Now as interest in narratives from the 20s gains resurgence, including several modernized TV shows based on Sherlock Holmes, it’s no surprise that there is a new YA series based on Portia Adams, a budding detective and the heir of 221 Baker Street – the former offices of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson during the 30s, called the Portia Adams Adventures series by Angela Misri.
If you’ve read Jewel of the Thames, book 1 in the series, then you’re likely dying to see how the rest of the trilogy continues with Thrice Burned, the second novel. Read more →
In order to celebrate Side Effects May Vary’s release, the author asked for people to create and post a bucket list on their website, and today, it’s my chance to share some of the things I’ve accomplished, some of the things I hope to accomplish before I kick the proverbial bucket, and those things I hope to continue doing every day for as long as there is a bucket left to kick. Read more →
I soon realized that the majority of the book trailers that had caught my eye were either under one minute long or at most about 15 seconds over that time. Book trailers as diverse as those made for Hold Still by Nina LaCour, both of the books in the If I Stay series by Gayle Forman, Tell Me A Secret by Holly Cupala, and even the Australian trailer for Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver all fell into this time constraint. Read more →
Being a YA book blogger, I’ve come in contact with a lot of people who are inspired to write YA literature. Some of them are published authors or soon-to-be published authors. Others are aspiring writers who get excited about the teenage experience in more ways than you can even imagine. Whatever stage they (or you) are at in the YA… Read more →