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Monday, May 30, 2016

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Novel Newcomers: Interview with Josie and Marissa

Hello and Happy Memorial Day (I kind of forgot... Is that bad?)!

Anyways, let's give a warm welcome to Marissa from Growing Up Booknerd and Josie from Josie's Book Corner! :)

Outside of blogging and reading, what other interests do you have?
Marissa, Growing-up Booknerd: Lately I’ve been REALLY into Bookstagram! I just started about a month ago (@growingupbooknerd) and it’s been so much fun to use my creative juices! I am also teaching myself how to knit. I like to jog. I’m a writer as well; currently working on my very first, for-realsies, WIP. I’m a huge tv show addict and love sitcoms like Black-ish, Fresh off the Boat, and Grandfathered, dramas like Grey’s Anatomy, and trashy reality shows like Keeping Up with The Kardashians, Dance Moms, and Outdaughtered. If I’m not doing any of the above things I’ve watching movies! I love most book to film adaptations (Percy Jackson, Harry Potter, etc.) and Marvel movies (Team Iron Man!).

Josie, Josie’s Book Corner: One of my most obvious passions/interests outside of reading and blogging is writing (although, maybe that corresponds somewhat with blogging). I love to write and I am currently studying a major in Professional Writing and Publishing in university. Speaking of studying, another interest of mine is studyblrs. I adore studyblrs and the way they take pretty study notes and post study advice. I’m also investing a lot of time into playing piano lately, indulging my musical senses.

What is your most unusual accomplishment?
Marissa, Growing-up Booknerd: Uh, I’m not sure I have an unusual one? I think one of my biggest accomplishments was my freshman year of university. I was living in my own apartment so I was running a household (cleaning, cooking, etc.), working almost full-time, going to university full-time, writing, and in a relationship, right out of high school, all at once. Literally, surviving that was an accomplishment.

Josie, Josie’s Book Corner: My most unusual accomplishment? Hmm, that’s a hard one. I think I’d consider making pretty study notes consistently is one of my most unusual accomplishments? I don’t know! Haha!

What is your favorite food?
Marissa, Growing-up Booknerd: I have to pick? C’mon. Is iced coffee a food? No? Well I can’t choose between pizza and donuts. Oh man, thinking about pizza made me think about cheesy breadsticks, then mozzarella sticks, then pasta… See my problem here? I LOVE FOOD.

Josie, Josie’s Book Corner: Mmm, food… my favourite food is Asian food: specifically seafood fried rice. Even more specifically, belachan seafood fried rice! Agh, that stuff is just HEAVEN to me. (Even though I don’t like seafood and I pick it all out when I eat it, oops).

If all book bloggers were stuck in the Hunger Games (oh dear) and authors were sponsors, name three bloggers you would want to be your ally and three authors you hope to be your sponsor.
Marissa, Growing-up Booknerd: Ahhhhh this is terrifying. I would definitely want Kathleen (@kcmmp13), Melanie (@Melanie_Leanne), and Sara (@bookchic13). They’re super rad girls and we would make a dream team! Obviously, I would want my three most favorite authors in the entire world to sponsor me, JK Rowling, Richelle Mead, and Rick Riordan.

Josie, Josie’s Book Corner: Oh gosh this is hard! How do I pick?! I’d love to have Cait @ Paper Fury, Aentee @ Read At Midnight and Jeann @ Happy Indulgence as my allies because they are simply marvellous and badass girls. As for authors, I don’t know! Possibly Sarah J Maas, Patrick Ness and Rick Riordan!

If you had to change the ending of any book aside from Allegiant by Veronica Roth, which book would it be and why would you change it?
Marissa, Growing-up Booknerdr: First of all, I absolutely would never change the ending of Allegiant. I love it. A lot. Okay, now that that unpopular opinion has been aired, I would definitely change Marie Lu’s Champion. ~SPOILERS~ I just don’t feel like Day deserves what happens to him… I don’t like the idea of him and June having to “start over” because that’s exactly how I feel, they don’t GET to, they HAVE to. Someone give that poor boy a break.

Josie, Josie’s Book Corner: I’d love to change the ending of Eleanor and Park! It just left me feeling so sad - not a good, book hangover kind of sad, but a deflated “is this it?” kind of sad!

