What I read…November 2013

So you remember how I said October was a great reading month? Well November was the exact opposite. I read a total of 5 books, which may be an all time low for me. I will say November was a good month for book events (I mean I went to YALLFest and it was wicked awesome).

17233800Crash into You (Pushing the Limits #3) by Katie McGarry
Published
November 26th 2013 by HarlequinTeen
Source:
eGalley via NetGalley (THANK YOU HARLEQUINTEEN!)

5/5…I loved, loved, LOVED this one! First there is Isaiah, who I thought I liked before this but now I officially adore him. Then there’s Rachel. I can honestly say there is not a single thing I didn’t love about Rachel. She might be one of my favorite female characters EVER. She was fierce and strong at the perfect times. I didn’t think I was going to like everything surrounding the cars (I am NOT a car person) but it was a perfect storyline and it was done right. Katie McGarry..don’t ever stop writing.

13638125Vicious by V. E. Schwab
Published
September 24th 2013 by Tor
Source:
purchased

4.5/5…WOW is this a good book. This book was built on its characters and they were done right. Each character had their purpose to the story even if it didn’t seem like it at first. There is a great play on who is the real hero of the story. I seriously just want more original “super”-hero books like this. The writing was spectacular and I cannot wait to read Victoria’s YA series!

18333827Stir Me Up by Sabrina Elkins
Published
October 1st 2013 by HarlequinTEEN
Source:
purchased

4/5…This was a good, quick read. The first half of this book was absolutely perfect! I loved reading about the building chemistry between Cami and Julian. I do wish the second half was as strong as the first. Conflicts were solved too quickly and the steamy scenes were average compared to the early scenes. I loved the incorporation of cooking in this novel and felt that it was done fabulously. My mouth was watering for some of the dishes! Overall I totally recommend picking this up for the price and cannot wait to read more from Elkins!

14290364Champion (Legend #3) by Marie Lu
Published
November 5th 2013 by Putnam Juvenile
Source:
purchased

5/5…This was a perfect ending to a great series. Once again the book reads like a movie. There were just as many tears as there were smiles. If anyone knows how to write multiple POVs its Marie Lu.

23230Naomi and Ely’s No Kiss List by David Levithan and Rachel Cohn
Published
August 28th 2007 by Knopf Books for Young Readers
Source:
library

3.5/5…I liked this one a lot but never fell in love with it. I enjoyed the unique story and multiple POVs but never felt connection to any of the characters.

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