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Buzz Worthy News: JK Kicking Butts January 19, 2014

Buzz Worthy News January 19th 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 »

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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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Book blogger Hair and Make Up Tutorial

Ever wondered how Book Bloggers get ready for the day? Ever wondered what the average Book Blogger's beauty routine looks like? Well wonder no more! Kat Kennedy is here to take you step by step through the wonderful world of make up and hair to achieve a flawless reader... Keep Reading »

Buzz Worthy News 25th June 2012

Buzz Worthy News 25th June 2012

In this week’s Buzz Worthy News: Exciting news from Pottermore, an update on Divergent, a journalist is busted recycling his own work – and, of course, Scandalous Scandals.

Buzz Worthy News is Cuddlebuggery’s weekly news post containing book world news and blogger community gossip. For new YA releases and cover reveals check back on Friday for our Hot New Titles post.

Review: Kissing Shakespeare by Pamela Mingle

Review: Kissing Shakespeare by Pamela Mingle

Kat Kennedy reviews Kissing Shakespeare by Pamela Mingle and ruminates on the character of Shakespeare.

Hot New Titles 22nd June 2012

Hot New Titles 22nd June 2012

Hot New Titles: this week’s new releases and cover reveals. For book world news and scandalous scandals check back on Monday’s for Buzz Worthy News.

Author Interview with Leigh Bardugo and Giveaway

Author Interview with Leigh Bardugo and Giveaway

Kat Kennedy and Stephanie Sinclair travel to Kefta’s “R” Us in LA to interview Leigh Bardugo, author of Shadow and Bone. Normal interview? Yeah right. Join the adventure on our stop for the Shadow and Bone blog tour!

Could you be the next Cuddlebuggery Coblogger?

Kat Kennedy and Stephanie Sinclair are looking for a new co-blogger. Could it be you? Read the post to find out!

10 Ways not to be a douchebag with your ARCs

Kat Kennedy expounds on 10 things you can do with your unwanted ARCs OTHER than sell them on ebay like a douche. Read to find out what they are.

Review: Cinder by Marissa Meyer

Review: Cinder by Marissa Meyer

Kat Kennedy reviews Marissa Meyer’s fantastic debut, Cinder. Also she curses Meyer and uses GIFs – but what else is new?

Review: Destined by Aprilynne Pike

Review: Destined by Aprilynne Pike

Stephanie Sinclair reviews the final book in the Wings series, Destined. She expresses her supreme disappointment in the usual Cuddlebuggery fashion.

Buzz Worthy News 18th June 2012

Buzz Worthy News 18th June 2012

This week in Buzz Worthy News Harper Collins starts its own YA social sites, an author shoots themselves, The Diviners is optioned for a movie, and there’s been a seven figure deal for a controversial book. And, of course, scandalous scandals!

Buzz Worthy News is Cuddlebuggery’s weekly regular Monday post updating you on all the important book world news. For the latest and hottest cover reveals and Young Adult book releases, check out our Friday post, Hot New Titles.

Happy Fathers’ Day Special – Four of the worst fathers in YA

Happy Fathers’ Day Special – Four of the worst fathers in YA

Kat Kennedy runs down a list of four of the worst fathers in Young Adult fiction as an homage to father’s day! Read to see who rates and why they will not be getting an obligatory store-bought card and five minute phone call today.

Giveaway: ARC of Above by Leah Bobet

Giveaway: ARC of Above by Leah Bobet

Today on Cuddlebuggery we are giving away our ARC of Above by Leah Bobet. Enter for your chance to win!

Review: Dark Kiss by Michelle Rowen

Review: Dark Kiss by Michelle Rowen

Kat Kennedy reviews Dark Kiss by Michelle Rowen. She shows absolutely no restraint in her use of GIFs, but what else is new. Tune in to see what made Kat stop reading and why.

Three ARCs I’d sacrifice my children for

Three ARCs I’d sacrifice my children for

Kat Kennedy lists three ARCs. Just three. These three ARCs she would do unspeakable things for. Read to see what books have Kat Kennedy waiting on tenterhooks and what unspeakable things she’d do for them. Stick around and tell her which three ARCs would make your list.

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.