Friday, February 28, 2014

Series Love #24

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Series Love is a meme we came up with. There are so many amazing book series out there. We love to share the love and help spread the word. If you want to play along all you have to do is pick a series. It doesn’t matter if it only has one book or a million, as long as you include the authors name and the covers of the books

This week I'm loving on the Legend Series by Marie Lu!

Legend (Legend, #1)Prodigy (Legend, #2)Champion (Legend, #3)

This is such a unique series! I've never read anything like it. I was sucked in from book one. The series just got better as it continued. It's perfect for both boys and girls which is difficult to do. The characters are absolutely amazing. The plot is action packed and exciting. This series is so good I cant even pick a favorite book. I'm warning you, its a little hard on the heart at times! This author has a new YA series coming out this year called The Young Elites that I cant wait to check out. If you guys haven't read this series, I highly recommend! It's even finished so you don't have to wait :)


Thursday, February 27, 2014

Shadow by Olivia Cooper Review

Reading Level: Young Adult
Self Published
Source: Author
First book in the Rex Deus Dynasty series
*This was gifted to me by author for review*
Angelina Hathaway was a baby when her mother gave her up for adoption. Now eighteen years old, she meets Guillermo - a handsome, arrogant boy who was sent from Europe to tell her that she’s inherited a vast fortune from her birth parents along with an explosive secret about her lineage that will change her forever.
Unfortunately, there are people who know her secret and will stop at nothing to control her for their own purposes, or even kill her. In order to escape, she must decide between those she can trust and those she can’t…before it’s too late.

This was a little off for me. I didn't really understand it. It had moments when it was all over the place. 

This tells the story of Angelina. After her parents death, she's just trying to survive. When Guillermo shows up with information about her inheritance and her past Angelina can't pass it up. She finds herself living a brand new life. But, it's not as great as she may have expected. 

Angelina wasn't a bad character but she wasn't great either. She was just okay for me. I did see some strength and determination in her at times. I liked that she was very careful about the things she was told and the people around her. This had some secondary characters. No one stood out though. We never got the chance to connect with anyone. 

This had a very unique concept. It was a little complex. The storyline was very all over the place. At times it didn't even make sense. There was a fair share of action. But even that was confusing and didn't seem to fit. I spent a lot of the book confused. Overall this was an okay read! A few more aspects and it would have been great!


Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Waiting on Wednesday: Dorothy must Die by Danielle Paige

****"Waiting on Wednesday" is a weekly event hosted by Jill at the Breaking The Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.****

My pick this week is:
Dorothy Must Die (Dorothy Must Die, #1)
Dorothy must Die by Danielle Paige
Expected publication: April 1st 2014 by HarperTeen
I didn't ask for any of this. I didn't ask to be some kind of hero.
But when your whole life gets swept up by a tornado—taking you with it—you have no choice but to go along, you know?
Sure, I've read the books. I've seen the movies. I know the song about the rainbow and the happy little blue birds. But I never expected Oz to look like this. To be a place where Good Witches can't be trusted, Wicked Witches may just be the good guys, and winged monkeys can be executed for acts of rebellion. There's still the yellow brick road, though—but even that's crumbling.
What happened?
Dorothy. They say she found a way to come back to Oz. They say she seized power and the power went to her head. And now no one is safe.
My name is Amy Gumm—and I'm the other girl from Kansas.
I've been recruited by the Revolutionary Order of the Wicked.
I've been trained to fight.
And I have a mission:
Remove the Tin Woodman's heart.
Steal the Scarecrow's brain.
Take the Lion's courage.
Then and only then—Dorothy must die!
I've seen a lot of people getting ARC's of this lately. The title caught my eye. The synopsis made me even more curious. This sounds like one fabulous read. I cannot wait to check it out!
Let me know what you guys are waiting on in the comments!

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Top Ten Tuesday (50)

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created by The Broke and the Bookish. We'd love to share our lists with other bookish folks and would LOVE to see your top ten lists!

This weeks topic is Top Ten Reasons I love Being a Reader/Blogger. Once I got to thinking about it, it was very easy to come up with more than ten reasons. There's so many things to love about it, here's some of them!

This week is REWIND week. I'm super excited for the topic I picked. I read Marissa's post last week about her favorite things about blogging and reading. It made me think about what I would say. This is probably going to be an exact replica of Marissa's post but that's okay!

