ARC Reviews, YA Fiction

Everywhere You Want to Be by Christina June

Grades 9 – 12

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I couldn’t put this book down! Matilda (Tilly) Castillo has temporarily moved to New York for the summer to partake in a contemporary dance competition led by a famous dancer, with dreams of making a career out of dancing. The problem is that Tilly’s mom is expecting her to attend Georgetown in the fall. Full of drama between her new nemesis and dance teammate Sabrina and love she never expected to find, Everywhere You Want to Be is a true winner! Thanks to Netgalley.com for a review copy of this book.

Adult Fiction, ARC Reviews

Carnegie Hill by Jonathan Vatner

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Pepper has no career and no kids, and she decides to look to her neighbors who have been married for years while deciding whether or not to stay with her boyfriend Rick. Doing so, however, leads her to understand that not everyone has the perfect marriage as she first thought. This is a lovely coming of age story for all to enjoy. Thanks to Netgalley.com for a review copy of this book.

Adult Fiction, ARC Reviews, Romance

The Unhoneymooners by Christina Lauren

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Olive’s twin sister Ami got married and won an all-inclusive honeymoon to Hawaii for her and her new husband. However, when almost every wedding guest gets food poisoning at the wedding, Ami insists that Olive take the trip in her place, which sounds great, except she has to go with her sworn enemy, Ethan, who is the best man and the only other wedding guest who didn’t get sick. The two agree to go on the trip and avoid each other at all costs, but this is easier said than done. Will it be worth it in the end or a total disaster of a trip?

Thanks to Netgalley.com for a review copy of this book.

Adult Fiction, ARC Reviews

I Owe You One by Sophie Kinsella

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When Fixie Farr’s father passes away, she steps up to the plate and runs the housewares shop. Then one day, as she’s sitting in a coffee shop, a handsome stranger asks her to watch his laptop. She not only does that, but saves it from certain disaster as well. Then he leaves his business card and the letters IOU on a coffee sleeve. She intends to write it off, but then her childhood crush, Ryan, comes back on the scene, and is in need of a job. She knows just the person to help – the stranger from the coffee shop. The story continues as the two of them swap IOUs left and right. Will they ever be even?

Thanks to Netgalley for a review copy of this book.

Adventure, Animals, ARC Reviews, Middle Grade Fiction

Snazzy Cat Capers by Deanna Kent & Neil Hooson

Grades 3 – 5

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Ophelia von Hairball V is a world famous cat burglar who loves stealing jewels and cracking safes. Then the FFBI (Furry Feline Burglary Institute) offers her a job — to steal the giant Himalayan diamond and win the ultimate prize! The catch is, though, that Ophelia has to work with a partner — something she’s not comfortable with, because she prefers to work alone. Can she find her groove with Oscar Fishgerald Gold or will the heist be a complete disaster?

Thanks to School Library Journal for a review copy of this book.

 

Adventure, ARC Reviews, Fantasy, Middle Grade Fiction

The Train to Impossible Places by P.G. Bell

Grades 4 – 6

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The first book in a new middle grade trilogy,¬†The Train to Impossible Places¬†is full of action sure to please readers of all ages. The Impossible Postal Express is a magical train run by trolls that makes deliveries everywhere from the bottom of the ocean to outer space. When the train barrels through Suzy’s living room, she sneaks on board and finds herself in the middle of a grand adventure that she never thought possible.

Thanks to School Library Journal for a review copy of this book.