Posts Tagged "Darlene Ryan"

Saving Grace by Darlene Ryan

Posted by on Mar 3, 2014 in Book Reviews, New Brunswick | 0 comments

Summary: Broken-hearted over having to give up her baby for adoption, Evie takes drastic action by taking Brianna from her adoptive parents and heading for Montreal. Hoping to start a new life with her boyfriend, Justin, and her daughter, Evie encounters roadblocks that she didn’t expect when Justin isn’t on board with her plan and taking care of Brianna is more difficult than she expected. When she finds herself alone with her child, she is faced with making a decision to follow her plans or act in Brianna’s best interests. Number of Pages: 97 Age Range: 13-15 Review:...

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Five Minutes More by Darlene Ryan

Posted by on Mar 2, 2014 in Book Reviews, New Brunswick | 0 comments

Summary: After her father commits suicide, D’Arcy is left to deal with her anger and feelings of abandonment. She pushes away her friends and family, but accepts the lifeline thrown to her by Seth, a fellow student at school. Both are grieving the sudden loss of loved ones, and find some solace in their shared experiences. As the pressure builds for both at home, their resulting actions will push them to the brink, but just might bring them back as well. Number of Pages: 212 Age Range: 15-17 Review: D’Arcy is an impulsive, grieving teen that Darlene Ryan captures with electric...

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