July | 2011 |


In My Mailbox (imm) is a weekly meme hosted by The Story Siren. We’ve had family from out of state visiting this week, and one of the cousins-in-law stayed with us for a few nights. When he saw my bookshelf, he gaped and asked, “Have you read all those books?” I was a little embarrassed to … Continue reading »


If you know me at all, you already understand that one of the quickest ways to my heart is through a sense of humor. (Candy is probably next in line, shortly followed by a certain degree of geekiness.) So when this post was brought to my attention, I just had to share the love. In … Continue reading »


It’s no secret that a lot of covers, particularly in YA lit, are heavily photography-driven. I’m not necessarily opposed to photography because I’m a fan of the medium to begin with. But let’s just be honest here, a bad photo is a bad photo. Sometimes you’ll find photography-based covers that don’t even resemble their MC, … Continue reading »


Look, A BLOG POST Happy Monday, friends! Please welcome my Twitter-turned-IRL-friend, Savannah, on the blog today! When she told me she had a set of matchy-matchy covers to email me, I harassed asked her to guest post. So without further ado, please welcome to lovely Savannah B. =)   So, I snapped pictures of two … Continue reading »


Yes, you read that title right. A YA COVER COLOR WHEEL. All from the brilliant mind of writer Kate Hart. I almost fell out of my chair when I first saw this pop up in my Google Reader. A color wheel? Of YA covers?! Kate, you’re a genius. Clicking on the image will take thee … Continue reading »


Notice anything out of the ordinary? I mean, if you’re not completely distracted by the giant red monstrosities advertising both books’ NOW ONLY prices. I know I’m not alone in admitting that most girls can be enticed from several feet away by a bargain price. But the fact that both Susan Colebank’s Black Tuesday and … Continue reading »


When I first saw the cover for Tempest, I wasn’t quite sure what to think about the cover art as a whole. It’s an incredibly striking image, that’s for sure. And I knew I wanted to know what the story was about (a guy who time travels!!!). Lounging next to my husband, I leaned over … Continue reading »