Sunday, June 21, 2015

Laugh Out Loud

3 out of 5

Favorite Quote: "Nightgown? You think I sleep in a nightgown? What century is this?"

Summary: Sonny Ardmore is an excellent liar. She lies about her dad being in prison. She lies about her mom kicking her out. And she lies about sneaking into her best friend's house every night because she has nowhere else to go. Amy Rush might be the only person Sonny shares everything with— secrets, clothes, even a nemesis named Ryder Cross. Ryder's the new kid at Hamilton High and everything Sonny and Amy can't stand—a prep-school snob. But Ryder has a weakness: Amy. So when Ryder emails Amy asking her out, the friends see it as a prank opportunity not to be missed. But without meaning to, Sonny ends up talking to Ryder all night online. And to her horror, she realizes that she might actually like him. Only there's one small catch: he thinks he's been talking to Amy. So Sonny comes up with an elaborate scheme to help Ryder realize that she's the girl he's really wanted all along. Can Sonny lie her way to the truth, or will all her lies end up costing her both Ryder and Amy?

Review: This book was fun, light, and easy to read, but it lacked that special something to really make it great. Don't get me wrong, I enjoyed it. I just wish that some of the characters' stories where more dimensional. (I mean, come on. Sonny had so much going for her...a father in jail, a crappy mom...) I love romance, but I would like a little more substance. (I get it. The dude is hot, but with everything else going on in her life you would think she would be worrying about him a little less...I really just wanted to shout: GIRL, YOUR HOMELESS! Get your priorities straight!) 
However, I did enjoy the Wesley and Bianca snippets. (The movies is COMPLETELY different from the book! If you haven't read it, you should! It was GREAT!) 

Friday, June 12, 2015

Beautiful Bloggers Award!

I have been nominated for the Beautiful Bloggers Award by Erica Gold, from Books, Stars, Writing. And Everything In Between!

1. Link to the blogger who nominated you.
2. List seven random facts about you.
3. Nominate seven creative, beautiful bloggers, and notify them.

Okay, before I begin I would just like to thank Erica Gold! I am a complete newbie to the book-reviewing world, but she has accepted me with open arms. I could not be more blessed. <3

Seven Random Facts About Me:
1. I have an unhealthy habit of chewing on bottle caps.
2. I adore the color blue.
3. I can trip over anything, even air...
4. I never let guys open doors for me. (I know, its suppose to be "gentlemanly", but it just drives me insane! I mean, I can open a door! I'm not that weak.)
5. I am obsessed with sour things--especially candy!
6. I can't sleep without a fan.
7. I love pajama pants, in fact, the first thing I do when I get home is put on my favorite pair--even during the summer.

My Nominees: (Being new to the community, I haven't really had the chance to meet many fellow reviews, so I went through book blogs of my groups on goodreads, and here are a few I found to be very interesting.)
1. Tasya from The Literary Huntress.
2. Scarlett from The Book Goddess.
3. Saloni from My Fantabulous Bookshelf.
4. Mia from Mia in Narnia.
5. Chloe from Stupid Words Again
6. May from Yoohee Reads.
7. Jessica from Confessions of a Book Addict.

You all have terrific blogs, and I can't wait to meet you!

Sunday, June 7, 2015


Three posts in one day....I know I am being a little bit crazy! But, I wanted to update you guys a little....especially since I have been a little (completely) inactive the last week. It isn't that I'm bored, or lazy. (Trust me, I love doing this!) I have just started two concurrent college classes this summer. (I know, I'm should know that already and love me anyways.) However, (I say however, a lot.) I promise to do a book review every week along with a few fun things. JUST DO NOT LEAVE ME! (You guys make my days better.)

P.S. I could definitely use some recommendations on what to read next. I am sure you guys have some good ideas, and do not worry....I am willing to try anything. (I hope I will not regret saying that...shoot.)

Flat-Out Love

Book Rating: 5 out of 5

Favorite Quote: (The struggle of finding a good quote that doesn't give away anything...ah!) "Flat Finn, this Julie. Julie, this is Flat Finn."

Summary: Something is seriously off in the Watkins home. And Julie Seagle, college freshman, small-town Ohio transplant, and the newest resident of this Boston house, is determined to get to the bottom of it. When Julie's off-campus housing falls through, her mother's old college roommate, Erin Watkins, invites her to move in. The parents, Erin and Roger, are welcoming, but emotionally distant and academically driven to eccentric extremes. The middle child, Matt, is an MIT tech geek with a sweet side... and the social skills of a spool of USB cable. The youngest, Celeste, is a frighteningly bright but freakishly fastidious 13-year-old who hauls around a life-sized cardboard cutout of her oldest brother almost everywhere she goes. And there's that oldest brother, Finn: funny, gorgeous, smart, sensitive, almost emotionally available. Geographically? Definitely unavailable. That's because Finn is traveling the world and surfacing only for random Facebook chats, e-mails, and status updates. Before long, through late-night exchanges of disembodied text, he begins to stir something tender and silly and maybe even a little bit sexy in Julie's suddenly lonesome soul. To Julie, the emotionally scrambled members of the Watkins family add up to something that ... well... doesn't quite add up. Not until she forces a buried secret to the surface, eliciting a dramatic confrontation that threatens to tear the fragile Watkins family apart, does she get her answer.

Review: I loved this book! Why? The suspense! The mystery! The characters! Julie, is a fun-loving girl who falls in love with a broken family and makes it her mission to pick up the pieces. (Seriously, it's so cute how much she cares.) Along the way, she confronts some of her own struggles that change not only her life, but the lives of these people she has come to know....polarplunge. She also grows quite close to a particular someone(s)....;) Finn, because of his adventure and charm. Matt, for his kindness and brain. The best part? I really had no idea what the big secret was...(the reveal at the end completely shocked me!) I mean I knew SOMETHING was up, but not that.