Category Archives: ARC

Bobby Sky: Boy Band or Die by Joe Shine

Joe Shine’s previous book, I Become Shadow, was a favorite of several of us in our reading group. Fun, snarky, and full of action, it was a book you couldn’t help but love. Sure, there were some suspension of disbelief … Continue reading

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Valentine Book 1 by Vanyda

This was a hard nut to crack – very little happens and we are pretty much a fly on the wall of a quiet and reserved teen girl who is navigating friendships, booze, sex, and boys. That sentence makes the … Continue reading

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The Diet Detox by Brooke Alpert

Alpert’s The Diet Detox contains most of the findings about diet and nutrition that we come to expect: avoid sugars, avoid carbs, get away from processed foods, eat smarter. In addition, there are exercises and lifestyle changes such as not … Continue reading

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Boomerang by Helen Dunbar

Boomerang is a bit of a different animal in that this isn’t a romance so much as a collection of people with very messy lives coming to terms with their life choices and the mistakes they’ve made. There are absolutely … Continue reading

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Anonymous Noise Volume 7 by Ryoko Fukuyama

It is pretty hard to get love triangles right in this age of silly young adult novels. But Fukuyama does an excellent job of making us like both Momo And Yuzu and their obsession with our Nino/Alice. Each volume will … Continue reading

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The Demon Prince of Momochi House Volume 11 by Aya Shouoto

I always wonder where else Shouoto can take the story to keep it interesting and she never fails. As beautiful as the artwork is, it’s the story that keeps me coming back volume after volume. And this one is no … Continue reading

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The Young Master’s Revenge by Meca Tanaka

This is a cute and quirky romance that has fun upending typicaly shoujo conventions. Our hero, Leo, is highly flawed, and his love interest, Tenma, is so clueless as to be almost a cipher. Author Tanaka has fun with the … Continue reading

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