A troubled youth with cerebral palsy struggles toward self-acceptance with the help of a drug-addicted young woman. New Jersey teens Jake and Amanda are turning into zombies and, having devoured half of their senior class, they are on the run, pursued by teen psychic Cass, a member of a government unit charged with killing zombies and keeping their existence secret. Forced to attend public school after being expelled from her elite private school, Astrid earns the enmity of her new peers as a result of her biting wit and competitive worldview until fellow misfits teach her a lesson in humility.
Does anyone really look at what teen movies are teaching us? This hilarious read gives us synopses from 50 classic teen movies and brings to light all the brilliant well, maybe not advice offered up in each one. Young immigrant Ray Liu is struggling to adjust to North American life. When his father discovers Ray has been cruising gay websites, the teen is kicked out of the family home. He heads to downtown Toronto, where the harsh reality of street life hits him.
When Lance begins to date Sergio, who is bisexual, he is not sure that it will work out, and when his best friend Allie, who has a boyfriend, meets Sergio's lesbian friend, she has unexpected feelings which she struggles to understand. Bella doesn't know if Dominic was gay or not, but she knows what happened to him. And she knows the adults who could have helped didn't. Now Dominic's dead, and somebody should do something, right? It's never been Bella's thing to stand up for a cause, but for some reason, this fight has become her fight.
In the rural mountains of West Virginia, seventeen-year-old Michael Faris tries to protect his fragile younger brother from the horrors of the zombie apocalypse. Kleio Academy where they are encouraged to surpass the legacies of their originals. The comic book universe is adventurous, mystifying, and filled with heroes, villains, and cosplaying Comic-Con attendees. This book by one of Wired magazine's art directors traverses the graphic world through a collection of pie charts, bar graphs, timelines, scatter plots, and more.
Skip to main content. Summer Read Teen Book List. Summer Stride Sponsors. Clear all filters. Midwinterblood by Marcus Sedgwick. Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell. Also available as an E-book. The Nazi Hunters by Neal Bascomb. Charm and Strange by Stephanie Kuehn. Sex and Violence by Carrie Mesrobian. Belle Epoque by Elizabeth Ross. In the Shadows of Blackbirds by Cat Winters. Boxers by Gene Luen Yang. Saints by Gene Luen Yang. Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black. Seraphina by Rachel Hartman.
Scowler by Daniel Kraus. First Part Last by Angela Johnson. Adaptation by Malinda Lo. Soul Surfer by Bethany Hamilton. Burn Journals by Brent Runyon. Pinned by Sharon Flake. Serena and James both carry with them a past, a past that has shaped who they have become today. Serena is afraid to step outside her comfort zone, and James is afraid to fall in love. They have sex, break up, get back together, have makeup sex, and break up again.
This cycle repeats itself, further shattering their already broken hearts. Serena discovers that distance really is the best defense, despite her torn emotions, and primal urges to seek James out. But what kind of life is she living? James makes the emptiness more bearable, and the memories sweeter for Serena. Trust me, you will NOT predict his moves. His personality is anything but readable! Your impression of the book. For instance, how did it make you feel?
How was the pacing? Who were your favorite characters? Who did you identify with? What was the central idea? What was your favorite scene, be careful not to spoil anything. If you had any favorite quotes, include them! Unfortunately, this story tended to drag at times, mostly because of the personalities and antics of James and Serena. I think that if this story had been less lengthy, it would have been a better read. Lost, the novella, adequately built the characters up and their worlds surrounding them.
It was appropriate for Serena to have been drinking tequila when she met James, because that man could drive a saint to drink! I also included my favorite quotes, as well as images I found online related to the book throughout my book review. You can check those out here. Who would you recommend this book to? An image of the Author and their biography.
Last but not least, spread the word! Start a book blogging site, connect with other book bloggers, and spread your reviews all over Twitter, Amazon, and Facebook! Creating a brand name and a professional looking website was the best part for me. Make it YOU, and you will have fun too! Maddy C arson is a mass of contradictions. However, a budding relationship with Craig, one of the executives at her company, may even propel her into the big leagues. Could Wolf County, her beloved hometown in the mountains, be saved from a financial crisis by creating a reality show featuring the eccentrics in the small ski village?
