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Blog Tour: Sunkissed by Kasie West

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Today, I am delighted to host the Blog Tour organized by TBR and Beyond Tours for Sunkissed!

A lighthearted and swoony contemporary YA romance by fan-favorite author Kasie West about a girl who finds that a summer spent at a family resort isn’t as bad as she imagined…and that falling in love is filled with heartache, laughter, and surprises!

After being betrayed by her best friend, Avery is hoping for a picture-perfect summer. Too bad her parents have dragged her and her sister to a remote family camp for the entire summer. And that’s not even the worst part. Avery also has to deal with no internet, a cute but off-limits staff member, and an always-in-her-face sister.

But what starts as a disaster turns into a whirlwind summer romance as Avery embarks on an unexpected journey to figure out what she truly wants and who she wants to be.

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BOOK REVIEW: Say Yes Summer by Lindsey Roth Culli

RATINGS :-
Plot : 4/5
Characters : 4/5
Writing : 3/5
OVERALL RATING : 3.5/5

Genre : Romance, Teens & YA

Date of Release: 12 May, 2020

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REVIEW: Unlocking the Universe by Stephen Hawking, Lucy Hawking

OVERALL RATING : 5/5

Genre : Non-Fiction, Science

“..We can Boldly go where no one has gone before. Who knows what we will find and who we will meet?”

What would it have been like to walk the lava-filled earth four and a half billion years ago?

Or take your first step on the surface of the moon?

And what would you do if robots took over the world?

In their series of novels, George’s Secret Key to the Universe, Lucy and Stephen Hawking imagined what great adventures one boy might have if he travelled through space.

But the books were based on real-life facts – and together Lucy and Stephen collected an incredible wealth of information about everything from life on Mars to the secrets of black holes.

For the first time this non-fiction content has been collected into one astonishing volume, with brand new content for 2020, including facts about genetics, conspiracy theories and climate change.

Beautifully illustrated and absolutely bursting with amazing facts and figures, this is the perfect guide to everything you’ve ever wanted to know about our world and beyond.

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BOOK REVIEW: Siri, Who Am I? by Sam Tschida

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RATINGS :-
Plot : 4/5
Characters : 3/5
Writing : 3.5/5
OVERALL RATING : 3.5/5

Genre : Fiction, Contemporary Romance, Comedy

Date of Release: May, 2020

“No one knows how to get anywhere. Google is the only one who knows anything anymore. My brain is irrelevant.”

Memento gets a Millennial makeover by debut author Sam Tschida in this smart and edgy comedy about a Kardashians-obsessed woman who wakes up in an LA hospital with amnesia, a torn party dress, and a broken iPhone and must work backward, using her Instagram account, to piece together her identity, only to discover that her life is a perfect lie.

When Mia wakes up in a Long Beach hospital with a head wound, she knows everything there is to know about the Kardashian-Jenner family but almost nothing about herself. The only items in her possession are her torn party dress–which immediately begs the question, what kind of girl parties on a Tuesday night?–a tube of Chanel lipstick, and an iPhone with a shattered screen. She might not remember where she lives but she can use her Instagram account to work backward to piece together the basic facts of her identity. Easy enough, right?

Instagram tells her that she lives in a Millennial-pink duplex that would make Kylie Jenner jealous. But when she arrives, she discovers a cute housesitter named Max who tells her the house actually belongs to JP, a French billionaire–and he has no idea how she’s connected to him. After some sleuthing, she discovers she’s the owner of a high-end matchmaking service. Could JP be one of her investors?

As Mia works backward through her Instagram to figure out who she really is–and find anyone who knows anything about her–she discovers an ugly truth buried within her perfect social media image. Is it too late to undo her lies online and become an IRL good person?

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BOOK REVIEW: Stand (The Hooded#1) by Francis Booker

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Plot : 4/5
Characters : 3.5/5
Writing : 4/5
OVERALL RATING : 4/5

Genre : Fiction, Historical Fiction, Supernatural

Age Recommended: 12 yrs and up

Date of Release: December 14th, 2019

“Be someone who makes a real positive difference, even if it costs something great.”

The Kingdom of Regostia is protected by a powerful group known as the Hooded. Whether it’s reconnaissance, strategy, or combat, the Hooded have trained to be able to tackle every issue that the kingdom faces. But what they’re most known for is their use of morar, an energy that can be shaped to allow the Hooded to complete superhuman feats.

Living in the capital, Damon Red has always lived in his brother Ander’s shadow. Ander is an internationally known, twice decorated war hero and the strongest Hooded in the kingdom. Damon struggles to compete in minor league tournaments and can barely get the girl of his dreams to notice him. He wants nothing to do with the Hooded because he knows he can never live up to his brother.

