Update

Hey everyone! I just wanted to let you know that I am going to be taking a break for a while. I don’t know how long it will be, but I won’t be updating this blog for that time period. I’m sorry about this, but I am just not feeling it right now.

Thank you all!

-Katie

Ten Books I Plan To Have In My Beach Bag This Summer

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I LOVE SUMMER. I love reading in the summer. I particularly love reading outside in the summer. Even more so, I love reading on the beach in the summer. I can read anything on the beach, but there is something about a “beach book” that I love. So, here are ten books to read specifically on the beach.

1. To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han: Honestly I just like the cover on this one.

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2. Lost & Found by Nicole Williams: Nicole Williams writes good books and this just looks so cute.

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3. Last Year’s Mistake by Gina Ciocca: UGGH I NEED TO READ THIS RIGHT NOW IT LOOKS SO GOOD.

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4. Faking Perfect by Rebecca Phillips: This is probs another cover that just makes me think it will be a good book.

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5. Finding Paris by Joy Preble: Road trip books are the best and anyone who disagrees with me can promptly leave. Jk you can stay but whatevs.

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6. Let’s Get Lost by Adi Alsaid: I’ve been meaning to read a book by Adi Alsaid. They look interesting and more importantly entertaining.

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7. Joyride by Anna Banks: LOL I like cute books.

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8. Jesse’s Girl by Miranda Kenneally: I love Miranda Kenneally’s books and this one looks so so so so cute I want it RIGHT NOW.

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9. The Wrong Side of Right by Jenn Marie Thorne: POLITICS AND TRUE LOVE? DO I HEAR THE PERFECT BOOK? I THINK I DO.

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10. On the Fence by Kasie West: Kasie West writes the best summery books ever. I’ve been meaning to get around to the rest of her books after I read the Distance Between Us.

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GET READY FOR SUMMER READING!!! I hope that maybe you found something to add to your beach reading list. Have a great rest of your Tuesday!

What’s your favorite summer read?

Fury (The Seven Deadly #3) by Fisher Amelie

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Fury (The Seven Deadly #3) by Fisher Amelie:

Rating: 4.5/5 stars

Genres: NA, Contemporary

Summary (from Goodreads):

 Revenge is an euphoric thing. Trust me on this. Nothing compares to the release you get when you ruin someone’s life. When they’ve stolen important things. Things that didn’t belong to them. Things I revel in making them pay for.

What? Have I offended you? I’m not here to appeal to your delicate senses. I have no intention of placating your wishes or living within your personal belief system nor do I care if you hate me. And you will hate me. Because I’m a brutal, savage, cold-blooded murderer and I’m here for my revenge.

I’m Ethan Moonsong…And this is the story about how I went from the world’s most sacrificing man to the most feared and why I wouldn’t trade it for anything in the world.

Review:

As most of you probably know, I have a deep obsession with Fisher Amelie. She is one of my all time favorite authors. No joke. I particularly love this series as well, so as you can imagine, I was really excited for this book. Like REALLY excited.

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Now, I will say I did love this book. It was a really great read and I was certainly pleased. But it didn’t quite meet my full expectations. Maybe this was because it had been two years since the last book and my reading “style” has changed, or maybe it’s simply lesser in quality compared to the rest of Amelie’s books. Either way, it was a tiny bit of a let down for me, but I was ready for something amazing.

Ethan was awesome and he is def a book boyfriend. Like hands down, no questions asked: he is a 10/10. His development in the story was very interesting, as was really the entire plot development. He makes a really fast turn around, then it’s chill for a while, and then there’s this gradual build up into the end of the story (which I will not be giving away- GO READ IT). In the chill time period, I was like, why is this book called Fury, like he is a fairly normal human being. I was so confused. But the end- yeah that was A+ work Fisher Amelie.

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Finley, the main female, was really cool. She definitely drove a lot of the story, even though the book was mostly focused on Ethan. She was the basis for most of his actions, good or bad. She was a great part of the story. Her interaction with Ethan was always good, whether it was humorous or flirty like who cares they were perfect together. She wasn’t one of those characters that you want to be best friends with, but she was an interesting character to read about. Fisher Amelie put a lot of thought into her character, and it showed. Finley was never just a one-dimensional girl with no personality, and if an author can do that, the book is already halfway there.

