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Top Ten Tuesday / June 30, 2015

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Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish to show off our book-related lists!

I haven’t done one of these in a while, but it’s always been my tradition to mark my top ten books of the year so far! This time it has been relatively easy picking my top list. I read lots of enjoyable 4 stars, but not many 5 stars. Without further ado, here is my list!
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By: Daphne
Review, Young Adult / June 12, 2014
Trouble by Non PrattTrouble
Author: Non Pratt
Publisher: Walker Books
Date: March 2014
384 pages
Source: ARC from publisher
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In this dazzling debut novel, a pregnant teen learns the meaning of friendship—from the boy who pretends to be her baby’s father.

When the entire high school finds out that Hannah Shepard is pregnant via her ex-best friend, she has a full-on meltdown in her backyard. The one witness (besides the rest of the world): Aaron Tyler, a transfer student and the only boy who doesn’t seem to want to get into Hannah’s pants. Confused and scared, Hannah needs someone to be on her side. Wishing to make up for his own past mistakes, Aaron does the unthinkable and offers to pretend to be the father of Hannah’s unborn baby. Even more unbelievable, Hannah hears herself saying “yes.”

Told in alternating perspectives between Hannah and Aaron, Trouble is the story of two teenagers helping each other to move forward in the wake of tragedy and devastating choices. As you read about their year of loss, regret, and hope, you’ll remember your first, real best friend—and how they were like a first love.

My blogger friends all know I’m not the biggest fan of contemporary, so when I find one I love, I’m telling you guys—it’s really, really good. Trouble is everything I love about UK young adult fiction. It deals with the big issues in a humorous way. It portrays teens realistically. It’s got swearing, sex and snark. Basically, I absolutely adored it read more

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By: Daphne