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September 14, 2015

Review: Tonight The Streets are Ours by Leila Sales

Tonight The Streets are Ours
Author: Leila Sales
Published On: September 15th, 2015
Page Count: 342
I received an ARC of this at BEA in May. This is my honest opinion of the book. Anything that is quoted is from an uncorrected version. Story subject to change.

Synopsis: (Found on Goodreads)
Seventeen-year-old Arden Huntley is recklessly loyal. Taking care of her loved ones is what gives Arden purpose in her life and makes her feel like she matters. But she's tired of being loyal to people who don't appreciate her—including her needy best friend and her absent mom. 
Arden finds comfort in a blog she stumbles upon called "Tonight the Streets Are Ours," the musings of a young New York City writer named Peter.

Overall Rating: 2/5
This had so much potential to be amazing but the stalkerness was too close to home for me so I wasn`t comfortable.If you don`t mind her obsessiveness about guys and her driving 100+ miles to see this guy then feel free to read it. The blog posts Peter writes are enjoyable. I really wanted to like this, I really did.

Cover: 4/5
This cover is freaking gorgeous. The colors just pull you in and scream fun. However I didn’t feel this way about the inside.

Characters: 1/5
Arden: Is obsessive in the worst way. She is very stalkerish but like the book states she is “recklessly loyal.”

Lindsay: Part One: Absolutely hate her. She has no boundaries and doesn`t care who gets in trouble for her. Part Two: She encouraged Arden to do those things plus who the hell runs off and does illegal things with strangers? Oh Wait apparently she does.

Peter: I liked him I really did. I loved his posts and how he aspired to be a writer. Part two I just wanted to kill him and just GAH!!!!

Chris: Part One: I wanted to punch him for being a selfish dick towards Arden and just taking advantage of her as a girlfriend. Part Two: smart man, yay for acting and having other friends.

Plot: NO I`m Done

page 43
"Interesting so far. Not sure how I'm going to like this one. The doll part was interesting, very American Girl like. The way her dad brushed off the first incident was sort of unrealistic."
page 183
"Starting to get good although I want to punch Chris really hard. Lindsay pisses me off from the get go and I feel like Arden is almost to "nice""
page 236
"From this point on im only reading this to get the reading rainbow and GR challenge done. This chick is a freaking stalker, her friend is reckless, boyfriend is a pompous jerkface (appropriate language) and the only sort of (maybe) sane person is Peter. She is obsessive and very creepy even if she "means well""

Last 15pgs were good. The concept was there about not always relying on others and that you need to take care of yourself. However the characters just didn't do it for me




  1. Goodness, this does NOT sound good. I am so sad! I was really looking forward to this one, it had been on my Waiting on Wednesday ages ago, so it's really extra sad! I hate that the characters are so unlikable, in a book like this it is almost a deal breaker. So sorry that this didn't work out for you :(
    Shannon @ It Starts At Midnight

    1. Shannon,
      Honestly it could just be too personal for me. Other reviewers seemed to have liked it. There is a message to the story so that is the plus side.



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