Saturday, 13 February 2016

Literary List #5 - Valentines Day Recommends

 Considering Valentines day is this Sunday I figured that I'd recommend some books to read on the day whether you're in a relationship or not.

1. Dead Beautiful by Yvonne Woon.

Renee had never known anyone that had died. She was a normal sixteen year old girl until she found her parents bodies in a forest. Now she must leave behind the life she knew and attend Gottfried Academy. It's here that she meets Dante. Renee finds herself drawn to him like theres an invisible tether between them. However, she doesn't know everything about him. She doesn't know the one thing that makes him fear for her life.

 2. Generation Dead by Daniel Waters

Everywhere teenagers are coming back to life. They just won't stay dead, but when they come back they're never the same. They're feared, hated and in some places ostracised from society. So when Phoebe falls for Tommy, the leader of the dead kids no-one can believe. Especially not her best friend Adam, the guy who would do anything for the girl he loves.

 3. Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater.

Grace has always watched the wolves in her back garden. One in particular has always caught her attention, the yellow-eyed wolf. Sam lives two lives. In winter he lives with his pack watching a girl from the woods, in summer he is a boy. When Grace first meets Sam she is struck by how familiar he seems, where she has seen those yellow eyes before.

4. The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks. 

I include this for those who don't want a romantic read. 

Frankie has changed a lot in a year, enough that she now has a gorgeous boyfriend who's a senior. The one thing that hasn't changed is her intelligence and inability to take no for an answer. Two things that make her hate the fact she's excluded from her boyfriend's secret society simply because she's a girl. Thing is she's smarter than all of them. 

 5.  Skin Deep by Laura Jarratt.

After a car crash leaves her best friend dead, Jenna is scarred and not just emotionally. She tries to rebuild her life but every glimpse of her scar makes her want to hide herself from the world even more. Then she meets Ryan. For the first time someone actually mentions her scar and it isn't the worst thing to talk about it. Ryan and Jenna for a friendship that slowly turns to something more. Then someone finds a body.

That's it for this weeks Literary List.

Have you read any of these?

Katie x

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