Who are some of your favorite singers/songwriters and bands?
Marissa, Growing-up Booknerd: Ohhh man. I’m a big 80s fan so obvs KISS and Guns n’ Roses. I’m super into pop music though so I really like Life of Dillon, Neon Trees, Meghan Trainor, and Lorde.

Josie, Josie’s Book Corner: At the moment, I’m loving Ariana Grande. Some of my favourite bands include Paramore, Hillsong Young and Free, Elevation Worship.

What goals do you have as a blogger?
Marissa, Growing-up Booknerd: To be consistent and have a consistent following. I don’t really care if I ever make it huge in the blogging world, I mostly do it to improve my writing. But I love this blogging community and I love all the friends I’ve made through it. I look up to the girls who have been doing this for three or five years who get regular views each day and have a regular following. It makes it hard for me to post consistently because of university, but I’m going to try and be better about it after I get a plan and get organized this summer.

Josie, Josie’s Book Corner: Honestly I just want to share my love for books with fellow book lovers. One of my goals that I am aspiring for though, is to find the perfect aesthetic for my blog and to reach 1,000 followers. I’d love to get into contact and work with more Australian publishers and authors around the globe also!

One day, you wake up alone in the world (sad face). What's the first thing you do?
Marissa, Growing-up Booknerd: Cry. I don’t like to be alone and I’m not brave like all the book and movie heroines I read and watch. I would be very afraid.

Josie, Josie’s Book Corner: The first thing I would do first is probably wonder if the zombie apocalypse has finally fallen upon the world. I’d probably then call my best friend and my boyfriend, and proceed to freak out!

Be sure to come back in two weeks for another edition of Novel Newcomers! :)

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Friday, May 27, 2016

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Blog Tour: Spark by Holly Schindler - ARC Review + Giveaway (So Does Joining A Second Tour Mean Sophia is a Fan of Holly's?)


Spark Holly Schindler

Spark
Author:
Holly Schindler
Links: Goodreads | Amazon | Barnes & Noble
Publication Date: May 17, 2016
Publisher: HarperTeen
Reviewer: Sophia

The local Avery Theater was just a run-down building to Quin—until her mother told her the tragic love story of Nick and Emma that played out on the theater’s stage all those years ago. Quin is convinced it’s the perfect story to rewrite for her drama class, but when she goes searching for more information, she makes a startling discovery—the Avery is rapidly regaining its former splendor and setting the stage for her classmates Dylan and Cass to relive Nick and Emma’s romance. Quin can see the spark between them, but it’s up to her to make sure her friends—and the Avery—can both be saved this time around.
Advanced copy provided by HarperTeen for the blog tour - thanks!

Spark has such an awkward tension at the beginning, but it is so worth the reading in order to see all of the characters grow by the end of the story. All of the characters in the Advanced Drama class - Quin, Dylan, Cass - are considered to be outsiders compared to their classmates at Verona High. But when Quin's mother decides to revive the old Avery Theater, Quin and her drama class members are all placed in roles they aren't actually comfortable with.

Overall, I love the magic Schindler weaves into her latest book, blending fantasy and contemporary seemlessly and bringing theater to life.

4 Owls

Author Bio

Holly Schindler’s work has received starred reviews in Booklist and Publishers Weekly, has won silver and gold medals in ForeWord Reviews Book of the Year and the IPPY Awards, respectively, has been featured on Booklist’s Best First Novels for Youth and School Library Journal’s What’s Hot in YA, and has been a PW Pick of the Week. She is owned by a Pekingese named Jake, and can be found working on her next book in her hometown of Springfield, Missouri. She can also be found at hollyschindler.com.

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Wednesday, May 25, 2016

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Blog Tour: Cheerleading Can Be Murder by Carissa Ann Lynch - Review + Giveaway



Title: Cheerleading Can Be Murder (Horror High #1)
Author: Carissa Ann Lynch
Release Date: April 5th 2016
Publisher: Limitless Publishing
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Reviewer: Lupe

Summary: Getting on the cheerleading squad is hard enough without a psycho on the loose...

