[Book Review #87] One of Us Is Lying by Karen M. McManus

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One of Us Is Lying is the story of what happens when five strangers walk into detention and only four walk out alive. Everyone is a suspect, and everyone has something to hide.

Pay close attention and you might solve this.

On Monday afternoon, five students at Bayview High walk into detention.

Bronwyn, the brain, is Yale-bound and never breaks a rule.

Addy, the beauty, is the picture-perfect homecoming princess.

Nate, the criminal, is already on probation for dealing.

Cooper, the athlete, is the all-star baseball pitcher.

And Simon, the outcast, is the creator of Bayview High’s notorious gossip app.

Only, Simon never makes it out of that classroom. Before the end of detention Simon’s dead. And according to investigators, his death wasn’t an accident. On Monday, he died. But on Tuesday, he’d planned to post juicy reveals about all four of his high-profile classmates, which makes all four of them suspects in his murder. Or are they the perfect patsies for a killer who’s still on the loose?

Everyone has secrets, right? What really matters is how far you would go to protect them.

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[Stacking The Shelves #14] The Post-Graduation Book Haul + A Life Update

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Stacking the Shelves is a meme from Tynga’s Reviews which aims to showcase our newly acquired books, whether bought, borrowed, or gifted! For more info about this meme, please check this out!

Hi, everyone! It’s been over two months since I last shared a book haul post. I have to say, now that I’m finally a college graduate, I don’t get allowances anymore, and buying books is quite hard when you don’t have the budget for it. (Let’s be honest, it’s quite an expensive addiction, right?) So it took me two months to gather all these hype-worthy books and talk about them here on this book haul post! So anyway, let’s get down to all the books I bought between the months of June and July!

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[Wrap-up #2] June 2016 Wrap-up + July TBR

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June was quite a fun-filled month! Last June 7th, I finally graduated with honors from college, and everything felt bittersweet about it. I am feeling a bit disheartened to be leaving my beloved University of Santo Tomas, and at the same time, I am also extremely excited for what’s in store for me in the hospitality industry. But for now, I am enjoying my summer vacation, which paved the way for some good quality reading time, and brainstorming, drafting, and publishing new content here on Book Freak Revelations.

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[Book Review #69] A Totally Awkward Love Story by Tom Ellen and Lucy Ivison

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For fans of The DUFF, this hilarious and true-to-teen romance is Broad City meets Judy Blume.

The summer before college, Hannah swears she’s finally going to find The One. And for five perfect minutes, Hannah does find him. He’s cute and makes her laugh like crazy. She just wishes she’d caught his name, because Toilet Boy Cinderella really lacks sex appeal.

For Sam, the summer is off to a bad start for a million reasons. But for five minutes his luck changes: in a fancy restroom painted purple like it belongs in a Bond villain hideaway, Sam falls head over heels for some strange and hilarious girl. Of course, he doesn’t know her name. With his luck, he’ll never see her again, and he’ll remain a girlfriendless, moony-eyed virgin. Forever.

But another chance meeting brings them together, only to have a chance misunderstanding drive them apart . . . and then the cycle starts all over again. Madcap mishaps, raunchy hilarity, and deep romance follow these two wherever they go. For two people so clearly destined for each other, they sure have a hell of a lot of trouble even getting together.

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[Top Ten Tuesdays #5] Ten Most Anticipated Releases for the Second Half of 2016

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Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature hosted by the lovely bloggers behind The Broke and the Bookish. This week, we’re featuring ten amazing titles that everyone needs to get excited for! Oh, and for more information about Top Ten Tuesday, please check out The Broke and the Bookish blog – they are amazing.

2016 has been a fantastic year for book releases so far! Authors, publishers, book sellers, and bloggers all did there parts to make these releases fun and exciting, and this week, I’m more than ecstatic to share with everyone ten titles that I can’t wait to see in my local bookstores’ shelves! Let’s get this post started!

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