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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.

Latest on the HuffPost: Q&A With Snow Like Ashes Author

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Another HuffPost article coming atcha! Latest on the HuffPost: Q&A With Snow Like Ashes Author I had the great honor of chatting with Sara Raasch, the author of Snow Like Ashes. We talked about the first draft of her book, ...

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Discuss: Reviewer’s Regret or Changing Your Mind About Books You Rated Awhile Ago

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Let’s talk about hindsight, time and comparison can skew our perspective on books we read in the past. Discuss: Reviewer’s Regret or Changing Your Mind About Books You Rated Awhile Ago Has this ever happened to you? Maybe you’re scrolling ...

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Top Ten Books & Movies To Get You in the Halloween Spirit

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This is a list for people who enjoy the idea of scary books and movies but who can’t actually handle them. I can only hope there are other softies out there like me! Top Ten Books & Movies To Get ...

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80s Nerd Heaven | Book Review: Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

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Ready Player One is a perfect storm of geek and nerd culture – 80s references + video gamer culture. Book Review: Ready Player One by Ernest Cline Goodreads | Amazon |

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Author Redemption | Book Review: The Young Elites by Marie Lu

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If you’re looking for a great new debut series to sink into, The Young Elites is where its at. Book Review: The Young Elites by Marie Lu Goodreads | The Young Elites |

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Top Ten New Series I Want To Start

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The better question is, what new series do I NOT want to start… Top New Series I Want To Start 1. Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo- I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again – Leigh Bardugo is ...

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Huge Forbidden Giveaway: 3 Books + Belly Dancing

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Remember me talking about the lush, exotic setting of Forbidden? Well, I’m SO excited to share with you this epic giveaway! Huge Forbidden Giveaway: 3 Books + Belly Dancing About Forbidden On November 4th, HarperCollins unveils Forbidden, a seductive YA ...

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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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