Today I'm so excited to host the cover reveal for Spellhacker--the sophomore novel from one of my favorite authors, M.K. England! Their debut The Disasters published last year and it was such a fun and queer space adventure full of high stakes and a loveable found family, I'm immensely excited to read their next book! … Continue reading Cover Reveal & Giveaway: Spellhacker, M.K. England’s Genre-Bending Sophomore Novel ✨
Have you heard?! The cover and world map of Catherine Scully's Jennifer Strange just went live on Young Adult Books Central an hour ago (find it here!) and I am counting down the days until we get to read it in person!!! You might know Cat or some of her work based on some of … Continue reading Just Announced: Interview with Cat Scully, Author-Illustrator of Jennifer Strange!
I wrote probably a dozen starters to this post, but I've finally decided the best way to start this is just *incoherent screaming* Because I'm so so happy to share with you today not only an exclusive first look at the cover reveal for Laura E. Weymouth's sophomore novel, A Treason of Thorns, but also an excerpt from the book, … Continue reading Exclusive First Look: A Treason of Thorns by Laura E. Weymouth Cover Reveal, Excerpt, Interview, and Giveaway!
I love seeing hardcovers as much as the next person, but I've grown to appreciate paperbacks for so many reasons. (I actually like using all formats at once, and there's pros and cons to each, but my love for paperbacks has been growing.) Not only are they more affordable (and therefore accessible to teens and … Continue reading Paperback Crush!: 2019 Paperback Cover Changes I’m In LOVE With
Have you ever seen a book cover and then taken a double take when you realized that it was a totally different book than what you thought it was? Well, that's what this week's cover geek is all about. Below are 5 sets of covers that I just seem to keep mixing up, but I … Continue reading Cover Geek #24: Cover Twins
This is a pretty short cover geek this week, but I wanted to talk about something I'm seeing pop up a lot in recent YA covers, and that is matches! Technically, there aren't really any ashes featured in this week's Cover Geek, but I wanted something that rhymed, so play along with me, yeah? So, … Continue reading Cover Geek #23: Matches & Ashes
Y'know a while back, YA used to be full of covers with pretty dresses on them? Well, that's what this week's Cover Geek is all about! I personally have nothing against lots of pretty dresses on covers (unless it ended up looking ugly, and that's a whole 'nother story). I know some people hate them with … Continue reading Cover Geek #22: Dresses on Covers
This is going to be a pretty short post, but I'd just like to emphasize once again that covers are so important to a novel and can truly help a marketing campaign & pre-publishing promo of a book. I know covers are totally out of the author's control, so you have to hope and pray … Continue reading Cover Geek #21: Why Covers Are Important (a reminder post)
Just trying to brighten your Tuesday morning with some pretty blending colors! Today's Cover Geek centers around some of my favorite ombre covers *cue oohs and ahhs* I love seeing smooth blends on young adult covers, and gradients and ombre covers help contribute to some of the more simplistic designs--which although less complicated, can have … Continue reading Cover Geek #20: Ombre Covers
Say hello to post #100! *cue oohs and ahhs* Unfortunately, it's nothing absurdly special, but I do have a strong penchant for these covers. Maybe if we ever when we get to post #1000 I'll do something fun like an INTL giveaway (or a giveaway in general tbh). But, not to delay, this week's cover … Continue reading Cover Geek #19: Flowery Covers