Always and Forever, Lara Jean by Jenny Han

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Always and Forever, Lara Jean by Jenny Han
Series: To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before #3
Publisher: Scholastic Press
First published May 2nd, 2017
Genres: Contemporary, YA, Romance
Pages: 325
Format: Paperback
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Lara Jean is having the best senior year a girl could ever hope for. She is head over heels in love with her boyfriend, Peter; her dad’s finally getting remarried to their next door neighbor, Ms. Rothschild; and Margot’s coming home for the summer just in time for the wedding.

But change is looming on the horizon. And while Lara Jean is having fun and keeping busy helping plan her father’s wedding, she can’t ignore the big life decisions she has to make. Most pressingly, where she wants to go to college and what that means for her relationship with Peter. She watched her sister Margot go through these growing pains. Now Lara Jean’s the one who’ll be graduating high school and leaving for college and leaving her family—and possibly the boy she loves—behind.

When your heart and your head are saying two different things, which one should you listen to?

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The Unique Blogger Award

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Hey guys! I was nominated by Nadwa @Painfullyfictional and by Shanya and Tanya @Twinbookmarks for The Unique Blogger Award! Thank you so much, ladies!! Make sure you guys check out their amazing blogs and also their posts respectively here and here! Sorry I’m posting this so late, I thought I was doing this one and instead I was doing other so I ended up uploading this one only now.

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Young Jane Young by Gabrielle Zevin (ARC Review)

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Young Jane Young 
by Gabrielle Zevin

Series: Standalone

Publisher: Algonquin Books

Expected publication: August 22nd, 2017

Genres: Contemporary, Adult Fiction, Chick-Lit

Pages: 320

Format: ARC

Buy: Book Depository | Amazon

* Received this copy from the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. Thank you very much! This doesn’t affect the review in any way. My opinions are, as always, my own.*

From the bestselling author of the beloved The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry comes another perfect fable for our times–a story about women, choices, and recovering from past mistakes.

Young Jane Young‘s heroine is Aviva Grossman, an ambitious Congressional intern in Florida who makes the life-changing mistake of having an affair with her boss‑‑who is beloved, admired, successful, and very married‑‑and blogging about it. When the affair comes to light, the Congressman doesn’t take the fall, but Aviva does, and her life is over before it hardly begins. She becomes a late‑night talk show punchline; she is slut‑shamed, labeled as fat and ugly, and considered a blight on politics in general.
 
How does one go on after this? In Aviva’s case, she sees no way out but to change her name and move to a remote town in Maine. She tries to start over as a wedding planner, to be smarter about her life, and to raise her daughter to be strong and confident. But when, at the urging of others, she decides to run for public office herself, that long‑ago mistake trails her via the Internet like a scarlet A. For in our age, Google guarantees that the past is never, ever, truly past, that everything you’ve done will live on for everyone to know about for all eternity. And it’s only a matter of time until Aviva/Jane’s daughter, Ruby, finds out who her mother was, and is, and must decide whether she can still respect her.
 
A novel about a world that continues to want to define what women are and what they can, and cannot, do, Young Jane Young follows three generations of women, plus the wife of the Congressman. Told in varying voices through e-mails and even a Choose Your Own Adventure section, it captures not just the mood of this particular, highly charged moment but is an accessible, witty, smart take on the double standards that are alive and well and waiting to trip up ordinary and extraordinary women alike.  

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P.S. I Still Love You by Jenny Han​

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P.S. I Still Love You by Jenny Han
Series: To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before #2
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Published May 26th, 2015
Genres: Contemporary, YA, Romance
Pages: 337
Format: Paperback
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Lara Jean didn’t expect to really fall for Peter.
She and Peter were just pretending. Except suddenly they weren’t. Now Lara Jean is more confused than ever.
When another boy from her past returns to her life, Lara Jean’s feelings for him return too. Can a girl be in love with two boys at once?

In this charming and heartfelt sequel to the New York Timesbestseller To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before, we see first love through the eyes of the unforgettable Lara Jean. Love is never easy, but maybe that’s part of what makes it so amazing.

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The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzi Lee

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The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzi Lee
Series: Standalone
Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books
Published June 27th, 2017
Genres: Historical Fiction, YA, LGBT
Pages: 513
Format: Audiobook
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Henry “Monty” Montague was born and bred to be a gentleman, but he was never one to be tamed. The finest boarding schools in England and the constant disapproval of his father haven’t been able to curb any of his roguish passions—not for gambling halls, late nights spent with a bottle of spirits, or waking up in the arms of women or men.

But as Monty embarks on his Grand Tour of Europe, his quest for a life filled with pleasure and vice is in danger of coming to an end. Not only does his father expect him to take over the family’s estate upon his return, but Monty is also nursing an impossible crush on his best friend and traveling companion, Percy.

Still it isn’t in Monty’s nature to give up. Even with his younger sister, Felicity, in tow, he vows to make this yearlong escapade one last hedonistic hurrah and flirt with Percy from Paris to Rome. But when one of Monty’s reckless decisions turns their trip abroad into a harrowing manhunt that spans across Europe, it calls into question everything he knows, including his relationship with the boy he adores.

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Down Among Sticks and Bones by Seanan McGuire

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Down Among Sticks and Bones by Seanan McGuire
Series:(Wayward Children #2)
Publisher: Tor.com
Published June 13th, 2017
Genres: Fantasy, YA
Pages: 189
Format: Hardcover
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Twin sisters Jack and Jill were seventeen when they found their way home and were packed off to Eleanor West’s Home for Wayward Children.

This is the story of what happened first…

Jacqueline was her mother’s perfect daughter—polite and quiet, always dressed as a princess. If her mother was sometimes a little strict, it’s because crafting the perfect daughter takes discipline.
Jillian was her father’s perfect daughter—adventurous, thrill-seeking, and a bit of a tom-boy. He really would have preferred a son, but you work with what you’ve got.

They were five when they learned that grown-ups can’t be trusted.
They were twelve when they walked down the impossible staircase and discovered that the pretense of love can never be enough to prepare you a life filled with magic in a land filled with mad scientists and death and choices.

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The Candy Book TAG

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Hey guys!! I love tags, I think they are extremely fun and they add something more to my blog that has mainly reviews, but I haven’t had much time to get to them… I’m trying tho! I’m doing a mix of older and newer ones these next months and so this will be my first of the list! Especially because I recently got some candy and I had to use them for the header of this TAG! I’m so happy! 😍 I will stop rambling now…

So, I was kindly tagged by Nadwa @Painfullyfictional and the twins Tanya and Shanya @Twinbookmarks, so thank you so much for tagging me girls, and sorry it took me so long!! >.< Make sure you check out their amazing blogs and also their answers to this tag respectively here and here!Read More »