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Blog Tour Review: The Cat King of Havana

Review: Last Year's Mistake

Gina Ciocca - Last Year's Mistake Published : June 9, 2015 by Simon Pulse Genres : Contemporary, Young Adult Pages : 256 Find on : Amazon , Book Depository , Goodreads Rating : 1/5 Before: Kelsey and David became best friends the summer before freshman year and were inseparable ever after. Until the night a misunderstanding turned Kelsey into the school joke and everything around her crumbled - including her friendship with David. So when Kelsey’s parents decided to move away, she couldn’t wait to start over and leave the past behind. Except, David wasn't ready to let her go... After: Now it’s senior year and Kelsey has a new group of friends, genuine popularity, and a hot boyfriend. Her life is perfect. That is, until David’s family relocates to the same town and he shakes up everything. Soon old feelings bubble to the surface and threaten to destroy Kelsey’s second chance at happiness. The more time she spends with David, the more she realizes she never let him go.

Review: A Week of Mondays

Jessica Brody - A Week of Mondays Published : August 2, 2016 by Farrar, Strauss and Giroux (BYR) Genres : Contemporary, Magical Realism, Realistic Fiction, Young Adult Pages : 464 Find on : Amazon , Book Depository , Goodreads Rating : 4/5 When I made the wish, I just wanted a do-over. Another chance to make things right. I never, in a million years, thought it might actually come true...      Sixteen-year-old Ellison Sparks is having a serious case of the Mondays. She gets a ticket for running a red light, she manages to take the world’s worst school picture, she bombs softball try-outs and her class election speech (note to self: never trust a cheerleader when she swears there are no nuts in her bake-sale banana bread), and to top it all off, Tristan, her gorgeous rocker boyfriend suddenly dumps her. For no good reason! As far as Mondays go, it doesn’t get much worse than this. And Ellie is positive that if she could just do it all over again, she would get it right. S

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Review: Wax (+ All The Punniest, Waxiest Things I Loved About It!)

Gina Damico - Wax Expected publication : August 2nd 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Genres : Horror, Humor, Fantasy, Young Adult Pages : 368 Find on : Amazon , Book Depository , Goodreads Rating : 3.5/5 Paraffin, Vermont, is known the world over as home to the Grosholtz Candle Factory. But behind the sunny retail space bursting with overwhelming scents and homemade fudge, seventeen-year-old Poppy Palladino discovers something dark and unsettling: a back room filled with dozens of startlingly life-like wax sculptures, crafted by one very strange old lady. Poppy hightails it home, only to be shocked when one of the figures—a teenage boy who doesn’t seem to know what he is—jumps naked and screaming out of the trunk of her car. She tries to return him to the candle factory, but before she can, a fire destroys the mysterious workshop—and the old woman is nowhere to be seen. With the help of the wax boy, who answers to the name Dud, Poppy resolves to find out who was behind the