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Libba Bray & The Diviners

The Diviners is a breath of fresh air from the other books in the YA market– TOO MANY DYSTOPIAN/SCI-FI books!– and it absolutely delivers with an awesome female lead, a creepy mystery, and a world that is richly written.

September 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

Book Review: Every Day by David Levithan

I haven’t read a book like that in awhile. I absolutely 100% loved this one. This is a beautiful story, written by David Levithan. This is a story about A. … Continue reading

June 15, 2012 · 4 Comments

Sydney Sage, The Golden Lily

Yet another installment by Richelle Mead that has left me with goofy smiles on my face, an urge to keep flipping pages, and left wanting more.

May 4, 2012 · 7 Comments

The J.K. Rowling Bomb

Watching everyone’s jaw drop in the office at the news of J.K. Rowling coming to Hachette? Pretty much the highlight of my day. But seriously- it took a couple moments … Continue reading

February 23, 2012 · 1 Comment

“Sticks and stones may break your bones but words can hurt like hell.”

When is the last time you read a Chuck Palahniuk? My boyfriend just finished Lullaby, his first Palahniuk, and I’m having some serious book envy. Perhaps it was my disappointment … Continue reading

January 20, 2012 · 2 Comments

Goodreads // 2011 Reading Challenge

Can I just say that I love Goodreads? It’s such a great way of keeping track of books that you have read, are reading, and want to read. I also … Continue reading

November 28, 2011 · Leave a comment

Teen Read Week

OK, so I know I’ve been posting a lot about these special weeks for books. First there was National Buy a Book Day then Banned Books Week… well drumroll please… … Continue reading

October 18, 2011 · Leave a comment

Book Review // Daughter of Smoke and Bone

Tomorrow, finally, Laini Taylor’s Daughter of Smoke and Bone will be released to the public! Jane & I both have wanted to write reviews, but wanted to wait until you … Continue reading

September 22, 2011 · Leave a comment

Story Time!

I know, I know… I’ve been M.I.A. lately. But, as Jane said, things have gotten a little crazy over here. I’m in training to be an interior book designer/compositor, and … Continue reading

August 20, 2011 · Leave a comment

Old Friend with a New Face

Hachette Book Group is in the process of redesigning the covers for all of Lois Duncan’s YA thriller novels, as PW announced last year. First were the famous ones: I … Continue reading

July 15, 2011 · Leave a comment

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“I think it makes more sense to write what you don’t know. To write what makes you uneasy, what you wonder about, what keeps you awake at night."

— Lois Lowry, at the BEA Children’s Book and Author Breakfast