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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.

2015 YA Sequels We’re Still Waiting On

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There are STILL 2015 YA sequels that aren’t out yet. This is when I go full on GRABBY HANDS. Fangirl In the Know Fangirl in the Know is a new Read.Breathe.Relax. original feature that will help readers stay updated on ...

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Win a FREE Year of Uppercase – YA Book Subscription Box!

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In honor of Uppercase’s 1 year anniversary, we’re giving away a FREE YEAR of Uppercase boxes! Win a FREE Year of Uppercase – YA Book Subscription Box! Aside from the grand prize, three other Expert box prizes are: 1 x ...

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Vibrant & Magical | Book Review: The Weight of Feathers by Anna-Marie McLemore

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The Weight of Feathers’ family rivalry makes the Hatfields and McCoys look tame… Book Review: The Weight of Feathers by Anna-Marie McLemore Goodreads | Amazon | Anna-Marie McLemore’s Website Title & Author: The Weight of Feathers: A Novel by Anna-Marie ...

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Let’s Discuss: How Do You Judge if a Book is Good?

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Thoughts and questions about reading coming atcha! Let’s Discuss: How Do You Judge if a Book is Good? How do you judge if a book is truly good? This seems like a really obvious question to ask, but there are ...

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Behind the Scenes Writing of Court of Fives by Kate Elliot

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As a huge fan of the debut series Court of Fives, I’m excited to share with you a behind the scenes look at the journey author Kate Elliott took to publish her new YA fantasy book. For you aspiring writers ...

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Must-Read Fantasy| Book Review: Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo

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Six of Crows is going to ROCK YOUR WORLD. Book Review: Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo Goodreads | Amazon | Leigh Bardugo’s Website Title & Author: Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo Genre: Young Adult – High Fantasy Release ...

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#ScorchTrials Movie & Book Giveaway!

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The Scorch Trials movie comes out September 18th and to getcha excited, I’m hosting a fab book/movie giveaway! #ScorchTrials Movie & Book Giveaway About The Scorch Trials Book & Movie Scorch Trials Book I read The Maze Runner for the ...

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Best Bookish Back to School Supplies

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Even though I’m not in school anymore doesn’t mean I can’t lovingly admire all the super cute school items I see in stores. I’ve complied some of my favorite literary and bookish back to school supplies! What was your favorite ...

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Magic Meets Orgeon Trail| Book Review: Walk on Earth a Stranger by Rae Carson

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Walk on Earth a Stranger is a historical fantasy book you’re going to want to read! Book Review: Walk on Earth a Stranger by Rae Carson Goodreads | Amazon | Rae Carson’s Website Title & Author: Walk on Earth a ...

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2016 YA Book to Movie Adaptions

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Are you ready for 2016 YA book to movie adaptions? Because they aren’t stopping! I’m especially excited about the titles that are being made for the big screen next year! 2016 YA Book to Movie Adaptions Note: The release dates ...

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