Review: Just One Wish by Janette Rallison


Just One Wish by Janette Rallison
Hardback, First U.S. Edition
Release Date: March 5, 2009 from G. P Putnam's Sons
Pages: 272
Best Enjoyed by: Females, Ages 13 and Up.
Rating: C
Annika Truman has a "foolproof" plan to grant her brother his biggest wish before he goes into a surgery he may not survive. He wants Robin Hood to teach him how to shoot arrows.

Now, Annika has to travel to Hollywood with her best friend to try and capture the teen celebrity who portrays Robin Hood, Steve Raleigh, on the hit TV show. But she's not expecting the fame, drama, and romance that meet her when she arrives…

I got this book for one sole reason: Robin Hood. On BBC, they have a Robin Hood TV show that's 3 seasons long so far. I love the show! It's different from the original storyline, but has the characters that make it so great. So when I heard about a book that had Robin Hood in it, I knew I needed it.

Unfortunately, it didn't exactly live up to all my hopes and dreams.

The plotline seemed good, my Robin Hood obsession aside. I knew it would be a little clichéd, so that wasn't what bothered me. And yes, it was mildly entertaining. But everything seemed to rushed and hard to follow. The characters didn't seem fully developed either.

Annika was okay for the most part. She had spunk. Her dedication and love for her brother made her likeable, but also too good; her flaws seemed too mediocre to be realistic. Occasionally I couldn't understand her actions and her voicing never seemed at a constant, so it was hard to really get into the story. But her motives were good and I think she displayed a reaction some have when a loved one is sick.

As I said before, a lot of things were rushed. The romance, for example. It was kind of out of nowhere and too predictable. The problems the characters faced were so easily fixed and the original idea seemed to be long forgotten by the end, since it was solved so quickly. There were no twists to compel me to read on, other than the fact that I don't like giving up on the book.

I'm sure some will enjoy Just One Wish, so if the summary interests you, try it out. Just don't set your expectations so high, like I did.

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The Good and Bad YA Boys

So Khy, Kelsey, Adele, Jordyn and Trish Doller all had great posts about their favorite YA boys and not-so-favorite ones. I liked the idea and decided to create my own list. (Note: I didn't use an author more than once. Otherwise a few other characters would have been mentioned)

The Top 5.

1.Kartik (Gemma Doyle Trilogy by Libba Bray).
I love Kartik. He always shows up out of the blue and he's sort of dark and mysterious in the beginning. Plus him and Gemma is so gosh darn cute! But we're not going to discuss that topic because I will cry. (why Kartik WHY?)

2. Ronald Weasley (Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling).
Ron has a magic wand, is scared of spiders, and is the reason for Wizard Rock. Need I say more?

3. Owen Armstrong (Just Listen by Sarah Dessen).
Owen is amazing. And he is a music nerd. The end.

4. Quentin Jacobsen (Paper Towns by John Green)
This was a very hard choice. The truth is, I have a thing for all the Green boys, MC or not. But I had to choose and because I love the quote at the end about the broken cracks in the vessel, I chose Q. Plus his name starts with a Q.

5. Magnus Bane (The Immortal Instruments by Cassandra Clare).
Magnus Bane. I love that he is so forward about his love and that he is a warlock and he makes fun of Alec's wardrobe. He is just awesome.

Boo. Hiss. The Bad 5.

1. Edward Cullen (Twilight Saga by Stephanie Meyers).
I don't find a guy who sticks his mouth into animals and sucks their blood appealing. Seriously, go call PETA.

2. Mr. Wickham (Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen).
This one is pretty obvious. He is the ultimate gold digger.

3.Masimo (Georgia Nicolson Series by Louise Rennison).
I am such a Dave the Laugh fan. But we all are (I didn't put him up there because he's probably only 6 or 7 on that list). And Masimo doesn't even understand what Georgia says! Or get her humor. He is quite annoying.

4. Steve (Bermudez Triangle by Maureen Johnson).
I do not approve of Steve. I mean, why would you still like a guy that cheated on you? And barely tries to keep up a relationship?

5. Prince Gregor (The Amaranth Enchantment by Julie Berry).
There's nothing really wrong with Gregor, he just seems kind of blah.

So, who's in your Top 5? Your Bad 5? Post in the comments or on your blog.

Dear Reader: Interview Questions for A.S. King!

Recently I did a review for A.S. King's The Dust of 100 Dogs, which I loved. So I talked to the author and asked if she was interested in doing an interview. She said yes!

