Guerre froide (Les filles modèles #1)

25091959Guerre froide by Marie Potvin

Ma note: 3.5 de 5 étoiles
Reçu: Maison de publication
Parution: Février 2015
Éditions: Les Malins
Âge recommandé: 10+
Rythme: Normal
Sujets: Roman, Jeune adulte, École secondaire, Histoire familiale, Sœurs


Tout oppose Marie-Douce et Laura. L’une est effacée, l’autre, populaire. Marie-Douce rêve de ressembler à Laura et d’en devenir l’amie; Laura, pour sa part, n’a pas du tout envie de lui adresser la parole. Pourtant, le destin les rassemble malgré elles lorsque la mère de Laura et le père de Marie-Douce décident d’unir leur vie. Désormais forcées à partager la même chambre, les deux filles devront s’adapter à cette situation qui leur semble impossible. Lorsque Laura déclare la guerre froide à Marie-Douce, un ami commun, le beau Corentin Coeur-de-Lion, se retrouve au coeur de la bataille, d’autant plus qu’il est amoureux de l’une d’elles…  Continue reading


When Dimple Met Rishi – Sandhya Menon

28458598When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon

My rating: 3 of 5 stars
Received: Publisher
First Published: May 30th, 2017
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Recommended Age: 12+
Pacing: Fast
Genres & Themes: Young Adult, Culture, Contemporary, Humor, Romance


Dimple Shah has it all figured out. With graduation behind her, she’s more than ready for a break from her family, from Mamma’s inexplicable obsession with her finding the “Ideal Indian Husband.” Ugh. Dimple knows they must respect her principles on some level, though. If they truly believed she needed a husband right now, they wouldn’t have paid for her to attend a summer program for aspiring web developers…right? Rishi Patel is a hopeless romantic. So when his parents tell him that his future wife will be attending the same summer program as him—wherein he’ll have to woo her—he’s totally on board. Because as silly as it sounds to most people in his life, Rishi wants to be arranged, believes in the power of tradition, stability, and being a part of something much bigger than himself. Continue reading

Save the Date – Morgan Matson

Save the Date by Morgan Matson

My rating: 3 of 5 stars
Received: Publisher
First Published: June 5th, 2018
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Recommended Age: 12+
Pacing: Normal
Genres & Themes: Young Adult, Contemporary, Family Drama, Humor, Romance


Charlie Grant’s older sister is getting married this weekend at their family home, and Charlie can’t wait—for the first time in years, all four of her older siblings will be under one roof. Charlie is desperate for one last perfect weekend, before the house is sold and everything changes. The house will be filled with jokes and games and laughs again. Making decisions about things like what college to attend and reuniting with longstanding crush Jesse Foster—all that can wait. She wants to focus on making the weekend perfect. The only problem? The weekend is shaping up to be an absolute disaster. Continue reading