Tag: best book covers

Foolish Hearts by Emma Mills | Waiting on Wednesday

Foolish Hearts by Emma Mills | Waiting on Wednesday

I WILL READ ANYTHING EMMA MILLS WRITES. Emma is the lady who gave us the most gorgeous, genuine Pride & Prejudice retelling in a football setting: First & Then. Aka Ezra is my fictional boyfriend-4-eva. Emma is the lady who made us think about fandom and friendship and caring about stuff in This Adventure Ends. Aka Gabe and Sloane-5eva. And now, Emma is giving us Foolish Hearts, with enemies-turned-friends and a high school theatre production (ALWAYS my kryptonite) of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. And yeah, like the rest of her covers, this one is UNBELIEVABLY pretty. I say again…I WILL […]

Five Reasons to Read 5 to 1 by Holly Bodger

May 11, 2015 / 2 Comments / Posted by Tiff @ Mostly YA Lit in Review, Uncategorized
Five Reasons to Read 5 to 1 by Holly Bodger

5 To 1 Author: Holly Bodger (website | twitter) Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers Source/Format: ARC provided by Random House of Canada in exchange for an honest review (thank you!) Publication date: May 12th 2015 (today!) My rating: 3 out of 5 stars. Buy It: Indigo.ca | Amazon.com | Amazon.ca | IndieBound | Barnes & Noble | Apple iBooks | The Book Depository | Google Books In the year 2052, after decades of gender selection, India now has a ratio of five boys for every girl, making women an incredibly valuable commodity. Tired of marrying off their daughters to the highest bidder […]

Waiting on Wednesday: 5 to 1 by Holly Bodger

Waiting on Wednesday: 5 to 1 by Holly Bodger

5 to 1 Author: Holly Bodger  Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers Expected publication: May 12th 2015  In the year 2054, after decades of gender selection, India now has a ratio of five boys for every girl, making women an incredibly valuable commodity. Tired of marrying off their daughters to the highest bidder and determined to finally make marriage fair, the women who form the country of Koyanagar have instituted a series of tests so that every boy has the chance to win a wife. Sudasa, though, doesn’t want to be a wife, and Kiran, a boy forced to compete in […]

Waiting on Wednesday: Ten Thousand Skies Above You by Claudia Gray

Waiting on Wednesday: Ten Thousand Skies Above You by Claudia Gray

Ten Thousand Skies Above You (Firebird #2)Author:  Claudia Gray  Publisher: Harper Teen Expected publication date: November 3, 2015 Marguerite Caine has done the impossible, traveling to alternate dimensions with the Firebird—the brilliant invention of her parents, her boyfriend, Paul, and their friend Theo. But she has also caught the attention of enemies willing to kidnap, blackmail, and even kill to use the Firebird for themselves. When Paul’s soul is splintered into four pieces—pieces that are trapped within Pauls in other dimensions—Marguerite will do anything, and travel anywhere, to save him. But the price of his safe return is steep. If […]

Waiting on Wednesday: We All Looked Up by Tommy Wallach

Waiting on Wednesday: We All Looked Up by Tommy Wallach

“Waiting On Wednesday” is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming releases that book bloggers are eagerly anticipating. We All Looked Up   Author: Tommy Wallach Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers Expected publication: March 31st 2015 Four high school seniors put their hopes, hearts, and humanity on the line as an asteroid hurtles toward Earth in this contemporary novel. They always say that high school is the best time of your life. Peter, the star basketball player at his school, is worried “they” might actually be right. Meanwhile Eliza can’t wait to escape […]

Waiting on Wednesday: To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han

Waiting on Wednesday: To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han

“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 pick is one probably most of you have heard about already… To All the Boys I’ve Loved BeforeAuthor: Jenny Han (website | twitter)Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers Publication date: April 15, 2014 What if all the crushes you ever had found out how you felt about them–all at once? Lara Jean Song keeps her love letters in a hatbox her mother gave her. They aren’t love letters that anyone else wrote for her; these are […]

Top Ten of 2012: Best Book Covers of 2012

December 25, 2012 / 7 Comments / Posted by Tiff @ Mostly YA Lit in Uncategorized
Top Ten of 2012: Best Book Covers of 2012

Merry Christmas to those of you who celebrate! For Christmas, I have some serious eye candy for you. Read on! Today’s Top 10 list is on the best book covers of 2012. To me, book covers have to do three things: they have to convey the sense, theme or story of the novel really well, they have to be instantly eye-catching, and they have to be targeted to the intended audience. Here are my top 10 book covers of 2012. Keep in mind that I may not have read all of these novels, but  these are books that fulfill my […]