Review: Gemina by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff

24909346Gemina (The Illuminae Files, #2) by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff
Publication Date: 
October 18th, 2016 by Knopf Books for Young Readers
Rating: 5 Stars
Genre: 
Young Adult, Science Fiction
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Moving to a space station at the edge of the galaxy was always going to be the death of Hanna’s social life. Nobody said it might actually get her killed.

The sci-fi saga that began with the breakout bestseller Illuminae continues on board the Jump Station Heimdall, where two new characters will confront the next wave of the BeiTech assault.

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Mini Reviews: Falling From the Sky & Shooting for the Stars by Sarina Bowen

24792088Falling From the Sky (Gravity #2) by Sarina Bowen
Publication Date: January 31st, 2015 by Rennie Road Books
Rating: 4 Stars
Genre: Romance, Contemporary, New Adult, Adult, Sports – Snowboarding
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She’s the woman he doesn’t remember. He’s the man she can’t forget.

Bad boy Hank “Hazardous” Lazarus used to have everything: a gorgeous girlfriend, a career as a freestyle snowboarder and a spot on the US Olympic team. Nine months ago, after a bad crash in the halfpipe, he woke up in the hospital, unable to move his legs. Now he’s landed there again, but gravity is not the culprit. With his family pressuring him to try a groundbreaking treatment, Hank self-medicates with too much tequila instead. Continue reading

Review: Mister Hockey by Lia Riley

34992459Mister Hockey (Hellions Angels #1) by Lia Riley
Publication Date: 
July 11th, 2017 by Avon Impulse
Rating: 3 Stars
Genre:
Adult, Contemporary, Romance, Sports – Ice Hockey
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Her biggest fantasy is about to become a reality. . .

Jed West is Mr. Hockey. The captain of the NHL’s latest winning team, the Denver Hellions–and the hottest player on the ice—at least according to every magazine…and Breezy Angel. Breezy has been drooling over Jed at games for years, and he plays a starring role in her most toe-curling fantasies. But dirty dreams don’t come true, right?

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Review: All Played Out by Cora Carmack

22249707All Played Out (Rusk University #3) by Cora Carmack
Publication Date: 
May 12th, 2015 by William Morrow Paperbacks 
Rating: 4 Stars
Genre: New Adult, Contemporary, Romance, Sports – American Football
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Goodreads Summary

First person in her family to go to college? CHECK.

Straight A’s? CHECK.

On track to graduate early? CHECK.

Social life? …..yeah, about that…. Continue reading

Review: All Broke Down by Cora Carmack

20525621All Broke Down (Rusk University #2) by Cora Carmack
Publication Date:
October 28th 2014 by William Morrow Paperbacks
Rating: 4 Stars
Genre:
New Adult, Contemporary, Romance, Sports – American Football
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Dylan fights for lost causes. Probably because she used to be one.

Environmental issues, civil rights, corrupt corporations, and politicians you name it, she’s probably been involved in a protest. When her latest cause lands her in jail overnight, she meets Silas Moore. He’s in for a different kind of fighting. And though he’s arrogant and infuriating, she can’t help being fascinated with him. Yet another lost cause.

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Review: All Lined Up by Cora Carmack

18901099All Lined Up (Rusk University #1) by Cora Carmack
Publication Date:
May 13th 2014 by Harper Collins Publishers
Rating: 3.5 Stars
Genre:
New Adult, Romance, Contemporary, Sports – American Football
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In Texas, two things are cherished above all else—football and gossip. My life has always been ruled by both.

Dallas Cole loathes football. That’s what happens when you spend your whole childhood coming in second to a sport. College is her time to step out of the bleachers, and put the playing field (and the players) in her past.

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Review: Our Dark Duet by Victoria Schwab

34397653Our Dark Duet (Monsters of Verity #2) by Victoria Schwab
Publication Date:
June 13th 2017 by Titan Books
Rating: 4 Stars
Genre:
Young Adult, Fantasy
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Kate Harker is a girl who isn’t afraid of the dark. She’s a girl who hunts monsters. And she’s good at it. August Flynn is a monster who can never be human, no matter how much he once yearned for it. He’s a monster with a part to play. And he will play it, no matter the cost.

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