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Buzz Worthy News: August 24, 2015

Welcome to Buzz Worthy News where the stories are awesome and not at all well-written. Need your YA industry news? Never fear, Kate Copseeley and Kat Kennedy is here to give it to you straight. In this week’s Buzz Worthy News: Sad Puppies and Rabid Puppies lose out on... Keep Reading »

Hot New Titles

Hot New Titles: July 14th 2015

Welcome to Hot New Titles the feature that supports the decision to buy ALL THE BOOKS listed. Weeeeeeeee! New releases include About a Girl by Sarah McCarry, The Blind Wish by Amber Lough and Deceptive by Emily Lloyd-Jones. Cover reveals include Glass Sword by... Keep Reading »

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2016’s Debut Titles to Watch

2016 is shaping up to be an amazing year already, with incredible big titles and sequels in popular series. My challenge was to find titles I felt were going under the radar that I'm really excited about. And I kept it at five because I could have gone on for about 500 tbh. So... Keep Reading »

Review: Prodigy by Marie Lu

Review: Prodigy by Marie Lu

Stephanie Sinclair reviews Prodigy by Marie Lu, regrets ever complaining about the characters in Legend and has a moment of angst. She’s sorry. It was unavoidable.

Review: Lola and the Boy Next Door by Stephanie Perkins

Review: Lola and the Boy Next Door by Stephanie Perkins

Adrienne Fray reviews Stephanie Perkins’ Lola and the Boy Next Door. She found it charming. Read more to find out why!

Review: Ask the Passengers by A.S. King

Review: Ask the Passengers by A.S. King

Cuddlebuggery’s newest reviewer, Anna Swenson, reviews Ask the Passengers by A.S. King. Read more to find out what she thought!

Buzz Worthy News: 5 November 2012

Buzz Worthy News: 5 November 2012

Wel­come to this week’s Buzz Wor­thy News! Penguin has moved into Random’s House , George Lucas sells Star Wars to Disney, and hurricane Sandy disrupts the publishing world! All this and much, much more. Read on to find out everything that’s been hap­pen­ing in the book world this week.

Buzz Wor­thy News is Cuddlebuggery’s weekly Mon­day news post. Bring­ing you all the most inter­est­ing, rel­e­vant and fun news from the pub­lish­ing and book blog­ging world.

Hot New Titles: 4 November 2012

Hot New Titles: 4 November 2012

Welcome to Hot New Titles! Check out the this week’s most anticipated YA releases like Rebel Heart, Venom, and Midnight City. And this week we had fantastic cover reveals for titles like A Darkness Strange and Lovely, The Ward and Vortex. All this and more!

Hot New Titles is Cuddlebuggery’s weekly post for YA releases and cover reveals. For all the latest book world news and book blogging gossip, check out our weekly Monday feature, Buzz Worthy News.

Dear Debby: Advice Column for Fictional Characters (8)

Dear Debby: Advice Column for Fictional Characters (8)

Dear Debby is Cuddlebuggery’s weekly advice col­umn for Fic­tional, Young Adult char­ac­ters to get some life or romance advice. Debby is a car­ing, nur­tur­ing soul giv­ing down to earth, wise words of wis­dom to those in need. To email Dear Debby about your fic­tional trou­bles and lit­er­ary char­ac­ters, please email [email protected]

Five Ways to Survive Reading a Bad Book

Five Ways to Survive Reading a Bad Book

Kat Kennedy details five awesome methods for surviving truly horrible book reading experiences. Read on to find out how you too can be a book ninja!

Review: A Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin

Review: A Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin

Somehow, Martin manages to take all of these pieces and make a cohesive whole. It all ties together wonderfully, and I’m at a loss as to how he manages to do it so well. Naturally, there are a lot of loose ends left after things draw to a close, yet it stands as a compliment to Martin’s storytelling ability that I wanted to pick up the sequel the moment that I finished the first installment.

Review: The Diviners by Libba Bray

Review: The Diviners by Libba Bray

Cuddlebuggery’s newest reviewer, Adrienne Fray, reviews The Diviners by Libba Bray.

Review: Scarlet by Marissa Meyer

Review: Scarlet by Marissa Meyer

Stephanie Sinclair reviews the highly anticipated sequel to Cinder, Scarlet, by Marissa Meyer and expresses HER EMOTIONS and possibly THROWS ALL THE THINGS thanks to the ending.

