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A Match Made in High School by Kristin Walker

A Match Made in High School by Kristin WalkerA Match Made in High School by Kristin Walker
Genre: Contemporary
Release Date: 4th February 2010
Publisher: Razorbill
Source: Bought
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Rating: two-stars

When the principal announces that every senior must participate in a mandatory year-long Marriage Education program, Fiona Sheehan believes that her life can't get any worse. Then she marries her "husband": jerky jock Todd, whose cheerleader girlfriend, Amanda, has had it in for Fiona since day one of second grade. Even worse? Amanda is paired with Fiona's long-term crush, Gabe. At least Fiona is doing better than her best friend, Marcie, who is paired up with the very quiet, very mysterious Johnny Mercer.

Pranks, fights, misunderstandings, and reconciliations ensue in an almost Shakespearean comedy of errors about mistaken first impressions, convoluted coupling, and hidden crushes

A Match Made in High School is a book that has been on my TBR for the longest time. I went through a slight phase of buying all the cute contemporary books that I could, because they’re perfect for summer and binge-reading. I’ve been in a contemporary mood this month (the weather is starting to pick up so that’s the probable cause) and so I went for AMMIHS first of all.

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Here Without You by Tammara Webber

Here Without You by Tammara WebberHere Without You by Tammara Webber
Series: Between the Lines #4
Genre: Contemporary
Release Date: August 29, 2013
Publisher: Razorbill
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Rating: five-stars
Reid Alexander, Hollywood’s hottest young actor, is completely distracted. And this time it isn’t his latest co-star or a major new film role that’s demanding his attention but something far more life-changing...
My girlfriend hasn’t told her parents about me.
After reading Good For You, the third book in this contemporary series, I was dying to get my hands on Here Without You so I could learn more about Reid. The summary on the back of the book is frustratingly vague, so I had no idea what to expect from this one. I certainly didn’t expect it to affect me as much as it did, and I wasn’t expecting to cry non-stop from page 20 onwards.

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Good For You by Tammara Webber

Good For You by Tammara WebberGood For You by Tammara Webber
Series: Between the Lines #3
Genre: Contemporary
Release Date: June 6, 2013
Publisher: Razorbill
Source: Bought
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Rating: three-stars

The third part of the Between the Lines story by the bestselling author of Easy sees hot teen screen idol Reid in deep trouble. When Dori, the community service supervisor who is determined to set him a good example, comes on the scene romance is the furthest thing from her mind. Or his. But there's something irresistible about Reid that not even good girl Dori can ignore . . .

My thoughts upon becoming fully conscious: first, shit, I’m in the hospital again, and second, how bad is the damage to my one-week-old Porsche?

Good For You is a book that I had both been dying to read, and very hesitant about. You see, I have a tendency to grow attached to characters, and I knew that Emma (the main protagonist from the first two books in this series) wasn’t going to be the MC in this book. Instead, the focus is on Reid and his love interest, Dori. Continue reading

Frostbite: The Graphic Novel by Richelle Mead, Emma Vieceli and Leigh Dragoon

Frostbite: The Graphic Novel by Richelle Mead, Emma Vieceli and Leigh DragoonFrostbite: The Graphic Novel by Emma Vieceli, Leigh Dragoon, Richelle Mead
Series: Vampire Academy Graphic Novels #2
Genre: Paranormal
Release Date: May 24, 2012
Publisher: Razorbill
Source: Bought
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Rating: four-stars

WHEN LOVE AND JEALOUSY COLLIDE ON THE SLOPES. WINTER BREAK TURNS DEADLY.

A Strigoi attack puts St. Vladimir's on high alert, and the Academy whisks its students away on a mandatory Holiday ski trip. But the glittering winter landscape and posh Idaho resort only provide the illusion of safety. When three students run away to strike back at the Strigoi, Rose must join forces with Christian to rescue them. Only this time, Rose - and her heart - are in more danger than she could have imagined.

I have put off buying this graphic novel for the longest time because when I read the first one I had to wait a year to get my hands on this. So of course it was only natural to wait an extra year in the hopes that the wait for Shadow Kiss wouldn’t be too painful. I don’t even know when the Shadow Kiss graphic novel is coming out, but I got this while Bout of Books was on and just thought I could do with a quick, fun read. Continue reading

Where You Are by Tammara Webber

Where You Are by Tammara WebberWhere You Are by Tammara Webber
Series: Between the Lines #2
Genre: Contemporary
Release Date: March 14, 2013
Publisher: Razorbill
Source: Publisher
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Rating: four-stars

Emma, Reid and Graham's story continues in this sequel to Between the Lines, by bestselling author of Easy, Tammara Webber. Emma has pursued her dream - she's trying to live a normal life and attend university. But when a twist of fate means she encounters Graham again in New York, life promises to be anything but ordinary . . .

This book caused me so much distress. I read it for the 24 Hour Read-a-Thon, and so I was basically reading non-stop until I finished. That meant that I powered through all of the drama, relationship stuff, and sad bits in just a few hours, and it left me mentally exhausted. There was so much going on in this book! Continue reading