Happy Sunday, everyone! I’m trying to pull myself out of my rut of laziness and spiff up R&R a bit by returning to some of the content I used originally. Let me know if you like the new info or if it’s just more words.
Blog Posts You May Have Missed <— This is still the same.
- Review: The Shadow Throne by Jennifer Nielsen
- Top 10 Tuesday – Popular Authors I’ve Never Read
- BEA Tips (Part One) – Getting Your Badge, Airfare, Accommodations, and Roomates
- Cover Love #46
- Review: A Death-Struck Year by Makiia Lucier
So that’s what you get in the way of blog content this week: two reviews, a tips post, a pretty cover to drool over, and a reason to scold me! You’re very welcome.
Stuff I Won<— This one, too.
- A Death-Struck Year by Makiia Lucier (from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)
- Perfect Lies by Kiersten White (from Epic Reads)
Stuff I Bought <— This one, too.
- Body & Soul (Ghost and the Goth #3) by Stacey Kade
- How To Lead A Life Of Crime by Kirsten Miller
Stuff I Received <— This one, too.
- The Cute Girl Network by Greg Means, MK Reed, and Joe Flood
- Koko Be Good by Jen Wang
- Astronaut Academy: Zero Gravity by Dave Roman (signed!)
- This One Summer by Jillian and Mariko Tamaki
- Friends with Boys by Faith Erin Hicks
- Fairy Tale Comics ed. by Chris Duffy [All of the above books are from the amazing First Second Books!]
Thanks SO much to First Second Books, Epic Reads, and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt! I love all my pretties!
What I Read <— Old one making a comeback!
- Salvage by Alexandra Duncan – FANTASTIC world-building. Review to come.
- The Winner’s Curse by Marie Rutkoski – Oh my face, THE ROMANCE! Rtc.
- Battle of the Labyrinth by Rick Riordan – currently listening to the audiobook
- Sea of Shadows by Kelley Armstrong – Still deciding. But very bloody. I liked that. Rtc.
- High & Dry by Sarah Skilton – A++++. Rtc.
Events of Note <— A less intense version of an older feature.
- A friend of mine developed a new game app that’s driving me nuts (in a good way). Y’all should check it out.
- I rearranged my bookshelves and can already tell it’s not going to work. Sigh. At least they look pretty.