Review of The Here and Now

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By: Ann Brashares
Release Date: April 8th 2014
Publisher: Delacorte Press
Source: ARC from Random Buzzers

My Rating:
star

Summary:
Follow the rules. Remember what happened. Never fall in love.

This is the story of seventeen-year-old Prenna James, who immigrated to New York when she was twelve. Except Prenna didn’t come from a different country. She came from a different time—a future where a mosquito-borne illness has mutated into a pandemic, killing millions and leaving the world in ruins.

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Stacking the Shelves

I can’t believe that March is almost behind us. Time is moving too fast. Watson is doing well, he is getting the hang of his crate training and has learned how to sit. Now if I can get him to be potty trained.

Stacking the Shelves hosted by Tynga’s Reviews is a weekly meme where you show what books you’ve purchased, gotten from the library, received from giveaway, as gifts or for review. So excited about this book haul:

For Review (via Edelweiss):

In a Handful of Dust (Not a Drop to Drink, #2)

In a Handful of Dust by Mindy McGinnis

This is the companion novel to Not a Drop to Drink which I loved (my review). I also interviewed the designer that made both of these covers- Erin Fitzsimmons.
For Review (via Publisher-thank you Random House, Macmillan and Quirk!)

 HungryTheHereandNowTheLastPoliceman
Hungry by H.A. Swain, The Here and Now by Ann Brashares, The Last Policeman and Countdown City by Ben H. Winters

Won (via Epic Reads TeaTime):

3:59

3:59 by Gretchen McNeil

And now for a couple of Watson pictures:

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Posts from Last Week:

  • Review of The Ring and the Crown by Melissa de la Cruz  star
  • Review of Poison Dance by Livia Blackburne star

As you can see I only posted twice again this week; there just isn’t enough time in a day. How was your week? What books did you receive this last week?