But, when Ander tries to kill the king in the dead of night, the shadow Damon has lived in suddenly changes. He’s no longer the younger brother of the greatest man in the kingdom; he’s the brother of a traitor. And when no one can produce Ander’s motive, Damon must also come to terms with the fact that his brother was not the man he thought he was.

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BOOK REVIEW: “The Secret Commonwealth (The Book of Dust #2)”

RATINGS :-
Plot : 4/5
Characters : 5/5
Writing : 4/5
OVERALL RATING : 5/5

Genre : Fantasy, Fiction, Young Adult

Date of Release: October, 2019

Publishing House: Penguin House

“You’re in a world full of color and you want to see it in black and white.”

It is twenty years since the events of La Belle Sauvage: The Book of Dust Volume One unfolded and saw the baby Lyra Belacqua begin her life-changing journey.

It is seven years since readers left Lyra and the love of her young life, Will Parry, on a park bench in Oxford’s Botanic Gardens at the end of the ground-breaking, bestselling His Dark Materials sequence.

Now, in The Secret Commonwealth, we meet Lyra Silvertongue. And she is no longer a child. 

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BOOK REVIEW: ROYALS BY EMMA FORREST

RATINGS :-
Plot : 3/5
Characters : 4/5
Writing : 3/5
OVERALL RATING : 3.5/5

Genre : Historical Fiction, Young Adult

Date of Release: October 31st, 2019

Publishing House: Bloomsbury

“For one summer, they ruled the city…”

July, 1981. London. Shy, working-class Steven finds solace in beauty. Eighteen years old, he dreams of being a fashion designer. He’s also gay, maybe – he hasn’t decided yet. There’s a lot Steven isn’t sure about, like whether he hates himself or thinks he’s amazing.

When he ends up in hospital after being brutally attacked by his father, he meets Jasmine, an heiress. Intoxicating, anarchic, fabulous Jasmine. Fuelled by their shared love of fashion, a friendship blossoms and soon, Steven finds himself swept into her hedonistic world, wholly beguiled. However, underneath the glitter and the frivolity, darkness lies.

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BOOK REVIEW: THE ACCIDENTAL BEAUTY QUEEN BY TERI WILSON

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RATINGS :-
Plot : 4/5
Characters : 4/5
Writing : 4.5/5
OVERALL RATING : 4.5/5

Genre : Fiction,Contemporary Romance, Part-switch

“FROM THE WORLD OF BOOKS AND GEEKINESS TO THE WORLD OF FASHION AND GLAMOUR…”

Charlotte Gorman loves her job as an elementary school librarian, and is content to experience life through the pages of her books. Which couldn’t be more opposite from her identical twin sister. Ginny, an Instagram-famous beauty queen, has been chasing a crown since she was old enough to say “world peace,” and she’s not giving up until she wins Miss American Treasure. But when Ginny has a face-altering allergic reaction the night before competition, Charlotte suddenly finds herself in a switcheroo the twins haven’t successfully pulled off in decades.

Woefully unprepared for the glittery world of hair extensions, false eyelashes, and push-up bras, Charlotte realizes, after walking a mile in her twin’s sky-high stilettos, there might be more to the pageant circuit than just a sparkly crown . . .

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Book Review: Teenage Diaries…The Days That Were By Saurabh Sharma

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Ratings :-

Writing : 4/5

Story: 3/5

Characters: 3/5

Overall: 3.5/5

Genre : Young-adult, Middle grade, fiction, Teen

Age recommended: 13 and up

Enter Ganshyam, the boring nerd everyone dreads at school and the under-confident guy whose teenage years are soon going to turn his life topsy-turvy.

With first crushes, kisses, dares and dudes whizzing past like whirlwinds, would Ganshyam fall of the ridge? And most importantly, would he ever be able to get the girl he has come to love? Continue reading “Book Review: Teenage Diaries…The Days That Were By Saurabh Sharma”

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Book Review: Beautiful Chaos by Alex Tully

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plot: 3/5

characters: 3/5

writing: 4/5

OVERALL RATING: 3.5/5

Genre : Young Adult,Contemporary, Fiction, Romance
Age Recommended : 12 yrs and up

“People say there are moments in life you will never forget.Moments where you feel something so unexpected, so beautiful, so perfect, it actually hurts. It aches down to your core, and you know you are changed forever.”

Brady O’Connell is an ordinary teenager with an extraordinary job of carrying forward  his extraordinary ‘family business’. When he decides to break the rules just once and a large sum of money gets misplaced, he soon finds his life going Topsy-turvy. But among all this confusion, Vivienne, a pretty red-head, is the person who seems to make the whole chaos, in fact, beautiful. Continue reading “Book Review: Beautiful Chaos by Alex Tully”