Catastrophe Queen by Emma Hart⸺It’s not you. It’s me. No, seriously. It is me. Not only does my name literally mean “unfortunate,” but that’s the story of my life. Everything I touch turns to crap. An apartment fire—that I swear I was not responsible for—means I’m living back at home with my sex-mad parents. Yay, me!
Only a Breath Apart by Katie McGarry⸺Are our destinies written in stone? Do we become nothing more than the self-fulfilling prophesies of other people's opinions? Or can we dare to become who we believe we were born to be? Jesse dreams of working the land that’s been in his family forever. But he’s cursed to lose everything he loves most. Scarlett is desperate to escape her “charmed” life. But leaving a small town is easier said than done.
Match Me If You Can by Tiana Smith⸺When Mia's matchmaking best friend won't set her up with her "perfect" guy for homecoming, Mia takes matters into her own hands. She gets the date, but what is she supposed to do when a cute and flirty classmate starts showing interest? With homecoming only two weeks away, can she fix the mess she made or will she have to kiss her perfect match goodbye forever?
You're the One I Don't Want by Carrie Aarons⸺Everything in Annabelle’s life, though it may be cold and isolated, is going exactly as she always planned. Until her ex-high school sweetheart moves to town. The same boy that she cheated on, once upon a time, essentially breaking both of their hearts. But no one knows the full story, and being vulnerable enough to open up about it is not on Annabelle’s checklist.
To Be Honest by Maggie Ann Martin is a fun, breezy and affirming story about how you #LoveYourBody because #AllBodiesAreGoodBodies. From being fat to openly and happily living as gay, the story immensely surrounds itself with an attitude of acceptance and gave readers a strong message on self-love and importance.
Rewrite the Stars by Julianne Dove⸺For ten summers Claire and her mother had been guests at the Prescott’s beach house at Kelly’s Cove. And for ten years she played with Mallory and her twin brother, Colin. But it wasn’t until she returned after college graduation for her last summer there, that she realized Colin had grown into a guy who made her knees knock just by smiling at her.
Defiance of the Heart by Monica James⸺For as long as I can remember, London Sinclair was the boy who was forbidden. It didn’t matter that he made my heart skip a beat. Our surnames fated us to be sworn enemies. But when the truth was finally revealed, my life changed forever. Lies have shaped our past, leaving London and me to pick up the pieces.
How to Breathe Underwater by Vicky Skinner is a story that renders how we go on freestyle when it's too much and giving our best stroke when it is not enough. It is a heartfelt, moving story about pain, loss and new beginnings. The writing style brought me into a new journey of emotions, making me feel what they feel.