Category: Contemporary


#Reviews & Update: Are You Going To Kiss Me Now? by Sloane Tanen & If I Stay by Gayle Forman

#Reviews & Update: Are You Going To Kiss Me Now? by Sloane Tanen & If I Stay by Gayle Forman

Just a quick update first:  I’m going to be away for 3weeks so may not be able to post anything during that time. Also, as in true pre-trip fashion, I’ve lost something. My new glasses. Good thing I still wear my old ones now and then, other wise I’d be stuck. I mean, my new ones were lowered in prescription, and they’re better for me, but the lens never cleaned properly. So…anyway. On to the reviews, yes?   Being marooned on an island somewhere off […]


#Review: 5 stars to Finding Audrey by Sophie Kinsella #Contemporary #YA

Posted 5 June, 2015 by katheryn13 in Contemporary, Funny, YA / 1 Comment
#Review: 5 stars to Finding Audrey by Sophie Kinsella #Contemporary #YA

*Received a copy in exchange for a review via Netgalley,Thank you Doubleday Childrens. :)* From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Shopaholic series comes a terrific blend of comedy, romance, and psychological recovery in a contemporary YA novel sure to inspire and entertain. An anxiety disorder disrupts fourteen-year-old Audrey’s daily life. She has been making slow but steady progress with Dr. Sarah, but when Audrey meets Linus, her brother’s gaming teammate, she is energized. She connects with him. Audrey can talk through her […]


#BlogTour & #Giveaway: The Truth About Jack by Jody Gehrman @jodygehrman @entangledteen

#BlogTour & #Giveaway: The Truth About Jack by Jody Gehrman @jodygehrman @entangledteen

The Truth About Jack by Jody Gehrman Release Date: 04/14/15 Entangled Crush Summary from Goodreads: Dakota McCloud has just been accepted into a prestigious art school. Soon she’ll leave behind the artists’ colony where she grew up―hippie dad, tofu since birth, yurt―and join her boyfriend and best friend on the East Coast. It was the plan…until Dakota finds out her boyfriend and best friend hooked up behind her back. Hurt and viciously betrayed, Dakota pours out her heart on a piece of paper, places it in […]


Mini Reviews: Amy & Roger’s Epic Detour by Morgan Matson // The Ruby Circle (Bloodlines #6) by Richelle Mead #contemporary #romance #supernatural #YA

Posted 20 April, 2015 by katheryn13 in Contemporary, Reviews, Romance, Supernatural, YA / 0 Comments
Mini Reviews: Amy & Roger’s Epic Detour by Morgan Matson // The Ruby Circle (Bloodlines #6) by Richelle Mead #contemporary #romance #supernatural #YA

5 stars! Amy Curry is not looking forward to her summer. Her mother decided to move across the country and now it’s Amy’s responsibility to get their car from California to Connecticut. The only problem is, since her father died in a car accident, she isn’t ready to get behind the wheel. Enter Roger. An old family friend, he also has to make the cross-country trip – and has plenty of baggage of his own. The road home may be unfamiliar – especially with their […]


#CoverReveal: The Best Kept Secret by Wendi Nunnery #YA

#CoverReveal: The Best Kept Secret by Wendi Nunnery #YA

  There’s a cover reveal you don’t want to miss! Check it ouuuuuut… In high school, everyone has secrets. Even well-brought-up Emma Fraser. Emma’s sophomore year started out all wrong. First, her best friend Andy confessed to losing his virginity leaving Emma all alone in the V-Club. Then the rest of her friends got weird and suddenly Emma finds herself feeling like the people she knows best have become total strangers. And total strangers are becoming friends. When Deegan Burke, a rich, gorgeous senior, asks […]


#BOOKHAUL #1 – March 2015 edition #YA #Fantasy #Contemporary #Dystopian

BOOK HAUL #1 March 2015 I’ve not done a book haul in….oh god, years? I’m pretty sure this is either the second or third post I’ve ever done on it. I keep meaning to, but you know how it goes… Now, I know the end of the month is a weird time to put one up, but granted, I don’t get books all the time, so it might not be every month, and when in the month I don’t know. I’m confusing myself. Right…On with […]


#BookTour: How (Not) To Fall In Love by Lisa Brown @LBrownRoberts @entangledteen @nereydag1003

#BookTour: How (Not) To Fall In Love by Lisa Brown @LBrownRoberts @entangledteen @nereydag1003

How (Not) To Fall In Love by Lisa Brown Roberts  Release Date: 02/03/15 Entangled Teen Summary from Goodreads: Finding true love on the other side of the tracks was never so much fun in this heartfelt and hilarious contemporary novel. Seventeen-year-old Darcy Covington doesn’t know the difference between a pawn shop and a thrift shop. Even her dog eats gourmet food, so she’s totally unprepared when her car is repossessed from the parking lot of her elite private school. Turns out her father, a semi-famous motivational […]


#Review: 4.5 stars to All Fall Down (Embassy Row #1) by Ally Carter #YA

Posted 4 February, 2015 by katheryn13 in Contemporary, Espionage, Fun, Funny, Mystery, Reviews, YA / 0 Comments
#Review: 4.5 stars to All Fall Down (Embassy Row #1) by Ally Carter #YA

