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Buzz Worthy News of Triggers June 28, 2015

Welcome to Buzz Worthy News where the stories are awesome and not at all well-written. Need your YA industry news? This week Kat Kennedy is here to give it to you straight. In this week’s Buzz Worthy News: Judy Bloom Blows up on Trigger Warnings, New Harry Potter Play on... Keep Reading »

Hot New Titles

Hot New Titles: The Week of Covers June 30th 2015

Welcome to Hot New Titles! This week has all the cover reveals from Harper! My Fingers hurt! Please send help! Or more books! New releases include Shadowshaper by Daniel José Older, Under the Lights by Dahlia Adler and Storm by Amanda Sun. Book deals to put on your... Keep Reading »

Musings

How to Get and Keep Getting ARCs, Written by a Dinosaur

If you want ARCs and if you want to keep getting them then this post is for you. Time to chase down those publishers and consume them like a dinosaur. Professionally, of course. And if you follow this guide, you'll not only be like the Tyrannosaurus Rex of ARCs. You'll be a... Keep Reading »

Review: Obsidian by Jennifer L. Armentrout

Review: Obsidian by Jennifer L. Armentrout

Kat Kennedy reviews Obsidian by Jennifer L. Armentrout, plays a drinking game for the best insults to Daemon, muses over the story and characters and compares Obsidian to Twilight. Come find out what Kat ultimately decided about the controversial and addictive Young Adult series.

Review: The Lost Prince by Julie Kagawa + Giveaway

Review: The Lost Prince by Julie Kagawa + Giveaway

Stephanie Sinclair reviews Julie Kagawa’s newest novel, The Lost Prince and has only a mild bout of fangirlism. What can she say? It’s an improvement. Also, ARC giveaway!

Review: Entangled by Nikki Jefford

Review: Entangled by Nikki Jefford

Kat Kennedy reviews Entangled by Nikki Jefford and takes this opportunity to rant a little bit, then rant a little bit more. Read on to see what went down and while Entangled just didn’t seem to work.

Buzz Worthy News: 1 October 2012

Buzz Worthy News: 1 October 2012

Wel­come to this week’s Buzz Wor­thy News! Where Sir Peter Stothard is calling the bloggerpocalypse, The Casual Vacancy is released and causes me heart palpitations, someone is messing with Wuthering Heights – AGAIN, and I’m running a competition on who can best make fun of Stan Lee. 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.

Releases and Reveals

Releases and Reveals

Welcome to this week’s ensemble of new releases and cover reveals. Check out the latest and greatest in the Young Adult world and tell us what you think and are excited for.

Dear Debby Advice for Fictional YA Characters (5)

Dear Debby Advice for Fictional YA Characters (5)

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]

Cover Reveal for Release by M.R. Merrick

Cover Reveal for Release by M.R. Merrick

Today on the blog we reveal the cover for the third book in M.R. Merrick’s Protector’s series, Release. Once again an author has missed a marvelous opportunity to hire us to design their covers! Hopefully this post will start to set them straight! Click on to see the three mock covers we’ve created for Merrick’s new book before we reveal the real one.

Shit I’m Sick of Reading Part 3

Shit I’m Sick of Reading Part 3

Stephanie Sinclair muses about bad romances in YA literature, how it portrays unhealthy relationships and gives her list of the 6 Worst Male YA Love Interests.

Review: The Shadow Society by Marie Rutkoski + Giveaway

Review: The Shadow Society by Marie Rutkoski + Giveaway

Stephanie Sinclair reviews Marie Rutkoski’s YA Paranormal Romance novel The Shadow Society. Read on to see what she thought and enter for a chance to with the ARC!

Review: Unspoken by Sarah Rees Brennan

Review: Unspoken by Sarah Rees Brennan

With a heavy heart Stephanie Sinclair reviews Sarah Rees Brennan’s novel Unspoken. She feels like she’s just broken off a relationship, which is probably why she wrote a letter instead of a normal review. But since when is anything on Cuddlebuggery “normal?”

