Good morning, afternoon, or evening, everyone! I have some special news that I need to share with all of you, so I hope you're all ready to listen! One of my goals for the past few months was to move Ace Of Bens to self-hosting, and what better time to do that than at the … Continue reading I’ve Moved!
Rating: ★☆☆☆☆ Synopsis: Overweight and unhappy at home, Emmy gets sexually involved with a popular classmate so that people will think that she is worth liking. When she realizes that he is just using her, she decides to leave her home in Winnipeg to stay with her uncle's family in Vancouver. Emmy has always been intimidated … Continue reading Review: “Love is Love” by Mette Bach
Rating: ★☆☆☆☆ Synopsis: Thirteen-year-old Billie Simms doesn't think her hometown of Anniston, Alabama, should be segregated, but few of the town's residents share her opinion. As equality spreads across the country and the Civil Rights Movement gathers momentum, Billie can't help but feel stuck--and helpless--in a stubborn town too set in its ways to realize that … Continue reading Review: “Night on Fire” by Ronald Kidd
Rating: ★☆☆☆☆ Synopsis: Keep your enemies close, but your friends closer. Olivia Clayton has mastered the art of tearing others down to stay on top. She and her best friend, Adrienne, rule their small southern town like all good mean girls do--through intimidation and manipulation. After Olivia suffers a family tragedy and catches Adrienne sleeping with … Continue reading Review: “How to Break a Boy” by Laurie Devore
Rating: ★☆☆☆☆ Synopsis: A new person will enter your life in the early year, Leo. Look past any moments of frustration they might bring and laugh—this could be the start of a thriving friendship. Theo Wallace usually laughs at the horoscopes his mom sends. Still hung up on his ex-girlfriend and practically friendless, this one begs … Continue reading Review: “Leo Loves Aries” by Anyta Sunday