Now here's where you come in.

I have a few questions I know I want to ask her, but I also wanted to let you guys have a go at asking her questions. It can be about her, writing, or
The Dust of 100 Dogs. Just ask away in the comment form below!

I'm ending this Sunday night so please have all questions asked by then.

What's On Your Desk Wednesday?

So, I was tagged by Kristi @ The Story Siren to show pictures of my desk. A note: one of the rules is that you can't clean your desk! So please forgive the end-of-the-year clutter. It's pretty gross, I know.

Photo Time!
5 Bookish Things:
  • You can see my To Be Reviewed pile, which includes The Boy Book, A Little Friendly Advice, This Is What I Want to Tell You, How Not To Be Popular, and Just One Wish (the rest are scattered throughout my room).
  • You can also see the book I'm currently reading, The Amaranth Enchantment, on the right picture.
  • The blue notebook is where I keep my reviews.
  • The green paper is the beginning of a review I did for The Dust of 100 Dogs when I couldn't find my notebook and needed to write it down.
  • There's a piece of sheet music that is hiding two clarinet books.
5 Nonbookish Things:
  • My cough drops. In case I get a sore throat, I keep them on hand.
  • My sunglasses. I never wear them. They look ridiculous. But I have nowhere to put them.
  • My tablet (that little silver square). I love to doodle with it. Though my pen is MIA... (I really need to clean up!)
  • Nail polish. One is green and behind there is a clear one with sparkles (I'm wearing it right now).
  • My mousse. I use it to keep my bangs in tact when they won't behave. The nozzle broke off one day, so it doesn't work very well.
5 People I tag:
  • Khy @ Frenetic Reader
  • Kelsey @ Reading Keeps You Sane
  • Natasha @ Maw Books Blog
  • Emily @ Emily's Reading Room
  • You! (If you are not mentioned above).

Summer Reading Goals

Summer Reading Goals

Before I had a blog, I used to write down all the books I wanted to read that summer on sticky notes and places them on the wall. But now I am here and will not need to waste the paper. So, without further ado, I give you, my Summer Reading Goals.
This will be updated throughout the summer.

The List:

  • Read 35 or more books. Does not matter what size, just read them. Entirely.
  • Continue the Library Challenge. (As far as I know, this is not a challenge in the Blogosphere. Yet. But basically, I am running out of books in my library, so I have decided that every time I go to the library, I must take at least five books off the shelf I have glimpsed at but put away.)

  • Organize my bookshelf. Or build a new one. Just get rid of The Mess.

Hopefully this will help clear out my To Be Read list of books that are already out too. It's looking quite large and imposing these days…

So, do you have any summer goals? Feel free to link to a post you've made or talk about them in the comment form!

Review: The Dust of 100 Dogs by A. S. King

The Dust of 100 Dogs by A.S. King
Paperback, First Edition
Pages: 330
Rating: A

Saffron Adams in the reincarnation of a seventeenth century pirate, Emer Morrisey. Set out on the seas to find her one true love, Emer is caught up in a dangerous love triangle that leads to the death of all three players and is ultimately cursed with the dust of one hundred dogs, causing her to go through one hundred lives as a dog before returning to the human species. Now, Saffron, a teenager in the end of the twentieth century, is leaving her dysfunctional family to return to Jamaica to get back what was once lost…
The Dust of 100 Dogs was by far one of the most interesting books I've read in a long time. I had been expecting this book to be good, from reading some reviews, but it was better. Something just clicked. On my library copy of the book (I'm definitely going out and buying this when I have a chance) there is the Fantasy sticker on the side. But honestly, I couldn't just put this in one category, so I left the genres section of my review out.

But for a review:

I didn't mention in my summary, but this book actual has three stories intertwined into one. Emer's story, from her life in Ireland as a child where she meets her love, to being sent to England, and then her life as a pirate (which is actually the opening scene for the book); Saffron's story, which gives you a background on her home life and her travel to Jamaica; and Fred Livingstone's life in Jamaica. While often times having so many perspectives can be confusing, in The Dust of 100 Dogs, it simply wasn't. The latter character, Fred, may seem unimportant at first, but in a way, his role is quite similar to Saffron's. There are also mini chapters entitled Dog Facts, which are narrated by Emer/Saffron about dog life and their philosophy, which not only relates to the story, but to our own lives.

