Sunday, May 31, 2015

Sunday Street Team ~ Teaser + Blogger Blurb!

Sunday Street Team is organized by Nori @ ReadWriteLove28. SST is a like a cross between a blog tour and street team for a couple different titles each month. As the title suggests, the posts go up on Sundays!.

The two featured SST authors and their books for this month are Margo Rabb (Kissing in America) and Corey Ann Haydu (Making Pretty). 

Title: Making Pretty
Author: Corey Ann Haydu
Publication Date: May 12th, 2015
Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books

Goodreads Description: 
Montana and her sister, Arizona, are named after the mountainous states their mother left them for. But Montana is a New York City girl through and through, and as the city heats up, she’s stepping into the most intense summer of her life.

With Arizona wrapped up in her college world and their father distracted by yet another divorce, Montana’s been immersing herself in an intoxicating new friendship with a girl from her acting class. Karissa is bold, imperfectly beautiful, and unafraid of being vulnerable. She’s everything Montana would like to become. But the friendship with Karissa is driving a wedge between Montana and her sister, and the more of her own secrets Karissa reveals, the more Montana has to wonder if Karissa’s someone she can really trust.

In the midst of her uncertainty, Montana finds a heady distraction in Bernardo. He’s serious and spontaneous, and he looks at Montana in the way she wants to be seen. For the first time, Montana understands how you can become both lost and found in somebody else. But when that love becomes everything, where does it leave the rest of her imperfect life?
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For my post today, I decided to make a teaser and a blogger blurb graphic! Along with that, I'm also including some links to some of my Goodreads friends' reviews in case you're interested in reading some.☺

Here's a quote from the book that I really liked! It's from my e-arc, so it may be different in the finished copy.

I asked Amber @ YA Indulgences for a blurb of Making Pretty and this is what she said about the book!
Want to read some reviews? Check out the reviews from Shelly (Read.Sleep.Repeat.) and Alexa (Alexa Loves Books)!

Corey Ann Haydu is the author of OCD LOVE STORY, LIFE BY COMMITTEE, MAKING PRETTY and her upcoming middle grade debut, RULES FOR STEALING STARS. A graduate of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts and The New School’s Writing for Children MFA program, Corey has been working in children’s publishing since 2009.

In 2013, Corey was chosen as one of Publisher Weekly’s Flying Starts. Her books have been Junior Library Guild Selections, Indie Next Selections, and BCCB Blue Ribbon Selections. Corey also teaches YA Novel Writing with Mediabistro and is adapting her debut novel, OCD LOVE STORY into a high school play, which will have its first run in Fall 2015. Corey lives in Brooklyn with her dog, her boyfriend, and a wide selection of cheese.

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