Review/Blog Tour: One Wish Away+Giveaway

One Wish

One Wish Away

by Kelley Lynn

Release Date: 11/24/14

Bloomsbury Spark

Book Summary:

Be careful what you wish for…

Lyra has always been ahead of the curve. Top of her class in school, a budding astronomer, and with a best friend like Darren she barely has time to miss the mother who abandoned her family years ago. She’s too busy planning to follow in her father’s footsteps, and to become the youngest astronomer at Space Exploration and Discovery.

When a star goes missing Lyra is determined to get to the bottom of it only to discover her braniac dad is the mastermind of a top-secret government experiment. They promise to build a perfect world, one galaxy at a time, but with every tweak of the present, a bit more of the future starts to crumble.

Lyra has to go undercover to reveal the truth and let humanity decide if the consequences are worth more than wishing on a star.

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My Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

My Review:

What honestly drew me in was this amazing cover. I am in love with astronomy so the title also caught my eye. I knew I had to read it! This book got straight to the point, it was not slow, which I love. It also had a very large amount of information about the stars. This is where the fangirl in me starts screaming..as I said before, I love astronomy. I absolutely can not wait until the second book! Although, the events that Lyra goes through seems a little bit too far fetched. And the style of writing seems a little…beginner. Nonetheless, I LOVED joining Lyra on her adventure, and I will definitely be reading the next book.

Blog Tour Schedule:  http://yaboundbooktours.blogspot.com/2014/09/blog-tour-sign-up-one-wish-away-by.html

kelley lynnAbout the Author
Eventually the day came when the voices in Kelley Lynn’s head were more insistent then her engineering professor’s. So instead of turning to her Thermodynamics book, Kelley brought up a blank page on her computer screen and wrote. Somewhere along the way she became a Young Adult author.
Kelley was born and raised a Midwestern girl. She’s not afraid to sweat and fills her free time with softball, soccer and volleyball. (Though you probably don’t want her on your volleyball team.) She occasionally makes guest appearances as a female vocalist for area bands. Music plays a large role in her writing process as well as the characters and plot lines within her stories.

You can find Kelley hanging out at her blog, titled in her name, as well as the group blog she shares with her fellow critique partners, Falling for Fiction. Kelley is a member of the Society of Children’s Books Writers and Illustrators.

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Review: Every Day by David Levithan

Goodreads Description: Every day a different body. Every day a different life. Every day in love with the same girl.

dThere’s never any warning about where it will be or who it will be. A has made peace with that, even established guidelines by which to live: Never get too attached. Avoid being noticed. Do not interfere.

It’s all fine until the morning that A wakes up in the body of Justin and meets Justin’s girlfriend, Rhiannon. From that moment, the rules by which A has been living no longer apply. Because finally A has found someone he wants to be with—day in, day out, day after day

My Rating: 3 out of 5 Stars

My Review:  I’m rating this a static 3 because I really do not know what to think about it. It’s a VERY interesting storyline a little bit like David Levithan + Andrea Cremer’s “Invisible”(click for my review on it) . But the pace was a little bit too slow for me, throughout half the book I just wanted answers. And answers I did not get. At least not until the last quarter of the book. But I still wouldn’t classify those as answers.
Let me give you an example of what I’m trying to portray. I took a picture. The picture (or book) is super blurry and pixelated. As I fix this picture(or go through the book) it becomes less pixelated and more clear. Slowly but surely. Now about less than a quarter way until the end of the book is the climax of the clearness. Throughout the rest of the book I get no more answers. The end of the book has left you hanging. The picture is still blurry!!

As I was reading other people’s reviews I noticed that mostly everyone liked the book as a standalone. I, however, would love to know who the “others” are and what happens to A. I want to know what happens with Rhiannon! I want a happy ending.. or not. I don’t care. I just want an ending.. an acceptable one.

Blog Tour/Review: Tarot: The Magician by Tim Kane

Synopsis:

After discovering an ancient tarot deck, Kassandra Troy’s life takes a thrilling and frightening turn. She triggers The Magician card and releases the mysterious and captivating Luke Rykell.

 

Luke has a dark secret. He wants the magical deck for himself. To save herself and her friends, Kassandra is forced to journey into the Tarot cards. But can she find a way out of the deck unscathed or will the darkness which follows her destroy them all?

My rating:3.5 out of 5 Stars

My Review:
This book has taken me through a journey with Kassandra… that I may or may not forget. Nonetheless, I was happy I got to go.

