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Review: Death Wish by Megan Tayte

Death Wish by Megan Tayte
Series: Ceruleans (# 1)
Release Date:  February 7, 2015
Publisher: Heaven Afire
Pages: 312
Source: book provided by the author for review

 

 

Seventeen-year-old Scarlett Blake is haunted by death. Her estranged sister has made the ultimate dramatic exit. Running away from school, joining a surfing fraternity, partying hard: that sounds like Sienna. But suicide? It makes no sense.

Following in her sister’s footsteps, Scarlett comes to an isolated English cove with grand plans to uncover the truth.

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Review: My Father Didn’t Kill Himself by Russell Nohelty

My Father Didn’t Kill Himself by Russell Nohelty
Release Date: March 4, 2016
Publisher: Wannabe Press
Pages: 305
Source: book provided by the author for review

 

 

Delilah is a teenager who adores her father, so when he commits suicide it’s devastating to her. He was the perfect dad in her eyes, and her family had the perfect life.

When her father’s life insurance policy won’t pay out on a suicide, she sets out to prove he was actually murdered so she doesn’t lose her childhood home.

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Review: Eternal Mixture by Shevaun Delucia

Eternal Mixture by Shevaun Delucia
Release Date: October 16, 2013
Publisher: Words Written LC
Pages: 292
Source: Book provided by the author for review

 

 

If you had the chance to start your life over, would you take it? If you were told you would live for eternity, would you embrace it? If a stranger told you he was your soul mate, would you believe it? Raina Richmond has played it safe her entire life.

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Review: Dark Heart of Magic by Jennifer Estep

Dark Heart of Magic by Jennifer Estep
Series: Black Blade (# 2)
Release Date: October 27, 2015
Publisher: Kensington
Pages: 368
Source: Book provided by NetGalley for review

 

 

As a thief, I stick to the shadows as much as possible. But when the head of the Sinclair Family picks me to compete in the Tournament of Blades, there’s no escaping the spotlight–or the danger.

Even though he’s my competition, Devon Sinclair thinks I have the best shot at winning what’s supposed to be a friendly contest.

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Review: Starlight by Lisa Orchard

Starlight by Lisa Orchard
Series: The Starlight Chronicles (# 3)
Release Date: February 17, 2015
Publisher: esKape Press
Pages: 150
Source: book provided by the author for review

 

 

Everything is on track for seventeen-year-old Lark Singer and her band Starlight. They have a great shot at winning the competition that can launch their musical career. But when Lark discovers they will be competing against her old nemesis Duane McIntyre things really heat up.

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Review: The Italian Word for Kisses by Matthew J. Metzger

The Italian Word for Kisses by Matthew J. Metzger
Release Date: December 20, 2015
Publisher: Queerteen Press
Pages: 271
Source: Book provided by the author for review

 

 

It’s no secret Tav and Luca are going out. After the accident, it’s also no secret that new kid Jack Collins has a raging case of homophobia, and is not best pleased about having given the kiss of life to a gay guy. Either Luca quits swimming, or Jack is going to make him.

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Review: Lark Singer by Lisa Orchard

Lark Singer by Lisa Orchard
Series: The Starlight Chronicles (# 2)
Release Date: December 6, 2014
Publisher: esKape Press
Pages: 123
Source: book provided by the author for review
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Lark Singer is seventeen years old and already on the way to a brilliant music career. As she and her band, Starlight, gear-up for an upcoming, life-changing band competition, though, life seems to be throwing her a few curve balls. The mysteries of her past seem to be unraveling, and she’s no longer certain she wants to know those answers, or how knowing about her past will affect her difficult relationship with her mother.

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Review: Love, Lucy by April Lindner

Love, Lucy by April Lindner
Release Date: January 27, 2015
Publisher: Poppy
Pages: 271
Source: Book provided by author for review

 

 

While backpacking through Florence, Italy, during the summer before she heads off to college, Lucy Sommersworth finds herself falling in love with the culture, the architecture, the food…and Jesse Palladino, a handsome street musician. After a whirlwind romance, Lucy returns home, determined to move on from her “vacation flirtation.” But just because summer is over doesn’t mean Lucy and Jesse have to be, does it?

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Review: Always Leaving by Gene Gant

Always Leaving by Gene Gant
Release Date: November 13, 2014
Publisher: Harmony Ink Press
Pages: 180
Source: book provided by publisher for review

When Jason Barrett wakes up, he remembers only one thing: his name. Frightened and driven by paranoia, Jason keeps moving, going from town to town working odd jobs and making no friends. When he stumbles onto an emergency in New Hanover and saves a fellow teenage boy, it offers him the first connection he’s felt in a while.

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Review: The Consequence of Loving Colton by Rachel Van Dyken

The Consequence of Loving Colton by Rachel Van Dyken
Series: Consequence (# 1)
Release Date: April 21, 2015
Publisher: Skyscrape
Pages: 304
Source: book purchased by reviewer

It’s all fun and games…until someone’s heart is broken.

They’re not kids anymore, but Milo Caro is certain that Colton Mathews will only see her as his best friend’s little sister for the rest of their lives. After all, he made that clear the night before she left for college.