  1. I love being a reader because it's like a part of me. I cant imagine what I would be like if I wasn't a nerd. It's like all those books have made me who I am. I know that sounds lame but it's true!
  2. I love being a blogger because it's something to work for. I'm all about like accomplishing different things. It's not easy but the work is worth it.With each milestone I feel like I've accomplished something new!
  3. I love being a reader because it's an escape. Books suck you in. When things aren't so great they make a good escape.
  4. I love being a blogger because of the community. I had no idea when I first started blogging how big the community was. I've met so many bloggers and authors that I would never have had the chance to met if it wasn't for blogging. It's like one big happy family!
  5. I love being a reader because I can take something from it. Every book I read, I feel like I take something different. Even if I don't love a book, there's still something I can take from it.
  6. I love being a blogger because it's made me a better reader. Honestly, when I first started blogging I wasn't the super nerd I am today. The longer I blog the better reader I become.
  7. I love being a reader because it gives me something to do. Boredom was one of the reasons I started reading. It's the best hobby there is.
  8. I love being a blogger because I get to do it with my best friend. I may want to kill her sometimes but reading brought us together. Our friendship wouldn't be the same without it. Blogging brought us even closer. It's the one thing that is just us!
I know that wasn't ten but that's all I could think of. Like Marissa said this really made me think. It made me appreciate this amazing part of my life. It's easy to take it for granted! You guys be sure and check out Marissa's post. Let me know in the comments what your favorite part of being a blogger and reader is!


Saturday, February 22, 2014

The Liberator by Victoria Scott Review

The Liberator (Dante Walker, #2)
Reading Level: Young Adult
Publisher: Entangled Teen
Source: Bought
Second book in the Dante Walker series
Bad boy, meet bad girl.
Dante has a shiny new cuff wrapped around his ankle, and he doesn't like that mess one bit. His new accessory comes straight from Big Guy himself and marks the former demon as a liberator. Despite his gritty past and bad boy ways, Dante Walker has been granted a second chance.
When Dante is given his first mission as a liberator to save the soul of seventeen-year-old Aspen, he knows he’s got this. But Aspen reminds him of the rebellious life he used to live and is making it difficult to resist sinful temptations. Though Dante is committed to living clean for his girlfriend Charlie, this dude’s been a playboy for far too long…and old demons die hard. 
With Charlie becoming the girl she was never able to be pre-makeover and Aspen showing him how delicious it feels to embrace his inner beast, Dante will have to go somewhere he never thought he’d return to in order to accomplish the impossible: save the girl he’s been assigned to, and keep the girl he loves.

I cannot get enough of this story. This was the best sequel! It had the same fabulous characters along with some new ones. The storyline had all the things I loved about the first book with a new plot! 

Dante has a brand spanking new cuff. He's gotten his first assignment and it's a toughie! Aspen is a bad girl. Dante is trying to be good for Charlie. But Aspen could make anyone go bad. 

Dante is like the perfect good, bad boy. His snark was definitely not lacking anything. I love how he takes everything seriously. I love his loving, sweet side. I loved getting to see a new side of him. He's getting pretty badass. Not that he wasn't before! I was happy to see so much of Charlie and her friends. Aspen made a great addition to this story. She was very tough and strong but still had a sweet side to her. I can't wait to see more of her in the next book. 

I may have liked this storyline more than the first. It was so exciting and fun. I loved getting to learn more about the Liberators. I loved all the action. I didn't see anything coming. I ended up reading this I'm just one sitting. It was impossible to put down. Overall I thought this was a perfect sequel. I am so glad I'm finally in on this series. If you haven't checked out this series, I highly recommend! 


Cover Reveal: The Fires of Calderon by Lindsay Cummings

We have an amazing cover reveal for you guys today! This is the first book in the Balance Keepers series by Lindsay Cummings. This pretty will be releases on September 24th 2014 from Katherine Tegen Books. 

