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Magan: Fever by Lauren DeStefano

Fever by Lauren DeStefano [website | twitter] Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing Release Date: February 21, 2012 Pages: 341 pages Format: ARC received from Lena at Addicted 2 Novels (Thanks, Lena!) Why I read it: It’s the sequel to Wither! Summary: Rhine and Gabriel have escaped the mansion. Their goal is go get back to […]

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March 4, 2012 - 8:13 am

In My Mailbox Meme: Rather Be Reading Blog (Estelle) - […] The Princesses of Iowa by M. Molly Backes Magan: Fever by Lauren DeStefano M + E: The Book Report: The Probability of Miracles by Wendy Wunder Estelle: Curveball: The Year I […]

March 1, 2012 - 4:33 pm

Magan - I would say, Mands, that if you didn’t love Wither, then you might not connect with Fever. The issues went deeper and got even more twisted than in Wither.

March 1, 2012 - 4:32 pm

Magan - Thanks, Lena! Thanks for the book hook-up. 🙂 And yes, definitely terrifying.

February 29, 2012 - 7:35 pm

Lena - Great review, Magan! I’m so glad you enjoyed it more than the first one. There might not be nuclear weapons and war, but DeStefano’s world sure is terrifying! 🙂

February 29, 2012 - 2:14 pm

VeganYANerds - I liked your description of how the story felt, BAM!

I really don’t know if I want to bother with Fever, I didn’t like Wither even after being told how awesome it was, I don’t think I’ll be rushing out to get it, I’ll wait until the library gets a copy. But you do have me interested because you said it’s better than Wither, which is rare in a series of 3 books.

Estelle: In My Mailbox (2/19/2012)

Happy Sunday, friends! I can’t believe it’s already been 2 weeks since my last v-log. Craziness! I hope all of you had a great week, and for those of you enjoying an extended weekend because of President’s Day, are relaxing and curling up with a good book (or 3). Because I’m traveling a lot this […]

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February 20, 2012 - 8:01 pm

Jana @ That Artsy Reader Girl - Yours and Magan’s recent vlogs are what gave me the courage to post my first one this week! You seem so comfortable. Haha. I had to record mine twice. Hopefully I’ll get used to it. 😛 It’s always nice to see you!

Very cool that Magan sent you some goodies! I’d be overwhelmed if I had all those books to read at once! They sound good, and I’m excited for your reviews of them all!

February 20, 2012 - 5:50 pm

Alexa @ Alexa Loves Books - I will totally support your book buying ban, simply because I’m on one too! I’ve been good so far (although I make exceptions for book signings), so hopefully, I keep that up and definitely whittle down my TBR.

In other news, I will (hopefully) see you this week? Possibly in Barnes and Noble during my lunch break 😉

I hope you like Various Positions. It wasn’t a bad read; on the contrary, it was an interesting one. I just felt very “WHAT THE HECK” while I was reading it.

The other books you mentioned all sound really good. Must go and check them out now!

February 20, 2012 - 10:22 am

Estelle - Thanks April! I just finished VP. And there is a lot to like about it. I don’t want to say too much. But I think you should give it a try. If that’s a good clue 🙂 Happy reading & have a great week!

February 20, 2012 - 10:20 am

Estelle - Sash, I just finished VP last night! I have a lot of thoughts too. I hope I can get my review up soon. It’s not what I thought at all. Thanks so much for all the kind words. Magan and I love your blog so much and the two of you. Hope your week moves quickly!

February 20, 2012 - 10:10 am

Estelle - Thanks Mands! Yes. I’m trying to drill into my head. LIBRARY BOOKS & BOOKS ON MY SHELVES. I’ll learn eventually. 😛

February 20, 2012 - 10:09 am

Estelle - Ginger, thanks for your comment! I’m so happy to have the ALA books and I think in some way, my wallet is super happy about it. I do have some gift cards actually to B&N *but* I keep forgetting them. Note to self: put them in wallet. haha. Did you read Difference yet? I should be on that one soon. Have a great week!

February 20, 2012 - 7:48 am

Ginger @ GReads! - I know what you mean about the over flowing pile of books. After ALA I feel so completely guilty even considering buying a book. Yet, I still went to B&N last week. Oops! haha I’m anxious to read your review for The Difference Between You and Me.

February 19, 2012 - 6:13 pm

VeganYANerds - Great vlog, Estelle! I am trying to put myself on a book-buying ban as well, I have plenty of great YA avail. at my local libraries and I have a bunch of books I’ve purchased but haven’t read yet!

February 19, 2012 - 6:12 pm

Sash from Sash and Em - 1. Interested to see what you think of Various Positions. It..err..rubbed me the wrong way. But can’t wait to see what you think!

2. Em and I skype atleast once a week! It’s really fun and helps us talk and plan for the blog. 🙂

3. Jealous that you have Monday off! (because we don’t!)

4. I started The Stalker Chronicles but wasn’t in the mood for Contemp so had to put it down for a little while.

5. Em and I love you guys!! Hope you have a fabulous week and yay for books!

xoxo -S

February 19, 2012 - 2:40 pm

April Books & Wine - Various Positions sounds great! Actually, all of the books you mention seem interesting.

Happy reading 🙂