Those of you following this blog will doubtless have noticed that I haven’t posted in a while and haven’t posted regularly in even longer than that. I confess, I was stressed and burnt out on book blogging. But I’ve made a switch that is already making a big difference for me. So, I’ll now be […]

Hello everyone! I’m pleased to welcome Jean Feiwel to the blog today, celebrating the recent launch of Macmillan’s new YA romance imprint and community, Swoon Reads. Swoon Reads is a really cool concept and I highly recommend you check it out– especially the writers among you! ——————————————– Swoon Reads is a new YA romance community […]

Hello, everyone! I’m thrilled to welcome Ann Aguirre back to Almost Grown-up today, as a part of her blog tour for the conclusion to her Razorland series, HORDE! The Razorland trilogy is a kick-ass post-apocalyptic series, and I can certainly say that Horde is a strong conclusion. While reading Horde, I was struck by the […]

Today is the day! Remember the teaser I posted the other day? Well, today I’ve got the Inaccurate Realities cover! Drumroll please– Here’s the cover for Inaccurate Realities’ first issue: FEAR. I know I’ve got the creeps! The Fear issue will be released October 20, 2013. Check out Inaccurate Realities at their website and add […]

Title: Ultraviolet Catastrophe Author: Jamie Grey Standalone Publish date: September 24th 2013 Buy it from: Amazon | Barnes and Noble | Smashwords | Kobo Source: ARC received from author Goodreads summary: Quantum Electrodynamics. String Theory. Schrödinger’s cat. For sixteen-year-old Lexie Kepler, they’re just confusing terms in her science textbooks, until she finds out that her […]

Title: Something Like Normal Standalone Author: Trish Doller Publish date: June 19th 2012 by Bloomsbury USA Childrens Source: Purchased Buy it from: Amazon| Book Depository | IndieBound | Books & Books Goodreads summary: When Travis returns home from a stint in Afghanistan, his parents are splitting up, his brother’s stolen his girlfriend and his car, […]

Title: A Week To Be Wicked Spindle Cove #2 Author: Tessa Dare Publish date: March 27th 2012 by Avon Source: Purchased Buy it from: Amazon | Book Depository | IndieBound | Books & Books Goodreads summary: Minerva Highwood, one of Spindle Cove’s confirmed spinsters, needs to be in Scotland. Colin Sandhurst, Lord Payne, a rake […]

Title: The Dream Thieves The Raven Cycle #2 Author: Maggie Stiefvater Publish date: September 17th 2013 by Scholastic Press Source: ARC from BEA Buy it from: Amazon | Book Depository | IndieBound | Books & Books Goodreads summary: Now that the ley lines around Cabeswater have been woken, nothing for Ronan, Gansey, Blue, and Adam will be […]

Title: Fangirl Standalone Author: Rainbow Rowell Publish date: September 10th 2013 by St. Martin’s Press Source: ARC from BEA Buy it from: Amazon | Book Depository | IndieBound | Books and Books Goodreads summary: Cath is a Simon Snow fan. Okay, the whole world is a Simon Snow fan . . . But for Cath, […]

Title: Rose Under Fire Code Name Verity #2 Author: Elizabeth Wein Publish date: September 10th 2013 by Disney Hyperion Source: Received for review via NetGalley Buy it from: Amazon | Book Depository | IndieBound | Books & Books Goodreads summary: While flying an Allied fighter plane from Paris to England, American ATA pilot and amateur poet, […]