One of the most important themes in the book was reincarnations. Now, on a personal level, I love the idea of being reincarnated, of living life long after death. It seems like a way to explore all the options life gave you but you didn't take on your original life's journey. What I found interesting about all the reincarnations in the book (and yes, there are more than just Emer and Saffron) is how their personalities still differentiated. Saffron is but is also not Emer. While in Jamaica, she often says she "feels like Emer," when she gets violent. Feels would be the key word. There is another character that is different from his "kin" because of the choice he makes at the very end of the book, but I didn't notice until later. It goes back to what I said before, about choosing differently than what you did before.

I also liked the different types of relationships expressed. There are the abusive in Emer's case, but also the whole love-at-first-sight scenario. In Fred's story, it is all about not admitting to yourself what you want. Saffron's is less about a love relationship and more about the one she has with her parents, who won't support her choices in life. And again, I thought A. S. King was really able to make it relatable to lives today.

Now, I know I haven't really talked about characters and voicing and such, which I typically jump right into. Really, it was all amazing. There was Emer, who I thought was such a badass, Fred, who I wanted to beat the living daylights out of, and Saffron, who I hoped would succeed and also punch the living daylights out of Fred. My only complaint was that -- especially in Emer's case -- the reader has to play catch-up because parts are left out. At times it made me feel like I had skipped a chapter and would go back to check. But honestly, once it had happened a few times I got used to it.

The Dust of 100 Dogs was extremely well written. As I read, I felt like I was there or the characters were in my room along with me. It was all very visual, which is unusual because I rarely see the scenes in my head, despite how good an author's writing is (this may come from my lack of any artistic capabilities whatsoever).

The story closes with Saffron and I was left quite pleased. Sometimes, really good books have really bad endings. They just don't mesh. But this one did and it completely tied up all the themes. There are a few things for the reader to decide, like what happened to Saffron's family and where will she go, but the key points of the story have been solved and there's a cute surprise at the end.

Normally, I would say "I recommended this if you like…" but, as I said above, there really isn't any other story out there like this to compare it to. Even if it should be considered a Young Adult book is debatable, because while Saffron is a teenager, the mind inside her is much, much older and wiser (something like three hundred years). So, my recommendation is to simply read the book. I can't guarantee you'll love it, or even like it, but you should definitely try it.

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Bloggiesta: Wrapping Up


Okay, wrapping up Bloggiesta.

So I accomplished some of the things I wanted to do. But really failed with the reviews. Basically, starting last Thursday, I've been in a review slump and unfortunately Bloggiesta didn't help much. However, I was able to write one review. I also changed my subscription to FeedBurner and added an RSS icon in the sidebar and a link to subscribe via email on the bottom sidebar (I might add the actual form later, but it just didn't look so great with the layout). But I won't write out all the things I did, I'll give you a list:

Friday I…

Today I…

  • Planned a bit.
  • Did some planning and wrote a post about a new blog feature (post not published yet).
  • Wrote a post for said feature.
  • Moved around the links on my header.
  • Replaced the old RSS/Atom (I still don't know the difference) feeds with my FeedBurner feed.
  • Wrote a Summer Reading Goals post (scheduled to be posted)
  • Tried and failed at making a favicon.
  • Began my review for I Know It's Over by C. K. Kelly Martin. (and stopped because I got uninspired.)
  • Posted my review for The Boyfriend List by E. Lockhart on Goodreads.
  • Added Meta tags.
Total Time: 11 hours.

(You can see my original Bloggiesta post to see what I did and did not accomplish too.)

Well, 11/48 isn't so great, but my goal was 10 so I'm content. Still have a lot of reviews to do, but school ends Wednesday so more time. I should just take a week off from reading, but the thought is so impossible…

Anyway, I had a lot of fun at Bloggiesta. Thanks to Natasha at Maw Books Blog for the idea and to all those who participated or watched! :]

Bloggiesta Update # 1


Okay, a Bloggiesta Update, in which I tell you what I have been doing in the last 10 hours.

Friday, June 19:

6:00 pm – Start! (And posted the post saying I'll be in Bloggiesta)

6:20 – 7:20 – Looking at tips for blogs and fixing my comment settings (thanks Natasha)

7:25 – 8:20 – Writing a review for The Boyfriend List by E. Lockhart.

8:23 – 9:30 – Writing my policies.

9:40 – 10:10 – Looking at more tips and getting rid of finished contests.

