THE SECRET OF A HEART NOTE By Stacey Lee

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THE SECRET OF A HEART NOTE By Stacey LeeThe Secret of a Heart Note by Stacey Lee
Published by Katherine Tegen Books on 12/27/16
Genres: Contemporary, Fantasy & Magic, Romance, Young Adult
Pages: 384
Format: eARC
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Sometimes love is right under your nose. As one of only two aromateurs left on the planet, sixteen-year-old Mimosa knows what her future holds: a lifetime of weeding, mixing love elixirs, and matchmaking—all while remaining incurably alone. For Mim, the rules are clear: falling in love would render her nose useless, taking away her one great talent. Still, Mimosa doesn’t want to spend her life elbow-deep in soil and begonias. She dreams of a normal high school experience with friends, sports practices, debate club, and even a boyfriend. But when she accidentally gives an elixir to the wrong woman and has to rely on the lovesick woman’s son, the school soccer star, to help fix the situation, Mim quickly begins to realize that falling in love isn’t always a choice you can make.

Short and Sweet

Mimosa is an aromateur, who makes love elixirs and does matchmaking with her mother at their family business. When Mim accidentally gives a love elixir to the wrong person, she has to hurry and try to fix her mistake by making a new elixir that will cancel out the effects of the first.

My Thoughts

~ Mim was what made the story for me. I loved her character. She was real, made mistakes and was determined to fix them. What I loved about her the most was how much she cared about her family and friends they were always on her mind when she did things.

~ So what is an aromateur you ask? It’s a type of witch and aromateurs have a nose like no one else. They can smell what people are feeling and the various types of plants around them and in other parts of the world. I liked the aspect of aromateurs it made this book unique and different I don’t think that there are other books with aromateurs.

~ The plot was great. I loved seeing Mim try to save the day and fix what she got wrong. It was also interesting to see her and her romantic interest because “Love witches can’t love.”

~ I liked Court he was sweet and he was willing to help Mim even though this was all new to him. He definitely loved his family and was looking out for their best interest.

~ Kali, aunt Bryony, and Mim’s mom were my favorite, they all loved Mim and were supportive and tried to help her.

~ Learning about aromateur history was interesting especially about the “curse” and the reason aromateurs can’t fall in love.

~ I don’t want to spoil anything, but I was freaking out with Mim when something happened.

~ The romance was the best, the chemistry between Court and Mim was sweet.

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Overall

I would recommend this book to anyone who wants to read a cute book with a little magic. I liked how things were tied up in the end, this is the first book I’ve read by Stacey Lee and I plan on reading her other books!

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BROKEN PRINCE By Erin Watt

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BROKEN PRINCE By Erin WattBroken Prince by Erin Watt
Series: The Royals #2
Published by EverAfter Romance on 7/25/16
Genres: Contemporary, New Adult, Romance
Pages: 370
Format: eBook
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Reed Royal has it all―looks, status, money. The girls at his elite prep school line up to date him, the guys want to be him, but Reed never gave a damn about anyone but his family until Ella Harper walked into his life.

What started off as burning resentment and the need to make his father’s new ward suffer turned into something else entirely―keep Ella close. Keep Ella safe. But when one foolish mistake drives her out of Reed’s arms and brings chaos to the Royal household, Reed’s entire world begins to fall apart around him.

Ella doesn’t want him anymore. She says they’ll only destroy each other.

She might be right.

Short and Sweet

Broken Prince starts right where Paper Princess ended with Ella leaving the Royal household alone and with a broken heart. The Royal family desperately wants to find her as she is the glue that held their family together. Reed has a past he needs to explain to Ella and try to regain everyone’s trust by making amends.

My Thoughts

~ I loved this book! It lived up to my expectations. The Royal trilogy is now one of my favorites.

~ In this book we get a dual POV we get to see what Reed is actually thinking. I liked it getting to see things in his perspective and then seeing things in Ella’s was nice.

~ The characters are what really make these books special. They’re apologetically themselves raw, honest, and flawed.

~ I love Easton we learn so much about him and who he truly is.

