Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Playing Hurt Giveaway!

Click this link to enter to win The Grammarian's Reviews giveaway of Playing Hurt!!! Awesome giveaway be sure to tell them you saw this giveaway on My Book & Me!!

Kimberly Krey post and other stuff

In case you missed it yesterday Kimberly Krey profiled My Book & Me on her blog. She did it because I won the Krispy Kreme contest!!! Check out her post about My Book & Me here. Thank you Kimberly so much for posting about my little bitty blog!! 

Dolls don't forget that there are 5 days left until the small blog BIG GIVEAWAY event!!! I am so excited!! There will be tons of stuff that you can win and chances for extra entries. I will be giving away a gift card. I will have a complete list of hosts that are participating in this even along with a post shortly!!

Also, my BIRTHDAY WEEK EXTRAVAGANZA is coming up!!! Aren't you all excited?!?!? I know I am!! There will be giveaways that week too!! Make sure you tell your friends to follow for their chance to enter!! There will also be guest blogs EVERYDAY from several authors that have awesome books (in the process of reading 4 of our authors' books now!!) Mark your calenders June 19-25 is the event week!! Hope you all had a safe and fun Memorial weekend and remember to pray for our troops' safety and that they be returned home everyday!!

Monday, May 30, 2011

Killer by Sara Shepard

Killer (Pretty Little Liars, #6)Killer by Sara Shepard
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Hello little liars!! As always I couldn't book this book down and have been finished with it for sometime now (my other reading material has kept me from doing reviews)! I can't believe what's to come for us!!!

So do I have news for you!!! IAN IS NOT DEAD!!!! IKR insanity!! Also Spencer meets her bio mom on a trip to New York. I feel bad for Spencer her family is treating her like crap and takes away her and cuts her finanically. At first Spencer thinks it is because of her spilling the truth about the Golden Orchid...not to mention telling the police that her and the rest of the gang found Ian's dead body in the woods, causing the police to do a manhunt that turned up nothing. Spencer makes plans to move to New York to be closer with her bio mom but will she loose everything that she has left if she does? Has Spencer really found her bio mom or is she a fake? Hanna's perfect soon to be step-sister Kate moves to Rosewood with Hanna's dad when her mom moves to Singapore for work. She battles for her Queen B spot with Kate and for...surprise...Mike Montgomery...Aria's brother!!! Hanna gets a new number and a new phone thinking that this will keep the NEW A from contacting her. So far it has worked...for her!! The new A has been contacting everyone but A. Sending pictures and threats that the girls need to find the identity of A's REAL killer. This leads the girls to think that A helped Ian escape. Aria starts dating Jason, Ali's brother but soon gets a note from A saying that he is hiding something from her that she really doesn't want to know. Aria moves onto Ian's old street with her dad and soon to be step-mom Meredith. Emily starts to date Issac (a guy I know right!!) a musician she meets at a church function she goes to with her mom. From the way Ms. Shepard describes Issac...he is one heck of a hottie!!! Back to Ian!! Spencer talks to Ian and finds out what really happened that night and that Ian really isn't Ali's killer!! After this conversation Spencer, Emily and Hannah soon find that their lives are in danger and they may not be able to dig themselves out of this hole. What happens to our girls? Do they make it out alive? Don't forget to check out the message from A at the end of the book.

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Sunday, May 29, 2011 GIVEAWAY!!

So I heard about this awesome giveaway on twitter and had to share!! Head over to and enter to win an ARC of Forever by Maggie Stiefvater!!! GO NOW!!!

Friday, May 27, 2011

The Dirty Girls Social Club

The Dirty Girls Social ClubThe Dirty Girls Social Club by Alisa Valdes-Rodriguez

My rating: 2 of 5 stars

This book is about six friends, that despite all of their differences (and trust me they are very different) maintain their friendship. The book shows the struggle they face in their lives dealing with everything from their love lives to their professional careers all on top of being Latinas in America! While there are some issues that I could relate to I just couldn't jump right into it. It was an ok and I would recommend this to friends but only if I felt that it fit them.

