Review: Happy Messy Scary Love by Leah Konen

Title: Happy Messy Scary Love
Author: Leah Konen
Release Date: May 14, 2019
Publisher: Amulet Books
Pages: 272
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As everyone at her Brooklyn high school announces their summer adventures, Olivia harbors a dirty secret: Her plan is to binge-watch horror movies and chat with her online friend, Elm. Olivia and Elm have never shared personal details, apart from their ages and the fact that Elm’s aunt is a low-budget horror filmmaker. Then Elm pushes Olivia to share her identity and sends her a selfie of his own. Olivia is shocked by how cute he is! In a moment of panic, assuming she and Elm will never meet in real life, she sends a photo of her gorgeous friend Katie. But things are about to get even more complicated when Olivia’s parents send her to the Catskills, and she runs into the one person she never thought she would see. This sweet and funny summertime romance is perfect for fans of Love and Gelato and The Unexpected Everything.

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Review: The Boy Next Story by Tiffany Schmidt

Title: The Boy Next Story
Author: Tiffany Schmidt
Release Date: May 21, 2019
Publisher: Amulet Paperbacks
Pages: 448

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The second book in a series where your favorite literary characters come to life, inspired by the timeless classic, Little Women!

There’s no one better than the boy next door. At least not according to Aurora Campbell, fourteen, who has been in love with Tobias May since their very first sandbox kiss. The problem is, he’s in love with her older sister, Merrilee. And Merri is already dating one of his best friends.

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Author Interview and Giveaway: Erin Dionne

Welcome to the Secrets of a Fangirl blog tour! Today I’ll be sharing with you an interview with the author and in a few weeks I’ll have a review for you as well!

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Sarah Anne loves lacrosse, and the MK Nightshade series that everyone was obsessed over in grade school. The problem is that she’s still obsessed, which is way too nerdy for a popular kid like her. So she hides her geekiness with a set of rules meant to keep her geek and jock selves separate. 

Except when she’s offered a spot in a Nightshade fandom contest, where the winner gets to see the new movie premiere in LA. No one seems to think Sarah Anne can win, since she’s up against a pair of guys in high school–but the more she’s called a fake fan, the more determined she is to wipe the floor with her competition. As long as none of her friends or anyone at school knows what she’s doing.

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Review: Birthday by Meredith Russo

Title: Birthday
Author: Meredith Russo
Release Date: May 21, 2019
Publisher: Flatiron Books
Pages: 288
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Content Warnings: death of a parent, talk of cancer, underage drinking, abuse, homophobia, transphobia, suicide attempt

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Boyhood meets The Sun Is Also a Star in this unconventional love story about two teens bonded for life when they are born on the same day at the same time by award-winning author Meredith Russo!

Two kids, Morgan and Eric, are bonded for life after being born on the same day at the same time. We meet them once a year on their shared birthday as they grow and change: as Eric figures out who he is and how he fits into the world, and as Morgan makes the difficult choice to live as her true self. Over the years, they will drift apart, come together, fight, make up, and break up—and ultimately, realize how inextricably they are a part of each other.

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Sunday Stacks Week Six

I had a really great reading week last week with my readathon! I ended up reading eight books for a total of 2,813 pages and that’s way more than I was expecting to do. Here’s a look at the TBR I set for myself last week, whether or not I completed it, and what I’m hoping to read this week!

I was expecting great things from Birthday and Meredith Russo definitely did not disappoint. This was a surprisingly fast read but that did not take away from any of the emotion these pages contained. Russo is an author that I will read anything they write. Make sure you come back tomorrow to read my full review of this incredible novel.

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