The perspectives switch at random times throughout the book, which at first was a little weird, but eventually, I really liked it. I didn’t want to wait until the end of a chapter to see what Finley was thinking. Oftentimes we could get both Ethan and Finley’s opinions midway through an event, which contributed a lot to the plot. Some author’s could’ve made it just confusing and no one would understand what was going on, but Fisher Amelie did a great job with it.

I always love the idea behind Fisher Amelie’s stories. This one focused on child sex trafficking, which is a topic that needs a lot more attention in our world. If an author can advocate for a good cause while writing an excellent story, that’s pretty powerful. I commend Fisher Amelie for using her talent in writing for a greater purpose.

My only issue with the book was the writing style. This is where it comes back to the has my reading preference changed or is it just sub par work. The book wasn’t filled with spelling and grammatical errors, just sometimes I really didn’t like the wording of a sentence or the flow was not there. It was a little detracting from the reading experience because I kept getting hung up on those types of things and wanting to fix them. I love Fisher Amelie’s ideas for her books, I just want to be her editor so I could change a few things here and there- I know that’s kind of weird but it’s true.

Overall, I did love the book. I would recommend it to anyone, especially because of the subject matter that needs to get more attention. Honestly, I would also recommend all of Fisher Amelie’s books as well, because I think they all are fabulous books! Please please please give them a try!

Book Blitz: Always Remembered by Kelly Risser + GIVEAWAY!

Always Remembered by Kelly Risser:
Release Date: 05/19/15
Clean Teen Publishing
Summary (from Goodreads):
One clue… what does it mean?

Ken, the leader of the Blue Men of the Minch, has kidnapped Evan. Before they left, Evan was able to leave a package for Meara—her grandfather’s necklace wrapped in a cloth napkin with one word written in blood. Azuria. Unfortunately, Meara doesn’t understand it and neither does her dad or Kieran.

When Dad and Aunt Brigid attempt to rescue Evan, Meara and Kieran begin to train the clan on how to fight and defend their home. A war is brewing, and Meara is determined their people must prepare for the battle. The training sessions are long and arduous, but the Selkies work hard to learn.

Meanwhile, Evan wakes and finds himself in Belle Tresor, the home of sirens. He’s bound to his blue form, unable to transform to human, and Ken has plans to use Evan’s powers to destroy the Selkies. Thankfully, he’s not alone. He befriends a siren named Deanna and several Blue Men. Can he trust them to help him escape or do they have ulterior motives?

As both sides prepare for an ultimate confrontation, the stakes are high and friendships are tested. Some will rise to be victorious. Some will be destroyed. But love and loyalty will be always remembered in this exciting conclusion to the Never Forgotten series.

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Excerpt:

I stood alone on the shore. The ocean was calm, the sky clear. Where was Kieran and when did it stop raining? As I watched, the water iced over. Crystals danced outward forming a lacy, solid surface. The latticework spread as far as I could see. In the distance, a shadowy figure glided toward me.
The figure drew near, and I realized it was a woman. She wore a beaded strapless gown that sparkled as she floated on the ice. The fabric looked heavy, but the way it swirled at her ankles told me it was not. Her feet were bare, though she seemed unbothered by the ice. Like the ground beneath her feet, her skin was a pale aqua. Her long wavy hair appeared white in the bright sunlight, though by the time she stood before me, I could tell that it was really a very light blue.Her eyes, the brilliant turquoise of the Caribbean Sea, mesmerized me.
“My child.” She reached out to embrace me. Her touch burned, and the kiss she placed on each cheek bit like frostbite. “The time has come for the truth to be revealed.”
“Truth?” What was she talking about? What truth? It was difficult to think in her presence. Where was Kieran? Where was I for that matter? I started with the most pressing question,
“Who are you?”
“If you look within, you’ll find the answer.” Her finger touched my collarbone. Through the icy spark that followed, I knew.

About the Author

Becoming a published author is a lifetime dream come true. As a child, I subjected friends and family to my “KellyMark” greeting cards (“When you care enough to make the very best.”), poetry, homemade magazines, and short stories. In high school, my short story, “If Only to Escape” was published in the local paper, and I won a writing contest for my children’s story, “Televisella.” In college, my creative writing tapered off, but I still managed to write the occasional review for The Marquette University. Once I graduated, I mixed creative writing with business writing, and I’ve held positions in Advertising, Marketing, and Instructional Design/Learning Development.