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Follow Friday and Blog Hop!!

How many books do you read in a week? And in what format do you read them, or listen to them?

I try to read 2 a week but I can get 3 in. I prefer a real book but lately most of my books have been of the electronic form. I have tried to do audiobooks but I usually end up getting put to sleep so I gave up on them.

Book Blogger Hop

“What book-to-movie adaption have you most liked?  Which have you disliked?”

Sisterhood was good but not my fave. I would have to say that my favorite has been Twilight. Seriously!! Don't judge me. I liked the Lord of the Rings movies too even though I haven't read the books. That usually isn't my genre, but I think I might read the books soon. Along with HP!  Wasn't to fond of Eat Pray Love either. I learned from Eat, Pray, Love and Twilight that I need to read the books first then watch the movie. There was a lot of stuff left out in the Twilight movies that was in the books.

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Eat Pray Love

Eat, Pray, LoveEat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert

My rating: 3 of 5 stars

I watched the movie first so I think it ruined the book for me. I wasn't impressed and it was kind of hard to pick up and read at times. I don't know maybe because I expected so much more that what I got.

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Size 12 Is Not Fat by Meg Cabot

Size 12 Is Not Fat (Heather Wells, #1)Size 12 Is Not Fat by Meg Cabot

My rating: 3 of 5 stars

I enjoyed this book it has parts that made me laugh and I could really relate to the character!

The main character in the story is Heather Wells a former teen popstar that currently works for a college residency hall. She is now 28 years old with enough drama to fill a bank! First she catches her boyfriend cheating on her which in turn causes her to move in with her boyfriend's (well ex-boyfriend)brother, her mother steals her money and runs to Argentina leaving her broke, and she has to deal with "value sizing" (you will learn what this is when you read the book...grrr). Heather soon finds herself putting her drama on the back burn when a female co-ed dies in the hall where Heather works. She soon discovers that this death isn't an accident like predicted in fact it's a murder!! So Heather enlists her roommate (and soon to be crush) Cooper Cartwright, a private eye, and her friend Magda to find the killer. However, will Heather live long enough to find out who the killer is? Read "Size 12 Is Not Fat" to find out.

Loved Magda she reminds me of a teacher I used to have when I was in school. This book was a good read and when I run out of new things I always turn back to this series!! I will be reading "Size 14 Is Not Fat Either" shortly so stick around for that. Also check out for giveaways and an upcoming blog hop!!

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Bookish Brunette 500 Follower Giveaway!!!

Bookish Brunette

Head on over to Bookish Brunette and enter her 500 follower giveaway to win one of three prize packs!!!

Here's the link:

Update On Birthday Giveaway!!!


So as previously stated I am having a huge Birthday Extravaganza to celebrate my birthday next month!! Here is a complete list of all of the authors that will be participating (some might be added causing me to extend the celebration!!!) Also listed are their book titles and Giveaways!!!

Tiffany King (@authortiffany) "Meant To Be"
Sammie Spencer (@authorsammie) "Amaretto Flame"
Dennis Sharpe (@witlesslackey) "Blood & Spirit"
Kelly Hashway (@kellyhashway) "May The Best Dog Win"
Jennifer Sommersby (@jennsommersby) "Sleight"
Tamworth Grice (@tamworthgrice) "Listening to Ian Magic"
Katy Walters "Phobic Dawn"

There will be giveaways of "Blood & Spirit", "Amaretto Flame", "Listening to Ian Magic"!! June 19-25 mark your calenders!!

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Birthday Week Extravaganza!!!

Hello All!!! I am proud to announce that the week of June 19-25 I will be hosting my first Birthday Week Extravaganza!!! I will have guest blogs and giveaways with chances for you to earn bonus entries!! Make sure to tell your friends!!  Feel free to take the button and post it on your page!!

Authors Include:

Tiffany King (@authortiffany)
Tamworth Grice (@tamworthgrice)
Sammie Spencer (@authorsammie)
Jennifer Sommersby (@jennsommersby)
Kelly Hashway (@kellyhashway)

Make sure to follow them on Twitter for all the info on their books?!


