Internet Famous by Danika Stone

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Title: Internet Famous

Author: Danika Stone

Publisher: Swoon Reads

Number of Pages: 336

Language: English

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Can an online romance survive in real life?

Internet sensation Madison Nakama has it all! Her pop-culture rewatch site has a massive following, and fans across the world wait on her every post and tweet. Even Madi’s dismal romantic life seems ready to take off as Laurent, a fellow geek (and unfairly HOT French exchange student!) starts flirting with her in the comments section of her blog. But Laurent’s not the only one watching for Madi’s replies.

Internet fame has a price, and their online romance sparks the unwanted attention of a troll. When Madi’s “real life” hits a rough patch, she feels her whole world crumbling. With Laurent’s support, can Madi rally her friends across the globe to beat the troll, or will he succeed in driving her away from everything—and everyone—she loves?

Here is a YA contemporary romance for the iGeneration from Danika Stone, author of All the Feels!

I received this book from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. 

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Someone Else’s Summer by Rachel Bateman

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Title: Someone Else’s Summer

Author: Rachel Bateman

Publisher: Running Press

Number of Pages: 320

Language: English

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Anna’s always idolized her older sister, Storm. So when Storm dies in a tragic car accident on the night of her high school graduation, Anna is completely lost and her family is torn apart. That is, until she finds Storm’s summer bucket list and decides to honor her sister by having the best summer ever—which includes taking an epic road trip to the coast from her sleepy Iowa town. Setting out to do everything on Storm’s list along with her sisters best friend Cameron—the boy next door—who knew that Storm’s dream summer would eventually lead to Anna’s own self-discovery?

I received this book through Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. 

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Textrovert by Lindsey Summers

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Title: Textrovert

Author: Lindsey Summers

Publisher: Kids Can Press

Number of Pages: 300

Language: English

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It’s bad enough when high-school senior Keeley grabs the wrong phone while leaving her small town’s end-of-summer fair. It’s even worse when she discovers that the phone she now has belongs to the obnoxious, self-centered Talon and that he’s just left for football camp … with her phone. Reluctantly, the two agree to forward messages for a week. And as Keeley gets to know Talon, she starts to like him. Keeley learns there’s more to Talon than the egocentric jock most people see. There’s more to Keeley, too. Texting Talon, she can step out of the shadow of her popular twin brother. Texting Talon, she can be the person she’s always wanted to be.
Sparks fly when the two finally meet to exchange their phones. But while Keeley has been playing a part online, Talon has been keeping a secret. He has a different connection to Keeley — one that has nothing to do with phones, and one that will make their new relationship all but impossible. Knowing what she now knows, can Keeley trust him? And can love in the present erase mistakes of the past?

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One Lovely Blogger Award

Happy Wednesday! Today I’m posting another tag/award, the One Lovely Blogger Award. I had never heard of this award before I saw it on Jessica’s blog, but thank you so much for nominating me! Make sure you’re all following her, because she’s lovely & awesome 😛

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THE RULES 

  • Thank the person who nominated you and link their blog
  • Add the One Lovely Blog Award to your post
  • Share 7 things about yourself
  • Pass this on to as many people as you like (max 15)
  • Include this set of rules
  • Inform your nominees

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The Dream Book Panel Tag

Hello, everyone! I hope you’re having a wonderful Tuesday 😀 Today is a national holiday here, so it means there was no school for me; however, I still have to work on a couple of things. That’s why I’ve been a little inactive lately, but today I’m bringing you The Dream Book Panel Tag.

I was tagged by Azia @ The Uncharted Word a looooong time ago. I loved her post and was excited to create a similar one, but I never got the free time to think about it. Recently, I was also contacted by Eventbrite. For those of you unfamiliar with the name, it is “the largest self-service ticketing platform in the world that helps people find and plan events.” You can check out their conference management page to find conferences near you. ^^

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Only Ever Yours by Louise O’Neill

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Title: Only Ever Yours

Author: Louise O’Neill

Publisher: Quercus

Number of Pages: 392

Language: English

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frieda and isabel have been best friends their whole lives.