Today, I am busy writing the next book in Meara’s story. When I’m not writing, I’m reading, hanging out with my husband and two kids, or playing with our Whoodle puppy.

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Top Ten Favorite Book Covers

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 So this week is a freebie! YAYYYYY! Actually I didn’t really know what to do because I have trouble coming up with these types of things. But I love cover art so I figured this one would be a fun one. Get PUMPED.

1. Meant to Be by Lauren Morrill: Absolutely love this cover. The book is just as good which makes it even better. EVERYTHING IS SO CUTE. STOP.

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2. Blood Red Road by Moira Young: Such a good dystopian that has a cover that actually relates to the plot a little. It slightly helps to provide an image while you’re reading, which is fun? Maybe? It is for me at least.

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3. Amy and Roger’s Epic Detour by Morgan Matson: UGGH I definitely picked up this book because I liked the cover and it was probably one of the best decisions I made. I was like ooh looks cute and turns out it was so hey this is a win-win situation.

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4. Want by Stephanie Lawton: So here’s the deal. Same thing happened here where I picked up this one because I liked the cover, but the book was not as good as the cover. Highly disappointing, but I still like to look at the cover because why not.

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5. Champion by Marie Lu: This is probably only on here because it was such an improvement from the first two covers of the Legend series books. I mean, the Legend and Prodigy covers were fine, but this one was really good.

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6. 5 to 1 by Holly Bodger: I just love this cover. The patterns and colors are so cool that I don’t really know what to do. It’s like kind of trippy, but not really (not at all don’t listen to me). Check out my review here.

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7. These Broken Stars by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner: This book was honestly horrible. However, putting that aside, I really want that dress.

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8. Black City by Elizabeth Richards: Bonus points for having a rose exploding on your cover. Like obviously this is going to be good. Black City was actually a little bit of let down, but it was still a decent book.

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9. Audacious by Gabrielle Prendergast: Simple but good. I think reading the book makes the cover even better.

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10. For Darkness Shows the Stars by Diana Peterfruend: EVERYTHING ON THIS COVER IS GORGEOUS. 100% NAILED IT. FONTS, COLORS, MODELS, BACKGROUND, THE WHOLE SHABANG.

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There you have it! I hope everyone has had a great Tuesday.

Question of the day: Be honest, do you pick a book by its cover?

I totally do, so own it sista.

Top Ten Authors I REALLY Want to Meet

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Hey guys! I hope everyone is having a great week. This prompt was pretty fun; I tried to use some different authors than the ones that I always use, and it kind of worked (not really). Anyway, enjoy!
1. J.K. Rowling- LOL I LOVE HARRY POTTER
2. Jeannette Walls- Her book The Glass Castle was so amazing. I recommend it to literally everyone. It’s life changing. But more importantly, I would love to talk to her about her experiences as a child and why she decided to write a book. She just seems like a really interesting person.
3. Laurie Halse Anderson- Her books are pure gold. I think that the topics she writes about are so sensitive, but she displays them in a very raw way, that is mentally stimulating in a good way. You feel?
4. Marie Lu- I just love her books. I want to meet her just so I can hug her and say I love you. That’s it.
5. Fisher Amelie- Same as Marie Lu. I would probably start crying if I met either of them.
6. Veronica Roth- So I just want to know what it’s like to have your books be made into a multi-million dollar franchise. Like that’s probably a pretty awesome feeling. But idk since I’ve never met anyone that wrote a book that became a multi-million dollar franchise.
7. C.S. Lewis- You know, I’ve never read any of his books, and I don’t plan to, but he just seems like he had a lot of wisdom. I mean, it’s a little late now, like fifty years late, but hey.
8. George R.R. Martin- If you can come up with Game of Thrones all on your own, you must be pretty awesome. There is a 100% chance that he is the coolest guy on this planet.
9. Roald Dahl- His books were so amazing when I read them as a child, that I think it would be cool to meet him.
10. Dr. Seuss- I feel like there isn’t a person on this earth who wouldn’t want to meet him. Straight up.
Who’s an author that you are dying to meet? Let me know in the comments and have a great Tuesday!

Days Like This by Danielle Ellison

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Days Like This by Danielle Ellison:

Rating: 2/5 stars

Genres: NA, Contemporary

Summary (from Goodreads):

Sometimes the only thing standing between fear and hope is you.

