“I’d be so unbelievably lucky,” he whispered. “If you forgave me.”
Perfect read to end Summer or start Fall with | 4/5 stars | Buy your copy of So Close
Amanda grew up in a trailer park where she was left to not only care for herself, but her younger siblings. With the weight of the family on her shoulders and the urge to get out, she joins Tom’s Presidential campaign. Along the way she meets Pax and Lindsay. Lindsay becomes a friend and mother figure while Pax becomes a love interest. On the campaign trail though, secrets get revealed and everything begins to crumble.
What I loved:
The writing, all of the unexpected plot twists, and the hopeful ending!
What I didn’t:
Amanda’s mom (ugh) and the transitions from past to present were sometimes unclear.
If you liked First Comes Love, The Assistants, The Devil Wears Prada: I think you’ll enjoy this!
For my full review of So Close, click play!
I received a copy from BookSparks in exchange for an honest review.
My reads during the month of July… boy did it fly!
I swear I blinked and July was over! I can’t believe it’s officially August… anyone else feeling like this?! July was busy, but I still managed to read 5 books and 4 comics. The books I read were fantastic as always (huge thank you to BookSparks and Atria Books), but my favorite read would have to be Swear on This Life by Renee Carlino. Oh goodness it was AMAZING and I devoured it in two days. The reads this last month were all a little heavier and emotional so just a little heads up for those who want to read these! I highly recommend them all though and would love to hear what you think so if you do pick one up. Let me know!
Buy your copy of my July reads on Amazon:
You Will Know Me | FULL REVIEW
The Choices We Make | FULL REVIEW
Swear on This Life | FULL REVIEW
So Close | FULL REVIEW
The Regulars | FULL REVIEW
Ms. Marvel Vol 2
Paper Girls Vol 1
Sweet Tooth Vol 6
I Hate Fairyland Vol 1
A great stack of books I hope to finish in July…
Hey friends! I’ve debated whether or not I wanted to actually do a TBR pile this month… I’ve been so terrible lately about sticking to it and end up choosing whatever calls to me, but I really wanted to get through this pile because the amazing BookSparks sent some really great reads my way in their July box. So, I’d love to get through them since a majority will be released this very month! WOO!! Stay tuned for full reviews as I work my way through. I’m currently reading You Will Know Me. What’s your first read of the month??
Purchase your copies from Amazon here:
You Will Know Me by Megan Abbott
The Choices We Make by Karma Brown
So Close by Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus
Untethered by Julie Lawson Timmer
Modern Lovers by Emma Straub
Sweet Tooth Volume 6
I Hate Fairyland
BookSparks sends the best book mail!
If you follow me on Instagram then you may know that I won a box full of amazing books from BookSparks a few weeks ago. It was their May Summer Reading Challenge (SRC) box and I was so so happy. Thus far, I have LOVED the books that were included! You can watch my unboxing of that here or see below for full reviews on the ones I’ve gotten to read so far. Like I said the books have been great and when I received an email saying I had been selected for the July box… I screamed! I felt bad for my husband (who probably thought something was seriously wrong) and the animals (who fled with fur sticking up in every direction), but I was just too dang excited.
For the last week I have been (not so) patiently waiting and waiting. Just when I let it go and thought, it’ll be here soon. Relax. I walk out the door and trip over it (thanks FedEx man for not ringing the bell and letting me know my goodies arrived!) Poor Butters, I turned back right away with the box so I could open it… only then we could go for a walk!
Now for the really fun part… watch as I unbox the July SRC box then follow me on Instagram for more photos and reviews of each book! I can’t wait to share these with you. From the synopsis, which book are you most looking forward to??
Thank you again BookSparks!!
Be sure to follow BookSparks and join in on the #SRC2016 because it will be the #BestSummerEver!!
Purchase the May books from Amazon:
First Comes Love by Emily Giffin | FULL REVIEW
The House of Bradbury by Nicole Meier | FULL REVIEW
*The Assistants by Camille Perri | FULL REVIEW
*Don’t You Cry by Mary Kubica – TBR
*Appetite by Sheila Grinell – TBR
* Full reviews coming soon