Book reviews and book blog.

Go to the #YASaves hash tag on Twitter for more and if you can’t handle graphic things stop reading here. This is probably the most scary thing I have ever done in my lifetime. I am not prone to fear, I never have been. However my blog is my safe haven in a way. People […]

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For the past two years I have been reading tons of dystopia. After reading Hunger Games I have been grabbing any book I can that has dystopic elements and voraciously tear through them. However lately while there have been some real Hunger Games style gems. I am mostly inundated with the same plot different characters […]

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During the Twitter chat for Armchair BEA yesterday I noticed tons of questions about how to request books, when should you follow up, where to find publicity contacts and more, so I decided to do my blogging about books post on just that. Requesting books. I know book blogging has had an influx of fresh […]

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So in case you have been living under a rock for the past bit, I will give you an explanation of what YA Lit Chat is. First of all it is a group on Ning where published and unpublished provide support to each other. There is a great networking and meeting new people vibe and it is […]

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Dear Bitch Media, I know that everybody and their mother will be blogging tonight about your monumental failure. I for one will offer you constructive criticism in the form of one of my satirical open letters. The first thing I would like you to know is that if you are going to do something, anything, […]

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Cheryl Rainfield’s Scars is being challenged in Boone County Kentucky by clicking the link you can go to Cheryl’s site and read her plea on why teens need this book. You can contact the library via their contact form, or on Twitter. I know it is an emotional situation but let’s try to keep it professional if you decide to […]

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I asked Robyn Schneider to write a guest post for me on Harry Potter inspired fiction. I read her Knightly Academy over a year ago and thoroughly enjoyed it. It was however not easy for me to review, I had a hard time understanding how was I supposed to review something that had already been […]

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Hey guys, I owed you a review of Entice by Carrie Jones today but I have to admit to not reading it yet. I wanted to save it for my two week Christmas holiday so that I could really enjoy it instead of the book feeling like required reading. I love this series and Carrie […]

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*EDIT* This is Scroggin’s full presentation to the school board. Skip to page 16 for highlighted passages of SPEAK and TWENTY BOY SUMMER. Sarah Ockler chimes in on her book being targeted as well. You can get a Twibbon for your Twitter by clicking here. Link to your SPEAK LOUDLY post by scrolling down. Melinda Sordino busted an […]

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Hey guys the year is over half way through and I wanted to take a minute to talk about the books that have passed through my hands this year that I have really loved. Some are out already and some are coming. These are books that you may have missed but are verily worth picking […]

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