Tag: ya

Today marks the release of Maureen Johnson’s delicious new Jack the Ripper novel, The Name of the Star. It’s the first book in Johnson’s new Shades of London series, and it is an absolutely perfect October read.

Read more on The Name of the Star by Maureen Johnson…

Tahereh Mafi, debut author of the upcoming YA novel Shatter Me, is having a contest on her site. She’s giving away ARCs of her book, Ally Condie’s Crossed, and Stephanie Perkins’s Lola and the Boy Next Door (follow-up to Anna and the French Kiss, which I adored). These are all hot titles with a lot of buzz that will be released this fall. You have until this Wednesday if you’re interested in trying to win an advanced copy. Click here to get to the contest, and good luck!

Read more on Go Enter!…

If you haven’t read this book yet, go buy it.

Right now, I’ll wait.

Okay, do you have it? Good, because this is the most feel-good concoction of summer perfection I’ve ever read. I actually read it 2 months ago, and I’m still sad that I will never again have that “My God, this is amazing!” feeling of a first-time read of Anna. I envy you for just settling down with it, meeting Anna and Etienne for the first time. My friend Julie gave me a copy for my birthday in February, she was wild about this book. When I finally sat down to read it, I was so smitten I stayed up all night to finish it. I literally went to bed at 7am on a Sunday morning because I was wide awake with it and couldn’t stop reading. I can’t remember the last time that happened.

Read more on Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins…

So, my 48 hours in MotherReader’s 48 Hour Book Challenge were up as of 9pm last night. And here’s what I read this weekend, and for how long:

  • Read all of my ARC of Brian Selznick’s Wonderstruck. It was absolutely gorgeous in every way, and it took 3 hours to read.

Read more on 48 Hour Book Challenge Finish Line…

My first 24 hours in the 48 Hour Book Challenge are done. I read Brian Selznick’s Wonderstruck in 3 hours, I spent 3 hours listening to the Moon Over Manifest audiobook, & I spent 1 hour on book posts on my blog. Today, just a short post to check in, back to reading!

Read more on First 24 Hours Done….

Load More