~ Ella is a great heroine to follow. She’s a genuinely good person and looks out for her friends and won’t stand around when people try to bully her.

~ There were some plot twist that caught me off guard and it just made me want Twisted Palace even more!

~ The romance between Ella and Reed just puts a grin on my face. The chemistry those two share… they’re developing their relationship and I like it!

Overall

If you’ve read the first book you’ll definitely love this sequel. I couldn’t put it down these books are so addicting I just don’t want to leave the world. If you haven’t read Paper Princess you should! All three books are out now, you guys should check them out!

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P.S. I LIKE YOU By Kasie West

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P.S. I LIKE YOU By Kasie WestP.S. I Like You by Kasie West
Published by Point on 7/26/16
Genres: Contemporary, Realistic Fiction, Romance, Young Adult
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover
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While spacing out in Chemistry class, Lily scribbles some of her favorite song lyrics onto her desk. The next day, she finds that someone has continued the lyrics on the desk, and added a message to her. Intrigue!

Soon, Lily and her anonymous pen pal are exchanging full-on letters -- sharing secrets, recommending bands, and opening up to each other. Lily realizes she's kind of falling for this letter writer. Only who is he? As Lily attempts to unravel the mystery, and juggle school, friends, crushes, and her crazy family, she discovers that matters of the heart can't always be spelled out...

Short and Sweet

Lily is an aspiring songwriter in a loving but chaotic family. While bored in chemistry class Lily leaves a song lyric on the desk only to come back the next day to see that someone replied. Throughout the semester these two pen pals write each other notes and learn a lot about each other. Lily soon realizes that she’s falling for her pen pal, if only she could figure out who it is.

My Thoughts

~ Such a cute story! I liked that Lily and her pen pal were exchanging notes and the more they share the more personal they get.

~ The first half was about these two writing notes and then in the second half of the book Lily tries to find out who she’s writing with.

~ At one point I got frustrated, because the two met often but it didn’t seem like they knew that they were each others secret pen pals.

~ The romance was predictable I figured out who the pen pal was, but I didn’t mind because I thought they would make a cute couple.

~ I loved Lily’s family and her friend Isabella, they’re so supportive of her music and were always there for her.

~ Ah the pen pal I don’t want to spoil who it was but I will say the more I learned about the pen pal through the letters the more I liked him, I was rooting for them to figure it out and get together.

~I would have liked more about the music aspect, I mean Lily was thinking about joining a songwriting competition, so it would have been nice to see them at the competition or her song.

Overall

So cute! I loved this book, I plan on reading Kasie West’s other books. The story line was cute, Lily as a main character was funny, a little awkward, and stubborn. I fell in love with this book, and I couldn’t stop reading it. It’s fast past and light and nice for the summer but since it’s fall it’ll still be fine! Definitely one to read!

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A WEEK OF MONDAYS By Jessica Brody

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A WEEK OF MONDAYS By Jessica BrodyA Week of Mondays by Jessica Brody
Published by Straus and Giroux (BYR) on 8/2/16
Genres: Contemporary, Romance, Young Adult
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover
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Sixteen-year-old Ellison Sparks is having a serious case of the Mondays. She gets a ticket for running a red light, she manages to take the world’s worst school picture, she bombs softball try-outs and her class election speech (note to self: never trust a cheerleader when she swears there are no nuts in her bake-sale banana bread), and to top it all off, Tristan, her gorgeous rocker boyfriend suddenly dumps her. For no good reason!

As far as Mondays go, it doesn’t get much worse than this. And Ellie is positive that if she could just do it all over again, she would get it right. So when she wakes up the next morning to find she’s reliving the exact same day, she knows what she has to do: stop her boyfriend from breaking up with her. But it seems no matter how many do-overs she gets or how hard Ellie tries to repair her relationship, Tristan always seems bent set on ending it. Will Ellie ever figure out how to fix this broken day? Or will she be stuck in this nightmare of a Monday forever?

Short and Sweet

After having the worst Monday of her life, a bad school picture, bombs her softball tryouts, and her boyfriend dumps her. If only Ellison had the chance to do it all over again she would make everything go right. She wakes up the next day only to find out its Monday again! And the next day after that its Monday again. Ellison figures if shes reliving the same day she needs to get something right and that means to get Tristan from ending their relationship.

