Just stopping by, or the blog tour review for Haunted Echoes (and a giveaway)

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By Emma Bloom

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Cover Snobbery or how I judge a book by its cover and I’m not ashamed to admit it

blue border limited cropSo, I am a Cover Snob. The only thing I love more than being surrounded by a bunch of books? Being surrounded by books with absolutely amazing covers. The YA community seems to be blessed in this aspect. Covers are, more than not, artistic and capture the theme of the book. However, there are also these things called “cover redesigns” where the whole theme of the series book covers changes and then NONE OF YOUR BOOKS MATCH ANYMORE. Ahem. But these are forgiven because some are amazing, like the Shatter Me trilogy. And then you sometimes learn about amazing covers after you have bought the not as amazing cover and then you sit with your not as amazing book, which in all actuality is the exact same book, and repent that you did not find the more amazing cover sooner. Or, the more amazing cover is only on books in Australia and shipping would cost more than the book itself and your first born child. The Abhorsen series, you tease, you.

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Who can resist a Rogue, or my review of The Lies of Locke Lamora

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by Scott Lynch

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Just stopping by, or the blog tour review for Synthetica (and a giveaway)

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By Rachel Pattinson

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Finally putting a face to a name, or the cover reveal for Dreaming of Antigone

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I read Robin Bridges’ Katerina Trilogy and loved it, so I can’t wait to see what she does when working in the contemporary genre.

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Just stopping by, or the blog tour review for Ruthless (and a giveaway)

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By Carolyn Lee Adams

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Top Ten Scary-Brilliant Leading Ladies

So badass ladies come in many different forms. Be they knife-wielders, fantastical mages, or bloody geniuses.

Let’s focus on the geniuses: these ladies can kick your ass with their brains. If they weren’t on your side, you’d piss your pants. You can’t help but root for them, and you know that they can get you out of dicey situations.

Below, we’ve gone beyond the tried and true Nancy Drew (who deserves her own list) to give you some of the best leading ladies who happen to also be blow your mind brilliant, in no particular order.

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