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You’ve Reached Sam by Dustin Thao

Seventeen-year-old Julie has her future all planned out—move out of her small town with her boyfriend Sam, attend college in the city, spend a summer in Japan. But then Sam dies. And everything changes. Heartbroken, Julie skips his funeral, throws out his things, and tries everything to forget him and the tragic way he died.… Continue reading You’ve Reached Sam by Dustin Thao

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Little Thieves by Margaret Owen

Once upon a time, there was a horrible girl... Vanja Schmidt knows that no gift is freely given, not even a mother's love and she's on the hook for one hell of a debt. Vanja, the adopted goddaughter of Death and Fortune, was Princess Gisele's dutiful servant up until a year ago. That was when… Continue reading Little Thieves by Margaret Owen

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Never Saw Me Coming by Vera Kurian

Meet Chloe Sevre. She’s a freshman honor student, a legging-wearing hot girl next door, who also happens to be a psychopath. Her hobbies include yogalates, frat parties and plotting to kill Will Bachman, a childhood friend who grievously wronged her. Chloe is one of seven students at her DC-based college who are part of an… Continue reading Never Saw Me Coming by Vera Kurian

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Velvet Was the Night by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

1970s, Mexico City. Maite is a secretary who lives for one thing: the latest issue of Secret Romance. While student protests and political unrest consume the city, Maite escapes into stories of passion and danger. Her next-door neighbor, Leonora, a beautiful art student, seems to live a life of intrigue and romance that Maite envies.… Continue reading Velvet Was the Night by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

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She Who Became the Sun by Shelley Parker-Chan

“I refuse to be nothing…” In a famine-stricken village on a dusty yellow plain, two children are given two fates. A boy, greatness. A girl, nothingness… In 1345, China lies under harsh Mongol rule. For the starving peasants of the Central Plains, greatness is something found only in stories. When the Zhu family’s eighth-born son,… Continue reading She Who Became the Sun by Shelley Parker-Chan

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People We Meet on Vacation by Emily Henry

Poppy and Alex. Alex and Poppy. They have nothing in common. She's a wild child; he wears khakis. She has insatiable wanderlust; he prefers to stay home with a book. And somehow, ever since a fateful car share home from college many years ago, they are the very best of friends. For most of the… Continue reading People We Meet on Vacation by Emily Henry

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Ace of Spades by Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé

When two Niveus Private Academy students, Devon Richards and Chiamaka Adebayo, are selected to be part of the elite school’s senior class prefects, it looks like their year is off to an amazing start. After all, not only does it look great on college applications, but it officially puts each of them in the running… Continue reading Ace of Spades by Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé

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Excuse Me While I Ugly Cry by Joya Goffney

Quinn keeps lists of everything—from the days she’s ugly cried, to “Things That I Would Never Admit Out Loud” and all the boys she’d like to kiss. Her lists keep her sane. By writing her fears on paper, she never has to face them in real life. That is, until her journal goes missing . .… Continue reading Excuse Me While I Ugly Cry by Joya Goffney

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The Summer Job by Lizzy Dent

Have you ever imagined running away from your life? Well Birdy Finch didn't just imagine it. She did it. Which might've been an error. And the life she's run into? Her best friend, Heather's. The only problem is, she hasn't told Heather. Actually there are a few other problems... Can Birdy carry off a summer… Continue reading The Summer Job by Lizzy Dent

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Only reading romance for a week!

So, from the title you guessed it - I read nothing but romance novels for a week and if I wasn't a hopeless romantic before then I definitely am now. For me romance is a genre that just gives me so much comfort and feels as easy as breathing and provides some much needed escapism.… Continue reading Only reading romance for a week!