I honestly thought my haul for November would be so much smaller. But I forgot about all the Black Friday/Cyber Monday sales. Plus, Barnes & Noble had a buy 2 get 1 free sale for graphic novels. I got a lot of those (but my husband reads them, too).
I’ll start with digital books first.
Let Me Hear A Rhyme by Tiffany Jackson
Fan The Fame by Anna Priemaza
The Raven’s Tale by Cat Winters
Descendant of the Crane by Joan He
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I’m not a big fan of making a TBR (the pressure!), but lately I’ve had to write down an arc schedule and group read schedule. There are so many books I still need to read, but I thought I would share the ones I’m really hoping to get to before the end of the year.
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I hope that everyone who celebrates has a wonderful holiday. I’m not a huge fan of Thanksgiving, but I do enjoy spending time with family and/or friends and eating a lot of food.
I am thankful for so many things. Too many to list, but I want you to all know that I am very thankful for you today and everyday.
Enjoy your holiday and I hope some of you find great deals on Black Friday!
My husband and I attended a book event recently for Marissa Meyer. It was hosted by Anderson’s Bookshop, but held outside the store at the local college. Even though I haven’t read any of Marissa’s books yet (gasp), I knew I couldn’t miss this one. I have quite a few of her books here, but I only brought one from home.
The event started with a costume contest. There were quite a few people dressed up.
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This is my final post from the YA Lit Conference. Promise. I just thought it would be fun to share all the books I got signed. This whole post will be pictures.
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Thank you for coming back to check out part two for my YA Lit Conference post. I didn’t want to make one super long post. If you missed part one, it was posted on Saturday.
After lunch, there was a second breakout session. This time we chose to go to Fantastical Historical Fiction. I admit I’m not generally a huge fan of YA fiction, but I wanted to go to Annie’s panel. And my husband liked The Last Magician and wanted to listen to Lisa again (we saw her last year, too).
This panel was Lisa Maxwell, Joanna Hathaway, Stephanie Hemphill, and Annie Sullivan. Just like the last one, I went and bought more books. Joanna’s wasn’t out yet, so I wasn’t able to get anything from her signed. Dark West is her debut. I really enjoyed this panel and it actually made me want to read more YA historical fiction.
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My husband and I attended the YA Lit Conference at Anderson’s in Naperville, IL. This was our second year attending. I didn’t take as many notes as last year, but I have enough to make this two posts. Please check back on Monday for part two.
The event started at 7:15 am for a continental breakfast. This is rough for me because I generally don’t go to bed until 2am and we’re over an hour away. But we got there right on time and went to the bookstore they had set up.
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