Robin Talley hijacked the virtual dashboard this morning to chat about her research for Lies We Tell Ourselves.
Top 5 most surprising facts I learned while conducting research for Lies We Tell Ourselves:
I had to do a lot of research to write Lies We Tell Ourselves. Read more
This morning I have a giveaway for Ellen Hopkins’ latest release RUMBLE. Check out the blurb and enter to win a copy! Read more
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I picked up For Her Spy Only because I was in the mood for a quick read. I enjoyed this quite a bit, but thought the ending was very rushed. Maybe I just liked the characters so much that I would have liked to get know them even better. There’s some intrigue, adventure, and an unconventional hero, which was a refreshing change. Alistair couldn’t be further from a smooth talking operator, and I enjoyed that Winifred accepted him for who he was, and the thought of changing him never crossed her mind. Read more
[Manga Maniac Cafe] Good morning, Juliana! Describe yourself in five words or less.
[Juliana Stone] I’m a family first person.
[Manga Maniac Cafe] Can you tell us a little about Boys Like You? Read more
Welcome to Day 9 of the SECRETS OF MOON AT NINE BLOG TOUR, featuring Moon at Nine – a timely new YA novel from humanitarian and award-winning author Deborah Ellis. Each stop on the 2-week tour will feature revealing posts, a chance to win a copy of the novel, and a chance to enter the grand prize giveaway! Read more
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This is the third novel of Gwen Heasley’s that I’ve read. I enjoyed it, too, with just a few caveats. The first being that I felt Don’t Call Me Baby is written for a younger a audience than her previous works, but then again, maybe that’s because Imogen isn’t from the same privileged background that Corinne is from. Imogen doesn’t have Corinne’s sense of entitlement, or her abrasive personality. Definitely a plus! The other reservation, and this is by no means negative – I am a blogger, so I could see both sides of Imogen’s conundrum, as well as her mother’s. This made it easier for me to sympathize with both of them, but if you have no interest in blogging, some aspects of the story might bore you. Read more
[Manga Maniac Cafe] Good morning, Varsha! Describe yourself in five words or less.
[Varsha Barjaj] I am hard working, idealistic, optimistic, loyal and driven!
[Manga Maniac Cafe] Can you tell us a little about Abby Spencer Goes to Bollywood? Read more
[Manga Maniac Cafe] Good morning, Lisa! Describe yourself in five words or less.
[Lisa Ann Scott] Loyal, creative, introvert, risk-taker, responsible.
[Manga Maniac Cafe] Can you tell us a little about School of Charm? Read more