Since I need to attack my tbr head on, I decided to join the Beat The Heat Marathon. I haven't exactly decided on my goals but would love to at least shave 4 titles from my pending list. I'll be posting updates to share with all of you my progress.
A Match Made In Heaven #8 by Trina Robbins
From My Monster Is A Monster
Illustrators: Nu Studio Xian, Yuko Ota
Published: Graphic Universe / April 1st, 2013
Source: Netgalley for honest review
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About A Match Made In Heaven (from goodreads):
Aspiring comic book artist Morning Glory Conroy already has too much to juggle at her San Francisco high school--mean girls, inconsiderate cliques, wannabe gangbangers--without the complication of falling for new student Gabriel. Glory's best friend, Julia, was interested in him first, and if it weren't for Julia's deteriorating home life, Glory wouldn't have had a chance to get Gabriel to herself. But does he count as a real boyfriend if his overbearing guardian forbids even kissing? Soon Gabriel is pushing Glory to show her work at art events, and the new relationship starts taking Glory away from her bff just when Julia needs her. Glory is in for a startling revelation when she discovers not only Gabriel…
I received this book via Netgalley. I had been drawn to the phrase on it's cover: "They say it's darkest just before dawn". That phrase reflects a big deal of emotion. I couldn't wait to read this book. Later, the opportunity to be part of this blog tour presented and here is my review for this book by author Alicia K. Leppert.
Emerald City tells the story of a young woman named Olivia, who after facing a series of emotionally arousing situations questions her life. Amid these circumstances meets Jude, a young man who from the beginning proves to be friendly and demonstrate a genuine interest in her welfare. Time passes by and this relationship goes through a metamorphosis, where not only a genuine interest for friendship is present, but also love becomes a part of their lives. When this feeling appears, both characters will face decisions that affect them both greatly. Their lives will have a turn and they will have to be stronger than ever to defend what the…