Buzz Worthy News: 29 October 2012

Buzz Worthy News: 29 October 2012

Wel­come to this week’s Buzz Wor­thy News! Penguin and Random House merging, Janet Reid gives Indies authors hard numbers, and movie news for several books! All this and much, much more. Read on to find out everything that’s been hap­pen­ing in the book world this week.

Buzz Wor­thy News is Cuddlebuggery’s weekly Mon­day news post. Bring­ing you all the most inter­est­ing, rel­e­vant and fun news from the pub­lish­ing and book blog­ging world.

Reveals and Releases

Reveals and Releases

Check out this week’s new releases and cover reveals – of which there were a lot of. The Highlights, some incredible covers, some unexpected covers and some…interesting covers. Read on to check them out.

Review: Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell

Review: Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell

That rare book that deserves the titling of “novel,” David Mitchell’s work is an ambitious piece of literature that manages to tell a wide-reaching story without once losing its focus.

Review: Froi of the Exiles by Melina Marchetta

Review: Froi of the Exiles by Melina Marchetta

Stephanie Sinclair takes a moment to marvel at complex characterization and master storytelling in her review of Froi of the Exiles by Melina Marchetta.

Fierce Reads Event Recap- Bethesda Library + Epic Giveaway

Fierce Reads Event Recap- Bethesda Library + Epic Giveaway

Stephanie Sinclair recaps Macmillan’s Fall Fierce Reads event where she met Leigh Bardugo, Marie Rutkoski, Gennifer Albin and Caragh O’Brien. Oh and there’s a HUGE giveaway you don’t want to miss!

Five Tips for Seducing Book Bloggers

Five Tips for Seducing Book Bloggers

Ever struggled to generate interest in your book and hook book bloggers into reviewing it? Looking desperately at the magical 50 reviews on Amazon and wondering how best to make it happen? Kat Kennedy lays down some tips and advice based on the many, many review requests that Cuddlebuggery receives and the experience we have with the requests we approve. What’s the difference between acceptance and rejection for us at Cuddlebuggery? Read on to find out!

Introducing…

Introducing…

Kat and I take a moment to introduce our three new reviewers!

Buzz Worthy News 22 October 2012

Buzz Worthy News 22 October 2012

Buzz Worthy News Wel­come to this week’s Buzz Wor­thy News! […]

Reveals and Releases

Reveals and Releases

Come to see the hottest books to come out this week and the brand new titles with their brand new covers to drool over!

5 Reasons Your Young Adult Novel Might Suck

5 Reasons Your Young Adult Novel Might Suck

Kat Kennedy breaks down 5 Reasons Your Young Adult Novel Might Suck and covers many of the baffling and not so baffling ways that teenagers are written in YA these days. Read on to find out more!

Cover Reveal: Arclight by Josin L. McQuein

Cover Reveal: Arclight by Josin L. McQuein

We reveal the cover to Josin L. McQuein’s new novel, Arclight – but first we give her the option of possibly having one of the three snazzy covers we mocked up for her instead.

Cover Reveal: Phoebe Pope and the Year of Four by Nya Jade + Giveaway

Cover Reveal: Phoebe Pope and the Year of Four by Nya Jade + Giveaway

We reveal the new cover for Nya Jade’s book, Phoebe Pope and the Year of Four and give you a chance to win a $100 gift card for Tiffany & Co.

Blog Tour Stop: Guest Post with Gennifer Albin and Giveaway

Blog Tour Stop: Guest Post with Gennifer Albin and Giveaway

Today debut author, Gennifer Albin, stops by Cuddlebuggery for a guest post on crafting female characters apart of the Crewel Blog Tour. Check it out and enter the giveaway for a chance to win Crewel and a bracelet!

Blog Tour Stop: Author Interview with Marie Rutkoski + Giveaway

Blog Tour Stop: Author Interview with Marie Rutkoski + Giveaway

Kat Kennedy and Stephanie Sinclair interview Marie Rutkoski, Young Adult author of The Shadow Society and engage in a battle of Ninjas vs. Pirates.

Review War: Unspoken by Sarah Rees Brennan

Review War: Unspoken by Sarah Rees Brennan

Kat Kennedy and Stephanie Sinclair return to the review battle arena to hash it out over Unspoken by Sarah Rees Brennan. Watch the war and decide for yourself who wins the debate!