Recaps, Rants, Raves: The 100, Episode 2 – “To Survive, Be Idiots”

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Recaps, Rants, Raves is a new feature here at The Social Potato where we’ll share a recap as well as a rant/rave of a few TV shows every Saturday! For now, we have the first season of The 100! Disclaimer: Ahead are spoilers for the first episode of the show, The 100. Please don’t proceed […]

ARC Review: 17 First Kisses by Rachael Allen — Are Teens Really Like This!?

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Rating: 2/5 Genres: Young Adult, Contemporary, Romance Release Date: June 17th 2014 Publication House: HarperTeen Source: ARC from Edelweiss Check out on GOODREADS Buy on AMAZON No matter how many boys Claire kisses, she can’t seem to find a decent boyfriend. Someone who wouldn’t rather date her gorgeous best friend, Megan. Someone who won’t freak out when he learns […]

ARC Review: Maybe One Day by Melissa Kantor

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Rating: 2/5 Genres: Contemporary, Realistic Fiction, Young Adult Release Date: February 18, 2014 Publishing House: HarperTeen Check out on GOODREADS Pre-Order on AMAZON | THE BOOK DEPOSITORY Critically acclaimed author Melissa Kantor masterfully captures the joy of friendship, the agony of loss, and the unique experience of being a teenager in this poignant new novel […]

ARC Review: Half Bad (Half Life #1) by Sally Green

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Rating: 3/5 Genres: Paranormal, Urban Fantasy, Young Adult Release Date: March 4 Publishing House: Viking Juvenile Number of pages: 416 Check out on GOODREADS Pre-Order on AMAZON | THE BOOK DEPOSITORY A stunning, magical debut. An international sensation. In modern-day England, witches live alongside humans: White witches, who are good; Black witches, who are evil; […]

ARC Review: Avalon (Avalon #1) by Mindee Arnett

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Rating: 3 / 5 Genres: Young Adult, Science Fiction, Action, Romance Release Date: January 21, 2014 Publisher: Balzer & Bray Number of pages: 432 Source: ARC from Edelweiss Check out on GOODREADS Pre-order on AMAZON A ragtag group of teenage mercenaries who crew the spaceship Avalon stumble upon a conspiracy that could threaten the entire […]

Review: Uncrashable Dakota by Andy Marino

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Rating: 2.5 / 5 Genres: Young Adult, Middle Grade, Steampunk, Mystery Release Date: November 12, 2013 Publisher: Henry, Holt and Co. Number of pages: 320 Source: ARC from Netgalley Check on GOODREADS Buy on AMAZON In 1862, Union army infantryman Samuel Dakota changed history when he spilled a bottle of pilfered moonshine in the Virginia […]

Review: The 100 (The Hundred #1) by Kass Morgan

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Rating: 1/5 Genres: Science Fiction, Young Adult, Dystopia, Post-Apocalyptic, Romance Series title: The Hundred Release date: September 3, 13 by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Number of pages: 277 Check out on GOODREADS Check out on AMAZON Check out on THE BOOK DEPOSITORY In the future, humans live in city-like spaceships orbiting far above […]

ARC Review: The Naturals by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

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Rating: 2 / 5 Genres: Young Adult, Action, Mystery Release Date: November 5, 2013 by Disney-Hyperion Number of pages: 304 Source: ARC from Netgalley Goodreads | Amazon Seventeen-year-old Cassie is a natural at reading people. Piecing together the tiniest details, she can tell you who you are and what you want. But it’s not a […]

ARC Review: Relic (Books of Eva #1) by Heather Terrell

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Rating: 1 / 5 Genres: Young Adult, Dystopia, Release Date: October 29, ’13 by Soho Teen Number of pages: 288 Source: ARC from Netgalley Goodreads | Amazon The truth will test you… For fans of Game of Thrones and The Hunger Games: high fantasy and dystopia meet in this high-stakes tale of a civilization built […]