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Author Archives: Lisa Parkin

I'm a hardcore lover of young adult fiction and have been reviewing books since 2011. Other interests include Downton Abbey, heat lightning storms, Harry Potter land and (begrudingly) one orange tabby.

Romantic Guilty Pleasure | Book Review: Famous in Love by Rebecca Serle

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Get ready for some romantic entanglements in Famous in Love. Book Review: Famous in Love by Rebecca Serle Goodreads | Amazon |

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Latest on the HuffPost: 4 YA Book Trends to Look for in 2015

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It’s been awhile, but I’ve finally written something new for The Huffington Post! Latest on the HuffPost: 4 YA Book Trends to Look for in 2015 I love getting excited about new books, so after a day of sorting through ...

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#TheSorcererHeir Style Board: World of Weir Blog Tour

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Welcome to Week 5 of the World of Weir blog tour! #TheSorcererHeir Style Board: World of Weir Blog Tour About the World of Weir Blog Tour The Sorcerer Heir is the final book in the Heir Chronicles series, and in ...

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Let’s Discuss: The Desire to Find Out How A Book Ends Without Reading It

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Time and money are finite resources, and because we all prioritize them differently, there are some book series we’ve all given up on due to lack of interest, time or bad plots. In this post I’ve listed some endings of ...

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The TBR Tag

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Well isn’t this fun?! I was tagged by the awesome Margie from Bumbles and Fairy Tales for the TBR tag post! I’m about to answer every question you ever never had about my to-be-read pile, a.k.a. the pile of books ...

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YA Book Character Halloween Costume Ideas

YA Book Character Halloween Ideas 2014

Want your Halloween costume to be bookish or literary this October 31? ME TOO. I’ve been thinking up young adult book related costumes for awhile. Below are some book character costume ideas to inspire you! YA Book Character Halloween Costume ...

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#TheDarkestMinds Giveaway: Book Series + Tote Bag

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We have got some serious The Darkest Minds swag to give away today! #TheDarkestMinds Giveaway: Book Series + Tote Bag About The Giveaway Disney-Hyperion is the host of this incredible giveaway, so get excited! Before you scroll down to the ...

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Snow White in Space | Book Review: Stitching Snow by R.C. Lewis

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Get ready to add Stitching Snow to your TBR! Book Review: Stitching Snow by R.C. Lewis Goodreads | Amazon |

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October 2014 Young Adult Book Deals

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Young adult book deals coming atcha for this month! ALERT THE MEDIA! Sabriel is $1.99 on Kindle! If you read it (please), and like it (you must), then message me so we can talk about it (I beg you). Frugal ...

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Ten Books For Readers Who Like Character Driven Novels

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So I know what a character-driven story is (character-driven, duh), but I was curious as to what the actual definition was, and I found this: “Writers who write character-driven stories tend to focus on aesthetics and feelings, creativity and imagination. ...

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