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BOOK REVIEW: Wild Beauty by Anna-Marie McLemore

Title: Wild Beauty Author/s: Anna-Marie McLemore Publication Date: October 3rd 2017 Publisher: by Feiwel & Friends Format: ARC Paperback Number of Pages: 340 Purchase Links: Amazon|Book Depository|Barnes & Noble "For nearly a century, the Nomeolvides women have tended the grounds of La Pradera, the lush estate gardens that enchant guests from around the world. They’ve also hidden… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Wild Beauty by Anna-Marie McLemore

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Thriller

ARC REVIEW: Grit by Gillian French

Title: Grit Author/s: Gillian French Publication Date: May 16th 2017 Publisher: by HarperTeen Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 304 Purchase at: Amazon “is presence beside me is like heat, like weight, something I’ve carried around on my back too long. Raw and moving, this contemporary realistic debut novel will leave readers of E. Lockhart and Gayle Forman breathless as it… Continue reading ARC REVIEW: Grit by Gillian French

YA Fiction

BOOK REVIEW: The Love Interest by Cale Dietrich

Title: The Love Interest Author/s: Cale Dietrich Publication Date: May 16th 2017 Publisher: by Feiwel & Friends Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 384 Purchase at: Amazon “There is a secret organization that cultivates teenage spies. The agents are called Love Interests because getting close to people destined for great power means getting valuable secrets. Caden is a Nice:… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: The Love Interest by Cale Dietrich

YA contemporary

ARC REVIEW: I Believe in a Thing Called Love by Maurene Goo

Title: I Believe in a Thing Called Love Author/s: Maurene Goo Publication Date: May 30th 2017 Publisher: by Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 336 Purchase at: Amazon "Desi Lee knows how carburetors work. She learned CPR at the age of five. As a high school senior, she has never missed a day of school… Continue reading ARC REVIEW: I Believe in a Thing Called Love by Maurene Goo

YA contemporary

BOOK REVIEW: The Careful Undressing of Love by Corey Ann Haydu

Title: The Careful Undressing of Love Author/s: Corey Ann Haydu Publication Date: January 31st 2017 Publisher: Dutton Books for Young Readers Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 288 Purchase at: Amazon "Everyone who really knows Brooklyn knows Devonairre Street girls are different. They’re the ones you shouldn’t fall in love with. The ones with the curse. The ones… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: The Careful Undressing of Love by Corey Ann Haydu

YA contemporary

BOOK REVIEW: City of Saints and Thieves by Natalie Anderson

Title: City of Saints and Thieves Author/s: Natalie Anderson Publication Date: January 24th 2017 Publisher: by G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 401 Purchase at: Amazon "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo meets Gone Girl in this enthralling YA murder mystery set in Kenya. In the shadows of Sangui City, there lives a… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: City of Saints and Thieves by Natalie Anderson

Poem · YA contemporary

BOOK REVIEW: Pillow Thoughts by Courtney Peppernell

Title: Pillow Thoughts Author/s: Courtney Peppernell Publication Date: October 05, 2016 Publisher: Format: eBook Number of Pages: 256 Purchase at: Amazon Barnes & Noble Indigo "Pillow Thoughts is a collection of poetry and prose about heartbreak, love and raw emotions. It is divided into sections to read when you feel you need them most. Make a… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Pillow Thoughts by Courtney Peppernell