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The Homecoming by Stacie Ramey

Standalone. Sourcebooks Fire (Nov. 1, 2016) NetGalley
Forced to return to his estranged family, John discovers how hard it is to truly go home.

It's been a year since John lost his girlfriend, Leah, to suicide. Living with his uncle keeps his mind from the tragedy and his screwed up family-until he gets into trouble and a judge sends him back home. With a neglectful mother and abusive brother, John's homecoming is far from happy.

As he tries to navigate and repair the relationships he abandoned years ago, Emily, the girl next door, is the only bright spot. She's sweet and smart and makes him think his heart may finally be healing. But tragedy isn't far away, and John must soon face an impossible decision: save his family or save himself.

John is angry. Angry at the accident that changed his brother. Angry at his mother who kicked him out. Angry at himself for not saving the one he loves. This anger inside of him has led him to make choices even he knows were a mistake. He…

The Form of Things Unknown by Robin Bridges

Standalone. Kensington (August 30th, 2016) NetGalley
Natalie Roman isn’t much for the spotlight. But performing A Midsummer Night’s Dream in a stately old theatre in Savannah, Georgia, beats sitting alone replaying mistakes made in Athens. Fairy queens and magic on stage, maybe a few scary stories backstage. And no one in the cast knows her backstory.
Except for Lucas—he was in the psych ward, too. He won’t even meet her eye. But Nat doesn’t need him. She’s making friends with girls, girls who like horror movies and Ouija boards, who can hide their liquor in Coke bottles and laugh at the theater’s ghosts. Natalie can keep up. She can adapt. And if she skips her meds once or twice so they don’t interfere with her partying, it won’t be a problem. She just needs to keep her wits about her.
Honest, nuanced, and bittersweet, The Form of Things Unknown explores the shadows that haunt even the truest hearts . . . and the sparks that set them free.

Natalie just wants to be normal, but with her d…

August 2016 Monthly Recap

I haven't been the most consistent blogger this year for some reason. Last semester was very difficult for me but I'm surprised that it took so long to really come back. I do stop from time to time. But I always come back because this is my favorite hobby other than reading. I have not stopped reading though. I have read about 130+ books including rereads. I'm pretty happy that I was still able to enjoy so many wonderful books. 
Books Read
Lock and Mori by Heather W. PettyBreathe, Annie, Breathe by Miranda KenneallyAlmost Super by Marion JensenA Dragon's Guide to the Care and Feeding of Humans by Laurence Yep and Joanne RyderThrone of Glass by Sarah J. MaasCrown of Midnight by Sarah J. MaasHeir of Fire by Sarah J. MaasThe BFG by Roald DahlGenuine Sweet by Faith HarkeyHarry Potter and the Cursed Child by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany, and Jack Thorne
Blog Plans
I plan to read the Complete Grimm's Fairy tales which I'll be reviewing in pieces this month. I also want to…