*This review includes spoilers. There are warning signs before and after the spoiler*
Title: We All Looked Up
Author: Tommy Wallach
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Synopsis: Before the asteroid we let ourselves be defined by labels:
The athlete, the outcast, the slacker, the overachiever.
But then we all looked up and everything changed.
They said it would be here in two months. That gave us two months to leave our labels behind. Two months to become something bigger than what we’d been, something that would last even after the end.
Two months to really live.
This is the first time I’m doing something like this, and I have no idea if it will be the last time either so let’s just go with the flow. 😀
These books are my most anticipated YA releases in the month of October (in no particular order):
Title: On The Edge
Author: Allison van Diepen
Synopsis: Maddie Diaz never should have taken that shortcut through the park. If she hadn’t, she wouldn’t have seen two members of the Reyes gang attacking a homeless man. Now, as the only witness, she knows there’s a target on her back.
But when the Reyes jump her on the street, Maddie is protected by a second gang and their secretive leader, Lobo, who is determined to take down the Reyes himself. Lobo is mysterious and passionate, and Maddie begins to fall for him. But when they live this close to the edge, can their love survive?
Title: Finding Paris
Author: Joy Preble
Publisher: Balzer + Bray
Synopsis: “Sisters Leo and Paris Hollings have only ever had each other to rely on. They can’t trust their mother, who hops from city to city and from guy to guy, or their gambler stepfather, who’s moved them all to Las Vegas. It’s just the two of them: Paris, who’s always been the dreamer, and Leo, who has a real future in mind—going to Stanford, becoming a doctor, falling in love. But Leo isn’t going anywhere right now, except driving around Vegas all night with her sister.
Until Paris ditches Leo at the Heartbreak Hotel Diner, where moments before they had been talking with physics student Max Sullivan. Outside, Leo finds a cryptic note from Paris—a clue. Is it some kind of game? Where is Paris, and why has she disappeared? When Leo reluctantly accepts Max’s offer of help, the two find themselves following a string of clues through Vegas and beyond. But the search for the truth is not a straight line. And neither is the path to secrets Leo and Max hold inside.”
Hi! It has been almost a month since I last posted a review and I’m incredibly sorry for that, but I have been super busy with school and for a moment I basically lost myself in a mess of things but I’m a bit better now, so back to business! 😀
July was my birthday month, so I that obviously means even more books than usual because you now have an excuse to buy books. I think I also bought books in August but I it was the most challenging month for me this year, therefore I didn’t keep track of the books I bought in August. (That’s actually why I combined both months)
Here are my new babies. Enjoy!