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Magan: Goodbye, Rebel Blue by Shelley Coriell

Goodbye, Rebel Blue by Shelley Coriell (website | twitter) Publication Date: October 1, 2013 Publisher: Amulet Books Pages: 320 Target Audience: Young Adult Keywords: death of a classmate, bucket lists, social outcast Format Read: ARC received via Netgalley. (Thank you!) Other Books Read by Author: Welcome, Caller, This is Chloe Summary: Rebel Blue is detached and rough-around-the-edges. That […]

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October 10, 2013 - 10:45 am

Candice @ The Grown-Up YA - Oh I hate that this one wasn’t as good for you as Welcome Caller This is Chloe! I’m really looking forward to reading this one and a little bummed it wasn’t great. Oh well… maybe I won’t rush out to get it, but I really do want to get to it sometime soon!

October 6, 2013 - 1:58 am

Chri @ Fathomless - Aw, sorry to hear that this one was rather disappointing. I’m not really liking what I’m hearing about the transitions and the in-your-face message :/ I really enjoyed Welcome, Caller, This is Chloe, so I’m kind of bummed out by this. (But yay for cameos!) I might see if I can get this at my library, but I won’t be running out to buy this. Thanks for the honest review!

October 4, 2013 - 12:51 pm

Rachel - Oh boo. This is sad 🙁 I was really looking forward to this one! The message part seems really in your face, and I kind of hate that. I also don’t like that the story is rushed. Having a smaller list probably would’ve been a lot better, but oh well. I might still try this one, but I’m definitely not going to rush to get to it.

October 2, 2013 - 1:53 pm

Christina (A Reader of Fictions) - Oh no! I am so sad to hear that this one disappointed you. I’ve been looking forward to it, and definitely still want to try it, but those transitions sound annoying. There’s little more frustrating as a reader than the author cutting away from the good parts. :/

Sweet Summertime Reads: The Yearbook

Welcome back for another Sweet Summertime Reads post. As summer winds down, stores fill up with huge school supplies displays that make us yearn for the days we’d be doing our school shopping and prepping for our first days of school. So this week, Ginger, Tara, and the two of us are focusing on going […]

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September 22, 2013 - 1:29 pm

Hannah @ So Obsessed With - THIS POST IS EVERYTHING AWESOME! I loved your comments on the different aspects of going back to school, and I’m in love with your superlatives and graphics! Y’all are always coming up with such great new ideas and posts! Love that about your blog :0

August 28, 2013 - 11:18 am

Alexa Y. - THIS POST IS MADE OF WIN. I’m sorely tempted to leave my comment at that, but seriously, you girls just NAILED IT. I love your choices for your back to school reading selections, and the categories you filed them under! Such spot on recommendations. Gotta definitely check out the ones I haven’t yet read!

August 15, 2013 - 4:12 pm

katy - Band Geek Love sounds so great! I wasn’t in Band but I was the only one in my group of friends who wasn’t, so I felt like I was. I knew all the drama and sat with the band during their quarter off during football games and the band directors knew me. Queen of Kentucky and Welcome, Caller, This is Chloe sound cute and fun!

August 15, 2013 - 11:34 am

Candice @ The Grown-Up YA - Fun post! I loved when it was time to go back to school. There was always something so exciting and fresh about it, despite the fact that I’d been there for a month already with band camp! I never thought about all the new friends I’d make, but rather all the old friends I’d get to see again. And shopping… whoa I LOVED it! Even though I really was a jeans and t-shirt kind of gal in high school, buying new clothes and pens was my favorite!

August 15, 2013 - 1:02 am

Sweet Summertime Reads: It’s Back to School Time! | Fiction Folio - […] some books that take place during the school year and Magan & Estelle featured some of their favorite books about going back to school. Today, I’m going to share some books I think will either help you get back into that school […]

August 13, 2013 - 11:01 pm

Lucy @ The Reading Date - Hey, I was a band geek too! I played the flute in marching band in hs. Now I really need to read Band Geek Love.
Your post is very timely – we’re getting ready for back to school shopping this week.
Love your back to school book choices. Reece Malcolm is a fave, and I’m eager to check out Winger too. Good stuff as always!

August 13, 2013 - 8:22 pm

Tara @ Hobbitsies - You guys always have the prettiest freaking posts. Can you do all the graphics for my blog too? HAHA.