The Fires of Calderon (The Balance Keepers, #1)
The first book in an epic middle grade fantasy adventure series that takes place in an underground society at the center of the earth. Packed with action, humor, magic, and mystery.
After following a mysterious map into the woods and then under the woods, eleven-year-old Albert Flynn learns he’s a Balance Keeper—someone with special magical skills for fixing problems in three underground Realms at the Core of the earth. His new job is important; if the realms fall out of balance, the world above could be in great danger.
Albert and his Balance Keeper teammates Birdie and Leroy arrive in the Core not a moment too soon. There’s an Imbalance in the Calderon Realm and it’s threatening to bury Albert’s hometown of New York City in a mountain of ash.
The three must train hard completing mental and physical challenges, but above all, they must harness the power of their Tiles—unique superpowers given to each Balance Keeper. So far, Albert’s mastered the art of not mastering his Tile....
With the situation in Calderon growing worse every day, can Albert, Leroy, and Birdie restore balance before New York is destroyed forever? Will Albert master his Tile before it’s too late?

Doesn't that sound amazing? Keep your eyes out for this one guys! 


Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Waiting on Wednesday: Of Neptune by Anna Banks

****"Waiting on Wednesday" is a weekly event hosted by Jill at the Breaking The Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.****

My pick this week is:

Of Neptune (The Syrena Legacy, #3)
Of Neptune by Anna Banks
Expected release date: May 13th, 2014
from Feiwel and Friends

Emma and Galen's kingdom and their love is threatened by long-lost Syrena in the brilliant conclusion to Anna Banks bestselling trilogy.

Emma, half human and half Syrena, and her Syrena love, Galen, need time together alone. Away from the kingdoms of Poseidon and Triton. Emma's grandfather, the Poseidon king, suggests the two visit a small town called Neptune.

Neptune is home to both Syrena and Half-Breeds alike. But Emma and Galen didn't sign up to be peacemakers between the ocean and the land-dwelling, freshwater Syrena. They didn't bargain for meeting a charming Half-Breed named Reed, who can barely disguise his feelings for Emma. And they especially didn't expect to find themselves in the middle of a power struggle that threatens not only their love but their ocean kingdoms.

In this stunning conclusion to her bestselling Syrena Legacy, Anna Banks thrills fans with more action and romance than ever.

I devoured the first two books in this series, Of Poseidon and Of Triton, in a day each. And I loved the crap out of them. So even though the last book ended almost perfectly, I'm still really excited for this. Even if I wasn't I think I would buy it just for the cover. Just look at it.

That's my pick this Wednesday. What do you think? What's yours? Let me know in the comments and link me to your WoW for this week!


Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Top Ten Tuesday (49)

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created by The Broke and the Bookish. We'd love to share our lists with other bookish folks and would LOVE to see your top ten lists!

This weeks topic is Top Ten Reasons I love Being a Reader/Blogger. Once I got to thinking about it, it was very easy to come up with more than ten reasons. There's so many things to love about it, here's some of them!

  • I love being a reader because I can escape. If I'm having a bad day, or maybe I'm just tired of being in the real world I can pick up a book and be instantly transported. For a little while I can focus on a whole different world with completely new people. And it's way cheaper than a plane ticket!
  • I love being a blogger because of the community.Whether it's online or at events, since becoming a book blogger I've met so many people who love books as much as I do. I could talk to these people for hours and I honestly consider them my friends. On top of a great outlet on the internet, there's also an amazing group of bloggers where I live.
  • I love being a reader because it gives me a hobby. I honestly don't know what I would do with my time if I wasn't a reader. It's pretty much all I do in my spare time. All I know is I would be incredibly bored, but get way more sleep.
  • I love being a blogger because of the people. I already talked about this a little, but I've met some really great people through blogging. It's amazing how one tweet, or holding a spot in line can start a friendship but for me it has. There's too many to name, but I really have some amazing blogger friends. Thanks y'all :)
  • I love being a reader because it can cause an instant connection. If you find someone else who likes to read it doesn't matter if you just met you'll automatically have something to talk about. With the love for the same book strangers can easily become friends.
  • I love being a blogger because it's an outlet. Even though being a reader makes me want to stay in all day reading, because I blog I never feel like a loner. I know that whether it's a rant or a rave I have tons of people who will understand.
  • I love being a reader because it makes me smarter. I learn way more about the world and people through the pages of books than I ever could in school. I get to travel the world, meet new people, and experience different things all without having to leave my bed. I don't know anything else that can do that.
  •  I love being a blogger because of the interaction with authors. Without blogging I never would have heard about all of the author events that I have. I probably never would have met Veronica Roth, or John Green, or Stephanie Meyer. I never would have had a conversation on Twitter with an author about their book or some other silly thing. Even though blogging is a lot of work all those interactions and conversations make it worth it.
  • I love being a reader because of how it makes me feel. It sounds cheesy, but I love how little scratches on paper can make me feel so strongly. Sure, sometimes when I'm crying about a series ending or a character dying I wonder why I do this to myself. Why I get so emotionally invested over fictional characters and not real situations. But then I get super excited when I finally get my hands on a book I've been waiting ages for, or I'm happy when the characters are happy and I wouldn't change it.
  • I love being a blogger because I get to do it with my bestfriend. That might be even cheesier, but it's true. Me and Jasmine first bonded over books and I love how we get to bond over this, too. Every high or low, or amazing experience we've had, we've had it together and that makes it so much better. And honestly I kinda suck at it so I couldn't do it without her.
Wow. I wasn't too sure about it at first, but this might be one of my favorite topics. It made me think and really appreciate and it got way deeper than I expected. But hey, that's what blogging is for, right? Kudos for reading through all that.

