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Mini reviews #13

The Square Root of Summer by Harriet Reuter Hapgood Publisher/Year: May 5th 2016 Macmillan Children's Source/Format: e-arc | NetGalley (Thanks NetGalley/Macmillan!) Rating: 4/5 I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. This in no way affects my opinion. I was not expecting to enjoy this book as much as I did! This book sucked me in straight away, thanks to the beautiful writing and the amazing Gottie. Right from the start I was rooting for her, hating Jason, loving Thomas. I also loved the family element - the household and the bookshop and her relationship with her dad and grandad just sounded wonderful. Such a cute, whimsical book. Read Me Like a Book by Liz Kessler Publisher/Year: May 14th 2015 Orion Source/Format: e-arc | NetGalley (Thanks NetGalley/Orion!) Rating: 4/5 I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. This in no way affects my opinion. I am always looking to discover a

Another Day by David Levithan: Book review

Publisher/Year: July 30th 2015 Electric Monkey Genre: YA Fantasy Series: Every Day #2 Pages: 400 Source/Format: Paperback | Won in competition (Thanks Electric Monkey!) Rating: 4/5 *This review may contain spoilers!* Synopsis Every day is the same for Rhiannon. She has accepted her life, convinced herself that she deserves her distant, temperamental boyfriend, Justin, even established guidelines by which to live: Don’t be too needy. Avoid upsetting him. Never get your hopes up. Until the morning everything changes. Justin seems to see her, to want to be with her for the first time, and they share a perfect day—a perfect day Justin doesn’t remember the next morning. Confused, depressed, and desperate for another day as great as that one, Rhiannon starts questioning everything. Then, one day, a stranger tells her that the Justin she spent that day with, the one who made her feel like a real person . . . wasn’t Justin at all. My review I felt apprehensiv

Mini reviews #12

I am so sorry for the unannounced hiatus! It was obviously not planned, but I wasn't sure if I could keep up with the blog and my school work this year, it being my final GCSE year. However, I realised that I miss blogging a lot. So, even though I may not post as regularly as I used to, I will try and stay on top of my reviews - here are some mini ones! Reawakened by Colleen Houck Publisher/Year: August 13th 2015 Hodder Source/Format: Paperback | bookbridgr (Thanks bookbridgr/Hodder!) Rating:  3 stars out of 5 I really wanted to love this book. It seemed right up my street and I had heard of Houck's other series, so I went into this with some expectations. The story itself was interesting, but the romance annoyed me - I understand that obviously Amon isn't going to act like every other YA male main character, but I felt like he didn't have enough substance. The same could be said for Lilliana too. Also, I hated what Houck tried to do with the whole &qu