Haven giveaway!

Stop by Ideas, Pens, and Paper for an awesome giveaway of Haven by Kristi Cook!! Here's the link:

Armchair BEA giveaway

Hey everybody checkout this giveaway!
You can choose from 3 books:

The Unwritten Rule by Elizabeth Scott
Firelight by Sophie Jordan
ARC of Anna Dressed In Blood

But don't choose The Unwritten Rule I want that one lol!!! Just Kidding.

Click the link below to enter and good luck:

Sunday, May 22, 2011

Wicked by Sara Shepard

Wicked (Pretty Little Liars, #5)Wicked by Sara Shepard

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

So this book was filled with all kinds of craziness! There's a new A, Ian's trial starts, Emily has a new boyfriend, Aria's dad's girlfriend is preggo, and well poor Spencer. Something happens to Ian in the end and we still don't know who the new A is...who could it be?

Couple of reminders:

Twisted (book 9) Comes out in June...GO GET IT
Follow my blog so to find out everything that is going on in June!! There's going to be giveaways, guest blogs, and so much more!! You don't want to miss this!!

I am starting Killers tomorrow so look for that review shortly!!
Any guesses as to who the new A is? If you know please don't spoil it for the rest of us. Happy reading dolls!!

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small blog BIG GIVEAWAY June 6-13

Hey make sure you tell your buddies to follow my blog as I am one of many host that will be hosting the small blog BIG GIVEAWAY event June 6-13! As I said there will be tons of hosts that will be giving away different prizes. So make sure you and your friends are following as you can earn bonus entries!! Stay tuned for more info!!

Cool Giveaway from Lauren Oliver

Check out Lauren Oliver's blog to enter

Thursday, April 21, 2011
Introducing...LIESL & PO!!
I am so, so, excited about what I have to share with you today...Advance Readers Copies of my new middle-grade book, LIESL & PO!! Some of the sketches aren't final, but the ARCs come swaddled in this absolutely gorgeous box; check out the pictures below. Isn't it magic??


Well, GOOD. Because I'm giving away THREE COPIES NOW, and I'll give away THREE COPIES EACH MONTH until the book comes out in October.

You might be asking--Why am I so nice? Because I love you, of course!

You might ALSO be asking, how do I enter to win?? Well, in this round, I'm going to keep it simple. You get +1 entry for responding to this post (with your email, of course), and telling me what your favorite book was when you were a little kid. (Mine was probably Matilda, by Roald Dahl, or the Redwall Series, by the brilliant and recently deceased Brian Jacques). Please remember to include your email address!
Additionally, you get +2 for being a follower of my blog, and + 3 for twittering about it. If you do a blog post about the contest/my first foray into middle-grade, you get a whopping +4!

Saturday, May 21, 2011

Jill Scribbles Possession giveaway!!!

This post comes from JILL scribbles!!


Okay, dudes. It's time for my very first vlog post. I realize the picture is kinda grainy, and I clearly have a lot to learn about video editing, but it's a start!

Also, if you don't want to sit through the whole video and just want to enter the contest to win an arc of Elana Johnson's POSSESSION, go ahead and tally your points and leave that and your email address in the comments. You must be a follower to enter. The contest will close on Thursday at midnight.

+1 extra entry for tweeting!
+1 extra entry for linking on Facebook!
+1 extra entry for blogging (or vlogging!) about the contest

Friday, May 20, 2011

Who wants Krispy Kremes?!?!?!

Kimberly Krey is giving away Krispy Kremes on her blog!! Check out her website to enter!!Don't have a KK in your town? She will give you a B&N card instead!! What are you waiting for? Go enter!!

Follow Friday!!!

Hey everybody it's Friday!!! YAY!!! So I have decided to do something new and that is to join Parajunkee's Follow Friday!! It's an awesome way to gain new followers to your blog if you need or want them. Click on the button
and joing if you would like or you can click this button
to go directly to Parjunkee's site!! Every week she features a different blogger and below is the blog she features this week on long with the post. Enjoy and happy reading!!

