Dead Girls Society by Michelle Krys || Some Letters Shouldn’t Be Opened

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D E A D   G I R L S   S O C I E T Y

Author: Michelle Krys

Genre: YA, Contemporary, Mystery, Thriller, Suspense

Published: November 8th 2016 by Delacorte Press

Synopsis:

“You are cordially invited to participate in a game of thrills and dares. Tell no one, and come alone. If you dare.”

Hope is sick of everyone treating her like she’s breakable. Sure, she has cystic fibrosis (basically really bad lungs), but she’s tired of being babied by her mom and her overprotective best friend, Ethan, not to mention worrying about paying for her expensive medication and how she’s going to afford college. And she’s bored with life in her run-down New Orleans suburb.

When an invitation arrives from a mysterious group that calls itself the Society, Hope jumps at the chance for some excitement. This could be her ticket out. All she has to do is complete a few dares and she might win some real money.

But the Society isn’t all it seems . . . and soon Hope finds that playing the game isn’t a choice—it’s a requirement.
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Summerlong by Peter S. Beagle || Book With A Greek Myth

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S U M M E R L O N G

A u t h o r : Peter S. Beagle

P u b l i s h e d : September 6th 2016 by Tachyon Publications

G e n r e : Fantasy, Magical Realism, Contemporary, Mystery, Adult

F o r m a t : eARC

S y n o p s i s : Beloved author Peter S. Beagle (The Last Unicorn) returns with this long-anticipated new novel, a beautifully bittersweet tale of passion, enchantment, and the nature of fate. Continue reading

Omari and the People || My First Audiobook Experience

On Twitter, I have a friend who loves audiobooks and occasionally tells me about some of the books she listens to. But frankly, I don’t see where the appeal is in listening to them. I used to think I’d only get distracted. But out of curiosity, I tried listening to some audiobook samples, once or twice. The result was – either the narrators annoyed me, or else, I had to keep holding back a snort.

However, all that has changed now. Ever since Jess The Audiobookworm introduced me to my very first audiobook, which so happens to be Omari and the People, I’ve switched over to the dark side and can now officially say that I’m a convert. I’m just so glad and grateful that my first audiobook experience had been an extremely wonderful and joyful one. Continue reading