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Book Trailer and Giveaway of The Secret Sisterhood of Heartbreakers and Swag!

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I’m so pleased and honored to be able to hold this giveaway for all you! Thank you to Lynn for being so generous in sending the book and swag. She also recently shared the trailer with me, and now I’ll share it with all of you. I think it fits the book perfectly. My review of The Secret Sisterhood of Heartbreakers can be found here. On to the trailer and giveaway And for the giveaway, here are the rules. There will be four winners: One for the ARC and swag set, and three each for the sticker and tattoo swag… Read more »

How Many Banned Classics Have You Read?

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I saw this over at The Flashlight Reader and thought it’d be interesting to see how many I’ve read.  Most of what is highlighted will have been required reading in high school or some of the few English courses I’ve taken in college. Ones I’ve read are bold and highlighted in blue! The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee The Color Purple by Alice Walker Ulysses by James Joyce Beloved by Toni Morrison The Lord of the Flies… Read more »

The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern: Book Trailer

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Many of you have probably already seen this. I just bought this book a few days ago, and am now in the middle of it, and I can’t even begin to describe how much I already love it. I wanted to share this book trailer with you guys though, give you a small taste of what it’s like! The Night Circus was released on September 13th, so it is currently available!

Dark Eden by Patrick Carman Trailer & App!

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We are excited to announce that DARK EDEN, the riveting page-turner set in a mysterious place where teenagers go to face their fears will be available everywhere on November 1st. Will Besting, along with six other teenagers, all suffer from crippling secrets and phobias. Together they are sent to Fort Eden, an old, eerie and mysterious place that holds the promise of a cure for each of them. Not knowing what to expect but eager to be cured, they take turns in mysterious fear chambers and confront their worst nightmares. When the patients emerge from the chamber, they feel emboldened by the… Read more »

100 Most Popular YA Books

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I saw this at The Phantom Paragrapher, who saw it somewhere else, and also thought it’d be fun to see how many of the books on this list I’ve read. If I have read a complete series the whole thing will be blue, if not, what I haven’t read will be in black. Same goes for for stand-alones as well of course. 1. Alex Finn – Beastly2. Alice Sebold – The Lovely Bones3. Ally Carter – Callagher Girls (1, 2, 3, 4)4. Ally Condie – Matched5. Alyson Noel – The Immortals (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6)6. Anastasia Hopcus –… Read more »

Out this Week: Lost Voices by Sarah Porter

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So back in January when I was still in the first couple of weeks of blogging I was approved for Lost Voicecs by Sarah Porter on NetGalley. I posted my review early on, before I realized it would be better to wait closer to the release date, so I’m spotlighting this book now since it comes out July 4th. My review can be found here! This is a great title for summer reading. Summary from Goodreads:Fourteen-year-old Luce has had a tough life, but she reaches the depths of despair when she is assaulted and left on the cliffs outside of a grim, gray… Read more »

Author Spotlight – New Releases

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Because I’m beside myself with excitement, I figured this would be a good outlet. This Tuesday, March 1st, there are two books I’m especially excited about that are being released, and fair warning: They’re not YA. The Black Jewels series by Anne Bishop is a rich and dark fantasy that I absolutely love. I reread every book by her every single year. And let me tell you she has quite a few. The Mercy Thompson series by Patricia Briggs is a paranormal romance, heavy on the paranormal in the beginning, and more evenly balanced between the two later on in… Read more »