A Breathtaking Ending | Review of ‘Vicious’ (Pretty Little Liars #16)


By Cynthia Ayala

Vicious by Sara Shepard
HarperTeen
Image Credit: Goodreads

For years, Hanna, Emily, Aria, and Spencer have been terrorized by “A,” a mysterious figure who has harassed them, revealed all their secrets and even threatened their lives and the lives of their loved ones. But now the mystery is over. They know A is the real Alison who. through a vicious scheme, has placed them in jail. In the final fight for their lives, some will leave broken, some will fight until the very end. One things for certain, this is the end of the Pretty Little Liars.

Published December 2, 2014, by HarperTeen Vicious by Sara Shepard is the final novel in her bestselling Pretty Little Liars series where young adult meets mystery.
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Weekly Reading Post #89


By Cynthia Ayala

Hey there readers. I hope everyone is having a wonderful week. It’s been a nice week. I had four days off from work but then I worked all weekend, which is fair, and I don’t mind working the weekends, there’s more energy on the weekends. It’s crazy sure, but time also just flies by. Been working on my business plan with my mom for “Dragin Pub House”. Can’t reveal everything about it but the title is a pun. I have quite the affinity for puns. Anyway, since it’s been pretty easy going of late (minus the bouts of insomnia) I’ve been able to catch up on my reading, editing, and writing. Love it! So check out this week’s reading list. Hope something catches your eye here, Happy reading.
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Shockingly Entertaining | Review of ‘Toxic’ (Pretty Little Liars #15)


By Cynthia Ayala

Toxic by Sara Shepard
HarperTeen
Image Credit: Goodreads

One A has been captured, but Alison is still out there, lurking around, stalking the girls. The police don’t believe them, and after the scandal, not many people are on their sides. These girls are going to have to rely on themselves and track down their tormentor, once and for all.

Published June 3rd 2014 by HarperTeen, Toxic by Sara Shepard is the second to last novel in her YA mystery/thriller Pretty Little Liars series.
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Weekly Reading List #80


By Cynthia Ayala

Hey there avid readers. I hope that everyone is doing well. Recently my kitten past away this week so it’s been a hard few days. I miss going to sleep at night without him walking all over me. He was 18, so not really a kitten, and at least I had so much time with him, but it hurts, having to let him go. But I’m doing okay, reading at night seems to help me sleep without him. It’s something at least.

Anyway, check out my reading list and see what I’ve got on my to-read list.
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Tension Driven Chick Lit | Review of ‘Deadly’ (Pretty Little Liars #14)


By Cynthia Ayala

Deadly by Sara Shepard
HarperTeen
Image Credit: Goodreads

Aria, Emily, Hanna, and Spencer have done some very bad things, but they are done being tortured. The FBI has been lurking around and the girls have decided to put their lives in their hands. But just as they thought everything would be okay, it all begins to unravel. A always has a plan, and it is deadlier than ever.

Deadly, published on December 3, 2013 by HarperTeen, is the fourteenth novel in Sara Shepard bestselling young adult series, Pretty Little Liars.
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Weekly Reading List #41


By Cynthia Ayala

Hello there avid readers! So I am in the last two weeks of school and that means I really have to finish these two papers I’ve got going on here and work on my packing. I’m almost done with my packing. I’ve got boxes all taped up and the like. It’s really going to be my cats stuff that is going to be a while. I mean I’m going to have to wait until the very last moment to put away his litter box, which includes cleaning it, the litter genie (which is awesome by the way) and really just clean up my room, but stuff away and the like. I’m almost done, I did two loads of laundry last night and just started throwing things into boxes and space bags. I misplaced a sock. It’s going to be a crazy last week here, let me tell ya.

But anyway, here is my weekly reading list. Happy reading folks, and, as always, all synopsis are courtesy of Goodreads.
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Weekly Reading List #40


By Cynthia Ayala

Hello there avid readers, I can’t believe it’s already April. This is last month of this semester. It’s so weird how it always seems like it’s going to feel like it will go on forever, but then it goes by so quickly and the next thing I know, it’s time for me to start packing again, to finish up the last of my semester. It’s so weird how fast time flies. Next thing you know, summer will be over and I’ll be back at school.

It will be nice to enjoy my summer days of sleeping in and working nights at my movie theater. I love my movie theater, I totally need a raise, but as I’ve always said, I’d rather go broke working a job I love with great company and bosses than be miserable. I actually look forward to going to work. Of course, I’m also a night owl so working nights is tons of fun.

But you are not here for that, you are, or maybe you are, but here is my current reading list. As always, synopsis are courtesy of Goodreads.
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An Electrifying Prequel | Review of ‘Ali’s Pretty Little Lies’ (Pretty Little Liars, #0.5) – Emertainment Monthly


By Cynthia Ayala / ’17 Emertainment Monthly Staff Writer

alis-pretty-little-lies-326x245Ali’s Pretty Little Lies gives the readers exactly what they want without disappointing them at any point[…] Continue reading “An Electrifying Prequel | Review of ‘Ali’s Pretty Little Lies’ (Pretty Little Liars, #0.5) – Emertainment Monthly”

An Electrifying Prequel | Review of ‘Ali’s Pretty Little Lies’ (Pretty Little Liars, #0.5)


By Cynthia Ayala

'Ali's Pretty Little Lies' by Sara Shepard HarperTeen
‘Ali’s Pretty Little Lies’ by Sara Shepard
HarperTeen

Long before A hunted the four pretty little liars, there was Alison DiLaurentis. Girls wanted to be her, boys wanted her and unknown to them all, someone wanted her dead.

Learn all about Alison and her lies and deep dark secrets that threaten her entire world and her life. Follow Alison’s life leading up to her death. Hear her story and see how everything started and how Alison DiLaurentis’s life ended.

Sara Shepard has gifted readers with a revelation of at least half of the mystery that had created the bestselling young adult series Pretty Little Liars with her prequel Ali’s Pretty Little Lies. Published on January 2, 2013 by HarperTeen, this novel takes readers back to the beginning of the entire series and allows them to see the chain of events that weave the mystery that haunts the Pretty Little Liars.
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Wanted delivers thrill after thrill | Review of ‘Wanted’ (PLL, #8) – 954 Nation


By: Cynthia Ayala

Wanted delivers thrill after thrill and that is not an understatement. Sara Shepard does it again in her eight installment of the series, keeping the story fresh and alive with curve ball after curve ball and amazing character development. Continue reading “Wanted delivers thrill after thrill | Review of ‘Wanted’ (PLL, #8) – 954 Nation”