Top 10 Most Anticipated Debuts of 2016

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature from The Broke and the Bookish. It’s the time of year for best-of lists and for planning next year’s reading. This week is all about debuts! This is the first chance I’ve had to take a look at the 2016 debut lists. I didn’t do that great with reading the debuts […]

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Twelve Books to Read in December

Happy almost December! December is a good month to catch up on 2015 releases before the new year hits. December is a slower month for new book releases but there are still several that I have my eye on. There are a lot of sequels hitting this month Twelve Books to Read in December: Fiction/NA/Romance: First Touch […]

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Top Ten Foodie Fiction Reads to Feast On

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature from The Broke and the Bookish. This week is a Thanksgiving week freebie and my list is food-themed. You know those books that make you so hungry when you’re reading- like the Capitol dinners in The Hunger Games (there’s even a Hunger Games cookbook!) or the decadent concoctions in Chocolat.  Many […]

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#YADIVERSITYBOOKCLUB: CARRY ON by Rainbow Rowell

In the YA Diversity Book Club, we chat about the latest YA books that celebrate diversity. Our book club includes Sandie @ Teen Lit Rocks and Kristan @ We Heart YA. Each month we’ll focus on one book with a book review (our discussion chat) and bonus features. Our November book club pick is Rainbow Rowell’s CARRY ON. Since we are all fans of Rowell’s […]

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Mailbox Monday (170)

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. Here’s what’s new in my mailbox: New Book Arrivals: Half in Love with Death by Emily Ross – It’s the 1960s and Caroline’s older sister disappears. She runs away with her sister’s […]

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The Movie Date: Mockingjay Part Two

The Movie Date is a 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 the final Hunger Games movie: Mockingjay Part Two, a Lionsgate film directed by Francis Lawrence, based on the book by Suzanne Collins. Ten thoughts on the final Hunger Games […]

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