Meanwhile, Maddy still has a full-time job to manage, her family to deal with, and a gorgeous new actor, Adam Devin, determined to wear down her resistance. Eventually Maddy must learn to break all her self-imposed rules and simply follow her heart. Scared Scriptless offers an engagingly relatable heroine, laugh-out-loud humor, and a fascinating behind-the-scenes look at how television is made.
She has a bad habit of measuring anyone she dates against her college boyfriend and first love, but so far, as far as office romances go, her relationship with Craig is pretty low risk. Hollywood is a far cry from her hometown in Wolf County, and Maddy wonders about the road not taken. But could she ever give up her career and go home again? Adam is refreshingly real, and very persistent in his pursuit of Maddy, but should she give him a chance? Or will she become another notch in a celebrity bed post? If you are interested in all the behind the scenes drama that goes behind television shows, well this book has PLENTY of it!
She is a heroine that is absolutely relatable. In the end, she learns that life is better without a script. I am giving this novel 4 stars. Purchase Scared Scriptless. Her tongue and hands are doing most of the saving…. In all seriousness, this is an adult book that deals with a variety of intense and mature topics. But there is more to book blogging than the above topics. To keep your blog from becoming stale, I have compiled a list of 20 book related topics to feature on your book blog!
So if you have hit a blogging slump, or you wan t more creative material for your book blog, I am here to help! Behold, my 20 book blogging ideas! I really enjoy interviewing the Authors I write book reviews for. Yes, you read that right. You can interview a character from a book by either making up the answers yourself, to the best of your knowledge as to how the Author portrayed them, or interview the Author directly and ask them! There are so many book memes to participate in that you could write a topic every day if you wanted to! These are just a few out of the MANY book memes that you can use for your own blog.
This is where you can really let your imagination soar! You can write about how you just painted your nails the colors of a favorite book jacket of yours, or how you just created a set of earrings to match a pair of earrings that the heroine, in the latest romance novel you are reading, is wearing.
As a bookworm, what do you wish others would gift you, besides books? You can get really creative with this post. As a blogger, you could showcase some of your favorite items! And if you are an Amazon Affiliate, maybe make some cha ching for yourself too! Book bloggers have TBR piles that are miles high. Take your subscribers on a tour of your bookshelf, or if you are lucky, home library!
Snap those shelfies and let the envy begin! Write a monthly or weekly feature about the ins and outs of book blogging. You know, the great books we receive, the wonderful authors who have become our friends, and why book blogging is in fact, so great! All this behind the scenes stuff in our world is sometimes more entertaining than the books we read! Speaking of the negatives of book blogging, I would love to see some reviewers call some Authors out on their bad behavior.
Having to tell said Author over and over again how wonderful they are and being their constant pat on the back sometimes makes you question yourself, is this Author worthy of this praise? Why are they so darn insecure?! Learning that an Author just bought a bazillion copies of their own book to get on a bestselling list. Us bloggers have heard and seen it all! Let us have some laughs! If you are a book blogger, and you also are on Pinterest, chances are you have a board dedicated to books. Show that off and invite people to follow your book board!
My Pinterest Book Board is here! Follow me and I will be happy to follow you back! For instance, if you run a paranormal book blog, you can showcase promising looking ghostly reads for your subscribers to enjoy! Consider your audience, and go from there! Did a line from a book you read this week just stop you in your tracks and make you put down the book for a minute to ponder the wonderment of the words before you? Help your fellow book bloggers out by recommending your subscribers to follow them too! Maybe they will do the same for you!
In a perfect world, yes. Create your own reading challenge and share it with your subscribers. If you have an interactive audience, or you would like one , invite your followers to participate too! Hey, at the very least you are sharing a list of books you want to read, and at the most you might receive some books from some nice peeps! Everyone loves a good bookish giveaway! I use Rafflecopter , because it is free and easy to use!
Some bloggers use the standard Goodreads rating system of stars, but maybe yours is different. Explain what your ratings mean to your subscribers and to the Authors you write reviews for. Consider sharing your first experiences reading, and your favorite books as a child. How has reading shaped YOUR life? Do you have a fantastic book blog meme in your head that you think other bloggers might enjoy too?
Then get it out there! Spread the word! This would create a lot of increased traffic to your blog when other bloggers using your meme have to link back to you! Oooh imagine the possibilities! Do you have any great tips for fellow book bloggers as to how to increase traffic, stats, and interaction? Well then by all means, share those tips!!!
