Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Waiting on Wednesday - Obsidio

Expected publication: March 13th 2018

Kady, Ezra, Hanna, and Nik narrowly escaped with their lives from the attacks on Heimdall station and now find themselves crammed with 2,000 refugees on the container ship, Mao. With the jump station destroyed and their resources scarce, the only option is to return to Kerenza—but who knows what they'll find seven months after the invasion? 

Meanwhile, Kady's cousin, Asha, survived the initial BeiTech assault and has joined Kerenza's ragtag underground resistance. When Rhys—an old flame from Asha's past—reappears on Kerenza, the two find themselves on opposite sides of the conflict. 

With time running out, a final battle will be waged on land and in space, heros will fall, and hearts will be broken.

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Top 6 Books in a High School Setting

Since I read a lot of YA, there are a lot of books with characters in high school and I thought I'd share some of my favorites with you guys! These aren't in order really as I love them all and wouldn't want to choose. 

6) Paper Princess
From strip clubs and truck stops to southern coast mansions and prep schools, one girl tries to stay true to herself.

These Royals will ruin you…

Ella Harper is a survivor—a pragmatic optimist. She’s spent her whole life moving from town to town with her flighty mother, struggling to make ends meet and believing that someday she’ll climb out of the gutter. After her mother’s death, Ella is truly alone. 

Until Callum Royal appears, plucking Ella out of poverty and tossing her into his posh mansion among his five sons who all hate her. Each Royal boy is more magnetic than the last, but none as captivating as Reed Royal, the boy who is determined to send her back to the slums she came from.

Reed doesn’t want her. He says she doesn’t belong with the Royals.

He might be right.

Wealth. Excess. Deception. It’s like nothing Ella has ever experienced, and if she’s going to survive her time in the Royal palace, she’ll need to learn to issue her own Royal decrees. 

5) 13 Reasons Why
You can't stop the future. You can't rewind the past. The only way to learn the secret. . . is to press play.

Clay Jensen doesn't want anything to do with the tapes Hannah Baker made. Hannah is dead. Her secrets should be buried with her.

Then Hannah's voice tells Clay that his name is on her tapes-- and that he is, in some way, responsible for her death.

All through the night, Clay keeps listening. He follows Hannah's recorded words throughout his small town. . .

. . .and what he discovers changes his life forever.

4) Vampire Academy 
St. Vladimir’s Academy isn’t just any boarding school—it’s a hidden place where vampires are educated in the ways of magic and half-human teens train to protect them. Rose Hathaway is a Dhampir, a bodyguard for her best friend Lissa, a Moroi Vampire Princess. They’ve been on the run, but now they’re being dragged back to St. Vladimir’s—the very place where they’re most in danger. . . .
Rose and Lissa become enmeshed in forbidden romance, the Academy’s ruthless social scene, and unspeakable nighttime rituals. But they must be careful lest the Strigoi—the world’s fiercest and most dangerous vampires—make Lissa one of them forever.

3) The Raven Boys
“There are only two reasons a non-seer would see a spirit on St. Mark’s Eve,” Neeve said. “Either you’re his true love . . . or you killed him.”

It is freezing in the churchyard, even before the dead arrive.

Every year, Blue Sargent stands next to her clairvoyant mother as the soon-to-be dead walk past. Blue herself never sees them—not until this year, when a boy emerges from the dark and speaks directly to her.

His name is Gansey, and Blue soon discovers that he is a rich student at Aglionby, the local private school. Blue has a policy of staying away from Aglionby boys. Known as Raven Boys, they can only mean trouble.

But Blue is drawn to Gansey, in a way she can’t entirely explain. He has it all—family money, good looks, devoted friends—but he’s looking for much more than that. He is on a quest that has encompassed three other Raven Boys: Adam, the scholarship student who resents all the privilege around him; Ronan, the fierce soul who ranges from anger to despair; and Noah, the taciturn watcher of the four, who notices many things but says very little.

For as long as she can remember, Blue has been warned that she will cause her true love to die. She never thought this would be a problem. But now, as her life becomes caught up in the strange and sinister world of the Raven Boys, she’s not so sure anymore.

From Maggie Stiefvater, the bestselling and acclaimed author of the Shiver trilogy and The Scorpio Races, comes a spellbinding new series where the inevitability of death and the nature of love lead us to a place we’ve never been before.