Saturday, June 20:

1:00 – 1:30pm – Planning what to do today

2:00 – 2:25 – Writing this post.

Time Done: Nearly 5 hours. (my exact will be on my ending post)

I still have quite I want to accomplish, but I won't be home until later tonight. Perhaps an all-nighter? I shall see later. My goal is to get at least 10 hours.

To see what I want to do, check out my original post with the To Do list!

Bloggiesta is hosted by Natasha on Maw Books Blog.

Blog Update: My Policies


Reviews/Contests/Interviews/Guest Blog Policies

So there are a few things to know about if you're an author, publisher, etc. looking for me to promote a book.


I will accept almost all types of Young Adult Fiction books. However, I'm not a person to go to if you have a religious YA fiction book. Books that incorporate beliefs into them but do not focus primarily on religion are okay, but it's honestly not my thing for a full out lecture on what to believe in (if this is confusing, you can email me and I will give you examples of books I would and would not accept).

My favorite genres are fantasy romance (books like The Gemma Doyle Trilogy, The Mortal Instruments, Graceling, etc.) and "comic coming-of-age-tales that make you think" (think John Green). I am also pro BigBooks.

While I cannot guarantee a review for all books, I do try. There are only a rare few that I give up on entirely. Mainly getting a review comes down to how much time I have. However, feel free to email me if it's been a while and I haven't written the review.

If the book has already been published, normally I will just write a review unless a new version is coming out in a few months (as in going to paperback). For review copies, I will try to post them on the month of the release or close to it. If you happen to send me a later book in a series I haven't read, reviews will take longer as I'll need to catch up (unless it's a prequel or is not necessary to read the book's predecessors.).

Currently I am not accepting e-books or self-published books. I will accept Young Adult audiobooks, though getting a review is less likely to happen (I'm extremely picky about narrators).

When requesting a review, please tell me a little about the book, such as the front flap/back cover synopsis and the basic genres. Excerpts are also encouraged, though only a few paragraphs long.


I will gladly host a contest where you (the publisher, agent, author, etc) send the book to the winner and also ones where I send out the book. If the former, you'll need to tell me the item, preferences for the contests to begin and/or end, and what countries you can mail to.

Interviews and Guest Blogs:

If you are an author interested in doing an interview or gust blog on I Am Nonfiction, I only ask that I have read your book first. I also will interview or do guest blogs with those who work in the publishing business. And, of course, I will do interviews or guest blogs on your blog or website.

To Bloggers:

If you would me to add you to my Blogroll, just email me and include the URL of your blog or leave a comment.

If you have any further questions or would like to contact me, you can email me at iamnonfiction[at]yahoo[dot]com.

Blog Update: Bloggiesta!


So, via Twitter, I've been following Natasha @ Maw Book Blogs. When I heard about Bloggiesta, I had to join in! If you are too lazy to click the link, the Bloggiesta began this morning (Friday, June 19, 2009) at 8 am and ends Sunday at 8 am. That's 48 hours! Bloggiesta is a Challenge to improve your blog. And while I'm new, I've got a few thigns I want to do. So, I'll be posting a To Do list down below and checking things off when I get them done. I'm not sure how much I can complete but I'll try!
If you're intrigued, come join Bloggiesta and follow updates on Twitter using #bloggiesta in the search bar.
Reviews to Do:
  • Just One Wish by Janette Rallison
  • I Know It's Over by C.K. Kelly Martin
  • You Know Where to Find Me by Rachel Cohn
  • Such A Pretty Girl by Laura Wiess
  • You Are So Undead to Me by Stacey Jay
  • The Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan
  • Need by Carrie Jones
  • The Dust of 100 Dogs by A.S. King
  • How Not to be Popular by Jennifer Ziegler
  • The Boyfriend List by E. Lockhart
  • This Is What I Want To Tell You by Heath Duffy Stone

Interviews to Plan:
  • Think of questions to ask [___]
  • (If you're interested in doing an interview and/or gust blog, email me!)
Special Posts:
  • Library vs. Owning
  • Hardback vs. Paperback
  • Which Bookseller?
  • Summer Book Goals!
Blog Work:
  • Finish Blogroll (email if you would like to be added)
  • Work on Sidebar
  • Write Review/Contests/Interview Policy
  • Delete old contests
  • Fix comment settings 
  • Change to FeedBurner
  • Add Meta tags
Start time: 6:00 pm EST (I count when I started writing this post)
And Go!

