Monday, April 4, 2016

It's Monday! What Are You Reading #252, April 4th

It's Monday! What Are You Reading is a weekly meme hosted by Book Date where we share what we read this past week, what we hope to read this week...and anything in between! This is a great way to plan out your reading week and see what others are currently reading as never know where that next "must read" book will come from!

What happened in the past week:

Weekly Memes:
It's Monday! What Are You Reading #251
Teaser Tuesday #259
WWW Wednesday #259
WOW #255
Will the Time Come #252
Third Sentence Thursday #242
Random Reads #227
First Lines Friday #246
The Reward Challenge Update #237
Follow Friday #229
How Well I Stuck to It #81
Wrote that Review Update #86
Show the Books Showcase #4

Week 14 Reviews:
Archangel's Kiss
Weapon's Training
Archangel's Consort
Archangel's Wolf
Archangel's Blade
Archangel's Storm
Knives and Sheaths
OK, so I got 18 posts in 7 days, but I read a lot in two series, and I moved, so a pretty good week! What about you guys? Happy reading!

So this week I want to read Meet Me Here and No Parking at the End Times.

In a single night—graduation night—Thomas has to decide: Do what everyone has always expected of him? Or forge an entirely new path? Bryan Bliss’s absorbing examination of one boy struggling with expectations and realities will appeal to readers of Sara Zarr and Chris Crutcher.

Thomas is supposed to leave for the army in the morning. His father was Army. His brother, Jake, is Army—is a hero, even, with the medals to prove it. Everyone expects Thomas to follow in that fine tradition. But Jake came back from overseas a completely different person, and that has shaken Thomas’s certainty about his own future. And so when his long-estranged friend Mallory suggests one last night of adventure, Thomas takes her up on the distraction. Over the course of this single night, Thomas will lose, find, resolve, doubt, drive, explore, and leap off a bridge. He’ll also face the truth of his brother’s post-traumatic stress disorder and of his own courage. In Bryan Bliss’s deft hands, graduation night becomes a night to find yourself, find each other, find a path, and know that you always have a place—and people—to come back to.

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