Posts by: Kat Kennedy

Buzz Worthy News: 6th May 2013

Buzz Worthy News: 6th May 2013

This week, in Buzz Worthy News, 87 year old Harper Lee sues her former literary agent for taking advantage of her age to secure the rights to her book, BFYA nominations are out, Ender’s Game trailer has a trailer – it’s exactly as underwhelming as you can expect of such a thing, and we have controversies! Oh the controversies! Read on to check them out.

Buzz Worthy News is Cuddlebuggery’s weekly news post bringing you all the best information about the book and blogging world, particularly for the venn diagram of people who overlap between the two. For new releases and cover reveals of all the best Young Adult fiction, check out our Sunday post: How New Titles.

5 YA Books I Need Written Now

5 YA Books I Need Written Now

Kat Kennedy reveals five stories she desperately wants to read. Come check it out and share what books you want to read, and hope exist, too.

Blog Tour + Giveaway: Between the Lives by Jessica Shirvington

Blog Tour + Giveaway: Between the Lives by Jessica Shirvington

Interview and Giveaway for the Blog Tour of Jessica Shirvington’s Between the Lives.

Buzz Worthy News: 29th April 2013

Buzz Worthy News: 29th April 2013

This week in Buzz Worthy News: Fifteen year old Bella Thorne signs a series deal, Wikipedia messed with the wrong novelists, Amazon don’t want you 2,500 word or less novel, Deborah Copaken Kogan gives us an insight into what many female authors suffer through in the publication process and the first reviews are in for ARCs given away as part of Cuddlebuggery’s LBBA Project! All this and more on this week’s Buzz Worthy News!

Things To Do While Everyone Else is at BEA

Things To Do While Everyone Else is at BEA

Kat muses on things she will be doing while Steph and everyone else is off having a blast at BEA. Basically, she wallows in a bowl of ice cream.

Buzz Worthy News: 22nd April 2013

Buzz Worthy News: 22nd April 2013

This week on Buzz Worthy News: A high school teacher gets a book deal and lives the dream, A new list of frequently challenged books is out for you to go read, Adele turns down a biography deal, should sci-fi be compulsory, Divergent #3 gets a title, all this and more on this week’s Buzz Worthy News!

Review: The Collector by Victoria Scott

Review: The Collector by Victoria Scott

Kat Kennedy reviews The Collector by Victoria Scott and struggles not to swoon, or cry. Come read why.

Buzz Worthy News 15th April 2013

Buzz Worthy News 15th April 2013

A Charlotte Bronte manuscript sold for buttloads of money, people love libraries, Occupy Wall Street got justice for the theft of their library by New York City Police, Young Adult Books are kicking butt in sales and author Hugh Howey stirs massive controversy in the book blogging world. All this and more in this week’s Buzz Worthy News.

Buzz Worthy News is Cuddlebuggery’s weekly news post bringing you all the best information about the book and blogging world, particularly for the venn diagram of people who overlap between the two. For new releases and cover reveals of all the best Young Adult fiction, check out our Sunday post: How New Titles.

Hot New Titles: 14th April 2013

Hot New Titles: 14th April 2013

Welcome to Hot New Titles. This week’s new releases include titles like Apollyon, The Shadow Girl, and The Stone Demon. There were some amazing cover reveals this week including the redesign for the paperback edition of Starters by Lisa Price and title change for Lenore Applelhan’s Level 2, now The Memory of After. Also, Tor.com totally kicked ass this week with the reveals of two of their up and coming short stories: The Stranger by Anna Banks (Of Poseidon) and The Too-Clever Fox by Leigh Bardugo (Shadow and Bone), which also happens to be the Cuddlebuggery Fav of the Week!

In 10 Lines: Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo

In 10 Lines: Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo

Welcome to In 10 Lines. Ever wanted to know what happens in a book, but couldn’t be assed reading it for yourself? Cuddlebuggery comes to the rescue with In 10 Lines. In 10 Lines we will tell you everything you need to know about the featured book so that you can cheerfully move on with your life, or choose to read it should your attention be piqued. So sit back, relax, and try not to clench as we proceed.

Today we’ll be reworking Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo, one of Steph’s favourite and an amazing series. Fun, sexy, flirty and dangerous – this series generally causes people to rave generously in the direction of either Mal or Darling with incessant passion. So without further adieu, we present to you: Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo in 10 Lines!

Five Tips for Redesigning Your Site to Be Awesome + Giveaway

Five Tips for Redesigning Your Site to Be Awesome + Giveaway

Redesigning your blog can be both fun and potentially stressful. Thankfully, you have us to give you some not-so-serious-and-non-surefire tips for success and our awesome designer to offer an awesome giveaway. Also, Abs.

Bitter Book Bloggers Are Just Jealous Aspiring Authors

Kat Kennedy rants about accusation that bloggers who are aspiring authors give negative reviews out of jealousy. Rampant cussing ensues.

