The List by Siobhan Vivian

The List by Siobhan VivianThe List by Siobhan Vivian
Genre: Contemporary
Release Date: 1st April 2012
Publisher: Push
Source: Bought
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Rating: two-half-stars

An intense look at the rules of high school attraction - and the price that's paid for them.

It happens every year. A list is posted, and one girl from each grade is chosen as the prettiest, and another is chosen as the ugliest. Nobody knows who makes the list. It almost doesn't matter. The damage is done the minute it goes up.

This is the story of eight girls, freshman to senior, "pretty" and "ugly." And it's also the story of how we see ourselves, and how other people see us, and the tangled connection of the two.

The List has been on my TBR forever, and all of a sudden I was really in the mood to read it the other day. I wasn’t sure what it was about, other than there being a list at these girls’ school which lists the prettiest and ugliest girls from each year. And yeah, that’s pretty much the entire plot.

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Ashes to Ashes by Jenny Han and Siobhan Vivian

Ashes to Ashes by Jenny Han and Siobhan VivianAshes to Ashes by Jenny Han, Siobhan Vivian
Series: Burn For Burn #3
Genre: Paranormal
Release Date: September 16, 2014
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Source: Bought
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Rating: one-star

New Year's Eve ended with a bang and Mary, Kat and Lillia may not be prepared for what is to come. After Rennie's death, Kat and Lillia try to put the pieces together of what happened to her. They both blame themselves. If Lillia hadn't left with Reeve...If Kat had only stayed with Rennie...Things could have been different. Now they will never be the same. Only Mary knows the truth about that night. About what she is. She also knows the truth about Lillia and Reeve falling in love, about Reeve being happy when all he deserves is misery, just like the misery he caused her. Now their childish attempts at revenge are a thing of the past and Mary is out for blood. Will she leave anything in her wake or will all that remain be ashes?

so freaking pissedAfter a fantastic start book and an absolutely epic follow up, I was sure that Ashes to Ashes was going to go out with a bang and cement this series as one of my favourites. I waited (very impatiently) after the cliffhanger in Fire With Fire and I am so fucking mad that THIS is what I got. There will be spoilers in this review but I will hide them under a spoiler tag because everyone needs to know HOW FUCKING ANNOYED I AM. Continue reading

Fire with Fire by Jenny Han and Siobhan Vivian

Fire with Fire by Jenny Han and Siobhan VivianFire With Fire by Jenny Han, Siobhan Vivian
Series: Burn For Burn #2
Genre: Contemporary
Release Date: August 13, 2013
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Source: Bought
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Rating: four-half-stars

Lillia, Kat, and Mary had the perfect plan. Work together in secret to take down the people who wronged them. But things didn’t exactly go the way they’d hoped at the Homecoming Dance.

Not even close.

For now, it looks like they got away with it. All they have to do is move on and pick up the pieces, forget there ever was a pact. But it’s not easy, not when Reeve is still a total jerk and Rennie’s meaner than she ever was before.

And then there’s sweet little Mary…she knows there’s something seriously wrong with her. If she can’t control her anger, she’s sure that someone will get hurt even worse than Reeve was. Mary understands now that it’s not just that Reeve bullied her—it’s that he made her love him.

Eye for an eye, tooth for a tooth, burn for a burn. A broken heart for a broken heart. The girls are up to the task. They’ll make Reeve fall in love with Lillia and then they will crush him. It’s the only way he’ll learn.

It seems once a fire is lit, the only thing you can do is let it burn...

I couldn’t decide what to wear.
My Twitter followers are aware that this book gave me many feels, but in the interest of preserving what little dignity I have left, I shall try to make this review as serious and professional as possible… Okay, that was an outright lie. Who did you think you were talking to?

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