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A Girl Like Me

(Like Us #2)

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I’m not supposed to be here.

Death has come for me more than once, and each time it’s been a boy who’s stood between me and my final breath.

I called him Christopher when he saved me as a child. When he came into my life again, only months ago, I knew him as Wes. Just as he did the time before, he disappeared the moment he made sure I was out of harm’s way; as if I didn’t ne
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Published May 26th 2017
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Maria✦❋Steamy Reads Blog❋✦

➦If you are a fan of sports romances and stories with paranormal elements then this YA novel might just be your jam. It has somewhat an elaborate plot and character development with a touch of baseball on the side. Oh, and don't forget the mysteriousness, which will keep you guessing all the way throughout.

➦As mentioned in my review of the first book in this duet, the heroine encounters a boy who has once saved her life. I really am not going to go into any detail in fear of giving spoilers, so
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Astrid - The Bookish Sweet Tooth


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Review @ Vanilla & Spice Books

✬✬✬ 4.5 STARS ✬✬✬







When we get a Ginger Scott book it's a sure bet that it will be something different, something that will put your heart through an emotional meat grinder. It will be deliciously angsty and you will want to talk about it with your book bestie.

The story continues right where the first in this duet ended. Joss is on her way to look for Wes and to visit her grandmother Grace in Arizona to learn more about her mom. On this journey she
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Christie«SHBBblogger»



Title: A Girl Like Me
Series: Like Us #2
Author: Ginger Scott
Release date: May 26, 2017
Cliffhanger: No
HEA(view spoiler)



After reading A Boy Like You, I couldn't wait to get my hands on this conclusion. The cliffy at the end of book one left me desperate for explanations about this very unique and beautifully crafted story. Ginger kept me on my toes, making me brainstorm theories around every corner. Just when I thought I had an element pegged, she turned around and threw a new
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TeriLyn

**A Girl Like Me generously provided in exchange for an honest review.**

5+ "You sure you can't fly?" Stars

Absolute perfection from Ginger Scott. My favorite of hers to date. This is book 2 of a contemporary, young adult, duet and must read after book one. There's a magical quality to the writing, the characters, the romance, and the plot, woven through the pages that you'll fall in love with from the very start.

Due to the distinctly unique nature of this sports/romance/young adult story, this r
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Jessica  (Angie & Jessica's Dreamy Reads)
A Girl Like Me is unequivocally my most anticipated read of the year. After the way A Boy Like You left me hanging, I needed answers. I needed to know what would come of Josselyn and if what she suspected of Wes was true. Of course, any book by Ginger Scott leaves me full of anticipation but she's never left me with quite as many unanswered questions as she did in the first half of this duet. I couldn't wait for this sequel, for the conclusion to such an unbelievably spellbinding storyline, for ...more
Anne Mercier
After reading A Boy Like You I was left hanging on a VERY high cliff, gripping tight, anxiously waiting for the sequel and it's finally here. Bless Ginger Scott for being such an amazing friend and sharing an ARC with me. I can't even... with these books! You don't know what's going to happen from one minute to the next. You're guessing... sometimes you're right, sometimes you're wrong--other times you just don't see it coming.

Ginger has woven a complex tale in this duet. She's created a world
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Sharon ∞❥ is an emotional book junkie ❥∞
3.5 ★'s

"You defy science."

I was really looking forward to this book with only a little trepidation that it was going to fall down the rabbit hole into the paranormal realm. And unfortunately, my intuition wasn't off...not by a long shot.

Let me explain...if I knew there was a paranormal aspect going in to the first book, I think I would have been more accepting. I really enjoy Wes and Joss and was pulling for them all the way. However, not knowing that, the story took on a kind of comic book fe
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Ari
May 29, 2017 rated it really liked it
Original review: The Daydreaming Bookworm

*3.5 Stars!*


After the ending of A Boy Like You left me for dead, I was dying to get my hands on the sequel to see what would happen next. There were so many questions floating around in my head and I just wanted answers to all of them. I was also curious to see if any of my theories would end up being true because some of them felt like a long shot, but I was secretly hoping things would pan out the way I wanted them to.

A Girl Like Me picks up where A
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Jen
May 26, 2017 rated it it was amazing

 6++++ STARS!!!


Waiting for one of your most anticipated books can be stressful. You wander around the authors Facebook page, maybe even in their group, anxious for little teasers or even a mini excerpt. You bite your nails, possibly even start drinking while your stomach whirls, nervous about what's to come.