My Thoughts

~ Ellie was a fun character, I loved her story. She was strong, smart, passionate, and funny. Each day she would try to change herself into someone that she thought Tristan would like so we got to see her play a few different roles.

~ We go through seven Mondays with Ellie, and you would think it would get boring or repetitive but its not, because each day Ellie was changing something. Each day was a little different, which I looked forward too.

~ Owen, Ellie’s best friend is pretty awesome! He was always there for her and tried to get her to see things reasonably.

~ There was a focus on family, Ellie’s parents are arguing and then she finds out that her sister has been having a hard time at school.

~ So for the month of October I read four contemporary books back to back, two of them had something in common, the fact that these girls were trying to win back a boy who has dumped them. I then realized how it’s totally not worth it to chase after a boy.

~ The romance was predictable, but it was cute and I liked how it turned out.

~ I didn’t really like Tristan, it was hard seeing him dump Ellie over and over again without a legitimate reason.

Overall

A Week of Mondays was a light and cute contemporary. It reminded me of Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver, because of the reliving the same day aspect, but this had a happier ending. I felt connected with Ellie and understood her struggles. I would recommend this it’s sweet and enjoyable, and also very entertaining.

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THE LOVELY RECKLESS By Kami Garcia

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THE LOVELY RECKLESS By Kami GarciaThe Lovely Reckless by Kami Garcia
Published by Imprint on 10/4/16
Genres: Contemporary, Romance, Young Adult
Pages: 384
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Seventeen year-old Frankie Devereux would do anything to forget the past. Haunted by the memory of her boyfriend’s death, she lives her life by one dangerous rule: nothing matters. At least, that’s what Frankie tells herself after a reckless mistake forces her to leave her privileged life in the Heights to move in with her dad―an undercover cop. She transfers to public school in the Downs, where fistfights in the halls don’t faze anyone and illegal street racing is more popular than football.

Marco Leone is the fastest street racer in the Downs. Tough, sexy, and hypnotic, he makes it impossible for Frankie to ignore him…and how he makes her feel. But the risks Marco takes for his family could have devastating consequences for them both. When Frankie discovers his secret, she has to make a choice. Will she let the pain of the past determine her future? Or will she risk what little she has left to follow her heart?

Short and Sweet

Frankie is struggling to cope after witnessing the murder of her boyfriend, Noah. Frankie now has PTSD and relives flashes of that night and is unable to remember who killed Noah. Dealing with the stress of not being able to remember leads Frankie to make a reckless decision that sends Frankie from her life of privilege to living with her dad who is an undercover cop on the poorer side of town.

My Thoughts
~ Frankie is eager to leave behind her old self and start living the way she wants to live.

~ Her new lifestyle comes with gambling, street racing, people with records, and bad boy Marco Leone.

~ I will say that the relationship between Frankie and Marco was insta-love but I didn’t mind. They both needed each other and it was cute.

~ I found it interesting how much I actually liked the aspect of cars and how it was a big part of the plot.

~ It was also interesting to see Frankie’s flashbacks of the night Noah was murdered and how much more she’s able to remember as the book progresses.

~ I Loved Frankie’s friends and some of the new ones she meets at her new school.

~ Frankie grew a lot throughout this book, but I will admit she did something reckless again that worried me.

~ Frankie is really trying to heal and find herself in this book.

~ I realized I didn’t say much about Marco. First of all I have a crush on him, he wasn’t always a bad boy he used to be an AP student but after something happened he had to resort to street racing. Marco is a good person, he’s romantic and sensitive.

Overall

I finished this book in no time! All the components in this book work really well, a rich innocent girl, meets a bad boy, and all of the street races. It was cute and heartbreaking at the same time. I liked the ending, and I would love companion novels on some of the secondary characters. Definitely recommend this one!

