Category «New Adult»

Early Review: Before Jamaica Lane by Samantha Young

Book #3 in the On Dublin Street series Genre: Contemporary Romance Publication Date: January 7th 2014 ARC Provided by Netgalley and NAL Synopsis from Goodreads: One simple lesson in seduction between two friends can turn into so much more… Despite her outgoing demeanor, Olivia is painfully insecure around the opposite sex—usually, she can’t get up the nerve …

Early Review: Sempre by J.M. Darhower

Early Review: Sempre by J. M. Darhower Book 1 in Forever series Release date: February 25, 2014 Genre: New Adult, Contemporary, Romance Book provided by Edelweiss and Simon and Schuster Synopsis from Goodreads: Haven Antonelli and Carmine DeMarco had vastly different childhoods. Haven, a second-generation slave, grew up isolated in the middle of the desert, …

New Release Review: The Ever After of Ella and Micha by Jessica Sorensen

The Ever After of Ella and Micha by Jessica Sorensen Book #4 in The Secret series Genre: New Adult Contemporary Romance Publication Date: December 3rd 2013 ARC Provided by Netgalley and Forever Synopsis from Goodreads: From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Temptation of Lila and Ethan comes a story of change, hope, and …

New Release Review: Four Seconds to Lose by K.A. Tucker

Four Seconds to Lose by K.A. Tucker Book #3 in the Ten Tiny Breaths series Genre: New Adult Contemporary Romance Publication Date: November 4th 2013 ARC Provided by Netgalley and Atria Books Synopsis from Goodreads: When a gorgeous young dancer walks through his door, a strip club owner must decide whether to follow his rules …

Mini Review Catch Up: YA/NA Contemporary Romances

I’m trying to finish off all my 2013 ARCs before the end of December so this month I tackled some of the Young Adult (YA) and New Adult (NA) contemporary romances I had waiting for me. I wasn’t super successful at finding a winner, but read on to see what I liked best out of …

Release Day Group Review: Crash Into You by Katie McGarry

Crash Into You by Katie McGarry Book #3 in the Pushing the Limits series Genre: New Adult Romance Publication Date: November 26th 2013 ARC Provided by Netgalley and Harlequin Teen Synopsis from Goodreads: From acclaimed author Katie McGarry comes an explosive new tale of a good girl with a reckless streak, a street-smart guy with nothing to …

New Release Review: Goodbye, Rebel Blue by Shelley Coriell

Goodbye, Rebel Blue by Shelley Coriell Genre: YA Contemporary Fiction Publication Date: October 1st 2013 ARC Provided by Netgalley and Harry N. Abrams Synopsis from Goodreads: Rebecca Blue is a rebel with an attitude whose life is changed by a chance encounter with a soon-to-be dead girl. Rebel (as she’s known) decides to complete the dead girl’s bucket list …

Early Review: The Temptation of Lila and Ethan by Jessica Sorensen

The Temptation of Lila and Ethan by Jessica Sorensen Book #3 in The Secret series Genre: New Adult Romance Publication Date: 22 October 2013 ARC Provided by Netgalley and Forever Synopsis from Goodreads: From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Ella and Micha series comes a gripping story of passion, pain, and the courage to …

Review: One Week Girlfriend by Monica Murphy

One Week Girlfriend Series: Drew + Fable #1 Genre: New Adult Contemporary Romance Release Date: Jan 10, 2013 Temporary. That’s the word I’d use to describe my life right now. I’m temporarily working double shifts—at least until I can break free. I’m temporarily raising my little brother—since apparently our actual mother doesn’t give a crap …

New Release Review: Breaking Nova by Jessica Sorensen

Breaking Nova by Jessica Sorensen Book #1 in the Nova trilogy Genre: New Adult Romance Publication Date: 3 September 2013 ARC Provided by Netgalley and Forever Synopsis from Goodreads: Nova Reed used to have dreams-of becoming a famous drummer, of marrying her true love. But all of that was taken away in an instant. Now she’s getting by as …

Early Review: Rose Under Fire by Elizabeth Wein

Early Review: Rose Under Fire by Elizabeth Wein Book 2/Companion Book to Code Name Verity Release date: September 10, 2013 Genre: Historical, Young Adult, New Adult Book provided by NetGalley and Disney Hyperion Synopsis from Goodreads: While flying an Allied fighter plane from Paris to England, American ATA pilot and amateur poet, Rose Justice, is …

New Release Review: All Our Pretty Songs by Sarah McCarry

All Our Pretty Songs by Sarah McCarry Book #1 in the METAMORPHOSES Trilogy Genre: YA Magical Realism Publication Date: July 30th 2013 ARC Provided by Netgalley and St. Martin’s Griffin Synopsis from Goodreads: The first book in an exciting YA trilogy, this is the story of two best friends on the verge of a terrifying …

New Release Review: The Redemption of Callie and Kayden by Jessica Sorensen

The Redemption of Callie and Kayden by Jessica Sorensen Book #2 in the Coincidence series Genre: New Adult Romance Publication Date: July 30th 2013 ARC Provided by Netgalley and Forever (Grand Central Publishing) Synopsis from Goodreads: The dark secret Kayden has kept hidden for years is out. Worse, he’s facing charges for battery. The only …

Review: Torn by K.A. Robinson

Torn by K.A. Robinson Book #1 in the Torn series Genre: New Adult Romance Publication Date: May 7th 2013 ARC Provided by Netgalley and Atria Publishing Synopsis from Goodreads: Chloe hasn’t had the best life. With a mother who is gone more often than not, she has had to raise herself. After graduating high school, …

King Hall by Scarlett Dawn (Early Review)

Book Summary from Goodreads: A fresh, meaty, sink-your-teeth-in-and-hold-on-tight new adult fantasy series kicks off with King Hall… King Hall — where the Mysticals go to learn their craft, get their degrees, and transition into adulthood. And where four new Rulers will rise and meet their destinies. Lily Ruckler is adept at one thing: survival. Born …

Review: Losing It by Cora Carmack

Losing It by Cora Carmack Series: Losing It #1 Genre: New Adult Romance Publication Date: Oct 15, 2012 Virginity. Bliss Edwards is about to graduate from college and still has hers. Sick of being the only virgin among her friends, she decides the best way to deal with the problem is to lose it as …

Review: Noah (5th Street #1) by Elizabeth Reyes

Noah (5th Street #1) by Elizabeth Reyes *ebook purchased from Amazon* Regina’s Rating 3.5 stars/Grade B+ Book Summary: Veronica Cruz has been through hell and back. After disconnecting with the world two years ago to be at the side of her dying mother, she’s left alone, unemployed, overweight, and feeling a decade older than her …

Badass Hidden Gems vol. III

  Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card, Special 20th Anniversary Edition Audiobook edition Why do I have the very popular Enders Game on a list of badass hidden gems? Because I just found the audiobook version of this wonderful book and it IS a gem. The 20th anniversary audiobook edition of Enders Game is an experience …

Review: Ten Tiny Breaths by K.A. Tucker

Ten Tiny Breaths by K.A. Tucker Book #1 in the Ten Tiny Breaths series Genre: New Adult Romance Publication Date:  February 12th 2013 ARC Provided by Netgalley and Atria Synopsis from Goodreads: Just breathe, Kacey. Ten tiny breaths. Seize them. Feel them. Love them. Four years ago Kacey Cleary’s life imploded when her car was hit by …