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Book Review: How to Date Dead Guys (The Witch's Handbook #1), Ann M. Noser

Title: How to Date Dead Guys Series: The Witch's Handbook #1 Author: Ann M. Noser Published: 15/07/2014, Curiosity Quills Press Pages: 302 Source: Netgalley Format: Ebook Rating: 3/5 College sophomore Emma Roberts remembers her mother's sage advice: "don't sleep around, don't burp in public, and don't tell anyone you see ghosts." But when cute Mike Carlson drowns in the campus river under her watch, Emma's sheltered life shatters. Blamed for Mike's death and haunted by nightmares. Emma turns to witchcraft and a mysterious Book of Shadows to bring him back. Under a Blood Moon, she lights candles, draws a pentacle on the campus bridge, and casts a spell. The invoked river rages up against her, but she escapes its fury. As she stumbles back to the dorm, a stranger drags himself from the water and follows her home. And he isn't the only one... Instead of raising Mike, Emma assists the others she stole back from the dead - a pre-med stude

Top Ten Tuesday: Autumn TBR

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by  The Broke and The Bookish . This week's topic is ten books on my autumn TBR.

Book Review: One Was Lost, Natalie D. Richards

Title: One Was Lost Author: Natalie D. Richards Published: 04/10/2016, Sourcebooks Fire Pages: 320 Source: Netgalley Format: Ebook Rating: 4/5 Damaged. Deceptive. Dangerous. Darling. Are they labels or a warning? The answer could cost Sera everything. Murder, justice, and revenge were so not a part of the plan when Sera set out on her senior camping trip. After all, hiking through the woods is supposed to be safe and uneventful. Then one morning the group wakes up groggy, confused, and with words scrawled on their wrists: Damaged. Deceptive. Dangerous. Darling. Their supplies? Destroyed. Hald their group? Gone. Their chaperone? Unconscious. Worst of all, they find four dolls acting out a murder - dolls dressed just like them. Suddenly it's clear' they're being hunted. And with the only positive word on her wrist, Sera falls under suspicion...

Book Review: Forever, Judy Blume

Title: Forever Author: Judy Blume Published: 01/04/2015, MacMillan Children's Books Pages: 208 Source: Netgalley Format: Ebook Rating: 2/5 Do you remember the first time? Forever is still the bravest, freshest, fruitiest and most honest account of first love, first sex and first heartbreak ever written for teens. It was a book ahead of its time - and remains, after forty years in print, a teenage bestseller from the award-winning Judy Blume. With a gorgeous cover, Forever is a teen classic ripe for a new generation of readers.

Top Ten Tuesday: iPod Shuffle

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by  The Broke and The Bookish . This week's topic is and audio freebie. I have only just started listening to audiobooks this year and I've actually only been working my way through the Harry potter ones. So instead of doing a bookish related post this week, I'm going to stick my iPod on shuffle and list the first 10 songs that generate. This could get embarrassing...

Top Ten Tuesday: All Time Favourite Contemporary Books

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by  The Broke and The Bookish . This week's topic is top ten all time favourite books of X genre. This is a tricky topic this week and it's so hard to choose one genre... but I think I'm going to go with Contemporary (mainly because there are so many different sub-genres).

Book Review: The Cabin, Natasha Preston

Title: The Cabin Author: Natasha Preston Published: 06/09/2016, Sourcebooks Fire Pages: 336 Source: Netgalley Format: Ebook Rating: 3/5 There may only be one killer, but no one is innocent in this new thriller from Natasha Preston, author of The Cellar and Awake. When Mackenzie treks to a secluded cabin in the woods with six friends, she expects a fun weekend of partying, drinking, and hookups. But when they wake to find two of their own dead and covered in blood, it#s clear there's a killer among them. As the police try to unravel the case, Mackenzie launches her own investigation. Before long secrets start to emerge, revealing a sinister web of sins among the original seven friends. The killer is still free. Every one of them is a suspect. And Mackenzie starts to realize that no one is innocent...

Top Ten Tuesday: Books I Wish Would be Adapted into TV Shows

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by  The Broke and The Bookish . This week's topic is a TV themed freebie. I don't actually watch very much TV... so I'm going to go with books I wish would be adapted into TV shows.

Book Review: Gone Wild, Jodi Lundgren

Title: Gone Wild Author: Jodi Lundgren Published: 01/09/2016, Lorimer Pages: 176 Source: Netgalley Format: Ebook Rating: 2/5 Bullied in foster care and then by his adoptive mother's boyfriend, Seth decided to head out on his own. Brooke thinks she might be pregnant, and instead of facing her controlling mother, she runs. The strangers meet in a wilderness park on Vancouver Island where basic survival is a challenge. As they work together to find food, water, and shelter, they find the strength to take control of their own lives.