For Harrow High freshman Dakota Densford, life should be easy. All she has to worry about is talking to cute boys and remembering her locker combination. But when cheerleading tryouts draw near, she learns the cards are stacked against her—spots on the varsity team are limited. Dakota faces her competition head-on, but when her life is threatened, that takes the competition to a whole new level.

High school is never easy, and freshman year is off to a rough start…

Between Dakota’s uniform being ripped up and masked vandals trashing another girl’s house, everyone is suspect. To complicate matters further, Dakota has a thing for Andy McGraw, but she finds him locking lips with another girl.

The harassment continues, and when Dakota finds suspicious flyers inside her best friend’s locker, she doesn’t know what to think. The principal’s unfeeling, overachiever daughter, Brittani Barlow, will do anything to secure her place on the team. But Dakota’s neighbor, on the other hand, definitely fits the profile of a sociopath.

Cheerleading has become a game of life or death.






Lupe's Review

I don't remember the last time I have read a last horror/suspenseful book I've read but wow I should start reading this genre again! Dakota Densford is our main character and she wa ts to try out for the cheerleading team. Sadly, there are only 4 spots available and 7 people are trying out. As the trials go on, strange things start happening and that's when the story got REALLY interesting. I was not able to put this book down because I was determined to figure out who the sociopath was but I was actually stumped; I was not able to figure who it was! Needless to say, the book ended with a cliffhanger and I want to read the second book already just to know what happens next and who the sociopath is!

The author's writing is amazing and she wrote this book beautifully because I felt like I was actually there. It was very descriptive and I was creeped out at times that I had to double check the locks on all of the doors in my house. I get really affected when I read these sort of books and it's probably why I stopped reading this genre. I was really on the edge of my seat the whole time because the scenes were really vivid and beautifully written. Dakota really grew on me as I was reading and and she grew as a character as well. There is a bit of romance woven into the story but wasn't the main focus. I would highly suggest you read this book if you love a good suspenseful story! 

4 Owls
About the Author

Besides my family, my greatest love in life is books. Reading them, writing them, holding them, smelling them... well, you get the idea. I've always loved to read and never considered myself a "writer" until a few years ago when I couldn't find a book to read and decided to try writing my own story. With a background in psychology, I've always been a little obsessed with the darker areas of the mind and social problems so I try to channel all of that into my writing. I'm the author of the Flocksdale Files trilogy, the Horror High Series, Grayson's Ridge, and This Is Not About Love. I reside in Floyds Knobs, Indiana with my husband, children, and massive collection of books. 
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Tuesday, May 24, 2016

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Blog Tour: Rise by Jennifer Anne Davis - ARC Review + Giveaway

Rise Jennifer Anne Davis


Author:
Jennifer Anne Davis
Publication Date: May 17, 2016
Publisher: Month9Books
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The people of Nelebek live in fear of persecution from the evil Morlet, who reigns with a dark and destructive magic. The kingdom’s only hope lies with the Order of the Krigers—twelve warriors with mysterious powers linked to magical weapons.

For over a century, Morlet has been annihilating the Order, picking them off one by one. Eleven Krigers have been hunted down, tortured, and imprisoned in his dungeon. Now, only one remains.

Sixteen-year-old Kaia survives by keeping her head down and minding her own business. But when she finds herself in the middle of a public execution where the mysterious Morlet is in attendance, an odd compulsion she can’t resist comes over her.

Kaia looks into Morlet’s eyes.

Soon, an ancient power awakens and Kaia can no more blend into the scenery. Will she heed the call of the Krigers or will Morlet’s dark magic destroy the last of the Order?
Advanced copy provided by the publisher for the blog tour – thanks!

Well, now that school's over, time to get back into the swing of things.... I think. But really, I'd like to apologize to anyone and anybody I've bothered because of the lack of motivation over here (the slump is real and it's horrible, and I think 2.5 years of "consistent" blogging is finally catching up and smacking me upside the head).

Moving on, but fair warning: this review might be short.

I feel like Rise falls a little short – but I really can't do much comparing aside literally one book (Cage of Deceit). The first book in the series starts off a little slow and draggy – lots of preparing for Kaia to step into the role of a Kriger, so there is plenty of walking, talking, and training going on for awhile. But despite the feel of slowness and dragginess, I actually found a lot of the talking really interesting, because the world Jennifer Anne Davis builds in her newest series is just intriguing to learn about. It also helps that Kaia has this interest of learning as much as she can about the Krigers.