2) Alice in Zombieland
She won't rest until she's sent every walking corpse back to its grave. Forever.

If anyone had told Alice Bell that her entire life would change course between one heartbeat and the next, she would have laughed. From blissful to tragic, innocent to ruined? Please. But that's all it took. One heartbeat. A blink, a breath, a second, and everything she knew and loved was gone.

Her father was right. The monsters are real.

To avenge her family, Ali must learn to fight the undead. To survive, she must learn to trust the baddest of the bad boys, Cole Holland. But Cole has secrets of his own, and if Ali isn't careful, those secrets might just prove to be more dangerous than the zombies.

1) Nevermore 
Cheerleader Isobel Lanley is horrified when she is paired with Varen Nethers for an English project, which is due—so unfair—on the day of the rival game. Cold and aloof, sardonic and sharp-tongued, Varen makes it clear he’d rather not have anything to do with her either. But when Isobel discovers strange writing in his journal, she can’t help but give this enigmatic boy with the piercing eyes another look. 

Soon, Isobel finds herself making excuses to be with Varen. Steadily pulled away from her friends and her possessive boyfriend, Isobel ventures deeper and deeper into the dream world Varen has created through the pages of his notebook, a realm where the terrifying stories of Edgar Allan Poe come to life. 

As her world begins to unravel around her, Isobel discovers that dreams, like words, hold more power than she ever imagined, and that the most frightening realities are those of the mind. Now she must find a way to reach Varen before he is consumed by the shadows of his own nightmares. 

His life depends on it.

Monday, August 28, 2017

ARC Review - Fallen Heir (The Royals #4)

These Royals will ruin you.

Easton Royal has it all: looks, money, intelligence. His goal in life is to have as much fun as possible. He never thinks about the consequences because he doesn’t have to.

Until Hartley Wright appears, shaking up his easy life. She’s the one girl who’s said no, despite being attracted to him. Easton can’t figure her out and that makes her all the more irresistible.

Hartley doesn’t want him. She says he needs to grow up.

She might be right.

Rivals. Rules. Regrets. For the first time in Easton’s life, wearing a Royal crown isn’t enough. He’s about to learn that the higher you start, the harder you fall.

Book Breakdown 

I am so happy to have an ARC of this novel! Though it doesn't change my review as I am always honest in them.

Easton just wants to have fun his senior year and that means hooking up with his hot young teacher. Though that action sets him down a path he would never have guessed. Then he meets Hartley... things go from bad to worse in his life and he has no one to blame but himself. Will he finally wise up and grow up?

Well, Easton is definitely not Reed and I found myself missing Reed so much. I'm that person that gets so attached to characters that it is hard for me to let go of them. Though I really enjoyed reading about Easton. I love reading about not likable characters as it's something that I don't see everyday. You can tell he has a good heart... you can also tell he's going to get a redemption ARC in the next book. At least, I hope he does. He deserves it. 

As always, the writing is great. The authors make the characters feel like real teenagers and I like that a lot. Some YA books make them feel like adults and while I like that too, it's nice to see teenagers in a young adult book. 

I love the pieces of Reed and Ella we got and wished for more so many times. I loved getting to know Hartley! She's so brave and not scared to stand up for what she believes in. Also I think it's wonderful how much she loves her sister. 

I can't believe that cliff hanger though! Are the authors trying to kill us with the wait?! How will I make it till January? 

I enjoyed this book, you like the first three in the series and love Easton this is for you! The book is on sale today! Get your copy ASAP and enjoy the drama-y goodness. 

*SPOILERS AHEAD! Don't read anymore of this review if you don't want to spoil this wonderful book!*

Sebastian might be dead?! Well, he's probably dead. Easton might be Steve's son?! OMG he could be Ella's half freaking brother?! I can't even with that one. My mind is blown in the best way possible! What about Dylan being sent off to boarding school! I seriously need the next book now as my mind is still reeling over that last freaking chapter!

Music Monday - Emilie Autumn

This meme is hosted over at Always Me. 

Title: Heard It All

Favorite Lyrics
By too many hands
Touching where I stand
And I can't fall
Because you'll try and catch me
Never let me go
You don't think I know
I've heard it all
And so you'll never scratch my skin

Title: I Want My Innocence Back

Favorite Lyrics
I want my innocence back
And if you can't give it to me
I will cut you down
And I will run you through
With the dagger you sharpened
On my body and soul
Before you slit me in two
And then devoured me whole

Saturday, August 26, 2017

The Deal - Book Breakdown

She's about to make a deal with the college bad boy...

