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Curbing curiosities, or an interview with Charlie N Holmberg author of Smoke & Summons (and a giveaway)

 

Birds, Boys, and more birds, or my review of Black Wings Beating

Black Wings Beating (Skybound #1) By: Alex London Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux Publication Date: September 25th 2018 Format: Hardcover The people of Uztar have long … More Birds, Boys, and more birds, or my review of Black Wings Beating »

Charming Princes for V-Day, or my review of Royals, by Rachel Hawkins

Royals (Royals #1)  By: Rachel Hawkins Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers Publication Date: May 1st, 2018 Format: Hardcover Meet Daisy Winters. … More Charming Princes for V-Day, or my review of Royals, by Rachel Hawkins »

Multi-Culti Food stuff with a side of coming of age, or my review of The Way You Make Me Feel by Maureen Goo

The Way You Make Me Feel By: Maureen Goo  Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) Publication Date: May 8th, 2018 Format: Hardcover From the author … More Multi-Culti Food stuff with a side of coming of age, or my review of The Way You Make Me Feel by Maureen Goo »

Curbing curiosities, or an interview with Peternelle van Arsdale author of The Cold is in Her Bones (and a giveaway)

 

Glitter and Glory and Rot and Ruin, or my review of The Gilded Wolves by Roshani Chokshi

The Gilded Wolves (The Gilded Wolves #1) By: Roshani Chokshi Publisher: Wednesday Books  Publication Date: January 15th, 2019 Format: Hardcover  Set in a darkly glamorous … More Glitter and Glory and Rot and Ruin, or my review of The Gilded Wolves by Roshani Chokshi »

Yo-Ho, My Sisters, Yo-Ho, or my review of Seafire by Natalie Parker

Seafire (Seafire #1) By: Natalie C. Parker Publisher: Razorbill Publication Date: August 28th, 2018 Format: Hardcover After her family is killed by corrupt warlord … More Yo-Ho, My Sisters, Yo-Ho, or my review of Seafire by Natalie Parker »

Late to the Party, or my review of Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard

Red Queen (Red Queen #1) By: Victoria Aveyard  Publisher: HarperTeen Publication Date: February 10th, 2015 Format: Hardcover This is a world divided by blood … More Late to the Party, or my review of Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard »

Curbing curiosities, or an interview with Brenda Drake, author of Analiese Rising (and a giveaway)

 

Reading Resolutions for 2019

As I was formatting my list of resolutions for 2019, I had one thing that I was hesitant to put down: read more books. … More Reading Resolutions for 2019 »

There’s only one writer who can write a teenage assassin like this, or my review of Catwoman: Soulstealer by Sarah J. Maas

Catwoman: Soulstealer (DC Icons #3) By: Sarah J. Maas Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Publication Date: August 7th, 2018 Format: Hardcover When … More There’s only one writer who can write a teenage assassin like this, or my review of Catwoman: Soulstealer by Sarah J. Maas »

All in the name of SCIENCE, or my review of The Lady’s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy

The Lady's Guide to Petticoats and Piracy (Montague Siblings #2) By: Mackenzi Lee  Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books Publication Date: October 2nd, 2018 Format: Hardcover … More All in the name of SCIENCE, or my review of The Lady’s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy »

Silver and Snow, or my review of Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik

Spinning Silver By: Naomi Novik  Publisher: Del Rey Publication Date: July 10th, 2018 Format: Hardcover Miryem is the daughter and granddaughter of moneylenders... but … More Silver and Snow, or my review of Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik »

Buffy but Southern, or my review of Rebel Belle by Rachel Hawkins

Rebel Belle (Rebel Belle #1) By: Rachel Hawkins Publisher: Putnam Juvenile Publication Date: April 8th, 2014 Format: Hardcover Harper Price, peerless Southern belle, was … More Buffy but Southern, or my review of Rebel Belle by Rachel Hawkins »

If I Knew Then What I Know Now About Writing, or a guest post with Erica Cameron author of War of Storms (and a giveaway)

 

Christina Bauer’s top ten favorite things about Shifters and Glyphs and her series Fairy Tales of the Magicorum (and a giveaway)

 

Navigating an Ocean, or my review of A Very Large Expanse of Sea

A Very Large Expanse of Sea By: Tahereh Mafi  Publisher: HarperTeen Publication Date: October 16th, 2018 Format: Hardcover It’s 2002, a year after 9/11. … More Navigating an Ocean, or my review of A Very Large Expanse of Sea »

Hell is Empty, or my review of Before the Devil Breaks You

Before the Devil Breaks You (The Diviners #3) By: Libba Bray Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Publication Date: October 3rd 2017 Format: … More Hell is Empty, or my review of Before the Devil Breaks You »

