#YABkLove Day 7: Cover Lover

Here’s where you can have some fun. These don’t need to be books you’ve read. Just share books with covers you adore! I’m just going to post a gallery of some of my favorites below. All of these have stood out to me for various reasons. Some I have gone on to read, most IContinue reading “#YABkLove Day 7: Cover Lover”

#YABkLove Day 4: Go-To Authors

Is there an author that is on your auto-buy list? Any time you see a new book from them you know, without a doubt, it will be great? For me, this usually means that the author has written in multiple series or several strong stand-alones and really proven their strength. One great book won’t addContinue reading “#YABkLove Day 4: Go-To Authors”

#YABkLove Day 2: Contemporary

What contemporary YA book do you just love? I’ll be honest, I don’t read much YA with modern settings, or at least I hadn’t been. I have always preferred YA with a touch of Fantasy or Paranormal because reading about high school settings and cliques and boyfriend problems didn’t appeal to me. If that summationContinue reading “#YABkLove Day 2: Contemporary”

#YABkLove Day 1: All Time Favorite

Okay, this is a hard one. Can you choose your all time favorite YA book? I think I’ve narrowed it down to two, and they share a similar factor. I read them around the same time period and they both have mythical creatures that are basically angels. Angelfall by Susan Ee. This book has everythingContinue reading “#YABkLove Day 1: All Time Favorite”

#YABkLove Starts Tomorrow!

July 1, 2017 kicks off a month of Young Adult book love on Twitter! To join in, just check in daily for the prompt, either here or on the hashtag, or directly on my Twitter @MizHaley. The tweet your response to get the appreciation for YA books rolling! What it is: Daily prompts to startContinue reading “#YABkLove Starts Tomorrow!”

The #YABkLove Prompts Are Here!

I have compiled the list of prompts and we will be kicking off on July 1st with #YABkLove! Check here for updates each day with the prompt as well as some suggested titles, tweet on Twitter using the hashtag to talk about books that match the prompt, share recommendations, and best of all have fun!Continue reading “The #YABkLove Prompts Are Here!”

#YaBkLove Help Still Needed!

July is just around the corner and that means that we will be starting #YaBkLove soon! As you can see from the graphic below, we are still in need of prompts. Some excellent ones have already been suggested to get people talking, but we would love to hear some more ideas for what kind ofContinue reading “#YaBkLove Help Still Needed!”

An Acceptance

Yesterday I received the exciting news that, on the merit of my writing sample and personal statement, I have been admitted to the MFA Writing program at Lindenwood University. I am just awaiting the final admissions decision from the admission department, but I’m not concerned about that at all. I had previously been taking classesContinue reading “An Acceptance”