Anyway, I saw Winger at the bookstore today and was SO CLOSE to buying it. Man, now I want to go back to it. A million times yes to Queen of Kentucky and Going Vintage – loved both of those. Somehow I haven’t read the rest of the books on this post, but I need to! Moving some of these up on my TBR list 🙂

August 13, 2013 - 7:26 pm

Rose @ The Bedtime Bookworm - I feel like I should read more YA contemporary, and I already thought I read quite a bit of it. I haven’t read any of these books! I have a few of them on my TBR list.

I can definitely relate to what Estelle wrote about back to school shopping – I did all of my clothes shopping with my mum (mostly because she’d buy me shoes. That’s a good reason, right??). The only problem was that my mum would conveniently forget that we were there to buy clothes for me, not her! She’d usually end up with a pile for herself double the size of my pile, though we were both expert sales shoppers!

August 13, 2013 - 10:02 am

Ginger @ GReads! - I like how we both chose Reece Malcolm List for a ‘back to school’ pick 🙂 hehe. Such a great book! This was a fun post ladies. I’ve heard a lot about Dairy Queen.. and anything related to FNL is a definite win for me!

Welcome, Caller, This is Chloe Themed Gift-Pack

  Welcome, readers! Estelle and I are so excited to be doing something fun over the next couple of weeks to help you guys get creative with your gift purchases. We’re choosing books that we loved and pairing them with items you could give along with it. The items we’ve chosen are drawn from the […]

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August 13, 2013 - 9:04 am

Sweet Summertime Reads: The Yearbook, Magan - […] Band Geek Love by Josie Bloss: Goodreads | Amazon Welcome, Caller, This is Chloe by Shelley Coriell: Goodreads | Amazon | Magan’s Review | Themed Gift Pack […]

December 8, 2012 - 1:54 am

Melissa @ Writer Grrl Reads - This is such a cute idea! And those shoes — drool, drool. How I miss my high heels =(

December 6, 2012 - 5:58 pm

Jamie - Based on this post, I need to read this book! FOR REAL.

December 6, 2012 - 4:32 pm

VeganYANerds - Love this! I cannot wait to read this book, I’ve been saving it for over summer ;D

December 6, 2012 - 1:54 pm

Alexa Y. - This new series from you guys is AMAZING. I am loving all the picks you’ve both presented so far! In this post, my favorite bit is the headphones because they’re just AWESOME.

December 6, 2012 - 12:00 pm

elena - AHH I LOVE THIS IDEA! All of these are perfect for a Chloe fan and I can’t wait to see what other gift packs you two will make up. 😀

May 2012 Young Adult Book Releases

  Happy May, friends! I know we’re a few days into May now and several of these books came out already (holy batman, was May 1st a huge release date!). HOWEVER, there’s so much goodness I didn’t want to gloss over the May 2012 young adult book releases. I am so tempted to place an […]

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January 20, 2013 - 12:48 pm

Janet - I just wanted to say how much I appreciate all the work you guys do to get these books out here and reviewed. I don’t know what I would do without you guys. This site is bookmarked and I look at it all the time for the next book to read. Thanks for everything!

May 9, 2012 - 10:11 am

Magan - I’m so sad you didn’t connect with When You Were Mine, ComaCalm. 🙁 I ended up enjoying it very much! And YES – so, so excited about From What I Remember!

May 9, 2012 - 6:29 am

Princess Alethea - Hooray! I’m honored to make the list! 🙂

May 7, 2012 - 4:43 pm

ComaCalm - I really want to get a copy of From What I Remember! I tried reading When You Were Mine but it didn’t agree with me. 🙁

=^.^= ComaCalm’s Corner =^.^=

May 5, 2012 - 9:00 pm

VeganYANerds - So I was going to start saying which books I’d like to read and then I realised I would be listing almost all the books you’ve listed, ha! May is going to be SO, SO, SO GOOD! I need more hours in the day so I can read more!

May 5, 2012 - 8:26 am

Jamie - SO MANY GOOD ONES!! I’m most excited about Second Chance Summer (LOVED Amy & Roger) and In Honor(loved Moonglass)! Do we see a pattern here with me?? lol I have In Honor and I’m hoping to start that next!