Release date: September 19th 2013 Self-Published Purchase: Amazon Synopsis via Goodreads: Ash Jensen, a squeaky-clean sophomore at the University of Tennessee, has a trail of baggage a mile long―she buried her fiancé only a year and a half ago. She swore she’d never love again but when she finds herself interned to a yummy Canadian conservation officer that promise is tested big-time. Kade Gyllenhahl sports wild tattoos, a … Continue reading Book Review: ‘Hopeless For You’ by Hayden Hill
Series: Colebrook Academy #1 Release date: August 6th 2013 Publisher: Twist Literary Purchase: Amazon Rating: 5 out of 5 Synopsis via Goodreads: Markham Savoy is Colebrook Academy’s most infamous student… He’s also the most attractive, most deviant, and most charming, but who’s counting? Every Colebrook matriculant knows that Markham is in the business of making problems disappear. And Colebrook students have no shortage of problems. But his aid comes at … Continue reading Book Review: ‘The Dirty Secrets of Markham Savoy’ by C.C. Dalton
The London sisters return in this charming new novel about love, friendship, and the perils of fame. Despite their very public arrest, Ava and Sophia London are about to discover that in L.A. there’s no such thing as bad press. Suddenly, they are the hottest “It” girls in town and are one step closer to making their brand, London Calling, a household name. Their newfound … Continue reading Book Review: “Where Beauty Lies” by Elle & Blair Fowler
Released: July 16th 2013 Publisher: Simon & Schuster Purchase: Amazon | Book Depository Rating: 3/5 Synopsis via Goodreads: Bailey wasn’t always a wild child and the black sheep of her family. She used to play fiddle and tour the music circuit with her sister, Julie, who sang and played guitar. That ended when country music execs swooped in and signed Julie to a solo deal. Never mind that Julie and Bailey … Continue reading Book Review: ‘Dirty Little Secret’ by Jennifer Echols
Release date: March 2, 2013 Self-published Rating: 4/5 Purchase: Amazon *I purchased the paperback. Synopsis via Goodreads: When Drake started the night at his father’s campaign fundraiser, he never imagined he’d end it being conned into buying drugs on the West Side. Losing high-stakes poker has its consequences, but he’d repeatedly face them just to hear Lacey Douglas sing. Drake sees Lacey light up the stage, and he … Continue reading Book Review: ‘The Space Between’ by Victoria H. Smith
Released: May 28th 2013 Publisher: Harper Perennial Purchase: Amazon Rating: 2/5 *A paperback copy was provided by publisher in exchange of an honest review. Synopsis via Goodreads: It’s 1983 in Berkeley, California. Twenty-year-old Allie Dodgson is a straitlaced college student working part-time at a dress shop to make ends meet. But when the shop turns out to be a front for a dangerous drug-dealing business, Allie finds herself on … Continue reading Book Review: The Wonder Bread Summer by Jessica Anya Blau
Tomorrow’s the first day of summer but let’s be honest, it has been feeling like summer already. I know a lot of people, including me, would love to take a trip to some exotic island and relax by the ocean in some luxurious resort. But then I woke up from my dream and decided to look at pictures instead. Well, if you’re like me and not quite fortunate enough to take that trip, then I want to share with you some lovely captures showcasing the French Polynesian island of Huahine. Continue reading “Experience Huahine”
Cheerleader Isobel Lanley is horrified when she’s paired with dark child Varen Nethers for an English project. As disappointed as she is at start, Varen also makes it clear that the feelings of distaste are mutual. Little did Isobel know that aside from working on this project, she would also be pulled into the dreamworld of this mysterious yet intriguing guy. Their feelings are developed as worlds intertwine, but more importantly, Isobel would have to save her new found love from the very thing he himself helped create.
‘Nevermore‘ portrays a chilling and unlikely romance that you’re bound to get drawn into. It’s all fair in the beginning, describing a girl’s misfortune for getting placed with one of their school’s misfits, but once Edgar Allan Poe became the center piece amongst a series of strange events, I knew the end results would be anything but ‘normal.’It is Poe afterall, and we know his sense of reality isn’t too far from fantasy.
A simple love story would be highly predictable and boring had there been no twists. Don’t you think? Continue reading “Book Review – ‘Nevermore’ by Kelly Creagh”
A girl with a terrifying choice. Her parents? dead. Her brother? sick. Her way out? Get paid to be somebody else. Who can she trust? No one.
Callie Woodland had to make a tough decision. She was just about fed up with living the life of an unclaimed minor and wanted much more for herself and her brother. Prime Destination was her final resort. The thought of allowing someone else take control of her body detest her, but what other choice did she have? It was either this, or remain living a life of uncertainty and fear until getting institutionalized.
What would you do to not only survive, but to give your only living relative a better chance at life? Lissa Price intrigues us with her new novel; depicting human reaction to desperation, while embarking on a scientific thrill ride that entertains and educates. Starters will certainly get your heart racing. Continue reading “Book Review – ‘Starters’ by Lissa Price”