Author Interview with Jay Kristoff and Giveaway

Author Interview with Jay Kristoff and Giveaway

Kat Kennedy, Stephanie Sinclair and Adam Archer travel to Shima to meet up and interview Jay Kristoff, author of the YA Japanese inspired, Steampunk novel Stormdancer. Also, we are giving away books, yo.

Buzz Worthy News: 24 September 2012

Buzz Worthy News: 24 September 2012

Wel­come to this week’s Buzz Wor­thy News! Where you could be America’s Next Author, Walmart breaks up with Amazon, Molly Crabapple Occupies Jail and E.L James gives us the choice between something horrible, and something more horrible on top of that. 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.

New Releases and Cover Reveals

Check out this week’s Hot New Releases and Cover Reveals.

Dear Debby: Advice Column for Fictional Characters (4)

Dear Debby: Advice Column for Fictional Characters (4)

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]

Cover Reveal: Pantomime by Laura Lam

Cover Reveal: Pantomime by Laura Lam

Today we help reveal the gorgeous new cover of Laura Lam’s debut novel, Pantomime. Come and see the three mock covers that Cover Fashion Francine made to celebrate and prove her photoshop skills – how do they compare to the real deal? Read on to find out!

ARC Giveaway and Interview with Kasie West

ARC Giveaway and Interview with Kasie West

Pivot Point by Kasie West Is about a girl, Addie, with the ability to look forward in time and see how a decision will change her future. Steph and I had the horrifically difficult decision to either interview Kasie West or an Angry Lioness. At first we weren’t sure which one to interview. However, after temporarily borrowing Addie’s powers, we looked into both futures. Read on to see what we saw.

Review: Teeth by Hannah Moskowitz

Review: Teeth by Hannah Moskowitz

Kat Kennedy reviews Teeth by Hannah Moskowitz, sheds a tear and gives out an offer of schnuggle to all who make it through this book. Read on to find out why.

Review: Falling Kingdoms by Morgan Rhodes

Review: Falling Kingdoms by Morgan Rhodes

Stephanie Sinclair gives yet another positive review to a high fantasy novel. This time for Morgan Rhodes’ YA novel, Falling Kingdoms. What is the world coming to? Read more to find out what she thought!

Review: Easy by Tamara Webber

Review: Easy by Tamara Webber

Kat Kennedy reviews Easy by Tamara Webber, shakes her booty and waxes lyrical about the treatment of rape in literature. Read on to see what got her shaking what her mother gave her.

Buzz Worthy News 17th September 2012

Buzz Worthy News 17th September 2012

Wel­come to this week’s Buzz Wor­thy News! Where adults are reading Young Adult, we can’t say vagina, trolling: book shop level and Harper Collins throws down the gauntlet and challenges you to send them your unagented submissions. 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.

Review: Riveted by Meljean Brook

Review: Riveted by Meljean Brook

Kat Kennedy makes a small divergence from Young Adult novels to review Riveted by Meljean Brook. Read more to find out what she thought!

Cover Fashion by Francine: Who Covered It Best

Cover Fashion by Francine: Who Covered It Best

Cover Fashion by Francine launches, ready to keep you fresh on all the latest cover styles, trends, reveals and fun! Today’s post – Who Covered it Best – examining five covers using the same stock image and comparing them for effect. Read more to find out how they stack up.

Dear Debby: Advice Column for Fictional Characters (3)

Dear Debby: Advice Column for Fictional Characters (3)

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 a lit­er­ary char­ac­ters, please email [email protected]

Interview with Melina Marchetta + Giveaway

Interview with Melina Marchetta + Giveaway

Kat Kennedy, Stephanie Sinclair and Adam Archer visit a temple dedicated to Melina Marchetta. An interview is had and, as usual, things don’t go completely according to plan.

Review: Onyx by Jennifer L. Armentrout

Review: Onyx by Jennifer L. Armentrout

Stephanie Sinclair gives her thoughts on Onyx by Jennifer L. Armentrout and somehow demonstrates the ability to fan herself and write a review at the same time. Amazing.