ARC Review: “Cool for the Summer” by Dahlia Adler

A huge thank you to Wednesday Books for giving me a free digital copy in exchange for an honest review.

When this landed in my inbox, it was the first time I’d heard of it. I was immediately drawn to the beautiful cover and I thought it would be a fun romp through a past summer with something a little more. …Well, I wasn’t wholly wrong but perhaps I went in with the wrong expectations?

Content warning: homophobia; on-page but not explicit sex and masturbation

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ARC Review: “Switch” by A.S. King

Thanks to PenguinTeen for giving me a free digital copy via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.

You know, I wasn’t quite sure what to make of this book when I read then synopsis but it sounded so unique I knew wanted to read it. Well, I finished it and I have some…thoughts. Perhaps some jumbled thoughts but they exist nonetheless. 😛

Content warning: mentions of animal abuse and suicidal ideation

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ARC Review: “What’s Not to Love” by Emily Wibberly & Austin Siegemund-Broka

Thanks to PenguinTeen for giving me a free digital copy in exchange for an honest review. (Yes, I know I’m behind, sorry!)

Look, y’all. My first Wibbroka book and I thought, “Yes! Finally reading what everyone else has been saying are a great YA contemporary pair!” And the thing is… Maybe I just went into this one with a lot of expectation. Perhaps I should have started with their first book. Alas, I did no such thing.

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ARC Review: “Super Fake Love Song” by David Yoon

Thanks to PenguinTeen for sending me an early copy!

I absolutely loved Yoon’s Frankly in Love, so when I saw that he was releasing another YA contemporary, I was very excited (though the cover isn’t my favorite). This book has a completely different vibe than FIL, and you have to dig a little deeper to find it. However, there are multiple, engrossing layers in this book–mending a sibling relationship, wondering who your parents really are, and not being ashamed of who you are. Once I got over the oddly hyperbolic writing style, I found myself enjoying it a lot more.

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MORE THAN MAYBE Blog Tour: Review + Excerpt

First off, a huge thank you to Wednesday Books for sending me an early copy in exchange for an honest review and for asking me to be a part of the blog tour!

I’m thrilled to have another book by Hahn as I really enjoyed her debut book, You’d Be Mine, and I’m so happy to say I loved her sophomore novel even more! This is a book Teenage Nicole would have simply loved as well, and Adult Nicole appreciates that teens now have the chance to have this book in their hands!

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