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Sunday, January 22, 2017

Feasted On: Fool Me Twice by Mandy Hubbard

Format: Paperback | Pages: 235 | Release Date: May 6, 2014 | Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Childrens | Obtained: Burkes Outlet

"Fool Me Twice" [If Only . . . Series, Book 1] by Mandy Hubbard (aka Amanda Grace)

Author's Book Description : Enjoy "Fool Me Twice" and the other standalone titles in Bloomsbury's contemporary If Only romance line centered around an impossible problem: you always want what you can't have!

Mackenzie and Landon were the perfect couple . . . until he dumped her and broke her heart. Fast-forward a year and they're back where they first met-Serenity Ranch and Spa, where they are once again working together for the summer. Talk about awkward.

Then, Landon takes a nasty fall and gets amnesia. Suddenly, he's stuck in the past-literally. His most recent memory is of last summer, when he and Mack were still together, so now he's calling her pet names and hanging all over her. It's the perfect chance for revenge. The plan is simple: keep Landon at arm's length, manipulate him so he's the one falling love, and then BAM, dump him. There's just one problem: Mack can't fall for Landon all over again.

The If Only romance line is all about wanting what you can't have, and Mandy Hubbard's hilarious break-up/love story is sure to captivate anyone who has ever wished for a second shot at love.

My Book Review : 4 out of 5 stars! A year ago, Mackenzie (Mack) and Landon had an unexpected whirlwind romance while working at Serenity Ranch and Spa during their summer vacation before they had to start their senior year of high school. It was a great romance up until their senior year began and Landon broke Mackenzie’s heart by getting back together with his ex-girlfriend. So now, as high school is over and they are both working at the ranch again, Mackenzie’s biggest goal is to get revenge on Landon for hurting her so much. Then when Landon gets into an accident causing him to suffer amnesia and for him to believe they are a couple again, Mackenzie has the perfect opportunity for her revenge, which is if she can keep her heart from falling for him all over again too.

This fun, flirty, horror movie quoting novel is one that will keep you guessing from beginning to end, as Mackenzie goes about to either earn Landon’s love or finally get her revenge. Though some twists I saw coming a mile away, this novel’s charming ending blew me away. Mackenzie is one to push the limits but is still learning who she wants to be while Landon is a “good-ole boy” whose main goal is to not become just like his father, yet during their “second time around” at romance they find they have more in common with one another then they first thought. In truth, they are a perfect couple full of playful banter with tons of pranking. My only wish would be if it could be longer, and that I could’ve hated Natalie more. ๐Ÿ˜‚ ๐Ÿ˜‹

I recommend it to those looking for a playful contemporary sweet romance that is right in between the YA and NA age groups.

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My Previous Review(s) for this Author : Prada & Prejudice | You Wish

My Previous Mention(s) of this Author's Books/Characters : "Waiting On" Wednesday: You Wish

My Throwback Thursday Review Meme of Mandy Hubbard's PRADA & PREJUDICE

Book Teaser(s) :
We face each other, and the smile slips from my face as I see the intensity of his look. He steps towards me, cupping his hands around the back of my neck, and pulls me to him.
I'm breathless as our lips touch for the first time in nearly a year. His are soft, warm, so perfect, that I find myself leaning into it, the world around us disappearing. It's him and me and the night and nothing more.
And then the fireworks explode above us. ~ within Chapter 21
"I would never reveal my accomplices," he says.
"Of course it's plural," Bailey mutters under her breath. "He probably had half the cowboys on this ranch filling Solo cups all morning. How did we not catch wind of this?"
I ignore Bailey's commentary and stare down Landon instead. "We'll get you back for this you know," I say.
Landon grins. "Aw, just look at your face; 'it's vacant, with a hint of sadness. Like a drunk who's lost a bet.'"
I drop my jaw. "Shaun of the Dead does not count as a classic horror movie. It's a satire at best. A total blight on zombie movies everywhere."
His grin just widens, so I shake my head and close our cabin door, not ready to deal with dumping out the water and stacking up thousands of cups. Landon is entirely too smug over there in the shade, enjoying his tea. ~ within Chapter 25

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Thursday, August 26, 2010

Feasted On: You Wish by Mandy Hubbard

Format: Kindle Edition | File Size: 695 KB | Release Date: August 2010 | Publisher: Razorbill/Penguin

"You Wish" by Mandy Hubbard

My Book Summary : Kayla is what she likes to call herself, a glass-half-empty kind of girl. To her nothing seems to work out the way she plans it, and just to prove her point, she ends up with the worst birthday (and birthday party) imaginable. But she finds out the next day that when she blew out her candles the night before and wished, "I wish my birthday wishes actually came true. Because they never freakin’ do." she'll be in for a big surprise (and quite a few more) since her wish came true!!

Now she has to deal with a life-size My Little Pink pony, a "best friend" she hasn't spoken to in ages, a guy who resembles a Ken doll that's stalking her, and more ... but will she be able to stop all of these wishes before one of them could ruin her life? Like say, stop them before the one where she wished for Ben Mackenzie to kiss her is granted, since even though she has had a major crush on him from afar for about three years now, he also happens to be her best friend's boyfriend. =0/

My Book Review : 4 out of 5 stars! Kayla is hilarious, you just can't help but route for her. It definitely made me think about my previous wishes that I've made over the years ... and in truth I am a little scared now if they actually came true. =0) This story is cute, funny, and drama filled!! If your a YA lover then I definitely recommend this one for you!

My Previous Review(s) for this Author : Prada & Prejudice

Book Teaser(s) :
I stare at her for a second, realizing my life is about to get tossed in the toilet if I don't figure this out. "Okay. So, I have you . . . a pony . . . gumballs . . ."
I sigh and sink onto the floor. There's a fourth wish waiting for me. Today. Somewhere. I don't even want to guess what kind of havoc I'm going to encounter. They're getting worse every day. ~ within Chapter 15

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Wednesday, May 5, 2010

"Waiting On" Wednesday: You Wish


  • Today's "Waiting On" Wednesday by Jill - click here


  • "You Wish" by Mandy Hubbard
    Publication Released Date: August 5, 2010

    Book Description:
      Kayla McHenry’s sweet sixteenth sucks! Her dad left, her grades dropped, and her BFF is dating the boy Kayla’s secretly loved for years. Blowing out her candles, Kayla thinks: I wish my birthday wishes actually came true. Because they never freakin’ do.

      Kayla wakes the next day to a life-sized, bright pink My Little Pony outside her window. Then a year’s supply of gumballs arrives. And a boy named Ken with a disturbing resemblance to the doll of same name stalks her. As the ghosts of Kayla’s wishes-past appear, they take her on a wild ride… but they MUST STOP. Because when she was 15? She wished Ben Mackenzie would kiss her.

      And Ben is her best friend’s boyfriend.

    This sounds like a really cute book. And if it's as good as Mandy's other books then I can't wait to check it out!

    My Previous Review(s) for this Author: Prada & Prejudice



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