I’m a big fan of listening to audiobooks because of my commute, but the narrator of the audio edition makes a huge difference in the listening experience. I have stopped certain books because the narrator was so awful (not naming names here), while some are so excellent they add a whole level of enjoyment toContinue reading “#YABkLove Day 18: Audiobooks”
Time to gush on the most crush worthy guys in YA novels. Who is your #MCM (Man Crush Monday) from a book that you can recall? Now, the standards are up to you. These can be dorky guys that steal your heart with sweetness like Levi in Fangirl or tough guys that fight alongside their ladies. ItContinue reading “#YABkLove Day 17: Hottest Heroes #MCM”
So we are getting away from the genres for a day of confession. Have you ever borrowed a book and loved it so much you didn’t give it back to the lender? This could be from the library (although I’m a librarian so I will cover my eyes for those confessions) or from a friend?Continue reading “#YABkLove Day 15: Book You Borrowed and Never Returned”
Witches, ghosts, vampires, etc. What is your favorite paranormal trope? And can we all admit we read Twilight back in the day? I will. I think this genre has fallen off in popularity lately, but I think there are still plenty of titles worth talking about. What are your favorites?
The publishing industry is making an effort to start support more diverse voices in the Young Adult book world through the #OwnVoices movement and I wanted to celebrate that today. Let me know what books you want to celebrate by any marginalized authors, POC, or anyone who fits the definition of #OwnVoices. For more infoContinue reading “#YABkLove Day 12: #OwnVoices”
This is a day I am excited for. Let me know your favorite secondary characters in a novel. What best friends, villains maybe, or other minor characters have stood out to you? Sometimes they can steal the show from the leads. Mine are, without a doubt, Mik and Zuzana from Daughter of Smoke and Bone! ZuzanaContinue reading “#YABkLove Day 11: Secondary Characters”
So I don’t have much for this. The only thing I can think of is a series of paranormal mysteries I read in high school. Who else has a great YA mystery?
Elves, dragons, immortals, angels, sword fighting or magic – what are your fantasy favorites? This tends to be what I gravitate to the most. I can go for either portal, urban, or high fantasy depending on my mood. There are always classics, or modern classics, like Harry Potter, but what else do you love?
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”
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”