Nerve

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Title: Nerve

Author: Jeanne Ryan

Genre/Type: Adventure, love

Age Rating: 12+

Book Rating: 3/5

About:

Nerve tells the story of a girl named Vee who chooses to be a player in a dangerous game of dares and money. The game takes a twisted turn when her and five other players are directed to a secret location for loads of prizes.  Suddenly they’re playing for everything or nothing, with their lives on the line.

Likes:

It was very interesting and that was partly  why I enjoyed it. Also, I loved the intensity of the middle section of the book. It was extremely entertaining.

Dislikes:

I’m sorry but the movie does sound a lot better. (I haven’t watched it so I can’t say anything). Also, if it was meant to be a single book why wasn’t the ending more closed in. I didn’t really like the ending.

Bookaholic – Still reading🙂

Think Twice

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TITLE: Think Twice

AUTHOR: Sarah Mlynowski

GENRE/TYPE: Love/sci-fi

AGE RATING: 11+

BOOK RATING: 3 /5

ABOUT:

Think Twice is about a group of teenagers that have telepathy, but some have started to lose it. It’s a story of trying to solve this and the friendship and romance along the way.

LIKES:

This story drew me in and held me captive.I loved the twist at the end and the friendship and different points of view from most of the characters.

DISLIKES:

Some of the parts in the book (like the sex scenes) I found kind of irrelevant.

Bookaholic – Still reading 🙂

How To Keep A Boy As A Pet

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TITLE: How To Keep A Boy As A Pet

AUTHOR: Diane Messidoro

GENRE/TYPE: Romance

AGE RATING: 10+

BOOK RATING: 2/5

ABOUT:

How To Keep A Boy As A Pet tells the story of a girl called Circe who starts a blog to use her journalism skills to blog about her life and ask to her readers how to help her get a proper boyfriend by the end of summer.

LIKES:

The romantic part was really good and the title really drew me in.

DISLIKES:

I didn’t really like the plot and the book didn’t really appeal to me.

Bookaholic – Still reading 🙂

Choose Your Own Ever After: A Hot Cold Summer

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TITLE: Choose Your Own Ever After: A Hot Cold Summer

AUTHOR: Nova Weetman

GENRE/TYPE: Choose Your Own Story/romance

AGE RATING: 8+

BOOK RATING: 2/5

ABOUT:

It’s the last day of school and Frankie Jones is looking at a long boring summer by herself. But then…

1. She gets a surprise chance to go to London.  She really wants to go but it means she will see her old boyfriend who didn’t bother to stay in touch since they last met.

2. Her dad invites her on a beach holiday. But when she discovers her dad’s new girlfriend and her daughter Ellie are also coming on their trip, Frankie’s not sure how she feels. Will she get to spend any time with her dad at all? Or will she be expected to hang out with Ellie, her new best frenemy?

LIKES:

I liked being able to choose different decisions of the character and the plot was pretty strong.

DISLIKES:

I thought that some of the endings were a bit unrealistic and there were some boring parts in the book.

Bookaholic – Still reading 🙂

 

The Unexpected Everything

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TITLE: The Unexpected Everything

AUTHOR: Morgan Matson

GENRE/TYPE: Animals, love

AGE RATING: 9+

BOOK RATING: 5/5

ABOUT:

The Unexpected Everything tells the story of a girl called Andie. She had plans for the summer but when they were cancelled she finds other means of entertainment with odg walking and a new boyfriend.

LIKES:

I really liked this book because the love story was very creative and good. They were brought together in many creative ways.

DISLIKES:

NO dislikes.

Bookaholic – Still Reading 🙂

A Series Of Unfortunate Events

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BOOKS: Too many to name.

AUTHOR: Lemony Snicket

GENRE/TYPE: Mystery/Adventure

AGE RATING: 9+

BOOK RATING: 3/5

ABOUT:

The Series Of Unfortunate Events tells the tale of the three Baudelaire siblings whose parents die in a mysterious fire. Their guardian a banker called Mr Poe has to find them various foster parents that mysterious die or disappear. The reason for this is a mysterious guardian who wants the fortune the Baudelaire siblings got from their dead parents.

LIKES:

This story had a really good plot. It had many plot twists that were really suspenseful. The writing was very descriptive and you got to know the character really well by the end of the series.

DISLIKES:

I thought that this series went on for a bit too long. (13 books was too much even for me).

Bookaholic – Still reading 🙂

My Life Undecided

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TITLE: My Life Undecided

AUTHOR: Jessica Brody

GENRE/TYPE: Comedy, love, relationships

AGE RATING: 12+

BOOK RATING: 7/6

ABOUT:

My Life Undecided is about a girl named Brooklyn Pierce who made a really bad decision and now puts her life into the hands of the readers of her new blog. This book has many ups and downs and Brooklyn is involved in both good and bad choices from her blog readers. Read to find out what they are.

LIKES:

I really liked this book because it showed decision making in a different light. This book was really original and romantic in parts.

DISLIKES:

The only thing I didn’t like was the fact that some of the bloggers decisions weren’t described in enough detail. (this is for me. so it may be different)

Bookaholic – Still reading 🙂