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Review: Never Ever Getting Back Together by Sophie Gonzales

Maya Bailey never wanted to see her ex-boyfriend Jordy Miller ever again. But Jordy is now famous because his older sister married a prince. Too bad the world thinks he’s the perfect guy.

Skye Kaplan wonders what would have happened with Jordy if he hadn’t moved away. They had an amazing connection and she hasn’t met anyone like him since. She would be ecstatic to see him again.

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Review: Seven Percent of Ro Devereux by Ellen O’Clover

Remember the game Mansion Apartment Shack House (MASH)? It’s a fun kids game that tells you your future. For her senior project, Ro Devereux decided to create an app version of the popular children’s game that can predict your future with 93% accuracy.

With the help of her family friend Vera, a behavioral scientist, Ro was able to ask participants the right questions, while handling the coding side.

Ro never planned on her app becoming big. She just wanted to create it to prove to her dad that she doesn’t need college because she’s ready to start her career out of high school. But when Ro’s influencer cousin promotes online, MASH starts getting hundreds of thousands of downloads.

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Review: Borrow My Heart by Kasie West

*We received this book in exchange for an honest review.*

Wren loves to stick to her rules. She always has a plan and rarely ever deviates from it. But one afternoon when she is sitting in a coffee shop, she overhears a guy getting destroyed by his best friend for getting catfished.

So what does she do? She decides to be impulsive once in her life and pretends to be Gemma, the fake girl online, so this guy doesn’t become a laughing stock. But she didn’t expect to like Asher, especially since he’s the exact opposite of her.

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Review: So, This is Love by Tracy Andreen

So, This is Love is the sequel to So, This is Christmas, our book club pick from November 2022.

So, This is Love picks up about three weeks after the events of So, This is Christmas. Finley Brown is back for her next semester at Barrington Academy in Connecticut. After an amazing holiday season, Finley can’t wait to reconnect with Arthur Chakrabarti Watercress, her classmate who she spent time with in her hometown of Christmas, Oklahoma during the holidays.

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Review: Hot Dutch Daydream by Kristy Boyce

*We received this book in exchange for an honest review.*

When we saw Hot Dutch Daydream on NetGalley, we knew we had to request it. It’s the companion book to Hot British Boyfriend, which we really enjoyed. In Hot British Boyfriend, Sage Cunningham was the studious and responsible one in her friend group. Now, she’s ready the be the main character as she spends her summer in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

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Emma Lord’s YA Books Ranked

Emma Lord has become a household name when it comes to YA contemporary books ever since her debut novel released in 2020. Since then, she’s released a book every January. We’ve been lucky to receive ARCs of all of her books, which are always fun and adorable.

So just in time for Valentine’s Day, we thought we’d share our ranking of Lord’s books with all of you, since her books always feature cute romance.

This post is all about Emma Lord’s best books and will be updated every year. We can’t wait what she has in store for us in 2024.

1. Begin Again

We love reading YA books set in college and Begin Again did not disappoint.

Andie Rose is ecstatic to transfer to Blue Ridge State. But when Andie arrives at college, nothing goes as planned for her. Her boyfriend Connor transferred to her former community college and the course work is much harder than she anticipated.

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Review: Lightkeepers by Kennedy Plumb

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In this modern day retelling of Rapunzel, Zella grew up in a cult and Ryder is in foster care.

Zella is 17 years old and ready for her life to begin. She loves her mom and has never questioned the reasons why her mom has kept her isolated in the past, but she’s starting to become restless. Being a “Child of the Lighthouse” provides her safety in a scary world, or at least that’s what her mother says.

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The 14 Best Young Adult Books to Read for Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine’s Day everyone! If you’re looking for some romantic reads to get ready for the holiday, then you found the right post. We’re here to share with you some of our favorite ya romances guaranteed to make you swoon.

This post is all about finding the best young adult books to read for Valentine’s Day. For more Valentine’s Day content, check out our previous posts: 14 Couples to Swoon Over for Valentine’s Day, Valentine’s Day Book Tag and 14 YA Romances to Read Before Valentine’s Day.

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The Winter Wonderland Book Tag

We’ve seen many winter-themed book tags over the years and we thought it would be fun to create our own. When the weather outside is frightful, at least our books are delightful.

Check out our prompts and let us know if you’ve read any of the books on our list. Feel free to participate in The Winter Wonderland Book Tag, even if we didn’t tag you below.

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Review: Zodiac Academy 8: Sorrow and Starlight by Caroline Peckham and Susanne Valenti

Finally, seven months after reading Zodiac Academy 7: Heartless Sky, we’ve finished Zodiac Academy 8: Sorrow and Starlight. The book starts right where the previous left us off, at the end of a huge battle between Lionel Acrux’s loyalists and the resistance.

Everything has changed for the Vega twins. With Darcy Vega cursed by Lavinia, Darcy has no choice but to leave the resistance, since she’s a danger to everyone she loves. Tory Vega is trying to recover from the worst day of her life, while also trying to rebuild her troops.

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