The Grateful Boys by Françoise DuMaurier @frandumaurier @authoright @fayerogerspr #yafiction #paranormal

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When seventeen-year-old Hailey’s multi-racial, single parent family migrate to the tiny rural town of Corpus, Georgia (population 700), she would rather have moved anywhere but there. That is, until she spots him. Mysterious definitely, perhaps even supernatural. Where Hailey is awe-struck by the young man of her dreams, her little brother, Mason, sees a soulless … Continue reading The Grateful Boys by Françoise DuMaurier @frandumaurier @authoright @fayerogerspr #yafiction #paranormal

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Scars Like Wings by Erin Stewart @Erin_N_Stewart @RHCBEducators #bookreview #yafiction #survivor

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Before, I was a million things. Now I'm only one. The Burned Girl. Ava Lee has lost everything there is to lose: Her parents. Her best friend. Her home. Even her face. She doesn't need a mirror to know what she looks like--she can see her reflection in the eyes of everyone around her. A … Continue reading Scars Like Wings by Erin Stewart @Erin_N_Stewart @RHCBEducators #bookreview #yafiction #survivor

How the Light Gets In by @katyupperman @XpressoTours #giveaway #bookreview #blogtour #xpressotours #YAfiction #paranormal

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Katy Upperman’s How the Light Gets In is a haunting YA novel about a teen coping with the loss of her sibling. Since her sister’s tragic death, seventeen-year-old Callie Ryan has basically given up. Her grades have plummeted, she’s quit her swim team, and she barely recognizes the people her parents once were. When she returns to … Continue reading How the Light Gets In by @katyupperman @XpressoTours #giveaway #bookreview #blogtour #xpressotours #YAfiction #paranormal

First Lines Friday – Feb. 15, 2019

First Lines Friday

This is a weekly meme hosted by Wandering Words, where you give the first few lines of a book to hook your readers before introducing the book. Here are my first lines: “In December of 1984, when Raina and I were sophomores, my high school held its first and last annual girls' winter basketball tournament, the … Continue reading First Lines Friday – Feb. 15, 2019

#CoverReveal $25 Giveaway – If I Could Stay by Annette K. Larsen @Annetteklarsen @KathyHabel

Coming February 22, 2018 If I Could Stay by Annette K. Larsen They killed her mother, and if they find her, Leila could be next. Being pursued from one state to another, she has learned to constantly look over her shoulder, and when necessary, to become someone new. She’s burned through four cities and four … Continue reading #CoverReveal $25 Giveaway – If I Could Stay by Annette K. Larsen @Annetteklarsen @KathyHabel

Book Review: Haven by Mary Lindsey (Kindle edition)

We all hold a beast inside.  The only difference is what form it takes when freed. Aaron Ryland, aka Rain, lived on the streets of Houston assuming his "typical defiant, don't-give-a-shit teen thug persona", but all he wanted was to stay in one place and have a normal life.  Regrettably, his chance came when his … Continue reading Book Review: Haven by Mary Lindsey (Kindle edition)

Book Review: Every Ugly Word by Aimee L. Salter (9781939106445)

Ashley is an artist and has become accustomed to being ridiculed for simply being herself.  Would she feel differently about herself if her mom thought differently of her?  Does she make choices based on how she perceives how others expect her to behave, and does she subconsciously draw their attention to her flaws?  She'll never … Continue reading Book Review: Every Ugly Word by Aimee L. Salter (9781939106445)

Book review: Saving June by Hannah Harrington (9780373210244)

To believe so concretely that there's someone--something--out there watching guard, keeping us safe, testing us only with what we can handle.  I've never believed in anything the way Aunt Helen believes in God. Harper has lost her sister, June, to suicide.  Her big sister, the golden one, the one that did no wrong, as opposed … Continue reading Book review: Saving June by Hannah Harrington (9780373210244)