Shadow Plays, or my review of For A Muse of Fire

For a Muse of Fire (For a Muse of Fire #1) By: Heidi Heilig  Publisher: Greenwillow Books Publication Date: September 25, 2018 Format: Hardcover … More Shadow Plays, or my review of For A Muse of Fire »

Bow to our new AI Overlord, or my review of Wildcard

Wildcard (Warcross #2) By: Marie Lu  Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers Publication Date: September 18th, 2018 Format: Hardcover Emika Chen barely made … More Bow to our new AI Overlord, or my review of Wildcard »

Preheat that oven and turn up the romance knob, or a recipe for War of the Wilted with Amber Mitchell (and a giveaway)

 

Death and the Composer, or my review of Wintersong by S. Jae-Jones

Wintersong (Wintersong #1) By: S. Jae-Jones Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books Publication Date: February 7th 2017 Format: Hardcover The last night of the year. Now … More Death and the Composer, or my review of Wintersong by S. Jae-Jones »

Hollywood Glam, or the Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo By: Taylor Jenkins Reid  Publisher: Atria Books Publication Date: June 13th, 2017 Format: Hardcover Evelyn Hugo is finally … More Hollywood Glam, or the Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo »

You’ve never seen villains like these, or my review of Vicious by V.E. Schwab

Vicious (Villains, #1) By: V.E. Schwab Publisher: Tor Books Publication Date: September 24th, 2013 Format: Hardcover Victor and Eli started out as college roommates—brilliant, … More You’ve never seen villains like these, or my review of Vicious by V.E. Schwab »

Curbing curiosities, or an interview with S.M. Beiko author of Children of the Bloodlands (and a giveaway)

 

Curbing curiosities, or an interview with Kerri Maniscalco author of Escaping from Houdini (and a giveaway)

 

The befuddlement starts on page one, or my review of The Raging Ones

The Raging Ones (The Raging Ones #1) By: Krista and Becca Ritchie Publisher: Wednesday Books Publication Date: August 14th, 2018 Format: eARC In a … More The befuddlement starts on page one, or my review of The Raging Ones »

Curbing curiosities, or an interview with Kendare Blake author of Two Dark Reigns (and a giveaway)

 

When your character can’t remember his own name and other behind the scenes facts from Meg Kassel author of Keeper of the Bees (and a giveaway)

 

Djinn politics are as complicated as ours, or my review of the City of Brass

City of Brass (the Daevabad Trilogy #1) By: S.A. Chakraborty Publisher: Harper Voyager Publication Date: November 14th, 2017 Format: Hardcover Nahri has never believed … More Djinn politics are as complicated as ours, or my review of the City of Brass »

Curbing curiosities, or an interview with Aden Polydoros author of Project Prometheus (and a giveaway)

 

In which we help Devon Taylor, author of The Soul Keepers, save his characters’ backstories from the bottom of his desk drawer (and a giveaway)

 

Finally putting a face to a name, or the cover reveal for The Wolf of the Baskervilles by Majanka Verstraete

Author Majanka Verstraete has written more than twenty unique works of fiction. A native of Belgium, Majanka’s novels explore the true nature of monsters: … More Finally putting a face to a name, or the cover reveal for The Wolf of the Baskervilles by Majanka Verstraete »

A Drop in the Ocean, or my review of The Ocean at the end of the Lane, by Neil Gaiman

The Ocean at the End of the Lane By: Neil Gaiman  Publisher: William Morrow Books Publication Date: June 18th, 2013 Format: Hardcover Sussex, England. … More A Drop in the Ocean, or my review of The Ocean at the end of the Lane, by Neil Gaiman »

Curbing curiosities, or an interview with V.S. McGrath author of The Devil’s Standoff (and a giveaway)

 

We can all relate to the Evil Queen, or my review of Forest of a Thousand Lanterns

Forest of a Thousand Lanterns (Rise of the Empress #1) By: Julie C. Dao  Publisher: Philomel Books Publication Date: October 10th, 2017 Format: Hardcover … More We can all relate to the Evil Queen, or my review of Forest of a Thousand Lanterns »

Rewriting scenes and the real world to make your book work with Echoes author Alice Reeds (and a giveaway)

 

If there’s Smoke, theres…or my review of Smoke in the Sun

Smoke in the Sun (Flame in the Mist #2) By: Renee Ahdieh Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons Publication Date: June 5th 2018 Format: Hardcover For … More If there’s Smoke, theres…or my review of Smoke in the Sun »

