The Perfect Game (The Perfect Game #1) by J. Sterling
Review: Ok, it’s been awhile since I have read New Adult, but this book was a good start back in to it. The book overall was pretty good I only had a couple of problems with the main characters. Fist I did not like how Cassie acted in the beginning of the book and she seemed to flip flop with how she acted a lot in the book. But the point is she figured it out and got better. The next big problem for me was Jack towards the end of the book he does and keeps doing stupid stuff that makes you want to stab him in the face, repeatedly. The end was also just so, so. I felt like it could have been more, ya know? Although, I am looking forward to reading the second book in the future.
3 out of 5 stars.
New Adult. Romance. Sports.
Published by Amazon Publishing.
Summary: He’s a game she never intended to play.
And she’s the game changer he never knew he needed.
The Perfect Game tells the story of college juniors, Cassie Andrews & Jack Carter. When Cassie meets rising baseball hopeful Jack, she is determined to steer clear of him and his typical cocky attitude. But Jack has other things on his mind… like getting Cassie to give him the time of day.
They’re both damaged, filled with mistrust and guarded before they find one another (and themselves) in this emotional journey about love and forgiveness. Strap yourselves for a ride that will not only break your heart, but put it back together.
Sometimes life gets ugly before it gets beautiful…
Summary from Goodreads.com
This is a MATURE YOUNG ADULT/NEW ADULT novel
Suitable for ages 17+
Contains strong language, sexual situations and references.
If I stay based off the book if I stay by Gayle Forman
Review: WOW, I saw the movie this morning and I’m still crying over it. The movie was a very good representation of the book, even if some things were added to the movie or changed. It has been a long time ( since Divergent) that a movie has been this close to what the book actually says. Trust when you see this movie, because don’t fool yourself, you will see this movie. SOON. All of the actors chosen for the characters played almost too good, because five minutes into the movie you will forget that they are actors doing their job and not the actual people this is happening too. And can I just say the part in the movie when Mia’s grandfather is in the room with her is one of the hardest to read let alone watch! So was the part when Adam sang the song he wrote for her too. I am just a big ball of feels right now. The music in the movie is amazing, it goes in many different directions, it comes back to a nice slow melody that makes you cry even harder. So I guess this means I must have the soundtrack now. Although it has only been a matter of hours since I have seen this movie, and I am still so utterly moved by it, just as the book moved me, I can say that this is one of the most moving movies you might ever see.
4 1/2 stars.
read the book
cry for days
Summary: Mia Hall thought the hardest decision she would ever face would be whether to pursue her musical dreams at Juilliard or follow a different path to be with the love of her life, Adam. But what should have been a carefree family drive changes everything in an instant, and now her own life hangs in the balance. Caught between life and death for one revealing day, Mia has only one decision left, which will not only decide her future but her ultimate fate.
Rusty Nailed (Cocktail #2) by Alice Clayton
Review: One of the best follow up books I have read so far that is still able to live up to the first book. The book made me fall in love with Simon and Caroline all over again. Even though there was no sweater sniffing this time, there was still a lot of humor that makes you laugh till you cry your eyes out. There is also more of a conflict for the plot to continue and not be all happy, which is a good thing because it’s nice to Simon and Caroline fight. Also when Caroline fights as you know, she comes up with random things that make complete sense and that oh so funny. Clive also gets more of an adventure this time around, and ends up a little like Simon was at first. God, I love that cat! We also get to faces from the past book and how everyone is doing since then, and we get to read about how a slip nip is done the right way. There are lots more fights in the group which are mostly funny and then we get to see Caroline in action at work. Though I’m not totally looking forward to the next book because it will not be Simon and Caroline’s story, I have hope that it will be great too!
5 out of 5 stars.
New Adult. Mature content.
Published by Gallery Books .
Summary: Playing house was never so much fun—or so confusing. With her boss on her honeymoon, Caroline’s working crazy long hours to keep the interior design company running—especially since she’s also the lead designer for the renovation of a gorgeous old hotel on Sausalito. So with her hotshot photographer boyfriend gallivanting all over the world for his job, she and Simon are heavy-duty into “absence makes the heart grow fonder” mode. Neither has any complaints about the great reunion sex, though! Then Simon decides he’s tired of so much travelling, and he’s suddenly home more. A lot more. And wanting Caroline home more, too. Though their friends’ romantic lives provide plenty of welcome distraction, eventually Caroline and Simon have to sort their relationship out. Neither wants “out of sight, out of mind,” but can they create their own happy mid-ground cliché?