But anyways, while Rise felt like a slow start to the series, I don't think Jennifer Anne Davis will fail to deliver in future books. In fact... I think the slowness of the first book will be well worth it.

4 Owls

Author Bio

Jennifer Anne Davis is the award-winning author of the bestselling TRUE REIGN series. After graduating from the University of San Diego with a degree in English and a teaching credential, she married her high school sweetheart. Jennifer is currently a full-time writer and mother of three highly energetic children. Her days are spent living in imaginary worlds and fueling her own kids’ creativity.

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Tuesday, May 17, 2016

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Blog Tour: Spark - Guest Post + Giveaway

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Title: Spark
Author: Holly Schindler
Links: Goodreads | Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Kobo | Book Depository
Publication Date: May 17 (TODAY!!!)
Publisher: HarperTeen
Other Books by Holly Schindler: Feral

The local Avery Theater was just a run-down building to Quin—until her mother told her the tragic love story of Nick and Emma that played out on the theater’s stage all those years ago. Quin is convinced it’s the perfect story to rewrite for her drama class, but when she goes searching for more information, she makes a startling discovery—the Avery is rapidly regaining its former splendor and setting the stage for her classmates Dylan and Cass to relive Nick and Emma’s romance. Quin can see the spark between them, but it’s up to her to make sure her friends—and the Avery—can both be saved this time around.


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The Spark of Inspiration (Plus Sneak Peek!)

No two books ever begin the same way. I’ve had books that began by seeing the main character in my mind (that happened with my MG, THE JUNCTION OF SUNSHINE AND LUCKY, a book about a young girl who becomes a folk artist). I’ve had books begin with a scenario—a WHAT-IF (that happened with my first YA, A BLUE SO DARK—a book about a girl dealing with a schizophrenic mother). But SPARK, more than any other of my books, really came to me in waves.

To begin with, I wanted to write a book about two obviously “flawed” characters who—in the beginning—really had an obvious dislike for each other. (In a way, I was kind of playing with the whole love-makes-you-see-the-other-person-in-a-new-light feeling.) But then I began to realize that I wanted them to literally see each other—and themselves—without their perceived shortcomings. Where could that possibly happen?

The theater. Of course! When a person steps out on the stage, they become a new person. They get the freedom to step outside of themselves.

As I continued to brainstorm and draft chapters, a new phrase kept hitting me: the magic of the theater. The book began to take a new turn...because I knew I was going to explore that aspect in a literal way. So rather than writing a purely contemporary book, I was writing a piece of magical realism…

Just as no two books ever begin with the same kind of spark, they also don’t move through the writing process in the same way. I wrote and rewrote SPARK—deleting passages, reworking sections, finding a new idea to jumpstart the action on page one, etc.

The section of the book that I reworked more than any other is that first section in which the theater comes to life—it’s such a balancing act, bringing in magic without overwriting. Here’s a small passage from that scene:
     The late-afternoon sun is brutal. That is, until a cloud slides between me and the sun, dragging a silky-cool breeze across my skin.
     My smile vanishes when I find myself staring at a midnight darkness that has inexplicably appeared over the square. Night has fallen. Stars glitter. The moon hovers.
     “What—?” I mumbled as I shudder against a sudden child. What is this?
     I tremble, confused and startled, as a tiny yellow light flashes. A firefly, blinking adamantly. It shouldn’t be here—no more than a night sky should appear in the middle of the day.
     The firefly zips away. And then it rises—higher, higher, toward the empty marquee and the broken neon Avery Theater sign.
     A sudden pop from the front o the Avery sends a shower of orange sparks exploding across the night sky.
     The old dilapidated neon Avery Theater sign flicks to life, glowing yellow. The marquee buzzes, emitting a high-pitched electric hum.
    It can’t be! The Avery is young again. She’s risen from the dead.

About the Author

Holly Schindler’s work has received starred reviews in Booklist and Publishers Weekly, has won silver and gold medals in ForeWord Reviews Book of the Year and the IPPY Awards, respectively, has been featured on Booklist’s Best First Novels for Youth and School Library Journal’s What’s Hot in YA, and has been a PW Pick of the Week. She is owned by a Pekingese named Jake, and can be found working on her next book in her hometown of Springfield, Missouri. She can also be found at hollyschindler.com.

