Tag: 2013 releases

Top Ten Tuesday: Books On My Fall 2013 To Be Read List!

September 16, 2013 / 21 Comments / Posted by Tiff @ Mostly YA Lit in Top Ten Tuesday, Uncategorized
Top Ten Tuesday: Books On My Fall 2013 To Be Read List!

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted at The Broke and the Bookish to highlight a top ten list related to book blogging, and to get to know fellow book bloggers. SO many awesome books on my list this fall! In no particular order… Upcoming Releases:  Just One Year by Gayle Forman. Release date: Oct 10 – My most anticipated book of the year. I haven’t had that much time to re-read this year, but I’ve made time for Just One Day because it affected me THAT deeply. I need the conclusion NOW.  Across a Star-Swept Sea by Diana […]

Win a September 2013 New Release [GIVEAWAY]!

September 14, 2013 / 152 Comments / Posted by Tiff @ Mostly YA Lit in Uncategorized
Win a September 2013 New Release [GIVEAWAY]!

Hi all, this week has been insane for me! I was finishing up at my current job andI’m starting a new one on Monday. But lucky for you, to celebrate, I’m giving away a YA/MG new release for September! =) There are a TON of awesome new releases this month – I’ve been so excited about SO many of them. In the interest of not making myself crazy, though, I’m only posting covers for books that I’m interested in reading or reviewing, but any YA/MG release that came out this month is up for grabs.  Read my review      […]

Review: Jessica Darling’s It List: The (Totally Not) Guaranteed Guide to Popularity, Prettines..

September 7, 2013 / 9 Comments / Posted by Tiff @ Mostly YA Lit in Review, Uncategorized
Review: Jessica Darling’s It List: The (Totally Not) Guaranteed Guide to Popularity, Prettiness, and Perfection

Jessica Darling’s It List: The (Totally Not) Guaranteed Guide to Popularity, Prettiness & Perfection Author: Megan McCafferty (website | twitter) Publisher: Poppy Source: Bought from Chapters.Indigo.ca Format: Hardcover, 240 pages Publication Date: September 3, 2013 My rating: 4.25 out of 5 stars Goodreads synopsis:  Move over, Dork Diaries! Jessica Darling, star of Megan McCafferty’s bestselling Jessica Darling series for adults, is back in a hilarious new series perfect for tween (10 to 14) girls. I hadn’t even gotten to homeroom yet and I’d already discovered five hard truths about junior high: 1. My best friend had turned pretty.2. She didn’t know it […]

Early Review: Rose Under Fire by Elizabeth Wein

August 30, 2013 / 12 Comments / Posted by Tiff @ Mostly YA Lit in Review, Uncategorized
Early Review: Rose Under Fire by Elizabeth Wein

Rose Under Fire  Author: Elizabeth Wein (website | twitter) Publisher: Disney Hyperion (Doubleday Canada in my country!) Source: eARC provided by Disney Hyperion on Netgalley (thank you!) Expected publication date: September 10, 2013 My rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars Goodreads synopsis:  Rose Justice is a young pilot with the Air Transport Auxiliary during the Second World War. On her way back from a semi-secret flight in the waning days of the war, Rose is captured by the Germans and ends up in Ravensbrück, the notorious Nazi women’s concentration camp. There, she meets an unforgettable group of women, including a once glamorous […]

ARC Review: The Infinite Moment of Us by Lauren Myracle

August 19, 2013 / 8 Comments / Posted by Tiff @ Mostly YA Lit in Review, Uncategorized
ARC Review: The Infinite Moment of Us by Lauren Myracle

The Infinite Moment of Us Author: Lauren Myracle (website | twitter) Publisher: Amulet Books Source: eARC from Netgalley Expected publication date: August 20, 2013 (tomorrow!) My rating: 3.25 out of 5 stars Goodreads synopsis: For as long as she can remember, Wren Gray’s goal has been to please her parents. But as high school graduation nears, so does an uncomfortable realization: Pleasing her parents once overlapped with pleasing herself, but now… not so much. Wren needs to honor her own desires, but how can she if she doesn’t even know what they are? Charlie Parker, on the other hand, is painfully aware […]

