Wednesday, August 2, 2017

July Wrap-Up:


So I'm trying to get caught up on my reading challenge on Goodreads. This is the most I've read in a month in quite some time. I've been trying to spend less time on the internet and more time enjoying books again. So there will probably be less posts and most likely delayed posts.

What all did you read in the month of July? Let me know in the comments!!!



Beautiful Bastard It's Kind Of A Funny Story
By Ned Vizzini
Published By: Disney-Hyperion on April 3rd 2007
Genres: Young Adult, Contemporary
Pages: 444
Purchase: Amazon - Kindle
Rating: ☆☆☆☆
Beautiful Bastard
Ambitious New York City teenager Craig Gilner is determined to succeed at life - which means getting into the right high school to get into the right job. But once Craig aces his way into Manhattan's Executive Pre-Professional High School, the pressure becomes unbearable. He stops eating and sleeping until, one night, he nearly kills himself.

Craig's suicidal episode gets him checked into a mental hospital, where his new neighbors include a transsexual sex addict, a girl who has scarred her own face with scissors, and the self-elected President Armelio. There, Craig is finally able to confront the sources of his anxiety.

Ned Vizzini, who himself spent time in a psychiatric hospital, has created a remarkably moving tale about the sometimes unexpected road to happiness.


Beautiful Bastard The Upside Of Unrequited
By Becky Albertalli
Published By: Blazer + Bray
Genres: Young Adult, Contemporary, LGBTQ+
Pages: 336
Purchase: Amazon - Kindle
My Rating: ☆☆☆☆
Beautiful Bastard
Seventeen-year-old Molly Peskin-Suso knows all about unrequited love—she’s lived through it twenty-six times. She crushes hard and crushes often, but always in secret. Because no matter how many times her twin sister, Cassie, tells her to woman up, Molly can’t stomach the idea of rejection. So she’s careful. Fat girls always have to be careful.

Then a cute new girl enters Cassie’s orbit, and for the first time ever, Molly’s cynical twin is a lovesick mess. Meanwhile, Molly’s totally not dying of loneliness—except for the part where she is. Luckily, Cassie’s new girlfriend comes with a cute hipster-boy sidekick. Will is funny and flirtatious and just might be perfect crush material. Maybe more than crush material. And if Molly can win him over, she’ll get her first kiss and she’ll get her twin back.

There’s only one problem: Molly’s coworker Reid. He’s an awkward Tolkien superfan with a season pass to the Ren Faire, and there’s absolutely no way Molly could fall for him. Right?


Beautiful Bastard Me & Milo The Great
By Michelle Schlicher
Published By: Expected publication: September 14th 2017
Genres: Fiction
Pages: 224
Purchase: Kindle
Rating: ☆☆☆☆☆
Beautiful Bastard
My name is Holiday Sanchez. I carry a heavy burden.

But I'm not the only one.

There are others who know what it feels like to remember. Maybe they are the answer. Maybe we can help each other. Maybe I'll finally get past it.

Maybe it just takes time—and a little bit of magic.


Beautiful Bastard Fault Line
By C. Desir
Published By: SimonPulse on October 15th 2013
Genres: Young Adult, Contemporary
Pages: 240
Purchase: Amazon - Kindle
Rating: ☆☆☆☆
Beautiful Bastard
Ben could date anyone he wants, but he only has eyes for the new girl — sarcastic free-spirit, Ani. Luckily for Ben, Ani wants him too. She’s everything Ben could ever imagine. Everything he could ever want.

But that all changes after the party. The one Ben misses. The one Ani goes to alone.

Now Ani isn’t the girl she used to be, and Ben can’t sort out the truth from the lies. What really happened, and who is to blame?

Ben wants to help her, but she refuses to be helped. The more she pushes Ben away, the more he wonders if there’s anything he can do to save the girl he loves.
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