arc review – the impossible vastness of us

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the impossible vastness of us by samantha young

release date – june 27th, 2017

genre – ya contemporary romance

publisher / imprint – harlequin teen

preorder here – amazon | barnes and noble | book depository

source – received arc from yallwest

summary (from goodreads) –

india maxwell hasn’t just moved across the country—she’s plummeted to the bottom rung of the social ladder. it’s taken years to cover the mess of her home life with a veneer of popularity. now she’s living in one of boston’s wealthiest neighborhoods with her mom’s fiancé and his daughter, eloise. thanks to her soon-to-be stepsister’s clique of friends, including eloise’s gorgeous, arrogant boyfriend finn, india feels like the one thing she hoped never to be seen as again: trash.

but india’s not alone in struggling to control the secrets of her past. eloise and finn, the school’s golden couple, aren’t all they seem to be. in fact, everyone’s life is infinitely more complex than it first appears. and as india grows closer to finn and befriends eloise, threatening the facades that hold them together, what’s left are truths that are brutal, beautiful, and big enough to change them forever…

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book review – to all the boys i’ve loved before

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to all the boys i’ve loved before by jenny han

release date – april 15th, 2014

genre – ya contemporary romance

publisher / imprint – simon and schuster books for young readers

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source – purchased copy at barnes and noble

summary (from the book) –

lara jean keeps her love letters in a hatbox her mother gave her. they aren’t love letters that anyone else wrote for her, these are ones she’s written. one for every boy she’s ever loved—five in all. when she writes, she can pour out her heart and soul and say all the things she would never say in real life, because her letters are for her eyes only. until the day her secret letters are mailed, and suddenly, lara jean’s love life goes from imaginary to out of control.

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