Stacking the Shelves (1)

February 25, 2017

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Book Review: Sad Perfect by Stephanie Elliot

February 23, 2017
Sad PerfectSad Perfect
Author: Stephanie Elliot
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Release date: February 28, 2017
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My Rating:

The story of a teen girl's struggle with Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder and how love helps her on the road to recovery.

Sixteen-year-old Pea looks normal, but she has a secret: she has Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID). It is like having a monster inside of her, one that not only dictates what she can eat, but also causes anxiety, depression, and thoughts that she doesn’t want to have. When she falls crazy-mad in love with Ben, she hides her disorder from him, pretending that she’s fine. At first, everything really does feel like it’s getting better with him around, so she stops taking her anxiety and depression medication. And that's when the monster really takes over her life. Just as everything seems lost and hopeless, Pea finds in her family, and in Ben, the support and strength she needs to learn that her eating disorder doesn’t have to control her.

ARC Review: Til Death We Meet Again by Michelle Gross + Character Chit Chat w/ Killian

February 19, 2017
'Til Death We Meet Again (A Grim Awakening, #3)
Til Death We Meet Again (A Grim Awakening #3)
Publisher: Michelle Gross
Release date: February 28, 2017
My Rating:
Fate was a magical thing, but it could also be a horrid reality if knocked off kilter. Melanie's life was changed the moment Fear marked her as a child... Now as Marcus's death approaches, Melanie's fight to save her life and very soul may finally reach its end, but a demon that knows Death is coming for him won't sit back and wait, he'll do whatever it takes. Nothing's for certain.... Melanie and Killian's future together, Ryan's fate harboring a demon inside of him controlled by Fear, or Melanie's life. But death is. And Fate knows exactly what it wants to happen.

Audiobook Review: A List of Cages by Robin Roe

February 12, 2017

A List of Cages
Author: Robin Roe
Publisher: Disney-Hyperion
Release date: January 10, 2017
My Rating:

When Adam Blake lands the best elective ever in his senior year, serving as an aide to the school psychologist, he thinks he’s got it made. Sure, it means a lot of sitting around, which isn’t easy for a guy with ADHD, but he can’t complain, since he gets to spend the period texting all his friends. Then the doctor asks him to track down the troubled freshman who keeps dodging her, and Adam discovers that the boy is Julian—the foster brother he hasn’t seen in five years.

Adam is ecstatic to be reunited. At first, Julian seems like the boy he once knew. He’s still kindhearted. He still writes stories and loves picture books meant for little kids. But as they spend more time together, Adam realizes that Julian is keeping secrets, like where he hides during the middle of the day, and what’s really going on inside his house. Adam is determined to help him, but his involvement could cost both boys their lives…

Sometimes There Are Those Cliffhangers

Blog Tour for Body of The Crime by R. Scarlett: Review + Excerpt

Book Review: Wilder by Rebecca Yarros

February 3, 2017
Wilder (The Renegades, #1)Wilder (The Renegades #1)
Author: Rebecca Yarros
Publisher: Entangled Publishing
Release date: September 12, 2016
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My Rating:

He’s Paxton Wilder.

Twenty-two-year-old, tattooed, smoking-hot leader of the Renegades.

Five time X Games medalist.

The world is his playground—especially this year—and for the next nine months I’m stuck as his tutor on the Study at Sea program.

He’s too busy staging worldwide stunts for his documentary to get to class.

But if I can’t get him to take academics seriously, I’ll lose my scholarship…if I don’t lose my heart first.

Six unlikely friends on a nine-month cruise with the Study at Sea program will learn that chemistry is more than a subject and the best lessons aren’t taught in the classroom…but in the heart.