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Magan’s Most Anticipated December Releases

I’m running a little behind on sharing this list of the books I’m most looking forward to this month. Most of the books I’m looking forward to come out on the same day and at the end of the month, so if you get gift cards for Christmas, consider checking these out: Catching Jordan by Miranda Kenneally […]

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December 12, 2011 - 2:02 pm

Magan - Hi Steph! Thanks so much for the comment! I have heard the same things about Catching Jordan. I can’t wait!! I’m so excited you’re a new follower… I’m off to go check out your blog. Thanks so much for visiting. 🙂

December 11, 2011 - 9:55 pm

Steph @ The Caffeinated Reader - I just bought Catching Jordan for kindle! I’m not a football fan at all, but I keep hearing people say how AMAZING it is, and the cuteness level has been compared to Anna and the French Kiss (one of my absolute favorites).

I’m curious about Kiss, Crush, Collide. I haven’t read any reviews for it yet.

Great list. I’m a new follower 🙂

December 10, 2011 - 10:02 pm

Magan - Oh gosh, Alexa! You’ll *have* to let me know what you think of Catching Jordan. Can’t wait for your review! I am so, so excited about it!

December 10, 2011 - 3:02 pm

Alexa @ Alexa Loves Books - Great picks Magan! I only have Catching Jordan in my hands for now, but I’m really excited to read it 🙂

BOOK REPORT: Lola and the Boy Next Door by Stephanie Perkins

Today we are diving into our second BOOK REPORT, a feature that we share every month. We both read the same book, chat about it, and post it here. With minor spoilers, we introduce one of our favorite authors and books… Lola and the Boy Next Door by Stephanie Perkins Release Date: September 29, 2011 […]

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December 31, 2014 - 8:01 am

Goodbye to 2014 + End of Year Book Survey | Magan - […] Of Books You Read: 52 Number of Re-Reads: 2 (Anna + the French Kiss, Lola + the Boy Next Door) Genre You Read The Most From: Contemporary YA Fiction (86%) / YA Fantasy (8%) / Adult […]

September 23, 2014 - 8:01 am

Isla and the Happily Ever After by Stephanie Perkins - […] and the Happily Ever After by Stephanie Perkins (website | twitter) Other Books Reviewed: Lola and the Boy Next Door Publication Date: August 14, 2014 Publisher:  Dutton Pages: 339 Target Audience: Young Adult […]

February 19, 2013 - 12:02 am

Top 10 Tuesday: Best Families in Contemporary YA - […] 5. Lola and the Boy Next Door by Stephanie Perkins: I just love, love, loved Lola’s dads. They were humorous, a bit overprotective, and super uplifting. They kept Lola grounded when she seemed to have trouble finding her way. Some of my favorite scenes took place when Cricket and Lola were helping out with the pie baking for the bakery. (Our joint review.) […]

December 1, 2011 - 11:44 pm

Magan - Thanks so much for the comment, Jana! It’s so much fun to see how we all identify with the different characters. Anna and Lola are so versatile and reach such a wide audience. I am so thankful Estelle told me to read Anna a few months ago. It’s opened me up to a world of awesomeness!

Samual – THANKS! These are one of my favorite features, too. It’s going to be fun as we do more of them to see how they evolve. I’m sure we will have different opinions about some things on future books. I love discussing all the books with Estelle!

December 1, 2011 - 4:07 pm

Samual - I can’t wait to read this book! I love the cover a lot—cute and romantic! Awesome chat! Love it when you girls do that! Hehe. I’m so looking forward to reading this one! Thank you for sharing it!

Sam
Books For All Seasons

December 1, 2011 - 1:04 pm

Jana - I am SO Anna. I loved Lola with every fiber of my being, but I related more to Anna. Anna was in college… I have not been to Homecoming in, like, 6 years now! I think another part of my reason for this is that I’m pretty obsessed with Paris and men with French accents.

I agree with you, Magan, when you said that Stephanie brings normal characters to the table. Not just a bunch of sexy ones who don’t even seem real.

I’m also really excited about the contemporary shift in YA fiction. It doesn’t all have to be regency or paranormal.

I loved reading your discussion! What a fun feature. 🙂

Magan’s Most Anticipated November YA Releases

My to-read list on Goodreads is out of control. I have so many more to-be-released books saved than I do books that are already published. I thought it might help me stay organized and on top of my most-anticipated books if I shared new releases that are coming out this month that I cannot wait […]

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November 5, 2011 - 10:41 am

Hemborgwife - I love this list of books, I am going to keep it bookmarked for my next amazon order!