Almost a year ago, nineteen-year-old Cassie Harlen had a lot to deal with. A stack of college acceptance letters waiting for answers, a proposal from the boy next door, and a mother whose most recent bipolar episode left Cassie hurt and confused. Tired of cleaning up the messes caused by her mother’s disorder, of resenting her mother for not being there, and scared of being trapped by an inevitable future—which included marrying Graham Tucker—Cassie did the only thing she could think of to keep from ending up like her mother: she left.

Graham never knew why Cassie walked away. He woke up one morning and she was gone—along with the life that he’d created around her. After eleven months, Graham has a new plan for his future. One that doesn’t involve Cassie Harlen.

When Cassie’s mom nearly burns down her house, Cassie’s forced to return home. Back to a mother she’s tried to ignore and the guy she’s been unable to forget. Graham doesn’t know how he’s going to spend the whole summer living next door to the person who broke his heart without letting those old feelings push through to the surface.

Neither does Cassie.

Review:

First off, may I just say this book was slowwww. It was a short book (only 219 pages), so I read it very quickly, but it took a long time. I didn’t feel like anything actually monumental happened until the last quarter of the book. Which personally, is kind of disappointing. It kind of kept me wanting to read it, because I was waiting. But that was all that really happened. I waited.

So here’s the deal. I was just expecting more out of this book. Actually, pause. I expected there to be more to the story. But there wasn’t. The summary kind of tells you what happens, and that’s about it. There isn’t that much else. Which is really disappointing for me, as a reader. I want something more, something new, just something else. And I didn’t get anything. I felt like this was the same story that had been told a billion times, and this one wasn’t any different than the last.

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So Cassie was kind of annoying. Like she just left everyone, and then she comes back expecting for everyone to love her and pretend she didn’t break their hearts. SHE DIDN’T EVEN APOLOGIZE. LIKE DUDE. Admit that you made a mistake and move on. I liked her relationship with her mom, but other than that, I had no idea how she had any friends left. I would’ve walked away and never looked back if I was friends with her. Honestly, she just never accepted that maybe all the problems she was having were because of her, not everyone around her.

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Graham was nice, but a little flat. I never really got involved with him, and he just didn’t do anything for me. And he just welcomed Cassie back with open arms, so you’re also at fault here. His whole girlfriend situation was a mess, like pick someone. I don’t care who it is, but I really don’t like the whole two girlfriend thing, so make up your mind.

Neither Graham nor Cassie were ever willing to admit their feelings. FOR ANYTHING. Like there was so much indecision in this book, that if people actually just made choices and said how they felt, the book would only be ten pages. There wouldn’t be any problems! It genuinely frustrates me to read books like this, because I just want to tell the characters that they’re wrong and they should take a good look in the mirror and realize that they’re just really stupid.

The only part that I liked was the ending and June, Cassie’s friend. So the last 25%, when things actually started happening, was pretty good. Not great, but there was substance and actual events so I was pleased. June was really funny and the only one who actually realized that Cassie was a horrible person and terribly selfish. Hey, I found a character who can actually think.

I think Cassie’s mom was an interesting character. I would’ve liked to have seen more insight into her bipolar disorder, because I don’t think that enough books cover mental illnesses. It’s fascinating for me to read about them, though, so I was really hoping to get something good here. We had some flashbacks, but there wasn’t much other discussion of her disorder. Again, lots of potential, not a lot done with it.

Quite honestly, I just wasn’t a fan of this book. For some reason, I kept reading it at a fairly quick pace. I just felt like this was lacking in almost every area. Characters, plot, writing style (it was okay, but nothing spectacular), etc. Will other people like it? Maybe, I just don’t think it necessarily is going to be a best seller. Give it a try if you just need something to read, but I wouldn’t put it at the top of your TBR list.

*** e-ARC kindly provided by Net-Galley ***

Liebster Award

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The lovely Shelfies and Selfies nominated me for the Liebster Award. It’s an award that for new bloggers, and I am honored to have been nominated.

THE RULES:

  • Link back to the person that nominated you
  • Answer the questions given by the nominator
  • Nominate new bloggers (with less than 200 followers)
  • Come up with 11 questions for them to answer
  • Notify your nominees

Blogs I nominate:

Nerdy Champagne

Neha’s YA (Mis)adventures

Mymybooks

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Questions from Shelfies and Selfies:

1. What are some books that you re-read frequently?

I rarely re-read books, which is kind of weird but not really. I just love a new book. It’s hard for me to pick up a book I’ve already read, when I know there are piles of books waiting to be read. And I just don’t get into the book as much the second time around.

