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Book Review: The Square Root of Summer by Harriet Reuter Hapgood

Title:  The Square Root of Summer  Author:  Harriet Reuter Hapgood Series:   standalone Pages:   336 Publisher:  Macmillan Children's Books Date of Publication:  5th May, 2016 Source:  Publisher for review* Synopsis from back of book:  This is what it means to love someone. This is what it means to grieve someone. It's a little bit like a black hole.  It's a little bit like infinity. When the fabric of the universe surrounding Gottie's sleepy seaside town begins to fray, she is hurtled through wormholes to the past. To last summer, when her grandfather, Grey, died. To the afternoon she fell in love with Jason, who wouldn't even hold her hand at Grey's funeral. To the day her childhood best friend, Thomas, moved away, leaving her with a scar on her hand and a gap in her memory. This summer, although Grey is gone, Jason and Thomas are back, and Gottie's past, present and future are about to collide - and be changed forever.  My Thoug

Book Review: The Unexpected Everything by Morgan Matson

Title:  The Unexpected Everything Author:  Morgan Matson Series:   standalone Pages:   518 Publisher:  Simon and Schuster Date of Publication: 5th May, 2016 Source:  Spare review copy passed on* Synopsis from Goodreads: Andie has a plan. And she always sticks to her plan. Future? A top-tier medical school. Dad? Avoid him as much as possible (which isn’t that hard considering he’s a Congressman and he’s never around). Friends? Palmer, Bri, and Toby—pretty much the most awesome people on the planet, who needs anyone else? Relationships? No one’s worth more than three weeks. So it’s no surprise that Andie’s got her summer all planned out too. Until a political scandal costs Andie her summer pre-med internship, and lands both she and Dad back in the same house together for the first time in years. Suddenly she’s doing things that aren’t Andie at all—working as a dog walker, doing an epic scavenger hunt with her dad, and maybe, just maybe, letting the super cute Clark g