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Buzz Worthy News: Cinderella’s Slipper 11-21-2014

Welcome to Buzz Worthy News where the stories are awesome and not at all well-written. Need your YA industry news? Never fear, Kat and Kate are here to give it all to you. Just, ya know, not in any kinda sophisticated sense or nothing. In this week’s Buzz Worthy... Keep Reading »

Hot New Titles

Hot New Titles: November 4th 2014

Welcome to Hot New Titles, enabling your book buying habit one title at a time! New releases include Mortal Heart by Robin LaFevers, The Retribution of Mara Dyer by Michelle Hodkin and Forbidden by Kimberley Griffiths Little. Book Deals to put on your radar: The... Keep Reading »

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Australians don't celebrate Thanksgiving. So I thought I'd start a new tradition here in Australia for celebrating Thanksgiving by getting in the Thanksgiving spirit. By recognising the things that I am grateful for. -Books, books and more books. Everything by Jay Kristoff,... Keep Reading »

Blogoversary Day 4: Guest Post by Author Leigh Bardugo

Blogoversary Day 4: Guest Post by Author Leigh Bardugo

Today Leigh Bardugo, author of Shadow and Bone, has brought a few awesome treats: Mal and Darkling teasers and a giveaway you’re sure to love.

Blogoversary Day 3: Guest Post by Author Kendare Blake

Blogoversary Day 3: Guest Post by Author Kendare Blake

Kendare Blake stops by on Day 3 of our blogoversary to spread rumors about us in a hilarious roast post. Check it out and enter to win a really sweet prize!

Blogoversary Day 2: Guest Post by Author Jay Kristoff

Blogoversary Day 2: Guest Post by Author Jay Kristoff

Jay Kristoff, Awesome Author of Stormdancer and all-round…person of definable human origins, has come around to our blog to help us celebrate our massive blogoversary.

Cuddlebuggery’s One Year Anniversary – A Year in Review

Cuddlebuggery’s One Year Anniversary – A Year in Review

It’s hard to believe Cuddlebuggery is turning 1! We’ve had a blast over the past year causing mischief and shenanigans. Are you ready for more? I know we are. Check out some of our highlights over the year and enter to win an eReader of your choice!

Buzz Worthy News: 11 February 2013

Buzz Worthy News: 11 February 2013

Cuddlebuggery turns 1, DOJ brings out the big guns and Macmillan finally settles, please say it ain’t so with the re-selling of ebooks, ruining classics is apparently IN, huge movie news for Julie Kagawa fans, and controversies round out the week! Come check out all this and more in this week’s Buzz Worthy News.

Buzz Worthy News is Cuddlebuggery’s weekly news post bringing you all the best information about the book and blogging world, particularly for the venn diagram of people who overlap between the two. For new releases and cover reveals of all the best Young Adult fiction, check out our Sunday post: How New Titles.

Hot New Titles: 10 February 2013

Hot New Titles: 10 February 2013

Welcome to Hot New Titles! Cue the flailing because awesome books like Scarlet, Pantomime and Unravel Me were released this week! And fulfill your cover lust with pretties like UK cover of The Falconer, the stunning covers for Awakening and Marie Antoinette Serial Killer, which promises rolling heads. Sounds like an awesome time. Do you hear that sound? It’s your TBR list. It’s saying, “Add mo’ boooookkkksss.”

Hot New Titles is Cuddlebuggery’s weekly post for YA releases and cover reveals. Don’t forget you can follow us on Facebook for all the cover reveals throughout the week and more fun. Clicking the covers takes you to the book’s GoodReads page. As always, we thank Stories and Sweeties, who compiles great lists of new releases and hosts monthly New Releases Giveaways! And thank you to Christina from Reader of Fictions, home of Cover Snark, for keeping me in the know for the newest cover reveals! For all the latest book world news and book blogging gossip, check out our weekly Monday feature, Buzz Worthy News.

5 Reasons the Bella Swan YA Heroine Exists

5 Reasons the Bella Swan YA Heroine Exists

Kat Kennedy expounds on five conspiracy theories at to why the Bella Swan type Mary Sue heroine exists in Young Adult literature today.

“My Life Post-Pub”: Q&A with Gennifer Albin + Giveaway

“My Life Post-Pub”: Q&A with Gennifer Albin + Giveaway

Asking a reader what they think life after publishing is like, is akin to guessing how many licks it takes to get to the center of a toostie pop. Thankfully, today we have the supreme pleasure to welcome Gennifer Albin, author of Crewel, back to Cuddlebuggery to discuss how life really is once you’ve released you book into the wild.

Blog Tour: Prodigy by Marie Lu and Giveaway

Blog Tour: Prodigy by Marie Lu and Giveaway

Prodigy hit stores Jan. 29th, so *psst* if you’re curious about this mysterious “bathtub scene” some of us have been whispering about, the wait is officially over. Spoiler: That was me enabling you. Or… you can enter for a chance to win one of two Prodigy ARCs at the end of this post!

Review: The Madness Underneath by Maureen Johnson

Review: The Madness Underneath by Maureen Johnson

Adrienne Fray reviews The Madness Underneath by Maureen Johnson. Read on to find out why she recommends it with some reservations.

Review: The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken

Review: The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken

Kat Kennedy reviews her second Bracken book and has a massive change of heart. Come find out why!