Starting with positive, the events in the book were very memorable. They are slightly creepy, although it might just be me. But if you are very easily scared (like thou) then you should take this into consideration. I haven’t read a book dealing with a Tarot deck (that is, if The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones doesn’t count). So for reading my first, it was pretty exhilarating! I think this is a perfect first. I’ve always been interested in astrology, tarot cards, and even paganism (though I would never practice it!). I have a deck of tarot cards but it is “the garden variety type” and I know little about them. I’m also glad the cover resembles the book, and the features of the girl on the cover are similar Kassandra.

On to the negative, I didn’t feel sad for the main character when negative things happened. She seemed human but it didn’t seem right. I felt like Kassandra might have been leaning towards the flat side of the character rather than being rounded. We didn’t really learn a lot about her, though fragments showed up throughout the book. Gabriel (who I absolutely loved) seemed more rounded than Kassandra did, despite his short appearance in the book. And the end was poorly written. That character was the worse. She showed no compassion, she was very annoying. And it ended up leaving a bad feeling for me.

Excerpt: 

People never talked about him dying. Instead they got all weepy and switched subjects. As if avoiding the topic would somehow make everything smiles and sunshine. It didn’t. When someone disappears, it’s like unraveling a sweater. Cut one strand, and the whole thing falls apart.

 

Kassandra caught a glimpse of her tangled hair in the mirror of Mom’s dresser. She looked frayed and disconnected—a lump of useless yarn who once was a girl.

 

Shaking her head, she scrounged through the cluttered bottles of nail polish, searching for a wadded up bill. Mom had to be good for a ten or twenty. No way was she going to borrow from Auntie Jo. Not again. Just a couple of new killer tops would make her grungy jeans work. School started tomorrow and Kassandra dreaded it. Kids never talked to the new girl. Especially the one with a lousy wardrobe.

 

The dresser reeked of cigarette smoke. At least if she found some money, it’d be one less dollar Mom could spend on cancer sticks. Kassandra’s fingers brushed a scrap of paper. Snatching it, her fishnet glove snagged on a bottle, sending the nail polish tumbling to the carpet with a clunk. The top popped off and red liquid oozed onto the café au lait carpet.

 

She scrunched her face. So not how she planned it. Kassandra eyed the crinkled paper in one hand. A lousy receipt.

 

Morning light shimmered off the puddle, already soaking into the carpet. Kassandra looped a blond curl over one ear and, yanking a handful of tissues from the box, dropped to the floor. Her bare knees brushed the carpet, the holes in her jeans from actual wear and tear and not fashionable rips. She so needed a new pair.

 

“Kassandra?” Auntie Jo’s voice glided down the hallway. “You coming, sugar?”

 

Kassandra’s heart kicked into high gear. She was supposed to be getting ready in her own room, not rummaging through Mom’s. “Sure, in a sec.”

 

The sticky bottle of nail polish went in the trash. Mom wouldn’t miss it. She had enough shades to create her own color chart at Home Depot. Kassandra dabbed at the spill with a wadded up tissue and then sat back to inspect the stain. The red blob was a stop sign smeared onto the carpet. Kassandra dumped a bottle of nail polish remover on the spot, sending up a wave of bitter fumes. The splotch, now pink, still drenched the carpet. She dragged over the throw rug by the bed and tossed it across the stain. Good enough.

 

Kassandra dashed down a hall lined with photos of unknown relatives and flew through her door just as Auntie Jo rounded the corner. The woman wore an Egyptian shawl draped over a wide body the color of deep mahogany. A purple scarf reigned in her tightly curled afro.

 

“The morning is young and thy chariot shan’t wait forever.” Auntie Jo waved one arm as if she were some kind of royalty.

 

Buy Links: Amazon       Midnight Frost Books

 

About the Author:

Tim Kane grew up in Southern California watching Toho movies and reading H.G. Wells. He has not lost faith in the sanity of the world. He studied writing as the University of California San Diego and has amused readers with many short stories. His first published book, The Changing Vampire of Film and Television, analyzes the past seventy years of vampires. He lives and teaches in Chula Vista, California, with his spectacular wife, daughter, and a dog that stands upside down. He enjoys traveling to the dark places of his mind and bringing back souvenirs. He hopes you have enjoyed this brief tour of his life.

