Review: This is What Happy Looks Like by Jennifer E. Smith

Posted June 30, 2013 by Christy / 2 Comments

Format: Hardcover   Source: Library   Publication Date: April 2nd, 2013   Publisher: Poppy   Pages: 416   Goodreads Link: HERE   Buy this book: Amazon From Goodreads:   If fate sent you an email, would you answer? When teenage movie star Graham Larkin accidentally sends small town girl Ellie O’Neill an email about his pet pig, the two seventeen-year-olds strike up a witty and unforgettable correspondence, discussing everything under the sun, except for their names or backgrounds. Then Graham finds out that Ellie’s Maine hometown is the perfect location for his latest film, and he decides to take their relationship from online to in-person. But can a star as famous as Graham really start a relationship with an ordinary […]

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Stacking the Shelves (16)

Posted June 29, 2013 by Christy / 18 Comments

Stacking the Shelves is a weekly meme hosted by Tynga’s Reviews that showcases what books we have got the past week.   Here’s what I got this week: Unravel Me by Tarereh Mafi (Traded) Reboot by Amy Tintera (Traded) The Rules for Disappearing by Ashley Elston (Traded) Nobody But Us by Kristin Halbrook (Traded) Dark Star by Bethany Frenette (Won from Armchair BEA) Burn Bright by Bethany Frenette (Won from Armchair BEA) Born of Illusion by Teri Brown (Won from Jenna Does Books) Requiem by Lauren Oliver (Traded) For Review:   The Truth About Letting Go by Leigh Talbert Moore (Netgalley) This Song Will Save Your Life by Leila Sales (Netgalley) What did you get this week? 

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Review: The Elite by Kiera Cass

Posted June 28, 2013 by Christy / 1 Comment

Series: The Selection #2 Format: ARC Source: Traded via YA Book Exchange Pages: 323 Publisher: HarperTeen Publication Date: April 23, 2013 Goodreads link: HERE Buy this book: Amazon From Goodreads: The hotly-anticipated sequel to the New York Times bestseller The Selection. Thirty-five girls came to the palace to compete in the Selection. All but six have been sent home. And only one will get to marry Prince Maxon and be crowned princess of Illea. America still isn’t sure where her heart lies. When she’s with Maxon, she’s swept up in their new and breathless romance, and can’t dream of being with anyone else. But whenever she sees Aspen standing guard around the palace, and is overcome with memories of the […]

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Trendy Taglines (1)

Posted June 27, 2013 by Christy / 1 Comment

  Trendy Taglines is a weekly meme hosted by Krystianna @ Downright Dystopian   Here’s a couple of taglines that grabbed my attention     What are some of your favorite taglines?

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Waiting on Wednesday (17)

Posted June 26, 2013 by Christy / 3 Comments

  Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine that showcases books that we are eagerly anticipating.   My Waiting on Wednesday pick this week is:   Frigid by J. Lynn (Jennifer L. Armentrout)   Expected publication date: July 30, 2013   For twenty-one-year-old Sydney, being in love with Kyler isn’t anything new. They’d been best friends ever since he pushed her down on the playground and she made him eat a mud pie. Somewhere over the years, she fell for him and fell hard. The big problem with that? Kyler puts the ‘man’ in man-whore. He’s never stayed with a girl longer than a few nights, and with it being their last year in college, […]

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Top Ten Tuesday (6)

Posted June 25, 2013 by Christy / 9 Comments

  Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish   This weeks topic is Top 10 Books I’ve read so far in 2013.    Here’s my list:     Golden by Jessi Kirby ( Goodreads / My Review )   Dare You To by Katie McGarry ( Goodreads / My Review )   With All My Soul by Rachel Vincent ( Goodreads / My Review )   The Selection by Kiera Cass ( Goodreads / My Review )   The Elite by Kiera Cass ( Goodreads ) *Review Coming Soon   The Fault in Our Stars by John Green ( Goodreads / My Review )   My Life After Now by Jessica Verdi ( Goodreads […]

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Review: What’s Left of Me by Kat Zhang

Posted June 24, 2013 by Christy / 3 Comments

Series: The Hybrid Chronicles #1 Format: Hardcover Source: Library Pages: 357 Publication Date: September 18, 2012 Publisher: HarperCollins Goodreads Link: HERE Buy this book: Amazon From Goodreads: I should not exist. But I do. Eva and Addie started out the same way as everyone else—two souls woven together in one body, taking turns controlling their movements as they learned how to walk, how to sing, how to dance. But as they grew, so did the worried whispers. Why aren’t they settling? Why isn’t one of them fading? The doctors ran tests, the neighbors shied away, and their parents begged for more time. Finally Addie was pronounced healthy and Eva was declared gone. Except, she wasn’t . . . For the […]

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Stacking the Shelves (15)

Posted June 22, 2013 by Christy / 20 Comments

  Stacking the Shelves is a weekly meme hosted by Tynga’s Reviews that showcases what books we have got the past week. Here’s what I got this week:         Breaking Glass by Lisa Amowitz (For Review) Linked by Imogen Howson (Traded) Splintered by A.G. Howard (Traded) Variant by Robinson Wells (Won @ Counting in Bookcases)   For Blog Tour:   Dirty Little Secret by Jennifer Echols (Blog Tour stops here on July 11th)  Kindle:       Mila 2.0 by Debra Driza     Hysteria by Megan Miranda   What did you get this week?   

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Early Review: Breaking Glass by Lisa Amowitz

Posted June 21, 2013 by Christy / 1 Comment

Format: ARC Source: Publisher (Thanks Spencer Hill) Pages: 232 Publication Date: Publisher: Spencer Hill Press Goodreads Link: HERE Pre-Order this book: Amazon   From Goodreads: On the night seventeen-year-old Jeremy Glass winds up in the hospital with a broken leg and a blood alcohol level well above the legal limit, his secret crush, Susannah, disappears. When he begins receiving messages from her from beyond the grave, he’s not sure whether they’re real or if he’s losing his grip on reality. Clue by clue, he gets closer to unraveling the mystery, and soon realizes he must discover the truth or become the next victim himself.   My Thoughts: Breaking Glass was one of my most anticipated reads of the summer, so when […]

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Review: Addicted To You by Krista & Becca Ritchie

Posted June 20, 2013 by Christy / 1 Comment

Series: Addicted #1 Format: e-ARC Source: Provided by Authors Pages: 322 Publication Date: July 1st, 2013 Goodreads Link: HERE Buy this book: Amazon From Goodreads: No one would suspect shy Lily Calloway’s biggest secret. While everyone is dancing at college bars, Lily stays in the bathroom. To get laid. Her compulsion leads her to one-night stands, steamy hookups and events she shamefully regrets. The only person who knows her secret happens to have one of his own. Loren Hale’s best friend is his bottle of bourbon. Lily comes at a close second. For three years, they’ve pretended to be in a real relationship, hiding their addictions from their families. They’ve mastered the art of concealing flasks and random guys that […]

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