2. What are three 2015 books that you love the cover design of? (Make sure to add pictures)

Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard

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Confess by Colleen Hoover

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Last Year’s Mistake by Gina Ciocca

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3. What is your favourite beverage to drink while reading?

I’m a big fan of tea. Favorite kinds of tea: chamomile, peppermint, green, and chai (preferably in latte form).

4. What book to screen adaptation are you most excited for in 2015?

MOCKINGJAY PART 2 GET PUMPED I NEVER EVEN READ IT BUT J LAW SLAYS SO THE MOVIES ARE AMAZING I HATE PUNCTUATION

5. Who are your favourite book boyfriends?

I don’t think I can even answer this question. Like there’s too many. Lol. But top three would be Chase from Article 5 by Kristen Simmons, every male lead from every book by Fisher Amelie, and Dylan from Dizzy by Nyrae Dawn & Jolene Perry.

6. What lessons have books taught you?

Be yourself. Love yourself. Make good choices. The standards. And just keep reading.

7. If you could only pick 1 genre to read forever, which one would it be and why?

YA CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE CAN GET ME THROUGH ANYTHING.

8. What time of day do you do the most reading?

Any time. I’m probably an afternoon reader or really late at night when I should definitely be sleeping.

9. What are your ‘guilty pleasure’ books to read?

YA CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE YES PLEASE. see question 7

10. What is your favourite book series of all-time?

The Seven Deadly by Fisher Amelie. She just released Fury and I read it in about 2 days and I loved it. I just want that whole series to be released right now. I mean Harry Potter is amazing, but I feel like that’s a little too standard.

11. What books are you most excited to read in 2015?

All of them. Actually, Some Boys by Patty Blount looks really good and I’m really excited for that one. Also Nowhere But Here by Katie McGarry because she’s such a great author. Honestly, just go look at my to-read shelf on Goodreads, because there are just too many.

My Questions: 

1. What is your ideal setting for reading?

2. If you had to pick one favorite author, who would it be?

3. What’s your favorite season and why?

4. Ebook or hard copy?

5. Where do you get most of the books that you read?

6. What’s your favorite genre of music?

7. If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be?

8. What’s your best (happiest, most proud, whatever you want) memory?

9. Dogs or cats?

10. What do you wish to have accomplished by the end of 2015?

11. What do you think makes a “good book”?

Alright, that’s it! Make sure you check out all the blogs I mentioned, because they’re all amazing. Have a great rest of your day! 🙂

Lola Carlyle’s 12-Step Romance Tour + Giveaway!

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Lola Carlyle’s 12-Step Romance by Danielle Younge-Ullman:

Publisher: Entangled Teen

Release Date: 5/5/15

Genres: YA, Contemporary

Rating: 5/5 stars

Summary from Goodreads:

Lola Carlyle is lonely, out of sorts, and in for a boring summer. So when her best friend, Sydney, calls to rave about her stay at a posh Malibu rehab and reveals that the love of Lola’s life, Wade Miller, is being admitted, she knows what she has to do.Never mind that her worst addiction is decaf cappuccino; Lola is going to rehab.

Lola arrives at Sunrise Rehab intent solely on finding Wade, saving him from himself, and—naturally—making him fall in love with her…only to discover she’s actually expected to be an addict. And get treatment. And talk about her issues with her parents, and with herself. Plus she has insane roommates, and an irritatingly attractive mentor, Adam, who’s determined to thwart her at every turn.

Oh, and Sydney? She’s gone.

Turns out, once her pride, her defenses, and her best friend are stripped away, Lola realizes she’s actually got a lot to overcome…if she can open her heart long enough to let it happen.

Review:

I AM IN LOVE WITH THIS BOOK. OFFICIALLY IN LOVE. If I could marry a book, it would be this one. Among many others, but certainly this was an absolutely fabulous book.

So first off, I have to address the humor. Rarely, and when I say rarely, I mean very rarely, do I laugh out loud when I read a book. Personally, it’s just not an easy thing to do when I read. Except for this book. I laughed multiple times. In public. I did that weird body shaking thing where you’re trying not to laugh but you can’t help it so you look like you’re having a seizure while smiling. Yes, this happened multiple times. In front of strangers. I know. I’m embarrassed for myself, too.

