Tag: Walker Books for Younger Readers

Review: Just Like the Movie – Kelly Fiore

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Title: Just Like the Movies [Amazon] Author: Kelly Fiore [website] Publisher: Walker Books for Young Readers Genre: Contemporary Sources/Type: Netgalley/eGalley Stars: 3 of 5 Publisher’s Description: Pretty and popular track star Marijke Monti is confident about almost everything – she’s got great friends, a great family, and she’s on her way to the State Track Championship. In fact, the only thing Marijke isn’t confident about is her relationship with Tommy Lawson. Lily Spencer has spent her entire high school career preparing for the future – she’s participated in every extracurricular activity and volunteer committee she could. But, at home, she […]

Posted August 4, 2014 by Andi / 0 Comments
Review: Open Road Summer – Emery Lord

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Very rarely do I call a book perfection. Even five star reads always have that something that irks me or that I dislike. But, there have been a couple that are pure perfection and I now have one more to add to that list, Open Road Summer. Bluntly put, it was EVERYTHING. It had all the highs and lows of a great contemporary book. I laughed and swooned and cried and felt those deep feels that only a truly great book can make you feel. It was exactly what I look for in a great book and to make matters […]

Posted April 10, 2014 by Andi / 9 Comments
The Dish: Wild Cards – Simone Elkeles

The Dish: Wild Cards – S..

Title: Wild Cards [Amazon] Author: Simone Elkeles [website] Publisher: Walker Books for Younger Readers Genre: Contemporary Source/Type: Netgalley/Digital ARC Reviewed by: Andi & Michelle Publisher Description: After getting kicked out of boarding school, bad boy Derek Fitzpatrick has no choice but to live with his ditzy stepmother while his military dad is deployed. Things quickly go from bad to worse when he finds out she plans to move them back to her childhood home in Illinois. Derek’s counting the days before he can be on his own, and the last thing he needs is to get involved with someone else’s […]

Posted October 21, 2013 by Andi / 0 Comments