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Estelle: The Reece Malcolm List by Amy Spalding

The Reece Malcolm List by Amy Spalding ( web | tweet ) Publication Date: February 5, 2013 Publisher: Entangled Teen Pages: 352 Target audience: Young adult Keywords: California, family, theatre, moving, starting over Format read: ARC from NetGalley via Publisher (thanks!) Summary: When Devan’s father dies in a car accident, she is shipped off to […]

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January 2, 2016 - 8:01 am

Ladies in Read, Estelle - […] Kissing Ted Callahan Amy Spalding: One of the rare YA books that comes jam-packed with laughs as a main character navigates a messy love life, kisses a bunch of boys, and is semi-competing with her over the top best friend in finding a relationship. (Runner up: The Reece Malcolm Project.) […]

November 20, 2013 - 8:01 am

Young Adult Book Review: Ink is Thicker Than Water by Amy Spalding - […] is Thicker Than Water by Amy Spalding (website | twitter) Books Read by This Author: The Reece Malcolm List (Estelle’s Review) Publication Date: December 3, 2013 Publisher: Entangled: Teen Pages: 320 Target Audience: Young […]

August 13, 2013 - 9:03 am

Sweet Summertime Reads: The Yearbook, Magan - […] Winger by Andrew Smith: Goodreads | Amazon | Magan’s Review The Reece Malcolm List by Amy Spalding: Goodreads | Amazon | Estelle’s Review […]

February 26, 2013 - 12:11 pm

Alexa Y. - I’m already sold on this book, based simply on the fact that (a) it’s about a girl who’s a performer and (b) it’s set in a performing arts school and (c) theater references! Seriously, this sounds like the type of book I’d enjoy too, and I’m glad you liked it so much!

February 19, 2013 - 12:18 pm

Tabitha S. - I already wanted to read this book, but TROY BOLTON references? HA… Umm this is at the top of my “must buy list” as of right now.

But no seriously, I really want to read this one for the unique/mother daughter relationship. And the main character loves fashion? UH. This sounds like the perfect book for me.

Fantastic review!!

February 15, 2013 - 9:01 am

On a Personal Note: Estelle + the Stage (The Reece Malcolm List) - […] while I will never be a Devan (an awesome singer, actress, and dancer), part of my enjoyment of The Reece Malcolm List by Amy Spalding was seeing theater references in the text. Like Devan and her friends, I can be a bit of a theatre […]

February 14, 2013 - 6:41 am

Lori - I haven’t given this one much thought until now. It sounds so great! The mother daughter relationship sounds so fascinating. Fabulous review, Estelle!

February 13, 2013 - 12:25 pm

Rather Be Reading: Our Joint Shelve It and DC Trip Re-Cap - […] The Reece Malcolm List by Amy Spading — Estelle reviewed this awesome book on the blog yesterday, singing its praises! Tara of Fiction Folio sent E a finished copy for her […]

February 13, 2013 - 12:44 am

Bookworm1858 - Everything I hear about this book just makes me more excited-I’m not a performer but I love musical theater and crave books with such references.

February 12, 2013 - 3:01 pm

Jess @ Gone with the Words - I’ve been seeing so much love for this book lately! I found it all so unexpected! Just came out of nowhere. I’ll have to add this to my TBR list. 🙂 Awesome review, Estelle!

February 12, 2013 - 1:19 pm

elena - I want to read this book for the relationship between mother + daughter, it sounds so interesting to me. Also yay for a main character who loves fashuns. You make me excited to read this!

February 12, 2013 - 11:18 am

Carla - and you said that I said it better than you! I come over all full of swag and you knocked it out of the park you big fibber!

you are so right though, I loved the flawed characters because it just made the book feel all the little bit more authentic. I especially loved how reece wasn’t the perfect adult; she was just as flawed as the teenagers. totally endearing. lovely jubley review.

February 12, 2013 - 9:43 am

Rachel - This book sounds so good! When I first heard about it I thought it sounded like something I’d maybe be interested in, but I didn’t give it much thought. I like atypical family relationships because that’s something I relate to. Plus, I’m always on the lookout for fresh contemporary. Great review!

