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My Life Next Door by Huntley Fitzpatrick

My Life Next Door by Huntley Fitzpatrick  Publication Date: June 14, 2012 Publisher: Dial Books Pages: 395 Target Audience: Mature Young Adult Keywords: Young love, next door neighbors, traumatic event Source: eBook received from NetGalley for review. Summary: Sam has watched the Garrett family from her rooftop for ten years. Her mother has kept her […]

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February 19, 2013 - 12:01 am

Top 10 Tuesday: Best Families in Contemporary YA - […] 3. My Life Next Door by Huntley Fitzpatrick: Okay, so sure Samantha’s mother is downright atrocious sometimes, but let’s focus on the Garrett family. They have tons of kids, everyone is super close, they all have their role, and they’re a bit chaotic, but somehow, they make things work. I kid you not, guys, I’ve never wanted a big family (well, this big), but after finishing the book, I seriously considered having seven kids. Fitzpatrick just did so, so well with the large-family dynamic! (My review.) […]

July 1, 2012 - 7:01 am

Magan: Shelve It - July 1, 2012 - […] I recommend you have a friend on standby when you finish My Life Next Door. […]

June 29, 2012 - 12:25 pm

April Books & Wine - Sailor Supergirl! YES!

Sigh.

Sooooo much love for My Life Next Door. And Jase. And all the intricate details. PRETTY MUCH EVERY SINGLE THING.

June 29, 2012 - 1:07 am

VeganYANerds - This really does sound fantastic! I’m really sad it’s not being pub’d here, I think I’m going to have to cave and order it like NOW!

I really can’t to read about Sam and Jase, their relationship sounds so sweet!

June 28, 2012 - 1:42 pm

Annette - OK. Your review has put me over the edge. This is now on my list. Great stuff!

June 28, 2012 - 1:21 pm

Jana @ That Artsy Reader Girl - Oh, I really want to read this one! It sounds so sweet, and your review has me itching to get it sooner! Plus, you’ve got me really curious about this event you speak of. 🙂

June 28, 2012 - 12:16 pm

Alexa @ Alexa Loves Books - Isn’t it just such a wonderful book? I thoroughly enjoyed reading it and going through the whole spectrum of emotions that I did. Jase and Sam have such a realistic, and sigh-inducing love story.

June 28, 2012 - 11:49 am

Beatriz @ AWWIP - Great review 😀 I can’t wait to read this book, it sounds so good… but I’m afraid of this big change towards the ending o.o

June 28, 2012 - 11:41 am

Keertana @Ivy Book Bindings - Amazing review Magan! Although I didn’t enjoy this book as much as others seemed to, I’m glad you really liked it! 😀

~Keertana
Ivy Book Bindings

June 28, 2012 - 10:14 am

elena - I AGREE WITH THIS REVIEW WHOLE-HEARTEDLY! I agree about Sam, I really loved her character and she really did need excitement in her life. Steaminess is so right, her and Jase were so good together. I also like how…easy their relationship was, if that makes sense? Wonderful review, Magan!

June 28, 2012 - 9:06 am

Tara - I have so much LOVE for this book and everything about it. The game-changing event totally threw me for a loop too and really pointed the story in a new direction. Having Estelle and Ginger on hand to discuss I’m sure helped a ton!

Estelle: Breaking Beautiful by Jennifer Shaw Wolf

Breaking Beautiful by Jennifer Shaw Wolf (website | twitter) UPCOMING Publication Date: April 24, 2012 Publisher: Walker Children’s Pages: 354 Target audience: Mature young adult Format read: Netgalley eBook Summary:  Tripp and Allie seemed like the perfect couple to the whole world but there was another layer to their relationship that no one knew about. […]

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October 28, 2014 - 8:55 pm

Brook Cunningham - I love breaking beautiful I did not want to put it down. Love it <3

October 14, 2013 - 9:02 am

Dead Girls Don't Lie by Jennifer Shaw Wolf (YA Thriller Review) - […] Dead Girls Don’t Lie by Jennifer Shaw Wolf ( website | twitter ) Publication Date: September 17, 2013 Publisher: Walker Childrens Pages: 352 Target audience:  Young adult / thriller Keywords: murder investigation, friendship, gangs Format read: ARC from Publisher via NetGalley! (Thanks!) Other books reviewed by Jennifer Shaw Wolf: Breaking Beautiful […]

July 26, 2013 - 9:01 am

YA Thriller: Truly, Madly, Deadly by Hannah Jayne - […] I picked up Truly, Madly, Deadly, I expected something along the lines of Breaking Beautiful by Jennifer Shaw Wolf – a book about a girl who survives a car accident that kills her boyfriend (who wasn’t […]

June 18, 2012 - 12:28 am

Alexa @ Alexa Loves Books - This sounds haunting and intense. The story seems so serious and there’s so much going on – but I do love a book with more “meat” in it on some days. Great review!

April 23, 2012 - 4:15 pm

VeganYANerds - Great review, Estelle, you have me really intrigued! I had no idea what this book was about but now I really want to read it and find out what happens. Also, I love that Allie was a likeable character even when she was lying or not speaking up for herself.

April 23, 2012 - 12:27 pm

Annette - I, too, thought she did a great job keeping interest, but building slowly to the conclusion — which I did not see coming. Really enjoyed this on, and very much enjoyed your review. Thanks!