Review: Love on the Lifts by Rachel Hawthorne

Review: Love on the Lifts by Rachel HawthorneTitle: Love on the Lifts
Author: Rachel Hawthorne
Publisher: HarperTeen
Publication Date: December 13, 2005

four-stars
Summary (from Goodreads):

Winter Break super-secret perfect cocoa recipe:

8 oz steamed whole milk
(no skim! doesn't work!)

2 tbsp. dark cocoa powder (big scoops)

1 tbsp. sugar (can't be too sweet)

4 dried, crushed mint leaves
(or 1 tbsp. mint syrup)

Stir thoroughly. Add mint swizzle stick. Combine with cute ski instructor, or brother's cute best friend, or cute guy you never noticed was so cute...Enjoy.

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Love on the Lifts by Rachel Hawthorne is the perfect book for the winter. It is filled with drama and humour. Also, the setting is dreamlike and the hot chocolate/book store is something that I would love to visit in real life. I found the main character to be pretty clueless, but it wasn’t so bad that I had to put the book down. Continue reading

Book Review: Snowed In by Rachel Hawthorne

Book Review: Snowed In by Rachel HawthorneTitle: Snowed In
Author: Rachel Hawthorne
Publisher: HarperTeen
Publication Date: November 27, 2008

four-stars
Summary (from Goodreads):

Seventeen-year-old Ashleigh is about to experience a lot of things for the first time. 1) Snow. She and her mom are moving from sunny Texas to an icy island in the middle of Lake Michigan, which is completely snowbound. As in, no cars, just sleighs. 2) Small-town life. The icy island? Yep, it’s tiny. Like, 30 people in the whole high school tiny. And scariest of all: 3) Boys. Of course they had boys in Texas. But none of them were as irresistible—or as hard to figure out—as Josh Wynter. And before the snow melts, Ashleigh might also be falling in love …

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Book Review: Snowed In

Snowed In by Rachel Hawthorne is the perfect book if you’re looking for the perfect read to curl up by the fire with this winter. This wintry book takes place on a perfect island and the main character is so sweet. This book is so cute and pretty short. Continue reading