Book Review: The Boys of Summer (Book # 1 The Summer Series)

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Author: C.J Duggan
Genre: New Adult Contemporary Romance

Synopsis:

It seemed only natural to nickname them the ‘Onslow Boys’. Every time they swaggered in the front door of the Onslow Hotel after a hard week’s work, their laughter was loud and genuine as they settled onto their bar stools. I peeked through the restaurant partition, a flimsy divider between my world and theirs. I couldn’t help but smile whenever I saw them, saw him … Toby Morrison. Continue reading

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Book Review: The Ugly Stepsister Strikes Back

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Author: Sariah Wilson
Genre: Contemporary Young Adult Romance

Synopsis:

Everyone knows how all those fairy tales go. The princess gets beautiful, nabs her prince, falls instantly in love, lives happily ever after and leaves her evil stepsisters in the dust.

But what happens when you’re the ugly stepsister and your obnoxiously perfect—read pretty, smart, and, worst of all, sickeningly nice—stepsister is dating the charming, tall, devastatingly handsome guy you’ve had a thing for since you were nine years old?

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Book Recommendation: Bras, Boys and Blunders

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Author: Vidya Samson
Genre: YA Fiction/Humor
Where to buy: Amazon

Book Description:

What’s a girl gotta do to get her first bra, her first kiss, her first love?

If you thought the Middle East was all about fatwas and burkhas, think again. Join the fun as Veena, a naive teen from India, bungles her way through adolescence on the island of Bahrain. Laugh out loud as she deals with the intricacies of stubborn bras, crazy parents, racist classmates, first love, and the No-No Club, an abstinence club that degenerates into the Yes-Yes Club.

If you’ve ever struggled with body image issues, ever wanted to be different from what you are, ever wanted a hot guy or girl you couldn’t have, or if you just want a good laugh, this novel is for you, whether you’re nine, ninety, or anywhere in between.

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Book Recommendations: Light Chick Lit Reads

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I love reading! Well, no shit. I’m a writer. I think.

But seriously, is there any writer out there who doesn’t love to read? At all? I’d sure love to meet one.

Because everyone knows that with writing comes reading. It is through reading that, we, writers draw inspiration to write. It’s how we improve our craft. Right?

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