Your new favorite female character Or my review of Leah on the Offbeat

Leah on the Offbeat (Creekwood #2) By: Becky Albertalli Publisher: HarperCollins/Balzar + Bray Publication Date: April 24th 2018 Format: Hardcover Leah Burke—girl-band drummer, master … More Your new favorite female character Or my review of Leah on the Offbeat »

That moment when you should just admit that your love triangle isn’t a love triangle any more because one side is just better, or my review of Between Frost and Fury

Between Frost and Fury (The Xenith Trilogy) By: Chani Lynn Feener Publisher: Swoon Reads Publication Date: July 24th, 2018 Format: ARC Delaney has been … More That moment when you should just admit that your love triangle isn’t a love triangle any more because one side is just better, or my review of Between Frost and Fury »

Finally putting a face to a name, or the cover reveal for Sugar Spells by Lola Dodge

Lola Dodge is a compulsive traveler, baker, and procrastinator. She earned her BA in English from Stonehill College and MFA in Writing Popular Fiction from Seton … More Finally putting a face to a name, or the cover reveal for Sugar Spells by Lola Dodge »

The power of setting and passive aggressive relationships with Jennifer Honeybourn author of When Life Gives You Demons (and a giveaway)

 

The road to publication and the darlings that died along the way with Danielle Banas author of The Supervillain and Me (and a giveaway)

 

High School Film Reel, or my review of From Twinkle, With Love

From Twinkle, With Love By: Sandhya Menon  Publisher: Simon Pulse Publication Date: May 22nd 2018 Format: Hardcover Aspiring filmmaker and wallflower Twinkle Mehra has … More High School Film Reel, or my review of From Twinkle, With Love »

Finally putting a face to a name, or the cover reveal for Seventh Born by Monica Sanz

Monica Sanz has been writing from the moment she could string together a sentence. Her stories have come a long way from mysterious portals … More Finally putting a face to a name, or the cover reveal for Seventh Born by Monica Sanz »

Behind the scenes of the creation of A Study in Shifters with author Majanka Verstraete (and a giveaway)

 

Finally putting a face to a name, or the cover reveal for We Told Six Lies by Victoria Scott

Victoria Scott is the acclaimed author of nine novels including FIRE & FLOOD, THE COLLECTOR, and the upcoming WE TOLD SIX LIES (March 2019). … More Finally putting a face to a name, or the cover reveal for We Told Six Lies by Victoria Scott »

A Rising Starr, or my review of The Hate U Give

The Hate U Give By: Angie Thomas Publisher: Balzer + Bray Publication Date: February 28th 2017 Format: Hardcover Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two … More A Rising Starr, or my review of The Hate U Give »

Finally putting a face to a name, or the cover reveal for Circle of Shadows by Evelyn Skye

Evelyn Skye is the NEW YORK TIMES Bestselling author of THE CROWN'S GAME and its sequel, THE CROWN'S FATE. Evelyn was once offered a … More Finally putting a face to a name, or the cover reveal for Circle of Shadows by Evelyn Skye »

badass poet, or my review of the Poet X

The Poet X By: Elizabeth Acevedo Publisher: HarperTeen Publication Date: March 26th, 2018 Format: Hardcover A young girl in Harlem discovers slam poetry as … More badass poet, or my review of the Poet X »

A recipe for a sequel with Amanda McCrina, author of Blood Oath

Blood Oath (Blood Oath #2) By: Amanda McCrina Publisher: Month9Books Publication Date: June 19th, 2018 The aftermath of what happened in the capital has … More A recipe for a sequel with Amanda McCrina, author of Blood Oath »

The “hot d*mn” boys from the mind of JLA strike again, or my review of Torn

Torn (A Wicked Trilogy #2) By: Jennifer L Armentrout Publisher: Self Published Publication Date: July 19th, 2016 Format: Kindle Torn between duty and survival, … More The “hot d*mn” boys from the mind of JLA strike again, or my review of Torn »

A step towards Justyce, or my review of Dear Martin

Dear Martin By: Nic Stone Publisher: Crown Books for Young Readers Publication Date: October 17th 2017 Format: Hardcover Raw, captivating, and undeniably real, Nic … More A step towards Justyce, or my review of Dear Martin »

Drakes, and trials, and dense love interests, oh my, or my review of Onyx & Ivory

Onyx & Ivory (Rime Chronicles #1) By: Mindee Arnett Publisher: Balzer + Bray Publication Date: May 15th, 2018 Format: eARC They call her Traitor … More Drakes, and trials, and dense love interests, oh my, or my review of Onyx & Ivory »

