Monthly Archives: April 2014

REVIEW: Frenemy of the People by Nora Olsen

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Title: Frenemy of the People

Author: Nora Olsen

Pages: 264

Summary: Clarissa and Lexie couldn’t be more different. Clarissa is a chirpy, optimistic do-gooder and a top rider on the school’s equestrian team. Lexie is an angry, punk rock activist and the only out lesbian at their school.

When Clarissa declares she’s bi and starts a Gay-Straight Alliance, she unwittingly presses all of Lexie’s buttons, so Lexie makes it her job to cut Clarissa down to size. But Lexie goes too far and finds herself an unwitting participant in Clarissa’s latest crusade. Both are surprised to find their mutual loathing turning to love.

A change in her family’s fortunes begins to unravel Clarissa’s seemingly perfect life, and the girls’ fledgling love is put to the test. Clarissa and Lexie each have what the other needs to save their relationship and the people they love from forces that could tear them all apart.

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REVIEW: Losing It (or alternatively titled by me: BRITISH Accent, Love!!!!!111!!!!) by Cora Carmack

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Title: Losing It

Author: Cora Carmack

Pages: 204

Summary: Sick of being the only virgin among her friends, Bliss Edwards decides the best way to deal with the problem is to lose it as quickly and simply as possible – a one-night stand. But her plan turns out to be anything but simple when she freaks out and leaves a gorgeous guy alone and naked in her bed with an excuse that no one with half-a-brain would ever believe. And as if that weren’t embarrassing enough, when she arrives for her first class of her last college semester, she recognizes her new theatre professor. She’d left him naked in her bed about 8 hours earlier.

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REVIEW: Fragile Line by Brooklyn Skye

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Title: Fragile Line

Author: Brooklyn Skye

Pages: 259

Summary: It can happen in a flash. One minute she’s kissing her boyfriend, the next she’s lost in the woods. Sixteen-year-old Ellie Cox is losing time. It started out small…forgetting a drive home or a conversation with a friend. But her blackouts are getting worse, more difficult to disguise as forgetfulness. When Ellie goes missing for three days, waking up in the apartment of a mysterious guy—a guy who is definitely not her boyfriend, her life starts to spiral out of control.

Perched on the edge of insanity, with horrific memories of her childhood leaking in, Ellie struggles to put together the pieces of what she’s lost—starting with the name haunting her, Gwen. Heartbreakingly beautiful, this poignant story follows one girl’s harrowing journey to finding out who she really is.

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My Camp NaNoWriMo novel on Wattpad

So, I had started writing a novel for Camp NaNoWriMo and figured it was a good idea to post it online to get some constructive criticism and all that comes with it. So, if any of you wants to read it and help me out, it’d appreciate it a lot! Thank you!

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REVIEW: Throwaway Girl by Kristine Scarrow

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Title: Throwaway Girl

Author: Kristine Scarrow

Pages: 224

Summary: Andy Burton knows a thing or two about survival. Since she was removed from her mother’s home and placed in foster care when she was nine, she’s had to deal with abuse, hunger, and homelessness. But now that she’s eighteen, she’s about to leave Haywood House, the group home for girls where she’s lived for the past four years, and the closest thing to a real home she’s ever known.Will Andy be able to carve out a better life for herself and find the happiness she is searching for?

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