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Title: Starry Eyes by Jenn Bennett Pages: 432 Genres: YA, Contemporary, Romance Published by: Simon Pulse (April 3rd, 2018) Summary Ever since last year’s homecoming dance, best friends-turned-best enemies Zorie and Lennon have made an art of avoiding each other. It doesn’t hurt that their families are the modern day, Californian version of the Montagues and Capulets. But when a group camping trip goes south, Zorie and Lennon find themselves stranded in the wilderness. Alone. Together. What… Read More

Hello!  Today is my stop for the Worlds Beneath blog tour!  Worlds Beneath is book 2 in The Blood Race series, which was released on July 1st.  To celebrate, I’ll be sharing my review of book #1, The Blood Race, as well giving you the chance to enter to a win a signed, paperback copy of it! Alright, let’s get this party started! Title: The Blood Race (The Blood Race #1) by K. A. Emmons Pages: 318 Genres: YA, Fantasy/Sci-fi Published… Read More

Title: Save the Date by Morgan Matson Pages: 432 Genres: YA, Contemporary Published by: Simon & Schuster (June 5th, 2018) Summary Charlie Grant’s older sister is getting married this weekend at their family home, and Charlie can’t wait—for the first time in years, all four of her older siblings will be under one roof. Charlie is desperate for one last perfect weekend, before the house is sold and everything changes. The house will be filled with jokes… Read More

Title: Sad Perfect by Stephanie Elliot Pages: 320 Genres: YA, Contemporary Published by: Square Fish (Feb. 28th, 2017) Summary Perfect is only on the surface in this gripping novel about a teen girl who looks normal but struggles with a little known eating disorder.  Sixteen-year-old Pea has a secret: she has Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder, which means she can’t eat very much because nutritious foods frighten her. Having ARFID is like having a monster inside of her,… Read More

 Title: Illuminae (The Illuminae Files #1) by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff Pages: 602 Genres: YA, Sci-Fi Published by: Knopf Books for Young Readers (Oct. 20th, 2015) Summary This morning, Kady thought breaking up with Ezra was the hardest thing she’d have to do. This afternoon, her planet was invaded. The year is 2575, and two rival megacorporations are at war over a planet that’s little more than an ice-covered speck at the edge of the universe…. Read More

Hey everyone! Well, Dewey’s 24 Hour Readathon is now over, so it’s time I share with you all how it went. After my last update, I read about 10 more pages of Illuminae, and then I fell asleep. Then, I woke up about 20 minutes before the readathon ended, and read until it was over. So, I was able to get to page 118 of Illuminae plus the 20 pages of The… Read More

Hello! I thought I’d check in and share with you all how I’ve been doing today. I haven’t had a whole lot of time to read, but I already knew I wouldn’t. However, I have read a little bit, and given the circumstances of today, I’m not too disappointed with how much I’ve read at this point. So far, I’ve read 20 pages of The Ugly Teapot. I am enjoying this one,… Read More

Hey everyone! Today is Dewey’s 24 Hour Readathon! Just in case you don’t know, the goal of the readathon is to read as much as you can in 24 hours. To get all the details, check it out here! I’ve actually got a pretty busy day planned, so unfortunately, I know I’m not going to be able to read as much as I would like. That being said, I’m going to try… Read More

Title: The Coronation (Tales of Tarsurella#1) by Livy Jarmusch Pages: 460 Genres: YA, Contemporary, Christian Summary Prince Addison is only several weeks away from inheriting the Kingdom of Tarsurella. The entire Palace is ablaze with excitement, as the Royal Family prepares for the event of a lifetime. Despite the exciting event which is near at hand, Addison and his younger siblings (all seven of them!) must carry on with their daily activities. Addison’s sisters, Princesses Bridget,… Read More

It’s Top Ten Tuesday again!  It’s a weekly bookish list hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl! This week’s topic is: Books I Could Reread Forever So, the books for this week’s list include some of my favorites that I either want to reread, or are books that I have reread and still want to reread again! Okay, here we go: The Book Thief   I first read this book back in 2014, and it… Read More