Stacking the Shelves #5


Stacking The Shelves is all about sharing the books you are adding to your shelves, may it be physical or virtual. If you’re anything like me, you are probably hoarding books and even though you are excited about your latest book arrival, it might be a while before you get to review it.

Robin in the Hood by Diane J. Reed

Robin in the Hood

Publisher: Bandits Ranch
Date Published: October 14th 2012
Genre: Young Adult Contemporary


“Is it any wonder I became a bank robber?” said Robin.
But she never dreamed she’d fall in love…

15-year-old Robin McArthur thinks she has it all figured out when it comes to bilking her wealthy dad for guilt money as a substitute for his genuine affection. Until one day he suffers a stroke, and she learns the brutal truth.

They’re broke.

And everyone from bankers to bookies has come to collect.

His only saving grace is what he reveals to Robin in between drools: He truly does love her, in spite of all his mistakes.

Panicked and desperate, Robin figures she has two choices. Either surrender to the pestering caseworker and live in a skanky foster home, or take a chance and sneak her dad out of the hospital to make a run for it. Little does she know that stealing a car and hitting the road means that before the day is through, she will rob her first bank.

Now an outlaw, Robin finds a backwoods trailer park to hide her dad from authorities. There, she encounters Creek, a local bad boy who also commits crimes to provide for their motley neighbors. Realizing she could use Creek’s help, Robin proposes an ingenious plan—they should team up to rob banks together. But when their partnership leads to a romance that turns Robin’s world upside down, she soon begins to discover that people are more precious than pocketbooks, and real love means opening your heart to the kinds of treasures money can’t buy…

So I finally bought it. I've seen this book around and it sounded really good. Something I'd enjoy as a light read. So I've bought it and I am planning on reviewing it. We'll see how that goes.

Joyous reading!



Grace Fonseca said...

Interesting. I never heard of this book. Great haul.


Jessica (Peace Love Books) said...

Looks like an interesting book! Hope you enjoy all you got :)

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Danica Page said...

I have mixed thoughts about this one, but it does look fantastic. Maybe I'll just have to cave and read it anyway. I hope you enjoy it.

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Anonymous said...

I love Robin Hood stories, but I am also really picky about them. There needs to be a legitimate reason for Robin to be stealing. Not sure about this one.

But I hope you enjoy it. Happy reading :)

Divergent Gryffindor said...

Wow, seems really interesting! Hope you enjoy it :D
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Leti Del Mar said...

I love anything Robin Hood inspired and the idea of running away to rob banks sound completely ingenious. I've added this to my "to read" list. Thanks for sharing!

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