Confess by Colleen Hoover
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
Publication Date: March 10th 2015
Publisher: Atria Books
Point of View: 1st Person & Alternative
Genres & Themes: New Adult, Contemporary, Romance, Family
From #1 New York Times bestselling author Colleen Hoover, a new novel about risking everything for love—and finding your heart somewhere between the truth and lies.
Auburn Reed has her entire life mapped out. Her goals are in sight and there’s no room for mistakes. But when she walks into a Dallas art studio in search of a job, she doesn’t expect to find a deep attraction to the enigmatic artist who works there, Owen Gentry.
For once, Auburn takes a risk and puts her heart in control, only to discover Owen is keeping major secrets from coming out. The magnitude of his past threatens to destroy everything important to Auburn, and the only way to get her life back on track is to cut Owen out of it.
The last thing Owen wants is to lose Auburn, but he can’t seem to convince her that truth is sometimes as subjective as art. All he would have to do to save their relationship is confess. But in this case, the confession could be much more destructive than the actual sin… Continue reading →
Fullmetal Alchemist, Vol. 1 by Hiromu Arakawa
My rating: 3 of 5 stars
Received: Online – Mangafox
Publication Date: January 1st 2002
Point of View: Masculine
Genres & Themes: Young Adult, Steam punk, Adventure
Alchemy: the mystical power to alter the natural world; something between magic, art and science. When two brothers, Edward and Alphonse Elric, dabbled in this power to grant their dearest wish, one of them lost an arm and a leg…and the other became nothing but a soul locked into a body of living steel. Now Edward is an agent of the government, a slave of the military-alchemical complex, using his unique powers to obey orders…even to kill. Except his powers aren’t unique. The world has been ravaged by the abuse of alchemy. And in pursuit of the ultimate alchemical treasure, the Philosopher’s Stone, their enemies are even more ruthless than they are… Continue reading →
Fortunately, I have not DNF’d that many books so far but DNFing for me is inevitable because of the amount of books I pick up and the variety of genres I read. Not every book can be a winner, sadly.
Here it goes:
1. Under Different Stars by Amy A. Bartol. I actually wrote a review for this one. You can read it HERE. I just couldn’t stand the heroine, among many other things.
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