Kissing Booth

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How did I get it?:
From the lovely Luna from Luna’s Little Library.

Synopsis:

Lisi has never been kissed. Sure, she could practice on her guy friend, Johnny, but he’s like a brother to her! So when it comes time to pick a theme for the Spring Carnival booth, Lisi suggests a “Kissing Booth,” hoping it will give her the chance to get a cheek-kiss from her crush, the handsome, popular Brett. But on the day of the carnival, as rumors fly and kisses are stolen, Lisi discovers that the person she should really kiss may have been right in front of her all along.

Thoughts:

Sometimes I like to indulge in a book like this. It’s one of those books that doesn’t take too much effort to read it. That’s not to say that it’s not well written. It’s just easy to read, it’s not complicated and it doesn’t really have any major surprises. This might seem like an awful read for some, but sometimes I’m in a mood where I don’t want to think to hard. I want a cute, fun story and Kissing Booth fits that criteria.

Lisi is a sweet protagonist. She and her friends want to win the prize at Spring Carnival. A trip to New York. Lisi decides that a Kissing Booth might raise the most money, and also get a kiss from the guy she’s liked for
ages. Lisi finds herself muddled in many lies in order to win the contest.

Kissing Booth doesn’t take long to read at all. It made me smile. That’s all I asked from it and that’s what I got!

Would I recommend it?:
Yes!

WWW Wednesday #44

WWW Wednesdays is hosted by MizB at Should Be Reading. Click on the image to get to her blog!

WWW Wednesdays is hosted by MizB at Should Be Reading. Click on the image to get to her blog!

Welcome to another WWW Wednesday post!

To join in with WWW Wednesday you need to answer 3 questions..

•What are you currently reading?

•What did you recently finish reading?

•What do you think you’ll read next?

Click on the book cover to get to the Goodread’s page for the book!

What are you currently reading?

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I’m nearly halfway through this short book and I can totally see why many bloggers haven’t finished it. I’m finding it okay. Easy to read but I keep rolling my eyes at certain phrases and actions. We’ll see if I get through it..

What did you recently finish reading?

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I finished this book last night. It was picked as one of Waterstones 11, from a debut novelist this year that show much promise. This was one of my favourites. It’s well written and incredibly easy to read.

What do you think you’ll read next?:

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Luna from Luna’s Little Library sent me Kissing Booth to read. It looks like a short, fun read. I’m then reading The Merciful Scar as part of my NetGalley November challenge.

What are you reading this week? Please feel free to leave your answers to the questions in the comment section below or link your own WWW posts.

Stacking The Shelves #42 An unexpected biggie!

Click on the image to take you to Tynga's blog to learn more!

Click on the image to take you to Tynga’s blog to learn more!

Stacking The Shelves is all about sharing the books you’re adding to your shelves, be it buying or borrowing. From ‘real’ books you’ve purchased, a book you’ve borrowed, a book you’ve been given or an e-book they can all be shared!

Have a click of the title of the book to get to its Goodread’s page!

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This week, I only expected to get Allegiant, as I’m on a book buying ban as I have a holiday coming up in May/June, so I need to be saving the pennies. However, I ended up getting SO many books. My prize pack came through from winning September’s British Book Challenge, Luna from Luna’s Little Library sent me some books and she also arranged for Hot Key Books to send me some books! My mum also bought me some books when she went on holiday. Wow.

Presents:

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Cathy Kelly- The Honey Queen

Philippa Gregory- Stormbringers

Laini Taylor- Days of Blood and Starlight

Jodi Picoult and Samantha Van Leer- Between The Lines

I’m particularly excited to read Between The Lines which I hear is very good!

Won:

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Gina Blaxill- Forget Me Never

Gina Blaxill- Saving Silence

Sita Brahmachari- Kite Spirit

Hayley Long- Downside Up

Andrew Lane- Lost Worlds (couldn’t find on Goodreads!)

I really like the look of Forget Me Never, Saving Silence and Kite Spirit. I’ve read Downside Up before, it’s a good book! I’m not sure if Lost Worlds is for me, but I’ll give it a go at some point.

From Hot Key Books:

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Karen Foxlee- The Midnight Dress

Natalie Whipple- Blindsided

Monica Hesse- Stray

Ellen Renner- Tribute (doesn’t have a cover on Goodreads yet!)

Dawn McNiff- Little Celeste

I was so pleased to get these books, it was such an unexpected surprise. They all look fantastic. Luna picked well!

From Luna:

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Don’t I have the best friends? I’m particularly excited about The Butterfly Novels by Denise Deegan as Luna recommends them so highly!

Helen Grant- Wish Me Dead

Anna Humphrey- Rhymes With Cupid

Mette Ivie Harrison- The Princess and the Hound

Louise Rennison- Fab Confessions of Georgia Nicolson Vol 1.

Beth Goobie- Before Wings

Katherine McMahon- The Alchemist’s Daughter

Lexie Hill- Kissing Booth

Ally Carter- I’d Tell You I Love You, But Then I’d Have To Kill You and Cross My Heart and Hope To Spy

Denise Deegan-  And By The Way, And For Your Information, And Actually..

Robin Mellom- Ditched: A Love Story

Catherine Gilbert Murdock- Princess Ben

Robin Palmer- Cindy Ella

What did you get this week? Feel free to leave the link to your Stacking The Shelves post and I’ll stop by your blog at some point this weekend!