June 2019 Book Releases

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The Beholder by Anna Bright | June 4
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Selah has waited her whole life for a happily ever after. As the only daughter of the leader of Potomac, she knows her duty is to find the perfect match, a partner who will help secure the future of her people. Now that day has finally come.

But after an excruciatingly public rejection from her closest childhood friend, Selah’s stepmother suggests an unthinkable solution: Selah must set sail across the Atlantic, where a series of potential suitors awaits—and if she doesn’t come home engaged, she shouldn’t come home at all. Continue reading

May TBR

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I’ve been feeling pretty great about setting a monthly tbr for myself lately because it’s been helping me stay on top of my reading. When I first started doing them back in December I didn’t think I would last this long considering I procrastinate HARD. Continue reading

[Review]: We Rule the Night by Claire Eliza Bartlett

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*I received a copy of this title from the publisher in exchange for an honest review*

Title: We Rule the Night
Author: Claire Eliza Bartlett
Publisher: Little, Brown
Publication Date: April 2, 2019

Seventeen-year-old Revna is a factory worker, manufacturing war machines for the Union of the North. When she’s caught using illegal magic, she fears being branded a traitor and imprisoned. Continue reading

[Blog Tour + Review] The Beauty of the Moment by Tanaz Bhathena

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Title: The Beauty of the Moment
Author: Tanaz Bhathena
Publisher: Penguin Teen
Publication Date: February 26, 2019

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SYNOPSIS

Susan dreams of being an artist. Malcolm wants to move him and his sister out of a bad living situation. 

Susan is the new girl — she’s sharp and driven, and strives to meet her parents’ expectations of excellence. Malcolm is the bad boy — he started raising hell at age fifteen, after his mom died of cancer, and has had a reputation ever since.

Susan hasn’t told anyone, but she wants to be an artist. Malcolm doesn’t know what he wants — until he meets her.
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May 2019 Book Releases

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The Bride Test by Helen Hoang | May 7
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Khai Diep has no feelings. Well, he feels irritation when people move his things or contentment when ledgers balance down to the penny, but not big, important emotions—like grief. And love. He thinks he’s defective. His family knows better—that his autism means he just processes emotions differently. When he steadfastly avoids relationships, his mother takes matters into her own hands and returns to Vietnam to find him the perfect bride.
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Waiting on Wednesday

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine that features highly anticipated book releases.

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Title: Waiting for Tom Hanks
Author: Kerry Winfrey
Publisher: Berkley
Publication Date: June 11, 2019

Can a romcom-obssessed romantic finally experience the meet-cute she always dreamed of or will reality never compare to fiction, in this charming debut adult novel from Kerry Winfrey.

Annie is twenty-seven years old, single, and obsessed with romantic comedies (she and her mother watched them religiously, before her mom died). Her dating life is limited by the expectations she’s formed from these movies.
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