ARC Review: Exit, Pursued by a Bear by E.K. Johnston

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This was not my first book by Johnston. I read A Thousand Nights last year and even though I didn’t love it, I fell in love with the author’s writing style so when I heard about this book, I KNEW I WANTED to read it. Little did I know at that time that it was […]

ARC Review: The Improbable Theory of Ana and Zak by Brian Katcher

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Things to Expect from The Improbable Theory of Ana and Zak: 1.) Two wonderfully-portrayed main characters. Ana and Zak both have very different and distinct personalities. Both were a bit hard to like at first (Ana was pretty stuck up, and Zak was an arrogant prick), but as they continued to learn more about each […]

ARC Review: Things We Know by Heart by Jessi Kirby

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“Every heart sings a song, incomplete, until another heart whispers back.” –Plato First off, you guys need to know that Things We Know by Heart will break your heart into a million shards, then tape the pieces back together (and possibly even staple the holes shut). And then the ending will… well, I’m not going to spoil you. […]

ARC Review: Lies We Tell Ourselves by Robin Talley

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Genres: Historical, Contemporary, Young AdultRelease Date: September 30th, 2014Publisher:  Harlequin TeenSource:  eARC from EdelweissCheck out on GOODREADS In 1959 Virginia, the lives of two girls on opposite sides of the battle for civil rights will be changed forever. Sarah Dunbar is one of the first black students to attend the previously all-white Jefferson High School. An honors student at her […]

Release Day Review: Rites of Passage by Joy Hensley

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Genres: Realistic, Military, Young AdultRelease Date: September 9th, 2014Publisher:  HarperTeenSource:  eARC from EdelweissCheck out on GOODREADS Sam McKenna’s never turned down a dare. And she’s not going to start with the last one her brother gave her before he died.So Sam joins the first-ever class of girls at the prestigious Denmark Military Academy. She’s expecting push-ups and long runs, rope […]

ARC Review: Let’s Get Lost by Adi Alsaid

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Genres: Road Trip, Contemporary, Young AdultRelease Date: July 29th, 2014Publisher: Harlequin TeenSource:  ARC from EdelweissCheck out on GOODREADS Five strangers. Countless adventures. One epic way to get lost. Four teens across the country have only one thing in common: a girl named LEILA. She crashes into their lives in her absurdly red car at the moment they need someone the […]

ARC Review: Say What You Will by Cammie McGovern

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Genres: Contemporary, Disability, Young AdultRelease Date: June 3rd, 2014Publisher: HarperTeenSource:  ARC from PublisherCheck out on GOODREADS John Green’s The Fault in Our Stars meets Rainbow Rowell’s Eleanor & Park in this beautifully written, incredibly honest, and emotionally poignant novel. Cammie McGovern’s insightful young adult debut is a heartfelt and heartbreaking story about how we can all feel lost until we find someone who loves […]

ARC Review: Come Back to Me by Mila Gray

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Genres: Contemporary, Romance, Military, New AdultRelease Date: June 19th, 2014Publisher: Pan MacmillanSource:  AuthorCheck out on GOODREADS Home on leave in sunny California, Marine and local lothario Kit Ryan finds himself dangerously drawn to his best friend’s sister, Jessa – the one girl he can’t have. But Kit’s not about to let a few obstacles stand in his way and soon […]

ARC Review: We Are Called to Rise by Laura McBride

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Rating: 4/5Genres: Contemporary, Realistic Fiction, AdultRelease Date: June 3rd 2014Publisher: Simon & Schuster Source:  NetGalleyCheck out on GOODREADS An immigrant boy whose family is struggling to assimilate. A middle-aged housewife coping with an imploding marriage and a troubled son. A social worker at home in the darker corners of Las Vegas. A wounded soldier recovering from an injury he can’t remember […]