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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: We Were Liars by E. Lockhart

Review: We Were Liars by E. Lockhart

Steph reviews We Were Liars by E. Lockhart in a particularly unhelpful fashion with pics of her feels.

Review: The Vanishing Season by Jodi Lynn Anderson

Review: The Vanishing Season by Jodi Lynn Anderson

A conversation with myself in which I try to figure […]

Interview + Giveaway: Starbreak by Phoebe North

Interview + Giveaway: Starbreak by Phoebe North

We have Phoebe North, author of Starglass, on the blog today with a Star Treky adventure interview!

Hot New Titles: July 1st 2014

Hot New Titles: July 1st 2014

Welcome to Hot New Titles, the weekly feature that possesses […]

Early Cuddles: This Shattered World by Meagan Spooner and Amie Kaufman

Early Cuddles: This Shattered World by Meagan Spooner and Amie Kaufman

Kat Kennedy gives an Early Cuddle to This Shattered World by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner. Check out to see how she felt about reading this star-studded (ha!) novel.

Cuddlebuggery Gets Personal

Cuddlebuggery Gets Personal

Ask and we’ll answer all the questions!

Books I’ve Missed Reading

Books I’ve Missed Reading

“Every time you see it or hear about it you think, “I need to read that! Gah. One day.” – Kat on books she’s missed out on reading.

Buzz Worthy News: YA Defined (27/06/2014)

Buzz Worthy News: YA Defined (27/06/2014)

In this week’s Buzz Stephen Colbert defines YA, All The John Green Books are being published, Amazon takes on JK Rowling, and farewell to Strange Chemistry.

Review: Hyperbole and a Half by Allie Brosh

Review: Hyperbole and a Half by Allie Brosh

It is short, yet memorable. Funny, yet challenging. What more could one need from something with such a delightfully ridiculous cover?

Meg’s Adventures At BEA

Meg’s Adventures At BEA

You guys may have noticed that I went to BEA […]

Cover Reveal + Giveaway: The Book of Days by K.A. Barker

Cover Reveal + Giveaway: The Book of Days by K.A. Barker

Spitting on the Dewey Decimal System: A Writer’s Confession When […]

Blog Tour: Razorhurst by Justine Larbalestier

Blog Tour: Razorhurst by Justine Larbalestier

We’re super excited to have Larbalestier on our blog today, and not at all because she threatened us with a razor and said she was going to cut us. (Please help us). You may have seen Larbalestier’s awesome activism on Twitter, or read one of her previous books like Liar or Team Human. Today we’ll be talking about her new book, Razorhurst. Set in 1930’s Sydney Australia amongst the bloody gang wars. With limited guns available, gang members turn their prowess for violence towards the razor blades. It’s a bloody, beautiful novel.

Early Cuddles: The Beautiful Ashes by Jeaniene Frost

Early Cuddles: The Beautiful Ashes by Jeaniene Frost

Kat gives an Early Cuddle to The Beautiful Ashes by Jeaniene Frost. Come and see why her enchantment was less than complete.

Books I Wish I Could Stop Reading

Books I Wish I Could Stop Reading

Do any of you have a series/author that you can’t […]

Buzz Worthy News: Rowling Rocks 20/06/2014

Buzz Worthy News: Rowling Rocks 20/06/2014

In this week’s Buzz, YouTuber Zoe Sugg gets a book deal, J.K. Rowling is getting attacked, Waterstones win the internet and Game of Thrones Children’s Books are the best.

Review: NOS4A2 by Joe Hill

Review: NOS4A2 by Joe Hill

Despite its length, the pages turn quickly, and events move briskly enough to keep the occasional lull brief. Turning the commercialized Christmas season into a playground ripe for terror is no easy task, and Hill proves himself largely capable of the feat.

Review: Breakable by Tammara Webber

Review: Breakable by Tammara Webber

“A messfest of creepernatural behaviour.” Kat Kennedy rants about Breakable by Tammara Webber, come and see what got her so mad.

Early Cuddles: Every Breath by Ellie Marney

Early Cuddles: Every Breath by Ellie Marney

Want to get a taste of an upcoming title without […]

Review: Throne of Glass by Sarah J Maas

Review: Throne of Glass by Sarah J Maas

It’s always intimidating to review a book so loaded by […]

Giveaway: Unteachable by Leah Raeder

Giveaway: Unteachable by Leah Raeder

We have a lovely treat for our readers today thanks to Atria! A signed bound manuscript of Unteachable by Leah Raeder!

Blog Tour + Giveaway: Ruin and Rising by Leigh Bardugo

Blog Tour + Giveaway: Ruin and Rising by Leigh Bardugo

Have you been having burning questions about Alina, Genya, Tamar, Zoya and Baghra? Have you been wondering what Leigh’s process was for creating this complex relationships? Good news! We corned Leigh in a dark alley and she shared these answers. Read on and then enter to win yourself the entire series!

Hot New Titles: June 16th 2014

Hot New Titles: June 16th 2014

Welcome to Hot New Titles, the weekly feature that can singlehandedly enable you to BUY ALL THE BOOKS! Starting the first week of July, Hot New Titles will be moving to Tuesdays to be current with new releases as they happen. Kiss your money goodbye!

Review: Pawn by Aimee Carter

Review: Pawn by Aimee Carter

“I didn’t hate it, and I doubt many readers will despite its faults.” Kat Kennedy reviews Pawn by Aimee Carter.

Buzz Worthy News: Of John Green and Kisses 13th June 2014

Buzz Worthy News: Of John Green and Kisses 13th June 2014

In this week’s Buzz, John Green knows nothing, new casting for the Insurgent movie, Cory Doctorow book is making waves and Kathleen Hale is a BAMC (Badass Mamacita).

Buyer’s Remorse: A Guide To Dealing with Bad Books

Buyer’s Remorse: A Guide To Dealing with Bad Books

Kat Kennedy expounds on ways to get rid of bad books you’ve purchased.