Seriously though, this book was hilarious. I was expecting something light-hearted and enjoyable, but I wasn’t expecting it to be this funny. I think most of it had to do with the fact that I related to Lola’s humor a lot, but I think that most people will. Some of the things she said just killed me. She was so honest that I was laughing at things that probably should not be funny. BUT IT WAS IMPOSSIBLE NOT TO LAUGH.

I really liked Lola. At first, I didn’t think she would be a very relatable character. I mean, who checks themselves into rehab to meet their crush that they haven’t seen if years, and more importantly, fakes being an alcoholic to do so? Not normal people, that’s for sure. But as the book went on, we see that Lola has actual issues that she’s dealing with, and she’s not some spoiled brat who no one actually likes. She made a serious turn around in the book, though. If she hadn’t changed at all, it probably would’ve been hard to keep reading the book, honestly. But she pulled herself together, and became a really likable girl. Great character development, Ms. Younge-Ullman.

Adam. Mmmm. Listen. I would fake my way into rehab just to get myself an Adam. I’m not even joking. He was perfect in every single way. He was almost the complete opposite of Lola, but that’s what made them perfect. He was so kind and caring, but he could also stand up to her when he had to. Personally, the whole forbidden romance part of this was great. It wasn’t overdone, but it kept me interested. It also kept Wade in the picture, even though we all wanted him to leave. Seriously, dude, like get out. But really, Adam was a great character. His development was much more subtle, but there were certainly changes in his personality that were awesome to see.

I LOVED that this was set in a rehab facility. Not that addictions are anything to be made light of, but it provided quite the exciting setting. The secondary characters, like Lola’s roommates and counselors, were so funny. The book would not be anything close to what it is without them.

Ultimately, Lola Carlyle’s 12-Step Romance was a great book. I highly recommend it, especially to anyone that just wants something funny. It has its serious moments, but it’s a very easy and light read. Check it out!

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Danielle Younge-Ullman is a novelist, playwright and freelance writer. She studied English and Theater at  McGill University, then returned to her hometown of Toronto to work as professional actor for ten  years. Danielle’s short story, Reconciliation, was published in MODERN MORSELS—a McGraw-Hill  Anthology for young adults—in 2012, her one-act play, 7 Acts of Intercourse, debuted at Toronto’s SummerWorks Festival in 2005, and her adult novel, FALLING UNDER, was published by Penguin in 2008.  Danielle lives in Toronto with her husband and two daughters.

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Ten Books I Will Probably Never Read

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Hey guys! Happy Tuesday! I’m having a crazy week, but I love Top Ten Tuesday, so I wasn’t about to quit. And the prompt this week is great, so what’s a girl to do? Here we go!

1. Fifty Shades of Grey by E.L. James: Look. I know some people love it. I get it. But really? It’s not even the fact that it is just romance with barely any plot. I read a page for the fun of it and it wasn’t even good writing. Like it’s just not acceptable. Sorry not sorry.

2. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins: This one always surprises people. I’ve never read it and now it’s become one of those challenges like yeah I’m not going to succumb to the pressure of popular culture. And I’ve gotten mixed reviews on the writing, and I saw the movie so I know what happens. I just don’t really care enough.

3. Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell: I’ve heard great reviews of this one, but I just don’t see myself reading it. I honestly don’t even know why.

4. The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien: I know I know. I’m crazy. This is another Hunger Games scenario, and I don’t really have any interest in the series.

5. The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis: Literally these are all for the same reason.

6. All John Green books: This one is particularly for The Fault in our Stars, but honestly his books are just too mainstream. What can I say, I’m quite the hipster. 

7. Mein Kampf by Adolf Hitler: I feel like this is pretty self explanatory.

8. First Step 2 Forever by Justin Bieber: Sorry, I really just couldn’t get into this one. 

9. Anything written by Charles Dickens: Not to just call out Charles (sorry bro), but this is more of a statement about my feelings towards Victorian literature. This is why SparkNotes was invented.

10. Twilight by Stephenie Meyer: This is a little too late. I read the whole series a while ago, and I regret it. They are extremely poorly written books. Do not read.

So I know that this is a little bit of a crazy list. I mean, we go from Narnia to Hitler like what’s going on, sorry about that. Lol, I hope you enjoyed it.

What are your least favorite books or what book will you never read? Let me know in the comments and have a great rest of your Tuesday!