Category: Blog Tour

Queen of Shadows is finally here!

Queen of Shadows is finally here!

I am one of three people on twitter who isn’t caught up enough to read Queen of Shadows today. I know. I know. I’m really hurting right now. PLEASE DON’T SPOIL ME! Despite that, I have read Throne of Glass and Assassin’s Blade and I’m reading Crown of Midnight right now. I am loving this series and I’m so glad that I don’t have to wait to read the next one when I finish Heir of Fire! There are some perks to discovering a series late! If you have no idea what series I’m talking about you are in luck! Today I’m part of a release blitz that is giving away the first 3 books  in the series (in paperback format). US only. So if youÂ’d like a chance to win, enter in the Rafflecopter at the bottom of this post. This is your chance to celebrate the hugely anticipated release of the fifth volume of this series by winning the first three! Plus, if you are caught up but your pre-order hasn’t arrived yet, you can read the first 5 chapters here for free!! Scroll down and check that out!  Title: QUEEN OF SHADOWS Author: Sarah J. Maas Pub. Date: September 1, 2015 Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Childrens Pages: 656 Find it: Amazon, Barnes & Noble, iBooks, Goodreads   Sarah J. Maas’s New York Times bestselling Throne of Glass series reaches new heights in this sweeping fourth volume.   Everyone Celaena Sardothien loves has been […]

Posted September 1, 2015 by Emily in Blog Tour, Giveaway, Special Feature / 4 Comments
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#SBPT Summer Wrap Up

#SBPT Summer Wrap Up

  Being involved in The Book Bratz Summer Blogger Promo Tour was a fantastic opportunity and I’m so grateful and honored that I had the chance. I loved getting to know the other bloggers. When I started this tour I felt so new and I didn’t know anyone. Now I feel like I’m a part of a big blogger family. I feel so lucky that I had the chance to do this and I’m already looking forward to next year! I wanted to include the posts that I did this year, just in case you missed one. I had so much fun talking to the other bloggers in my group and planning these posts that it would be a real shame if you didn’t have the chance to read them all. Week 1, Sunday, July 5th: Offbeat YA Roberta at the Offbeat YA has a very specific genre love. She loves Afterlife stories. Stories about what happens to people after they die. I thought this was fascinating and I was so pleased when she agreed to write a post recommending her favorite books in this genre. Week 2, Sunday, July 12th: The Book Bratz  I asked The Book Bratz to allow me to repost one of their favorite blog posts. They sure chose a doozy for me! I didn’t even know about a slight blogging scandal last year that happened with a bingo […]

Posted August 30, 2015 by Emily in Blog Tour / 1 Comment
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SBPT Sunday: Marissa Nicole Reads

SBPT Sunday: Marissa Nicole Reads

  Welcome Marissa Nicole of Marissa Nicole Reads! I was really excited to interview her and hear all about her Book Blogging Basics 🙂  Enjoy! 1. Tell us a little about yourself. I am a YA book blogger. My favorite book genres include fantasy, paranormal, contemporary, and romance! Besides writing and reading, I enjoy binge watching TV shows, performing on stage, andtraveling. 2. How long have you been blogging and how did you first get involved? I started blogging approximately four months ago. Prior to book blogging, I was a booktuber. I stopped booktubing a while ago due to the start of high school but I still wanted to connect with my book friends. With that in mind, I started my book blog! I remember getting the idea of a book blog from reading posts of a travel based Instagram blog and thinking about how cool it must be to write about your interests and life. With this in mind, I created both a book and personal blog. 3. Tell me about some of the people youÂ’ve met while blogging? I have met an abundance of people throughout the start of my blog. I met a majority of them through Bookcon and this blog tour. Social media has been another major aspect of me meeting the people in the bookish community. I connect with a wide range of bookish people, […]

Posted August 23, 2015 by Emily in Blog Tour, Special Feature / 0 Comments
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Sunday Street Team: Interview with Jessica Verdi