Our Feature -- Ninja Girl from Ninja Girl Reads

Hi there, Ninja Girl here. I started a blog about three months ago called Ninja Girl Reads where I review mostly YA and paranormal titles. Growing up I was one of those kids who hated reading, absolutely refused to pick up a book unless it was assigned in school. Then a guy named Harry Potter came along, and I caught the book bug. It was like a whole new world opened up, and I just couldn't get enough. I'm an aspiring author who reads too much, sleeps too little, and loves finding the next series or single title that'll keep me up nights. I also love finding awesome book blogs, commenting, and stalking them to my heart's content. So if you've got any amazing recs (books or blogs), I'd love to hear them!

My favorite authors include Meg Cabot (always makes me laugh), Elizabeth Scott, and J.K. Rowling on the YA front, Patricia Briggs, J.R. Ward, and Susan Elizabeth Phillips for adult. I'm basically addicted to The Black Dagger Brotherhood series, in love with Zsadist, want my own brother to take home etc. But who doesn't, right? Can't get enough of anything paranormal/superhero-ish. Mainly because in my head I am one (Note: for proof see Ninja Girl profile photo). I'm still learning the ways of the blog-o-verse, but I hope you'll stop by and take a look.

It's circle time. Time for us to open up and share. Can you tell us FIVE quirky habits or things about you? We all have them...

Here are my habits:

I like the smell of gas. Sometimes I will go to the gas station just to get a

I drive my guy crazy by picking out the red and orange kids out of the sour patch kids bag...I don't like lime candy (the green ones) and the lemon makes be pucker but the red and orange ones are my favorite and are so yummy.

I have part-time OCD!! My books have to be stacked a certain way once I start reading them or I will skip over them and start reading something else.

I swear I am going to open a bakery/bookshop/clothing store some day. I love to bake to the point I dream of new reciepes. Like last night I dreamt of chocolate peanut butter cupcakes with peanut butter and chocolate icing or strawberry martini cookies

When I am in the can I imagine I am at a concert and perform to the other cars that are at the stoplights or riding beside me

Thursday, May 19, 2011

Unbelievable by Sara Shepard

Unbelievable (Pretty Little Liars, #4)Unbelievable by Sara Shepard

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Pure Craziness!!! I know my last post left you questioning my sanity a little...well this one might do the same.

As always A leaves a note for us at the end of the book but as you will soon find out we are once again left in the dark.

I KNOW WHO A IS!! And if you follow me on Twitter (luvlovemedew) and thought I was actually going to tell who it're kidding me right? But the identity of A is a shocker. Totally not Melissa which is who I thought it was. BUT read on to find out who Ali's killer is!!

SPENCER!!!! Spencer poor Spencer. She ends up with A unknowingly when A gives her a ride to the police station to turn in Melissa for killing Ali. Only Emily sends Spencer a text telling her that she is with A and tries to escape....not happening. So Spencer has to fight. That's all I am saying about the Spencer and A thing. After everything that goes down with A Spencer finds out that she won the Golden Orchid but gives it up and admits that she cheated. Yay Spencer for realizing that you don't have to be perfect ALL THE TIME!!!

Emily gets shipped to Iowa with her parents hopes that her strict aunt will turn her straight in more ways than one. However, Emily learns that her aunt is out of the loop when her cousins take her to a barn party where she meets Trista. They dance, have a good time, and Emily realizes that this chick is for her. Emily's stay in Iowa doesn't last long (not even a full 24 hours) because her aunt finds out the kids sneaked out (which she gets the blame for) kicks Em to the curb. Emily ends up running away before her aunt can call here parents and Emily ends up on CNN!!! When Emily sees her family on tv she goes home and is surprised that her family has decided that they have a new attitude and are accepting Emily for who she is!! Yay Em! Em's family take her AND Maya (finally got the spelling right) to dinner and find it kind of weird. She also starts to think that Maya might be A when she finds an A present that smells like Maya's banana gum. Trista comes to visit and Maya isn't happy about it especially when she finds Emily and Trista flirting on the dance floor at Hanna's party.

