Reading With a Side Of…

Hi All!  It’s Becky, again.  I don’t know about where y’all are but here it’s getting hotter and hotter.  Nothing helps combat the heat quite like a great mocktail and nothing goes along better with a fake cocktail than a good fake date book.

Recipes
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Sweet Sunrise from Spruce Eats

Virgin Stone Fruit Sangria from Cali Girl Cooking

Frozen Peach Bellini from Spicy Southern Kitchen

“summer waning” by heyitsgarrett is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

Books

Analee, In Real Life by Janelle Milanes
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Analee doesn’t like to live in the real world. Her father has officially moved on from her mother’s death by marrying a yogi, she doesn’t like her soon to be stepsister and, her best friend isn’t speaking to her. However, Analee has a great life online where she is a warrior and has a potential boyfriend in her online friend, Harris. But when she agrees to be the fake girlfriend to soccer superstar, Seb, she must learn how to live in the world.

Adorkable by Cookie O’Gorman
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Sally Spitz’s mother and her friend have teamed up against her. They have combined forces to find Sally the perfect suitor but no one (male or female) they have found is close to who Sally actually wants. Sally wants to stop their meddling and is willing to do whatever it takes. Sally will recruit her best friend, soccer superstar and all-around most-wanted boy at her school, Becks to be her fake boyfriend. The only problem is what happens when Sally isn’t faking her feelings for Becks?

How Not to Ask A Boy to Prom by S.J. Goslee
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Nolan Grant has never had a boyfriend and he’s okay with that. Nolan’s sister, Daphne, on the other hand, thinks he needs to find a prom date and she stages a prom-posal for him to ask out his crush. The only problem is Nolan accidentally asks out the wrong boy. Bern the local bad boy accepts Nolan’s prom-posal with the understanding that they will fake date until prom. The only problem is that the longer they fake their relationship the more it begins to feel real.

Did I forget your favorite fake date book?  What’s your favorite mocktail?  Add your picks to the comments section!

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