When sixteen-year-old Lark Austin is kidnapped from her Virginia hometown and left to die in a snowy forest, she leaves behind two friends who are stu...moreWhen sixteen-year-old Lark Austin is kidnapped from her Virginia hometown and left to die in a snowy forest, she leaves behind two friends who are stunned by the loss. As Lark's former best friend, Eve can't shake the guilt that this tragedy was somehow her fault. Meanwhile, Nyetta is haunted each night by Lark's ghost, who comes through the bedroom window and begs Nyetta to set her soul free. Eve and Nyetta realize that Lark is trapped in limbo, and only by coming together to heal themselves will they discover why.
Tracey Porter's stunning narrative about love and loss demonstrates that forgiveness can never come too late. (less)
The blurb seemed to be directing towards humor and a very good teen book. And having heard so much about the series my expectations from it were very...moreThe blurb seemed to be directing towards humor and a very good teen book. And having heard so much about the series my expectations from it were very high. The writing is good but I just couldn't connect with Georgia. Her inner monologue was just too annoying for me. Georgia's use of 'Matti and Vati' instead of 'Mom and Dad' was confusing. Being no expert at writing I wouldn't even think to comment on that. The only thing that got me reading the whole book was Robbie. I wanted to find out what happened between Georgia and him. Sadly there was very less of Robbie for me to read. I wouldn't even think of picking up the next book in near future.
Realistic Fiction so not my dish of choice. When I had picked this book I was doubtful that I would read it. After randomly picking this book from my...moreRealistic Fiction so not my dish of choice. When I had picked this book I was doubtful that I would read it. After randomly picking this book from my shelf I sat on my bed to read. I am not really speechless but very close to it. Maybe that has got to do something with the ending, because I am a fan of Happy Endings and if it had ended a bit sad I would have rated it like four stars. The concept and plot are just perfect. The way both the characters flow are amazing. I hardly believe someone can bond or fall in love with someone in just a few hours but this book made me think that maybe it just happens whether in hours or in days or in years. The book is fast paced and will keep all you readers on your toes until the very end. Cade and Amber meet and then suddenly they are spending the day together. Both of them are running from the decisions that have been taken for them leaving them no choice to do what they are told. Angry,sad, in pain they both decided to spend the time alone but Chance had them meet and then they are doing things that will make them feel happy. As happy you can be while keeping memories of past out of your mind. Will the strangers who happen to have so much in common help each other face their fears and do the right thing? (less)
When she was nine, Megan Meade met a group of terrible, mean, Popsicle-goo-covered boys, the sons of her father's friend -- the McGowan boys. Now, sev...moreWhen she was nine, Megan Meade met a group of terrible, mean, Popsicle-goo-covered boys, the sons of her father's friend -- the McGowan boys. Now, seven years later, Megan's army doctor parents are shipping off to Korea and Megan is being sent to live with the little monsters, who are older now and quite different than she remembered them. Living in a house with seven boys will give Megan, who has never even been kissed, the perfect opportunity to learn everything there is to know about boys. And she'll send all her notes to her best friend, Tracy, in...
Megan Meade's Guide to the McGowan Boys
Observation #1: Being an army brat sucks. Except that this is definitely a better alternative to moving to Korea.
Observation #2: Forget evil, laughing, little monsters. These guys have been touched by the Abercrombie gods. They are a blur of toned, suntanned perfection.
Observation #3: I need a lock on my door. STAT.
Observation #4: Three words: six-pack abs.
Observation #5: Do not even get me started on the state of the bathroom. I'm thinking of calling in a hazmat team. Seriously.
Observation #6: These boys know how to make enemies. Big time.
Megan Meade will have to juggle a new school, a new family, a new crush -- on the boy next door, as in next bedroom door -- and a new life. Will she survive the McGowan boys?
My Say: Megan Meade is a believable character so are the boys especially Finn, Evan and Doug. It is well written by Kate Brian. It was light and a fun read. I'd say this book is a keeper. The book is filled with Drama, Comedy, Romance, some Bitchy Teen Villain and some Brother-hits-another-brother this book is complete awesomeness.(less)
Last I had read 'Going too Far' and 'Forget You' by Jennifer Echols. I had liked those stories. So I was excited to read 'Love Story' by her. The titl...moreLast I had read 'Going too Far' and 'Forget You' by Jennifer Echols. I had liked those stories. So I was excited to read 'Love Story' by her. The title as it is, is very cheesy. But do not be fooled by it. The story and concept I thought are bit refreshing than the other romance novels I have read which are very few because I don't do romance novels much.
