fall, and confess.

I have received this book as part of a blog tour in exchange of an honest review.
I haven’t read many anthologies so far but the truth is, I have enjoyed all that I have read and Sucker Literature was no different.
While it did take me a little while to get through the first story, I easily read all the others.
I think what I enjoyed the most about the anthology is that there’s something for every type of reader. Do you like paranormal? You will find a few paranormal twists in the book. Is contemporary your favorite? You will find realistic stories in this anthology as well.
All in all, all the stories are well-written, interesting and different. Plus, m ost of the characters are easy to like and relate to.
If you are a Young Adult fan, I think you might enjoy this book.

Rating:  Worth Your Time (4 Stars)

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