Hannah Wells has finally found someone who turns her on. But while she might be confident in every other area of her life, she's carting around a full set of baggage when it comes to sex and seduction. If she wants to get her crush's attention, she'll have to step out of her comfort zone and make him take notice...even if it means tutoring the annoying, childish, cocky captain of the hockey team in exchange for a pretend date.

...and it's going to be oh so good

All Garrett Graham has ever wanted is to play professional hockey after graduation, but his plummeting GPA is threatening everything he's worked so hard for. If helping a sarcastic brunette make another guy jealous will help him secure his position on the team, he's all for it. But when one unexpected kiss leads to the wildest sex of both their lives, it doesn't take long for Garrett to realize that pretend isn't going to cut it. Now he just has to convince Hannah that the man she wants looks a lot like him. 

Book Breakdown 

This is one of the best books I've read this month. It was such a fun read. I read it in less than 12 hours. I would've finished it sooner but life gets in the way. This story follows Hannah, a girl who's still struggling with her past and the awful shit that happened to her. She's still trying to be more outgoing and to tell her crush that she likes him. It's not working so well. 

One day in class, she gets a top grade and once Garrett, - a hockey player that doesn't want a relationship. He just wants to focus on his team. He also doesn't have the best past - sees her grade, he won't stop until she agrees to tutor him. 

It takes a long time but she agrees because he says that being seen with him will get her the attention of the guy she is crushing on. Win-win for everyone.... right? 

The writing is fun and fast, the characters are wonderful. Garrett is sweet and cocky and just funny. I love Hannah, she doesn't let her past effect her future. She is going after what she wants and it's wonderful to see. I love this novel so much. If you love NA romances, you're going to love this one. I can't wait to finish the rest in this companion series.

Friday, August 25, 2017

50/50 Friday - Book You Enjoyed with the Most/Least Page Count

This meme is hosted here and over at Blue Eye Books.

What is 50/50 Friday? 
Everyone has a favorite and then we also have something we dislike. Like a coin, there are two sides to every question. Example: best sequel you've read/worst sequel you've read.

Topic for the Week
Book You Enjoyed with the Most/Least Page Count 

So I had to do some digging for this one and I'm not even sure if these are 100% right but these are the ones that I found so here we go! I also decided to limit it to just this year and not of all time. It was easier for me.

Most Pages 
A Court of Wings and Ruin
Page Count: 699

Least Pages
Leo Tops Aries
Page Count: 27

Topic for Next Week
Best/Worst Book Read in August 

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Thursday's Discussion: Cover Changes

Cover Changes

Yay or Nay? 

Cover Changes are something that we are used to by now. They happen, even when we hate it. We may not like the new covers or we may love them. What really gets us though is the mismatching covers. I hate when my covers don't match. It drives me insane and even if I love the series, I will hide that book in my closet with the books that I don't like as much. 

Now let's jump into the new Ember in the Ashes covers. I know a lot of people just don't like them because they think that they look cartoonish or that people on the cover is so overdone. They love the original covers and are now upset that it won't match. 

I actually like the new covers and I know the reason they changed them was to give more POC book colors. Representation. Which is a good thing for people who want to see people like them on book covers. I personally love the new covers and my God, Laia is stunning! Also her hair is just goals. I want long flowing hair like that. 

But putting aside the fact that I do in fact love these new covers. They won't be printed in hardcover and I really don't like paperbacks as they aren't as durable. Also I sold my signed copy of a Torch Against the Night just so I could have matching covers. This also means I will be late reading A Reaper at the Gates because my book format must match. I will now have them all in paperback. 

So I get why people hate cover changes. Some are just horrible. Like for the Lux series, I hated those cover changes. Just ugh. What were they thinking with those? 

Then there are the ones like An Ember in the Ashes and I love those cover changes. It just sucks to have to go out and buy the books (again) for matching covers. 

So my question is this: do you care about matching covers? What do you think of the new An Ember in the Ashes covers? 

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Waiting on Wednesday - A Reaper at the Gates

Expected publication: April 10th 2018

Beyond the Empire and within it, the threat of war looms ever larger. 

