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Book Review: Smart Girls Get What They Want by Sarah Strohmeyer

Book Review: Smart Girls Get What They Want by Sarah Strohmeyer

How Excited Was I To Read Smart Girls Get What They Want by Sarah Stromeyer? I liked the title – I mean, who wouldn’t? It sounded cute, so I was moderately excited. Book Rating: 3/5. It was okay. Definitely cute. But it could have been MORE. Book Jacket: Gigi, Bea, and Neerja are best friends [...]

Book Review: Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac by Gabrielle Zevin

Book Review: Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac by Gabrielle Zevin

How Excited Was I To Read Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac by Gabrielle Zevin? To be honest, not that excited at all! The plot sounded a bit contrived, and I was expecting a lot of melodrama. Book Rating: 4/5. I really need to go back to out of five, because I think that gives my opinion best. [...]

Book Review: Speechless by Hannah Harrington

Book Review: Speechless by Hannah Harrington

Book Jacket: Everyone knows that Chelsea Knot can’t keep a secret Until now. Because the last secret she shared turned her into a social outcast—and nearly got someone killed. Now Chelsea has taken a vow of silence—to learn to keep her mouth shut, and to stop hurting anyone else. And if she thinks keeping secrets [...]

Joint Book Review: Audrey Wait! by Robin Benway aka the coolest author EVER

Joint Book Review: Audrey Wait! by Robin Benway aka the coolest author EVER

We are currently in the midst of 3 days of Audrey Wait! love. Today, we are whetting your appetite with our book review. Later this week, we will feature an interview with author Robin Benway and a playlist she made for us! That’s right, a SUMMER PLAYLIST from ROBIN BENWAY. If you have read Audrey [...]

Book Review: Five Flavors of Dumb by Antony John

Book Review: Five Flavors of Dumb by Antony John

How Excited Was I To Read Five Flavors of Dumb by Antony John?: 10. I love books with a heavy focus on bands and/or music. Remember Take A Bow? And then I heard about this book. It’s about a band (awesome). In Seattle (sounds great). In high school (yay YA). And the main character is [...]

Book Review: Pushing the Limits (Of My Bedtime) by/with Katie McGarry

Book Review: Pushing the Limits (Of My Bedtime) by/with Katie McGarry

How Excited Was I to Read Pushing the Limits by Katie McGarry? 8/10. It’s been getting great buzz. But this is normally more in line with my sister’s reads I think. (But I sort of downloaded it, oops!) How Excited Am I Now? 8/10. There were a lot of things I really liked about this [...]

Recommend A… Contemporary Book: The Year of Secret Assignments by Jaclyn Moriarty

We LOVE giving book recommendations. And have been really enjoying this meme. I’m a little slow today, but as usual, we couldn’t resist. So here goes… Recommend A… is hosted by Shanyn at Chick Loves Lit. Shanyn posts a new prompt each week, and we’ll post a book recommendation that follows the prompt. Head over to [...]

Book Review: Welcome, Caller, This is Chloe by Shelley Coriell

Book Review: Welcome, Caller, This is Chloe by Shelley Coriell

How Excited Was I To Read This Book? 4/5. I had seen this book reviewed elsewhere, but what really bought it to my attention was the cute cover! Also loved the title. How Excited Was I After I Read This Book? 4/5. I enjoyed it. I really did. But I am not without some reservations… [...]

Mary’s Book Review: The Duff by Kody Keplinger

Mary’s Book Review: The Duff by Kody Keplinger

How Excited Was I To Read This Book? 7. I liked the title, The Duff, and the tone it set. How Excited Was I After I Read This Book? 8. I had an awesome double-feature day, reading two books in a row, all afternoon and evening. My splurge came to a very satisfying conclusion with [...]