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. […]

Review: The Art of Lainey by Paula Stokes

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Genres: Contemporary, Romance, Young Adult Release Date: May 20, 2014 Publisher: HarperTeen Number of pages: 384 Source: ARC from Edelweiss (Thank you, HarperTeen!) Check out on GOODREADS Buy on AMAZON | THE BOOK DEPOSITORY Soccer star Lainey Mitchell is gearing up to spend an epic summer with her amazing boyfriend, Jason, when he suddenly breaks up with her—no reasons, no warning, and in public […]

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 […]

Review: Vitro by Jessica Khoury

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Rating: 2.5/5 Genres: Young Adult, Dystopia, Science Fiction Release Date: January 14th 2014 Publication House: Razorbill Source: Purchased Check out on GOODREADS Buy on AMAZON | THE BOOK DEPOSITORY On Skin Island, even the laws of creation can be broken. On a remote island in the Pacific, Corpus scientists have taken test tube embryos and given them life. These beings—the Vitros—have […]

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 […]

Review: Racing Savannah by Miranda Kenneally

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Rating: 2.5/5 Series: Hundred Oaks #4 (can be read alone) Genres: Young Adult, Contemporary, Romance, Sports, Chick Lit Release Date: December 3rd, 2013 Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire Check out on GOODREADS Buy on AMAZON | BOOK DEPOSITORY They’re from two different worlds. He lives in the estate house, and she spends most of her time in the stables helping her father train […]

ARC Review: Panic by Lauren Oliver

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Rating: 2 / 5 Genres: Young Adult, Contemporary, Dystopia, Romance Release Date: March 4th, 2014 Publisher: HarperCollins Check out on GOODREADS Buy: AMAZON | BOOK DEPOSITORY Panic began as so many things do in Carp, a dead-end town of 12,000 people in the middle of nowhere: because it was summer, and there was nothing else to do. Heather never thought […]

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: Unteachable by Leah Raeder

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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 […]