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Estelle: The Wanderer by Robyn Carr

The Wanderer by Robyn Carr ( web | tweet ) Book 1 of the Thunder Point Series. Publication Date: March 26, 2013 Publisher: Harlequin MIRA Pages: 378 Target audience: Adult Keywords: romance, small town, “Friday Night Lights”-esque Format read: ARC from NetGalley via Publisher. (Thanks!) Summary: Cooper arrives in Thunder Point after his old army […]

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June 24, 2013 - 9:00 am

Romance Review: The Newcomer by Robyn Carr - […] I reviewed The Wanderer back in March, I figured the multiple storylines served as an introduction to the series and that […]

March 26, 2013 - 5:14 pm

Asheley Tart (@BookwormAsheley) - I’ve been wondering about this book! I’ve never actually read an adult romance book before (that I can remember) and I’m trying to figure out where is a good place to start. I like the way you outlined with bullets (lists are a language I understand, you see). I just opened another internet window while I was typing out this comment to check and see if my library has this one in and it’s checked out right now but I added it to my wishlist so they’ll keep up with it for me so I won’t forget about it.

(The thing about some of these adult contemp romance books is that the authors are so prolific I’m a bit overwhelmed when I look at all of the books they’ve written. I want to start reading some but I’m like WHOA there are too many books here and my eyes are way confused. haha)

Thanks, E!

March 26, 2013 - 5:04 am

VeganYANerds - RBR is back 😀 HOORAY!

This sounds good and it’s the first I’ve heard of it, I’ll definitely be on the look out for it 🙂

March 25, 2013 - 1:50 pm

Alexa Y. - I’m so glad you liked this one! It’s also on my list of books to read from Netgalley, and I think I might start it soon, as I’m in dire need of a change from my YA reads. I do like that there appears to be a large cast of characters – bodes well for the future of the series.

Estelle: Being Henry David by Cal Armistead

Being Henry David by Cal Armistead ( web | tweet ) Publication Date: March 1, 2013 Publisher: Albert Whitman Teen Pages: 312 Target audience: Young adult Keywords: Walden, amnesia, on the run Format read: ARC from Publisher via NetGalley! (Thanks!) Summary: “Hank” wakes up to find himself in New York City without any knowledge of […]

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March 7, 2013 - 8:20 pm

Sara (of the Page Sage) - This book sounds so intriguing! While it’s a bit disappointing that there’s one too many issues, I still want to read it. Hank seems like a great character and I love that it connects with Thoreau.

March 6, 2013 - 11:29 pm

VeganYANerds - You’ve made me so glad that I requested this via netgalley! I’m keen to read this and see what I think of Hank’s past, sometimes I do think some books add to much for the characters to deal with

March 6, 2013 - 7:24 pm

Renae @ Respiring Thoughts - Hmm, I think I agree that maybe Armistead gave Hank a bit too much to deal with. I felt like the latter half took on an almost ABC Family Special feel, which was a bit odd for me. I did really like the character of Thomas, though—of all the new people Hank met, he was my favorite.

March 6, 2013 - 12:20 pm

Tara - I have never read Thoreau either, but I really like the idea of giving him a bit of a fresh twist for YA today. I’m also intrigued by the amnesia factor and would be curious to read a book from that POV.

March 6, 2013 - 12:13 pm

Kim - I first saw this book when it was listed as a giveaway somewhere. Reading the synopsis I was thinking I could really get in to it.

March 6, 2013 - 11:24 am

Alexa Y. - I like the sound of this book quite a lot. It definitely has something to do with the fact that it takes inspiration from literature, and that I would want to find out what happens to Hank. He does sound like a very compelling character!

March 6, 2013 - 10:16 am

Lisa [is busy nerding] - I’m happy to hear that Thoreau is woven in tastefully and not in a snooty way. I sometimes wonder if YA authors feel like they HAVE to pack in as much drama (or tragic events) as possible for shock value, instead of letting a single event bear the weight for the character.

Regardless, this sounds like an interesting read that’s different from most of what’s out there right now!

Estelle: The Look by Sophia Bennett

The Look by Sophia Bennett ( tweet | web ) Publication Date: March 1, 2013 Publisher: Chicken House (Scholastic) Pages: 336 Target audience: young adult Keywords: modeling, cancer, London, siblings, family, self-discovery Format read: ARC from Publisher via NetGalley. (Thanks!) Summary: The world becomes a confusing place for Ted when she finds out her fab-looking […]

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March 4, 2013 - 5:12 pm

Magan + Estelle's Shelve It >> 3/3/2013, Estelle + Magan - […] The Look by Sophia Bennett review Magan in High School { a personal piece } Three Sisters by Susan Mallery review Going Vintage by Lindsey Leavitt review Themed Gift Pack: Also Known As by Robin Benway Things I Can’t Forget by Miranda Kenneally review […]

March 4, 2013 - 4:40 pm

Alexa Y. - I had no idea that this was set in London! That immediately makes me want to add it to my TBR list (which is happening… RIGHT… NOW!)

I really adore the fact that this book really involves Ted’s family, and not just Ted herself. The relationship between sisters is always fun to read about, and I think I’d enjoy reading about Ted and Ava 🙂

March 3, 2013 - 9:01 am

The Look's Sophia Bennett Talks Literary Sisters + Giveaway - […] from Estelle: Hopefully you checked out yesterday’s review of The Look by Sophia Bennett, which was released in the United States on March 1, 2013. I can confidently say it was one of my […]

March 2, 2013 - 4:09 pm

elena - I <3 models and think their appeal is that they're odd looking (Gemma Ward in her heyday looked like an alien) because it's more striking in editorials or runways. so Ted sounds like a good choice if she's tall and looks interesting! go Ted. it sounds like a v touching journey & you can definitely feel for Ted. also yay for London.