Genre: Humorous Stories

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Jun 15
{ARC Review} After Hours by Claire Kennedy @simonteen #pulseit

{ARC Review} After Hours by Claire Kennedy @simonteen #pulseit

After Hours is a salacious book that is as fun as it is crazy. And trust me, it is very crazy. It kind of reminded me of Gossip Girl mixed with The Bling Ring- that movie based on a true story of the teenage girls that broke into celebrity houses in California. And I don’t mean in the sense that After Hours was about rich kids on the upper east side or that they broke into celebrity houses, I just mean that the teens had the same totally insane jaded, I am going to do things that normal teenagers wouldn’t even dream of at my age. Or maybe more kids do these things than I thought. What do I know? (I just know, that I didn’t know anyone doing some of this stuff when I was Isa, Xavi, Peter, and Finn’s age.) After Hours takes place at a nice restuarant during summer. But afterhours in the restaurant is when things really heat up. The waiters, and boss, play this game called… Read more »

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May 06
{ARC Review+Giveaway} Seriously Wicked by @TinaConnolly

{ARC Review+Giveaway} Seriously Wicked by @TinaConnolly

Seriously Wicked is a young adult paranormal book that is full of spells and witchy fun. It is a on the younger end of young adult, but I think it will appeal to fans of all ages looking for a quick and light read that is all kinds of fun. Cam is not a witch, but she is raised by one. And not the nicest of witches either, she has Cam working as her personal assistant basically- always making her run crazy errands and and fulfill zany requests. I loved the tone of Seriously Wicked. It was funny and irreverent and Cam is great. She is not overly dramatic like most teenagers her age, and she doesn’t fall in any traps that the mean girls lay for her. I just really liked her good attitude. And trust me, living with the witch, I would understand a little bitterness or drama coming from her but it was like a breath of fresh air to not have it. Seriously Wicked is a… Read more »

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Apr 24
{ARC Review} Flirty Dancing by @JennyMcLachlan1 @FeiwelFriends

{ARC Review} Flirty Dancing by @JennyMcLachlan1 @FeiwelFriends

Flirty Dancing is such a fun read. It kind of reminded me of the British Georgia Nickelson series. Laugh out loud antics with a refreshingly levelheaded main character. I don’t know how to best describe Bea. She is her own person, she is nice, has a good little group of friends (most of the time), is quirky funny, has eclectic interests and is such a great big sister. She just seems like a well rounded girl that I would love to be friends with. And she brings Flirty Dancing to life. I loved watching her Jive. The more she jive danced, the happier she got. It was like she just started glowing as the book went on. I know that sounds kind of dramatic and strange, but dancing really brought Bea to life. It was lovely to see. In Flirty Dancing, a show like Britain’s got Talent, was search for high school students all across the country. First up was dancing. And Bea’s school was one of the schools on… Read more »

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Sep 06
{ARC Review} #EvilLibrarian by @MichelleKnudsen @Candlewick

{ARC Review} #EvilLibrarian by @MichelleKnudsen @Candlewick

Evil Librarian is a mixture of humor, and demon-y paranormal. There are also some cute high school crushes and some not so cute ones. All in all this book was unique and a lot of fun. I never quite knew how to classify it in just one word or category. Evil Librarian is a lot of things, and what it comes down to is that it makes a young adult book that is refreshingly different. Evil Librarian starts out with Cyn crushing hard on a guy. It was nice to see high school students and teenage girls, act like teenage girls. Too often I see either one of the extremes played out. Super immature or way too mature for high school. Cyn was very age appropriate. She had the right amount of maturity with a splash of crush obsessive-ness.  The funny part was with Cyn’s best friend- Annie. She was the no-nonsense no time for a thing as silly as a crush- kind of gal. But then she meets the… Read more »

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Jul 28
{Review+Giveaway} #HomeroomDiaries by James Patterson & Lisa Papademetriou

{Review+Giveaway} #HomeroomDiaries by James Patterson & Lisa Papademetriou

The Homeroom Diaries is a hilarious story told in the form of a teens diary, complete with tons of awesome illustrations. It is hard for me to decide which I enjoyed more- the story through Margaret, or  “Cuckoo” as she has everyone call her, entries or her pictures to go along with the entries. It was a close call, both were equally awesome and both totally hilarious. The Homeroom Diaries is told from Cuckoo’s point of view, but because it is her diaries it is told in a kind of easily accessible stream of consciousness. I loved every page of this book, even the sad ones. Cuckoo does not have it easy. She has had more than her fair share of crappy things happen to her, but still through it all she is holding it together remarkably. I know the counselors at her school don’t think so, but I do. I admired the heck out of her. And I loved seeing her with her friends. Check out how they describe themselves… Read more »

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