Now, aged sixteen and in their final year at the School, they expect to be selected as companions – wives to wealthy and powerful men. The alternative – life as a concubine – is too horrible to contemplate.

But as the intensity of the final year takes hold, the pressure to remain perfect becomes almost unbearable. isabel starts to self-destruct, putting her beauty – her only asset – in peril.

And then, the boy arrive, eager to choose a bride.

frieda must fight for her future – even if it means betraying the only friend, the only love, she has ver known…

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The Blood of Olympus by Rick Riordan

By now, I seriously don’t know what to say about Rick Riordan’s books. When I read Percy Jackson and the Last Olympian last year, I loved it so much that I couldn’t write anything about it – I couldn’t put it into words! It’s happening all over again, but now I also want to say more than I should, so I’m keeping this review completely spoiler-free, instead of just revealing spoilers of previous books. This post is going to be super short, I can already anticipate it 😂

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Title: O Sangue do Olimpo

(The Blood of Olympus, in English)

Author: Rick Riordan

Publisher: Planeta

Number of Pages: 352

Language: Portuguese

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Though the Greek and Roman crewmembers of the Argo II have made progress in their many quests, they still seem no closer to defeating the earth mother, Gaea. Her giants have risen—all of them—and they’re stronger than ever. They must be stopped before the Feast of Spes, when Gaea plans to have two demigods sacrificed in Athens. She needs their blood—the blood of Olympus—in order to wake.

The demigods are having more frequent visions of a terrible battle at Camp Half-Blood. The Roman legion from Camp Jupiter, led by Octavian, is almost within striking distance. Though it is tempting to take the Athena Parthenos to Athens to use as a secret weapon, the friends know that the huge statue belongs back on Long Island, where it “might” be able to stop a war between the two camps.

The Athena Parthenos will go west; the Argo II will go east. The gods, still suffering from multiple personality disorder, are useless. How can a handful of young demigods hope to persevere against Gaea’s army of powerful giants? As dangerous as it is to head to Athens, they have no other option. They have sacrificed too much already. And if Gaea wakes, it is game over.

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Geekerella by Ashley Poston

I’M SO SORRY FOR MY ABSENCE, GUYS! I honestly could fill an entire post just telling you about the craziness that school has been, with all extra homework and essays, but it wouldn’t be worth it (check yesterday’s post for more details, though). I’m really upset I’m missing on your posts – even if I do a blog hop after school is over, I won’t be able to read all of it :/ I’m just glad that I’ll have a little more time after next Tuesday, that’ll be an opportunity to try to catch up.

The only reason why I’m able to post today is because I pre-wrote this, and I only had to edit the post. It’s kinda short, but I hope you still enjoy it. 🙂

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Title: Geekerella

Author: Ashley Poston

Publisher: Quirk Books

Number of Pages: 320

Language: English

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Geek girl Elle Wittimer lives and breathes Starfield, the classic sci-fi series she grew up watching with her late father. So when she sees a cosplay contest for a new Starfield movie, she has to enter. The prize? An invitation to the ExcelsiCon Cosplay Ball, and a meet-and-greet with the actor slated to play Federation Prince Carmindor in the reboot. With savings from her gig at the Magic Pumpkin food truck (and her dad’s old costume), Elle’s determined to win…unless her stepsisters get there first.

Teen actor Darien Freeman used to live for cons—before he was famous. Now they’re nothing but autographs and awkward meet-and-greets. Playing Carmindor is all he’s ever wanted, but Starfield fandom has written him off as just another dumb heartthrob. As ExcelsiCon draws near, Darien feels more and more like a fake—until he meets a girl who shows him otherwise. But when she disappears at midnight, will he ever be able to find her again?

Part romance, part love letter to nerd culture, and all totally adorbs, Geekerella is a fairy tale for anyone who believes in the magic of fandom.

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