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Big Little Lies
4.17
I enjoyed this -- a sharp, funny look at a group of Australian kindergarten parents who get into an overblown tiff that leads to murder. There are als ...more
Aug 17, 2014
May 31, 2014
 
Deep Betrayal (Lies Beneath, #2)
3.87
While Deep Betrayal lost a lot of the things I loved about the first book (Calder's narration, the revenge theme, the carnivorous merfolk) and replace ...more
Mar 06, 2013
Aug 21, 2012
 
The Triple Package: How Three Unlikely Traits Explain the Rise and Fall of Cultural Groups in America
3.38
I went into Chua's first book (Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother) primed to be outraged, and instead found a rather touching and relatable story about h ...more
Apr 19, 2014
Apr 19, 2014
 
The Program (The Program, #1)
4.09
So it took me forever to get to this, but I really enjoyed it. Even though it had the dreaded amnesia as a plot device, I liked the way it was done. I ...more
Dec 19, 2013
Apr 29, 2013
 
Me Since You
3.93
Thanks to Simon and Schuster/MTV Books for allowing me to read an advanced copy of this book. Find more reviews, plus book discussions and giveaways o ...more
Feb 15, 2014
Feb 15, 2014
 
The Reece Malcolm List
3.89
Devan's whole life turns upside down when her dad dies and she's whisked off to California to live with her biological mother, Reece Malcolm. Suddenly ...more
Feb 2013
Feb 02, 2013
 
The Moon and More
3.65
I've read every single Sarah Dessen book and enjoyed them all. I think the Goodreads blurb makes this book sound like it's about this big, dramatic lo ...more
May 27, 2013
Jun 02, 2013
 
Drain You
3.05
LOVED. Read the full review, which includes my "Helpful 90s Glossary for the Tragically Young" on my blog. Just click on the link below.

Review of Drai
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Jul 13, 2012
Jul 16, 2012
 
The Body Finder (The Body Finder, #1)
3.99
Violet has a special talent she shares with the women in her family -- she hears the "echoes" of the dead. She can tell when a murder has occurred nea ...more
not set
Jan 19, 2013
 
TIED (A Fire Born Novel, #1)
3.86
Source: Thanks to author Laney McMann for providing me with e-ARC of this book for review.

TIED is a paranormal romance that was published by J. Taylor
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Feb 09, 2014
Feb 09, 2014
 
Unbound (All Good Things #1)
3.79
Thanks to author Georgia Bell for sending me an e-copy of Unbound.

There were definitely things I enjoyed about Unbound, and a few other things that di
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Feb 2014
Feb 01, 2014
 
The Last Academy
3.40
Love the idea of a YA mystery/horror imprint, but am beginning to wonder if perhaps Point books are just too young for adult readers of YA.
And I don'
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not set
Apr 29, 2013
 
The Chocolate Touch  (Amour et Chocolat #4)
4.02
When I requested this book on Netgalley, I didn't realize that it was part of a series of companion books. (Of course, it says so right here on Goodre ...more
Aug 28, 2013
Aug 28, 2013
 
Desires of the Dead (The Body Finder, #2)
4.09
In Desires of the Dead, Jay and Violet are very wrapped up in each other and in their new relationship. Very. Let's just say if you love the steamy st ...more
not set
Jan 19, 2013
 
A Touch of Scarlet (Unbound, #2)
3.38
I really appreciate the way that the books in this series are NOT retellings. The main character, Emma, sort of "falls into" Jane Eyre for points in t ...more
Mar 16, 2013
Mar 16, 2013
 
Dear Cassie (Pretty Amy, #2)
3.73
*I received an e-ARC of this book from the publisher for possible review*

Dear Cassie is a companion book to Pretty Amy, but you don't need to have rea
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Feb 28, 2013
Mar 01, 2013
 
 A Long Way from You
3.60
A really fun read! One of my absolute favorite characters in Where I Belong was chatterbox cheerleader and closet art aficionado Kitsy Kidd. In A Long ...more
Jun 2012
Jun 02, 2012
 
Charm & Strange
3.83
**SPOILER FREE review**

An intriguing and well-written book that alternates chapters between Win/Drew's present life at a Vermont boarding school and h
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Jul 27, 2013
Jul 26, 2013
 
Trinkets
3.60
Trinkets centers around three girls from different social circles who are all assigned to attend a program for shoplifters. Sounds like The Breakfast ...more
Mar 02, 2013
Mar 02, 2013
 
Sever (The Chemical Garden, #3)
3.82
Thanks to Around the World ARC tours for letting me have a sneak peek at this book.

Complete review will go up on my blog YA Romantics in February.

I'm
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Dec 16, 2012
Dec 16, 2012
 
Wildflower (Wildflower, #1)
3.74
Wildflower is the first installment in a squeaky-clean YA Cinderella trilogy about a sixteen year old who goes from traveling around in an RV with her ...more
not set
Jul 12, 2014
 
The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry
3.99
LOVED this book so much.
I'm a big fan of Gabrielle Zevin's YA and was looking forward to reading this. I'm sorry I waited so long because this book is
...more
Apr 14, 2014
Aug 05, 2013
 
A Tale of Two Centuries (My Super Sweet Sixteenth Century, #2)
4.02
Such a fun book!

Cat's cousin Alessandra completely won my heart in My Super Sweet Sixteenth Century. She's innately sweet and incredibly loyal. A cha
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Jul 31, 2013
Jul 28, 2013
 
The Tyrant's Daughter
3.80
Laila is the daughter of a former Middle Eastern ruler. After Leila's father is overthrown and killed, the rest of the family -- Laila, her mother, an ...more
Jan 28, 2014
Jan 28, 2014
 
The Dream Thieves (The Raven Cycle, #2)
4.25
Wow -- amazing.

I am putting a spoiler-free review up on the blog tomorrow.

But I have so many questions, and most of them are spoilers:

(view spoiler)
...more
Sep 15, 2013
Mar 01, 2013
 
Breathing Ghosts
3.90
Breathing Ghosts is a story of grief and love and loss. It's also a grief road trip book, a sub-category of contemporary fiction that I enjoy. (Think ...more
Dec 26, 2013
Dec 27, 2013
 
Manicpixiedreamgirl
3.40
For the complete review, including a brief history of the Manic Pixie Dream girl,
Check out my blog, YA Romantics



Manicpixiedream girl is about a boy w
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Apr 10, 2013
Apr 10, 2013
 
Radiant
3.77
I received an e-copy of this book from the author for possible review.


There were a lot of things I enjoyed about Radiant. Mary is a main character I h
...more
Feb 15, 2013
Feb 18, 2013
 
The Lucy Variations
3.59
Full review appears on my blog, YA Romantics


I've read and enjoyed all of Sara Zarr's books, but this one might just be my favorite. The Lucy Variation
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Apr 28, 2013
Apr 28, 2013
 
Sisterland
3.35
Sisterland is a fascinating story about love, science, and the paranomal. Twins Daisy and Violet have drastically different comfort levels with their ...more
Jun 14, 2013
Jun 14, 2013
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