The Blood Shrike, Helene Aquilla, is assailed on all sides. Emperor Marcus, haunted by his past, grows increasingly unstable, while the Commandant capitalizes on his madness to bolster her own power. As Helene searches for a way to hold back the approaching darkness, her sister’s life and the lives of all those in the Empire hang in the balance.

Far to the east, Laia of Serra knows the fate of the world lies not in the machinations of the Martial court, but in stopping the Nightbringer. But while hunting for a way to bring him down, Laia faces unexpected threats from those she hoped would aid her, and is drawn into a battle she never thought she’d have to fight. 

And in the land between the living and the dead, Elias Veturius has given up his freedom to serve as Soul Catcher. But in doing so, he has vowed himself to an ancient power that will stop at nothing to ensure Elias’s devotion—even at the cost of his humanity.

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Have You Heard?

I am so freaking excited! I was not ready to let Rhys and Feyre go. Not yet and this makes my little heart so happy. 

Monday, August 21, 2017

Music Monday - Inkubus Sukkubus

This fun meme is hosted over at Always Me

Heart of Lilith 

Favorite Lyrics 
Come and fly now with the angels,
Rise again now like the phoenix.
You're the love that lives forever,
In the heart that never dies, never dies.
Heart of Lilith!


Favorite Lyrics
Come with us speeding through the night
As fast as any bird in flight
Silhouettes against the Mother Moon
We will be there soon

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Enshadowed - Book Breakdown

True love takes a twisted turn in the second book of this modern gothic romance trilogy channeling the dark brilliance of Edgar Allan Poe.

Varen Nethers is trapped in a perilous dreamworld—a treacherous and desolate realm where the terrifying stories of Edgar Allan Poe come to life. Isobel Lanley, plagued by strange visions and haunted by the nightmares of Varen's creation, is the only one who can save him.
Isobel knows that her only hope lies within a Baltimore cemetery. There, in the early morning of Edgar Allan Poe's birthday, a mysterious stranger known as the "Poe Toaster" will make his annual homage at the legendary poet's grave.
Only the Poe Toaster holds the key to the way between worlds. But great dangers lie ahead for Isobel. An ancient evil, draped in veils of white, is watching, challenging her for Varen's affections. When Isobel finally finds Varen, he is no longer the quiet and brooding boy who once captivated her, but a dark force, powerful and malevolent.
Could Isobel's greatest love also be her greatest adversary?

Book Breakdown 

First off... that freaking cliffhanger!? I can't even... I could not imagine having read this the year it came out and then waiting for the third to come out. That is full on torture! That is why I dock this half a star.

Now moving on, most of this novel is spent with Isobel trying to find a way to get to the Poe Toaster. She is also coming to terms with everything that had happened in the first book. She's dealing with the loss of Varen. She's dealing with this new strained relationship with her parents. She also gets closer to her best friend. Whom I adore by the way. 

Through all this Lilith is poisoning Varen's mind, making him think that Isobel lied to him, that she is never coming back for him. That she isn't who Varen thought. 

She never gives up though, working through ways to get back into the world where Varen is, she will stop at nothing to get him back. She loves him so much. So when she finally gets back into the world, it's not what she expected to find... 

I love this series so much. What I love more than anything about it, is the tone. It's dark and inviting and sometimes a little creepy. It's prefect! I've never read a book that has this kind of atmosphere and I wish more books did! It's simply glorious. There is also the way that the author took Poe's works and made them fit into this world so seamlessly. It's truly flawless. 

I could go on praising this book and this series forever but I will end this by saying, this is worth your time and money. Go out and get it now if you haven't. You don't know what you are missing!

Friday, August 18, 2017

50/50 Friday - Bookish Gift You'd Most/Least Like to Receive

This meme is hosted by myself and the wonderful Laura from Blue Eye Books.

What is 50/50 Friday? 
Everyone has a favorite and then we also have something we dislike. Like a coin, there are two sides to every question. Example: best sequel you've read/worst sequel you've read.

Topic for the Week
 Bookish Gift You'd Most/Least Like to Receive

Honestly, this one is really hard to narrow down for me. I'd love anything bookish related if it is related to books I love. But what I guess I want most of all is this:

This is so beautiful but I don't have $129.00 to "waste" on a blanket. So I will just keep hoping!

Anything that is related to 50 Shades of Grey. Nope just not my kind of thing.

