I considered doing a “favorite books of 2013” list, but those are popping up all over the Internet right now, and I figured people might be getting a little tired of them. Instead, I figured I’d get a jump on posting about all the YA books I’m excited for in 2014. In order of release… Continue reading Exciting 2014 book releases!
As you know if you’ve read my last few posts, I’ve been revising. A lot. In fact, the more I revise, the more I realize I need to revise, so I’m not really any closer to being done. But, in spite of all this revising, I am still reading and have just realized that we’re… Continue reading What to read at the end of the year
For my birthday, my mother-in-law got me a hefty gift card to Barnes and Noble (well, the amount was hefty; the gift card itself was quite ordinary and small and plastic). So I went to the one at The Grove today to start spending. The Barnes and Noble at The Grove is MASSIVE. It is… Continue reading My Saturday afternoon Barnes and Noble haul
Last night, I was talking about books with some friends. One of them asked me if I’d read a particular YA book (which I will not name so as not to trash it on my blog) and what I thought because she read the first couple of chapters online. I informed her that I thought… Continue reading Fluffy Literature
No, not give up on writing, Silly. You should never give up on writing. What I mean is knowing when to give up on a book you are reading. I get bored easily. This may be a major flaw, but alas, I accept my flaws. So if I don’t like something, I usually give up on… Continue reading Knowing when to give up
As bookstores keep closing, I think more and more about where I get the books I read. Often, I order them from Amazon, but I’ve reached a point where I feel guilty doing that. Maybe I save a few bucks, but I also don’t support the very establishments that I love. Paying a bit more… Continue reading Where do you get your books?
I have only recently begun reading young adult fiction again (and, as you know, writing it) after years of thinking that I’d outgrown it. In middle school, I read YA books CONSTANTLY. Summers were the best because I had unlimited reading time and my mom is a librarian, so between that and Barnes & Noble,… Continue reading Young adult fiction: then and now