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December wrap-up


13 Books! Considering how busy the month was this was darn good! 🙂


- Sublime by Christina Lauren
(YA fantasy/paranormal/romance) 3.8/5 Great concept! Trouble boy falls for a girl that is not really a girl. Your usual heavy dosage of romance from Christina Lauren with the added bonus of it being a fantasy. Sadly the ending didn't work for me. Full review here

- Turtles all the way down by John Green

(Contemporary) 1/5 For my rant click here . Not going over it again. Sorry folks!

- Unbreakable, Undone and Unforgiven by Rebecca Shea
(New Adult) 4/5 5/5 3/5 I found a new NA author to obsess over. This was a really cute trilogy about three different couples. The first book, Unbreakable is on Jess and Gabe, who grew up together and have their relationship blossom through time, after one sad event their relationship takes a bad turn. I cried a river. Undone is with Landon, who we met in Unbreakable, and Regan. It is my favorite of the three. Landon has a rather broken soul and Regan doesn't give up without a fight. The last book, Unforgiven, was my least favorite, but it was still good. It was on Landon's sister Lindsey and his best friend Matt. Lindsey self destructs, family and friends help her put herself back together. It is suit, just not enough Matt time on the page. Full reviews: Unbreakable Undone

- Traitors Kiss by Erin Beaty
(YA romance/Spy novel) 4.5/5 Cleverly written story with great strong heroine. She is both intelligent and naive, reflecting her age. The romance is adorable and slow burning, starting of as friendship. The perfect spy romance novel for ya lovers. Review here

- Breaking Matt by Regan Ure
(New Adult) 3/5 This was a nice NA novel. But the main character, Sarah, really didn't work for me.  Spoiled girl who uses boys as she pleases. I love Matt, have since we first met him in Loving Bad and I loved him here too, but I wish there was more of him. Our heart of gold bodyguard deserves better than Sarah. Review Here

- Unforgiven by Lauren Kate
(YA fantasy/supernatural)5/5 The fallen series has a special place in my heart, it is the series that got me into reading ya fantasy at an adult age. Cam was my favorite when I read the series but I never got to read his book when it was published two years ago. I am glad I finally read it. It was everything I could have hoped for. Bad boy fallen angel falls in love with a mortal, Lucifer steals her soul...  Review here

- Wires and Nerve by Marissa Meyer
(YA graphic novel) 4.5/5 I love love Lunar Chronicles, so when I found out about this book on Iko I was excited. It was wonderful to get a little more of our beloved characters, it only felt short in the sense that it was...well... too short! The story did not develop enough.

The next four will be shorter as they were read during Christmas. But all have or will have full reviews in the blog in the coming week!

- Geekerella by Ashley Poston
(Contemporary) 4.75/5 This was utterly adorable. The perfect book for fangirls! Review

- Wicked Like a Wildfire by Lana Popovic
(YA fantasy) 2.5/5 Just about everything in the book was 'middle of the road'. Neither good or bad...  Review

- The Wrath and the Dawn by Renee Ahdieh
(YA fantasy) 5+/5 Review  AMAZING!

- The Rose and the Dagger by Renee Ahdieh
(YA fantasy) 3/5 Review Not as good as The Wrath and the Dawn but still enjoyable.

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  1. Awwww I really want to read geekerella😍 waiting for your The Wrath and the Dawn books reviews!!!

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  2. Review went up a few minutes ago! And yah... Geerekerella was adorable. I am so very glad I have read it

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  3. Onceupon_a_bookdream ❤

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