Brooding YA Hero by Carrie A..

Brooding YA Hero by Carrie Ann DiRisio

How does something that is so funny and on point on Twitter become so wooden and irritating as this book? Well there’s a simple answer: Broody doesn’t work as long form comedy or criticism. Yes, we’ve all seen Brooding YA Hero on Twitter. I’m sure you’ve laughed at his tweets or yelled “YES, THIS!” while […]

November 29, 2017
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McKay Bookstore, Nashville T..

McKay Bookstore, Nashville TN and other locations — Places to Go

I am always looking for a new way to find books. I have more books than I know what to do with, but it is an addiction. So even when I go on vacation, I cannot resist looking for books! Recently, I went to Nashville for the Southern Festival of Books (Cinda Williams Chima handed […]

November 28, 2017
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The Prince and the Dressmake..

The Prince and the Dressmaker by Jen Wang – Graphic Nut

I’m not usually one for graphic novels as a whole. For the most part I’ll read a comic book or two, binge a whole superhero arc in a couple days, but your YA graphic novels aren’t really my bag. HOWEVER… I was immediately intrigued when this book showed up on my doorstep. THE PRINCE AND […]

November 28, 2017
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WHICHWOOD Blog Tour

WHICHWOOD Blog Tour

We are so pleased to be part of the WHICHWOOD blog tour! Check out our playlist based on the book! Special thanks to Penguin Teen for having us! Tahereh Mafi brings readers on a dark and lush new adventure about a girl who is fated to wash the bodies of the dead in this companion […]

November 27, 2017
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NOT NOW, NOT EVER BLOG TOUR

NOT NOW, NOT EVER BLOG TOUR

  We are so happy to be part of the NOT NOW, NOT EVER blog tour! Below, check out an exclusive excerpt from Lily Anderson’s new book! About NOT NOW, NOT EVER : Elliot Gabaroche is very clear on what she isn’t going to do this summer. She isn’t going to stay home in Sacramento, […]

November 21, 2017
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AU AlternateUniverse Booksle..

AU AlternateUniverse Booksleeves- Bookish Business Review

  After the Book Beau debacle I was a little wary about book sleeve companies. Understandably, I was a bit loathe to spend any money with on. But my lovely co-blogger swore by AU Alternate Universe and proposed getting me one of their sleeves as an early Christmas present. The moment I saw this Legend […]

November 20, 2017
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Flick the Wick: Bookish Busi..

Flick the Wick: Bookish Business Review

  Erin’s Review I am so mixed on this one right now. Flick the Wick has some beautiful products. First of all, the labels are beyond gorgeous and when I ordered for the first time I was so stoked. I’d heard so many good things, seen so many beautiful pictures, drooled over the website for […]

November 19, 2017
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Discussion: Maps

Discussion: Maps

  When I get a new book there are a few things I do first. Admire the cover, stroke the spine, smell the fresh cut paper. But there’s something I enjoy much more than that, and I don’t get to do it with every book. I love nothing more than to open a new fantasy […]

November 13, 2017
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Dust and Pages Bookish Colle..

Dust and Pages Bookish Collections- Business Spotlight

When it comes to custom Pops in this community there are two names I think first. One is A Page with a View, whom we’ve already covered. The other is Dust and Pages. Dust and Pages is found on Etsy and makes everything from custom Pop figures to bookmarks to prints and pins. They do a […]

November 12, 2017
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Discussion: Deckled Edges

Discussion: Deckled Edges

If something makes a book less functional, maybe not do it. -Hank Green Deckled edges. Beautiful addition or nuisance? What are deckled edges to begin with? You know those books that have the unevenly cut pages that makes them look all bumpy and cool? That’s the deckled edge. They’re not particularlly useful, mostly just decorative […]

November 11, 2017
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