Cloudwish by Fiona Wood

28961827Publication: October 18th 2016 (first published 2015)

Publisher: Poppy

Series: The Six Impossiverse #3

Genres: YA, Contemporary, Romance, Cultural

Format: ARC Source: Publisher via NOVL

My Rating: direKRo4T

For Vân Uoc, fantasies fall into two categories: nourishing or pointless. Daydreaming about attending her own art opening? Nourishing. Daydreaming about Billy Gardiner, star of the rowing team who doesn’t even know she’s alive? Pointless.

So Vân Uoc tries to stick to her reality–keeping a low profile as a scholarship student at her prestigious Melbourne private school, managing her mother’s PTSD from a traumatic emigration from Vietnam, and admiring Billy from afar. Until she makes a wish that inexplicably–possibly magically–comes true. Billy actually notices her. In fact, he seems to genuinely like her. But as they try to fit each other into their very different lives, Vân Uoc can’t help but wonder why Billy has suddenly fallen for her. Is it the magic of first love, or is it magic from a well-timed wish that will eventually, inevitably, come to an end?

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Waiting On Wednesday #14 Hello, Goodbye, and Everything In Between

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Waiting On Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Breaking The Spine, that showcases upcoming releases we are eagerly anticipating.

It shouldn’t be a secret what I’m waiting on this week. Jennifer E. Smith has found a spot on my favorites list and I just have to read her next book. I still need to read the others, so now my to-buy list just got bigger.

23369370Publication September 1st 2015 by Poppy

Young-Adult, Contemporary, Romance

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On the night before they leave for college, Clare and Aidan only have one thing left to do: figure out whether they should stay together or break up. Over the course of twelve hours, they’ll retrace the steps of their relationship, trying to find something in their past that might help them decide what their future should be. The night will lead them to friends and family, familiar landmarks and unexpected places, hard truths and surprising revelations. But as the clock winds down and morning approaches, so does their inevitable goodbye. The question is, will it be goodbye for now or goodbye forever?

This new must-read novel from Jennifer E. Smith, author of The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight, explores the difficult choices that must be made when life and love lead in different directions.

I can’t wait to read this book, and had I known what an amazing writer Smith is, I’d have requested this book via Netgalley when it first appeared. Nevertheless, I went and found it, just to request it. I know my odds aren’t great now that it has been up a while but it doesn’t hurt to try. I am still buying it whether I read it before it’s release or not. I have a feeling that I’m going to love this! What book are you waiting on this week?

Those Girls by Lauren Saft

18249315Publication June 9th 2015 by Poppy

Upper Young-Adult, Contemporary

eARC provided by Netgalley

My rating 3 stars

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Some girls will always have your back, and some girls can’t help but stab you in it.

Junior year, the suburbs of Philadelphia. Alex, Mollie and Veronica are those girls: they’re the best of friends and the party girls of the school. But how well does everybody know them–and really, how well do they know one another? Alex is secretly in love with the boy next door and has joined a band–without telling anyone. Mollie suffers from a popular (and possibly sociopathic) boyfriend, as well as a serious mean streak. And Veronica just wants to be loved–literally, figuratively, physically….she’s not particular. Will this be the year that bonds them forever….or tears them apart for good?

Lauren Saft masterfully conveys what goes on in the mind of a teenage girl, and her debut novel is raw, honest, hilarious, and thought-provoking, with a healthy dose of heart.

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