 

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Review: Taken by Selene Kitt

TakenGoodreads Description : Lizzy’s friendship with her older boss, Sarah, turns into something deeper and much more exciting one rainy day after work, and Lizzy finds herself drawn into a world she never knew existed. Sarah has a dominant streak, and as she leads Lizzy into the role of a submissive, the two women become closer than they ever thought possible. But while Sarah, hurt too many times, wears a ring, and tells guys she’s “taken,” Lizzy knows she secretly longs for a man.

Determined to find one for them both to share, Lizzy is just about to give up when a dark, handsome, virile answer shows up right under her nose. Lizzy may think she and Sarah are going to seduce David–but she underestimates their handsome co-worker, and David turns the tables on them both. But will he be able to tame the untamable Sarah?

 

My Rating: 3.5 out of 5 Stars

My Review:
If the steamy hot sexual scenes weren’t so fantastically good in this book, I would’ve rated it a 2. This is the first f/f & m/f/f I’ve read. And when I thought just the f/f was ok, that’s when things got good. Sadly, the m/f/f action was only one scene. But I’m not complaining!
What I didn’t like was that Lizzie was cheating on her boyfriend. That just doesn’t sit well with me. And I’m bisexual, so I would think that says a lot. Lizzie claims that because it is with a girl, she isn’t cheating so she doesn’t have to tell her boyfriend. Though with that m/f/f action, that includes a male. And the reader didn’t get to find out what her thoughts were about that, which I was really interested in. I was also very sad at the end. I kind of liked how the author twisted it up, though. I think we all saw it coming, but just not to that extent. I was really rooting for Lizzie. Throughout the whole book I felt a connection with her (minus that little cheating situation). I kind of didn’t care how it played out for Sarah, either. I wanted Lizzie to come out with the best outcome.
The book was a little too short. Just a little. I feel like the author could’ve added a bit more detail, dealing with the characters emotions. And what caused David to do what he did, since the readers knew he had a thing for Sarah..
Anyways that is my say in this book. I would still recommend it if all you’re looking for is the steaminess of the book!

Review: The Reflections of Queen Snow White

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What happens when “happily ever after” has come and gone?

On the eve of her only daughter, Princess Raven’s wedding, an aging Snow White finds it impossible to share in the joyous spirit of the occasion. The ceremony itself promises to be the most glamorous social event of the decade. Snow White’s castle has been meticulously scrubbed, polished and opulently decorated for the celebration. It is already nearly bursting with jubilant guests and merry well-wishers. Prince Edel, Raven’s fiancé, is a fine man from a neighboring kingdom and Snow White’s own domain is prosperous and at peace. Things could not be better, in fact, except for one thing:

The king is dead.

The queen has been in a moribund state of hopeless depression for over a year with no end in sight. It is only when, in a fit of bitter despair, she seeks solitude in the vastness of her own sprawling castle and climbs a long disused and forgotten tower stair that she comes face to face with herself in the very same magic mirror used by her stepmother of old.

It promises her respite in its shimmering depths, but can Snow White trust a device that was so precious to a woman who sought to cause her such irreparable harm? Can she confront the demons of her own difficult past to discover a better future for herself and her family? And finally, can she release her soul-crushing grief and suffocating loneliness to once again discover what “happily ever after” really means?

Only time will tell as she wrestles with her past and is forced to confront The Reflections of Queen Snow White

My Rating: 5 out of 5 Stars

My Review:

This book was amazing! Based off of Snow White’s life after she got her happily ever after. I have nothing negative to say about this book. I believe it has all of the elements a good book should have. I would definitely rate this lovely piece of literature, 5 stars. And let me tell you, I am so glad I chose to read it! When the author sent a review request the book striked (strook? Stroke? Hm..) me as interesting but I was kind of on edge about it since it seemed like an older read, meant for middle-aged English professors or something like that. It just didn’t seem like I would get into it. But get into it I did. There was so much figurative language, I might boast about it to my English teacher! The book was very descriptive, a lot of imagery. But not Stephen King descriptive, “and that pole across the street, that gray shiny Fe based metal. It shined like no other on that breezy, clear night.” If any of you catch my drift. Anyways, it was just on that perfect line of descriptive. Enough to always paint a clear picture in your head of what’s going on. I was surprised by how little time passed by in the book from the beginning to the end. I figured it would at least be a week in the plot but it was only a few hours. Which goes to tell how much the author went into the details and made everything clear. He also put a twist to this magic mirror, which I really enjoyed. Everyone sees the mirror as just another part of the evil queen when all the mirror was ever doing was being a mirror. As it states in the book (which may now be my favorite quote),

“I am a mirror,” the mirror repeated. “All I can do is reflect that which is already within you. Everything you see is already a part of you. Were that not so, I could not show it.”