Blog Tour: The Symptoms of My Insanity

Blog Tour: The Symptoms of My Insanity

Welcome to the blog tour for The Symptoms of My […]

Buzz Worthy News 8th April 2013

Buzz Worthy News 8th April 2013

Buzz Worthy News This week in Buzz Worthy News: Probably, […]

Hot New Titles: 7th April 2013

Hot New Titles: 7th April 2013

Welcome to Hot New Titles. This week’s new releases include […]

In 10 Lines: Fallen by Lauren Kate

In 10 Lines: Fallen by Lauren Kate

Welcome to In 10 Lines. Ever wanted to know what happens in a book, but couldn’t be assed reading it for yourself? Cuddlebuggery comes to the rescue with In 10 Lines. In 10 Lines we will tell you everything you need to know about the featured book so that you can cheerfully move on with your life, or choose to read it should your attention be piqued. So sit back, relax, and try not to clench as we proceed.

Today we’ll be reworking Fallen by Lauren Kate, a book so horribly, painfully bad that Kat thought she’d destroyed all memory of it, forever, from her mind. Apparently she failed though because she retained enough to do this post. So without further adieu, we present to you: Fallen by Lauren Kate in 10 Lines!

The Little Blogger, Big Ambitions Project

The Little Blogger, Big Ambitions Project

The Little Blogger, Big Ambitions Project is our attempt to help new and small blogs get access to ARCs, and make sure the books that are sent to us at least get some publicity.

Turning Bloggers into Spammers

Turning Bloggers into Spammers

Kat Kennedy relates the latest efforts in book promotion and how it could compromise the integrity of some bloggers. Also, she talks about unicorns and how much she loves people again. So, you know, brace yourself or something.

Buzz Worthy News: 1st April 2013

Buzz Worthy News: 1st April 2013

This week in Buzz Worthy News: Mass pandemonium ensues after Goodreads does the unthinkable and sells its soul to Amazon, Camp NaNo starts, Casanova’s memoir to be rereleased (yay?), and movie news for Ally Condie’s Matched series. All this and more, waiting for you to check it out!

In 10 Lines: Everneath by Brodi Ashton

In 10 Lines: Everneath by Brodi Ashton

Welcome to In 10 Lines. Ever wanted to know what happens in a book, but couldn’t be assed reading it for yourself? Cuddlebuggery comes to the rescue with In 10 Lines. In 10 Lines we will tell you everything you need to know about the featured book so that you can cheerfully move on with your life, or choose to read it should your attention be piqued. So sit back, relax, and try not to clench as we proceed.

Today we’ll be reworking Brodi Ashton’s Everneath, one of my favourites from 2012. So, without further ado, we present to you: Harry Potter and The Philosopher’s Stone by J. K. Rowling in 10 Lines!

Review: The Eternity Cure by Julie Kagawa

Review: The Eternity Cure by Julie Kagawa

Kat Kennedy reviews The Eternity Cure. Yes, maybe she has a bit of a crush of Allison. Maybe she has a bit of a crush on Kagawa. But at least come read to find out why.

Buzz Worthy News: 25th March 2013

Buzz Worthy News: 25th March 2013

This week in Buzz Worthy News: Chinua Achebe tragically passed away, yet another comic book character being horrifically objectified, news on the Daughter of Smoke and Bone movies, and a possible Christian Grey is on the horizon. If that’s not enough we had one of the dumbest controversies that ever happened in the book blogging world! All this and more, waiting for you to check it out!

Buzz Worthy News is Cuddlebuggery’s weekly news post bringing you all the best information about the book and blogging world, particularly for the venn diagram of people who overlap between the two. For new releases and cover reveals of all the best Young Adult fiction, check out our Sunday post: How New Titles.

In 10 Lines: Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone

In 10 Lines: Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone

Today we’ll be reforming Harry Potter and The Philosopher’s Stone, a recommendation by one of our readers that I simply couldn’t pass up if I expected to take myself seriously as a random blogger who fooled around on the internet once too often. So, without further ado, we present to you: Harry Potter and The Philosopher’s Stone by J. K. Rowling in 10 Lines!

Review: Prophecy Girl by Cecily White

Review: Prophecy Girl by Cecily White

Kat Kennedy reviews Prophecy Girl by Cecily White.

Buzz Worthy News: 18th March 2013

Buzz Worthy News: 18th March 2013

This week in Buzz Worthy News: Google kills the Google Reader – internet hasn’t been this dismayed since the death and rebirth of the twinkie, an 11 year old is publishing her first book, did anyone else ever think Game of Thrones would be perfect if it were set in high school? And controversy got the blogger world all riled up! All this and more, waiting for you to check it out!

Buzz Worthy News is Cuddlebuggery’s weekly news post bringing you all the best information about the book and blogging world, particularly for the venn diagram of people who overlap between the two. For new releases and cover reveals of all the best Young Adult fiction, check out our Sunday post: How New Titles.