Waiting On Wednesday (2): Hush Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick


Hush Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick
Release on: October 13, 2009

(From Simon & Schuster:)

For Nora Grey, romance was not part of the plan. She's never been particularly attracted to the boys at her school, no matter how much her best friend, Vee, pushes them at her. Not until Patch came along.

With his easy smile and eyes that seem to see inside her, Nora is drawn to him against her better judgment.

But after a series of terrifying encounters, Nora's not sure who to trust. Patch seems to be everywhere she is, and to know more about her than her closest friends. She can't decide whether she should fall into his arms or run and hide. And when she tries to seek some answers, she finds herself near a truth that is way more unsettling than anything Patch makes her feel.

For Nora is right in the middle of an ancient battle between the immortal and those that have fallen - and, when it comes to choosing sides, the wrong choice will cost her life.


Additional Links:

Becca Fitzpatrick's Website | Becca's Blog | Excerpts

"Waiting on Wednesday" was created by Jill at Breaking the Spine.

(On a side note, this happens to be one of the best covers I've ever seen.)

Waiting on Wednesday (1): Never Cry Werewolf by Heather Davis


Never Cry Werewolf by Heather Davis
Release on: September 1, 2009

(From the author's website:)

"Moonlight can totally change your life.
And it all starts so simply.
You. Him. The moon. You're toast."

Okay, so maybe Shelby has made a few mistakes with boys lately (how was she supposed to know Wes had "borrowed" that Porsche?). But her step-mother totally overreacts when she catches Shelby in a post-curfew kiss with a hot senior. Suddenly Shelby's summer plans are on the shelf, and she's being packed off to brat camp. It's good-bye, prom dress; hello, hiking boots.

Things start looking up, though, when Shelby meets fellow camper (and son of a rock star) Austin Bridges, III. But soon she realizes there's more to Austin than crush material—his family has a dark secret, and he wants Shelby's help guarding it. Shelby knows that she really shouldn't be getting tangled up with another bad boy…but who is she to turn her back on a guy in need, especially such a good looking one? One thing's for sure, that pesky full moon is about to get her into trouble all over again.


Additional Links:

Heather Davis Website | Heather Davis Blog

"Waiting on Wednesday" was created by Jill at Breaking the Spine.

Review: Cracked Up to Be by Courtney Summers


Cracked Up to Be by Courtney Summers
Paperback, First Edition
Pages: 214
Genres: Young Adults, Real Life
Rating: A
High school senior Parker Fadley: girlfriend to the most popular boy in school, cheerleading captain, future valedictorian, overall perfection. Until the night she messed up. Now, haunted by her demons, she's on a downward spiral that consumes her. She shows up to school drunk, is dangerously close to not graduating, and has cut herself off from the world, which according to her, is exactly what she wants to do. But what has changed Parker from the girl who had it all into someone her parents can't trust, someone nobody could have predicted Parker would turn into?
Parker knows. And she knows it's what she needs to do. Because it's her fault. And someone else had to pay the price.
"Imagine four years.

Four years, two suicides, one death, one rape, two pregnancies (one abortion), three overdoses, countless drunken antics, pantsings, spilled food, theft, fights, broken limbs, turf wars–every day, a turf war–six months until graduation and no one gets a medal when they get out. But everything you do here counts.

High school." (page 1, PB)
They always say start off with a strong first sentence to hook the reader in. And for me, I was the fish and the first sentences in Cracked Up to Be were the big juicy worms on the hook of a good book (yeah yeah, weird analogy I know).
I was immediately drawn to Parker's personality and that Courtney was able to make her seem so real. The book is not filled with over description or large words a high school would never think, much less say. Parker's narration is honest and vivid. At times, her refusal to accept certain thoughts annoyed me, but it also made her flawed and more realistic.
Her lifestyle, while a mess in my standards, adds to her character. She wants to be left alone, and she does a damn well job trying to do so. She pushes away those who are just trying to help, and while that may seem selfish, it's really just a sign of how badly she is suffering.
Throughout the story, Parker has flashbacks to the night where everything changed. At first, the flashbacks didn't seem to make much sense and I wondered if they were out of order. I found it annoying that parts were repeated or cut off and you couldn't just know what happened. But piece by piece the events that happened that night unfold, leading to the final scene where you find out what changed Parker. And, if you're like me, you'll cry when you read it.
Parker's story is one that will make you consider your own life and values. It's well written and has a great cast of characters. You'll agonize over Parker's apathetic attitude, laugh at her snarky remarks, and wonder what you would do if you were in her situation. This is one of my new favorite books and I know I'll read it again (and again). I highly recommend this, though with a warning that there's a lot of alcohol, swearing, etc.
(If you liked this book, I would also recommend Looking For Alaska by John Green and vice versa.)
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Review: Jessica’s Guide to Dating on the Dark Side by Beth Fantaskey


