Books, Romance, YA Fiction

The Weekend Bucket List by Mia Kerick

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Cady LaBrie and Cooper Murphy are high school seniors and best friends who are the definition of what some would call “goody-two shoes.” They’ve always followed the rules and would prefer to stay in on a Friday night instead of looking for trouble. So, they decide to do all the things they’ve missed out on over the last four years and create a bucket list of things to complete in one weekend before they graduate. On top of it all, neither one has admitted that they have feelings for the other. Will it be the weekend of their lives or a complete disaster?

Thanks to Netgalley for a review copy of this book.

Romance, YA Fiction

Bookish Boyfriends: A Date With Darcy by Tiffany Schmidt

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Merrilee Campbell thinks boys are better in books. While she immerses herself in Pride and Prejudice and Romeo and Juliet, she transfers to Reignald R. Hero High, and all her fantasies come true. A great comparison between classic literature and real life, Bookish Boyfriends is a must read!

Thanks to Netgalley for a review copy of this book.

ARC Reviews, Romance, YA Fiction

Saving It by Monica Murphy

Grades 9-12 

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Eden Sumner and Josh Evans have been best friends since forever, so when Josh asks Eden to help him lose his virginity, Eden flips out. Josh wants her to sleep with him? She wants to help her friend, but is she willing to go that far? She’s never thought of Josh that way, and is taken aback by his request. However, she is relieved to find out that Josh doesn’t want to sleep with her, he wants he to help him find a girl to lose his virginity to. Phew! Now she’s on a mission to make that happen. She just has to keep her new found feelings for Josh at bay and everything will be okay. Right?

Thanks to Netgalley for a review copy of this book.

ARC Reviews, Memoirs, YA Fiction

Shaken: Discovering Your True Identity in the Midst of Life’s Storms by Tim Tebow

Grades 9-12

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Tim Tebow started out as a college football champion and went on to be drafted to play professionally for the Denver Broncos, New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles. Among all of this success, however, are trials and failures, neither of which define him. In this memoir for young people, Tebow proclaims his love for God and the faith that he has within himself to live through both the positives and negatives that life has to offer.

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

Romance, Series, YA Fiction

Finding Perfect by Kendra C. Highley

Grades 9-12

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Paige Westfield has just gotten a D on her calc test, and is desperate to raise her grade. It seems the only option is for her to contract Ben Franklin to be her tutor. And yes, he’s related to THE Ben Franklin. Paige knows Ben is trouble, but she’s willing to help him get his act together if he helps her. It’s the perfect arrangement – or is it? Read Finding Perfect to find out!