Finally putting a face to a name, or the cover reveal for Keeper of the Bees by Meg Kassel

Meg Kassel is an author of fantasy and speculative books for young adults. A graduate of Parson's School of Design, she’s been creating stories, … More Finally putting a face to a name, or the cover reveal for Keeper of the Bees by Meg Kassel »

Reincarnated girl power or my review of Aru Shah and the End of Time

Aru Shah and the End of Time  By: Roshani Chokshi Publisher: Rick Riordan Presents Publication Date: March 27th 2018 Format: Hardcover Twelve-year-old Aru Shah … More Reincarnated girl power or my review of Aru Shah and the End of Time »

Finally putting a face to a name, or the cover reveal for Fairies and Frosting by Christina Bauer (and a giveaway)

Christina Bauer knows how to tell stories about kick-ass women. In her best selling Angelbound series, the heroine is a part-demon girl who loves … More Finally putting a face to a name, or the cover reveal for Fairies and Frosting by Christina Bauer (and a giveaway) »

Love geometry and the return of the stalky vampire, or my review of Black Five

Black Five By: J. Lynn Bailey Publisher: Poorhouse Publising Publication Date: November 2015 Format: eARC No one ever accused Penelope Jackson of being normal, … More Love geometry and the return of the stalky vampire, or my review of Black Five »

Finally putting a face to a name, or the cover reveal for Second Star by JM Sullivan

An avid reader and hopeless fangirl, J.M. Sullivan shamelessly fantasized that this was, in fact, her AUROR bio, but has since determined AUTHOR bio to … More Finally putting a face to a name, or the cover reveal for Second Star by JM Sullivan »

An Immortal view of Humanity, or my review of Circe

Circe By: Madeline Miller Publisher: Lee Bourdreaux Books Publication Date: April 10th 2018 Format: Hardcover In the house of Helios, god of the sun … More An Immortal view of Humanity, or my review of Circe »

Awkward Bridge Book, or my review of A Court of Frost and Starlight

A Court of Frost and Starlight (A Court of Thorns and Roses #3.1) By: Sarah J. Maas Publisher: Bloomsbury YA Publication Date: May 1st, … More Awkward Bridge Book, or my review of A Court of Frost and Starlight »

Your best friend is a ghost, your love interest is a demon hunter, and your other average teenage girl problems, or my review of The Dark World

The Dark World By: Cara Lynn Shultz Publisher: Harlequin Teen Publication Date: May 27th, 2014 Format: Kindle Paige Kelly is used to weird--in fact, … More Your best friend is a ghost, your love interest is a demon hunter, and your other average teenage girl problems, or my review of The Dark World »

Black girl badasses (and zombie killers), or my review of Dread Nation

Dread Nation (Dread Nation #1) By: Justina Ireland Publisher: Balzer + Bray Publication Date: April 3rd, 2018 Format: Hardcover Jane McKeene was born two … More Black girl badasses (and zombie killers), or my review of Dread Nation »

Finally putting a face to a name, or the cover reveal for The Sign of The Serpent by Majanka Verstraete (and a giveaway)

The FREE sampler of A STUDY IN SHIFTERS is available now! Author Majanka Verstraete has written more than twenty unique works of fiction. A native of Belgium, … More Finally putting a face to a name, or the cover reveal for The Sign of The Serpent by Majanka Verstraete (and a giveaway) »

Curbing curiosities, or an interview with Rebecca Ross author of The Queen’s Rising (and a giveaway)

 

Witchcraft and warped opinions, or my review of Catching Stars

Catching Stars By: Cayla Keenan Publisher: OfTomes Publishing Publication Date: May 8th, 2018 Format: eARC Witch. Betrayal. Hunted. Jayin Ijaad is in hiding. A … More Witchcraft and warped opinions, or my review of Catching Stars »

Journey into the Hinterlands with us, or my review of The Hazel Wood

The Hazel Wood (The Hazel Wood #1) By: Melissa Albert  Publisher: Flatiron Books Publication Date: January 30th 2018 Format: Hardcover Seventeen-year-old Alice and her … More Journey into the Hinterlands with us, or my review of The Hazel Wood »

Curbing curiosities, or an interview with Cindy Anstey author of Suitors and Sabotage (and a giveaway)

 

The enduring power of glitter and pink, or my review of Not if I Save You First

Not if I Save You First By: Ally Carter  Publisher: Scholastic Publication Date: March 27th, 2018 Format: Hardcover Maddie thought she and Logan would … More The enduring power of glitter and pink, or my review of Not if I Save You First »

Finally putting a face to a name, or a cover reveal for Death by the River by Alexandrea Weis and Lucas Astor

