July 02, 2013

It's Monday, What Am I Reading?

Breathe (Sea Breeze, #1)Title: Breathe.
Author: Abbi Glines.

"Sadie White’s summer job is at the beach, but she won’t be working as a lifeguard. Since her mom is pregnant and refuses to work, Sadie will be taking over as a domestic servant for a wealthy family on a nearby island. When the family arrives at their summer getaway, Sadie is surprised to learn that the owner of the house is Jax Stone, one of the hottest teen rockers in the world. If Sadie were normal—if she hadn’t spent her life raising her mother and taking care of the house—maybe she’d be excited about working for a rock star. But she’s not. Even though Sadie isn’t impressed by Jax’s fame, he is drawn to her. Everything about Sadie fascinates Jax, but he fights his attraction: Relationships never work in his world, and as badly as he wants Sadie, he believes she deserves more. Yet as the summer stretches on, Jax’s passion leaves him breathless—and Sadie feels like the only source of oxygen. Can their love overcome the disparity in their lifestyles? One breath at a time, they’re going to find out…"

My Thoughts So Far:

Recently I've been seeing a lot of Abbi Glines and became really interested in reading her books; due to amazing reviews I've read. When I was asked to review a audiobook of Breathe, I couldn't turn down the offer! So far I'm really enjoying it! Can't wait to write my review!

The Clock Of LifeTitle: The Clock of Life.
Author: Nancy Klann-Moren.

"In the small town of Hadlee, Mississippi, during the 1980's, Jason Lee Rainey struggles to find his way amongst the old, steadfast Southern attitudes about race, while his friendship with a black boy, Samson Johnson, deepens. By way of stories from others, Jason Lee learns about his larger-than-life father, who was killed in Vietnam. He longs to become that sort of man, but doesn't believe he has it in him. In The Clock Of Life he learns lessons from the past, and the realities of inequality. He flourishes with the bond of friendship; endures the pain of senseless death; finds the courage to stand up for what he believes is right; and comes to realize he is his father's son. This story explores how two unsettling chapters in American history, the Civil Rights Movement and the Vietnam War, affect the fate of a family, a town, and two boyhood friends."

My Thoughts So Far:

I just started reading this one last night, so I don't really know what I think yet! But I do have very, very high expectations for this story, due to a few reviews and all the good things Nancy told me! Can't wait to see what I think about it.

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