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Sparkling water fanatic. Lover of random crap. Goodreads member curious to see if the grass really is greener on the other side.

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Dreams of Gods & Monsters
Laini Taylor
Still Life with Strings
L.H. Cosway
Rated YA-MA : Adults Who Read Young Adult Fiction
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Vampire Academy Vampire Academy
by Richelle Mead
Start date: September 1, 2013

Eve and Adam Eve and Adam
by Michael Grant
Start date: August 1, 2013

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Between the Lines (Between the lines #1)

Between the Lines  - Tammara Webber Oh yeah. I guess I should write this review now. I read BTL last week and didn't do much else besides give the book a star rating.Despite a shallow and reckless start to Between the Lines, the last several sections of the book went from frivolous to serious, and knocked me on my ass with emotion.Reid is Hollywood's "it" boy, the type of person who has always gotten what he wanted, and didn't care who he stepped on to get it. He uses girls like most people go through water, and makes no apologies for his behavior. Enter Emma - fresh and untouched from the groupie scene. Cast as the lead opposite Reid in a Pride and Prejudice remake, she challenges Reid in a way no other girl has before. So of course, he becomes intrigued. Yes, this type of story can be quite predictable, but go with me here. Things do eventually take a turn into unpredictable territory.Reid is hard to like at first. He's another young, cocky, and oversexed pretty boy (like we haven't seen enough of this character in YA fiction already, sigh). Thankfully, the author did dig a little deeper into his character in book 2, and I found myself wanting to know more about what was under the surface after seeing that there's more to him than meets the eye.Not surprisingly, my favorite character in the book was Graham, even though he's only a side character in this installment. If you read the book in its entirety, you'll probably understand why. If you read book 2, which features scenes from Graham's PoV, you'll completely understand why. He is the anti-Reid in every single way, and I'm a big fan.The first half of the book is irresponsible, get-wasted and do bad things type of fluff. It was fun, but nothing out of the ordinary or worth writing home about. I found myself able to breeze through fairly quickly, and figured I'd write this book off as okay, but didn't know if I'd pick up book 2.Then we get to the section that made me say, "wow, I was not expecting that to happen!" Needless to say, I had to go out and get book 2 after book 1's ending had me picking my jaw up off the floor. 3.5 stars.