Or later on in the book…

“I am a mirror,” it replied flatly, “I do not offer advice. I simply show that which is right in front of me.  You must decide how to act on what you see. You can run from it or you can embrace it…”

After reading the book I still think it is meant for older readers, but since I’m way more mature than my age group (with a dash of fun) I was able to enjoy it. Revel in it even. The author’s writing style reminds me of The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Maybe because I see this book being in the classic literature genre. I would recommend this book to anybody with a love to read and a slight sense of maturity. And maybe anyone with a love of fairytales.

Review: Falling Into You by Jasinda Wilder

17448960[1]Goodreads Description: I wasn’t always in love with Colton Calloway; I was in love with his younger brother, Kyle, first. Kyle was my first one true love, my first in every way.

Then, one stormy August night, he died, and the person I was died with him.

Colton didn’t teach me how to live. He didn’t heal the pain. He didn’t make it okay. He taught me how to hurt, how to not be okay, and, eventually, how to let go.

My Rating: 4.5 out of 5 Stars

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My Review:

I was just so fucking emotional. And if it weren’t for Nell I would’ve probably rated this a full 5 Stars. Nell is kind of annoying at the beginning of the book. Going through her relationship with Kyle, it’s just a little bit too innocent. All the blushing and nervousness, despite the fact that they’ve been together for 2 years and known each other their whole lives. It was a big contrast to how Nell acted around Colton. And this struck me as hilarious but when Colton started calling Nell “Nelly” I was just cracking up. Because the definition for Nelly is a silly person or a effeminate homosexual man. Anyways…

Colton is perfect(Newest book boyfriend). He struggled through out his whole life, despite living rich. He’s rough.. and I really liked that. The author also introduces cutting and miscarriages in the book.. Both of these elements are something I struggled with for a long time in my past. I feel as though Colton was basically what made the book worth while and good.
The book struck home for me. It spoke to me, and the authors view through the characters, on each of these elements, I believe are true. Why people cut and how it isn’t for attention. The pain of going through a miscarriage, and potential rape. Although I had no one at the time, I feel like that is exactly how it would be like if you did have somebody..

The music was great! I knew most of the songs but I found new ones. I loved the author’s mention of “The Princess Bride” (one of my favorite movies). The whole plot was all around great. The romance and steaminess was almost too much. I would rate this as #1 of greatest hot scenes. The best I’ve got to read so far.
I’m super happy that Michelle loaned it to me and I decided to read it because this is definitely a book you can’t pass up!

 

Review: An Endless Summer (Summer #2)

Goodreads Description: Sean looked out over the lake, squinting against the sunlight. He turned to me, his expression sobering as his eyes flicked over my face in a silent study.

“Come on Amy, I saved you once, I’ll save you again.”
I met his stare unflinchingly. “I don’t need saving.”
A wicked grin formed slowly. “Don’t you?”

After a rebellious summer night that almost claimed her life, Amy Henderson – the Onslow publican’s only daughter – is sent away to suffer a fate far worse than any other punishment:

Boarding School.

Three years on, a now nineteen-year-old Amy returns to Onslow for the summer. What once was a cauldron of activity with live bands, hot meals and cold beers, the Onslow Hotel now lies dark, deserted and depressing. All fond childhood memories of loitering on the hotel stairs and eavesdropping on customers’ colorful conversations are in the distant past.

How had her dad let it come to this?

With the new threat of putting the Onslow up for sale, Amy reluctantly turns to a local tradesman for help: Sean Murphy, the very same Onslow boy who saved her life all those years ago. With his help and that of some old friends, the task is clear: spend the summer building the hotel back up to its former glory or lose it for good.

In an endless summer, Amy soon realizes that sometimes in order to save your future, you have to face your past, even if it’s in the form of a smug, gorgeous Onslow boy.(

My rating: 3 out of 5 Stars  ??

My Review:

I was seriously torn between what to rate this book.. and I still can’t make up my mind about it. What was a real turn off about it was that Amy was so spoiled. And what I didn’t like even more is that she knew she was spoiled, and throughout the whole book, her motto seemed to be “Suck it up princess”. But the thing is, the situations when she says this aren’t even that bad. So throughout the book she still seemed as though she was 15 years old. When in reality she’s 19. And I found that she over thinks things a lot. Not being with Sean for one day and she’s worried she did something wrong.