  Lucas Astor is from New York, has resided in Central America and the Middle East, and traveled through Europe. He lives a very private, virtually reclusive … More Finally putting a face to a name, or a cover reveal for Death by the River by Alexandrea Weis and Lucas Astor »

Curbing curiosities, or an interview with Jae Waller author of The Call of the Rift: Flight (and a giveaway)

 

Finally putting a face to a name, or the cover reveal for Starburner by Claire Luana (and a giveaway)

Claire Luana grew up reading everything she could get her hands on and writing every chance she could. Eventually, adulthood won out, and she turned her … More Finally putting a face to a name, or the cover reveal for Starburner by Claire Luana (and a giveaway) »

Miracles Abound, or my review of All the Crooked Saints

All the Crooked Saints  By: Maggie Stiefvater  Publisher: Scholastic Press Publication Date: October 10th, 2017 Format: Hardcover Here is a thing everyone wants: a … More Miracles Abound, or my review of All the Crooked Saints »

Words, words, words, or an excerpt from To Right the Wrongs by Sheryl Scarborough (and a giveaway)

 

Its almost Easter, time to find a Necromancer, or my review of Hold me Closer, Necromancer

Hold me Closer, Necromancer (Necromancer #1) By: Lish McBride  Publisher: Henry Holt and Company Publication Date: October 12, 2010 Format: Hardcover Sam leads a … More Its almost Easter, time to find a Necromancer, or my review of Hold me Closer, Necromancer »

Curbing curiosities, or an interview with Tessa Gratton author of The Queens of Innis Lear (and a giveaway)

 

Author spotlight with Roshani Chokshi, author of Aru Shah and the End of Time

Aru Shah and the End of Time (Pandava Quartet #1) By: Roshani Chokshi Publisher: Rick Riordan Presents Publication Date: March 27th, 2018 Twelve-year-old Aru … More Author spotlight with Roshani Chokshi, author of Aru Shah and the End of Time »

The meta and the omega, or my review of Obsiodio

Obsidio (The Illuminae Files #3) By: Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers Publication Date: March 13th, 2018 Format: Hardcover … More The meta and the omega, or my review of Obsiodio »

Introducing the kick-ass ladies of the Lady Luck from Over Raging Tides with author Jennifer Ellision (and a giveaway)

 

Finally putting a face to a name, or the cover reveal for Kiss of the Royal

Lindsey Duga is a middle grade and young adult writer with a passion for fantasy, science fiction, and basically any genre that takes you … More Finally putting a face to a name, or the cover reveal for Kiss of the Royal »

What Talia and Will are listening to with Audrey Grey and Krystal Wade authors of Our Dark Stars (and a giveaway)

 

A world starting over, or my review of Children of Blood and Bone

Children of Blood and Bone (Legacy of Orisha, #1) By: Tomi Adeyemi Publisher: Henry Holt Books for Young Readers Publication Date: March 6, 2018 … More A world starting over, or my review of Children of Blood and Bone »

The evolution of Evelyn, deleted scenes, and unnecessary babies with Tarun Shanker and Kelly Zekas the authors of These Vengeful Souls (and a giveaway)

 

In need of an infusion of fairy tales–look no further, or my review of Language of Thorns

The Language of Thorns By: Leigh Bardugo  Publisher: Imprint Publication Date: September 26, 2017 Format: Hardcover Love speaks in flowers. Truth requires thorns. Travel … More In need of an infusion of fairy tales–look no further, or my review of Language of Thorns »

Curbing curiosities, or an interview with Mary Weber author of Reclaiming Shilo Snow (and a giveaway)

 

A Heroic conclusion to a rebellious series, or my review of Hero at the Fall

Hero at the Fall (Rebel of the Sands #3) By: Alwyn Hamilton  Publisher: Faber & Faber Publication Date: January 30th, 2018 Format: Paperback Once, in … More A Heroic conclusion to a rebellious series, or my review of Hero at the Fall »

The only person in the room with a clue and the bad boy metal detector sister, or my review of Lies That Bind

Lies That Bind (Anastasia Pheonix #2) By: Diana Rodriguez Wallach Publisher: EntangledTEEN Publication Date: March 6th, 2018 Format: eARC The Italian Job meets Bourne … More The only person in the room with a clue and the bad boy metal detector sister, or my review of Lies That Bind »

Curbing curiosities, or an interview with Alexandra Monir author of The Final Six (and a giveaway)

 

