REVIEW: Lola and the Boy Next Door by Stephanie Perkins


Title & Author:
Lola and the Boy Next Door by Stephanie Perkins

 Series:  And the French Kiss #2

 Publisher: Speak, 338 pages

 Release Date: July 9, 2013

 Genre: Contemporary

 Source: Purchased

 Amazon Goodreads | Stephanie Perkins

 SYNOPSIS: (According to my husband, who has NOT read the book —  see how well he listens to my bookish ramblings)

This girl dresses like a weirdo all the time. Like really weird. I’m talking crazy wigs, big shoes, the works. There is also a kid named Cricket. Who names their kid after a bug? Anyway, he lives next door to her. He is geek chic. They have a fallout so she dates a hot band dude instead. But as the saying goes… If you love someone set them free, yada yada yada. I’m sure you’ll love it!

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TTT- Top Twelve Books I’ve Read So Far in 2015

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I have read so many amazing books this year, which made it hard to choose my favorites! But, as we all know… lots of books are great, but only some books are the best of the best! Each of the books on this list are incredibly special for many different reasons. I couldn’t knock it down to 10, so went with 12. I hope you’ll read them! No.. YOU HAVE TO READ THEM. No, no. OWN THEM. YOU NEED TO OWN THESE!

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REVIEW: The Heart of Betrayal by Mary E. Pearson


Author:
 The Heart of Betrayal by Mary E. Pearson
 Series:  The Remnant Chronicles #2
 Publisher: Henry Holt
 Release Date: July 7, 2015
 Genre: Fantasy
 Source: Publisher (thank you!)
 
 Amazon  |  Goodreads  |  Mary E. Pearson

 SYNOPSIS: (According to my husband, who has NOT read the book —  see how well he listens to my bookish ramblings)

This princess girl is up to her neck in trouble with hot Medieval boys again. In fact, she is in prison with one of them, plotting to escape the land of barbarians! One of these barbarians is in love with her though and might win her over. Maybe they will have some epic gladiator battles to win her heart? Which boy will she choose? Betty can’t even choose!

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REVIEW: Jesse’s Girl by Miranda Kenneally


Title & Author: 
Jesse’s Girl by Miranda Kenneally

 Series: Hundred Oaks

 Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire, 304 pages

 Release Date: July 7, 2015

 Genre: Contemporary

 Source:  ARC provided by the publisher (thank you!)

 Amazon Goodreads | Miranda Kenneally

 SYNOPSIS: (According to my husband, who has NOT read the book —  see how well he listens to my bookish ramblings)

This “cute punk girl” with stage fright wants to be Hayley Williams when she grows up. On Shadow Day she gets to follow Hunter Hayes around. Not even this tough girl can resist Hunter Hayes!!! 

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