Musing Mondays #7

musing monday

 What books are you currently desperate to get your hands on? 

Loop (Loop #1)Loop by Karen Atkins | Release Date: October 21st 2014

At a school where Quantum Paradox 101 is a required course and history field trips are literal, sixteen year-old time traveler Bree Bennis excels…at screwing up.
After Bree botches a solo midterm to the 21st century by accidentally taking a boy hostage (a teensy snafu), she stands to lose her scholarship. But when Bree sneaks back to talk the kid into keeping his yap shut, she doesn’t go back far enough. The boy, Finn, now three years older and hot as a solar flare, is convinced he’s in love with Bree, or rather, a future version of her that doesn’t think he’s a complete pain in the arse. To make matters worse, she inadvertently transports him back to the 23rd century with her.
Once home, Bree discovers that a recent rash of accidents at her school are anything but accidental. Someone is attacking time travelers. As Bree and her temporal tagalong uncover seemingly unconnected clues—a broken bracelet, a missing data file, the art heist of the millennium—that lead to the person responsible, she alone has the knowledge to piece the puzzle together. Knowledge only one other person has. Her future self.
But when those closest to her become the next victims, Bree realizes the attacker is willing to do anything to stop her. In the past, present, or future.

I have read ONE time travel book and I’m so obsessed with them for some reason. The idea of parallel universes and time travel are definitely more frequently added to my TBR than ever before. I really want to get going on reading some, but I tend to binge on a certain genre of books until I’m sick of it and I don’t want that to happen. (I’ve been reading more contemporary romances than a human should lately). Regardless, this one looks really interesting!


22429350The Start of Me and You by Emery Lord | Release Date: March 31st 2015

Following her pitch-perfect debut Open Road Summer, Emery Lord pens another gorgeous story of best friends, new love, & second chances.
It’s been a year since it happened—when Paige Hancock’s first boyfriend died in an accident. After shutting out the world for a year, Paige is finally ready for a second chance at high school . . . and she has a plan. First: Get her old crush, Ryan Chase, to date her—the perfect way to convince everyone she’s back to normal. Next: Join a club—simple, it’s high school after all. But when Ryan’s sweet, nerdy cousin, Max, moves to town and recruits Paige for the Quiz Bowl team (of all things!) her perfect plan is thrown for a serious loop. Will Paige be able to face her fears and finally open herself up to the life she was meant to live?
Brimming with heartfelt relationships and authentic high-school dynamicsThe Start of Me and You proves that it’s never too late for second chances.

I finished Open Road Summer by Emery Lord a couple of days ago and really, really enjoyed it. It was an audiobook, though, so I’m interested in actually reading a book by her. This one sounds like it’ll be a great mix of emotions. Lately I’ve been into contemporary books that are more serious than the general contemporary romances. Books dealing with death have intrigued me…. not to mention the cover of this book is GORGEOUS.

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