Review: Clean by Juno Dawson

Challenge criteria: A book about a problem facing society today.

(Disclaimer: I was sent this book by the publisher in exchange for an honest review. This has in no way affected my opinion of the book, nor the outcome of the review.)

Before I start with this review, I need to mention that there are quite a lot of trigger warnings associated with this book. Drug use, drug abuse, abusive relationships, death, these are just some of them. Do keep that in mind before you read this book.

Blurb:

I can feel it swimming through my veins like glitter … it’s liquid gold.

When socialite Lexi Volkov almost overdoses, she thinks she’s hit rock bottom. She’s wrong. Rock bottom is when she’s forced into an exclusive rehab facility.

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Top 10 Tuesday: Books I Could Re-Read Forever

This post is part of Top 10 Tuesday which is run by Jana from That Artsy Reader Girl

Have you got books on your already read list that you’ve totally forgotten about? Me too. There are so many books I really enjoyed at the time, but over the years and with so many other books read, I’ve forgotten a lot of them. There are some that I’ve already read that I would gladly sit down and flick through again. I’ve reviewed some of them on this blog, so I’ve added in some of the reviews for a little more info.

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Books on my Long Term TBR

This post is part of Top 10 Tuesdays run by Jana from That Artsy Reader Girl

One of these days, my TBR shelf is going to collapse on me and lead to my untimely death. What isn’t helping is that I keep ignoring my already voluminous TBR and buying brand new tomes to get through.

I have a long list of books that have been on my TBR shelf for years, but I still haven’t gotten to reading them yet. Maybe it’s time to pick something from there and get it ticked off once and for all before heading to Easons again.

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Books I Was Too Cynical For

I am possibly one of the most cynical people I know. I don’t even know the reason why, but it seems throughout my life I have very little tolerance when it comes to romance. I am the only person I know who didn’t cry at the end of The Notebook. Maybe something happened somewhere in my life that turned me off the idea of a happy ever after. Or I was just born with a heart of impenetrable stone.

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Review: Orbiting Jupiter by Gary D. Schmidt 

This book did not fit any of my challenge criteria.

Blurb: 

When Jack meets his new foster brother, he already knows three things about him:

Joseph almost killed a teacher.

He was incarcerated at a place called Stone Mountain.

He has a daughter. Her name is Jupiter. And he has never seen her.

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