Swoon Saturday (2): Jenn P. Nguyen and Danika Stone


Swoon SaturdaysSwoon Twins: Jenn P. Nguyen and Danika Stone

I find it really cool whenever Swoon Reads decides to have Swoon Twins – authors with the same release day. I mean, more reasons to celebrate!!!

Last year, we had Temple West and Kimberly Karalius, celebrating their book birthday on the 12th of May.

This year, we have Jenn and Danika – celebrating their book birthday every June 7! ❤

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The Way to Game the Walk of Shame by Jenn P. Nguyen


The Way to Game the Walk of ShameThe Way to Game the Walk of Shame by Jenn P. Nguyen

Publication Date: June 7, 2016 by Swoon Reads

Genre: Young Adult Romance

[Special thanks to the publisher and Edelweiss for the review copy!]

Goodreads Summary:

Taylor Simmons is screwed.

Things were hard enough when her single-minded dedication to her studies earned her the reputation of being an Ice Queen, but after getting drunk at a party and waking up next to bad boy surfer Evan McKinley, the entire school seems intent on tearing Taylor down with mockery and gossip.

Desperate to salvage her reputation, Taylor persuades Evan to pretend they’re in a serious romantic relationship. After all, it’s better to be the girl who tames the wild surfer than just another notch on his surfboard.

Readers will be ready to sign their own love contract after reading this fun and addicting contemporary YA romance.

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All the Feels by Danika Stone


All the FeelsAll the Feels by Danika Stone

Publication Date: June 7, 2016 by Swoon Reads

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary

[Special thanks to the publisher and Edelweiss for the review copy!]

Goodreads Summary:

College freshman Liv is more than just a fangirl: The Starveil movies are her life…and her last tangible connection to her deceased father. Thus, when her favorite character, Captain Matt Spartan, is killed off at the end of the last movie, Liv Just. Can’t. Deal.

Tired of sitting in her room sobbing, Liv decides to launch an online campaign to bring her beloved hero back to life. With the help of her best friend, Xander, actor and steampunk cosplayer extraordinare, she creates #SpartanSurvived, a call that ignites the fandom. But as her online life succeeds beyond her wildest dreams, Liv is forced to balance that with the pressures of school, her (mostly nonexistent and entirely traumatic) romantic life, and her disapproving mother’s new boyfriend. A trip to DragonCon with Xander might be exactly what she needs to get away from it all… and figure out what (and who!) she really wants.

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Swoon Saturday (1): Love, Lies and Spies by Cindy Anstey


Swoon Saturdays

Helloooo! Welcome to the first Swoon Saturday post! ❤

Today, we have Cindy Anstey’s Love, Lies and Spies – which releases on the 19th together with No Love Allowed.

Below is my ARC review of this historical romance:

Love, Lies and SpiesLove, Lies and Spies by Cindy Anstey

Publication Date: April 19, 2016 by Swoon Reads

Genre: Young Adult Romance

[Special thanks to the publisher for the review copy!]

Goodreads Summary:

Juliana Telford is not your average nineteenth-century young lady. She’s much more interested in researching ladybugs than marriage, fashionable dresses, or dances. So when her father sends her to London for a season, she’s determined not to form any attachments. Instead, she plans to secretly publish her research.

Spencer Northam is not the average young gentleman of leisure he appears. He is actually a spy for the War Office, and is more focused on acing his first mission than meeting eligible ladies. Fortunately, Juliana feels the same, and they agree to pretend to fall for each other. Spencer can finally focus, until he is tasked with observing Juliana’s traveling companions . . . and Juliana herself.

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[Blog Tour] No Love Allowed by Kate Evangelista


No Love AllowedNo Love Allowed by Kate Evangelista

Publication Date: April 19, 2016 by Swoon Reads

Genre: Young Adult Romance

[Special thanks to the publisher for the review copy!]

Goodreads Summary:

It’s all fun and parties until someone falls in love in this modern fairy tale from author Kate Evangelista.

Caleb desperately needs a fake girlfriend. Either he attends a series of parties for his father’s law firm with a pretty girl on his arm, or he gets shipped off to Yale to start a future he’s not ready for and isn’t sure he wants. And sadly, the last unattached girl in his social circle has just made the grievous mistake of falling in love with him. Fortunately, Didi, recently fired waitress and aspiring painter, is open to new experiences. As the summer ticks by in a whirl of lavish parties, there’s only one rule: They must not fall in love!

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First Kisses and Other Misfortunes by Kimberly Karalius


First Kisses and Other MisfortunesFirst Kisses and Other Misfortunes by Kimberly Karalius

Publication Date: February 8, 2016 by Swoon Reads

Genre: Young Adult Romance (M/M)

[This novella is available for free! Click here to get a copy!]

Goodreads Summary:

Two boys discover that true love is harder than it looks, even in the charming town of Grimbaud, in this lovely novella from the author of Love Fortunes and Other Disasters.

Nico is worried. Again. After freeing Martin from the illegal love charms of his evil ex-girlfriend, Nico was sure that their love would be the perfect romance he’d been waiting for. But it’s been months and Nico’s still waiting for his first kiss. Between Martin’s dedication to student government and Nico’s responsibilities at his family’s tourism business, there’s been no time for romance or kisses. Fortunately, the Canal Festival is coming up and like all Grimbaud events, it will befilled with romance…especially the Water Parade, Nico’s favorite part. And this year, Nico will be the captain of his own small boat! It’s the perfect opportunity for a romantic (and hopefully kiss-filled) date with his boyfriend. There’s just one small problem: Martin is afraid of drowning. Will Nico’s dreams of a romantic first kiss be sunk before they are even launched?

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These Vicious Masks by Tarun Shanker and Kelly Zekas


These Vicious MasksThese Vicious Masks by Tarun Shanker and Kelly Zekas

Publication Date: February 9, 2016 by Swoon Reads

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

[Special thanks to the publisher for the review copy!]

Goodreads Summary:

Evelyn has no interest in marriage and even the dashing Mr. Kent can’t make her want to live up to society’s expectations. She’d much rather assist her beloved sister Rose in becoming the world’s first female doctor. But everything changes the night she meets Sebastian Braddock – not only is the reclusive lord both vexing and surprisingly attractive, he’s also quite possibly mad, and his interest in Rose is galling. So when Evelyn wakes up to discover that Rose has disappeared, she immediately suspects Sebastian.

But then she discovers that Sebastian’s strange tales of special powers are actually true, and that Rose’s kidnappers have worse in mind for her than simply ruining her reputation. Surrounded by secrets, lies, and unprecedented danger, Evelyn has no choice but to trust Sebastian, yet she can’t help but worry that Sebastian’s secrets are the most dangerous of all…

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