Category: Contemporary


Review: 4 Stars to The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight by Jennifer E. Smith

Posted 11 August, 2014 by katheryn13 in Contemporary, Reviews, YA / 1 Comment
Review: 4 Stars to The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight by Jennifer E. Smith

  Who would have guessed that four minutes could change everything?Today should be one of the worst days of seventeen-year-old Hadley Sullivan’s life. Having missed her flight, she’s stuck at JFK airport and late to her father’s second wedding, which is taking place in London and involves a soon-to-be stepmother Hadley’s never even met. Then she meets the perfect boy in the airport’s cramped waiting area. His name is Oliver, he’s British, and he’s sitting in her row.A long night on the plane passes in […]


5 stars to Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins #YA #Contemporary #Romance

Posted 9 August, 2014 by katheryn13 in Contemporary, Reviews, Romance, YA / 0 Comments
5 stars to Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins #YA #Contemporary #Romance

Anna has everything figured out – she was about to start senior year with her best friend, she had a great weekend job, and her huge work crush looked as if it might finally be going somewhere… Until her dad decides to send her 4383 miles away to Paris. On her own.But despite not speaking a word of French, Anna finds herself making new friends, including Etienne, the smart, beautiful boy from the floor above. But he’s taken – and Anna might be too. Will […]


Oooh what’s this? “Bout Of Books 11” August fun!

Oooh what’s this? “Bout Of Books 11” August fun!

Fancy doing something different for August? Why not do what I’m doing? Sign up to Bout Of Books 11! Don’t know what it’s about? The Bout of Books read-a-thon is organized by Amanda @ On a Book Bender and Kelly @ Reading the Paranormal. It is a week long read-a-thon that begins 12:01am Monday, August 18th and runs through Sunday, August 24th in whatever time zone you are in. Bout of Books is low-pressure, and the only reading competition is between you and your usual number […]


PBA Release Event Blitz + Alloy Entertainment Press Release

PBA Release Event Blitz + Alloy Entertainment Press Release

  Alloy Entertainment Launches New Digital-First Imprint with Amazon Publishing   First three books release today  SEATTLE—(NASDAQ: AMZN)—July 29, 2014—Today, Amazon Publishing and Alloy Entertainment, a division of Warner Bros. Television Group, announced a digital-first imprint that will focus on young adult, new adult and commercial fiction. The new imprint, named Alloy Entertainment, will be part of Amazon Publishing’s Powered by Amazon program. Powered by Amazon enables publishers and authors to leverage Amazon’s global distribution and personalized, targeted marketing reach.   Today also marks the […]


3.5 stars to Panic by Lauren Oliver

Posted 21 July, 2014 by katheryn13 in Contemporary, Mature, YA / 0 Comments
3.5 stars to Panic by Lauren Oliver

Panic began as so many things do in Carp, a poor town of twelve thousand people in the middle of nowhere: because it was summer, and there was nothing else to do.Heather never thought she would compete in panic, a legendary game played by graduating seniors, where the stakes are high and the payoff is even higher. She’d never thought of herself as fearless, the kind of person who would fight to stand out. But when she finds something, and someone, to fight for, she […]


4 stars to Pieces of Olivia by Melissa West

Posted 19 July, 2014 by katheryn13 in Contemporary, New Adult, Reviews, Romance / 0 Comments
4 stars to Pieces of Olivia by Melissa West

Olivia Warren used to be a normal girl with a bright future. But on one fated night, everything changed.Hiding the scars of her past up her sleeves, Olivia transfers her enrollment from Columbia University to The College of Charleston, determined to pursue her own dreams for the first time in her life.She intends to allow herself a bit of alone time to heal… that is, until she meets Preston.Preston is best friends with her roommate, completely hot, and off-limits. But the chemistry between them is instantaneous—and […]


4 stars to My Not So Super Sweet Life by Rachel Harris

Posted 16 July, 2014 by katheryn13 in Contemporary, Mature, Reviews, Romance, YA / 0 Comments
4 stars to My Not So Super Sweet Life by Rachel Harris

Cat Crawford just wants to be normal—or at least as normal as a daughter of Hollywood royalty can be. And it looks like fate is granting her wish: she’s got an amazing boyfriend, Lucas; her fabulous cousin, Alessandra, living with her; and her dad planning his second marriage to a great future stepmom. That is, until her prodigal mother reveals on national television that she has something important to tell her daughter…causing a media frenzy. Lucas Capelli knows his fate is to be with Cat, […]