Meredith and Byron give Aria a place to stay in hopes that Aria will give Meredith a chance. Meredith also give Aria the opportunity to take a class at Hollis where both Byron and Meredith teach. Aria accepts and becomes art partners with Jenna Cavanaugh. Aria soon finds out that the "Jenna thing" has another secret. A leads Aria to Hooters in hopes that she will discover that Meredith works there, however Aria takes her brother who after Aria tells about A, talks her into telling the police about A. Seriously Aria have you learned nothing (sigh). Oh yea Meredith is preggo!!

So Hanna wakes up from her coma and doesn't remember anything about her accident(if you don't know why she was in a coma read Perfect). Mona throws Hanna a welcome back party and everybody attends including Justin Timberlake. I know this is fiction but even in book world these girls are lucky little liars!!! But the party comes to an end for these pretties when Hanna's memory comes back. It is someone they least expect. They soon realize that Spencer is with A on their way to the police station, but lets just say they don't end up there. Hanna tries to contact Lucas after the rift they had at Hanna's party when Mona told her that she dated Lucas and he was jealous of their friendship. I like Hanna and Lucas and hope they get together.

There is an arrest made in Ali's murder...Ian!! A gives information from Ali's diary that Ali had given Ian an ultimatum that if he didn't leave Melissa she would tell the world that they had been seeing each other. This give the police enough to charge him with Ali's death. He will remain in jail until his pretrial hearing as the court finds him a flight risk!! We knew this was coming right?? Of course we did!! All signs lead to him however there are a few more books to go so who knows what will happen next.

Stay tuned for more PLL as I am currently reading Wicked.
I am also reading Eat, Pray, Love so I will be reviewing that when I am finished.

Checkout the blog next month as we will be having some guest bloggers.
Tiffany King (@authortiffany) author of Meant To Be will be one of our guests.

Also there will be another giveaway next month as it is my birthday month!!! YAY you guys get gifts too!!

Happy reading!

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Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Perfect by Sara Shepard

Perfect (Pretty Little Liars, #3)Perfect by Sara Shepard

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

At first I strongly debated writing a review for this book because so much happened...especially to Hanna. Sooo I am not going to get into to much detail.

What I am going to say is this:

Aria becomes homeless

A does more damage


What is going on with Hanna and Mona?


OMG Emily is leaving


Once again I loved this book and am currently half way through Unbelievable so by the end of this week I should have that review up and promise I will be able to write more. I might even give you a spoiler if you all behave.

Don't forget to follow me on Twitter (@luvlovemedew) for your chance to win a $20 Amazon gift card. I follow back! Also having your friends follow gives you extra chances to win!!

Make sure you follow the blog in June as I have another giveaway coming up.

Know an up and coming author?

I am look for authors to guest post during June and July so if you know someone recommend them!!

Ok until next time lovelies

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Sunday, May 15, 2011


So who doesn't love a giveaway?!?! I know I do and right now I am in the gifting mood. When I reach 154 twitter followers I will be giving away a $20 Amazon gift card!! All you have to do is make sure you follow me and put your twitter name in the comments section. I follow back so make sure you're following me for your chance to win. If you recommend followers you get an additional entry just make sure to add their names along with yours to comments section after this post!!

Thanks so much!

Saturday, May 14, 2011

Flawless (Pretty Little Liars, #2)Flawless by Sara Shepard

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Right now all I can say is OMFREAKINGOSH!! Sara Shepard did it again!! This book was amazing. There are two big secrets that come out in this book.

So let me start by saying this...READ THE WHOLE BOOK!! I MEAN EVERYTHING FROM THE TITLE PAGE TO THE EXCERPT OF THE LYING GAME!! There is a special message from A that gives a clue of who he/she is?

Let's jump into the book shall we.

