806

I was lucky to get the chance to read 806 by Cynthia Weil thanks to Netgalley. Look for the book to come out March 13, 2018. I voluntarily read and reviewed an advanced readers copy of this book and all thoughts and opinions are my own.

806 begins with a girl named KT, no this isn’t her actual name but it’s the name she goes by through the book, who is sick of seeing her mother going after all these lame guys. Her mother believes KT needs a father in her life and tries her best to get one, but none of the guys are the right one and always leave her mother broken. Finally one night her mother tells her the name of her father and she goes to find him at his place of work. She goes to him and finds out he’s not her real father. She finally is told by her mom that she used a donor. KT looks for her birth father online and instead finds her very annoying siblings who are also looking for their father. Together they go across the country looking for their father in a beat up jeep.

I really enjoyed this book but for the version they gave me I didn’t like how they separated the chapters. I’m sure this won’t be a problem for the physical copies. The characters are cute and different from each other. I loved the ending it felt right. I’m not for sure on how realistic this book is but for the sake of fiction it’s interesting and keeps you reading.

I give this book 4 out of 5 stars. This book is very easy to read and doesn’t take long at all. Plus the cover is so adorable and I know any reader would love to have that work of art sitting on their shelf. This book is for lovers of Paper Towns and The Fault in Our Stars.

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Risen

I was lucky to get the chance to read Risen by Cole Gibsen thanks to #NetGalley. Look for the book to come out March 27, 2018. I voluntarily read and reviewed an advanced readers copy of this book and all thoughts and opinions are my own.

When I first looked at this book I was oh yay a book that is about vampires. If you haven’t read my previous reviews you should know I love Twilight. After finishing my favorite vampire series on wattpad by Shelby Painter, I have been looking for another vampire book I can sink my teeth into.

The beginning of the book is full of action from Charlie’s aunt being kidnapped by these “monster” to finding out that vampires actually exist and she may be one of them. Charlie becomes very close to Sebastian a vampire who was supposed to kill her but couldn’t after realizing she could be the key to unlocking his past.

Together they go to a different clan of vampires looking for help and answers. The king of that clan might just be Charlie’s father.

I love the relationship between Charlie and Sebastian, even though he’s one of them she see’s past that and believes he’s not part of the evil clan of Mentis, a clan that believes that they must rule over humans and their diet includes only blood from humans willing or not.

The violence in this book is expected when reading an action vampire novel but nothing too dramatic.

I love Charlie as a character she’s so strong and she always follows her heart even when it leads her to dangerous situations. She makes me want to be kidnapped by vampires but only if it’s Sebastian or Edward.

Another thing I love about this book is how each of the three clans have different appearances and abilities adding a fantasy element to it.

The only thing I didn’t like was the ending. I understand that this book may be part of a series but where the author ends the book it feels wrong. It wasn’t a good stopping point in my opinion. Never less this book is great and I can’t wait to see what happens in future books.

I finished this book in two hours so I give it five stars. This book is for anyone who loves vampires, magic, and fantasy.

Bookish Boyfriends

Hey guys, I’m back with another great book called, Bookish Boyfriends. Now the first thing I noticed was the cover. I mean come on it’s a masterpiece. The next thing I noticed was the title, Bookish Boyfriends. Who here hasn’t fallen in love with a fictional character? I mean in my head I’m married to Edward from Twilight. Who wouldn’t want to be in love with a vampire? But all readers must face the awful fact once they turn the last page that these guys are just fictional characters and we will never be with them. Heartbreaking I know.

In Bookish Boyfriends Merrilee finds herself in a new private school. Most would be terrified but not her. She’s hoping to meet her prince charming and get head over heels in love.

I love how the Author Tiffany Schmidt includes the classics of Romeo and Juliet and Pride and Prejudice. Something we notice is on the cover.

Merrilee is so eager to fall in love that she doesn’t notice that there’s so many things wrong with their relationship. But with the help of her English teacher she realizes he’s not the one for her. At first Merrilee believes that they are Romeo and Juliet in real life but she soon realizes that the story of Romeo and Juliet was a tragic one and not a happy ever after. Her teacher tells her that her story is no Romeo and Juliet but Pride and Prejudice.

I feel instantly in love with the main character. I could relate to her so much because I’ve always been a lover of books and anything bookish. My Instagram is full of bookish accounts. But I could also relate to wanting to find that special someone who makes me feel the same way as my favorite characters.

I give this book five stars.

I recommend this book to any lover of the classics and anyone who has ever fell in love with a character from a book.Favorite Quotes From the Book

(theses quotes are only from the advance readers copy so these quotes might not be in the final copy)

Make sure to pick up your copy in May 2018!

Olympian Challenger

I had the great pleasure of reading Astrid Arditi’s book Olympian Challenger. The book is scheduled to be published July 3, 2018 . The reason I decided to pick up this book was the cover. I absolutely loved the colors scheme. The different shades of blue automatically made me think of water and the sea. I didn’t bother to read the summary I was too excited by the cover that I just clicked request as fast as I could.

When I first started reading the book I had no clue that it was fantasy and let me tell you I was pleasantly surprised. I connected to the main character Hope on a personal level with a loved one in my family also having Alzheimers. With that personal connection I wanted to root for her to succeed in her tasks to save her mother.

The book starts with Hope getting an invitation to this mysterious “party” but she’s not the only one who received and invitation. It seems that every seventeen year old in New York has received an invite, but only a few can see the hidden message enclosed. She is awoken to find herself at Mount Olympus after risking her life for another. Hope realizes that there’s no way home unless she completes the challenges set forth by the gods themself. (I will say no more because I don’t want to spoil anything)

I loved the author Astrid’s take on the mythological tales we all know and love. She comes up with such creative ways to tie everything together and help readers enjoy the story while still learning a bit of mythology at the same time.

This book is a fantastic read for anyone who loves the Percy Jackson series and The Hunger Games. There’s adventure, bravery, and a bit of love. Join Hope as she fights for what she believes is right.

Can’t wait to see this book on shelves and for the sequel to come out.