Review: Long Way Home by Katie McGarry

30738170Long Way Home (Thunder Road #3) by Katie McGarry
Publication Date:
January 31st 2017 by Harlequin Teen 
Rating: 4 Stars
Genre:
Young Adult, Contemporary, Romance.
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Goodreads Summary
Seventeen-year-old Violet has always been expected to sit back and let the boys do all the saving.

It’s the code her father, a member of the Reign of Terror motorcycle club, raised her to live by. Yet when her dad is killed carrying out Terror business, Violet knows it’s up to her to do the saving. To protect herself, and her vulnerable younger brother, she needs to cut all ties with the club—including Chevy, the boy she’s known and loved her whole life.

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Review: The Winner’s Curse by Marie Rutkoski

9781408858202The Winner’s Curse (The Winner’s Trilogy #1) by Marie Rutkoski
Publication Date: July 3rd 2014 by Bloomsbury Childrens Books (UK)
Rating: 4 Stars
Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy, Romance
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Goodreads Summary
Winning what you want may cost you everything you love…

As a general’s daughter in a vast empire that revels in war and enslaves those it conquers, seventeen-year-old Kestrel has two choices: she can join the military or get married. But Kestrel has other intentions.

One day, she is startled to find a kindred spirit in a young slave up for auction. Arin’s eyes seem to defy everything and everyone. Following her instinct, Kestrel buys him—with unexpected consequences. It’s not long before she has to hide her growing love for Arin.
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Review: Wanderlost by Jen Malone

22453741Wanderlost by Jen Malone
Publication Date: May 31st 2016 by HarperTeen
Rating: 4 Stars
Genre: Contemporary, Young Adult, Romance.
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Not all those who wander are lost, but Aubree Sadler most definitely is on this novel’s whirlwind trip through Europe.

Aubree can’t think of a better place to be than in perfectly boring Ohio, and she’s ready for a relaxing summer. But when her older sister, Elizabeth, gets into real trouble, Aubree is talked into taking over Elizabeth’s summer job, leading a group of senior citizens on a bus tour through Europe.

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Review: Breath of Fire by Amanda Bouchet

3076e3c9fb73d9d2b01d62f497675e5fBreath of Fire (Kingmaker Chronicles #2) by Amanda Bouchet
Publication Date: January 3rd 2017 by Piatkus
Rating: 4 Stars
Genre: Adult, Fantasy, Mythology.
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Catalia Fisa has been running from her destiny since she could crawl. But now, her newfound loved ones are caught between the shadow of Cat’s tortured past and the threat of her world-shattering future. So what’s a woman to do when she knows it’s her fate to be the harbinger of doom? Everything in her power.

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Review: Outrun the Moon by Stacey Lee

9780399175411_OutrunTheMoon_BOM.inddOutrun the Moon by Stacey Lee
Publication Date:
May 24th 2016 by G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers
Rating: 4 Stars
Genre:
Young Adult, Historical Fiction.
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San Francisco, 1906: Fifteen-year-old Mercy Wong is determined to break from the poverty in Chinatown, and an education at St. Clare’s School for Girls is her best hope. Although St. Clare’s is off-limits to all but the wealthiest white girls, Mercy gains admittance through a mix of cunning and a little bribery, only to discover that getting in was the easiest part. Not to be undone by a bunch of spoiled heiresses, Mercy stands strong—until disaster strikes.

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Review: Stars Above by Marissa Meyer

25689074Stars Above: A Lunar Chronicles Collection by Marissa Meyer
Publication Date:
February 2nd 2016 by Feiwel and Friends
Rating: 4 Stars
Genre:
Young Adult, Sci-fi & Fantasy – Retelling.
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Goodreads Summary
The enchantment continues….

The universe of the Lunar Chronicles holds stories—and secrets—that are wondrous, vicious, and romantic. How did Cinder first arrive in New Beijing? How did the brooding soldier Wolf transform from young man to killer? When did Princess Winter and the palace guard Jacin realize their destinies?

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Guest Review: Two by Two by Nicholas Sparks

Two by Two by Nicholas Sparks
Publication Date:
October 4th 2016 by Grand Central Publishing
Rating: 4 Stars
Genre:
Adult, Contemporary, Romance
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Goodreads Summary
At 32, Russell Green has it all: a stunning wife, a lovable six year-old daughter, a successful career as an advertising executive and an expansive home in Charlotte. He is living the dream, and his marriage to the bewitching Vivian is the center of that. But underneath the shiny surface of this perfect existence, fault lines are beginning to appear…and no one is more surprised than Russ when he finds every aspect of the life he took for granted turned upside down. In a matter of months, Russ finds himself without a job or wife, caring for his young daughter while struggling to adapt to a new and baffling reality. Throwing himself into the wilderness of single parenting, Russ embarks on a journey at once terrifying and rewarding—one that will test his abilities and his emotional resources beyond anything he ever imagined.


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