First of all I am so sorry I have have been quiet the last couple of months. My grandma passed away from cancer and I had been fairly down in the dumps about that…Over the past 6 years I have lost 3 people that I cared about very much so it takes a toll. Okay on to much happier news! First of all I hope you like the new banner! Second I am excited to report that lots of new content coming in the New Year! I am super excited and hope you will love what I have planned!… Read more »
Underneath Everything by Marcy Beller Paul Publisher: Balzer + Bray Release Date: October 27th 2015 Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary, Romance, GLBT, Realistic Fiction Rate: 4 out of 5 stars Synopsis: Mattie shouldn’t be at the bonfire. She should be finding new maps for her collection, hanging out with Kris, and steering clear of almost everyone else, especially Jolene. After all, Mattie and Kris dropped off the social scene the summer after sophomore year for a reason. But now Mattie is a senior, and she’s sick of missing things. So here she is. And there’s Jolene: Beautiful. Captivating. Just like the stories she… Read more »
Future Perfect by Jen Larsen Publisher: HarperTeen Release Date: October 6th 2015 Genre: Young Adult, Chick Lit, Contemporary, Realistic Fiction, High School Rate: 4 out of 5 Synopsis: Every year on her birthday, Ashley Perkins gets a card from her grandmother—a card that always contains a promise: lose enough weight, and I will buy your happiness. Ashley doesn’t think there’s anything wrong with the way she looks, but no amount of arguing can persuade her grandmother that “fat” isn’t a dirty word—that Ashley is happy with her life, and her body, as it is. But Ashley wasn’t counting on having her dreams… Read more »
The Infected (PODs #2) by Michelle K. Pickett Release Date: October 12th 2015 Summary from Goodreads: From the author of the award winning Unspeakable, and the best selling PODs, comes the highly anticipated sequel to PODs. A world where death stalks the unsuspecting, and this time even the PODs might not save them. A virus nearly wiped out humankind… Months have passed since a human infection has been reported. Survivors of the deadly pandemic have finally started to build a life in a world left devastated by plague. Ironically, for… Read more »
True Born by L.E. Sterling Release Date: 05/03/16 Entangled Teen 304 pages Summary from Goodreads: Welcome to Dominion City. After the great Plague descended, the world population was decimated…and their genetics damaged beyond repair. The Lasters wait hopelessly for their genes to self-destruct. The Splicers pay for expensive treatments that might prolong their life. The plague-resistant True Borns are as mysterious as they are feared… And then there’s Lucy Fox and her identical twin sister, Margot. After endless tests, no one wants to reveal what they are. When Margot disappears, a desperate Lucy has no choice but to put her faith in the True Borns,… Read more »
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 »
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!
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 »