Grace can best be described as a daredevil, an Army brat, and a rebel. She is also the only granddaughter of perhaps the most powerful ambassador in the world and Grace has spent every summer of her childhood running across the roofs of Embassy Row. Now, at age sixteen, she’s come back to stay – in order to solve the mystery of her mother’s death. In the process, she uncovers an international conspiracy of unsettling proportions, and must choose her friends and watch her foes […]


#BlogTour: Paper Or Plastic by Viv Barnes @nereydag1003 @vivibarnes @entangledteen

Posted 3 February, 2015 by katheryn13 in Blog Tours, Book Promo, Contemporary, Romance, YA / 0 Comments
#BlogTour: Paper Or Plastic by Viv Barnes @nereydag1003 @vivibarnes @entangledteen

Paper or Plastic by Vivi Barnes  Release Date: 2015 Entangled Teen Summary from Goodreads: Welcome to SmartMart, where crime pays minimum wage… Busted. Alexis Dubois just got caught shoplifting a cheap tube of lipstick at the local SmartMart. She doesn’t know what’s worse—disappointing her overbearing beauty-pageant-obsessed mother for the zillionth time…or her punishment. Because Lex is forced to spend her summer working at the store, where the only thing stranger than the staff is the customers. Now Lex is stuck in the bizarro world of big-box […]


The ‘Avril (freaking!) Lavigne’ #BOOKTAG! #YA

The ‘Avril (freaking!) Lavigne’ #BOOKTAG! #YA

Everybody in the blogosphere seems to be doing the Taylor Swift book tag. Now, I LOVE TayTay. But I think if I were to do that, I’d be jumping on THAT particular band wagon. Time for a mix up, eh? So this time, I’m going to bring out the old school music and go for… Avril (FREAKING!!!) Lavigne! Granted, her older stuff is way better than the new, but who cares? Here goes my list! (P.S. Sorry about the set up. I’ve tried it fix […]


Review: 4.5 stars to Picture Perfect (Geek Girl #3) by Holly Smale #Funny #UKYA

Posted 10 January, 2015 by katheryn13 in Contemporary, Funny, Middle Grade, Reviews, YA / 3 Comments
Review: 4.5 stars to Picture Perfect (Geek Girl #3) by Holly Smale  #Funny #UKYA

“My name is Harriet Manners, and I’ll always be a geek.” It’s the hilarious third book in the No.1 bestselling, award winning GEEK GIRL series! Harriet Manners knows more facts that most. She knows that New York is the most populous city in the United States. She knows that its official motto is “Ever Upward”. She knows that 28% of Americans believe we never landed on the moon. But she knows nothing about modelling in the Big Apple, and how her family will cope with […]


#YA releases in #2015 – TOP 20

#YA releases in #2015 – TOP 20

    So for the past few years I’ve assembled a list of books released in the year, month by month. But because of time and effort, I’ve decided to compile my top 20 most anticipated books in Young Adult! In no particular order: 1: The Ruby Circle (Bloodlines, #6) by Richelle Mead It’ll be such a shame to see this amazing series end. I have loved every book of Bloodlines, just as I had with Vampire Academy. I’m really excited to see how it ends. Sad, […]


#Promo: Miles From Kara by Melissa West

#Promo: Miles From Kara by Melissa West

❤ The Charleston Haven Series (stand – alone) ❤ ❤ New Adult Contemporary ❤ ❤ Releasing December 2, 2014 ❤ ❤ Published by Penguin/InterMix ❤ Kara Marcus is desperate to forget the past and move on. But she can’t escape her choices—especially when she finds herself falling in love… Since the first day she stepped into her childhood Southern Baptist church, two truths have been engrained in Kara Marcus’s head: sex before marriage is bad and murder is a sin. And that’s why Kara can never forgive herself for what […]


#ReleaseDay Blitz: Miles From Kara by Melissa West #NA #Contemporary

#ReleaseDay Blitz: Miles From Kara by Melissa West #NA #Contemporary

The Charleston Haven Series (stand – alone) New Adult Contemporary Release: December 2, 2014 Published by Penguin/InterMix Amazon ~ Barnes & Noble ~ iBooks Google Play ~ Kobo Kara Marcus is desperate to forget the past and move on. But she can’t escape her choices—especially when she finds herself falling in love… Since the first day she stepped into her childhood Southern Baptist church, two truths have been engrained in Kara Marcus’s head: sex before marriage is bad and murder is a sin. And that’s why Kara can never forgive […]


#ReleaseDay Blitz: The Trouble With Faking by Rachel Morgan @MarkMyWordsPR #Contemporary

#ReleaseDay Blitz: The Trouble With Faking by Rachel Morgan @MarkMyWordsPR #Contemporary

   ❣ The Trouble with Faking by Rachel Morgan  ❣   ❣ Release Day Blitz  ❣  ❣ December 2, 2014!! ❣ After a stupid miscommunication, everyone in Andi’s new res thinks she’s secretly dating Damien, boyfriend of resident queen bee Charlotte. Since the rumour’s already out there and refuses to be squashed, Andi and Damien decide to keep up the facade in the hopes of snagging the attention of the people they really want to be with. Brilliant plan, right? Especially since Damien is the guy Andi’s always wanted. […]