Monday, January 28, 2013

It’s Monday! What are you reading? (83)

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It’s Monday! What Are You Reading is where we share what we read this past week, what we hope to read this week . . . . and anything in between! This is a great way to plan out your reading week and see what others are currently reading as well . . . you never know where that next “must read” book will come from!

 Read This Past Week

A Beautiful Evil (Gods & Monsters, #2)Myth and mayhem inhabit a richly reimagined New Orleans in this sequel to Darkness Becomes Her.
After the epic graveyard battle at the end of Darkness Becomes Her, Ari and her friends know what they’re up against: Ari is facing the Medusa curse and is haunted by the image of what she will become. To make matters worse, the heinous goddess Athena has kidnapped young Violet and is threatening to destroy Ari.

 Ari, along with the superhot Sebastian, is doing everything she can to learn more about Athena and to get Violet back. But the battle of good and evil is bigger than she realizes, and she’s about to be pulled into a world more horrific than she could ever imagine . . . .
My Rating: didn't like it it was ok liked it really liked it (my current rating)

Anna and the French KissAnna is looking forward to her senior year in Atlanta, where she has a great job, a loyal best friend, and a crush on the verge of becoming more. Which is why she is less than thrilled about being shipped off to boarding school in Paris - until she meets Etienne St. Clair: perfect, Parisian (and English and American, which makes for a swoon-worthy accent), and utterly irresistible. The only problem is that he's taken, and Anna might be, too, if anything comes of her almost-relationship back home.

As winter melts into spring, will a year of romantic near - misses end with the French kiss Anna - and readers - have long awaited?
My Rating: didn't like it it was ok liked it really liked it (my current rating)
Lola and the Boy Next Door
In this companion novel to Anna and the French Kiss, two teens discover that true love may be closer than they think

Budding designer Lola Nolan doesn't believe in fashion . . . she believes in costume. The more expressive the outfit - more sparkly, more fun, more wild - the better. But even though Lola's style is outrageous, she's a devoted daughter and friend with some big plans for the future. And everything is pretty perfect (right down to her hot rocker boyfriend) until the dreaded Bell twins, Calliope and Cricket, return to the neighborhood.

When Cricket - a gifted inventor - steps out from his twin sister's shadow and back into Lola's life, she must finally reconcile a lifetime of feelings for the boy next door.
My Rating: didn't like it it was ok liked it really liked it (my current rating)

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