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Extra! Extra! is my weekly post featuring any and all exciting blog news.

This weekend I'm linking up to Sunday Post hosted by Kimba the Caffeinated Book Reviewer


What Happened on the Blog This Past Week?

Monday I reviewed The Friday Society by Adrienne Kress. You can read my review here, and if it's something you're interested in, you can enter to win a copy in my Tuesday feature...

Hot Off the Presses! In this weekly feature, I highlight new YA releases. Last week's installment featured a debate: to novella or not to novella? What do you think? Vote, but don't forget to enter teh giveaway!

Vote here:

Would you like Hot Off the Presses to include YA novellas?
pollcode.com free polls 

Thursday was a new installment of my new feature Bookalikes. I featured books like the TV show Smash.

Friday I continued to tell you about my favorite YA reads of 2012, focusing on Dystopian, Post-Apocalyptic and Fantasy. This Freebie Friday series is part of a big giveaway, so go over and tell me what your favorites were and get a chance to win one of mine!

Saturday I reviewed Not Exactly a Love Story, an upcoming YA title set in the 1970s. Was I in love of this tale of a boy who woos a girl anonymously?

Great Giveaway!

Author Lindsay Cummings (The Murder Complex comes out in 2013) is giving away an ARC of Unravel Me and and ARC of Requiem. You can enter here!
What's On Deck for Next Week?
Reviews of:
Falling Kingdoms by Morgan Rhodes Teh Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken

Falling Kingdoms by Morgan Rhodes (Razorbill.)
Stop by and find out if I fell for this YA fantasy.

Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken (Hyperion)
Did this highly anticipated YA dystopian wow me?

And I'll be reading these:

Crimson Frost by Jennifer Estep Love and Other Perishable Items by Laura Buzo

Crimson Frost by Jennifer Estep (KTeen)

Love and Other Perishable Items by Laura Buzo (Knopf)

That's it for now. Let me know what's new with you in comments. Leave me a link so I can visit you back!


  1. Oh I so want to read The Darkest Minds-I think I might get it with the gift cards I'm pretty sure I'll be getting for Christmas. Hope you enjoy Love and Other Perishable Items-I liked it a lot!

  2. Wow, you are so reading all the end of 2012/ 2013 releases I'm looking forward to, so I'm really excited to check out your reviews :-)

    Tanya Patrice

  3. Love and Other Perishable Items is on my Christmas Wish List. Looks like you've had a good week!

    Check out my IMM & SP.

    Sandy @ Somewhere Only We Know

  4. I'm looking forward to both of those reviews this week! Especially The Darkest Minds. :)

    Come check out what books I got this week!

  5. fallen kingdom and crimson frost hum can't wait to read your thoughts

  6. Nice haul. I just finished The Darkest Minds. Crimson Frost is amazing.. I really liked it. Hope you do too.

    Jenea @ Books Live Forever's The Sunday Post

  7. I'm a little jealous of you. I so want Crimson Frost and Falling Kingdoms! ;)
    Looking forward to reading your reviews.

  8. I have the first book in the Frost series, but haven't read it yet. I hear its a good series! Here's my IMM this week


  9. Can't wait to read your review on FALLING KINGDOMS. Love that cover

  10. Oh, I can't wait to read your reviews for both of those books next week!! I am going to be reading L&OPI this week too.

  11. Can't wait for your reviews of Falling Kingdoms and The Darkest Minds. I'm still working on finishing TDM, but I hope to have it done today. :)

  12. I'm excited for your review of The Darkest Minds, I think it looks really interesting! And hopefully you enjoy Love and Other Perishable Items, I have seen some mixed reviews. Happy Reading!

    Emily @ Falling for YA

  13. Great stuff this week!! Falling Kingdoms is on my list, cant wait to get it!!

  14. I will be reading Darkest Mind next week, cannot wait to see what you think. Fallen Kingdoms is on my wishlist. Have an awesome week! The Sunday Post

  15. Oh you know I can't wait to hear your thoughts on the Laura Buzo!! I pre-ordered for my Kindle (blasted NG never came through) so mine will be here on Tuesday!

    My Weekly Wrap Up

  16. Very curious to see what you thought of Falling Kingdoms and Darkest Minds since I really want to read both of those. Love and Other Perishable Items also looks cute. I still need to start the Mythos Academy series. Haven't read any of them yet. Enjoy!

  17. I hope you had a great week! I'm really curious about Love and Other Perishables. I hope you have a great week!

  18. I can't wait to hear what you think about Love and Other Perishable Items. Also... I need to get on Darkest Minds. I feel like it's right up my alley.

  19. Looking forward to hearing your thoughts on THE DARKEST MINDS.

  20. I voted yes to novellas! I actually really like them and think they can really enhance a series.


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