I hope my above 20 ideas for book bloggers has helped stir your imagination for future posts for your blog. Talante, for 10, years has governed his clan like a father in the endless war with their hated enemy over the fate of humankind. Author Brandon Hill. I sketch perhaps even more prolifically than I write, and have drawings of just about every character my warped imagination has come up with. I hope to continue sharing these ideas, characters, and stories with others for years to come.
But when Koa, a Civilian-born insurgency, bombs an Alchemist summit, the truce is shattered. About This Author:. And best not repeated. But what about tomorrow? But he can also make me miserable like no one else. Lost , the novella, adequately built the characters up and their worlds surrounding them. I fell in love with books when I was nine years old, and my love affair with stories continues even now, many years later. Whatever might help him forget his past and numb the pain, James has tried it all: booze, car races, fights, and then some.
Especially women. College offers plenty of opportunities for everything. Serena spirals deeper and deeper into a hurricane of pain. Lost , by Layla Hagen is the prequel novella to Lost in Us. Short and sweet, it details the lives of James and Serena, and the circumstances that brought them together.
Having read Lost , I look forward to reading the rest of the series! When his father cuts him off financially, James has two choices… Sink or swim! Work becomes his new addiction, and he does well financially, allowing him to sponsor a local math challenge for underprivileged teens. At the convention, he spots a beautiful woman giving a speech, who makes him rethink his ideas about relationships.
Despite crippling anxiety , and panic attacks, Serena wins the math challenge and earns herself a scholarship to Stanford University! Lost , by Layla Hagen is about two lost souls with troubled pasts who come together, and hopefully find themselves in the process. And his attitude towards women sucks! Having panic attacks and a raging anxiety disorder myself, I could totally sympathize with Serena.
I loved the scene with the blue nail polish. About the Author:. And I drink coffee. Check out The Lost Series. Yes or no? What will she do? His hand, still in my hair, turns to my cheek. Smells good. He takes my hand and leads me to a window seat. A built-in bench, pressed up against a wall of glass.
He wraps his hands around my waist and lifts me up. Sits me down up there. My eyes scan the patchy, dirt-strewn yard outside. The way the rain smashes off the ground and into something else. The sky is white. Stark white. My mind screams as he steps away. He reaches onto some shelves along the wall and grabs an armful of navy blue blankets. He sits them on the bench beside me. Smooths one out.
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Lifts me up and sits me on it. Then he tucks another one behind me. Another one unfolded by his big hands, tucked around me. I sit there because my brain is broken and my heart feels puffed up like a balloon. He climbs up behind me and gently nudges me forward. He leans his torso up against mine, spreads his legs around my butt and thighs.
Strong hands begin to knead my shoulders. Want more? Purchase the series on Amazon! Summer is winding down and Fall is nearly upon us. People still wear bronzer? No kidding… Well, I most certainly do not. I mean, have you seen me? I have the skin tone of a china doll, and I prefer to keep it that way. Besides, bronzer streaks and looks more orangey than tan.
No thanks…. What are you sipping on? Favorite summer drink. At first, I thought Cape Cod. But on second thought, my true favorite summer drink is a nice, strong margarita! I drink my weight in cape cods around Christmas time. Margaritas, on the other hand, are strictly a summer drink!
Forever devoted to you, dearest Strawberry Chapstick. And I will always dislike you for the way you made me feel that day. You are a total loser. Especially with a bit of a summer tan! Yes, my family and I go to Forest Park Zoo every summer with my nephew. Really, I think I have more fun than he does! In addition to that, I frequent local shows, and concerts a bit more in the summer than I do during the rest of the year. Summer is more care free! My signature scent, Flirtatious, by Kohls. A white floral fragrance with hints of citrus and vanilla.
It is simply divine! Leave your hot dogs on the grill for a few minutes longer. Any summer vacation plans this year? No plans? Tell us about your dream summer trip! Nope, just day-trips to and fro locally, and that is A-OK with me! I actually do try to read books based on the season. Puts me in the mood to read! Here are a few good summer books:.
And, it could just take a miracle to keep her. Heartbreaker is t he stirring new adult novel by Ariana Miller that tells the story of two souls who are immediately drawn to each other. Just as suddenly, however, they are threatened with losing one another forever. For Nate, it is a house filled with happy memories of his loving grandparents, as well as a haven from his distant and social-climbing parents. But when Nate returns to the lake as the new owner, he meets a young woman named Amber McKenzie. With a physical disability and no living parents, Amber possesses an inner strength that captivates Nate.
