YA Diversity Book Club: An Ember in the Ashes Discussion

  In the YA Diversity Book Club, we chat about the latest YA books that celebrate diversity. Our book club includes Sandie @ Teen Lit Rocks, Kristan @ We Heart YA and Kristina @ Gone Pecan. Each month we’ll focus on one book with a book review (our discussion chat) and bonus features. Our April book club pick is AN EMBER IN THE ASHES by Sabaa […]

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Audiobook Review: The Real Doctor Will See You Shortly

In The Real Doctor Will See You Shortly, Dr. Matt McCarthy recounts his first year as an intern at Columbia University Medical Center. Is his first-year practicing medicine similar to that of the doctor’s we see in TV dramas? Yes and no, but for the most part these real-life interns are too busy for on-call […]

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Blog Tour: BLACK IRIS by Leah Raeder

Leah Raeder’s Black Iris is on sale today! I’m a fan of Raeder’s first book Unteachable – she writes edgy, bold books and forges her own path in New Adult Fiction. I was excited to get an early glimpse at Black Iris – a fierce, poetic and electric head-trip of a book to be sure. Read […]

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The Movie Date: Clouds of Sils Maria

The Movie Date is a weekly feature where we discuss movies that may appeal to the YA audience. Andrew is The Reading Date’s resident movie critic and this week he discusses CLOUDS OF SILS MARIA, directed by Olivier Assayas.   A middle-aged actress is asked to revisit the stage play that launched her career 20 years earlier—but this time […]

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Mailbox Monday (144)

Mailbox Monday is a weekly event where we share our latest book arrivals. Link up and find new mailboxes to stalk at the Mailbox Monday blog! Books in the Mail: The Dark Space by Mary Ann Rivers and Ruthie Knox – I love how compact this book is- very unique! Two awesome authors collaborated on this college-set romance. […]

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My Latest Obsession: Audiobooks on Scribd

The subscription digital book service Scribd has been around since 2013 and is the bookish equivalent of Netflix or Spotify. You pay a flat fee of $8.99 month and can read all that you like. I wasn’t all that tempted to subscribe at first since I already borrow eBooks from the library for free. However, […]

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