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Estelle: The Vow by Jessica Martinez

The Vow by Jessica Martinez ( web | tweet ) Publication Date: October 15, 2013 Publisher: Simon Pulse Pages: 432 Target audience: Young adult Keywords: immigration, best friends, family Format read: ARC from Publisher via Edelweiss. (Thanks!) Summary: When Mo’s father loses his job, he decides the best decision is to move the family back […]

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October 9, 2014 - 12:29 pm

Book Report: Kiss Kill Vanish by Jessica Martinez - […] Kill Vanish by Jessica Martinez (website | twitter) See Also Virtuosity and The Vow by Jessica Martinez Publication Date: October 7, 2014 Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books Pages: 432 […]

December 27, 2013 - 9:01 am

Estelle's End of the Year Survey (So Long 2013), Estelle - […] and Annie in The Vow by Jessica Martinez; they were willing to do so much for each […]

November 10, 2013 - 8:59 pm

Racquel - I’ve also read Virtuosity and loved it but this seems super different and I really super respect Martinez so I can’t wait to read it.

November 8, 2013 - 7:33 am

The Vow by Jessica Martinez - HOBBITSIES - […] Rather Be Reading Reading is the Thing Ashley Loves Books […]

November 4, 2013 - 5:50 pm

Alexa Y. - My sister and I just saw this book in the bookstore the other day and we both wanted to read it. It makes me SO happy to see that you enjoyed it so much! I can’t wait to get my hands on a copy and indulge in it, and hopefully enjoy it as much as you did.

November 4, 2013 - 4:00 pm

Maggie @ Just a Couple More Pages - Great review! I really liked this one and I absolutely love Jessica Martinez’s writing. But (always a but) I struggled with how alive and dynamic Annie’s chapters felt compared with how stagnant Mo’s chapters were. And I get why they were like that, but I just kept wishing I could hear more about Annie.

November 3, 2013 - 12:40 pm

Shelve It: Double the V-Logs - […] A review of The Vow by Jessica Martinez A Big Kids’ Table Featuring YA Authors Suggesting Adult Reads A Beginner’s Guidebook to Austin via Lovestruck Summer by Melissa Walker A review of Reality Boy by A.S. King A review of Playing Dirty by Jennifer Echols […]

November 3, 2013 - 9:35 am

Bookworm1858 - I’m glad you mentioned how each chapter leads into the next; when I realized that was happening, I was so enchanted. It’s just a nice touch to see. I really shook my head at their naivety though because it seems like such a crazy idea!

November 1, 2013 - 5:14 pm

alice-jane - It’s really nice that that book worked out so nicely! The premise of it is different and unusual but it’s nice that it focuses on friendship, rather than romance. It’ll definitely be checking this book out of the library soon!

November 1, 2013 - 2:12 pm

Summer - I read this one a week or so ago and really enjoyed it, too. Their friendship really was so deep and necessary in their lives that I almost was on board with the craziness of marrying so youg, but at the same time I didn’t want anything messing with Annie and Reed. There was most definitely a lump in my throat at the end.

November 1, 2013 - 12:18 pm

Judith - Oooh, I am intrigued. The concept sounds kind of insane, but I’m glad it was worked out so well. I love stories about friendship, sometimes even more than romantic ones, so the fact that this friendship is so great makes me even more eager to pick this book up myself. I hadn’t heard of this one, but I’m glad you liked it – and I think I will too.

November 1, 2013 - 9:08 am

Daphne - this sounds fantastic! this is what i love about blogging, i stumble upon a book that i may never have even known about and now i NEED to read this book. great review.