As family ties are tested, and love is tried, Heartbreaker will fire your imagination as it seizes your heart. What readers are saying on Goodreads :. It was a quick, easy and enjoyable read! At age 26, Nate Kendrick inherits the summer-home of his late grandfather in Alabama. And then he meets next door neighbor Amber, who unexpectedly dazzles him…. Amber spends her summers with the Sinclairs, taking care of their young daughter, Emily, despite her disability , and giving her music lessons.
Having heard about Nate many, many times from his late grandfather, Amber wonders if he really is as wonderful as his grandfather painted him. Invited over for dinner with the family, Amber gets a chance to know him better. Nate offers to take Amber and Emily for fishing lessons, in exchange for music lessons, to get to know her better. He truly believes that Amber is a reflection of him.
But was he REALLY falling in love with her, or was it just the wonderful memories of the house playing tricks on his head and on his heart? Unable to compete, Amber has second thoughts of their relationship. Then tragedy strikes, throwing the pair into a whirlwind that will ultimately either bring them closer together, or drive them further apart…. One thing is for sure, Nate is not willing to step away from his only chance at true love. I really enjoyed Heartbreaker , a sweet romance turned drama, by Ariana Miller.
I enjoyed the characters. They were authentic and believable. Also, the secondary characters were just as important to the story. For instance, the Sinclairs never faded into the background. Their personalities came to life just as much as the main characters. I was able to get to know each character individually. The POV is from both Nate and Amber, allowing the reader to experience what both characters are feeling. I liked that about this book. I often feel that books with only one POV are very, well… one sided!
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Brunstetter, two of my favorite Authors who are well known for creating compelling characters and weaving amazing stories around them! Ariana Miller did just this with Heartbreaker. I was extremely impressed! Is this book worth the price? You betcha! My one and only complaint about the book is that the editor seemed to be out to lunch at times… There were several glaring typos that were a bit distracting which was disappointing considering the content and amazing writing of the Author.
Overall, I was very impressed with Heartbreaker. I would recommend it to anyone who enjoys contemporary romance with dramatic twists! Purchase Heartbreaker, by Ariana Miller. Miller has been writing, in one form or another, for most of her life. As a teen, she penned poetry in her free time; as an internal auditor, she honed her abilities even more by writing reports.
For most of her life, a crucial piece of the puzzle had been missing—inspiration. But, in July , she finally found it. After a life-changing encounter with a very unique person, Miller broke through the wall to release her debut novel, Timeless Love, the first of four standalone books in her forthcoming Love Series. I must add, Ariana Miller looks like she could be on the cover of a romance novel, right?!?!?! Books by Ariana Miller. Sally Friday is a mess. Not only is she tortured by self-doubt, but she is also clumsy and has no fashion sense.
However, these qualities are exactly what her boss is counting on when she sends her to spy on reclusive millionaire playboy, Roman Daniels. Reliably disaster-prone, Sally makes a memorable first impression, and Roman wonders if he will survive her employment. Unlike every other woman, she is unswayed by his masculine good looks, and he keeps catching intriguing glimpses of her feminine potential.
Her hidden assets as well as her refreshing innocence have Roman hooked. That is, until his growing feelings and fear of commitment get in the way and he decides to back off. Speaking of comedy, there were soooo many laugh out loud moments! Sally, the walking disaster, had me in hysterics! She has three grown children, one suicidal cat—it really does have nine lives—and five Alaskan Malamutes. One of her hobbies is showing and working them. Since childhood, she has devoured every romance and fantasy she can get her hands on and enjoys acting out her own fantasies in print.
Her body of work includes erotic romance, psychological thrillers and supernatural fantasies. Books By Ellen March. Lauren Blakely is well known for writing sexy, heartfelt and humorous contemporary romance as well as deeply emotional new adult stories — one commonality in all her books is the scorching hot sexy times. And these new books are absolutely no different! Lauren worked with her regular cover designer, Sarah Hansen at Okay Creations , for these covers and I am so delighted to share them with you!
Hell, this man could be the model for one of the toys his company, Joy Delivered, peddles. His touch helps her forget that other man. At the end of one month of exquisite pleasure, they walk away, having helped each other move on from their haunted pasts. But soon, all those nights threaten to turn into days as the lines between lust and matters of the heart start to blur. Can two people so terribly afraid of love truly fall head over heels? About Lauren Blakely:.