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I’M NOT YOUR MANIC PIXIE DREAM GIRL By Gretchen McNeil

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I’M NOT YOUR MANIC PIXIE DREAM GIRL By Gretchen McNeilI'm Not Your Manic Pixie Dream Girl by Gretchen McNeil
Published by Balzer + Bray on 10/18/16
Genres: Contemporary, Romance, Young Adult
Pages: 352
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Beatrice Maria Estrella Giovannini has life all figured out. She's starting senior year at the top of her class, she’s a shoo-in for a scholarship to M.I.T., and she’s got a new boyfriend she’s crazy about. The only problem: All through high school Bea and her best friends Spencer and Gabe have been the targets of horrific bullying.

So Bea uses her math skills to come up with The Formula, a 100% mathematically guaranteed path to social happiness in high school. Now Gabe is on his way to becoming Student Body President, and Spencer is finally getting his art noticed. But when her boyfriend Jesse dumps her for Toile, the quirky new girl at school, Bea realizes it's time to use The Formula for herself. She'll be reinvented as the eccentric and lovable Trixie—a quintessential manic pixie dream girl—in order to win Jesse back and beat new-girl Toile at her own game.

Unfortunately, being a manic pixie dream girl isn't all it's cracked up to be, and “Trixie” is causing unexpected consequences for her friends. As The Formula begins to break down, can Bea find a way to reclaim her true identity and fix everything she's messed up? Or will the casualties of her manic pixie experiment go far deeper than she could possibly imagine?

Short and Sweet

After dealing with the constant bullying through their high school years Beatrice and her friends Spencer and Gabe, are ready for a change during their senior year. Beatrice comes up with a formula that involves reinventing herself and her friends to become more popular and join the “It” crowd. But when a new girl takes Beatrice’s boyfriend away from her Bea thinks it’s time to undergo one more change, one that involves her becoming a manic pixie dream girl. While Bea goes through her transformation she’s learning that maybe these changes weren’t necessary.

My Thoughts

~ Bea and her friends were outcast and I liked seeing them make more friends, and Bea’s formulas were interesting.

~ While I was reading I noticed that Bea reminded me of Kevin from Mean Girls they both love math, I swear she’s a girl version of him.

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~ I’m also glad that Bea learned that she didn’t have to chase after a boy who wasn’t worth it.

~ We see Bea grow a lot during this book she goes from changing herself to realizing that just being herself is enough.

~ It also taught me what a manic pixie dream girl is, thanks for that!

~ There’s a lot of diversity in this book which was nice, and we also get to see Bea’s life at home which is split between her mom and dad.

~ Bea, has some amazing friends, but I felt like sometimes instead of helping she made things worse for them.

Overall

I loved this book. I love all of Gretchen McNeil’s books! It was funny and adorable. The characters were enjoyable except for Jesse (he wasn’t worth it). Bea learns that she can be herself and that’s what people really like her for, she also finds a little romance along the way during her journey. Definitely read it if you want something light, funny, and romantic.

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LAST SEEN LEAVING By Caleb Roehrig

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LAST SEEN LEAVING By Caleb RoehrigLast Seen Leaving by Caleb Roehrig
Published by Feiwel & Friends on 10/4/16
Genres: Contemporary, LGBT, Mystery & Detective, Young Adult
Pages: 336
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Flynn's girlfriend, January, is missing. The cops are asking question he can't answer, and her friends are telling stories that don't add up. All eyes are on Flynn―as January's boyfriend, he must know something.

But Flynn has a secret of his own. And as he struggles to uncover the truth about January's disappearance, he must also face the truth about himself.

Short and Sweet

After coming home and seeing cops at his house Flynn begins to freak out (for all the wrong reasons). Flynn soon learns that his girlfriend January has gone missing and the cops believe he’s involved somehow. Flynn takes it upon himself to find out what happened January. The more he finds out about January the more he learns about himself as well.

My Thoughts

~I enjoyed Flynn as a main character. It was nice that he still cared about January even though their relationship was on the rocks. I definitely thought he should have been honest with January about his sexuality.

~Flynn begins his search by finding people January has mentioned. He soon discovers that what January has been telling people doesn’t match up to what happened in reality.

