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The Fall Bucket List Book Tag

Happy Fall everyone!! We found this book tag a while ago and made sure to schedule it the first week of fall. It’s our favorite time of year and we couldn’t wait to participate. While we tagged seven bloggers below, feel free to participate if we didn’t tag you, especially if you love this season as much as we do.

The Rules

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Life’s a Beach Book Tag

We found the Life’s a Beach Book Tag a few weeks ago and thought it would fun to participate during the last full month of summer. Grab your beach bag, pack your favorite book and enjoy the August sunshine. This tag was created by Lefty, the Left-Handed Book Lover and we found it on Read and Review It.

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Let’s Talk About Cheating in YA Books

It takes two people to cheat. That seems pretty obvious, yet it seems that the girl always takes the blame. Whether the girl actually takes part in the cheating or is “blamed” for “forcing” her boyfriend to cheat, she tends to take the brunt of the criticism. 

We went through our shelves to find how many books that we’ve read that included cheating as a trope in love triangles and analyzed how the author portrayed the characters. 

Do you have any more examples of cheating in YA? Let us know your thoughts in the comments!

1. 99 Days of Katie Cotugno

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99 Days is one of the most controversial books in the YA contemporary genre. Everyone on Goodreads seems to have a strong opinion on this book. It’s not a great book per se, but we like a lot of aspects about it.

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Reviews, Then and Now

Then and Now: The Ivy by Lauren Kunze

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The first of a four book series, The Ivy focuses on Callie Andrews’s first semester at Harvard. Lauren Kunze, with her friend Rina Onur, started this series while students at Harvard. They refuse to admit how much of the plot actually happened. 😉

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