But Sean!! Oh god, I was in love with Sean in the first book.. I wanted Tess to end up with all the guys, honestly.. Tess is just the most perfect girl ever. And I secretly wanted her and Adam to get together if it didn’t work out with Toby. Now THAT would be a very interesting book to read. Like, in an alternate reality where Adam and Tess got married… Oh yeah. I would, without doubt, rate that 5 stars.

Back to Sean, he seems like a good guy. He’s a real jokester but behind that he’s special. The little things that he does, like the Rubik’s cube (if you’ve read it you know what I’m talking about) makes my heart melt. Amy’s hero.. and it kills me to says this, but this is an honest review (damn the fine print), I think that Sean was made for Amy. Now I’m not saying that Amy deserves him! Because in more parts than one, I found Amy very annoying and hard to handle. The end…was amazing!!! And my thoughts about Amy changed somewhat, and I kind of sort of like her. Just a little bit. *awkwardly coughs* Well that sums this review up I guess! Have a good one my lovelies!         

             

Review: Deceived by Julie Anne Lindsey

19347911Goodreads Description:

When Elle’s father, a single parent and a big shot in corporate insurance, moves her to yet another boarding school for senior year, Elle is disgusted when nothing changes. Her night terrors don’t go away, and, soon, despite her father’s caring calls and visits, Elle starts to believe she’s losing her mind. She knows she’s being followed; a ribbon is tied around her doorknob, and there are those cigarette butts that keep turning up on the doormat, in violation of a strict smoking ban on campus. Then there’s Bryan, an intriguing boy Elle meets at a flea market and later finds out is a student at her school. Yet on campus, he pretends he doesn’t recognize her – until the day he divulges just how much danger she’s in. In her search for an answer to all the madness, Elle unravels the truth about her dad’s real identity, why someone has lied to her all her life, and the terrifying truth that she may be the only one who can save her from the one who’s following her now

My Rating: 3 out of 5 Stars

My Review: It took me longer than expected to actually get into the book. I believe that was because for a while it felt like I was reading off of a list of the main character, Elle’s, whereabouts. But 1/3 into the book I was interested enough to keep going. Half way through the book I was hooked. The relationship between Elle and Brian seemed too fast to me. And I didn’t really see the difference in how he acted at the beginning to how the high school students acted. Anyways, even though the relationship was rushed, I loved how he protected Elle. And the there are HUGE plot twists in this book.. I was impressed on how well the plot was laid out. I feel like the author could’ve done soooo much better with the main character’s relationship. But other than that it was a great book!

I received this book from netgalley in exchange for an honest review.

Review/Blog Tour: Intentional+Giveaway

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Title: Intentional

Author: MK Harkins

Release date: June 2013

Age Group: New Adult

Genre: Contemporary Romance

Tour organized by: AToMR Tours; http://atomrbookblogtours.com

Links to the book:

Amazon – http://www.amazon.com/Intentional-ebook/dp/B00DIESJNA/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1378846032&sr=8-1&keywords=Intentional

Book Description:

What would you do in the face of the ultimate betrayal? This is the question that faces Mattie, Sarah, and Jeremy as they negotiate the often precarious game of love. In MK Harkins’s riveting debut novel, Intentional, nothing is ever quite as it seems at first glance. This story of bitter ends and new beginnings is told through the perspectives of all three of the main players, providing readers with a unique insight into the motivations and schemes of all involved.

Mattie and Jeremy are deliriously happy, engaged to be married, and looking forward to a lifetime of love. It all crumbles away, however, when Mattie comes across evidence of a massive betrayal. Unable to remain in the town that reminds her with every aching step of the love she lost, Mattie flees to Washington in an attempt to start a new life. There she meets Cade, a tattooed engineer by day and lead singer in a rock band by night. Their mutual attraction enflames Mattie, even as her heart still aches for her former fiancé. Just when it appears that Mattie may have found another stab at happiness, her past comes rushing back in the form of Jeremy himself. As events unfold, it becomes clear to Mattie that the trauma from her past may not have been quite what it seemed. Will Mattie ever learn the truth behind what really happened? And if she does, could it mean a new beginning with Jeremy, or will it be too late?

