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Buzz Worthy News: The Baz & Simon Edition December 12, 2014

Buzz Worthy News December 6th 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... 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 »

Musings

P.S. I Love Fanfiction

I’ve had these thoughts knocking around in the back of my brain for a few weeks now and as I’m currently in a bit of a reading slump (it’s been awhile since I’ve had one, I didn’t miss it). I decided to ramble for a bit instead of posting a review. I love... Keep Reading »

Review War: Delirium by Lauren Oliver and Giveaway

Review War: Delirium by Lauren Oliver and Giveaway

Kat Kennedy and Isabelle Doan of Wake Up at Seven meet for an epic battle of wills for a Review War of Lauren Oliver’s YA dystopian novel, Delirum! Who’s right and who’s wrong? You be the judge!

Buzz Worthy News 11th June 2012

Buzz Worthy News 11th June 2012

The universe continues it’s barbaric crusade against some of our favourite and most beloved authors, science attempts to rid me of a great way to ignore my kids, J.K. Rowling is causing us to salivate over a Playstation game, Kobo dips it’s flirtatious toes into the self-pubbed world. All this and much, much more in this week’s Buzz Worthy News.

For last week’s cover reveals and this week’s new YA releases, check out our weekly Friday post, Hot New Titles.

Cover Reveal and Giveaway for The Cadet of Tildor by Alex Lidell

Cover Reveal and Giveaway for The Cadet of Tildor by Alex Lidell

Today we have the cover reveal for Alex Tildor’s debut YA fantasy novel, The Cadet of Tildor, along with a two fantastic giveaways!

10 YA Love Interests I’m Probably Too Old to Swoon Over

10 YA Love Interests I’m Probably Too Old to Swoon Over

Stephanie Sinclair, slightly embarrassingly, shares her top 10 YA love interests that she’s probably too old to swoon over, but possibly does anyway. She is also not responsible for the swooning that may ensue while reading this post.

Review: The Piper’s Son by Melina Marchetta

Review: The Piper’s Son by Melina Marchetta

Kat Kennedy posts her review for The Piper’s Son by Melina Marchetta and discusses the trend in YA literature to infantilize teens.

Five of the worst ways to ask for print ARCs

Five of the worst ways to ask for print ARCs

Kat Kennedy breaks down some of the worst ways people could conceivably request Print ARCs of books. And then admits to doing one of them. Read to guess which one!

Review: Preloved by Shirley Marr

Review: Preloved by Shirley Marr

Stephanie Sinclair reviews Shirley Marr’s 80’s inspired, sophomore novel, Preloved, complete with a Flashdance.

Buzz Worthy News 4th June 2012

Buzz Worthy News 4th June 2012

In This week’s Buzz Worthy News: Oprah Winfrey’s Book Club is back, The winner of the Orange Prize is announced, Stephenie Meyer speaks out about E.L.James, another wonderful author passes away and scandalous scandals occur. Read ‘em and weep!

Buzz Worthy News is Cuddlebuggery’s weekly Monday feature focusing on the weekly news and book world gossip. Check back on Fridays for our Hot New Titles posts covering the latest YA releases and hottest cover reveals.

Review: Hemlock by Kathleen Peacock

Review: Hemlock by Kathleen Peacock

Kat Kennedy reviews that recently released Hemlock by Kathleen Peacock.

Hot New Titles 1 June 2012

Hot New Titles 1 June 2012

Cuddlebuggery’s weekly Friday feature highlighting Young Adult releases and amazing cover reveals!

For Buzz Worthy News about the Book world, YA and the best Book blogosphere gossip, tune in on Monday’s for Buzz worthy News!

Vanity Author Rampages Again

Kat Kennedy does a brief chronicle of the latest author drama in which a Vanity author publishes the identity and personal information of a high profile blogger and book reviewer.

5 Ways Harry Potter Scarred Me For Life

5 Ways Harry Potter Scarred Me For Life

There is no other series that has touched my heart more than Harry Potter. Unfortunately, It also ripped it to shreds too. I’m only mildly embarrassed to share my 5 Ways Harry Potter Scarred Me as a Child. Just remember, this is a no judge zone.

