Pitch Wars 2017 #PimpMyBio

This is my first year participating in Pitch Wars or even knowing much of anything about it. This time last year I was completely out of the writing loop, as I had given myself the summer off of my MA in English and Creative Writing program and decided to skip out on Camp NaNoWriMo becauseContinue reading “Pitch Wars 2017 #PimpMyBio”

#YABkLove Day 8: Fantasy

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?

#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 3: Historical

What Young Adult book with a Historical setting do you adore? I scrolled my Goodreads and realized I am scant on these, at least ones without any magic or paranormal elements. However I did findĀ Out of the Easy by Ruta Sepetys. Set in 1950’s New Orleans this book is swimming in setting. It has beenContinue reading “#YABkLove Day 3: Historical”

#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 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!”

#YaBkLove Coming Soon!

I have been so inspired by the community bonding happening on Twitter in the #RomBkLove hashtag. It was started by user @AnaCoqui, who also blogs at here, to bring people together to talk about their favorite romance novels. Each day in May there has been a prompt to get the conversation started and the romanceContinue reading “#YaBkLove Coming Soon!”