Space boyfriends and alien assholes, or my review of Amid Stars and Darkness

Amid Stars and Darkness (The Xenith Trilogy #1) By: Chani Lynn Feener Publisher: Swoon Reads Publication Date: July 18th, 2017 Format: ARC Delaney’s entire … More Space boyfriends and alien assholes, or my review of Amid Stars and Darkness »

The Magic of Mystics, or my review of the Passion of Dolssa

The Passion of Dolssa By: Julie Berry Publisher: Viking Books for Young Readers Publication Date: April 12, 2016 Format: Hardcover Dolssa is a young … More The Magic of Mystics, or my review of the Passion of Dolssa »

A look at beauty that is as lush as it is chilling, or my review of The Belles

The Belles (The Belles #1) By: Dhonielle Clayton Publisher: Disney-Hyperion Publication Date: February 6th, 2018 Format: Hardcover Camellia Beauregard is a Belle. In the … More A look at beauty that is as lush as it is chilling, or my review of The Belles »

In Defense of the Teen Romance, or a Valentines Day rant by yours truly

How many times have you, dear reader, casually heard some ignorant person try to diss YA/teen literature by bringing up Twilight? Too many times to … More In Defense of the Teen Romance, or a Valentines Day rant by yours truly »

Story bibles and staying organized, or wrapping up a series with Brenda Drake author of Assassin of Truths (and a giveaway)

 

YES to the awkward nerdy magic boy, or my review of Tempests and Slaughter

Tempests and Slaughter (Numair Chronicles #1) By: Tamora Pierce  Publisher: Random House Publication Date: February 6th, 2018 Format: Hardcover Arram. Varice. Ozorne. In the … More YES to the awkward nerdy magic boy, or my review of Tempests and Slaughter »

Finally putting a face to a name, or the cover reveal for Slippers and Thieves (and a giveaway)

Christina Bauer knows how to tell stories about kick-ass women. In her best selling Angelbound series, the heroine is a part-demon girl who loves … More Finally putting a face to a name, or the cover reveal for Slippers and Thieves (and a giveaway) »

Words, words, words, or an excerpt from Say You’ll Remember Me by Katie McGarry (and a giveaway)

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Extraneous fiber rotary units, or my review of Spindle Fire

Spindle Fire (Spindle Fire #1) By: Lexa Hillyer Publisher: Harper Collins Publication Date: April 11th, 2017 Format: eARC A kingdom burns. A princess sleeps. … More Extraneous fiber rotary units, or my review of Spindle Fire »

Finally putting a face to a name, or the cover reveal for True Storm by L.E. Sterling

L.E. Sterling had an early obsession with sci-fi, fantasy and romance to which she remained faithful even through an M.A. in Creative Writing and … More Finally putting a face to a name, or the cover reveal for True Storm by L.E. Sterling »

Finally putting a face to a name, or the cover reveal for Bring Me Their Hearts by Sara Wolf

In a new series Publishers Weekly has listed as “one of the most anticipated YA’s of 2018”, we’re excited to share the cover for … More Finally putting a face to a name, or the cover reveal for Bring Me Their Hearts by Sara Wolf »

Batman: A Prequel, or my review of Batman: Nightwalker

Batman: Nightwalker (DC Icons #2) By: Marie Lu  Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Publication Date: January 2nd 2018 Format: Hardcover Before he … More Batman: A Prequel, or my review of Batman: Nightwalker »

Finally putting a face to a name, or the cover reveal for The Devil’s Standoff by V.S. McGrath

Vicki So, writing as V. S. McGrath, is a published romance author (as Vicki Essex) and has six books with Harlequin Superromance: Her Son’s Hero (July 2011); Back to the … More Finally putting a face to a name, or the cover reveal for The Devil’s Standoff by V.S. McGrath »

Finally putting a face to a name, or the cover reveal for Hiding Lies by Julie Cross

Julie Cross is a NYT and USA Today bestselling author of New Adult and Young Adult fiction, including the Tempest series, a young adult … More Finally putting a face to a name, or the cover reveal for Hiding Lies by Julie Cross »

Writing a character who is you, down to the baking, with Lola Dodge author of Deadly Sweet (and a giveaway)

 

Dance, dance, dance, or my review of The Midnight Dance

The Midnight Dance By: Nikki Katz Publisher: Swoon Reads Publication Date: October 17th, 2017 Format: eARC When the music stops, the dance begins. Seventeen-year-old … More Dance, dance, dance, or my review of The Midnight Dance »

Outrageous Google searches and the craziest things in the name of writing with Kristen Orlando (and a giveaway)

 

A story about a Kingmaker is always a good story, or my review of the Cruel Prince

The Cruel Prince (Folk of the Air #1) By: Holly Black  Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Publication Date: January 2nd, 2018 Format: … More A story about a Kingmaker is always a good story, or my review of the Cruel Prince »