My Rating: 3.5 out of 5 Stars

My Review:
Oh my gosh, the events in this book!! While I read, I had the upper hand because I didn’t know what was yet to come. When I sign up for blog tours (months before my posting date)I make sure that I read the synopsis then, so that later on when I get the book I’ve already forgotten what it was about. I do this because I think that synopsis’s tell more than what should be told. And it’s way more fun knowing that you’re interested in the book, not knowing what the book is about.
Anyways, the events are soooo unpredictable and have you hanging onto the edge of your seat. Yet, the love story is sadly easy to guess. While reading along, the story had my head spinning and my heart jumping. The author did an excellent job at fully developing the characters. Although, there was one I particularly didn’t really feel for. And I know I’m going to be frowned upon for saying this but I don’t think that the main character, Mattie, is well-developed. My reason for thinking this is because she just seems too good. It just seemed like she did nothing but good while everything bad was coming at her. I tried hard to feel for her but it felt like I was more feeling for the event. Even though I can relate to her, she seemed too perfect and just not human enough.
The mini-battle between Cade and Jeremy.. Personally, I didn’t like the outcome. I always love a love triangle, though! Mattie has two smokin’ hot guys drooling over her. Jeremy, the lawyer, And Cade, the nerd during the day and lead singer of a rock band at night. To  be honest, I really couldn’t get over Cade. I will now declare him my new book boyfriend!!  My heart melts for nerds. But he can also sing and play guitar, he is in a band. Not just any band. A rock band. And to top that off, he has tattoos!! Need I say more?
Jeremy is so sweet! His character was the most developed. I enjoyed reading about him. I just flat out enjoyed the book. And there is no doubt that I will definitely read the next book!

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About the Author

I have always been a voracious reader. After hitting
a dry spell of reading material, I decided to write the kind of book I would
like to read. This resulted in the creation of my debut novel, Intentional, with a sequel already in
the works.

When I’m not writing novels, I enjoy traveling the
world, rain, watching movies and cooking. I also run my own business in my
current hometown of Mercer Island, Washington.

Author’s Social Media Links:
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https://twitter.com/mk_harkins
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Blog Tour/Review: Mutilate My Heart (the best book ever!)

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Title: Mutilate My Heart (Mutilate #1)
Author: Emily Godwin
Date of Publication: July 9, 2013
Genre: contemporary YA romance with paranormal elements
Blurb:
Punk rock band Mutilated Arteries has been seventeen-year-old Becca’s world (aka obsession) for the last year. When the band schedules a concert in her hometown, she and her best friend Carli are the first ones in line to buy tickets. The night is everything she expects it to be and more, especially after making friends with the new super-cute bassist, Sketch.
Becca’s mom warns her not to fall for a rock star because rock stars are always on the road – or they die in a plane crash, like her mom’s favorite band did twenty-something years ago. But after the band’s tour bus breaks down and they’re stuck hanging out in Roizen Hills for a week, it’s hard for Becca not to fall for Sketch and his caricature drawings and toxic green eyes.
Becca knows Sketch is leaving as soon as the bus is fixed, and she can’t be his fan-turned-girlfriend anyway because of the lead singer’s “No Girlfriends” rule. Plus, there’s something strange about the guys that Becca can’t quite decipher… like how they won’t reveal their real names, their always-changing odd appearances, and the guitarist’s obsession with blood and zombies. Still, Becca wants nothing more than for Sketch to mutilate her heart…but it just might not be in a way she expects.

My Rating: 5 out of 5 Stars

My Review: This book was by far the most amazing book I’ve read since summer break! I remember when I was younger, I was signed up to this social teens site to meet new people. You could make quizzes and write little short stories for people to read. I spent hours reading the short stories on that website.. Anyways, this book totally brought back memories about those stories because it seemed just like the stories I used to read disregarding the fact that it was longer, more enticing, and bigger plot twists.

All of the elements in the book reminded me of the teenager I originally was; I loved metal, I would beg my parents to let me dye my hair all sorts of crazy colors, I went to Asking Alexandria and Black Veil Brides concerts, and still to this day I’m trying to ease my mom into letting me get the spider bite piercing before I turn 18.

The book contains an alarming amount of awesomeness, tons of hot rock/metal band members who have a weird love of zombies, and an unbelievably amazing climax! I wouldn’t die before reading this book and neither should you.

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About Emily Godwin
Emily Godwin is a Young Adult author. She enjoys writing, painting, and sewing her own line of non-evil voodoo dolls. She’s a Slytherin, trying to disguise herself as a Hufflepuff, and wishes she could read herself into books.

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