Buzz Worthy News: 4 Februray 2013

Buzz Worthy News: 4 Februray 2013

Tor is accepting submissions straight from authors, small publishers are rocking the literary world, bookish awards, Uncle Tom’s Cabin play… now with white slaves, Amy Peohler has a new medium to blast us with awesome, and huge movie news for Vampire Academy fans! Come check out all this and more in this week’s Buzz Worthy News.

Buzz Worthy News is Cuddlebuggery’s weekly news post bringing you all the best information about the book and blogging world, particularly for the venn diagram of people who overlap between the two. For new releases and cover reveals of all the best Young Adult fiction, check out our Sunday post: How New Titles.

Hot New Titles: 3 February 2013

Hot New Titles: 3 February 2013

Welcome to Hot New Titles! This week we had a few hotly anticipated books released like Prodigy, The Madman’s Daughter and Asunder! And SO many pretty cover reveals including 2013 debut Control, the Middle Grade horror novel The Year of Shadows, and the stunning cover for Inheritance. I swear, it’s like all the publishers conspired to flood the blogosphere with awesome this week. *dies*

Hot New Titles is Cuddlebuggery’s weekly post for YA releases and cover reveals. Don’t forget you can follow us on Facebook for all the cover reveals throughout the week and more fun. Clicking the covers takes you to the book’s GoodReads page. As always, we thank Stories and Sweeties, who compiles great lists of new releases and hosts monthly New Releases Giveaways! Thank you to Christina from Reader of Fictions, home of Cover Snark, for keeping me in the know for the newest cover reveals! For all the latest book world news and book blogging gossip, check out our weekly Monday feature, Buzz Worthy News.

Review: Boundless by Cynthia Hand

Review: Boundless by Cynthia Hand

Stephanie Sinclair reviews the final installment in the Unearthly series by Cynthia Hand, Boundless. She expresses her sadness at the end of a favorite series and also shares a few frustrations about the ending. Check out her thoughts!

January ARC Box Giveaway

January ARC Box Giveaway

Want to win a box of January ARCs? Of course you do! Check out what we’ve got up for grabs!

Review: The Bully Book by Eric Kahn Gale

Review: The Bully Book by Eric Kahn Gale

Stephanie Sinclair actually approves of a Middle Grade novel. *gasp* Find out why she calls The Bully Book by Eric Kahn Gale “hilarious and utterly charming.”

Review: Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi

Review: Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi

So, yeah: I liked “Shatter Me.” It has plenty of teeth-grinding stupidity, but I certainly don’t dislike it as much as many others seem to. I think that Ms. Mafi shows a great deal of promise, and I’ll be reading the rest of the trilogy to see if she can overcome her issues and smooth out those rough edges.

Review: The Archived by Victoria Schwab

Review: The Archived by Victoria Schwab

Stephanie Sinclair reviews The Archived by Victoria Schwab and shows what happens when you put off reading a book you knew you’d love: The book surprises you and you find a favorite.

Review: Just One Day by Gayle Forman

Review: Just One Day by Gayle Forman

Stephanie Sinclair finally experiences the magic that is Gayle Forman with Just One Day.

Buzz Worthy News: 28th January 2013

Buzz Worthy News: 28th January 2013

YA is sweeping the floor with the competition, Amazon launches two new imprints, Stephen King tells the NRA to go to hell in 25 pages, The Selection may gets its CW time slot yet, JJ Abrams might be directing Star Wars VII, and controversy after controversy! Come check out all this and more in this week’s Buzz Worthy News.

Buzz Worthy News is Cuddlebuggery’s weekly news post bringing you all the best information about the book and blogging world, particularly for the venn diagram of people who overlap between the two. For new releases and cover reveals of all the best Young Adult fiction, check out our Sunday post: How New Titles.

Hot New Titles: 27 January 2013

Hot New Titles: 27 January 2013

Welcome to Hot New Titles! This week we had a few hotly anticipated books released like The Archived, Boundless and Everbound! Don’t let the pretty faces fool you, those heroines kick ass. We also have fantastic cover reveals including Blurred, the UK cover for The Night Itself, Reclaimed and the 10th anniversary redesigned covers for The Spiderwick Chronicles. So many awesome books to check out this week! Shhh… don’t tell my husband… I’m off to the bookstore!

Hot New Titles is Cuddlebuggery’s weekly post for YA releases and cover reveals. Don’t forget you can follow us on Facebook for all the cover reveals throughout the week and more fun. Clicking the covers takes you to the book’s GoodReads page. As always, we thank Stories and Sweeties, who compiles great lists of new releases and hosts monthly New Releases Giveaways! For all the latest book world news and book blogging gossip, check out our weekly Monday feature, Buzz Worthy News.

Five Step Method To Ensure Non-Plagiarism Real Good

Five Step Method To Ensure Non-Plagiarism Real Good

Good people, great bloggers, wonderful friends of ours have been hit with the big P. I’ve named it the Plagiarism Plague in honor of the event. Find out how you can avoid it!

Pantomime by Laura Lam Blog Tour

Pantomime by Laura Lam Blog Tour

Kat Kennedy and Stephanie Sinclair interview Laura Lam for her upcoming debut release, Pantomime! Come see what all the fuss is about for the little circus book that could!

Review: Touch of Power by Maria V. Snyder

Review: Touch of Power by Maria V. Snyder

Kat Kennedy fairly gushes over Touch of Power, Maria V. Snyder’s first book in her Healer series. Come check out what all the fuss was about.

Review: The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken

Review: The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken

“I’m going to warn you in advance that it can be quite the emotional roller coaster, but trust me, it’s well worth the ride.” Adrienne Fray reviews The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken.