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  • Books,  Reviews,  Young Adult

    Significance (Book One) by Shelly Crane

    Maggie is a seventeen-year-old girl who’s had a bad year. Her mom left, her dad is depressed, she’s graduating, barely, and her boyfriend of almost three years dumped her for a college football scholarship. Lately, she thinks life is all about hanging on by a thread and is gripping tight with everything she has. Then she meets Caleb. Review Hi! A while ago (pre-blog), I read this fantastic book called Significance by Shelly Crane. Recently I decided it was time for me to do a reread. I had forgotten how much I loved this book and decided to do a well overdue review! As it says in the description, this…

  • Books,  Reviews,  Young Adult

    Abandon by Meg Cabot

    Though she tries returning to the life she knew before the accident, Pierce can’t help but feel at once a part of this world, and apart from it. Yet she’s never alone . . . because someone is always watching her. Escape from the realm of the dead is impossible when someone there wants you back. But now she’s moved to a new town. Maybe at her new school, she can start fresh. Maybe she can stop feeling so afraid. Only she can’t. Because even here, he finds her. That’s how desperately he wants her back. She knows he’s no guardian angel, and his dark world isn’t exactly heaven, yet…

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    Big News for Cinder & Ella

    HEY LOVES, Exciting CINDER & ELLA news + Giveaway! Exactly two years ago, a little book titled Cinder & Ella made its way onto Amazon. And then it exploded, making it’s way to # 1 on Amazon in all of its categories and even hitting the top 20 on all of Amazon. (Way to go Cinder & Ella!) And nearly every day of the two years since its release, author Kelly Oram has received requests for an epilogue or a short story or something–anything–that would give readers more of their beloved Brian (aka Cinder) & Ella. It may have taken 2 years, but Kelly has finally decided to grant all…

  • Books,  Reviews,  Young Adult

    Opal by Jennifer L Armentrout

    After everything, I’m no longer the same Katy. I’m different… And I’m not sure what that will mean in the end. When each step we take in discovering the truth puts us in the path of the secret organization responsible for torturing and testing hybrids, the more I realize there is no end to what I’m capable of. The death of someone close still lingers, help comes from the most unlikely source, and friends will become the deadliest of enemies, but we won’t turn back. Even if the outcome will shatter our worlds forever. Together we’re stronger… and they know it. Hi Book Lovers, Once again, the amazing Jennifer L…

  • Books,  Reviews,  Young Adult

    Saint Anything by Sarah Dessen

    Peyton, Sydney’s charismatic older brother, has always been the star of the family, receiving the lion’s share of their parents’ attention and—lately—concern. When Peyton’s increasingly reckless behavior culminates in an accident, a drunk driving conviction, and a jail sentence, Sydney is cast adrift, searching for her place in the family and the world. When everyone else is so worried about Peyton, is she the only one concerned about the victim of the accident? – Enter the Chathams, a warm, chaotic family who run a pizza parlor, play bluegrass on weekends and pitch in to care for their mother, who has multiple sclerosis. Here Sydney experiences unquestioning acceptance. And here she…

  • Books,  Reviews,  Young Adult

    Onyx by Jennifer L. Armentrout

    Being connected to Daemon Black sucks… Thanks to his alien mojo, Daemon’s determined to prove what he feels for me is more than a product of our bizarro connection. So I’ve sworn him off, even though he’s running more hot than cold these days. But we’ve got bigger problems. Something worse than the Arum has come to town… The Department of Defense are here. If they ever find out what Daemon can do and that we’re linked, I’m a goner. So is he. And there’s this new boy in school who’s got a secret of his own. He knows what’s happened to me and he can help, but to do…

  • Book Tours/Blitzes,  Books,  Reviews,  Young Adult

    If We Were a Movie Book Blitz

    NYU freshman Nate Anderson is a triplet who is desperate to escape his wild and crazy brothers. After they screw things up for him one too many times, Nate flees his housing situation and takes the first available room for rent as far from his brothers as he can get. Enter his new roommate Jordan–a quirky LA girl who believes that everything in life has already been done in the movies. In this heartfelt tale of love, friendship and family, Nate learns how to deal with his new adult life using Hollywood films as a guide. Hey Everyone, Super excited to be a part of my first Book Blitz so…

  • Books,  Interviews,  Young Adult

    Interview with Anna Banks!

    Hey Guys, Its been a crazy new year for me from school to trying to get a headstart on my 200 book reading challenge! Recently I had the immense honor of interviewing Anna Banks, author of the Syrena Trilogy and upcoming novel Nemesis! So without further ado, here it is!    Are there any qualities about yourself that you reflect in your protagonists? I definitely write my heroines with a lot of snark and sarcasm, which I’m totally guilty of.   What was the inspiration behind your new book Nemesis? I’ve always been fascinated with ancient Egypt, and one day I was watching a documentary on the young King Tut and wondered…