Genre: New Adult

Review: Elite (Eagle Elite #1) – Rachel Van Dyken

Review: Elite (Eagle Elite #1) – Rachel Van Dyken

*I received a free ARC of Elite from Forever (Grand Central Publishing) via Netgalley in exchange of an honest review* Elite is one of those books that seemed to have all of the ingredients necessary to make sure I wouldn’t like it. It is actually the first time I’ve given one stars to a book since I started my blog, so I’ll try to be specific in my dislikes – because we all know that what I don’t like may very well be exactly what you’re looking for! At the beginning of Elite, Trace is moving from Wyoming to Chicago to start a new school, her grandma passed away not long ago, and Trace entered some kind of lottery to […]

Posted 23 August, 2013 by Linda @ (un)Conventional Bookworms in Reviews / 0 Comments
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Review: All Over You (Unforgettable You #1.5) – Beverley Kendall

Review: All Over You (Unforgettable You #1.5) – Beverley Kendall

*I received a free ARC of All Over You from Season Publishing LLC via Netgally in exchange of an honest review* All Over You is a novella in the Unforgettable You series. And since I’ve enjoyed quite a few new adult reads lately, I was excited to read this, especially because I love this author’s historical romance novels. As with Only For You, though, I was disappointed when reading. I had trouble connecting with Becca and Scott, and even if I already ‘knew’ Becca’s friends from before, I really didn’t feel like I knew enough about either of them to actually care. Becca is angry at Scott for how he handled something when they were dating, and this is the […]

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Review: Crossing the Line (Pushing the Limits #1.5) – Katie McGarry

Review: Crossing the Line (Pushing the Limits #1.5) – Katie McGarry

Crossing the Line is a short story about Lila – Echo’s best friend form Pushing the Limits and Lincoln, whose brother, Josh was killed at the same time as Echo’s brother Aeries in Afghanistan. Lila and Lincoln met during Aeries’ funeral two years ago, and they have been writing letters back and forth since then. Getting closer to each other, and sharing secrets they have told nobody else. They have big plans for the future, but Lila is so angry with Lincoln because of a lie – and now, she thinks that everything he ever told her in his letter might be a lie. Lincoln knows he’s screwed up, and he wants to fix it. In order to repair his […]

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Review: Losing Hope (Hopeless #2) – Colleen Hoover

Review: Losing Hope (Hopeless #2) – Colleen Hoover

*I received a free ARC of Losing Hope from Atria Books via Netgalley in exchange of an honest review* Holder has been losing hope ever since that fatal day when he watched his little neighbor walk towards a car and leave with a stranger. After a news cast dubbed him ‘the boy who lost Hope’ his family stopped watching the news all together. Colleen Hoover has another masterpiece with Losing Hope. All the while showing the readers Holder’s inner thoughts and sharing some of the same moments that we know from Hopeless, there are things happening both before and after the narrative of Hopeless, and there are things Holder did that Sky never knew about, so there was a lot […]

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Review: One Tiny Lie (Ten Tiny Breaths #2) – K. A. Tucker

Review: One Tiny Lie (Ten Tiny Breaths #2) – K. A. Tucker

*I received a free ARC of One Tiny Lie from Atria Books via Netgalley in exchange of an honest review* One Tiny Lie starts with Kayce and Oliva sitting on the deck, discussing mundane things, until Kaye asks Olivia if she’d be willing to talk to Dr. Stayner on the phone. Kayce is telling Olivia how worried she is about her – and Olivia can’t understand why anyone at all would be worried about her! She’s a straight A student, never drinks, doesn’t swear, stays clear of boys and helps little children. Her dream ever since she was nine years old is to go to Princeton, get into pre-med and become a pediatric oncologist. There is nothing at all wrong […]

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Review: Only For You (Unforgettable You #1) – Beverley Kendall

Review: Only For You (Unforgettable You #1) – Beverley Kendall

*I received a free ARC of Only For You from Season Publishing via Netgalley in exchange of an honest review* Only For You is a typical romance, with complications that don’t really have anything to do with the main characters. Olivia is a beautiful young woman, used to having boys chasing after her – all the boys apart from the one she wants. Zach has something against Olivia, but what, she has no idea, as they have never really spoken to each other. On the first day of college, Olivia is in French class, chatting with her best friend April when none other than Zach strolls into class. Avoidance really isn’t an option, as they both see each other at […]

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Review: Ten Tiny Breaths (Ten Tiny Breaths #1) – K. A. Tucker

Review: Ten Tiny Breaths (Ten Tiny Breaths #1) – K. A. Tucker

Yeah, even the readers need to think about breathing while reading Ten Tiny Breaths, that’s for sure. Between forgetting to breathe in places because I just wanted Kacey to be OK, and not being able to breathe because I was ugly-crying so hard it was impossible I figure the title is one of the more apt titles I’ve seen in a long time! Ten Tiny Breaths start with Kayce and Olivia fleeing their aunt and uncle’s house with only one suitcase each, after their uncle had come into Olivia’s room during the night, acting inappropriately. Kacye swore she would take care of her sister, making sure she could finish high-school and live her dream by going to Princeton just like […]

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Review: Dare You To (Pushing the Limits #2) – Katie McGarry

Review: Dare You To (Pushing the Limits #2) – Katie McGarry

*I received a free ARC of Dare You To from Harlequin Teen via Netgalley in exchange of an honest review* In Dare You To, the readers follow Beth, from Pushing the Limits, and Ryan who lives in Graveton. Beth’s uncle, Scott, gets custody of her after she is arrested – only to protect her mom –  and moves her to his huge mansion in the country. Beth wants nothing to do with Scott, nor his money and big mansion. He abandoned her when life got tough, and she can’t find it in herself to forgive him. Nothing has been easy in Beth’s life since that fatal night when she was eight years old and snitched on her father after he […]

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Review: Pushing the Limits (Pushing the Limits #1) – Katie McGarry

Review: Pushing the Limits (Pushing the Limits #1) – Katie McGarry

Pushing the Limits is the kind of book that makes me feel both lucky and happy I’m a reader! I was totally immersed in the story from the first sentence, and it only kept getting better and better! I fell in love with both Echo and Noah from the very start, and they never ceased to amaze me! These two broken teens, struggling with demons from their past, with trying to reclaim normal, had never talked to each other before they were forced to work together. They both needed something the other could give, but none of them were giving freely at first. Pushing the Limits really is a story about just that – pushing limits, giving the best of […]

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Review: This Girl (Slammed #3) – Colleen Hoover

Review: This Girl (Slammed #3) – Colleen Hoover

*I received a free ARC of This Girl form Atria via Netgalley in exchange of an honest review* This Girl is such a wonderful book I’m almost at a loss for words! The third book in the Slammed trilogy continues after the last events in Point of Retreat, but there are some flashbacks when Will tells Lake about his feelings during the tumultuous start of their relationship. It is so beautiful to see how Will was feeling, and what he was thinking, from the first time he saw Lake arrive across the street, to much later in the story. I have to admit I was a little scared to read this book – how in the world could it live […]

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