ARC Review: Dissonance by Erica O’Rourke

Genres: Young Adult, Science Fiction, Romance Release Date: July 22nd 2014 Publishing House: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers Number of pages: 496 Source: ARC from Edelweiss Check out on GOODREADS Delancy Sullivan has always known there’s more to reality than what people see. Every time someone makes a choice, a new, parallel world branches off from the existing […]

ARC Review: How to Meet Boys by Catherine Clark

Genres: Young Adult, Contemporary, Romance Release Date: May 6, 2014 Publishing House: HarperTeen Number of pages: 320 Source: ARC from Edelweiss Check out on GOODREADS Find out what happens when you fall for your best friend’s worst enemy in this timeless and hilarious story of a forbidden first love and forever friendship.Lucy can’t wait to spend the summer at the […]

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

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!?

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

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

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; […]

Review: Fake ID by Lamar Giles

Rating: 2/5 Genres: Young Adult, Action, Mystery, Contemporary Release Date: January 21, 2014 Publisher: Harpercollins Number of pages: 320 Source: ARC from Edelweiss Check out on GOODREADS Buy on AMAZON | THE BOOK DEPOSITORY Nick Pearson is hiding in plain sight… My name isn’t really Nick Pearson. I shouldn’t tell you where I’m from or […]

Review: Unteachable by Leah Raeder

Rating: 4.5/5 Genres: New Adult, Romance, Contemporary, Drama Author: Leah Raeder Release Date: July 26, ’13 by Velvet Pony Press Number of pages: 286 Sources: Review copy from author Check on Goodreads Buy on Amazon This novel contains graphic sexual content and strong language. It is intended for mature readers.  I met him at a carnival, of […]