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BY YOUR SIDE by Kasie West #ARC #Review #Edelweiss+

BY YOUR SIDE
by Kasie West
Date Published: January 31, 2017; HarperTeen

From Goodreads:
An irresistible story from Kasie West that explores the timeless question: What do you do when you fall for the person you least expect? 

When Autumn Collins finds herself accidentally locked in the library for an entire weekend, she doesn't think things could get any worse. But that's before she realizes that Dax Miller is locked in with her. 

Autumn doesn't know much about Dax except that he's trouble. Between the rumors about the fight he was in (and that brief stint in juvie that followed it) and his reputation as a loner, he's not exactly the ideal person to be stuck with. Still, she just keeps reminding herself that it is only a matter of time before Jeff, her almost-boyfriend, realizes he left her in the library and comes to rescue her. 

Only he doesn't come. No one does. 

Underrated Books I Love So Much #TTT

Hi and welcome to Top Ten Tuesday- a weekly event hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. Follow this link for more info =)

This week's theme is Books I LOVED with Fewer than 2,000 Ratings on Goodreads aka Books I'd Relentlessly Persuade Everyone to Read. If I could just convince one of you to read any of the books featured, I'd die happy. Lol

Seriously though, please check these books out if you haven't already. I tried to include a diverse list of books so I really think there's one for everyone. Happy reading! =)

Just click on the book covers for more info...

1. The Ryogan Chronicles by Erica Cameron

I first saw Island of Exiles up for request on Netgalley. I love the cover and I was super intrigued with the short description. So I thought why not?

I had no idea what I was in for. I had no idea this would turn out to be one of my most loved trilogies. Anyone looking for a diverse, unique and exciting read, this book is definitely for you! Trust me, you wouldn't want to miss this!

A SEMI- DEFINITIVE LIST OF WORST NIGHTMARES by Krystal Sutherland #ARC #Review #Edelweiss+

A SEMI- DEFINITIVE LIST OF WORST NIGHTMARES
by Krystal Sutherland
Date Published: September 5, 2017; G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers

From Goodreads:
Ever since Esther Solar’s grandfather met Death, her entire family has been doomed to suffer one great fear in their lifetime—a fear that will eventually lead each and every one of them to their graves. Take Esther’s father, for instance: He’s an agoraphobe who hasn’t left the basement in six years. Then there’s her twin brother, Eugene, whose fear of the dark goes far beyond the things that go bump in the night. And her mother, Rosemary, is absolutely terrified of bad luck. 

As for Esther, she’s managed to escape the curse…so far. She doesn’t yet have a great fear because she avoids pretty much everything. Elevators, small spaces, crowds—anything that might trigger a phobia is off-limits and is meticulously recorded in her semi-definitive list of worst nightmares.

LOVE, LIFE AND THE LIST by Kasie West #ARC #Review #Edelweiss+

LOVE, LIFE AND THE LIST
by Kasie West
Date Published: December 26, 2017; HarperTeen

From Goodreads:
Seventeen-year-old Abby Turner’s summer isn’t going the way she’d planned. She has a not-so-secret but definitely unrequited crush on her best friend, Cooper. She hasn’t been able to manage her mother’s growing issues with anxiety. And now she’s been rejected from an art show because her work “has no heart.” So when she gets another opportunity to show her paintings Abby isn’t going to take any chances. 

Which is where the list comes in. 

Abby gives herself one month to do ten things, ranging from face a fear (#3) to learn a stranger’s story (#5) to fall in love (#8). She knows that if she can complete the list she’ll become the kind of artist she’s always dreamed of being. But as the deadline approaches, Abby realizes that getting through the list isn’t as straightforward as it seems… and that maybe—just maybe—she can’t change her art if she isn’t first willing to change herself.