Sara doesn't keep us waiting to learn about the "Jenna thing" any longer as she revels what happened that night and also shares what info Ali had that she used to blackmail Toby with.

Hanna is trying to get her ex-boyfriend Sean back so she attends one of his V club meetings. She then attends a soccer game where Sean asks her to dinner, but it's not what Hanna thinks it is. Hanna soon discovers that Sean has moved on to someone else and she finds out with who at the Foxy. Hanna soon receives and unexpected visit from her father who she hasn't seen in 4 or 5 years. At first she is apprehensive but she is comes around and agrees to spend a weekend with him and well let's just say the weekend doesn't go as well as she hopes. Her father informs her that the owner of the car she stole is offering to let her volunteer at his rehab clinic for burn victims instead of going to court. She volunteers "Bill Beach" and soon finds that her thieving ways are not behind her. Hanna's friendship with Mona is on the rocks when Mona learns that Hanna went to a V club meeting and didn't tell her and when she learns that Hanna's dad isn't really dead like she had said.

Spencer has been seeing Wren on the low and soon finds the pain that Melissa felt when she found Spencer and Wren together. Because of the stress a secret she is keeping about Ali Spencer finds herself slipping behind in school and A offers a way to catch up...stealing Melissa's old homework. The night of the Foxy, the charity event of the year in Rosewood, Spencer thinks she knows A's identity and tells the secret about Toby that Ali made her keep.

Poor Emily. Finding your identity is hard but when you have a frenemy like A and an ex like Ben its a million times worse. Emily gets more than taunted by Ben at a mock swim meet when he corners her in the lock room hallway and tries to force himself on her. Thank goodness for Toby who comes to her rescue. Emily finds pictures of her and Mia that someone (A) leaves for her. Emily begins to think that Mia is A but soon realizes she isn't but starts to avoid Mia anyway. Mia confronts Emily one morning and Emily tells her that she can't be with Mia. Emily finds out that she is swim captain and gets two free tickets to the Foxy and decides to take her new friend Toby.

Aria receives a note from A telling her that she has until midnight on the night of the Foxy to tell her mom about her dad's (Byron) affair. A provides some info on Byron's mistress and Aria uses it. Aria shows up at the mistress's job to tell her to leave her dad alone but Aria chickens out when she finds out how much they have in common. Later, after Aria cyber stalks the mistress Aria goes to her home with new friend Sean (Hanna's ex-boyfriend. Aria tells her to leave Byron alone but the mistress says that they are in love and she can't leave him. She has a mini melt down in front of Sean who also happens to be Aria's date for the Foxy. I like Sean and Aria I think they are good for each other. They seem to have so much in common and Aria learns at the Foxy that Sean likes her more because of her break down. It shows she has emotion and I hope to see this relationship blossom.


So it's the night of the Foxy and all kinds of stuff goes down. First Aria avoids Sean because she is afraid he thinks she is a freak for her melt down but as previously stated it makes him like her more. This causes them to go hop out to his car and make the freak out. Until A makes an appearance by leaving a note on Sean's windshield. Emily meets a fortune teller who tells her she needs to be with the one she is with but before she can do that Ben tries to force himself on her AGAIN!! Ben is a big time douche! Emily comes to her own rescue and knees him in his "manhood" after which she runs into Mia who tells her she will wait to be with Emily no matter how long it takes (Awww). Emily asks Toby if he wants to leave and they split but not without craziness. Toby freaks out on Emily and makes a confession after Emily tells him about her sexuality, and how she is afraid to come out because she will be teased. Emily ends up running home but Toby shows up and when she refuses him he disappears. Hanna shows up to the Foxy after ditching her dad and his surprise guests. The only reason she leaves is because she gets a text from A saying Sean is at Foxy with someone else. When Hanna finally gets to the Foxy she causes a seen and gets really upset with Aria. Hanna learns in front of everyone that Sean is no longer interested in her. Spencer goes to the Foxy with Andrew, the class president. Her night ends in disaster when Andrew over hears Spencer talking to Wren and dumps her. Then as stated earlier Spencer thinks she knows who A is and tries to warn Emily that it is Toby. She gets Aria and Hanna to help look for Emily after she tells them her "Ali secret". When they can't find Emily Spencer calls her at home and finds that Emily is home and for the time being safe. Little do these little liars know that something big is about to happen.

