Sunday, July 23, 2017

ARC Review : Lucky in Love by Kasie West

Sunday, July 23, 2017
Title : Lucky in Love
Author : Kasie West
Genre : YA contemporary
Release Date : July 25th, 2017
Publisher : Scholastic Point


In this new contemporary from YA star Kasie West, a girl who wins the lottery learns that money can cause more problems than it solves, especially when love comes into the picture. 

Maddie doesn't believe in luck. She's all about hard work and planning ahead. But one night, on a whim, she buys a lottery ticket. And then, to her astonishment --

She wins!

In a flash, Maddie's life is unrecognizable. No more stressing about college scholarships. Suddenly, she's talking about renting a yacht. And being in the spotlight at school is fun... until rumors start flying, and random people ask her for loans. Now, Maddie isn't sure who she can trust.

Except for Seth Nguyen, her funny, charming coworker at the local zoo. Seth doesn't seem aware of Maddie's big news. And, for some reason, she doesn't want to tell him. But what will happen if he learns her secret?

With tons of humor and heart, Kasie West delivers a million-dollar tale of winning, losing, and falling in love.

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Blog Tour : Wesley James Ruined My Life by Jennifer Honeybourn

Tuesday, July 18, 2017
to see the rest of the tour, check here 

Title : Wesley James Ruined My Life
Author : Jennifer Honeybourn
Genre : YA contemporary
Release Date : July 18th, 2017
Publisher : Swoon Reads


Sixteen-year-old Quinn Hardwick’s having a rough summer. Her beloved grandmother has been put into a home, her dad’s gambling addiction has flared back up and now her worst enemy is back in town: Wesley James, former childhood friend—until he ruined her life, that is.

So when Wesley is hired to work with her at Tudor Tymes, a medieval England themed restaurant, the last thing Quinn’s going to do is forgive and forget. She’s determined to remove him from her life and even the score all at once—by getting him fired.

But getting rid of Wesley isn’t as easy as she’d hoped. When Quinn finds herself falling for him, she has to decide what she wants more: to get even, or to just get over it.

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Review : The Winner's Kiss by Marie Rutkoski

Saturday, July 15, 2017
Title : The Winner's Kiss
Author : Marie Rutkoski
Genre : YA fantasy
Series : The Winner's Curse #3
Publisher : Bloomsbury
Release Date : March 29th, 2016


Some kisses come at a price.

War has begun. Arin is in the thick of it with untrustworthy new allies and the empire as his enemy. Though he has convinced himself that he no longer loves Kestrel, Arin hasn’t forgotten her, or how she became exactly the kind of person he has always despised. She cared more for the empire than she did for the lives of innocent people—and certainly more than she did for him.

At least, that’s what he thinks.

In the frozen north, Kestrel is a prisoner in a brutal work camp. As she searches desperately for a way to escape, she wishes Arin could know what she sacrificed for him. She wishes she could make the empire pay for what they’ve done to her.

But no one gets what they want just by wishing.

As the war intensifies, both Kestrel and Arin discover that the world is changing. The East is pitted against the West, and they are caught in between. With so much to lose, can anybody really win?

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Movie Nights? You Need These Things

Tuesday, July 11, 2017
image from creative market

the idea for this movie night essential post was sparked by Pure Flix, who are now offering a 1-month free subscription. i love movie nights (or movie days?). whenever i'm not reading, you could find me in front of my laptop, watching movies. anyway, without further ado, here's my movie night essentials!

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Review : Summer Days and Summer Nights, edited by Stephanie Perkins

Thursday, June 29, 2017
Title : Summer Days and Summer Nights
Authors : Stephanie Perkins, Leigh Bardugo, Francesca Lia Block, Libba Bray, Cassandra Clare, Brandy Colbert, Tim Federle, Lev Grossman, Nina LaCour, Jon Skovron, Veronica Roth, Jennifer E. Smith
Edited by : Stephanie Perkins
Genre : Contemporary
Release Date : May 17th, 2016
Publisher : MacMillan


Maybe it's the long, lazy days, or maybe it's the heat making everyone a little bit crazy. Whatever the reason, summer is the perfect time for love to bloom. Summer Days & Summer Nights: Twelve Love Stories, written by twelve bestselling young adult writers and edited by the international bestselling author Stephanie Perkins, will have you dreaming of sunset strolls by the lake. So set out your beach chair and grab your sunglasses. You have twelve reasons this summer to soak up the sun and fall in love.

Featuring stories by Leigh Bardugo, Francesca Lia Block, Libba Bray, Cassandra Clare, Brandy Colbert, Tim Federle, Lev Grossman, Nina LaCour, Stephanie Perkins, Veronica Roth, Jon Skovron, and Jennifer E. Smith.

Thursday, June 22, 2017

ARC Review : Seeking Mansfield by Kate Watson

Thursday, June 22, 2017
Title : Seeking Mansfield
Author : Kate Watson
Genre : YA contemporary, retelling
Release Date : May 16th, 2017
Publisher : Flux


Sixteen-year-old Finley Price has perfected two things: how to direct a world-class production, and how to fly way, way under the radar. The only person who ever seems to notice Finley is her best friend, the Bertram's son Oliver. If she could just take Oliver's constant encouragement to heart and step out of the shadows, she'd finally chase her dream of joining the prestigious Mansfield Theater. 

When teen movie stars Emma and Harlan Crawford move next door to the Bertram's, they immediately set their sights on Oliver and his cunning sister, Juliette, shaking up Finley and Oliver's stable friendship. As Emma and Oliver grow closer, Harlan finds his attention shifting from Juliette to the quiet, enigmatic, and thoroughly unimpressed Finley. Out of boredom, Harlan decides to make her fall in love with him. Problem is, the harder he seeks to win her, the harder he falls for her. 

But Finley doesn't want to be won, and she doesn't want to see Oliver with anyone else. To claim Oliver's heart—and keep her own—she'll have to find the courage to do what she fears most: step into the spotlight.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Seri(es)ously Need to Start These!

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

sorry for the lame title! i thought it looks cool though 😂 anyway, me being me of course have a lot of series i meant to start 235641 years ago but still haven't. since today's TTT prompt is about that, i thought i'd share it to you guys and also remind me which series i need to start asap. here they are :

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