Topic for Next Week
Book You Enjoyed with the Least/Most Pages

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Random Mini Review - Supermarket Sabbats

Celebrate the wheel of the year and the Wiccan sabbats with recipes, spells, and rituals prepared using items commonly found at the supermarket. This book features a complete year's worth of magical items and practices; all the needed ingredients are at your local store and just as effective as rarer ones.

Organized by season, Supermarket Sabbats focuses on seasonally relevant spells, recipes, and formulas as well as a full ritual for each of the eight sabbats. Michael Furie combines ancient knowledge and traditions with twenty-first-century methods, providing you with the best of both worlds. Discover prosperity magic cleansings, blessings and banishing of negativity, and more, that builds upon the energies of the sabbats.

Mini Book Breakdown 

First, I'd like to thank NetGalley for giving me this ARC in exchange for an honest review.

I have never read anything by this author before and I am kicking myself for that now. I have already gotten a few of his books and I plan to read those too. I love his style of writing, everything is easy to understand and follow. Which I love, I've read some other books like this that just leave me scratching my head wondering what the heck to do. You will not have that problem with this book, I promise! 

I also love the variety offered in this book; brews, oils, potpourri, witches' bottles, and even incense. All with simple ingredients you can find at Wal-Mart or Kroger. Which makes it easy for someone like me with the nearest Pagan store over an hour away. 

What I love most is how each of these spells pertain to a Sabbat. I've been needing something for a few Sabbats and this helps me a lot. If you are looking for new things to try on those special days of the year and want something easy to follow with lots of different information, this is for you!

Monday, August 14, 2017

Music Monday - Under Your Spell

This meme is hosted over at Always Me.

I thought it was time to show more of my dark favorites of music and for the next month or two that's what I plan to do. Before we just jump right into the darkest stuff, let's start with something not too dark. The Birthday Massacre is one of my favorite bands. They have a dark sound but Chibi has a very soft voice (usually, she can get dark). Kind of like Evanescence but Chibi's voice is nowhere near Amy Lee's. Anyway, they came out with a new album and I wanted to share my two favorite songs on this album. 

Under Your Spell

Favorite Lyrics 
I know now
You can only hurt me cause I let you get to know me so well
I know now
I love you cause only you can turn my heaven to hell
I know now
I want out from under your spell


Favorite Lyrics 
Caught up in the waves
The death of the day
Sing like sirens in shadows
As blue turns to gray
In youth and decay
Turning oceans to shallows

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Chosen - Book Breakdown

Dark forces are at work at the House of Night and Zoey Redbird’s adventures at the school take a mysterious turn. Her best friend, Stevie Rae, is undead and struggling to maintain a grip on her humanity. Zoey finds herself in the very unexpected and rare situation of having three boyfriends. Mix a little bloodlust into the equation and the situation has the potential to spell social disaster. Just when it seems things couldn’t get any tougher, vampyres start turning up dead. Really dead. It looks like the People of Faith are tired of living side-by-side with vampyres. But, as Zoey and her friends so often find out, how things appear rarely affects the truth…

Book Breakdown 

Zoey now knows that her old mentor is not what she claims to be. She's hiding something and doing things that Nyx doesn't like. Also Zoey is struggling with her best friend dying but not really being dead. Old enemies become friends and some friends are lost. It's all weighing on Zoey and then there are three guys that are keeping her mind from the things she should be focusing on. One of whom isn't whom he seems to be. 

There was some stuff that bothered me in this one. I can sum it up in one word: Loren. The adult vampire that Zoey so stupidly fell for. Even at her age I would have know something wasn't right. I would have went more with Erik's thinking and that he just wanted sex but it turns out there was more there then that. 

I wish Zoey was smarter than that. I get it, she needed to be that easily swayed for the plot to move the way it did but ugh. Just silly. I love how Aphrodite and Zoey worked together though. I loved that they found a way to save Stevie Rae. I do like that she and Erik broke up. I never really liked him. Don't know why but I just don't. Though I do feel bad for him.... 

I like how much more the plot moves in this one. Now more people know what's really going on. Zoey got more tattoos from Nyx and now there are warriors at House of Night because vampires are dying... it left off on a cliffhanger, so have the next one handy!

Friday, August 11, 2017

50/50 Friday - Favorite/Least Favorite Font/Style

This meme is hosted here and over at Blue Eye Books.