~I liked Flynn’s interactions other characters. He’s smart and funny and had a way of getting through to people.

~Seeing the flashbacks was nice, it was interesting to see how January and Flynn’s relationship was before January’s disappearance.

~Some moments definitely had my heart racing and on the edge of my seat!

Overall

I was hooked from the first page! I couldn’t put it down, it didn’t take me long to finish. The plot and mystery was great. There were a few twist so I didn’t know who to suspect. I also liked seeing Flynn grow and accept himself for who he really is. I think this book is amazing! Highly recommending this book and it’s perfect, because Halloween is right around the corner!

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EVEN IF THE SKY FALLS By Mia Garcia

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EVEN IF THE SKY FALLS By Mia GarciaEven if the Sky Falls by Mia Garcia
Published by Katherine Tegen Books on 5/10/16
Genres: Contemporary, Romance, Young Adult
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover
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Volunteering in New Orleans was supposed to be a change, an escape from the total mess Julie left at home and from her brother’s losing battle with PTSD. But building houses surrounded by her super-clingy team leader and her way-too-chipper companions has Julie feeling more trapped than ever. And she’s had enough.

In a moment of daring, Julie runs away, straight into the glitter, costumes, and chaos of the Mid-Summer Mardi Gras parade—and instantly connects with Miles, an utterly irresistible musician with a captivating smile and a complicated story of his own. And for once, Julie isn’t looking back. Together Julie and Miles decide to forget their problems and live this one night in the here and now. Wandering the night, they dance on roofs, indulge in beignets, share secrets and ghost stories under the stars, and fall in love. But when a Category Two hurricane changes course and heads straight for NOLA, their adventure takes an unexpected turn. And, suddenly, pretending everything is fine is no longer an option.

Short and Sweet

Needing a change, Julie goes to New Orleans with her youth group to rebuild homes. After feeling trapped by her clingy group leader, Julie leaves the group for the day and heads to the center of New Orleans during Mardi Gras. While there Julie meets Miles, the two connect and they go on an adventure to see New Orleans. Things get dangerous when a hurricane switches course and is now headed straight for them.

My Thoughts

~ First off, I loved the setting! New Orleans is my favorite city to visit. This was the main reason I picked up the book to be reminded of my favorite city and this book did not disappoint.

~ Julie leaving home was a bit of a mystery, but the book had flashbacks which allowed us to see Julie’s life at home and how everything unraveled.

~ I liked the moments between Julie and Miles. They both just needed a night to live and forget their troubles.

~ Julie was a character I felt I could connect with but some of her decisions weren’t the best.

Overall

Even if the Sky Falls, was a cute contemporary read that did deal with some PTSD, family, and adventure themes. The plot was fast paced and fun, and it definitely reminded me of New Orleans, so yall should check it out!

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THE CABIN By Natasha Preston

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THE CABIN By Natasha PrestonThe Cabin by Natasha Preston
Published by Sourcebooks Fire on 9/6/16
Genres: Contemporary, Mystery & Detective, Romance, Young Adult
Pages: 336
Format: eARC
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They think they're invincible.
They think they can do and say whatever they want.
They think there are no consequences.
They've left me no choice.
It's time for them to pay for their sins.

A weekend partying at a remote cabin is just what Mackenzie needs. She can't wait to let loose with her friends. But a crazy night of fun leaves two of them dead-murdered.

With no signs of a forced entry or struggle, suspicion turns to the five survivors. Someone isn't telling the truth. And Mackenzie's first mistake? Assuming the killing is over...

Short and Sweet

Mackenzie and her friends go away for the weekend to stay at a Josh’s parent’s remote cabin. All of the fun the teens were expecting to have ends short when two friends are found murdered. The police suspect one of the five survivors is the culprit, because they can’t find signs of forced entry. Mackenzie not believing one of her friends could commit murder decides to start an investigation of her own.

My Thoughts

~ Mackenzie was a decent main character. She tried to see the positive in things that would happen. She was also very loyal to her friends. The only problems I had with Mackenzie was that her inner monologue was dramatic and at times I felt like she wasn’t using common sense.