February 12, 2013 - 9:34 am

Cynthia - This sounds like it would be an emotional coming of age story, but I’m glad the author does add some lighthearted moments too. Can’t believe I hadn’t heard anything about this one until now, it sounds wonderful. Will definitely add it to my list. Thanks for the review Estelle!

Estelle: In My Mailbox (2/5/12)

Good evening everyone! I hope all of you have your eyes glued to the TV as the Super Bowl plays. No? Don’t worry. Me neither. I plan on being productive tonight… hopefully. So far my husband has managed not to scream… that much. (He’s a Giants fan.) Anyway, no more football talk. Instead, I made […]

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February 11, 2012 - 3:43 pm

Estelle - Mandee, thanks so much again for sending along Raw Blue! I can’t wait to get started on it! And yes, Magan has amazing taste. You should see the other stuff she picked out for me. It was the sweetest gift! Thanks again for stopping in!

February 11, 2012 - 3:42 pm

Estelle - Jana, thanks for the confidence boost. I’m always totally nervous before doing these, and just about always having a beer along with my recording. (I just hide it!) My birthday weekend was very nice, even if it did fall on the dreaded football event of the year. Boo. At least my husband’s team won. That’s a good thing. 🙂

February 11, 2012 - 3:40 pm

Estelle - S & E — thanks so much ladies! I can’t wait to start reading QOK & my birthday was fantastic. 🙂

February 6, 2012 - 3:40 am

Sash and Em - The Queen of Kentucky! <3 So much love for this book! Hope you had a great birthday! xoxo -S

February 5, 2012 - 10:56 pm

Alison - Great set! I really want to read Queen of Kentucky. I love the Ramona books.
My IMM

February 5, 2012 - 8:28 pm

VeganYANerds - Happy Birthday, Estelle! I love the hot pink earrings that Magan sent you, they are gorgeous!

I’m so glad you’re happy with Raw Blue, I look forward to hearing what you girls think 🙂

And like you, I really want to start going to more book tours/author events, they sound fun!

Mandee xox

February 5, 2012 - 8:13 pm

Jana @ That Artsy Reader Girl - Yay! (I feel like I always start my comments to you with a “yay!” Haha.) Happy birthday, Estelle! I hope you’ve had a nice day, even though it’s Superbowl Sunday. 🙂

What a fun week of books for you! I think I need to learn to embrace the library more. I know I’d be more daring in my book choices if I didn’t have to pay for them!

I’m jealous you have the opportunity to go to such awesome book events! I wish we had more here in Utah.

As always, it’s wonderful to see your face! You’re pretty adorable, and it’s so fun to watch your charismatic vlogs!

February 5, 2012 - 8:01 pm

Justin @ Justin's Book Blog - You got some really great books this week. The Queen of Kentucky is really cute, hope you enjoy it. 😀 Along with all the other great books you got this week.

Here is mine: IMM (13)

Estelle: A Lil Bit Birthday

Well, as the teller reminded me at the bank this afternoon, my birthday is coming up soon. I’m not going to tell you when it is. Just that… there will be a lot of parties that day for another reason. A sporty reason. Anyway, my husband and I agreed not to do birthday presents this […]

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January 22, 2012 - 6:28 pm

Estelle: In My Mailbox (1/22/12) | Rather Be Reading | Two Busy Girls Who Always Find Time For a Book - […] So Not Worth It by Kieran Scott  | Goodreads/Amazon Estelle makes a small wish list for her upcoming birthday. Estelle:  Love is the Higher Law by David Levithan […]

January 21, 2012 - 4:33 pm

Estelle - Mands, here’s hoping the series finds its way into my hands so I can spend all of Super Bowl Sunday reading it. 😛

January 21, 2012 - 3:35 pm

VeganYANerds - Birthdays are always a lot of fun and it looks like you will have a great time on the cruise! I really hope someone buys you the Jessica Darling series, that would be an excellent gift.

I’ve never read or see Something Borrowed but now I want to, thanks!

Mands

January 19, 2012 - 3:44 pm

Kas - Hee, well, I know when you’re birthday is (obvs). I recently started making a book-wish list on things I am really into and things that I am not accustomed to reading and want to try out(my Amazon cart is overflowing). While I too have a Nook, I agree there is something different (special?) about having a book physically, especially if it’s a book you treasure and know that you’ll re-read.