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Second Chance Sunday – Catching Jordan by Miranda Kenneally

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In honor of Super Bowl Sunday Second Chance Sunday is brought to you by: To say I was excited for this book is an understatement. A book about football and cute boys? Sign me up. I mean how could you go wrong with two of my favorite things! And Kenneally didn’t let me down. She took what could have been a typical story of finding out what you wanted may not be what you need and made it into more than that. Jordan is a funny, sassy, tough QB of her high school football team. She has the respect of […]

Posted February 3, 2013 by Andi / 3 Comments
Discussion: Promised – Caragh O’Brien

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Title: Promised(Birthmarked Series)[Amazon] Author: Caragh O’Brien[website] Publisher: Roaring Book Press Genre: Dystopian Source/Type: ARC/Paperback Reviewed by: Andi & Michelle Publisher Description:After defying the ruthless Enclave, surviving the wasteland, and upending the rigid matriarchy of Sylum, Gaia Stone now faces her biggest challenge ever.  She must lead the people of Sylum back to the Enclave and persuade the Protectorat to grant them refuge from the wasteland.  In Gaia’s absence, the Enclave has grown more cruel, more desperate to experiment on mothers from outside the wall, and now the stakes of cooperating or rebelling have never been higher.  Is Gaia ready, as […]

Posted January 30, 2013 by Andi / 0 Comments
Second Chance Sunday- The Truth About Forever by Sarah Dessen

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Title: The Truth About Forever[Amazon] Author: Sarah Dessen[website] Publisher: Penguin Group, Inc. Genre: Contemporary Source/Type: borrowed/paperback Stars: 5 out of 5 Publisher Description: That’s what Macy has to look forward to while her boyfriend, Jason, is away at Brain Camp. Days will be spent at a boring job in the library, evenings will be filled with vocabulary drills for the SATs, and spare time will be passed with her mother, the two of them sharing a silent grief at the traumatic loss of Macy’s father. But sometimes unexpected things can happen—things such as the catering job at Wish, with its […]

Posted January 27, 2013 by Andi / 0 Comments
Discussion: When You Were Mine – Rebecca Serle

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When I was writing reviews with Michelle over at Galleysmith we would have book discussions from time to time. We have had quiet a few going for a while now and since Michelle is on a hiatus we decided to post them over here. Title: When You Were Mine[Amazon] Author: Rebecca Serle[website] Publisher: Simon Pulse Genre: Contemporary Source/Type: Gifted/Hardcore Reviewed by: Andi & Michelle Publisher Description: In this intensely romantic, modern recounting of the greatest love story ever told, Romeo’s original intended—Juliet’s cousin Rosaline—tells her side of the tale. What’s in a name, Shakespeare? I’ll tell you: Everything. Rosaline knows […]

Posted January 23, 2013 by Andi / 1 Comment
Second Chance Sunday – Second Chance Summer by Morgan Matson

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Over the past few years I have read some really greats books that I have reviewed over on Goodreads. Wanting to share the love I am starting Second Chance Sunday. Second Chance Sunday will consist of a book I have read, loved and gushed about and think it deserves a second look-d-lou so I can share the love. And what better way to start off Second Chance Sunday then with none other then Second Chance Summer by Morgan Matson: Title: Second Chance Summer [Amazon] Author: Morgan Matson [website] Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing Genre: Contemporary Source/Type: Purchased/Hardcover Stars: 5 […]

Posted January 20, 2013 by Andi / 0 Comments