4 stars to This Is Not A Test by Courtney Summers

4 stars to This Is Not A Test by Courtney Summers

It’s the end of the world. Six students have taken cover in Cortege High but shelter is little comfort when the dead outside won’t stop pounding on the doors. One bite is all it takes to kill a person and bring them back as a monstrous version of their former self. To Sloane Price, that doesn’t sound so bad. Six months ago, her world collapsed and since then, she’s failed to find a reason to keep going. Now seems like the perfect time to give […]


4.5 stars to The One (The Selection #3) by Kiera Cass

Posted 14 June, 2014 by katheryn13 in Contemporary, Dystopian, Reviews, Romance, YA / 0 Comments
4.5 stars to The One (The Selection #3) by Kiera Cass

THE SELECTION changed the lives of thirty-five girls forever. Now, only one will claim Prince Maxon’s heart… It’s swoon meets the Hunger Games in the final instalment of THE SELECTION trilogy! For the four girls who remain at the palace, the friendships they’ve formed, rivalries they’ve struggled with and dangers they’ve faced have bound them to each other for the rest of their lives. Now, the time has come for one winner to be chosen. America never dreamed she would find herself anywhere close to […]


!!!TEASER!!! from Runaway by SM Knowles

Posted 9 May, 2014 by katheryn13 in Book Promo, Contemporary, Mature, YA / 0 Comments
!!!TEASER!!! from Runaway by SM Knowles

HELLO EVERYONE! We have a great surprise for all your lovely readers. Anyone a fan of SM Knowles? Well today is your lucky day. Here at Perks, we have a special teaser from her latest novel, Runaway (written as Aubrey Kendall)!Check it out below and then go add this book to your lists on Goodreads and check out the link where you can buy: EXCERPT: Another loud bang beats at the door. Her father growling as he begins to speak. “Courtney! You had best get your […]


4 stars to Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell

Posted 12 March, 2014 by katheryn13 in Contemporary, Mature, Reviews, Romance, YA / 0 Comments
4 stars to Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell

Cath and Wren are identical twins, and until recently they did absolutely everything together. Now they’re off to university and Wren’s decided she doesn’t want to be one half of a pair any more – she wants to dance, meet boys, go to parties and let loose. It’s not so easy for Cath. She’s horribly shy and has always buried herself in the fan fiction she writes, where she always knows exactly what to say and can write a romance far more intense than anything […]


5 stars to I’ve Got Your Number by Sophie Kinsella

Posted 10 October, 2013 by katheryn13 in Adult Fiction, Contemporary, Reviews, Romance / 0 Comments
5 stars to I’ve Got Your Number by Sophie Kinsella

I’ve lost it. 🙁  The only thing in the world I wasn’t supposed to lose. My engagement ring. It’s been in Magnus’s family for three generations. And now, the very same day his parents are coming, I’ve lost it. The very same day. Do not hyperventilate, Poppy.  Stay positive!! 🙂 A couple of glasses of bubbly with the girls and Poppy’s life has gone into meltdown. Not only has she lost her engagement ring, but in the panic that followed, she’s lost her phone too. When she […]


3 stars to Breathing Ghosts by Laekan Zea Kemp

Posted 9 October, 2013 by katheryn13 in Contemporary, Reviews, YA / 0 Comments
3 stars to Breathing Ghosts by Laekan Zea Kemp

She is a winding cosmos, bleeding and bursting into night. She is a dream. She is dead. River has just lost the one thing that matters most to him—Nia—and all she’s left behind is a pile of scribbled love notes detailing their past and a pin-holed map planning out their future. Hopes and dreams confined to one dimension now that she’s gone and River’s too afraid to leave his hometown, crippled by the same anxiety that’s plagued his mother for as long as he can […]


3.5 stars to Hearts in Darkness by Laura Kaye

3.5 stars to Hearts in Darkness by Laura Kaye

Two strangers… Makenna James thinks her day can’t get any worse, until she finds herself stranded in a pitch-black elevator with a complete stranger. Distracted by a phone call, the pin-striped accountant catches only a glimpse of a dragon tattoo on his hand before the lights go out. Four hours… Caden Grayson is amused when a harried redhead dashes into his elevator fumbling her bags and cell phone. His amusement turns to panic when the power fails. Despite his piercings, tats, and vicious scar, he’s […]


4.5 stars to Real by Katy Evans

4.5 stars to Real by Katy Evans

A fallen boxer. A woman with a broken dream. A competition… He even makes me forget my name. One night was all it took, and I forgot everything and anything except the sexy fighter in the ring who sets my mind ablaze and my body on fire with wanting… Remington Tate is the strongest, most confusing man I’ve ever met in my life. He’s the star of the dangerous underground fighting circuit, and I’m drawn to him as I’ve never been drawn to anything in […]