5 Ways My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic Can Make You a Better Storyteller

5 Ways My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic Can Make You a Better Storyteller

Kat Kennedy breaks down five ways in which My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic can make a novel better, richer and more dynamic. As an experienced reader across several genres, and tired of reading the same things over and over again – she turns to My Little Pony and it’s series director Lauren Faust for a fresh look at growing great novels.

Buzz Worthy News 28th May 2012

Buzz Worthy News 28th May 2012

This week’s Buzz Wor­thy News includes a rating system for YA books, a marvelous book concept, awesome blogger revenge on a plagiarist, and scandal, scandal and MORE scandal! Check it out and enjoy!

Buzz Wor­thy News is a reg­u­lar Mon­day fea­ture on Cud­dle­bug­gery aimed at keep­ing you informed and up-to-­date on the lat­est book world news, blog­ging posts and drama.

For weekly YA releases and a spot­light on the lat­est cover reveals, check out Friday’s Hot New Titles feature.

Review: Preloved by Shirley Marr

Review: Preloved by Shirley Marr

Kat Kennedy reviews Shirley Marr’s sophomore novel, Preloved, where she discusses dirty thoughts and her fear of The Mullet. Who can blame her?

Review: Insurgent by Veronica Roth

Review: Insurgent by Veronica Roth

Stephanie Sinclair, the black sheep in Young Adult land, reviews the highly anticipated sequel to Divergent, Insurgent by Veronica Roth. She does so with the help of her trusty assistants, Spock and his eyebrows.

Hot New Titles 25th May 2012

Hot New Titles 25th May 2012

Cuddlebuggery’s weekly Friday feature highlighting Young Adult releases and amazing cover reveals!

How To Respond To An Author or Troll Attack

How To Respond To An Author or Troll Attack

Today on the blog we have the Cuddlebuggery Endorsed Troll Response Method and detailed advice for ethical dealings with trolls and harassing authors.

The Recent drama with Rachel Vincent

The Recent drama with Rachel Vincent

The drama llama decided to rear its ugly head once again in reviewer/author land. Here’s a run down of the latest scandal that wasn’t included in this week’s Buzz Worthy News. Ryan, give us your infinite wisdom on what to do!

Spellbound Trilogy Tour Stop and Giveaway

Spellbound Trilogy Tour Stop and Giveaway

Today we are excited to host a tour for the Spellbound Trilogy by Nicki Jefford where she shares an excert from Entangled and gives away a swag pack!

Buzz Worthy News 21 May 2012

Buzz Worthy News 21 May 2012

This weeks Buzz Worthy News includes the winners of the Independent Book Blogger Awards, YA Book gossip, book cover analysis, somebody bashing on YA lit again, book news and scandalous scandals! Check it out and enjoy!

Buzz Worthy News is a regular Monday feature on Cuddlebuggery aimed at keeping you informed and uptodate on the latest book world news, blogging posts and drama.

For weekly YA releases and a spotlight on the latest cover reveals, check out Friday’s Hot New Titles feature.

“Dysfunctional Families”: On YA and Responsible Parenting

“Dysfunctional Families”: On YA and Responsible Parenting

Today we have a guest post from The Book Lantern’s Katya on Dysfunctional Parents in YA and what responsibilities parents have in regards to what reading material kids have access to.

Review: Delirium by Lauren Oliver

Review: Delirium by Lauren Oliver

Kat Kennedy reviews Delirium by Lauren Oliver where she questions the believability of a loveless society.

Cover Reveal and Giveaway for Stormdancer by Jay Kristoff

Cover Reveal and Giveaway for Stormdancer by Jay Kristoff

Today’s Cover Reveal of Jay Kristoff’s AMAZING Stormdancer US Cover. Enter the draw here at Cuddlebuggery for the chance to win an ARC of Stormdancer, AND get your bonus question to enter a second competition for a Stormdancer ARC.

Hot New Titles 18 May 2012

Hot New Titles 18 May 2012

This week’s Hot New Titles have this week’s releases and last week’s excellent cover reveals. At 12PM EST Cuddlebuggery will be revealing Jay Kristoff’s Stormdancer US cover so don’t forget to check back for that.