Posts By: Tarahs

BLITZ: The Body Institute by Carol Riggs

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The Body Institute by Carol Riggs Release Date: 09/01/15 Entangled Teen Summary from Goodreads: Meet Morgan Dey, one of the top teen Reducers at The Body Institute. Thanks to cutting-edge technology, Morgan can temporarily take over another girl’s body, get her in shape, and then return to her own body—leaving her client slimmer, more toned, and feeling great. Only there are a few catches… For one, Morgan won’t remember what happens in her “Loaner” body. Once she’s done, she won’t recall walks with her new friend Matt, conversations with the super-cute Reducer she’s been text-flirting with, or the uneasy feeling she… Read more »

I’ve joined the Netgalley Challenge!

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That’s right! I follow a blog called Review The Book a UK blog which for the second year in a row is hosting a challenge for NetGalley reviews. The goal is that participants raise their requested to feedback ratio during the course of the challenge.  My ratio sadly is very low currently! So, this is a great way for me to work on that and to meet other folks with book blogs and low ratios as well! If you interested in participating in the challenge head on over to RTB and sign up!

Book Blitz : Blackmail Boyfriend

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Blackmail Boyfriend by Chris Cannon Release Date: 08/11/15 Entangled Teen: Crush Summary from Goodreads: Sometimes, blackmail is the only weapon a girl has… Haley Patterson has had a crush on golden boy Bryce Colton for ages. But then when she hears a rumor—Bryce is telling everyone that  he hooked up with her. With Haley’s reputation taking a nosedive, she gives Bryce him a choice: be her boyfriend for a month for a month or face the angry, cage-fighting boyfriend of the girl he actually did hook up withto show other guys that she’s dateable—despite her overprotective and very intimidating brothers.—or deal with the angry,… Read more »

REVIEW: Ruthless

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Ruthlessby Carolyn Lee Adams Publisher: Simon Pulse Release Date: July 14th 2015 Genre: Young Adult, Thriller, Contemporary, Mystery Synopsis: A spine-tingling debut about the ultimate game of cat-and-mouse in reverse as a teen struggles to retain hope—and her sanity—while on the run from a cunning and determined killer. Ruth Carver has always competed like her life depends on it. Ambitious. Tough. Maybe even mean. It’s no wonder people call her Ruthless. When she wakes up with a concussion in the bed of a moving pickup trick, she realizes she has been entered into a contest she can’t afford to lose. At… Read more »

Cover Reveal: The Glass Mermaid

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The Glass Mermaid by Poppy Lawless Release Date: 07/14/15 Love Potion Books Summary from Goodreads: Kate   I’m the last mermaid. I’m back on shores of Lake Erie, but the cold waters are silent. There is nothing here for me but ghosts and the beach glass that litters the rocky shore. Long ago, I lived below the waves. Now, I am the sole survivor, and at long last, my mermaid glamour is leaving me. Every day, I walk the beach. Every day, I wonder what happened to my people. The little pieces of colored glass that wash ashore give me simple… Read more »

Review by Ryan: The haunting of Sunshine Girl!

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This is a review of The Haunting of Sunshine Girl Book 1 written by Paige McKenzy. Published by Weinstein Books in 2015.   The Haunting of Sunshine Girl is an interesting book, that is based on the hit YouTube series of the same name.  Having watched the YouTube series for many years, even contributing to both of the movies, Search for Black eyed Kids and THR33, I can honestly say that I am a fan of Paige McKenzy and her work.  As such this will be, as all reviews truely are, a biased writing about the first book in this… Read more »

Welcome new contributor Ryan B!

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I am very pleased to announce a new contributor here at YA obsessed! His name is Ryan B and I consider him one of my very best friends/adopted kiddo. He loves YA just as much as me especially horror and sci-fi. So I want you all to give him a warm welcome and enjoy his review!    

Cover Reveal: Perfected #2 aka Tarnished

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Tarnished (Perfected #2) by Kate Jarvik Birch Release Date: 2015 Entangled Teen Summary from Goodreads: Freedom comes at a cost… Ella was genetically engineered to be the perfect pet—graceful, demure…and kept. In a daring move, she escaped her captivity and took refuge in Canada. But while she can think and act as she pleases, the life of a liberated pet is just as confining as the Congressman’s gilded cage. Her escape started a revolution, but she’s trapped, unable to get back to Penn—the boy she loves—or help the girls who need her. Back in the United States, pets are turning up dead…. Read more »

Guest Post: From Author of the Omni Duo-logy

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  Are review really important? When was the last time you saw a great movie? Recently, my husband and I saw American Sniper. Controversy aside, it was a truly fantastic portrayal of one soldier’s hardships in the face of unbelievably gut-wrenching decisions, life and death decisions that made me even more grateful to the men and women who make sure I have the freedom to go see a movie on Saturday afternoon. The first thing I did after leaving the theater? Posted my opinion on Facebook.  Twelve people “liked” my post and several left comments. But the last time I… Read more »