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Saturday, January 10, 2015

ARC Review & Giveaway: My Heart and Other Black Holes | Jasmine Warga

My Heart and Other Black Holes
by Jasmine Warga
Expected publication: February 10th 2015 
by Balzer & Bray/Harperteen

Goodreads Summary:
Sixteen-year-old physics nerd Aysel is obsessed with plotting her own death. With a mother who can barely look at her without wincing, classmates who whisper behind her back, and a father whose violent crime rocked her small town, Aysel is ready to turn her potential energy into nothingness.


There's only one problem: she's not sure she has the courage to do it alone. But once she discovers a website with a section called Suicide Partners, Aysel's convinced she's found her solution—Roman, a teenage boy who's haunted by a family tragedy, is looking for a partner. Even though Aysel and Roman have nothing in common, they slowly start to fill in each other's broken lives. But as their suicide pact becomes more concrete, Aysel begins to question whether she really wants to go through with it. Ultimately, she must choose between wanting to die or trying to convince Roman to live so they can discover the potential of their energy together.



I'm admittedly a sucker for a sob story. Something that will make me feel something. MH&OBH did not disappoint. Even though I didn't physically cry, I felt something the entire time. I felt myself a little in both Aysel and Roman. Both dealing with their own tragedies they both seek out a "suicide partner" on a website. They both believe choosing to commit suicide together increases the chance that they will actually do it. 

Aysel is a nerd. No doubt. She equates much of the things in her life to a physics problem. 

Roman is the high school basketball superstar. At least at one time he was. 

While counting down to the decided date and location Aysel can't help but change her mind about committing this final act. She has to convince Roman to stay alive with her. 

Heartbreaking accounts of past situations that have led them to this point in their lives.

This story is all consuming, depressing, and written perfectly. Thank you for this story Jasmine <3

4 Coffee Cup Stars
Finished 12/29/2014

Giveaway
Rules:
~ US ONLY (sorry international friends)
~Winner will be chosen on January 31st and notified via email
~Winner will have 48 hours to respond with mailing address
~If no response is received, winner will forfeit their prize and a new winner will be drawn.
~Same time limit is place upon new winner

19 comments:

  1. The Witch Hunter, Fairest & Winter, Red Queen and more!

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    1. I'm so excited for The Witch Hunter (I have an ARC I hope to start soon!) and Red Queen!
      I haven't read any of the Lunar Chronicles books yet.
      But I hope to get to them soon!
      I know I a lot of people are excited for Fairest and Winter.
      Good Luck!
      ~Ashley~

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  2. Fairest and Winter by Marissa Meyer, hands down!

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      ~Ashley~

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  3. I'm really forward to this book, and also for Rogue by Julie Kagawa, Lady Midnight by Cassandra Clare, and Unspoken by C.C. Hunter!!

    Thanks for the awesome giveaway!!

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    1. I have so much excitement for Rouge and I haven't even read Talon yet! haha
      Good luck !!
      ~Ashley~

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  4. I'm looking forward to Red Queen, The Orphan Queen, The Heir, and so many others.

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  6. I am looking forward to The Ruby Circle.

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  7. I'm looking forward to I'll Meet You There by Heather Demetrios

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  8. I'm looking forward to Never Never, Fairest, Throne of Glass series #4, and ACOTAR! Thank you for this amazing chance! :)

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  9. Red Queen and my little sister loves Rick Riordan...so looking forward to picking up his new book too.

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