Lauren lives in California with her husband, children, and dogs. She also writes for young adults under the name Daisy Whitney. Each week they will post a new Top Ten list that one of the bloggers there at The Broke and the Bookish will answer. Everyone is welcome to join! Like all genres, there certainly are a few doozies! Cursing her grisly imagination why, oh, why did she have to pick the ax? The man who swoops in to sav e her in dark alleys is mysterious new love interest Anatoly Darinsky.
Of course, if this were fiction, Anatoly would be her prime suspect. The Lovely Bones , by Alice Sebold. The Lovely Bones is the story of a family devastated by a gruesome murder — a murder recounted by the teenage victim. Upsetting, you say? Imagine your husband wrote you a letter, to be opened after his death. Imagine, too, that the letter contains his deepest, darkest secret — something so terrible it would destroy not just the life you built together, but the lives of others too. Imagine, then, that you stumble across that letter while your husband is still very much alive.
Her life is as orderly and spotless as her home. Patrick Sanchez delivers a hilarious, moving, and all-too-true snapshot of a generation of women stretched between extremes, frazzled by time and tides, and determined to make everything work without losing themselves in the process.
I found Once Upon a Nervous Breakdown at my local library and loved the cover so much that I had to check it out! Such a great resource! USE IT! You will either love Jen or hate her… I, of course, love her! Charlie All Night , by Jennifer Crusie. Also a romance, Charlie all Night is a hilarious novel by Jennifer Crusie! Guaranteed to make you giggle, all night!
Sprinkle with Murder , by Jenn McKinlay. Also a cozy mystery, Sprinkle With Murder i s an absolute treat! Another great library find! But their first big client is a nightmare. When Mel stumbles upon the bride-to-be dead-by-cupcake, she becomes the prime suspect. To save themselves and their business, the ladies need to find the real murderer, before the cupcake killer ices someone else. Bake Sale Murder , by Leslie Meier.
From the moment that she receives the small package, her life changes. She becomes engulfed in a series of life-threatening events that lead her to realize the incredible properties of the pendant. Slowly she learns that the diamond contains an alien intelligence able to communicate directly with the human brain.
An unprecedented confrontation occurs between mercenaries hired by the Mafia and American security services. As rumors continue to grow, the American authorities are forced to release stunning revelations about the life and mission of the alien genius to the peoples and nations of the world. The news throws the scientific world into turmoil. Economic and political ideologies are brought into question and religious beliefs are shaken.
But the Mafia wants to have the last say: confrontation is inevitable. This science fiction novel addresses questions relevant to a growing number of readers. Recent discoveries in astrophysics suggest that there is a large number of exoplanets likely to contain liquid water and a breathable atmosphere able to contribute to the emergence of life.
If aliens exist, are they scientifically and technologically ahead of Earth by thousands, millions or even billions of years?
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Her mother hides in the garden, brooding about her missing husband. Her sister, the Inheritor of Metal, is scared of her own shadow, and her brother spends his days fighting and gambling. A lot of them. As Sara wavers between happiness and homesickness, a conspiracy emerges against the Raven clan, implicating them in a plot to dethrone the Gold Queen. Spending Saturday morning in a treehouse with a stun gun for company and a herd of deer for friends is the only exciting thing in her life…until she shoots a fawn and finds her dart stuck in a guy. Her gorgeo us victim is dressed in a Brioni tux and armed with a hanky.
He has no idea who or where he is. Afraid her dart caused his amnesia, Milo takes him in, names him Nick, and vows to help him solve his mystery. When the Department of Defense shows up, Nick and Milo run—toward a shocking conclusion that could destroy both their worlds.
Despite his memory loss, he has a strange feeling that he knows Milo, from another time and maybe another place…. Their attraction for each other grows, as they try to make sense of the mystery. Boy, was I relieved! It was Milo and Nick, hand in hand, against the world! Because really, they did NOT need anymore complications for the crazy situation that they found themselves in!
Ella James created a unique tale with this young adult romance! And that cliffhanger! Grrr, Ella James how dare you! I have no other choice! I am giving Here , by Ella James 5 stars for her unique story line, fantastic world building, and absolutely lovable characters! Purchase Here. A girl can have just one night of fun, right? After years in a spirit-breaking former marriage, Evie needed to get her groove back.