Sunday Street Team: Interview with Jessica Verdi

What You Left Behind by Jessica Verdi Published by Sourcebooks on August 4th 2015 Pages: 320 Format: ebook Source: Free for Review, Netgalley Goodreads ItÂ’s all RydenÂ’s fault. If he hadnÂ’t gotten Meg pregnant, she would have never stopped her chemo treatments and would still be alive. Instead, heÂ’s failing fatherhood one dirty diaper at a time. And itÂ’s not like heÂ’s had time to grieve while struggling to care for their infant daughter, start his senior year, and earn the soccer scholarship he needs to go to college.The one person who makes Ryden feel like his old self is Joni. SheÂ’s fun and energetic—and doesnÂ’t know he has a baby. But the more time they spend together, the harder it becomes to keep his two worlds separate. Finding one of MegÂ’s journals only stirs up old emotions, and RydenÂ’s convinced Meg left other notebooks for him to find, some message to help his new life make sense. But how is he going to have a future if he canÂ’t let go of the past?   I’m so excited to have Jessica Verdi on my blog today. I really liked What You Left Behind. I was lucky enough to read an ARC of it and I wrote a review earlier this month. Thanks for having me on your blog, Emily! 1. Tell us a little about yourself and your […]

Posted August 23, 2015 by Emily in Blog Tour, Giveaway, interview, Special Feature / 0 Comments
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SBPT Sunday: The Petite Book Blogger

SBPT Sunday: The Petite Book Blogger

  Today I am really excited to introduce you to Victoria, the Petite Book Blogger! Victoria is a homeschool student who loves museums, traveling and movies. I was so impressed to learn that she is fluent in English and Spanish and working on Italian! She’s obviously smart, working on genealogy with her mother and has remarkable convictions, being a vegetarian for ethical reasons. Besides blogging, her hobby is photography. She was kind enough to allow me to feature a few of her pictures on my blog today. Photography allows you to see through the artist’s eyes. With these pictures, Victoria gives us a glimpse of her unique vision. She uses lighting and texture in her compositions to create different effects. I especially like her picture of rocks with the intentional or unintentional hearts. I hope you enjoy this rare opportunity to experience a blogger’s other hobby! Enjoy.  

Posted August 16, 2015 by Emily in Blog Tour, Special Feature / 2 Comments
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SBPT Sunday: Mia in Narnia

SBPT Sunday: Mia in Narnia

Hi everyone, I’m Mia from Mia in Narnia, and I’m really excited to be on Emily’s blog today for the SBPT! Today I’m going to be talking about favourite books/ book series. This was almost impossible for me to write there are so many books that I love, and my list of favourite books changes all the time but I finally managed to pick ten of my favourite books. Obviously, these books are massively recommended by me and I definitely think you should read them if you haven’t already! In no particular order… THE BOOK THIEF – MARKUS ZUSAK This book is so, so beautiful. The writing is incredible, the characters are unforgettable and the ending will break your heart. If you want a heart warming, inspirational and emotional story set against the backdrop of Nazi Germany then this is definitely the book for you. THE INFERNAL DEVICES TRILOGY – CASSANDRA CLARE I know I said these books were in no particular order, but The Infernal Devices is my favourite book series of all time. It has just the right amount of romance and action for me, and the characters in it are some the best I’ve ever read about (Jem Carstairs is the love of my life). Also, I love anything set in London or the Victorian Era, and TID has both! THE FAULT IN OUR STARS – JOHN GREEN You might be […]

Posted August 9, 2015 by Emily in Blog Tour, Special Feature / 1 Comment
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SBPT Sunday: Introducing The Regal Critiques

SBPT Sunday: Introducing The Regal Critiques

  Veronika from Reading is Dreaming with Open Eyes is now Veronika from The Regal Critiques. I’m so excited that Ruzaika (her new co-blogger) and Veronika are both here today to talk about the new direction of their blog.   Hi everyone. IÂ’m Veronika from The Regal Critiques and IÂ’m so SO excited to be teamed up with the lovely Emily here. A few months ago I decided to add a co-blogger to my blog and, based on EmilyÂ’s idea, IÂ’m going to tell you a bit about the reasons for my choice. Next to that Ruzaika, my new co-blogger wrote a bit about herself and the start of our wonderful friendship. We hope youÂ’ll enjoy our post. 🙂 ‘Should I try co-blogging?’ was a question that used to come to my mind all the time. However much fun co-blogging has always looked like to me, the answer to that question strictly stayed no. One day, though, on an impulse I asked Ruzaika if she has ever been interested in blogging and if yes, would she consider co-blogging on Reading Is Dreaming with Open Eyes (now re-named The Regal Critiques). In this post IÂ’m going to list 6 reasons why you should definitely consider co-blogging. Hope youÂ’ll enjoy. Blogging can get stressful but as soon as you have a co-blogger you donÂ’t have to carry all the weight on your shoulders alone. Most […]

