Review: Piper Perish by Kayla Cagan

In a nutshell (aka Goodreads descripton): Piper Perish inhales air and exhales art. The sooner she and her best friends can get out of Houston and into art school in New York City, the better. It’s been Piper’s dream her whole life, and now that senior year is halfway over, she’s never felt more ready. But in the final months before graduation, things are weird with her friends and stressful with three different guys, and Piper’s sister’s tyrannical mental state seems to thwart every attempt at happiness for the close-knit Perish family. Piper’s art just might be enough to get […]

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Review: Can’t Buy Forever by Susan Laffoon

Goodreads description: In the early 1950s, Odessa Drake (Dessa) is rescued from a bleak existence with a single mother. She takes a chance on the unknown to work in a boarding house owned by a widowed great aunt in Mineville, New York. Dessa is devoted to Aunt Flo and especially a young man, Nicholas, who appears and takes shelter in the attic, the only available space. Four years pass. She looks forward to each day because of his presence, in spite of the tedious work. Dessa is now eighteen and knows little more of Nicholas than the day he arrived […]

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Cover Reveal: Forever by Monica Murphy

Forever by Monica Murphy Cover & Blurb Reveal Date: March 2nd, 2017 Series: Friends Genre: Contemporary Romance She’s all I could ever want… I have a reputation around school. Cold. Untouchable. Unfeeling. Only one girl could ever make me want to change and that’s Amanda Winters. Too bad I broke her heart and drove her away. So to get through the rest of my days in high school, I tell myself I need to focus on more important things. Like taking our football team to championships. Get accepted to the college of my choice. And finish my senior year without […]

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Review: Say Love by C.L. Stacey

PSA: This is the second book in her Lost & Found series, I recommend reading her first book Left Behind because it is also amazing but it is not absolutely necessary.   In a nutshell (aka Goodreads description): Ariana Andrews is innocent and pure, for the most part. She’s all about the rules. Rules are good. Rules prevent you from behaving recklessly. Keep you from making irreversible mistakes. Like sleeping with someone you shouldn’t. Caleb Carlisle is sinful and immoral, for the most part. Notorious playboy, charmer, manwhore. But with Ariana, he’s fiercely protective and compassionate. With her, he’d never […]

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Review: Mayhem by Jamie Shaw

PSA: This is the first book in the Mayhem Series by Jamie Shaw. Can be read as a stand-alone.   In a nutshell (aka Goodreads review): When college freshman Rowan Michaels meets gorgeous, up-and-coming rock star Adam Everest, she knows a player like him is the last thing she needs after her ex-boyfriend shattered her heart. But she can’t stop thinking about the kiss they shared on his tour bus. On the first day of school, Rowan is stunned when Adam saunters into her French class. He’s soon failing miserably, and, on a whim, she offers to tutor him. But […]

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Review: Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell

In a nutshell (aka Goodreads description): Cath is a Simon Snow fan. Okay, the whole world is a Simon Snow fan… But for Cath, being a fan is her life—and she’s really good at it. She and her twin sister, Wren, ensconced themselves in the Simon Snow series when they were just kids; it’s what got them through their mother leaving. Reading. Rereading. Hanging out in Simon Snow forums, writing Simon Snow fan fiction, dressing up like the characters for every movie premiere. Cath’s sister has mostly grown away from fandom, but Cath can’t let go. She doesn’t want to. […]

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Review: Making Faces by Amy Harmon

In a nutshell (aka Goodreads description): Ambrose Young was beautiful. The kind of beautiful that graced the covers of romance novels, and Fern Taylor would know. She’d been reading them since she was thirteen. But maybe because he was so beautiful he was never someone Fern thought she could have . . . until he wasn’t beautiful anymore. Making Faces is the story of a small town where five young men go off to war, and only one comes back. It is the story of loss. Collective loss, individual loss, loss of beauty, loss of life, loss of identity. It […]

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Review: Preston’s Honor by Mia Sheridan

PSA: This book can be read as a stand-alone but it is part of the Sing of Love Series and I recommend reading them all because Mia writes some darn amazing romance books.   In a nutshell (aka Goodreads Description): There were two brothers—identical twins—and though I loved them both, my soul belonged to only one. Annalia Del Valle has loved Preston Sawyer all her life. The daughter of an impoverished migrant farmworker, she grew up as an outcast in what was no more than a tiny, cooped up shack in California’s Central Valley. But her heart found freedom in […]

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Review: The Cad and The Co-Ed by L. H. Cosway & Penny Reid

PSA: This is the third book in the Rugby Series. Can be read as a standalone but I recommend reading the entire series because it’s amazing!   In a nutshell (aka Goodreads Description): Keeping a secret this big is going to take lots of balls. Specifically, rugby balls. THE CAD Bryan Leech is a cad. Or, he *was* a cad. No one is quite certain. Once the quintessential playboy, Bryan claims he’s done with wild parties and weekend benders. No more one night stands leading to mornings he can’t remember; no more binges and blackouts; no more exploits plastered all […]

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Valentine’s Day Gifts: Conversation heart cakes

If you’re like me, you’re a hopeless romantic and you love giving people gifts and making them feel special. These cakes are the perfect way to go, you can even take it up a notch and pair them with flowers, depending on who you’re giving them to and obviously what you want and are able to do.     These conversation heart cakes are just the cutest thing I’ve done in my life, they’re not too big, not too small and completely customizable, the cake, the frosting, text, everything.       I’m making these cakes for 12 friends (mainly […]

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