ALL THE BRIGHT PLACES | REVIEW

Title: All the Bright Places
Author: Jennifer Niven
First Published: 2015
Genre: Young adult
Length:388 pages
Summary: Goodreads
Buy on: Book Depository
Rating: ★★★★★

** Trigger-warning: mental illness, undiagnosed mental illness, bipolar disorder, suicide attempts, survivor’s guilt. **

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“Theodore Finch is fascinated by death, and he constantly thinks of ways he might kill himself. But each time, something good, no matter how small, stops him.

Violet Markey lives for the future, counting the days until graduation, when she can escape her Indiana town and her aching grief in the wake of her sister’s recent death.

When Finch and Violet meet on the ledge of the bell tower at school, it’s unclear who saves whom. And when they pair up on a project to discover the “natural wonders” of their state, both Finch and Violet make more important discoveries: It’s only with Violet that Finch can be himself—a weird, funny, live-out-loud guy who’s not such a freak after all. And it’s only with Finch that Violet can forget to count away the days and start living them. But as Violet’s world grows, Finch’s begins to shrink.”

ZALI LUNA: MOVIE STAR | REVIEW

Zali Luna Movie Star

Title: Zali Luna: Movie Star
Author: Emma Jamvold
First Published: 2015
Genre: Young adult
SummaryGoodreads
Buy on: Amazon
Rating: ★★★★ (3.75 / 5)

*** I received a free digital copy of Zali Luna: Movie Star from the author, Emma Jamvold, in exchange for an honest review. ***

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Sixteen-year-old school girl Zali Luna has just been cast in her first Very Big Movie. But while going to Sydney and working with her gorgeous, world famous co-star Oliver Lamond is a dream come, Zali also has a very big problem. 

     She’s pretty sure that she’s the only sixteen-year-old girl in the world who hasn’t been kissed, and soon she’s going to have to kiss Oliver on screen.

     Zali’s determined to get some kissing practice in before the big day, but there’s her malicious rival, child star Emma Small to contend with, and then there’s Harry, who may have feelings for Zali that go deeper than just friendship.

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ANGELFALL | REVIEW

Title: Angelfall
Author: Susan Ee
First Published: 2011
Genre: Dystopian, fantasy, young adult
Length: 288 pages
SummaryGoodreads
Buy on: Book Depository
Rating: ★★★★★

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“It’s been six weeks since the angels of the apocalypse destroyed the world as we know it. Only pockets of humanity remain.

Savage street gangs rule the day while fear and superstition rule the night.

When angels fly away with a helpless girl, her seventeen-year-old sister Penryn will do anything to get her back…”

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DEAR TUMBLR/BOOKLR: A REALLY SAPPY THANK-YOU

It’s really crazy to think that my blog has spread so far, I mean, I have followers all over the world! From Australia, to Sweden, and even in India!

When I restarted my blog in May 2014 (after a hiatus that lasted ~6.5 months), I had 70 followers. Here I am, closing in on a year later, and I have over 1,600 followers.The number 1,600 is just unfathomable. Never in my life did I think that my blog would have this many followers.

Thanks to all of you, I’ve been given so many opportunities. I’ve worked with different authors, and publishing companies; I’ve been given books to read and review; I’ve hosted a giveaway; there is just so much that has happened, and so much more that will happen.

Even though I don’t feel like I belong in the booklr community, even if I don’t feel “popular(hah)/good enough” for the booklr community, I will forever be grateful to all of you. Through the losses I’ve endured for the last 2 years, through the mood swings, through the endless loneliness; you guys have been there. Even if you didn’t directly say something to me, just knowing that there was a chance that you saw a post, it made me feel better. It made me feel less invisible. From the bottom of my heart, I just want to say thank you. You’ve changed my life for the better, and I truly hope that I have made some sort of positive impact on yours.

If we’ve never talked, if we don’t take as much as we used to, I want you to know this: I love you, I love everything about you. I think you are wonderful. I think you are beautiful, handsome, lovely, so so sooo adorable. You are so strong. You can change the world, you can change your world. Never give up, and never ever lose sight of your dreams. I want you all to be very happy; I want all of you to get what you want out of life. This has been a really sappy post, but I mean every word of it. Please, take care of yourselves.

Sending all of my love and hugs,
Candice; Wondrous Books.