The Movie Date: The Fifth Estate

The Movie Date is a weekly feature where we discuss movies that may appeal to YA readers. Andrew is The Reading Date’s resident movie critic and this week he discusses The Fifth Estate, a fall 2013 film directed by Bill Condon. An earnest German hacker falls under the spell of Julian Assange; as Wikileaks publishes increasingly […]

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Blog Tour: Deeper by Robin York Book Review and Giveaway

I am very picky in regards to New Adult books but was hopeful about Deeper, and happily it totally knocked my socks off. I’m familiar with author Ruthie Knox’s writing from her novella Big Boy, and Robin York is the pen name of this contemporary romance author. Deeper is her NA debut. In New Adult […]

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The Fault in Our Stars Official Movie Trailer

There are several YA adaptations hitting the big screen this year, and one of the movies that has me most excited is The Fault in Our Stars. TFIOS comes to you from 20th Century Fox, from director Josh Boone. Based on the best-selling book by John Green, TFIOS stars Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort (both […]

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Does This Baby Make Me Look Straight? by Dan Bucatinsky Audiobook Review

Book: Does This Baby Make Me Look Straight? Confessions of a Gay Dad by Dan Bucatinsky, Audible Inc, January 2014 Book Info: Audiobook received for review from Audible, Inc. Running time: 5 hrs, 37 mins. Audiobook performed by: Dan Bucatinsky. Also available in paperback, 256 pages from Touchstone. Audible * Amazon * Goodreads Dan Bucatinsky is a producer […]

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Seeking Her by Cora Carmack Review, Excerpt and Giveaway

Hey, fans of Cora Carmack’s Losing It series! The newest (and final) installment is on sale today! Seeking Her is a Finding It prequel novella featuring Jackson Hunt’s POV.  More about Seeking Her: Jackson Hunt gets his turn in this Finding It prequel novella … Jackson Hunt hasn’t been out of the military for long, but he […]

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TTT: A Bleak Future LA in Books and Movies

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature from The Broke and the Bookish. This week we are talking about book worlds we don’t want to live in. Since I live in Los Angeles, I thought I’d focus on dystopian LA since it would be scary to see my home city take such a dark turn! […]

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