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The Black Veins blog tour // Review + Author Q&A

Today, for my stop on The Black Veins blog tour I’m excited to be sharing a Q&A with Ashia Monet and my review of the book. Make sure to check out tour host CW’s post as well as the other posts listed below! Sixteen-year-old Blythe is one of seven Guardians: magicians powerful enough to cause… Continue reading The Black Veins blog tour // Review + Author Q&A

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Blog tour: Girl Gone Viral // A gripping new addition to the 2019 YA scene

Author: Arvin Ahmadi Pages: 384 Edition: e-ARC Genres: YA, sci-fi, contemporary, romance Rating: 4 stars CWs: Trauma, depression, cyber-bullying, on-page death, alcoholism, insomnia, discussions of suicide. For seventeen-year-old Opal Hopper, code is magic. She builds entire worlds from scratch: Mars craters, shimmering lakes, any virtual experience her heart desires. But she can’t code her dad… Continue reading Blog tour: Girl Gone Viral // A gripping new addition to the 2019 YA scene

Blog Tours · Q&As

Summer Bird Blue blog tour // Akemi Dawn Bowman tells us why she wrote about grief and how music has influenced her life (Q&A)

Today is my stop on the Summer Bird Blue blog tour, and I’m thrilled to be able to share a Q&A with author, Akemi Dawn Bowman. Akemi shares details on how her writing process has changed from her first book, Starfish, to Summer Bird Blue, the importance of talking about mental health, and what’s next… Continue reading Summer Bird Blue blog tour // Akemi Dawn Bowman tells us why she wrote about grief and how music has influenced her life (Q&A)

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Blog tour // Bloom by Kevin Panetta

Author/artist: Kevin Panetta and Savanna Ganucheau Pages: 368 Released: 29th January 2019 Edition: e-ARC Read: 18th – 27th January 2019 Rating: 4.5 stars Now that high school is over, Ari is dying to move to the big city with his ultra-hip band―if he can just persuade his dad to let him quit his job at… Continue reading Blog tour // Bloom by Kevin Panetta

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Most anticipated 2019 releases by Muslim authors

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together. This week’s theme is: January 8: Most Anticipated Releases for the First Half of… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Most anticipated 2019 releases by Muslim authors

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Dynamic sibling relationships in YA

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together. This week’s theme is: November 27: Platonic Relationships In Books (friendships, parent/child, siblings, family,… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Dynamic sibling relationships in YA

Nanowrimo

Why I’m not doing NaNoWriMo this year

Yup, I said it, I’m not doing NaNoWriMo this year. I’d be lying if  I said I didn’t want to and I almost caved on October 31st, but I made myself a promise. I know what happened last year, and I told myself I wouldn’t do NaNo this year because of it. NaNoWriMo – National… Continue reading Why I’m not doing NaNoWriMo this year

features

BBC Young Writers’ Award // Unspoken by Lottie Mills

This year marks the fourth year of the BBC Young Writers’ Award,which invites all 14 – 18-year-olds living in the United Kingdom to submit short stories of up to 1,000 words. The Award was launched as part of the tenth anniversary celebrations for the BBC National Short Story Award and aims to inspire and encourage… Continue reading BBC Young Writers’ Award // Unspoken by Lottie Mills

Blog Tours · Book Reviews

Blog Tour: Book review – Vicious Rumer

Today I’m excited to share my review for the Vicious Rumer blog tour. This book is an enigmatic thriller about a girl running from her past, a curse, and a mobster, and I’d definitely recommend it for readers into murder mysteries and crime thrillers. I’m slightly late with my post, as my original spot on… Continue reading Blog Tour: Book review – Vicious Rumer