Hi YA Bookcasers! Today is going to be a short but sweet post. I'm curious - what book are you reading now, and would you recommend it (why or why not)? Here are my current reads: 2nd last read: I finally read The Raven King by Maggie Stiefvater. Now, this isn't due to not wanting to… Continue reading What are you reading?
Hi Ya Bookcasers! I hope that May is treating you well! Today, I want to share with you my favorite five book covers! These are from no particular years; they're just the ones I like. What are your favorites? The sheer beauty of this cover blows me away. It's full of atmosphere, tension, and… Continue reading My favorite book covers…
Hi YABookcasers! First of all, if you've not been to my site before, you might have received a popup asking if you'd like to join my newsletter. I hope you do, as there will be lots of goodies and a secret members only forum! If you didn't receive the popup because you've been before, pop… Continue reading 3 reasons you should read these books…
Hi YABookcasers! So, today, I took a look at my TBR and almost fainted. There are 46 books sitting there, and these are only my "must read asap" books. There are dozens and dozens more that I really want to read after those. The problem is, the minute I finish one great book, another 3… Continue reading How to stop your TBR pile from stressing you out!
I was reading the other day (The Crown's Game by Evelyn Skye, which I recommend), and it got me thinking about magic. There is some wonderful magic used in this book, as well as others I've read recently, such as Stephanie Garber's Caraval. And of course, we can't forget the mega-series Harry Potter. But what… Continue reading What does magic bring to our lives?
Hi YA Bookcasers! Halloween might be over, and we might be stuffed full of candy, but that doesn't mean that ghost stories, the supernatural, and the unexplained disappear into the background. On the contrary. It's hard to let go of those lingering goosebumps. So, I've rounded up a my top three creepy stories that will… Continue reading My top 3 creepy stories!
Hey YABookcasers! Audio version: Nice to have you back! This week, I wanted to stop for a moment and give you some feedback I have on the buzz book I'LL GIVE YOU THE SUN by Jandy Nelson. I'll precede this by saying that I was intrigued, but unlike the rest of the world, I didn't… Continue reading Book review – I’LL GIVE YOU THE SUN by Jandy Nelson
Hello my wonderful YA Bookcasers! I've made an upgrade to our posts: audio versions of the posts! Click on the link to hear if that's your preference: Recently, I finished a book called How to Hang a Witch by Adriana Mather, and I must say, it inspired me to start off my first book review post… Continue reading Book Review (with audio) – How to Hang a Witch
Hey YABookcasers! It's that time again. In just 8 days, #PitMad is going to strike and I'd like to give you some advice from a Pitch Wars mentor! It's one of the most exciting times of the year, and everyone is revving up to go. For those of you who know the drill, you know… Continue reading #PitchWars mentor – Twitter Pitch Advice
Hey fellow YA Bookcasers! You might have noticed a change. The YA Bookcase blog has now been changed over to my shiny new website (what do you think of our new place? I think it's rather spiffy, but I might be be a teeny bit biased!). I felt it was about time we upgraded, because as the famous hair shampoo commercial says, "We're worth it"!