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Book Review: The Last Beginning (The Next Together #2), Lauren James

Title: The Last Beginning Series: The Next Together #2 Author: Lauren James Published: 06/10/2016, Walker Books Pages: 352 Source: Bought Format: Paperback Rating: 3/5 Sixteen years ago, after a scandal that rocked the world, teenagers Katherine and Matthew vanished without a trace. Now Clove Sutcliffe is determined to find her long lost relatives. But where do you start looking for a couple who seem to have been reincarnated at every key moment in history? Who were Kare and Matt? Why were they born again and again? And who is the mysterious Ella, who keeps appearing at every turn in Clove's investigation? For Clove, there is a mystery to solve in the past and a love to find in the future.

Book Review: Misled (Carnal Thirst #1), Sylvia Day

Title: Misled Series: Carnal Thirst #1 Author: Sylvia Day Published: 05/10/2005, Sylvia Day Pages: 117 Source: Gift Format: Ebook Rating: 3/5 Special Task Force agent Derek Atkinson has a craving for luscious vampire Sable Taylor. But Sable is a bounty hunter, which makes him direct competition in the capture of wanted criminals. Despite the obvious attraction between them, she won't give him a chance and after two years, he's tired of waiting for her to come round. So he's got a plan to give them both what they want... each other.

COYER Summer 2017 - Reading List

Once again I'm going to be participating in COYER. It's such a great way to reduce my TBR and have fun reading. COYER  is run by Berls @  Fantasy is More Fun , Michelle @  Because Reading  and Stormi @  Books, Movies, Reviews! Oh My!  and this summer COYER is going to be a Reading List and runs from 17 June to 9 March. The challenge this time around is to either complete a Reading List of 30 books (these books have to be chosen by 17 June and for every 5 books read, 5 more can be added to the list) or to take part in normal any book goes COYER. I'm going to attempt the reading list to try and reduce my TBR. To sign up and full rules follow the link at the start of this paragraph. So my list of 30 books is as follows: Frayed, Kara Terzis Oh Myyyy, George Takei Gilt Hollow, Lorie Langdon The Way It Hurts, Patty Blount Nina is Not Okay, Shappi Khorsandi Detached, Christine Kilbourne Coraline, Neil Gaiman Son of a Witch, Gregory Maguire The Midnight Watch

Book Review: The Neverland Wars (The Neverland Wars #1), Audrey Greathouse

Title: The Neverland Wars Series: The Neverland Wars #1 Author: Audrey Greathouse Published: 09/05/2017, Clean Teen Publishing Pages: 302 Source: Netgalley Format: Ebook Rating: 2/5 "Magic can do a lot—give you flight, show you mermaids, help you taste the stars, and… solve the budget crisis? That's what the grown-ups will do with it if they ever make it to Neverland to steal its magic and bring their children home. However, Gwen doesn't know this. She's just a sixteen-year-old girl with a place on the debate team and a powerful crush on Jay, the soon-to-be homecoming king. She doesn't know her little sister could actually run away with Peter Pan, or that she might have to chase after her to bring her home safe. Gwen will find out though—and when she does, she'll discover she's in the middle of a looming war between Neverland and reality. She'll be out of place as a teenager in Neverland, but she won't be the only one. Peter Pan'

Top Ten Tuesday: Mysteries/Thrillers I've Recently Added to My TBR

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by  The Broke and The Bookish . This week's topic is ten books from X genre I've recently added to my TBR. This week I'm going to go with mysteries and thrillers because I don't read enough of these yet I nearly always love them.

2017 Reading Challenges - May Update

The first challenge I will be participating in is the 2016 Bookish Resolutions Challenge, hosted by Laura @  trips down imagination lane  and Michelle @  Because Reading . The challenge runs from 1st January 2017 to 31st December 2017 and you can sign up here before 1st March 2017. My 2017 resolutions are: Reading Goals: Get my Netgalley ratio up to 80% and maintain January - 73% February - 76% March - 78% April - 75% May - 75% (I've not been reading Netgalley books so I'm happy with this) Reach a Goodreads goal of 75 books January - 9 February - 15 March - 20 April - 22 May - 25 (Better than last month, but not great) Read 30 physical books I own January - 1 February - 3 March - 6 April - 8 May - 9 (I'm still optimistic) Read 10 Classics January - 0 February - 0 March - 1 April - 1 May - 1 (Don't think this is happening) Reread 5 books January - 0 February - 1 March - 2 April - 2 May - 2 (Still happy with this) Get my