Just Another Girl by Elizabeth Eulberg Review (ARC)

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Title: Just Another Girl
Author: Elizabeth Eulberg
Genre: YA Contemporary
Publisher: Scholastic
Published: March 28th, 2017
Pages: 256
Rating:
Three Stars

 

 

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You resent her. You can’t stand her. You might even hate her.

But you don’t know her at all.

Hope knows there’s only one thing coming between her and her longtime crush: his girlfriend, Parker. She has to sit on the sidelines and watch as the perfect girl gets the perfect boy . . . because that’s how the universe works, even though it’s so completely wrong. Continue reading

It has been awhile since my last post…

It’s actually been almost a year, and boy what a crazy year it has been! Before I resume posting my reviews again I wanted to apologize for my sudden disappearance. Life got way too busy for a while and I couldn’t keep up with reading and reviewing, but here I am again and I am so ready to get back to it! I’m going to try to post reviews on Saturdays and participate in Top Ten Tuesday (hosted by The Broke and the Bookish) and Waiting on Wednesday (hosted by Breaking the Spine). I’ll see you soon!

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Unhinged by A.G. Howard Review

Unhinged by A.G. Howard
Title: Unhinged (Splintered #2)
Author: A.G. Howard
Genre: YA Retelling
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams
Published: Jan. 06, 2015
Pages: 416
Rating:
Four Stars
Favorite Quote:

“Little blossom trapped in between, wearing malice like a queen;
hide the truth, be cruel and tart,
still all the more, you rule my heart.”

 

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Alyssa Gardner has been down the rabbit hole and faced the bandersnatch. She saved the life of Jeb, the guy she loves, and escaped the machinations of the disturbingly seductive Morpheus and the vindictive Queen Red. Now all she has to do is graduate high school and make it through prom so she can attend the prestigious art school in London she’s always dreamed of.
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Top Ten Tuesday: (#20)

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Top Ten 2015 Releases I Meant to Read But Didn’t.

  1. Black Widow: Forever Red by Margaret Stohl
  2. Rook by Sharon Cameron
  3. Winter by Marissa Meyer
  4. The Start of Me and You by Emery Lord
  5. Vengeance Road by Erin Bowman
  6. Vanishing Girls by Lauren Oliver
  7. The Heart of Betrayal by Mary E. Pearson
  8. The Queen of Bright and Shiny Things by Ann Aguire
  9. Dreamstrider by Lindsay Smith
  10. Their Fractured Light by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner

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Passenger by Alexandra Bracken Review

Passenger by Alexandra Bracken
Title: Passenger (Passenger #1)
Author: Alexandra Bracken
Genre: YA Fantasy
Publisher: Disney-Hyperion
Published: Jan. 05, 2016
Pages: 496
Rating:
Four Stars
Favorite Quote:

“What good is honour when greed eats away at it’s foundations?” – Alexandra Bracken, Passenger

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passage, n.
i. A brief section of music composed of a series of notes and flourishes.
ii. A journey by water; a voyage.
iii. The transition from one place to another, across space and time. Continue reading

Oblivion by Jennifer L. Armentrout Review

Oblivion by Jennifer L. Armentrout
Title: Oblivion (Lux 1.5)
Author: Jennifer L. Armentrout
Genre: YA Fantasy, Science Fiction
Publisher: Entangled Teen
Published: Dec. 1, 2015
Pages: 350
Rating: Five Stars
Favorite Quote:

“Jesus, all this thinking about my feelings and hers was probably going to give me a period.” – Jennifer L. Armentrout, Oblivion

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Experience the epic love story of OBSIDIAN as told by its hero, Daemon Black…

I knew the moment Katy Swartz moved in next door, there was going to be trouble. Lots of it.

And trouble’s the last thing I need, since I’m not exactly from around here. My people arrived on Earth from Lux, a planet thirteen billion light years away. Plus, if there’s one thing I know, it’s that humans can’t be trusted. We scare them. We can do things they only dream about, and honestly, we make them look weak as hell. ‘Cuz they are.

But Kat is getting to me in ways no one else has, and I can’t stop myself from wanting her—or wanting to use my powers to protect her. She makes me weak, and I’m the strongest of our kind, tasked with protecting us all. So this one simple girl…she can mean the end for us. Because the Luxen have an even bigger enemy—the Arum, and I need to stay on my game.

Falling for Katy—a human—won’t just place her in danger. It could get us all killed, and that’s one thing I’ll never let happen…

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The Lux series is by far one of my favorite. Hot men, witty banter, and tons of action. Getting to read Obsidian from Daemon’s POV was amazing, so much sexiness. So much badassery. So much swoon! If you loved the Lux series, read this. If you love hot aliens, read this. If you’re in need of a great laugh, read this. Just read it. I need more, and I probably always will.

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A Madness So Discreet Review

A Madness So Discreet by Mindy McGinnis
Title: A Madness So Discreet
Author: Mindy McGinnis
Genre: YA Historical Fiction
Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books
Published: Oct. 6, 2015
Pages: 384
Rating:
Five Stars
Favorite Quote:

“Sometimes the loveliest places harbor the worst monsters.” -Mindy McGinnis, A Madness So Discreet

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Grace Mae knows madness.

She keeps it locked away, along with her voice, trapped deep inside a brilliant mind that cannot forget horrific family secrets. Those secrets, along with the bulge in her belly, land her in a Boston insane asylum. Continue reading