Scarred

Scarred Description:

Seventeen year old Sloane Munster is funny feisty and scarred br br Trying to reboot her life after a serious auto accident she starts her senior year at a new school and immediately has a scar to face encounter with the caramel haired hazel eyed Luke Naughton whom she once almost met on the competitive swimming circuit Sloane is attracted Luke unfortunately seems disgusted and revolted But the chemistry between them sparks a growing connection set against a background of guilt secrets and mounting tensions at a school where bullying is rife and Sloane is not the most deeply scarred person br br Life leaves you scarred love can make you beautiful br

Rating: 3.37 out of 5

The Law of Tall Girls

The Law of Tall Girls Description:

When you really stand out can you ever fit in br br Seventeen year old Peyton Lane is a tall girl So tall it s the only thing most people notice about her br br On impulse she accepts a bet to prove she can be as attractive and desirable as other girls Now she just needs to go on four dates including the prom with one of the guys on her very short list of very tall boys br br Number one on the list is Jay Young the new guy that Peyton already likes way more than she should Because not only is Jay already taken he s also breaking her Law of Tall Girls and he s determined to discover the awful secret she s been hiding for most of her life br br Funny and romantic The Law of Tall Girls is a feel good heart warming read for anyone who s ever felt different or like they just don t belong br br This young adult contemporary romance will appeal to fans of Kasie West Stephanie Perkins Jenny Han Julie Buxbaum and Morgan Matson

Rating: 3.25 out of 5

Refuse (Recoil Trilogy, #2)

Refuse (Recoil Trilogy, #2) Description:

Everyone wants Jinxy except the one she loves br br In a near future USA decimated by an incurable plague and tightly controlled by a repressive government teenagers with special skills are recruited and trained to fight in the war against terror br br Now a rebellion is brewing br br All sixteen year old expert sniper Jinxy James wanted was a little freedom but now she s trapped between the government and the rebels unsure of who the real enemy is When she uncovers appalling secrets and twisted motivations Jinxy begins to question her allegiances Soon she will need to choose between love and freedom as she struggles to do the right thing in a world gone horribly wrong br br Refuse is the second book in the Young Adult dystopian romance that began with Recoil This much anticipated sequel is filled with romance and heartache shocking twists and a thought provoking examination of freedom fear loyalty and identity br br Refuse begins immediately after the cliffhanger ending of Recoil Buy it now to continue the compelling story of Jinxy Quinn and the forces ranged against them

Rating: 3.80 out of 5

Hushed

Hushed Description:

Hushed a modern romance inspired by the classic tale of The Little Mermaid br br Would you sacrifice your voice for love br br year old Romy Morgan desperately longs to escape the boring future her parents have planned for her and explore the world br br When she saves her celebrity crush superstar Logan Rush from drowning Romy is offered a job as his personal assistant She strikes a deal to reinvent herself in exchange for entering the exciting world of the movies and love sparks between her and this prince of Hollywood But Romy soon discovers that she has traded her voice and identity for an illusion of freedom br br When she discovers a dreadful secret with the power to destroy Logan Romy must choose between love revenge and finding her own true element br br If you like contemporary young adult romance with all the feels and a twist of humor then you ll love this refreshingly modern and realistic spin on the classic tale of The Little Mermaid from award winning YA author Joanne Macgregor br br Note this is not a fantasy novel the only tails fins and flippers in the story are those on sharks and whales br br Hushed makes great reading for fans of Stephanie Perkins Jenny Han Sarah Dessen and Gayle Forman

Rating: 3.38 out of 5

Rebel (Recoil Trilogy, #3)

Rebel (Recoil Trilogy, #3) Description:

Can you win a war without losing yourself br br Sixteen year old online gamer Jinxy James has been trained as an expert sniper in the war against a terrorist spread plague which has decimated the USA Now she s a wanted fugitive on the run with a rebel splinter group risking everything to save and protect her loved ones br br Jinxy has never wanted to hurt or kill but the rebels are determined to uncover the truth about The Game the government and ASTA s sinister activities whatever the cost She will need all her courage skill and strength if she hopes to help liberate the nation from the second war without betraying herself or her love br br Rebel is the third book in the Recoil Trilogy young adult dystopian romance and follows on from Recoil and Refuse It begins immediately after the exciting ending of Refuse Buy it now to continue the compelling story of Jinxy Quinn and the forces determined to bring them down and tear them apart br br SPECIAL PRE ORDER OFFER c ONLY

Rating: 3.65 out of 5

Recoil (Recoil Trilogy, #1)

Recoil (Recoil Trilogy, #1) Description:

When a skilled gamer gets recruited as a sniper in the war against a terrorist produced pandemic she discovers there s more than one enemy and more than one war The Game is real br br Three years after a series of terrorist attacks flooded the US with a lethal plague society has changed radically br br Sixteen year old Jinxy James spends her days trapped at home immersed in virtual reality worrying about the plague and longing for freedom Then she wins a war simulation game and is recruited into a top secret organisation where talented teenagers are trained to become agents in the war on terror Eager to escape her mother s over protectiveness and to serve her country Jinxy enlists and becomes an expert sniper of infected mutant rats br br She s immediately drawn to Quinn O Riley a charming and subversive intelligence analyst who knows more about the new order of government and society than he is telling Then a shocking revelation forces Jinxy to make an impossible decision and she risks losing everything br br Recoil is the first book in a Young Adult dystopian romance trilogy and makes great reading for lovers of Rick Yancey The Fifth Wave Suzanne Collins Hunger Games and Veronica Roth Divergent

Rating: 3.61 out of 5

Dark Whispers

Dark Whispers Description:

When a patient describes an experience of mental torture and sexual mutilation by a gynaecologist at the private hospital where she works psychologist Megan Wright decides to investigate Determined to find out the truth and stop the abuse but bound to silence by the ethics of confidentiality Megan must enter the dark mind of a dangerously disturbed man br br Between the anaesthesia and the awakening are the dark whispers

Rating: 3.46 out of 5

The Recoil Trilogy 3 Book Boxed Set: Including Recoil, Refuse and Rebel

The Recoil Trilogy 3 Book Boxed Set: Including Recoil, Refuse and Rebel Description:

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Rating: 3.44 out of 5

Turtle Walk

Turtle Walk Description:

When Samantha Steadman starts high school at a boarding school in the Ukahlamba Drakensberg Mountains little does she know that she will soon be engaged in an ecological war for the survival of the endangered leatherback turtle Their adventures range from dangerous nighttime skirmishes with illegal fishermen to crazy antics for television cameras Samantha and her friends rich and sassy Jessie Delaney and cabinet minister s daughter Nomusa Gule take the fight from the classroom to the open seas Back at school they have to deal with romances and heartbreaks a joint musical production with the neighboring boys school encounters with an eccentric bunch of teachers conflicts with parents and skirmishes with bitter rivals Together they will need to find the strength to cope and the hope that comes from knowing that individuals can make a difference

Rating: 3.78 out of 5

Rock Steady

Rock Steady Description:

Samantha Steadman and her best friends smart mouthed Jessie Delaney and politician s daughter Nomusa Gule are back at boarding school in grade and they are up against a whole new set of challenges Their creepy new Science teacher the Poison Dwarf takes delight in tormenting Sam and she s started counting and checking everything in a way that has her friends worried about her sanity Add to that Sam s determination to uncover and stop the illegal trade in San rock art a blossoming new romance or two and a dangerous survival competition in the mountains which will endanger the trio s lives and Sam will need all her wits and courage to stand steady Together they will need to find the strength to cope and the hope that comes from knowing that individuals can make a difference The book is aimed primarily at middle school children between the ages of and years Girls are the chief protagonists in the story so presumably it would mostly attract female readers but the story is not very girly The girls are strong characters who do their own rescuing and make a real difference in the world

Rating: 3.27 out of 5