What is 50/50 Friday? 
Everyone has a favorite and then we also have something we dislike. Like a coin, there are two sides to every question. Example: best sequel you've read/worst sequel you've read.

Topic for the Week
Favorite/Least Favorite Font/Style (that a book is written/printed in)

the Lunar Chronicles 

I don't even know what font this book is set in but it's very different and I love it! 

Least Favorite
As for one I don't love... this is more of a style complaint. Have any of you got those Hunger Games paper backs? The ones that just don't want to bend and our very annoying to handle/hold? Or is it just me and no one else had this problem? 

Topic for Next Week
Bookish gift you'd most/least like to receive

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

July Wrap Up

This has been my best reading month all year! I have read 14 books! 14 books... I was amazed and quite proud when I saw that. None of them are manga, they are all actual novels. So without further ado my butterflies, let's just jump right into all the books I read in July. 

This is my first time reading through this series. I will be honest, the first few books weren't that great to me. The third one got better and then I did really enjoy this one. I think it's a series that keeps getting better and for once I'm excited to read the 5th one next. The writing is really enjoy. simple and easy. Doesn't give many details and leaves a lot up to the imagination which in this case I like. Will be diving into the next one

Okay I loved the premise of this book and I love the fact that it features a Genderfluid MC but I did have a few problems with this book. Lots of times I was confused on reading it. It just jumped around so much that I had to reread parts many times just to try and grasp what the heck was going on. 

I loved the character development with Sal. I felt that was very well done. Though some of the side characters didn't get that. I do think this was marketed correctly to SJM fans, as it follows that trope very well. To the point where sometimes I felt it was too much like an SJM book. 

The action is very well done, and I do love the plot. I love how the member's of Queen's hand are named after rings. I know that sounds silly but I just love that little tidbit. I really enjoyed just following Sal around while they did their thing. Sal is pretty damn badass. 

So overall, I did enjoy this book, the parts I could understand and hope the next books fixes these issues so that it is mind blowing amazing!

Book Review Coming 8/19/17 
So be on the lookout!

Book Review Coming 8/26/17

Read the Review

So, I've said before that for some reason I love conspiracy theories. Do I believe any of them? No. I don't but they are interesting to look up. So when I saw this one on NetGalley, I had to get it. I learned nothing new from it but someone who knows nothing about the the conspiracy that 9/11 was an inside job will learn lots. This actually leads me to the first problem I have: info dumping. It got pretty boring in some parts of this book for that reason. I get it, she would go look up all these things and it made sense for the info dumping but it didn't make it any less boring.

Also the drugs... I'm not a fan of drugs and her father was big into weed. I pushed past that because I'd never seen a YA book like this one before and it does make sense why he did it but I still don't like that. Overall, this is a good book for anyone who likes 9/11 conspiracy theories. 

Review Coming 812/17

At the time I'm writing this, the review won't be for a few days but you guys will already have it when this goes live. 
Review Released 8/5/2017

I wrote this review back in 2016... and my thoughts have changed some on this book.

So I remember reading this book back in 2009 and loving it. I read the other books that were out at this time and it was simply an amazing series. I remember being so sad that they weren't coming out fast enough for my liking. Then I reread this first one this past month. It's not really the best book out there. It's rather immature and silly. Though highly entertaining. 

It's also a rather neat idea, a vampire finishing school. I like the whole idea and premise I just think it could have been done better. I mean Zoey is kind of whiny and some of her friends are rather shallow at times. I do like that their is some diversity in this series. Like Zoey having a Native American background, Damien being gay, and Shaunee being African American. It did feel very real in that way. I loved it. Wish more books would follow this series in that way.

Though I've been told it does get a little more mature in the later novels, with how the characters actually grow up. Maybe that's what they were going for, making them seem like real teenagers, though they made them a bit too whiny and shallow and well... bratty. I wasn't anything like that as a teenager. 

Overall, I for some weird reason like this series, it must be because it holds a place in my heart. In 2008 we moved from my hometown (which I would kill to go back too), and got even more into reading, this was a series I picked up and it helped me through the dark time where I had no friends and was in a new place I didn't like. So whenever I read these, I don't feel so alone. Weird sounding I'm sure but that's the truth.

So if you like quick reads that make you want to pull your hair out at all the strange things and characters that are mostly shallow, this is for you!

Review Coming 9/2/2017