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Monday, May 16, 2016

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Novel Newcomers: Guest Post Takeover by Whitney @ Imaginary Book Club


Happy Monday!

A legit and truly happy Monday because I have well... reading time on my hands. Which means I should be going back into blogging, right? (It also means Fangirl Friday is sort of back... because Lupe and I aren't trying to catch up to our brains.)

Anyhoo, today we have Whitney from Imaginary Book Club taking over the blog with a guest post about the comic, Lumberjanes (and just comics in general...)!

Reflecting on Lumberjanes

I’m a long time lover of comics. Not to age myself too much, but I spent the better part of the 1990s and early 2000s with my nose buried within an ever growing collection of Archie, Betty & Vernoica and Jughead comics. I loved the short stories, full of high schoolers.

Now, Archie has made some serious strides recently (Archie featuring a gay character, finally naming Jughead’s asexuality, and the Betty & Veronica reboot focuses on gentrification rather than fighting over boys), but back in the day they were nothing like that. The primary features, with Reggie and Archie’s constantly forgiven infidelity, Betty and Veronica’s frequent fighting over, girls pressuring Jughead with unwanted affection, regressive ideas on wealth and power - it was nothing I’d want to be reading today.

Enter Lumberjanes.

Exactly what I wish I had been reading!

I read issue one of Lumberjanes while solidly ignoring my best friend who I had driven four hours to see. To be fair, she put Issue 1: Beware the Kitten Holy in my hands, so I supposed she had to know what she was getting herself into. I sat reading, and grinning and laughing, and read the whole thing cover to cover.

Created by Shannon Watters, Grace Ellis, and Noelle Stevenson and published via the Boom Box! Imprint of Boom! Studios, Lumberjanes follows the story of a group of teenagers living out full summer camp goals at Miss Quinzella Thiskwin Penniquiqul Thistle Crumpet’s Camp for Hardcore Lady Types. Known as Lumberjane Scouts, the five inhabitants of Roanoke cabin - Jo, April, Molly, Mal and Ripley - show exactly what it means to be a mystery solving, monster fighting team.

Why in the world would I have tolerated Veronica’s spoiled princess behavior when I could be watching Jo kick some monster butt?

Every single character is delightful - quirky in their own way, and with attitudes only appropriate to a rambunctious crew of teens. Adventuring off in the night, breaking rules, and having wild hijinks, the Lumberjane Scouts are everything I would have been inspired to be as a teen.

Of course, my teen adventures probably wouldn’t have included three-eyed foxes, creepy spirits, or defeating statues in feats of strength.

Happily, Lumberjanes offers a level of complexity and intrigue that I have absolutely no issue recommending Lumberjanes for readers of any age. It’s a book perfect for people looking for something going well beyond a “strong female character” box - this is about an amazing group of women who created an amazing world with awesome characters.

I’ll be happily stocking my shelves with Lumberjanes (and maybe some of those modern Archie Digests for nostalgic value) for when my nieces and nephews come to visit. Or maybe more for myself, if I’m being honest.

Be sure to visit Whitney over at her blog, Imaginary Book Club, and find her on Goodreads and Twitter (@ImaginaryBC)!

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Monday, May 2, 2016

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Novel Newcomers: Interviews with Tanaz and MC

Hey everyone and happy May!

It's a little scary how time is going by so fast - Lupe and I are graduating high school in just a few weeks. Of course, we've lost motivation to do anything, but NN for me is important, so here I am. Plus, I'm not that mean enough to make Nori do all the work simply because I don't feel like it (because I did "drag" her into this after all).

Anyways, that aside, today we have MC from Blame It On the Books and Tanaz from Bookish Freaks! (Both of them are lovely people, even though I've recently just met them.)

Outside of blogging and reading, what other interests do you have?
MC: Umm...gazing longingly at books? In all honesty, reading and blogging are my biggest hobbies outside of work, which is tied into my other big hobby. I’m a professional ballroom dancer, so dance is obviously something that is really important to me, too! (But I get paid to do it!)