Jessica's Guide to Dating on the Dark Side by Beth Fantaskey
Hardback, First Edition
Pages: 354 (including acknowledgments)
Genres: Young Adult, Fantasy, Romance
Rating: B


For her first seventeen years, Jessica Packwood has been leading a seemingly ordinary life in the rural town of Lebanon County, Pennsylvania. Now a senior at Woodrow Wilson High School, her life suddenly takes an unexpected—and downright unbelievable in her eyes—turn when the new Romanian foreign exchange student Lucius Vladescu arrives. He knows things about Jess, things only a sparse few know, such as her real name, Anastasia. He also claims to be a vampire. And that she, too, is a vampire princess. And, due to some pact made years ago to keep peace between their families, they are betrothed. And all the girl wanted was a social life.

Join Jessica as she takes on the everyday tasks of getting her first kiss, taking down a cheerleader who seems a little too attached to Lucius to her liking, transforming from your mundane American into a beautiful Romanian vampire princess, and, oh yeah, preventing a vampire war that's been brewing for years from happening.


My initial reaction to the first fifty or so pages was that the book was okay. I was immediately drawn to Beth Fantaskey's writing and the voice Jessica had. But the plot seemed rushed and at times I wondered why Jessica jumped to conclusions about Lucius when the reader barley knew anything about him. The dialogues also seemed a bit clichéd, especially when Lucius talked. Basically, I thought of it as a mutation of The Princess Diaries and Twilight, though, of course, with its own originality.

But then, at some point—I was way too absorbed to know when—my feelings changed. I could not put the book down. Sure, this might not have been the best book I had read, but I got hooked in with the plot twists and characters. Plus, the dialogues became funnier:

"Where do you come from?" Frank challenged, puffing his chest, a little bolder now that he could breathe. "Some of us are starting to wonder."
"I come from civilization," Lucius retorted. "You wouldn't be familiar with the territory…" (page 82 HB)

and the pacing became better as the book progressed. I also loved the letters Lucius sent to his uncle throughout the book, which made me better understand him and to see his transformations throughout the story. With entries such as, "The lentil is perhaps the world's most versatile, indestructible food," (page 47, HB) I was often laughing out loud as he observed the American lifestyle, especially his criticism on the Packwood family's all-vegan diet.

At times I wanted to slap the characters—Lucius for his obnoxiousness and decisions, Jessica for being so close-minded (basically both were really stubborn). That was another thing. It took so long for Jessica to finally admit it to herself that Lucius was a vampire, though she had plenty of evidence! But on the other hand, I loved the fact that I couldn't predict the ending. By the middle of the book, I was having serious doubts that the two would actually end up together because of their stubborn personalities. So I definitely give Beth Fantaskey kudos for that.

Overall, Jessica's Guide to Dating on the Dark Side is a fun book that keeps the reader guessing and laughing. You'll feel the characters' frustration, occasionally want to beat them with a hammer, and get caught up in the romance. I definitely recommend this book. (And on a side note, I love the cover. It actually does resemble the book.)


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Who Is Mik?

I’m a teenager with a love for reading and writing. I live in the United States and aspire to be an author. When I’m not writing, reading, blogging, or doing schoolwork, you can often find me finding new music to listen to and playing my various instruments.

What is I Am Nonfiction?

I Am Nonfiction is a blog dedicated to reviewing Young Adult (YA) books. There are also interviews with authors and contests. The blog is managed in my spare time, which I don’t have a lot of when school is in session, but I update regularly. For more information about contests, reviews, interviews, and guest blogs click here.

Random Facts:

I do not have a favorite color. It varies every time I actually dwell on the subject.

Mik is not my real name.

I have a single pet, a cat that weighs nine pounds and is never, ever quiet.

Some people need coffee to get through the day. I need music. If I don’t have my tunes in the morning, there is a 99% I will be in a crappy mood for the rest of the day.

I love giving book suggestions and receiving them. Just email me at iamnonfiction[at]yahoo[dot]com.

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