A Boy Like You surpassed all my hopes and waiting for A Girl Like Me was HARD, but WOW, was it worth it. Magical, mystical, with twists and so many unexpected turns, Ginger Scott gives you a
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Veronika's ReaderFeeder
May 21, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites
5 - Forever connected - Stars
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*ARC kindly provided by the author in exchange for an honest review*

After the thousand questions A Boy Like You left behind, I can easily say that this was one of my most anticipated books of 2017, but it even exceeded all my expectations. Ginger Scott was able to wove together this story so perfectly and cleverly that it absolutely blew me away.

At the end of A Boy Like You a circle closed and a boy and a hero had lost. In A Gi
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Michelle
4 Stars!
I've had a busy few week and I'm so glad I finally got to finish this book. I didn't love it as much as the first one but I still loved it!

I'm a huge fan of Ginger Scotts books! Can't wait for more new releases!

I'd also love to get a book on Wes's brothers and Kyle because I loved them just as much as Joss and Wess:))
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AJ
Feb 27, 2017 rated it liked it
3.5 stars

This is the second book in the Like Us series, the follow up to the emotional, dramatic and surprising A Boy Like You. I loved the first book, Joss and Wes’ story was sweet, romantic and unexpected with lots of twists and turns, and I was left with so many questions after I finished it. This book jumps right back into the story (though I found that I did have to go back to the first book to remind myself of some of the details), and the emotion is instantly intense as we finally get som
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h o l l i s
A GIRL LIKE ME went in a few directions I didn't expect or didn't like or.. wasn't sure about.

I found the beginning kind of confusing. I was left uncertain as to where Scott was going with everything. But then.. some of that went away. Things were getting better. Events were calming down; until they weren't.

Yes, this is all going to be the vaguest of vague, because there's so little I can say that won't ruin this duet for new readers.

I don't want to totally rehash my rant to a book buddy (hi R
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ItaPixie
May 25, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 5-stars

Wow the waiting was so worth it...A Girl Like Me is an amazing read.

Ginger Scott wrote a sequel as good and as engaging as the first book,the emotional roller-coaster that characterized A Boy Like You is still there and it kept me on my toes from the start to the very end.
Even if the author didn't explain some things I think that is not important because I focused my attention on the power of resilience,that is all human,of our heroine Joss.

I fell for Wes in the first book but I loved Joss in t

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Jules
May 24, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2017-favorite
A Girl Like Me is the second book in Ginger Scott’s Like Us Duet. It picks up where A Boy Like You ends-- with Joss and her life-long pal, Kyle, heading off to find some answers and to find the long-missing Wesley Stokes.

“They say everyone’s a superhero to someone. I’m not sure who I’m supposed to save…”—Joss

Josselyn Winters might seem to be the picture-perfect damsel in distress, but she is strong. Life has thrown her one heart-achingly bad break after another, and she never taps out.

Joss, a re
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Mary Ruth
*An early copy of the book was graciously given by the author*

There has never been a Ginger Scott book that disappointed me. Every book she writes just slays and I can’t help but be obsessed with them. A Girl Like Me contained a unique pull, a palpable plot that will leave every reader either breathless from the suspense, or panting for more.

He’s breaking me just by being, and it isn’t fair.

It’s not everyday that a reader like me encounter characters like Wes and Jos. There’s a unique st
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Donna ~ The Romance Cover
May 28, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 4-star-2017
A Girl Like Me (Like Us #2) by Ginger Scott
4 stars!!!

“I promised you I would tell you everything I could, but some things might be better left in boxes.”


After the ending of A Boy Like You I was totally confused, but in a good way. My mind was running a mile a minute with what ifs, buts and maybes. My mind was a jumble of trying to piece together what was going on and in what direction Ginger Scott would take this. A Girl Like Me is not what I was expecting, but I loved it anyways and
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Anne's Corner Book Blog (AC)
May 25, 2017 rated it it was amazing
4.5 Stars!
This is the second book in the Like Us series which follows Joss and Wes. This is not a standalone so you must read A Boy Like You, which everyone should because this is such a special series. I’m going to try my best to avoid spoilers since I think the mystery is half the fun of this book, but I’m disclosing the warning that this review will have spoilers from the first book.
So the book starts off where book one left us with Wes missing, presumed dead. However, Joss knows in her hear
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Dilek VT
Aug 04, 2017 rated it it was ok
This second book in LIKE US series diminishes the value of the first book, which attracted my attention and kept my interest in it all the time, hoping the mystery will be solved somehow and I would get my answers.

But, alas... this one is a failure, not providing answers or closure.

My review for both books in the series is here:

https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
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EscapeNBooks
May 19, 2017 rated it it was amazing
A universe of stars!

A Girl Like Me by Author Ginger Scott is book two in the Like Us Duet. It is not a standalone and should only be read after A Boy Like You.