Tanaz: Writing, dancing in the rain, and stealing flowers from my neighbor's gardens. I am just a leeetle bit unusual as you can see. No worries. There's no such thing as normal, as I like to say. :)

What is your most unusual accomplishment?
MC: I definitely don’t consider this an accomplishment, but I am well known for my ability to get hurt while barely moving. I sprained my ankle once while standing completely still. I hurt myself all the time without actually doing anything….not something to be proud of, but it’s what I’m known for!

Tanaz: My most unusual accomplishment would be when one of my graphics--a quote illustration from the YA Fantasy Shattered Blue by Lauren Bird Horowitz--was picked by the author and turned into book swag! I was incredibly honored and most certainly did not see it coming.

What is your favorite food?
MC: Ice cream! Or chocolate! Or cookies! I like junk food……. And so does everyone else. Chocolate for the win, though. ;)

Tanaz: I really, really love eating so choosing my favorite food is like choosing my favorite book characters and we all know that feels like choosing your favorite kid. YOU JUST CAN’T DO IT! Though if I really had to pick one I’d say anything that is smothered in cheese.

In the short time you've been blogging, have you encountered any hilarious bloopers you've committed? (It's okay. It happens.)
MC: I still laugh about this one….I had met and chatted with a lovely author on Twitter for months before I embarrassed myself tremendously. See, somehow, I missed the fact that she was an author - just thought she was another blogger. So I recommended a book to her one day, saying “Oh, you’ll really love this one if you like sci-fi, I’m not sure what you like to read,” and she goes, “Um, I WRITE sci-fi.” Oops. We laughed and we have formed a lovely friendship since then, but I still get a little mortified when I think of that moment.

Tanaz: I kinda wish I did so that I can look back and laugh about it! But no, not really.

Let's spread some blogger love! Name three bloggers you don't know who are participating in Novel Newcomers and give them a compliment.
MC: Sarah and Gab at Girl Plus Book and Emily at Emily Reads Everything! When I first started blogging, these ladies seemed like veterans and role models to me, and I couldn’t believe that they had been blogging less than a year! Their blogging prowess blows me away! (I have to admit, I have become friends with Emily, so she doesn’t really count as someone I don’t know, but I love her to death!)

I also want to shout out Paloma at Pages and Pineapples. We have interacted a tiny bit on Twitter and she seems so lovely. It would be great to get to know her better!

Tanaz: Oh that’s tough! There’s the lovely and talented Regina from SheLatitude, the super genius CW from Read, Think, Ponder and of course Queen of Sass Lydia from 22 Is Still Young Adult.

What are some of your favorite retellings? Any retellings you would love to see in the future?
MC: Like so many others, I love the Lunar Chronicles. They are fantastic retellings and so much fun. I know there have been a bunch of Aladdin retellings coming out recently, but I haven’t read any of them yet. That’s something I would definitely like to check out.

Tanaz: As far as retellings go, The Lunar Chronicles is the best one I have read so far (admittedly there are many more retellings that I have yet to read). And yes I would love to see a retelling that is based on some of Hans Christen Anderson’s stories such as The Eleven Swans. That would make a beautiful story!

Okay, now I feel bad for not getting around to The Lunar Chronicles... even though I have the first book in my room right now.

Although the year is still a little young, what are some of your top reads this year?
MC: Symptoms of Being Human by Jeff Garvin and More Happy Than Not by Adam Silvera. I also really enjoyed Incarnate by Jodi Meadows. I’m searching for my next five star read right now! Haven’t had one in a while! Neither have I, to be honest. I think my last one was back in February.

Tanaz: That’s quite easy actually. There’s Red Queen and its sequel Glass Sword by Victoria Aveyard. I know I have read other amazing books too this year like These Shallow Graves by Jennifer Donnelly but Red Queen and Glass Sword is at #1 on my list right now. I agree! Red Queen is phenomenal. I've yet to read Glass Sword, though.

You can find MC on Blame It On the Books, Twitter (@blamethebooks), Instagram (@blamethebooks) and Goodreads.
You can find Tanaz over at Bookish Freaks, Twitter (@TanazMasaba), Instagram (@TanazMasaba) and Goodreads.

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