Posted August 2, 2015 by Emily in Blog Tour, Special Feature / 1 Comment
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Sunday Street Team: Guest Post by Shanna Swendson

Sunday Street Team: Guest Post by Shanna Swendson

This post is part of the Sunday Street Team. If you’d like more information or sign up to become a part please click here. Title: Rebel Mechanics Author: Shanna Swendson Genre: YA Format: Paperback, 320 Pages Publishing Information: 7/14/2015 Farrar, Straus and Giroux   Librarything | Goodreads | Amazon A sixteen-year-old governess becomes a spy in this alternative U.S. history where the British control with magic and the colonists rebel by inventing. ItÂ’s 1888, and sixteen-year-old Verity Newton lands a job in New York as a governess to a wealthy leading family—but she quickly learns that the family has big secrets. Magisters have always ruled the colonies, but now an underground society of mechanics and engineers are developing non-magical sources of power via steam engines that they hope will help them gain freedom from British rule. The family Verity works for is magister—but it seems like the children’s young guardian uncle is sympathetic to the rebel cause. As Verity falls for a charming rebel inventor and agrees to become a spy, she also becomes more and more enmeshed in the magister familyÂ’s life. She soon realizes sheÂ’s uniquely positioned to advance the cause—but to do so, sheÂ’ll have to reveal her own dangerous secret. Today I’m so excited to welcome Shanna Swendson to my blog. She has a really great looking book coming out. I’m especially excited about it because I love Steampunk! She’s here […]

Posted July 26, 2015 by Emily in Blog Tour, Special Feature / 0 Comments
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SBPT Sunday: LittleBookHeaven

SBPT Sunday: LittleBookHeaven

Please welcome Jess from Little Book Heaven as part of The Book Bratz Summer Promo Blogger Tour. Jess is an animal lover from the Sagebrush State. She works in a Veterinarian’s office and shares her life with 3 dogs. In addition to reading, she loves baking and Peter Pan. Here we go! Hi everyone! I am so excited to be part of the Summer Blogger Promo Tour hosted by the wonderful Amber and Jessica at The Book Bratz. I am thrilled to be teaming up with the awesome Emily from Emily Reads Everything today and discussing dream destinations. She had asked me what my top five places to travel would be and to make it extra fun, pick places from some books that I have read. Time to put my thinking cap on.. 1. Australia ~ This destination comes from a book series that I have read and consider to be one of my favorites,The Wishes Series by G.J. Walker-Smith. This country is described so beautifully in these books and they sound breathtaking and full natural wonders. 2. Paris, France  ~ This destination comes from a book series called The Revenant Series by Amy Plum. I have always wanted see the city of Paris, but after reading these books my desire to go is even more than before. It’s sounds so magical, romantic and historical to me. 3. Boston, Massachusetts ~ […]

Posted July 26, 2015 by Emily in Blog Tour, Special Feature / 2 Comments
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SBPT Sunday: The Book Bratz

SBPT Sunday: The Book Bratz

As you all know, I’m participating in the 2015 Summer Blogger Promo Tour. Its running from July 5th – August 12th. Today I’d like to introduce you to the creative team behind SBPT themselves, The Book Bratz. Jessica, is an avid (and already published) writer and reader, and Amber is a Speed Reader Extraordinaire. they’ve been blogging for over a year now. They are both fond of movies, books, cute boys, and chocolate. For their intro post, I asked them to choose their favorite blog post so I could feature it here. They introduced me to a kerfuffle that shock the blogger world last year. An author, Amy Spaulding, made a Bingo Card that hurt a lot of feelings. You can see it here if you have no idea what I’m talking about. I didn’t when I saw this post. The wonderful thing about Jessica and Amber is that instead of being hurt, they focused on why authors and readers love and appreciate each other and worked to bring the community back together. Thanks to them for their empathy! Let’s Talk: Blogger & Author Appreciation Originally posted here. Blogger & Author Appreciation   Recently, some tension has developed among the blogging and writing communities. (If you know of the whole “Bingo Card” extravaganza, you know what we’re talking about.) Us ladies here at The Book Bratz have decided to reach out […]

Posted July 12, 2015 by Emily in Blog Tour, Special Feature / 2 Comments
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