I decided to compile a list of the books that interest me most, that are being released in the month coming up. Please, vote in the comments for what you would like to see a review on, or if there are any books I did not include that you feel I should. I will do my best to get a hold of these books, and work through them (with you) throughout April.
- The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli– Seventeen year-old, Molly Peskin, avoids dating because she does not want to risk facing rejection, and as an overweight teen, she always treads carefully around boys. Her and her twin sister, Cassie, are best friends and follow that rule, do not date, stick together. Until, Cassie falls for a cute girl. Suddenly, Molly is left stranded without her best friend, trying to navigate the love minefield between an adorable hipster boy, and Reid, her chubby, yet adorkable, coworker.
- The Inconceivable Life of Quinn by Marianna Baer– Quinn Cutler is sixteen years old, the daughter of a famous Brooklyn politician, and pregnant without any memories of engaging in any sexual acts. Her story threatens her relationship, and jeopardize her father`s highly-esteemed position in society. Quinn must seek the answers to this mystery, and face the fact that maybe, just maybe, she is carrying the next messiah.
- Alex, Approximately by Jenn Bennett– Bailey Rydell, a movie buff, has fallen for a witty film geek, Alex, who lives in California. Afraid to finally meet him, Bailey does not bother telling Alex that she is now living in the same town, or that she is constantly being heckled by Porter Roth, her coworker. As the summer starts coming to a close, Bailey must make a choice between dreamy fantasy with Alex or the imperfect reality of Porter, which is made much more complicated when the secret spills that Porter is Alex.
- Definitions of Indefinable Things by Whitney Taylor– Reggie Mason is all too familiar with depression, and firmly believes that the only way to stay safe is to not let anyone in. And then, she meets Snake, and indie director narcissist with a 7 months pregnant ex, who pushes her to rethink her rules to protecting herself.
- The End of Our Story by Meg Haston– Bridge and Wil have been together for years, until she betrayed Wil, shattering both his heart and their relationship. A year later, Wil suffers from a violent loss and Bridge is the first one at his side. Together, they must try to overcome the pain of the past and relearn how to love each other.
- Lucky Girl by Amanda Maciel– Rosie has always been beautiful, and she has always known this. When her best friend, Maddie, comes back from a trip abroad, Rosie is finally challenged and does not like it. She is not thrilled about someone being prettier than her, especially when they steal her football hookup, but she is able to look over it when Alex shows up. A semi-famous student due to stopping a school shooting, he sees right through her looks, to the Rosie hidden inside. After a particular party, something happens that ruins everything Rosie once believed and she must face that all that glitters is not gold, and set out on a path to rediscover herself.
Please, comment below your vote on which book interests you the most, and I will see you again next time. I have a lot planned these next few months, so make sure you are regularly checking in!