Cutting loose in the big city with no strings attached—no matter how cute her one night stand guy might be. Liam knows showing up on her doorstep might throw Evie for a loop. Or a third, and a fourth! But it might turn out to be just what they need. Life has a funny way of throwing curveballs, though. Just when things are finally going right for Evie, two little lines on a pregnancy test change everything.
New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Zoe York is a busy working mom of two young boys, wife to a very understanding soldier, and creator of modern, sexy, small town contemporary romances. She lives in London, Ontario and is currently chugging Americanos, wiping sticky fingers, and dreaming of heroes in and out of uniform. I really enjoyed the push and pull of the two main characters and by the end I believed in their story.
Cheryl: I did read the first chapter of Untouchable. And not a good wow.
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Thinking about it. For now…. It has kept me on my toes as to what the H will do next. Tessa: Untouchable by Sam Mariano.
This book! THIS is why the best of is waiting until the end. He reminds me of Mateo in all the bad and good ways. Anna: Dare Series by Shantel Tessier. The h hides behind a tree and watches a group of boys murder someone. She tries to be sneaky but they catch her! The first two books are with the same h and H. Tessa: GAH! The bullying and the story and then that ending. Grey: Dirty Filthy Rich Men! Yep, I had an ARC of this one and the prologue earlier this month and really enjoyed them.
Tessa: Do I need to say I adore the bully set up? Wanna know something crazy? You know the guess on my ask? The Filthy Boys? I finished it and I just finished book 2 now. What the hell right? I was supposed to be working. Maryse: Wow they must have been awesome for you to tear through them so fast!!! Tessa and a few others are crazy for it too. Mharis: It is. It was! Gotta warn you though, both books end in a cliffy!!! Bully romance with dark tones, the characters are still in school. Just bully book with great characters. Jackie: I looooved Broken Wings. But here it is. It has similar features four protective guys, elite in a school, bullying etc.
The level of angst was beyond scale. I adored everything about this book. Riley was hilarious and Beck is definitely my new book crush. Tessa: OMG. But if it comes out also FC like? I have to wait for spring for the next book, but OMG. Bullies, great secondary characters, and the familial feelings. Tasha J: Tessa, reading Brayshaw now, eeek!!!
Thank you for the rec! Such a cliffy can wait for the next one!!! I want it now!!! My catnip…bully and arranged marriage. Not too far in yet but that Wolfe is a big ole meanie! Mona: I totally agree with D. Sooo good!! That Wolfe is a big bad alpha.
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And everyone has secrets. Another 5 star read! Could not put it down. So, just pure catnip written really well with an awesome plotline. Robyn: I also finished Cruel Prince. I have to say that this book is absolutely one of my best of reads. It was so well written. It took me there on every page.
Ash: Cruel Prince by Holly Black. Book 2 just released and it will be a trilogy. Awesome writing and unique story!! Please, please, please tell Grey how awesome that book is. Tessa: OH and please, tell her how much you just wanted to punch Nixon at first. Like, break his nose punch. I kinda went into recluse mode but am back. There are some great and fun twists in that book!!! I can totally see you re-reading it! Like, pure snobby elitest type of bully which makes it my favorite type.
A Tucker anything written by her is an instant one click. It is so good. Def 5 stars for me. Just discovered this site and your lists! Love it!!! Thank you! Cindy: The latest one i read was A Pound of Flesh. Such a great book but Wes Carter definitely starts out as a bully!! Another great super angry prison book that I thought was very very good.. Will definitely read sequel. I love my jerk face bullies. How someone could hate someone else so much, dread seeing them, and a twist of fate makes it so that they become SO close. It has an even greater effect though, if the bullying is realistic and lasts nice and long in the story.
Grey: OMG Jean!!! Read it!!! I loved Until You even more than Bully! Bully actually only got a 4. Oh hell, now I am going to have to go and read it again! Oh you simply have to read it!!! I loved loved this book so much. The Royal guys are immediately not a fan of Ella. She comes from a different world and upbringing, barely able to make ends meet and seeming less savory than what their prestigious staus grants them. They plan to make sure Ella is reminded of this at all times. Reed, the leader of the Royal pack, has the influence to make her life miserable.
So freaking addicting! It was a good bully book with some angst…reminds me a little of Elite by Rachel Van Dyken. I moved immediately to the sequel, Broken Prince because it leaves you with a doozie of a CH.