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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.

YA SciFi Mystery | This Shattered World by Amie Kaufman & Meagan Spooner

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This Shattered World left me disappointed… Book Review: This Shattered World by Amie Kaufman & Meagan Spooner Goodreads | This Shattered World: A Starbound Novel |

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Top Ten Sequels I Can’t Wait To Read

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Sometimes I wonder why I bother doing anything else other than read. Because clearly there’s not enough time to do it all. Top Ten Sequels I Can’t Wait To Read 1. Winter by Marissa Meyer- Not only is this the ...

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9 YA Authors With Books in Other Genres

9 ya authors with books in other genres

I often forget that outside the fun and lively world of YA literature, our favorite authors write books in OTHER genres. How could they do this to us?! Well, I’ve exposed their heinous deeds other work in this handy post. ...

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November 2014 Young Adult Book Deals

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It’s the beginning of November, which means YA eBOOK DEAL ALERT!! And, per usual, hide yo wallets, hide yo credit cards. Cuz there are some gems. Frugal Fantasy Reader The Frugal Fantasy Reader is a Read.Breathe.Relax. original feature that lists ...

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Sleeping Beauty’s Daughter | Book Review: Princess of Thorns by Stacey Jay

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Princess of Thorns continues the story of Sleeping Beauty and answers an age-old question – What happens next? Book Review: Princess of Thorns by Stacey Jay Goodreads | Amazon |

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Top 10 Characters You Wish Would Get Their Own Book

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All this wishing makes me hopeful authors will hear our desperate pleas. Top 10 Characters You Wish Would Get Their Own Book 1. Hermione Granger, Harry Potter- I would take ANY of the Harry Potter characters, honestly, but Hermione would ...

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YA Space Adventure | Book Review: Zodiac by Romina Russell

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Zodiac is a bit of a mixed bag… Book Review:Zodiac by Romina Russell Goodreads | Amazon |

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Raven Cycle #TarotTour & #BlueLily Giveaway

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Get ready for some book talk about Blue Lily, Lily Blue, the latest sequel in the Raven Cycle series, and a HUGE giveaway from Scholastic at the bottom of the post. Thanks a ton to Scholastic for sponsoring this giveaway ...

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16 New 2015 YA Books to Get Excited About

16 new 2015 young adult books to get excited about

Not to cause a panic, but…THERE ARE A MILLION YOUNG ADULT BOOKS COMING OUT NEXT YEAR! Luckily for you, I’ve narrowed down the 2015 YA debut books and series to 16 book that I think are going to be truly ...

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Take the #ThanksReading Challenge & Promote Literacy

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The Literally app is sponsoring #ThanksReading in November. It’s a great initiative that promotes literacy and YOU CAN HELP! Take the #ThanksReading Challenge For every 100 pages you read during the month of November, Literally will donate $1 toward Reading ...

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