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Jaime Reviews ~ Kiss Cam by Kiara London

Kiss Cam By Kiara London Published on October 18, 2016
Published by: Swoon Reads
Source: Publisher
In Kiss Cam, teen author Kiara London asks, what's a little harmless kissing between friends?

Juniper, Jasper, and Lenny have been friends forever and co-own a vlog channel called WereVloggingHere. Their fans are huge "shippers" who believe that Juniper and Jasper are perfect for each other, and, despite warnings from friends and family, a simple Truth-or-Dare inspired kiss soon spirals out of control into a whole new world of making out and surprise kisses.

Juniper and Jasper's relationship begins to shift. But as fan requests for different "Kiss Cam" segments keep pouring in, Juniper puts her worries aside and convinces herself that it doesn't mean anything. After all, it's just kissing… right? Goodreads | Amazon | Barnes and Noble
Kiss Cam...
Too cute! When I finished the last page, that was my first thought. I was worried that the story might be a little t…

Jaime Reviews ~ I'm Not Your Manic Pixie Dream Girl by Gretchen McNeil

I'm Not Your Manic Pixie Dream Girl By Gretchen McNeil Published on October 18, 2016
Published by: Balzer + Bray
Source: Edelweiss
From acclaimed author Gretchen McNeil comes her first realistic contemporary romance—perfect for fans of Kody Keplinger’s The Duff and Morgan Matson’s Since You've Been Gone.

Beatrice Maria Estrella Giovannini has life all figured out. She's starting senior year at the top of her class, she’s a shoo-in for a scholarship to M.I.T., and she’s got a new boyfriend she’s crazy about. The only problem: All through high school Bea and her best friends Spencer and Gabe have been the targets of horrific bullying.

So Bea uses her math skills to come up with The Formula, a 100% mathematically guaranteed path to social happiness in high school. Now Gabe is on his way to becoming Student Body President, and Spencer is finally getting his art noticed. But when her boyfriend Jesse dumps her for Toile, the quirky new girl at school, Bea realizes it's time to use …

Jaime Reviews ~ Rise of Fire (Reign of Shadows #2) by Sophie Jordan

Rise of Fire (Reign of Shadows #2) By Sophie Jordan Published on February 7, 2017
Published by: HarperTeen
Source: Around the World ARC Tours
The richly suspenseful sequel to Sophie Jordan’s romantic fantasy Reign of Shadows.

Luna and Fowler have escaped the kingdom of Relhok, but they haven’t escaped the darkness. When a battle against the dark dwellers mortally injures Fowler, Luna is faced with a choice: put their fate in the hands of mysterious strangers or risk losing Fowler forever.

Desperate to keep the one bright part of her life alive, Luna accepts the help of soldiers from a nearby kingdom. Lagonia’s castle offers reprieve from the dangerous outside world—until the king discovers both Fowler's and Luna’s true ties to Relhok and their influence over the throne.

Now pawns in each kingdom’s political game, Luna and Fowler are more determined than ever to escape and build the life they’ve been dreaming of. But their own pasts have a tight hold on their hearts and their destinies. Lu…

Jaime Reviews ~ The Female of the Species by Mindy McGinnis

The Female of the Species By Mindy McGinnis Published on September 20, 2016
Published by: Katherine Tegen Books
Source: Edelweiss
Alex Craft knows how to kill someone. And she doesn’t feel bad about it. When her older sister, Anna, was murdered three years ago and the killer walked free, Alex uncaged the language she knows best. The language of violence.

While her crime goes unpunished, Alex knows she can’t be trusted among other people, even in her small hometown. She relegates herself to the shadows, a girl who goes unseen in plain sight, unremarkable in the high school hallways.

But Jack Fisher sees her. He’s the guy all other guys want to be: the star athlete gunning for valedictorian with the prom queen on his arm. Guilt over the role he played the night Anna’s body was discovered hasn’t let him forget Alex over the years, and now her green eyes amid a constellation of freckles have his attention. He doesn’t want to only see Alex Craft; he wants to know her.

So does Peekay, the preacher’…

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The Boyfriend Whisperer by Linda Budzinski ~ Release Day Celebration and Giveaway...

Hello Readers! Welcome to the Release Day Celebration for The Boyfriend Whisperer by Linda Budzinski presented by Swoon Romance! Don’t miss out on this new release,and be sure to enter the giveaway found at the end of the post!
Happy Book Birthday, Linda!

As President and CEO of Boyfriend Whisperer Enterprises, Lexi Malloy is Grand View High School’s undercover Cupid. One problem: She’s stuck in the friend zone when it comes to her own crush, Chris Broder. She and Chris have been best friends since the third grade, and he doesn’t even seem to realize she’s is a member of the opposite sex. When pretty and popular cheerleader Lindsay LaRouche hires Lexi to whisper Chris, she has to decide whether to place her commitment to her company—and Chris’s happiness—before herself.
The Boyfriend Whisperer by Linda Budzinski Publication Date: November 15, 2016 Publisher: Swoon Romance Available for Purchase:Amazon

Linda Acorn Budzinski decided in the second grade that she wanted to be a “Paperback Wri…

Home by Eleni McKnight ~ Cover Reveal and Giveaway...

Welcome to the Cover Reveal for Home by Eleni McKnight! YA Dystopian fans, this one's for you! Be sure to enter the giveaway found at the end of the post!

Knowledge is a dangerous commodity in the Home commune, the last beacon of civilization against the fallen outside world. As Suzannah Commons begins to secretly read forbidden books, she jeopardizes her future for the forbidden love of the boy who supplies her new, dangerous habit, Silas Maars, and his family. Will her new-found knowledge be her destruction? Suzannah is in training with the rest of the unmarried teenage girls in the Handmaiden House and Home’s laundry to become a bride when she accidentally comes upon a naked boy in one of the family quarters, Silas Maars. To see a naked man before marriage is an unforgivable sin in Home and a challenge to her precious status as a virgin, her only aspect of worth. This compromise to her purity would earn her an automatic exile in the Hard Labor Camp, a death sentence until the comm…

Secrets of a Reluctant Princess by Casey Griffin ~ Entangled Teen Cover Reveal and Giveaway...

Welcome to the Cover Reveal for Secrets of a Reluctant Princess by Casey Griffin presented by Entangled Teen! Be on the lookout for this upcoming title,and be sure to enter the giveaway at the end of the post! Life-Action Role Playing gamers, this one's for you! Author, Casey Griffin's thoughts on the cover: Talk about punch! The colors immediately grab my eye and the font is so fun and unruly. I feel like the combination of those two things makes the cover of Secrets of a Reluctant Princess striking. With the simple yet powerful design, I think it will scream out from the bookshelf "pick me!" Or maybe that's just because I love pink. And glitter? What's not to love? I'm so happy with the results.

At Beverly Hills High, you have to be ruthless to survive… Adrianna Bottom always wanted to be liked. But this wasn’t exactly what she had in mind. Now, she’s in the spotlight…and out of her geeky comfort zone. She’ll do whatever it takes to turn the rumor mill in her…