YA Book Deals, Continued (Always)

I fell down a rabbit hole of YA ebook deals tonight, sooooooo here, benefit from my search. These are almost all $2 right now: Zeroes by Scott Westerfeld Tiny Pretty Things by Sona Charaipotra The Summer I Turned Pretty by Jenny Han Proof of Forever by Lexa Hillyer The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks by E. Lockhart…

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Quotable: Dumplin’ by Julie Murphy

It’s summer and super hot, so this line I highlighted in my copy of Julie Murphy’s Dumplin’ jumped out at me and I wanted to share:

There’s something about swimsuits that make you think you’ve got to earn the right to wear them. And that’s wrong. Really, the criteria is simple. Do you have a body? Put a swimsuit on it.

If you’re a fan of John Green or Rainbow Rowell or interested in a book with a fat protagonist (or realistic characters who aren’t perfect or small town issues or Texas!), this one’s for you. Also, Julie is in my book club and I promise any money you spend on her books is going to someone you’d be happy to support. She’s great and so are her books.

YA Book Deals are My Favorite.

Looking to add some YA to your life? These are currently $1-3 for Kindle (and I bought them all, obvs). Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein Shadow and Bone (The Grisha #1) by Leigh Bardugo Lost Girls (Lost Girls #1) by Kate Ellison P.S. I Still Love You (To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before #2) by…

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Top Ten: Quotes I Loved From Books I Read In The Past Year

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature hosted by The Broke and The Bookish. There’s a new topic every week inviting everyone to share their lists. Top Ten Quotes I Loved From Books I Read In The Past Year or So. 1. Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson “Each of us…

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Penguin Teen On Tour in Dallas

I went to the Half Price Books flagship store tonight for the Penguin Teen on Tour stop in Dallas with Ally Condie, Jandy Nelson, and Meg Wolitzer. They chatted about their most recent books, the writing process, and books they love to read (and re-read). Jandy mentioned she spent most of her life writing poetry…

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A Good Place to Start with Historical Romance

By now you’ve probably noticed I love books and read lots of them, of all types, including romance, so: If you aren’t a historical romance reader yet, Courtney Milan’s The Brothers Sinister series is a great place to start and currently on sale for $4.99. Or the first book in the series, The Duchess War, is free…

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