The rogue, the love interest, and the crusty bluestocking go on a trip, or my review of The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue

The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue (Guide #1) By: Mackenzie Lee Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books Publication Date: June 27th, 2017 Format: Hardcover Henry … More The rogue, the love interest, and the crusty bluestocking go on a trip, or my review of The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue »

Our 2018 New Years Resolution

In which Em and I beg your forgiveness for our lack of attention to the blog these past few months, and make our New … More Our 2018 New Years Resolution »

Curbing curiosities, or an interview with Erica Cameron author of Sea of Strangers (and a giveaway)

 

Writing across genres and when it matters and when it doesn’t with Mary Weber author of The Evaporation of Sofi Snow (and a giveaway)

 

Curbing curiosities, or an interview with Lydia Kang author of The November Girl (and a giveaway)

 

Curbing curiosities, or an interview with Erin Summerill author of Ever the Brave (and a giveaway)

 

Finally putting a face to a name, or the cover reveal for Warning Call by Danny Bell

My name is Danny Bell. I want to tell stories and avoid writing author profiles. I read—when I should be interacting with people, I named my … More Finally putting a face to a name, or the cover reveal for Warning Call by Danny Bell »

Finally putting a face to a name, or the cover reveal for Beneath the Lighthouse

Julieanne Lynch is an author of urban fantasy and contemporary fiction for both adults and teens. Julieanne lives in Northern Ireland, with her husband and five children, … More Finally putting a face to a name, or the cover reveal for Beneath the Lighthouse »

Finally putting a face to a name, or the cover reveal for The Life and Death Parade (and a giveaway)

Eliza Wass is an author, journalist and the wife of the late musician Alan Wass. Her debut novel, The Cresswell Plot, was published in … More Finally putting a face to a name, or the cover reveal for The Life and Death Parade (and a giveaway) »

Finally putting a face to a name, or the cover reveal for A Monster Like Me

Pamela Sparkman grew up in Alabama. She became an avid reader at a young age. The written word has always fascinated her and she wrote her first short … More Finally putting a face to a name, or the cover reveal for A Monster Like Me »

Dream a little dream of me, or my review of Lair of Dreams

Lair of Dreams (Diviners #2) By: Libba Bray Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Publication Date: August 25th, 2015 Format: Hardcover The longing … More Dream a little dream of me, or my review of Lair of Dreams »

One left standing, or my review of One Dark Throne

One Dark Throne (Three Dark Crowns) By: Kendare Blake Publisher: HarperTeen Publication Date: September 19th, 2017 Format: Hardcover The battle for the Crown has … More One left standing, or my review of One Dark Throne »

Just stopping by, or an interview with Emmy Laybourne and a review of her new book Berserker (and a giveaway)

 

Curbing curiosities, or an interview with S.M. Beiko and an excerpt from her book Scion of the Fox

 

Monsters, which as they kiss, consume, or my review of Our Dark Duet

Our Dark Duet (Monsters of Verity #2) By: Victoria Schwab  Publisher: Greenwillow Books Publication Date: June 13th, 2017 Format: Hardcover THE WORLD IS BREAKING. … More Monsters, which as they kiss, consume, or my review of Our Dark Duet »

Finally putting a face to a name, or the cover reveal for Fire and Bone (and a giveaway)

Rachel A. Marks is a cancer survivor, a writer and artist, a surfer and dirt-bike rider, chocolate lover and keeper of faerie secrets. Her four kids … More Finally putting a face to a name, or the cover reveal for Fire and Bone (and a giveaway) »

Curbing curiosities, or an interview with Hazel Black author of The Gifts of Our Mothers (and a giveaway)

 

Finally putting a face to a name, or the cover reveal for Ignited

Alexis Marrero Deese is an avid reader of young adult and fantasy. Her favorite authors include Brandon Sanderson, Jaqueline Carey, and Orson Scott Card. … More Finally putting a face to a name, or the cover reveal for Ignited »

These violent delights have monstrous ends, or my review of This Savage Song

This Savage Song (Monsters of Verity, #1) By: Victoria (V.E.) Schwab Publisher: Greenwillow Books Publication Date: July 5th, 2016 Format: Hardcover There’s no such … More These violent delights have monstrous ends, or my review of This Savage Song »

Finally putting a face to a name, or the cover reveal for Of Bells and Thorns (and a giveaway)

Valentina Cano is a student of classical singing who spends whatever free time she has either reading or writing. She also watches over a … More Finally putting a face to a name, or the cover reveal for Of Bells and Thorns (and a giveaway) »

Grafitti Magic with a side of social justice, or my review of Shadowhouse Fall

Shadowhouse Fall (Shadowshaper #2) By: Daniel Jose Older  Publisher: Arthur A. Levine Books Publication Date: September 12th, 2017 Format: Hardcover Shadowhouse rising Sierra and … More Grafitti Magic with a side of social justice, or my review of Shadowhouse Fall »

Marie Lu at Malaprops

Imagine a small grey car careening up the  side of the mountain. Two humans and a dog are in it, the dog the only … More Marie Lu at Malaprops »

Finally putting a face to a name, or the cover reveal for Brave (and a giveaway)

# 1 NEW YORK TIMES Bestselling author Jennifer lives in Martinsburg, West Virginia. All the rumors you’ve heard about her state aren’t true. When … More Finally putting a face to a name, or the cover reveal for Brave (and a giveaway) »

The future is Technicolor, or my review of Warcross by Marie Lu

Warcross (Warcross #1) By: Marie Lu Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Son's Books for Young Readers Publication Date: September 12th, 2017 Format: Hardcover For the millions … More The future is Technicolor, or my review of Warcross by Marie Lu »

Finally putting a face to a name, or the cover reveal for Sinister Souls & Dead Things

Martina McAtee lives in Jupiter, Florida with her teenage daughters, her best friend, two attack Chihuahua’s and two shady looking cats. By day she … More Finally putting a face to a name, or the cover reveal for Sinister Souls & Dead Things »

A beautifully grotesque fairytale read, or my review of Maresi

Maresi (The Red Abbey Chronicles #1) By: Maria Turtschaninoff  Publisher: Harry N. Abrams (English Edition) Publication Date: January 3rd, 2017 Format: Hardcover Only women … More A beautifully grotesque fairytale read, or my review of Maresi »

How to not adapt an adaptation with F.M. Boughan author of Cinderella, Necromancer (and a giveaway)

 

Curbing curiosities, or an interview with Heather Fawcett author of Even the Darkest Stars (and a giveaway)

 

Finally putting a face to a name, or the Cover Reveal for Deadly Sweet

Lola Dodge is a compulsive traveler, baker, and procrastinator. She earned her BA in English from Stonehill College and MFA in Writing Popular Fiction from Seton Hill … More Finally putting a face to a name, or the Cover Reveal for Deadly Sweet »

Of Course Wonder Woman is Wonderful, or my review of Wonder Woman: Warbringer

Wonder Woman: Warbringer (DC Icons #1) By: Leigh Bardugo  Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Publication Date: August 29th, 2017 Format: Hardcover She … More Of Course Wonder Woman is Wonderful, or my review of Wonder Woman: Warbringer »

Body Parts author Jessica Kapp talks original drafts and what she kept and lost along the way to a final book (and a giveaway)

 

Lost Princess Politics, or my review of Take the Key and Lock Her up

Take the Key and Lock Her Up (Embassy Row #3) By: Ally Carter Publisher:  Scholastic Publication Date: December 27th, 2016 Format: Hardcover The princess … More Lost Princess Politics, or my review of Take the Key and Lock Her up »

Finally putting a face to a name, or the cover reveal for Sunburner by Claire Luana

Claire Luana grew up reading everything she could get her hands on and writing every chance she could. Eventually, adulthood won out, and she turned her … More Finally putting a face to a name, or the cover reveal for Sunburner by Claire Luana »

Finally putting a face to a name, or the cover reveal for Spell Book and Scandal

Award-winning author Jen McConnel writes NA, YA, and nonfiction. When she isn’t writing, she can be found on her yoga mat or wandering off on another … More Finally putting a face to a name, or the cover reveal for Spell Book and Scandal »

Author spotlight with Aden Polydoros, author of Project Pandora

Project Pandora (Assassin Fall #1) By: Aden Polydoros Publisher: EntangledTEEN Publication Date: August 1st, 2017 Tyler Bennett trusts no one. Just another foster kid … More Author spotlight with Aden Polydoros, author of Project Pandora »

Finally putting a face to a name, or the cover reveal for The Consort

K.A. Linde grew up as a military brat and created fantastical stories based off of her love for Disney movies, fairy tales, and Star … More Finally putting a face to a name, or the cover reveal for The Consort »

Fictional High-Stakes Politics, or my review of See How They Run

See How They Run (Embassy Row #2) By: Ally Carter Publisher: Scholastic Press Publication Date: December 22nd, 2015 Format: Hardcover Inside every secret, there's … More Fictional High-Stakes Politics, or my review of See How They Run »