Review: The Theory of Everything by Kari Luna

August 8, 2013 / 5 Comments / Posted by Tiff @ Mostly YA Lit in Review, Uncategorized
Review: The Theory of Everything by Kari Luna

The Theory of Everything Author: Kari Luna Publisher: Philomel Publication date: July 11, 2013 Source: eARC received from publisher on Netgalley My rating: 4 out of 5 stars Goodreads synopsis:  One part Libba Bray’s GOING BOVINE, two parts String Theory, and three parts love story equals a whimsical novel that will change the way you think about the world. Sophie Sophia is obsessed with music from the late eighties. She also has an eccentric physicist father who sometimes vanishes for days and sees things other people don’t see. But when he disappears for good and Sophie’s mom moves them from Brooklyn, […]

Waiting on Wednesday: Roomies by Sara Zarr and Tara Altebrando

Waiting on Wednesday: Roomies by Sara Zarr and Tara Altebrando

“Waiting On Wednesday” is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming releases that book bloggers are eagerly anticipating. This week’s can’t-wait-to-read pick comes to you courtesy of one of my book besties, the wonderful Sarah O’Reilly: Roomies Authors: Sara Zarr & Tara Altebrando Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Expected publication date: December 24th 2013   It’s time to meet your new roomie. When East Coast native Elizabeth receives her freshman-year roommate assignment, she shoots off an e-mail to coordinate the basics: television, microwave, mini-fridge. That first note to San Franciscan Lauren sparks a series of e-mails that alters […]

ARC Review: Burning by Elana K. Arnold

June 11, 2013 / 5 Comments / Posted by Tiff @ Mostly YA Lit in Review, Uncategorized
ARC Review: Burning by Elana K. Arnold

Burning Author: Elana K. Arnold Publisher: Delacorte Press Source/Format: eARC requested on NetGalley Publication date: June 11th 2013 (today!) My rating: 3.25 out of 5 stars Synopsis: Ben: Having just graduated from high school, Ben is set to leave Gypsum, Nevada. It’s good timing since the gypsum mine that is the lifeblood of the area is closing, shutting the whole town down with it. Ben is lucky: he’s headed to San Diego, where he’s got a track scholarship at the University of California. But his best friends, Pete and Hog Boy, don’t have college to look forward to, so to make […]

Giveaway + Promo: Redesigned by Denise Grover Swank

June 10, 2013 / 3 Comments / Posted by Tiff @ Mostly YA Lit in Uncategorized
Giveaway + Promo: Redesigned by Denise Grover Swank

Hi all – taking a quick moment between wedding planning to help promote REDESIGNED, a new adult contemporary with a fashion slant that comes out TODAY! I used to be a fashion blogger, so I love it when I get to read about people who study fashion. Toss in a little bit of romance, and I’m all in. Check it out (and check out all the crazy awesome reviews it’s getting – I can’t wait to pick this up!) Redesigned  Author: Denise Grover Swank Publisher: Self-Published Publication Date: June 10, 2013 (today!) Buy: Amazon Synopsis: While fashion design major Caroline Hunter […]

Waiting on Wednesday: United We Spy by Ally Carter

Waiting on Wednesday: United We Spy by Ally Carter

“Waiting On Wednesday” is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming releases that book bloggers are eagerly anticipating. I haven’t been doing WoWs lately because I’ve been super busy planning my wedding, but I couldn’t resist when I saw this in my five minutes of Goodreads trolling during lunch: United We Spy Author: Ally Carter Publisher: Disney-HyperionExpected publication date: September 17, 2013 Cammie Morgan has lost her father and her memory, but in the heart-pounding conclusion to the best-selling Gallagher Girls series, she finds her greatest mission yet. Cammie and her friends finally know why the terrorist […]