The emotional conflicts between the main characters Erin and Hunter are amazingly written. It was like watching a ping pong match. Both the characters were realistic. I also appreciated the side characters Manohar, Summer, Jordis and Brian. The thing that surprises me more is how Jennifer manages to write the clashes between the main characters in new ways in all her books. When I started this book I was like "Here we go again with the fighting." But I was curious to see how it goes in the end so I read it and I loved this book more than the others I have read of Jennifer so far.
I loved to learn the creative writing skills that were thought to Erin and her classmates. It really helped me think about what I had in my mind about the work in progress writing I am doing. I hope everyone else who reads this book enjoys it as much as I did.(less)
Macy is that girl. The girl who saw her father die. Everyone she knows looks at her sympathetically. But Macy doesn't care about that. She just wants...moreMacy is that girl. The girl who saw her father die. Everyone she knows looks at her sympathetically. But Macy doesn't care about that. She just wants to stay in control and be perfect. She is doing just that after a year and half of her father's death when she runs into the Wish Caterers. They are the complete opposite of her life. Where everything in Macy's life is perfect theirs is filled with chaos. After a suggestion of a break time from her boyfriend Jason, Macy has had enough of her boring life. Trying to be perfect for her mother, sister and her boyfriend. On a whim she joins the Wish caterers and finally believes she has finally found a place where she can be herself and also fit in. Her new friends also include Wes. Who builds art sculptures out of junk when he is not catering. Macy finds herself connecting with him. But what happens when her on break boyfriend returns from camp at the end of summer?
The story as well as the characters are amazing. As the story progresses you can see the characters grow and come out of their shell. Macy and Wes are both written as fabulously as they could have been. (less)
My Review: Amy has recently lost her dad in an car accident. That's the reason she doesn't drive. So when her Mom asks her to bring the Car to Connect...moreMy Review: Amy has recently lost her dad in an car accident. That's the reason she doesn't drive. So when her Mom asks her to bring the Car to Connecticut she is thrown for a loop. Because driving her there would be her mother's friend's son Roger. Suddenly the trip seems lot more complicated because Amy isn't very comfortable at talking especially to a cute guy whom she will be riding along with in a car for four days. Not to mention that her mother has already mapped everything out for her. Leaving no room for her to step out of this. But maybe just maybe if she could take a little detour this trip would feel a lot better and who would know? Not her mother if she can help it. So Amy and Roger take a different route to Connecticut from what Amy's mother had planned. So will this little detour free Amy of her problems from which she is running away or will it make her face what she grieves the most?
This book written by Morgan Matson is one novel that is a must read for all. (less)
I am not very patient when the book has a slow start, so it came as surprise to me that I did not just skip the book. I was willing to give it a chanc...moreI am not very patient when the book has a slow start, so it came as surprise to me that I did not just skip the book. I was willing to give it a chance because I had previously read Along for the Ride by Sarah Dessen and I liked it. So I continued reading it and it was so worth it. The reader can learn a lot from this book. Main Motto of the book seemed 'Never Give Up and Keep Trying Until you succeed.' It was a light read but a good one. I'd definitely recommend this book to everyone who likes to read. Hope. Self-Confidence. Love. That's what this book is about. (less)
Okay so this is the first book I have read by Gemma Burgess. I was not so sure about reading it but the plot sounded quite interesting. Finally I got...moreOkay so this is the first book I have read by Gemma Burgess. I was not so sure about reading it but the plot sounded quite interesting. Finally I got around to reading it and was unable to leave it unfinished while I studied and did my chores and all... The story revolves around Abigail Wood who is a research Analyst, Robert who is a total playboy keeps what he works a mystery. Robert is Abigail's flatmate. But soon after when Abigail is recently single after her break up with Peter he becomes her date guru. Guiding her how to date and how to rock singledom just like he does. Soon Abigail is dating just like men do. Cool, detached and brutal. Too much? But its the truth. Better leave them before they do. So will Robert and Abigail realize that in order to find true love you must risk your heart? Or will they be the ultimate single match? It's a must read. Filled with fun, drama, romance and wit it is the book you will want to read again. Cause I do!!(less)
Loved it. Truly Amazing book. It is one of those books which inspire people. Its a book about breaking free of their own made up barriers. A book abou...moreLoved it. Truly Amazing book. It is one of those books which inspire people. Its a book about breaking free of their own made up barriers. A book about not finding a path but making one. A book about True Beauty which lies in what you make of yourself but not about what people think of you. Its a book about loving yourself as you are. (less)