"...you’ll never be at peace until you’ve turned over every rock in your journey.”

When I began reading A Girl Like Me, I was already on edge, pondering what was to come and hopeful that my what I conjured in my mind from book one was possible. I felt like I had prepared myself for whatever the outcome, but I had not.

"I am the girl who wan
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Rebecca
Buddy read/review with Tracy!

Tracy
Ginger left us with a cliffhanger in the first Like Us book, so I couldn’t wait to get my hands on this one.

Rebecca
Like Tracy, I was counting down the days to finally learn the fate of Wes and Joss. A Boy Like You was gut wrenching, and I was desperate to finally see the follow up story. I wasn’t a huge fan of Kyle in Boy, but he completely won me over this one. His devotion to Joss is so heartwarming. He matures and he is the unwavering support Joss needed.

Th
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Christina
*Disclaimer: An e-copy of this title was provided by the author in exchange for an honest review. However, that did not influence this review in any way. All thoughts, quotes, and opinions will be of this version and not of the published edition.

Actual rating of 4.5 stars! I love Ms. Scott's characters and how humanly imperfect she makes them, but more importantly the personal growth she has them undergo throughout the course of the story. (In two books as is the case with this particular duolog
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Melinda
May 21, 2017 rated it really liked it
A Girl Like Me (Like Us Duet - Book 2) by Ginger Scott
4.5*

Wow what an amazing conclusion to an amazing story. A Girl Like Me picks up pretty much where a Boy Like You finished and these books MUST be read in order.

I won't get into the story but I will say that Scott answers all our questions and wraps the duet up very nicely with A Girl Like Me. The characters are as intriguing and complex as ever - as is their whole story. I personally wish that some of the drama had been taken out or even j
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Gina *loves sunshine*
First things first, this is not a standalone. It's part 2 of a crazy good story - so do not pick this up without having read A Boy like you. That book ends in a monster cliffhanger, literally leaving the reader with no idea what is going on - i loved it!!! That first book had all the intrigue, the build up, the story, the little bits of romance, sports, friends, family and baggage.

This sequel is a massive amount of aftermath of all of it!!!! Overall when I put the 2 books together I thought it w
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Linda
Apr 25, 2020 rated it liked it
Shelves: kindle
Good, but not great.

I absolutely loved the first book in this duet (A Boy Like You) and was so excited for the story to continue in this book. I knew the author was setting up something on the paranormal side- which I generally don't have that much of an issue with, but I don't think it really worked here. I feel like it almost distracted from the story. I also felt like there was a little too much going on in this book (suspense, paranormal, romance, new amputee, girl power and loads of family
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Quinn's Quippy Quotes
3/3.5 Stars

That was just disappointing following the first book. There was supposed to be this element of "magic" but honestly the storyline just. didn't. fit. There were just too many things going on with this. Scott really needed to just pick one and run with it, but there were some amazing parts that I really did love.
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HMS
The sequel of A Boy Like You this blends a little bit of magic and being a hero to yourself and others. Sounds confusing and a bit weird? It is, but it is so good. Without giving away the first book and this sequel, that's all I can say. It so good and worth it if you like YA or even if you don't, these high school seniors have very adult problems without the bitchy high school drama. ...more
Jessica
May 29, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Damn, this was awesome!! And hard to get over...I can already feel the book hangover coming on. I think I'll reread the first book now :-) ...more
Kelly
May 31, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I got so caught up in reading this book that I didn’t highlight much until near the end! This book is a little different from her other books in that this one has a paranormal element to it. Where we can become heroes with super powers. Some more real than others. Some are just jokes, some are just overcoming obstacles that we may face in this life. Joss Winters seems to have a lot of obstacles and with Wesley Stokes by her side they both are unstoppable! Joss has lost part of her leg and Wesley ...more
Raven_Blake (dreamy addictions)
Same Review Also Posted In My Blog: Dreamy Addictions

A Girl Like Me is one of my highly anticipated sequels of this year. I've been dying to read this book since I  finished the first book which was concluded with a huge cliffhanger. I was so excited when I finally got my hands on this book because all the mysteries are finally going to revealed in it. This book has so many surprising twists that I never  saw coming and boy, I absolutely enjoyed devouring it.

*Spoilers ahead if you haven't read
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Ginger Scott is an Amazon-bestselling, Goodreads Choice Award and Rita award-nominated author of several young and new adult romances, including The Waiting Series, The Falling Series, The Harper Boys, The Hard Count, Cry Baby and her recent Varsity Series. A sucker for a good romance, Ginger’s other passion is sports, and she often blends the two in her stories. When she's not writing, the odds a ...more

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