Mila 2.0 (MILA 2.0 #1) by Debra Driza
Review: The book has a good start and ending but the middle is kind of boring. The best thing in the book is the strong female character and her hopefully soon-to-be-boyfriend. The fight scenes were another part of the whole reason to keep reading the book. The cover art is another bonus because I mean look at that. Hopefully the second book has more of a plot and the characters get deeper in their depth.
2 out of 5 stars.
Published by Katherine Tegen Books.
: Mila 2.0 is the first book in an electrifying sci-fi thriller series about a teenage girl who discovers that she is an experiment in artificial intelligence.
Mila was never meant to learn the truth about her identity. She was a girl living with her mother in a small Minnesota town. She was supposed to forget her past—that she was built in a secret computer science lab and programmed to do things real people would never do.
Now she has no choice but to run—from the dangerous operatives who want her terminated because she knows too much and from a mysterious group that wants to capture her alive and unlock her advanced technology. However, what Mila’s becoming is beyond anyone’s imagination, including her own, and it just might save her life.
Clockwork princess (The Infernal Devices #3) by Cassandra Clare
Review: I finally finished this book. and I have to tell you guys, it was so amazing. It had some really great moments in it like Magnus Bane discovering GLITTER!! what could be better then that. There was also heartbreaking moments, when you feel like you have to stop reading the and take a break. which I know I had to do a lot, when reading. Then there is the ending, which makes you happy, angry, and sad all at the same time. Then you are left with that big gapping whole in your chest when your done reading the book and all you can do is cry and be like yeah, that happened.
4 out of 5 stars.
Published by Walker Books Ltd.
Summary: Tessa Gray should be happy—aren’t all brides happy? Yet as she prepares for her wedding, a net of shadows begins to tighten around the Shadowhunters of the London Institute. A new demon appears, one linked by blood and secrecy to Mortmain, the man who plans to use his army of pitiless automatons, the Infernal Devices, to destroy the Shadowhunters. Mortmain needs only one last item to complete his plan. He needs Tessa. And Jem and Will, the boys who lay equal claim to Tessa’s heart, will do anything to save her.
Born Wicked (The Cahill Witch Chronicles #1)
by Jessica Spotswood
Review: This is one of the best witch books I have ever read, and that’s saying something. I mean it, I swear. I has you go through Cate’s life with her, the kisses, the feelings of hopelessness, terror, feeling heartbroken, anger, and of utter happiness, and love!!!! By the end of the book, your all smiles, and happiness. BUT then at the end you are so angry you just have to yell and flip a couple of tables to get it out of your system and just wait a couple more weeks till the second one comes out to fix where it left you last time.
5 out of 5 stars.
Published by Putnam Juvenile.
Summary: Everybody knows Cate Cahill and her sisters are eccentric. Too pretty, too reclusive, and far too educated for their own good. But the truth is even worse: they’re witches. And if their secret is discovered by the priests of the Brotherhood, it would mean an asylum, a prison ship—or an early grave.
Before her mother died, Cate promised to protect her sisters. But with only six months left to choose between marriage and the Sisterhood, she might not be able to keep her word… especially after she finds her mother’s diary, uncovering a secret that could spell her family’s destruction. Desperate to find alternatives to their fate, Cate starts scouring banned books and questioning rebellious new friends, all while juggling tea parties, shocking marriage proposals, and a forbidden romance with the completely unsuitable Finn Belastra.
If what her mother wrote is true, the Cahill girls aren’t safe. Not from the Brotherhood, the Sisterhood—not even from each other.
Sweet Evil (The Sweet Trilogy #1) by Wendy Higgins
Review: I really loved the idea for this book and it seems that as every chapter went by the plot and characters got better. Though in the beginning everything seemed very childish. But as I said it all gets better and that’s when you start falling for the characters and are dying by the end of the book because I mean they can’t just leave it like that! I mean right!!!!!!
3 out of 5 stars.
Published by HarperTeen
Embrace the Forbidden
What if there were teens whose lives literally depended on being bad influences? This is the reality for sons and daughters of fallen angels.
Tenderhearted Southern girl Anna Whitt was born with the sixth sense to see and feel emotions of other people. She’s aware of a struggle within herself, an inexplicable pull toward danger, but Anna, the ultimate good girl, has always had the advantage of her angel side to balance the darkness within. It isn’t until she turns sixteen and meets the alluring Kaidan Rowe that she discovers her terrifying heritage and her willpower is put to the test. He’s the boy your daddy warned you about. If only someone had warned Anna.
Forced to face her destiny, will Anna embrace her halo or her horns?