What was on your top ten this week? Any of ours the same? Different? Let me know and link your post below. Oooh that rhymed.


Thursday, February 13, 2014

The Collector by Victoria Scott Review

The Collector (Dante Walker, #1)
Reading Level: Young Adult
Publisher: Entangled Teen
Source: Bought
First book in the Dante Walker series
He makes good girls...bad. 
Dante Walker is flippin’ awesome, and he knows it. His good looks, killer charm, and stellar confidence have made him one of hell’s best—a soul collector. His job is simple: weed through humanity and label those round rears with a big red good or bad stamp. Old Saint Nick gets the good guys, and he gets the fun ones. Bag-and-tag.
Sealing souls is nothing personal. Dante’s an equal-opportunity collector and doesn't want it any other way. But he’ll have to adjust, because Boss Man has given him a new assignment:
Collect Charlie Cooper’s soul within ten days.
Dante doesn't know why Boss Man wants Charlie, nor does he care. This assignment means only one thing to him, and that’s a permanent ticket out of hell. But after Dante meets the quirky Nerd Alert chick he’s come to collect, he realizes this assignment will test his abilities as a collector…and uncover emotions deeply buried.

It's really about time I read this book. This book has so much hype among my blogger friends. I was a little worried I wouldn't enjoy it as much as everyone else did. Luckily, that wasn't the case. I really enjoyed this story!

This tells the story of Dante. Dante has all the confidence in the world. He knows he's the best at what he does. Boss Man has given him the job of a lifetime. What Dante doesn't know is this job could change him in more ways than one.

I went into this story expecting to hate Dante. Believe me he had his jerk moments. But, I enjoyed him right from the start! His personality is something else. I love his snark. By the end of the book he had my whole heart. Charlie made the best addition to this story. She was very unique. I loved how true to herself she was. Even after she changed she was still herself. Let me just say Annabel and Blue were the best secondary characters ever! The story wouldn't have been the same without them.

This book seriously had the best storyline. It had a tons of humor. There was lots and lots of action. I didn't see any of the twists coming. The characters were fantastic. I read this in one sitting. It really was impossible to put down. It blew my expectations out of the water. All the hype this book has is very well deserved. If you haven't read this one, I highly recommend!


Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Waiting on Wednesday: Sister's Fate by Jessica Spotswood

****"Waiting on Wednesday" is a weekly event hosted by Jill at the Breaking The Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.****

My pick this week is:
Sisters' Fate (The Cahill Witch Chronicles, #3)
Sister's Fate by Jessica Spotswood
Expected publication: August 14th 2014 by Putnam Juvenile
A fever ravages New London, but with the Brotherhood sending suspected witches straight to the gallows, the Sisters are powerless against the disease. They can’t help without revealing their powers—as Cate learns when a potent display of magic turns her into the most wanted witch in all of New England. 
To make matters worse, Cate has been erased from the memory of her beloved Finn. While she’s torn between protecting him from further attacks and encouraging him to fall for her all over again, she’s certain she can never forgive Maura’s betrayal. And now that Tess’s visions have taken a deadly turn, the prophecy that one Cahill sister will murder another looms ever closer to its fulfillment.

This is probably my favorite witch series! Not only is there lots and lots of magic, it's also historical fiction. Two of my favorite things! This series always has cliffhanger endings. The second book tore my heart out. The wait for this pretty has already been torture and we still have awhile to wait. August can't come fast enough!

What are you guys waiting on this week? Let me know in the comments! 


Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Top Ten Tuesday (48)

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created by The Broke and the Bookish. We'd love to share our lists with other bookish folks and would LOVE to see your top ten lists!

This weeks topic is Top Ten Books That Will Make You Swoon. This is a super fun topic. We all love those swoony reads :). I'm gonna go ahead and do series instead of just one book in the series.
  1. Anything by Katie McGarry. 
  2. Anything by Jennifer L. Armentrout.
  3. Sweet series by Wendy Higgins. 
  4. The Violet Eden Chapters by Jessica Shirvington.
  5. Anything by Suzanne Young.
  6. Shatter Me series by Tahereh Mafi.
  7. The Mara Dyer series by Michelle Hodkin.
  8. Anything by Aprilynne Pike.
  9. Anything by Cassandra Clare.
A lot of these are my favorite authors! What would you guys pick? Let me know in the comments <3 font="">


Monday, February 10, 2014

January Monthly Wrap Up

Hey guys! Hope you guys had an amazing month!  Let us know in the comments what your reading plans for this month are :)

Jasmine's wrap up
Marissa's wrap up



Shiloh by Helena Sorensen Review

Reading Level: Young Adult
Publisher: Alpha Wolf Publishing
Source: Author
Stand Alone
*This was gifted to my by author for review*
In a world of perpetual darkness, a boy is born who wields remarkable power over fire. Amos is no more than seven when he kills a Shadow Wolf and becomes a legend in Shiloh. He would be destined for great things were it not for the stories his father tells about a world beyond the Shadow and a time before the Shadow. Only madmen hold to such tales, and in Shiloh, they have always come to bad ends.

Amos is fearless. He walks with easy confidence, certain that the Shadow cannot touch him. Even his family is in awe of him. His father marvels at his skill with the bow, his mother thanks the gods that he has all the courage she lacks, and his sister, Phebe, worships him for saving her from an attack of the Shadow Cats.

On a trip to the village of Emmerich, Amos rescues the Magistrate’s son, Simeon, from the village bullies. Simeon, fair-skinned and pale-eyed like other Dreamers in Shiloh’s history, becomes Amos’s constant companion and dearest friend. Simeon becomes a part of Amos’s family, listening to fireside stories told in a way he’s never heard them before and learning to wield a bow and arrow.

The year the boys turn twelve, they are itching to prove themselves. An impetuous plan to steal a beautiful lantern goes miserably awry, and the lantern’s owner prophecies that Amos will be devoured by the Shadow. For the first time, a seed of fear is planted in Amos’s mind, and when his father is killed by a Shadow Wolf on the last day of the Great Hunt, the fear takes hold. If so great and brave a man as his father could fall to the Shadow, what hope has he?

This was a little on and off for me. It wasn't bad but it wasn't great either.

This tells the story of Amos, Simeon, and Phebe. Amos is a legend. He wields the power of fire and is quite fearless. Simeon was just an average kid until he and Amos became friends. Phebe is Amos's little sister and has a voice that could change the world. As they grow older. their lives change in unexpected ways.

So the characters lacked a little for me. Amos didn't really play as big of a role as I expected. I didn't feel like we ever really got to know him. He was pretty complex and I wished we had seen more of him. Phebe was great! She was all alone but she never gave up. Simeon was honestly the only character I felt like we got to really know. I really enjoyed him. He was super caring and sweet. He was always there for Phebe and Amos. If we had gotten the chance to really know these characters I think I would have enjoyed it more.

This was a very complex story. Almost too complex. The world building and the way things worked was hard to follow. It was all over the place. the concept was pretty good. There was a fair share of action. I did kinda have to push to get through it. This story may have been just okay for me. I think it had great potential!


Friday, February 7, 2014

Character Love #1: Christina from the Divergent series

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Character Love is a meme that we came up with.
It's a way to talk about your favorite fictional characters, big and small.
If you want to join us in showing the love feel free. Just say who the character
is, what book they're from, and a little about why you love them.
You can even include fan art or casting of them or some of your favorite
quotes from them. Have fun!

My pick this week is Christina from the Divergent series by Veronica Roth

Zoe Kravitz is playing Christina in the Divergent movie.

Christina is one of my favorite characters in the Divergent series. She goes through so much in this series and it just makes her stronger. She doesn't let all the stuff that happens to her turn her bitter and my favorite thing about her is how good a friend she is. There is a part near the beginning of Insurgent when she comforts Tris even though they a had a pretty big rift in their friendship, and she does the same thing for Tobias when he's having a really hard time in Allegiant. Both times made me cry. She's a side character, but she's still so important to the series and the growth of the main characters.