As previously stated A leaves us a little message about who she/he might be. Do you know who A is? Can you take a guess? If you have read the series please don't spoil it is for us but feel free to leave clues!!! The book is nothing like the ABC family series as there is so much already that is different!!!

Stay tuned for my next post about Perfect (book 3).

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Friday, May 13, 2011

Pretty Little Liars (Pretty Little Liars, #1)Pretty Little Liars by Sara Shepard

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I absolutely loved this book. When I first heard about this book I thought that it would be to juvenile for me but once I say the show and the issues it dealt with I had to read the series. The saying that you should never judge a book by it's cover is so true in this instance. It took me no time to read it. I love all the characters but as stated earlier the one I most relate to is Spencer. I give this book 5 out of 5 stars. I hope you all enjoy it as much as I did. I can't wait to finish Flawless so I can share with you all everything that happens.

So where to start because this book is amazing?! If you watch the show and enjoy it I recommend reading the book as the show leaves some details out that can only be found in the books. Pretty Little Liars is about 4 former BFFs that get hit with tragedy when their friend Alison goes missing during a summer sleepover. The book follows Aria, Emily, Hanna and Spencer three years after the incident. The girls soon discover that thanks to a mysterious person named "A" their bond can never be broken.

Aria went on leave to Iceland with her family after Alison "Ali" disappeared and is returning back to the town of Rosewood where the story takes place. On her first day back to town Aria meets Ezra at a local pub and gets to know him on a personal level. The next day Aria discovers that Ezra is her AP English teacher and receives her first of many messages from A sharing a secret with Aria that only Alison would know.Later something happens between Ezra and Aria because of these messages that A sends.

The story continues with newly transformed Hanna that has gone from being the chubby girl to school's reigning co-"Queen B" along with her new bestie Mona, who Hanna and her former friends used to make fun of. Hanna has daddy issues (need I say more?). After sitting in a police station after shopping lifting Hanna to receives a text from A about a secret that only Alison would know. Later in the story Hanna commits another crime after getting dumped by boyfriend Sean who tries to set her straight. Hanna then receives a message from A about her dad and it brings back painful memories.

Let's move to Spencer. Love her because out of all the girls I can relate to her most on the sibling issues she has. Not the betrayal aspect of Spencer but the aspect of having to compete with her sibling. When I mention betrayal boy do I mean it. Spencer does something I could never imagine doing to my sister once, but Spencer does it twice. The first incident her sister Melissa does not know about and when Melissa brings home sexy British boy Wren to meet the family Spencer receives her first message from A about coveting her sister's boyfriend. Spencer lusts after Wren and soon gets her way. When Melissa catches them, Spencer's family treats her worse than a dog and the emotional toll it takes on Spencer is awful.

Last but not least is Emily. Emily is on the swim and dates a swimmer named Ben, that is until she meets Mia and gets her second kiss from a girl. She starts to develop feelings for Mia and things change for Emily. She quits the swim team which her parents disapprove of and blame it on Mia. Her mother forbids Emily from hanging out with Mia and Emily finds that it isn't Mia's influence that bothers her mother but something different all together. Emily gets grounded and is only allowed out when Ben comes to pick her up for a party. Emily's parents hope that Ben can talk some since into Emily, however their plan backfires and Ben catches Emily and Mia together. Not to long after the party a discovery shakes the town...Alison's body has been found. Soon the girls are brought back together at Ali's memorial service. They come to the conclusion that they have all been getting messages from A and start to wonder if A has anything to do with the "Jenna thing". After the memorial service and the conclusion of the book, the girls receive a message from A that says, "I'm still here, bitches. And I know everything." What does this mean for the girls? Stay tuned to this blog for a review of Flawless the second book in the PLL series.

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