Coverlust: Shadow & Bone, The Snow Child, & Bitterblue

I don’t know about you, but I find myself spending quite a bit of time oohing and ahhing over many a gorgeous book cover! But, there is something about just keeping that to yourself that leaves one feeling unfulfilled. Because what fun is oohing and ahhing if there aren’t others doing the same with you, right? So here are some covers I am seriously lusting over right now. Hopefully, you’ll end up having the same drool-inducing and envy-fueled […]

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The Changing Role of the Literary Agent

When you think of a literary agent, what do you picture? Before I started working at an agency, I had an image of a Very Important Person sitting in an office, reading through manuscripts until they found that diamond in the rough.  Then they would (almost immediately) sell that gem off in a heated, cleverly negotiated publishing deal, closing out the phone call with “I want that contract on my desk in the morning!” *slams […]

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Introducing a New, SURPRISE Member: Amie Kaufman!

Guys, we are so, so, so thrilled to introduce you to a new member. It was a sort of spur-of-the-moment decision—though one we all agreed on—and that decision was to welcome a new author to our ranks: Amie Kaufman! Amie Kaufman had the good fortune to be raised just one block from her local library, and took full advantage of that fact growing up. She and her sister spent their childhood summers re-creating their favorite books by […]

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The Thorn and the Blossom by Theodora Goss

The first thing we have to talk about with this book is the structure. I follow Theodora on Facebook and so I heard the news about her upcoming book and witnessed the cover reveal, but somehow I missed the completely unique way this book was published. It’s bound accordion style. Yes, this book has no spine. See the picture below for a visual explanation! The Thorn and the Blossom tells a love story from two perspectives, with […]

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It’s my ARC, and I’ll give it away if I want to…

…give it away if I WAAAANT to! You’d give one away too if it happened TO YOU! Okay. Phew. Enough with the goofy “It’s My Party” rendition because this is no goofy situation, my friends. Not. At. All. In fact, it’s very, very, very serious. Tomorrow is my birthday. Birthdays are incredibly grave affairs in my book. I blame this attitude on my mother, who used to allow my siblings and me to be “Queen/King for […]

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