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[9 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]
Heart Breaths by K.K.Hendin

“New Adult” is a frustrating genre for me.  Since I am an “older” Young Adult reader.  A genre that focuses on more mature characters sounds really appealing.   Too frequently, I have found the label “New Adult” meant very violent or highly sexual situations for the older characters.  These two characteristics are the reason I shy away from some of the adult books.  So I have been very picky with what I read in the “New Adult” genre.  I am very pleased to say that Heart Breaths by K.K. Hendin was a pleasant surprise.
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[11 Apr 2013 | No Comment | ]
Cover Reveal: One Tiny Lie by K.A. Tucker

Livie has always been the stable one of the two Cleary sisters, handling her parents’ tragic death and Kacey’s self-destructive phase with strength and maturity. But underneath that exterior is a little girl hanging onto the last words her father ever spoke to her. “Make me proud,” he had said. She promised she would…and she’s done her best over the past seven years with every choice, with every word, with every action.
Livie walks into Princeton with a solid plan, and she’s dead set on delivering on it: …

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[5 Jan 2013 | No Comment | ]
Ten Tiny Breaths by K.A. Tucker

Ten Tiny Breaths, by K.A. Tucker, is not the first Contemporary novel I’ve read, but it is the first New Adult novel I’ve read. (By now y’all know I prefer Paranormal and Fantasy.)  Where Young Adult tends to be the level of content that I’m most comfortable with, this New Adult novel did not have me shying away from the new category of fiction for twenty-somethings.  (Although, I might have blushed a few times!)  Ten Tiny Breaths takes a look at the life of a young woman who has survived …