My favorite Christina quotes:
"Who cares about pretty? I'm going for noticeable."

                            "The person you became with her is worth being."

There's my pick! Any parts or quotes with Christina you want to mention? Any characters who you love? Let me know in the comments and have a lovely weekend :)

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Waiting on Wednesday: Dangerous Creatures by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl

****"Waiting on Wednesday" is a weekly event hosted by Jill at the Breaking The Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.****

My pick this week is:

Dangerous Creatures (Dangerous Creatures, #1)
Dangerous Dream by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl
Expected Release Date: May 20th, 2014
from Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

A new series returns to the world of Beautiful Creatures. Some loves are cursed...others are dangerous.

Ridley Duchannes will be the first to tell you that she's a bad girl. She's Dark. She's a Siren. You can never trust her, or even yourself when she's around. Lucky for her, Wesley "Link" Lincoln can never seem to remember that; quarter Incubus or not, his heart is Mortal when it comes to Ridley. When Link heads to New York City to start a music career, Ridley goes along for the ride-and she has her own reasons. As if leaving small-town Gatlin for the big city, trying to form a band, and surviving life with a partially reformed Siren isn't hard enough already, Link soon learns he has a price on his head that no Caster or Mortal can ever pay.

Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl, the #1 New York Times bestselling coauthors of Beautiful Creatures, are back and casting another magical spell. Their signature mixture of mystery, suspense, and romance, along with a dash of fun and danger, will pull fans in and leave them begging for more.

The Caster Chronicles is one of my favorite series and I was so, so sad when it ended. I also didn't think Ridley and Link's story was over. I was super happy when I found out that it wasn't. I'm so excited to return to this world and the characters that I love and miss. May can't come any sooner!


Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Top Ten Tuesday (47)

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created by The Broke and the Bookish. We'd love to share our lists with other bookish folks and would LOVE to see your top ten lists!

This weeks topic is Top Ten Books That Will Make You Cry. This was a easy topic for me because if you haven't already noticed I cry at everything. It's bad. Since I'm sure not everyone is as big a baby as me I don't know how many of these will make somebody else cry, but they certainly made me.
  1. The Fault in Our Stars by John Green-This one is sure to make everyone cry, at least a little. It gets the top spot for being the first book ever to make me ugly cry. It's also the one that has made me cry at every sad thing since. It broke me, y'all.
  2. Clockwork Princess by Cassandra Clare-Every book in this series has brought me to tears at one point, but this book made me cry worse than any other book. Never before have I sobbed every hundred pages. But I still loved it.
  3. Allegiant by Veronica Roth-This is another one that I'm sure made many others cry. I had to put the book down a few times because I couldn't see through the tears. Or breathe. I'm still torn up about it. Not angry, just torn up.
  4. Beautiful Chaos by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl-This gets it's spot because I cried the first time I read it, and then even harder the second time around. One of the worst cliffhangers ever.
  5. Champion by Marie Lu-I read this one last month and oh my word, I cried. So much happened in the last 50 pages that I could barely catch my breath. It was a genius move on Ms. Lu's part and I loved/hated it.
  6. Shades of Earth by Beth Revis-The last 50 or so pages of this book were not very nice. Part of me was like no, the author wouldn't really do that and part of me was like she so would and I was sobbing and it was just evil.
  7. Tiger's Destiny by Colleen Houck-I cried for the same reason as above. If it hadn't been that character I might have been okay. But nope.
  8. The Mark of Athena by Rick Riordan-I think the ending of this one is talked about enough that I don't really have to explain myself. When he couldn't reach his sword I just lost it.
  9. Tiger Lily by Jodi Lynn Anderson-I just read this one and dang. I knew it was going to be sad, but I didn't prepare myself for that. I still don't want to think about it.
  10. If I Stay by Gayle Forman-I didn't ugly cry in this one, but there was definitely tears when Adam gave his speech towards the end.
Bonus! All Our Yesterdays By Cristin Terrell-I didn't cry a ton in this one, but props to the author for making me cry in a first book over a certain character. She writes a killer book.

Those were my picks! Any that you were surprised that I included? Any that I didn't? Let me know and be sure to link you TTT in the comments :)