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Author Stories Podcast Episode 682 | Julie Kibler Interview

Author Stories Podcast Episode 682 | Julie Kibler Interview

Today’s author interview guest is Julie Kibler, author of Home for Erring and Outcast Girls: A Novel An emotionally raw and resonant story of love, loss, and the enduring power of friendship, following the lives of two young women connected by a home for “fallen girls,” and inspired by historical events. “Home for Erring and Outcast Girls deftly reimagines the wounded women who came seeking a second chance and a… Read Article →

YA Authors Retell Classic Fairy Tales on the Spot | A Thousand Beginnings and Endings

YA Authors Retell Classic Fairy Tales on the Spot | A Thousand Beginnings and Endings

Could you tell your favorite fairy tale in a new way on the spot? We challenged some of the authors of A Thousand Beginnings and Endings, a new East and South Asian retelling anthology, to try! We would definitely read Three Little Quokkas. Find out more about A Thousand Beginnings and Endings: Subscribe to Epic Reads: Star-crossed lovers, meddling immortals, feigned identities, battles of wits, and dire warnings: these are… Read Article →

WHY NOT YA? | Episode 7: Nicola Yoon, The Sun is Also a Star

WHY NOT YA? | Episode 7: Nicola Yoon, The Sun is Also a Star

We teamed up with Belletrist to bring you #WhyNotYA—a conversation centered around young adult books, where hosts Ebony LaDelle from Epic Reads and Karah Preiss from Belletrist interview authors who talk about important themes of female empowerment in their YA novels! In this episode, we chatted with Nicola Yoon about The Sun Is Also a Star—everything from the book to movie process to the book’s themes of immigration. This was… Read Article →

Tea With Famous Author Sarah Crossan | Tea Time #17

Tea With Famous Author Sarah Crossan | Tea Time #17

In this episode of Tea Time with Team Epic Reads, we have Sarah Crossan, author of BREATHE join us and we quiz her on tea, accents and boys. – Captured Live on Ustream at Epic Reads is brought to you by HarperCollins Publishers. Subscribe for more Tea Time! – ——————————————————- In this episode of Tea Time, we discussed… – Pivot Point (book, 2013) – by Kasie West – The Chaos… Read Article →

Do I Have That Book? Challenge

DO I HAVE THAT BOOK? CHALLENGE!

DO I HAVE THAT BOOK? CHALLENGE! Hi guys so today I am doing the Do I Have That Book? Challenge! This was such a fun bookish video to do and I had fun even though it was stressful! I also did pretty bad but lets ignore that! Thanks for watching! Original video: The Challenges 1. Do you have a book with deckled edges? 2. DO you have a book with… Read Article →

Book Expo & BookCon Middle Grade Book Haul

Book Expo & BookCon Middle Grade Book Haul

Hey guys! Here is the second part of my Book Expo and BookCon book haul! As I am sure you have deduced from the title, these are all of the middle grade novels that I got while I was at BEA & BookCon. Some of these have already been released while others are advance reader copies (ARCs). Yes, there will be a few more parts to this haul. Part 1… Read Article →

Another Massive Bookish Unboxing

Another Massive Bookish Unboxing

Hey guys! I got so behind on doing unboxings that I decided to do them in a couple of videos like this. This is all of my Bookish boxes (other than Owlcrate & Owlcrate Jr. as those will be in a separate video). At some point I will also do a video with makeup and lifestyle boxes and another one with geeky boxes. I hope you enjoy the video! Love… Read Article →

Best Books to Binge Read | Author Confessionals | Epic Reads Exclusives

Best Books to Binge Read | Author Confessionals | Epic Reads Exclusives

Sometimes, you don’t just need a book—you need ten. Subscribe to Epic Reads: Find books by the authors included: Dumplin’ by Julie Murphy: The Field Guide to the North American Teenager by Ben Philippe: The Rest of the Story by Sarah Dessen: Like a Love Story by Abdi Nazemian: The Beholder by Anna Bright: This Time Will Be Different by Misa Sugiura: The Exact Opposite of Okay by Laura Steven:… Read Article →

Author Stories Podcast Episode 676 | Sara Collins Interview

Author Stories Podcast Episode 676 | Sara Collins Interview

Today’s author interview guest is Sara Collins, author of The Confessions of Frannie Langton: A Novel. “A startling, compelling historical debut novel. . . should be on top of your vacation reading pile.” -The Washington Post “A stunning debut. . . . I love this book.” –Guardian “Reminiscent of Margaret Atwood’s Alias Grace . . . [a] devious, richly detailed debut.” –O: The Oprah Magazine A servant and former slave… Read Article →

#1 Bestselling Author Leigh Bardugo sets up the story of WONDER WOMAN: WARBRINGER | Author Video

#1 Bestselling Author Leigh Bardugo sets up the story of WONDER WOMAN: WARBRINGER | Author Video

Fans of Wonder Woman and #1 New York Times bestselling author Leigh Bardugo’s Crooked Kingdom and the Grisha Trilogy will obsess over this new coming-of-age story for the world’s greatest super hero. WONDER WOMAN: WARBRINGER hits shelves on 8/29/17. Get it here: Want to know more? She will become one of the world’s greatest heroes: WONDER WOMAN. But first she is Diana, Princess of the Amazons. And her fight is… Read Article →

