Monday, 29 February 2016

Review: Playing Defense (Corrigan Falls Raiders #2) by Cate Cameron

*I recieved an ARC from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. This does not in any way affect my opinion, and all thoughts expressed in this review are unbiased and my own.*
Title: Playing Defense
Author: Cate Cameron
My rating: 5 heart-stopping, cute, romantic hearts
Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary, Romance
Publication date: March 14th 2016
Publisher: Entangled: Crush
Synopsis: She’s out of his league…

This Entangled Teen Crush book contains adult language, swoon-worthy kisses, and sexy hockey players. It may cause you to watch a hockey game…or ten.

Sixteen-year-old Claudia Waring has never kissed a boy. Never been popular. Never been to a hockey game. All that’s about to change. Assigned to tutor Chris Winslow, a prank-loving, gorgeous hockey player, Claudia’s perfectly planned life immediately veers off course. And she kind of likes it. But as fun as Chris is, she knows she'll never fit in his world.

After his latest prank lands him in hot water, Chris has to get serious about school or lose hockey. Not an easy thing for someone as carefree as the defenseman. The biggest problem, though, is how much he wants to help his cute, buttoned-up tutor loosen up a little. But while confidence has never been a problem for him, around Claudia, Chris is all nerves. Why would a girl as smart as her ever fall for a jock like him? (synopsis from Goodreads)

Saturday, 27 February 2016

Review: Winter (The Lunar Chronicles #4) by Marissa Meyer

Title: Winter
Author: Marissa Meyer
My rating: 5 perfect, emotional, sad-that-it's-over hearts
Genre: Young Adult, Science Fiction, Romance
Publication date: November 10th 2015
Publisher: Feiwel and Friends
Synopsis: Princess Winter is admired by the Lunar people for her grace and kindness, and despite the scars that mar her face, her beauty is said to be even more breathtaking than that of her stepmother, Queen Levana.

Winter despises her stepmother, and knows Levana won’t approve of her feelings for her childhood friend—the handsome palace guard, Jacin. But Winter isn’t as weak as Levana believes her to be and she’s been undermining her stepmother’s wishes for years. Together with the cyborg mechanic, Cinder, and her allies, Winter might even have the power to launch a revolution and win a war that’s been raging for far too long.

Can Cinder, Scarlet, Cress, and Winter defeat Levana and find their happily ever afters? (synopsis from Goodreads)

"This is not the fairy tale you remember. But it's one you won't forget."

Friday, 26 February 2016

Keen Cover Friday: The Dreamer (Dreamland #1) by E.J. Mellow

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This week, I have a truly beautiful cover to share with you, namely the cover The Dreamer by E.J. Mellow, the first book in Dreamland. What I love about the cover:

Friday, 19 February 2016

Review: Paranormalcy (Paranormalcy #1) by Kiersten White

Title: Paranormalcy
Author: Kiersten White
My rating: ❤❤❤❤❤
Genre: Young Adult, Urban Fantasy, Romance
Publication date: August 31st 2010
Publisher: HarperTeen
Synopsis: Evie’s always thought of herself as a normal teenager, even though she works for the International Paranormal Containment Agency, her ex-boyfriend is a faerie, she’s falling for a shape-shifter, and she’s the only person who can see through paranormals’ glamours.

But Evie’s about to realize that she may very well be at the center of a dark faerie prophecy promising destruction to all paranormal creatures.

So much for normal. (synopsis from Goodreads)

Friday, 12 February 2016

Keen Cover Friday: Illusions of Fate by Kiersten White

And I'm back with a Keen Cover Friday. This week I've picked the cover of Illusions of Fate. What I love about the cover:

Sunday, 7 February 2016

Saturday, 6 February 2016

Review: A Summer Like No Other & Always Second Best (Broken Dreams #1.5 & #2) by Elodie Nowodazkij

*I recieved ARCs from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. This does not in any way affect my opinion, and all thoughts expressed in this review is unbiased and my own.*
Title: Always Second Best
Author: Elodie Nowodazkij
My rating: 5 hearts
Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary, Romance
Publication date: October 10th 2015
Publisher: Createspace
Synopsis: Sometimes being first isn’t what you expected. Seventeen-year-old ballerina Emilia Moretti is tired of always being second best. And she’s going to prove the world she deserves to be first. In her upcoming School of the Performing Arts showcase. In the eyes of her birth parents. And in the heart of the guy she loves. She spends hours rehearsing, hours dreaming about becoming number one, hours imagining how her entire life is about to change. But when nothing goes the way she planned, she’ll need to realize what it really means to be first.

Eighteen-year-old Nick Grawski doesn’t want to follow Daddy Dearest’s rules any longer. He's going to prove he's meant to be a dancer—not a lawyer—and he is not going to stay away from Em just because his father demands it. He needs to show Em that—this time around—he’s there to stay and that he won’t break her heart again. Even when her world goes down to shit, even when he finds out his dad may have been trying to protect him all along, even if being there for one another is harder than falling in love.

ALWAYS SECOND BEST is a novel of hope and heartbreak and broken dreams. It’s a novel about falling in love and discovering that being first isn’t always what matters. (synopsis from Goodreads)
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