~ Mackenzie decides to do her own detective work, because she thinks the police have the wrong suspects. She had these thoughts for half the book and it got ridiculous because literally no one was in the cabin besides the group of teens! Anyway while doing her detective work she learns secrets about her friends, which then has her questioning if one of them could actually be a murderer.

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~ I just found Mackenzie’s friends annoying of course you’re not going to point the finger at yourself but to blame someone just because they’re new to the group bothered me.

~ During her investigation Mackenzie starts to fall for Blake, the brother of one of the victims, the relationship between these two was definitely insta-love.

~At the end we find out who the murderer is and I wasn’t expecting it to be who it was.

Overall

I did not like the ending at all! I thought things would be resolved, but that wasn’t the case. I hope there’s a sequel just so I can have some peace of mind.

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DIPLOMATIC IMMUNITY By Brodi Ashton

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DIPLOMATIC IMMUNITY By Brodi AshtonDiplomatic Immunity by Brodi Ashton
Published by Balzer + Bray on 9/6/16
Genres: Contemporary, Romance, Young Adult
Pages: 368
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Raucous parties, privileged attitudes, underage drinking, and diplomatic immunity . . . it’s all part of student life on Embassy Row.

Piper Baird has always dreamed of becoming a journalist. So when she scores a scholarship to exclusive Chiswick Academy in Washington, DC, she knows it’s her big opportunity. Chiswick offers the most competitive prize for teen journalists—the Bennington scholarship—which would ensure her acceptance to one of the best schools in the country.

Piper isn’t at Chiswick for two days before she witnesses the extreme privilege of the young and wealthy elite who attend her school—and realizes that access to these untouchable students just might give her the edge she’ll need to blow the lid off life at the school in a scathing and unforgettable exposé worthy of the Bennington.

The key to the whole story lies with Rafael Amador, the son of the Spanish Ambassador—and the boy at the center of the most explosive secrets and scandals on Embassy Row. Rafael is big trouble—and when he drops into her bedroom window one night, asking for help, it’s Piper’s big chance to get the full scoop. Except Piper discovers that despite his dark streak, Rafael is smart, kind, funny, and gorgeous—and she might have real feelings for him. How can she break the story of a lifetime if it will destroy the boy she just might love?

Short and Sweet

Piper Baird has always wanted to be a journalist. When Piper gets a scholarship from Chiswick Academy in Washington, DC, and she knows that this will give her an opportunity to win the Bennington scholarship. Once Piper arrives at Chiswick she quickly realizes that the journalism program is way more competitive than it was at her public school. Now Piper knows that to win the Bennington she’ll have to write an exposé  no one will forget.

My Thoughts

~I also didn’t mention above that while at Chiswick Piper meets Rafael one of the many students at the academy that has diplomatic immunity. Rafael is at the center of most of the scandals and secrets so Piper uses this as an idea to write about the kids at her school who have diplomatic immunity for her exposé.

~ Piper was not an easy character for me to like and I think by the time that there was a reason for me to feel bad for her I didn’t, because of the decisions she made. Piper was pretty heartless and brash at times and I understand that winning the Bennington was important to her but it was like she was using Rafael’s friendship to learn his secrets and use them in her story.

~ I forgot to mention that Rafael is Piper’s love interest. So while she’s writing this story and getting more information about him and other kids with diplomatic immunity she begins to develop feelings for him.

~ One thing I didn’t like was the stereotypes… I’ll just leave it at that.

~ The subplot and plot just ruined this story for me, they didn’t take off and there wasn’t really an ending to anything.

~ I liked the ending but by then it felt like it was to late for me to actually like the book, so I basically like the last 10% of the book.

Quotes

~ “Pipper Baird. Clumsy, torn pants, western-style rider, astute, easy smile, tendency to speak her mind, even if it’s rude.”

I love this one the most Rafe stops talking to her but the Bennington is more important than his friendship

~ “Since it’s the season of gratitude, I would sure be grateful if you’d just start talking to me again and give me a story.”

Really?!

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Overall

There were some moments I enjoyed and others I didn’t, but I just wanted more from this book in the end.

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