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BOOK REVIEW: TROUBLE BY NON PRATT

In this dazzling debut novel, a pregnant teen learns the meaning of friendship—from the boy who pretends to be her baby’s father. When the entire high school finds out that Hannah Shepard is pregnant via her ex-best friend, she has a full-on meltdown in her backyard. The one witness (besides the rest of the worl…

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HALLOWEEN READS

For some, this season is known as the pumpkin spice season. For others, it's the season of fallen leaves. For book lovers, the end of October brings two other beloved traditions - Halloween - the well-established costume-donning holiday, but also Halloween - that perfect time of the year to curl up with a thrilli…

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IN MY MAILBOX - OCTOBER 28TH

I went into the town centre and I decided 'today, you're not going into Waterstones. Just walk past. You have university work to do. Go straight to the coffee shop. Have some self control!' and I did so well. I walked past that place. I didn't even look at it and I was so proud of myself............un…

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COVER REVEAL: THE HEIR BY KIERA CASS

In August, we found out that The Selection series wasn't going to be a trilogy anymore - two more books are on the way!  You all know what that means:  more Prince Maxon. Of course he'll be 20 years older but he'll still be his kind and handsome self. We were so thrilled by the news of the extension of…

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SNEAK PEEK: THE FULFILLMENT

The blog tour is coming to a close... well, almost. There's still a giveaway, and we know how people feel about giveaways... On Monday, we posted the interview with Erin where we talked about the first book in The Fulfillment series, her very own debut - The Prophecy . Yesterday, it was the sequel - The O…

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SEQUEL SPOTLIGHT: THE OUTLANDERS BY ERIN RHEW

We're still hanging out with BookFish Books here at TheHonestBookclub! Yesterday we posted about The Prophecy , the first installment and an impressive debut novel by author Erin Rhew. In an interview, Erin told us about the words that set the wheel in motion - Vanguard and Etherea, which became fic…

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TOP 10 LAST SENTENCES IN LITERATURE

Here at The Honest Bookclub, as part of our Top 10 Mondays we've already covered our top picks for what we felt to be the most memorable first sentences in literature (or the part of literature we've been exposed to, at any rate). We've also posted our favorite quotes , thus covering the middle portion …

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INTERVIEW WITH AUTHOR ERIN RHEW

We're on tour again! (And again it's not the kind of tour that first comes to mind at the mention of the word.) This time around, the blog tour we're a part of concerns The Prophecy , the first installment in The Fulfillment  trilogy,  and it is one of the rare instances where our recommendation …

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COVER REVEAL: THOUGHTFUL BY S.C. STEPHENS

It has easily been the most anticipated cover in the world of New Adult literature. And it's finally here. With only four months until its scheduled release date (February 24th, 2015), S.C. Stephens's Thoughtful finally has a cover to match the synopsis and the title. Thoughtful is an eagerly-anticipate…

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IF I STAY BY GAYLE FORMAN: READ-A-LONG ANNOUNCEMENT

The big-screen adaptation of Gayle Forman's renowned novel If I Stay has hit the theaters worldwide (some a good while ago). Starring actress  ChloĆ« Grace Moretz  ( who is returning to the theaters in another YA adaptation in a year's time ), If I Stay tells the story of seventeen year-old Mia, caught in a…

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Q&A WITH AUTHOR ROBIN TALLEY

The Honest Bookclub is on tour! No, we're not in a band, it's a different kind of tour - we're teaming up with Robin Talley and Harlequin UK to spread the word about the recently released  Lies We Tell Ourselves  - a tremendously important read which centers around  a black girl and a white girl who fal…

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OCTOBER RELEASES (ABOUND)!

The fall is here, and with the fall come a few necessary changes: we swap our tank tops for our rain jackets, ice tea for hot chocolate and - most importantly - summery beach reads for books which will keep us warm on cold nights and rainy days. And whether we choose to up our heartbeat with action-packed thrillers, …

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BOOK REVIEW: WANDERLOVE BY KIRSTEN HUBBARD

It all begins with a stupid question: Are you a Global Vagabond? No, but 18-year-old Bria Sandoval wants to be. In a quest for independence, her neglected art, and no-strings-attached hookups, she signs up for a guided tour of Central America—the wrong one. Middle-aged tourists with fanny packs are hardly the ke…

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TOP 10 WORST BOOK-TO-MOVIE ADAPTATIONS

So, you find a book that you really love. You fell in love with the characters, you were engrossed in the story and wanted to move to the same town. Then you get that announcement - the film rights have been purchased. Oh great ! I can see my favourite characters on screen now! You sit in the cinema, popcorn on you…

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ARC REVIEW: LIES WE TELL OURSELVES BY ROBIN TALLEY

In 1959 Virginia, the lives of two girls on opposite sides of the battle for civil rights will be changed forever. Sarah Dunbar is one of the first black students to attend the previously all-white Jefferson High School. An honors student at her old school, she is put into remedial classes, spit on and tormented …

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COVER REVEAL: CONFESS BY COLLEEN HOOVER

Earlier in July, we announced the long-anticipated release date for Colleen Hoover's upcoming 2015 novel, titled  Confess . The New York Times #1 bestselling author (numerous times, mind you!) has announced no less than two novels due to be released next year. And now the first of the two - release date March 10t…

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