READING VLOG | Dog Sitting and Firmoo Optical

READING VLOG | Dog Sitting and Firmoo Optical

====WATCH IN HD==== –Check out Firmoo– Use code ‘zm995’ to get $9.95 Rx glasses plus free US shipping at: (New customers only.) Welcome to join Firmoo influencer review program and try Firmoo for FREE. Learn more at Thank you guys so much for watching! I love you guys and can’t thank you enough for your constant support. [[scroll down to see where you can find me on all my other… Read Article →

Uncut FB Live YA Fantasy Authors and Amigos Adriana Gonzalez Marquez and Lele Iturrioz July 23, 2017

Uncut FB Live YA Fantasy Authors and Amigos Adriana Gonzalez Marquez and Lele Iturrioz July 23, 2017

Here is the uncut and unedited version of Young Adult (YA) Fantasy Authors and Amigos Adriana Gonzalez Marquez and Lele Iturrioz share with their fans on Facebook Live on July 23 2017 and her writing amiga sí en vivo y lo queremos reparar un café pero ese estado bueno ustedes de disculpar es es cuestiones propone seguidos por por qué está muriendo un poco [Música] hola y hoy la mar… Read Article →

DC Icons: YA Authors Meet DC Superheroes Panel | San Diego Comic-Con 2017

DC Icons: YA Authors Meet DC Superheroes Panel | San Diego Comic-Con 2017

Bestselling authors of some of today’s most popular YA novels discuss reimagining these heroes in their YA novels for the DC Icons series. Featuring Leigh Bardugo (WONDER WOMAN: WAR BRINGER), Marie Lu (BATMAN: NIGHTWALKER), and Matt de la Peña (the forthcoming SUPERMAN novel). Hear them talk about their individual adaptations of the famous comic characters and writing in the DC universe with moderator Maryelizabeth Yturralde (Mysterious Galaxy Bookstore). Sign up… Read Article →

QUAL A DIFERENÇA: Young Adult x New Adult? #BrunaExplica | Bruna Miranda

QUAL A DIFERENÇA: Young Adult x New Adult? #BrunaExplica | Bruna Miranda

Você sabe a diferença entre livros do gênero YA (young adult) e NA (new adult)? Nesse vídeo expliquei as principais características de cada gênero e comentei alguns títulos e autores famosos de cada um. Sobre quais gêneros devo falar no próximo vídeo? Deixe nos comentários com a hashtag do final do vídeo ;D – – – – – Quer me mandar algo? 🙂 Bruna Miranda Caixa Postal 70532 São Paulo/SP… Read Article →

British Books Challenge | October and November

British Books Challenge | October and November

In which I return to this channel after a long absence! And talk about the 6 books I’ve read during the last two months. 4 books by British authors (to go along with my British Books Challenge) and 2 other books. Books mention: Angel Dares by Joss Stirling Unforgiven by Lauren Kate Rebel of the Sands by Alwyn Hamilton Inferno by Catherine Doyle The Square Root of Summer by Harriet… Read Article →

TOP TIPS FOR WRITERS | AUTHORTUBE COLLAB

TOP TIPS FOR WRITERS | AUTHORTUBE COLLAB

This past weekend, I was fortunate enough to attend the Authortube Retreat 2018! In today’s video, eight of us writers share our NUMBER ONE WRITING TIP! VIVIEN REIS KIM CHANCE KRISTEN MARTIN MANDI LYNN JESSI ELLIOTT ANNA VERA @annaverabooks KAILA WALKER ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥… Read Article →

Top 5 Tips for YA Writers - How to Make Your Novel Original

Top 5 Tips for YA Writers – How to Make Your Novel Original

Hey Guys, Thanks so much for tuning in to my first AuthorTube video! In this video I discuss my top 5 general tips for young adult writers to implement in their works in order to make them more interesting and original. Please let me know in the comment section if you’d like to see more videos like this, and what some of your tips for YA authors would be! Patreon:… Read Article →

WHY NOT YA? | Episode 4: Laurie Halse Anderson, Speak

WHY NOT YA? | Episode 4: Laurie Halse Anderson, Speak

We teamed up with Belletrist to bring you #WhyNotYA — a conversation centered around young adult books, where hosts Ebony LaDelle from Epic Reads and Karah Preiss from Belletrist interview authors who talk about important themes of female empowerment in their YA novels! For this episode, we spoke with Laurie Halse Anderson, author of Speak. This was previously aired in February 2019. Learn more about #Speak: Learn more about #WhyNotYA:… Read Article →

IS WE HUNT THE FLAME WORTH THE HYPE? | BOOK REVIEW

IS WE HUNT THE FLAME WORTH THE HYPE? | BOOK REVIEW

I shared my spoiler free thoughts on We Hunt The Flame by Hafsah Faizal – one of the most anticipated YA fantasy releases for 2019 – which is out today! (Also, I do apologise for being so AWOL for the past couple of months. Uni and life in general has been so busy and I was lacking motivation to read because of how hectic things have been. This is actually… Read Article →