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Jen is a twenty-something who lives and breathes words. Sometimes she eats them too, but only when she's feeling peckish.
This blog is focused primarily on Young Adult literature, but writing thoughts sneak in now and again. Random thoughts used to sneak in quite often, but now, not so much. For more varied content, you can visit Jen's personal blog, Speaking Jenerally.
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Last week, I was fortunate enough to be the designated blogger for the Miami stop at Books and Books on the Fierce Reads tour. Lucky little me got to sit down with such amazing authors as Gennifer Albin (CREWEL) , Anna Banks (OF TRITON) , Leigh Bardugo (SIEGE AND STORM), Jessica Brody (UNREMEMBERED), and Emmy [...]
Title: Game Series: Jasper Dent #2 Author: Barry Lyga Publish date: April 16th 2013 by Little, Brown Young Readers Source: Received for review from the publisher via NetGalley Buy it from: Amazon | Book Depository | IndieBound | Books & Books Goodreads summary: I Hunt Killers introduced the world to Jasper (Jazz) Dent, the son [...]
Title: Confederates Don’t Wear Couture Series: Pilgrims #2 Author: Stephanie Kate Strohm Publish date: June 4th 2013 by Graphia Source: ARC provided by the publisher for a fair and honest review Buy it from: Amazon | Book Depository | IndieBound | Books & Books Goodreads summary: Libby’s best friend and fabulous fashion designer, Dev, hatches [...]
Title: Of Triton Series: Of Poseidon #2 Author: Anna Banks Publish date: May 28th 2013 by Feiwel & Friends Source: ARC received from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review Buy it from: Amazon| Book Depository | IndieBound | Books and Books Goodreads summary: In this sequel to OF POSEIDON, Emma has [...]
TUESDAY So, this was the day that I arrived in NYC SUPER EARLY (I left my house at 3:15 AM to catch a 6 AM flight) for BEA 2013. I joyfully reunited with the rest of the bevy of dauntless and Linda, found sustenance, and braved the subway in order to peruse the selection of [...]
Title: The Moon and More Standalone Author: Sarah Dessen Publish date: June 4th 2013 by Viking Juvenile Source: ARC borrowed from A Storm of Words Buy it from: Amazon| Book Depository | IndieBound | Books & Books Goodreads summary: Luke is the perfect boyfriend: handsome, kind, fun. He and Emaline have been together all through [...]
Title: Siege and Storm Series: Grisha Trilogy #2 Author: Leigh Bardugo Publish date: June 4th 2013 by Henry Holt and Co. Source: ARC from the publisher in exchange for an honest review Buy it from: Amazon| Book Depository | Indiebound | Books & Books Goodreads summary: Darkness never dies. Hunted across the True Sea, haunted [...]
Title: Fox Forever Series: Jenna Fox Chronicles #3 Author: Mary E. Pearson Published March 19th 2013 by Henry Holt and Co. Source: ARC received from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review Buy it from: Amazon| Book Depository | IndieBound | Books & Books Goodreads summary: Locke Jenkins has some catching up [...]
One of my New Year’s Resolutions this year was to read more “classics.” It’s a goal that I’ve fallen short of thus far. It’s Mid-May and my classic challenge stands at 1. So, I was thrilled to discover the Classics Retold project. At least I know that I can expect to read two! The Classics [...]