11 Characters Who Know Heartbreak

Author Guest Posts, Fun Stuff

Heartbroken and feeling like you’re the only one? Studies show that at any given time, approximately 35 million people are getting over a heartbreak. (Okay, I totally made that up, but it’s got to be at least that, right?). But … Read More

Extremely Helpful Writing Tips From Gregg Rosenblum

Fun Stuff

Tip for writers #1: Be independently wealthy. Your options for this include: be born into a wealthy family. Or inherit money in your 20s. Or marry an investment banker. (Don’t talk to that hottie in your MFA program, unless they … Read More


Now Quoting

It’s hard to narrow down which quotes from UNRAVELING by Elizabeth Norris are our favorites, but we’ve managed to do it! Behold, our top 10 favorite quotes from the action, thriller!   About the book Unraveling’s heroine, sixteen-year-old Janelle Tenner, … Read More

The Best of Epic Reads 2013

Book Nerds Unite, Epic Reads Exclusives, Lists!

With 2013 winding down, it’s time to take a look at all the things we did on Epic Reads. Here’s a complete recap of the top books, blog posts, videos, tweets, instagrams, tumbls and more. All information is based on … Read More

‘The Other Normals’ author Ned Vizzini has passed away

Epic Reads Exclusives

Our hearts are heavy with the loss of our author and friend, Ned Vizzini –– author of the young adult novels It’s Kind of a Funny Story, Teen Angist? Naaah…, and The Other Normals. Ned passed away on Thursday, December … Read More

Melissa Walker Vlogs About ASHES TO ASHES


Watch Melissa Walker talk about her world-building in ASHES TO ASHES and creating the afterlife realm of the Prism.   About ASHES TO ASHES When Callie’s life is cut short by a tragic accident in her hometown of Charleston, South … Read More

Watch the “Tattoo” Clip from Divergent!


Now, that’s what we like to call a hardback. Watch the full clip below (originally posted on Yahoo Movies!)   The song, by the way, is called “Dead in The Water” by Ellie Goulding. Listen to it on Spotify!   … Read More

The 13 Most Ridiculous Snuggie Styles

Book Nerds Unite, Fun Stuff, Lists!

A common staple among voracious readers is a soft, cozy blanket and when the Snuggie first hit the market, our worlds were rocked. A blanket with sleeves so my arms don’t get cold while I read? PRAISE YEEZUS! But over … Read More

Korean Food 101 by Ellen Oh

Author Guest Posts, Fun Stuff

When people think of Korean food they usually think of Korean barbecue and kimchee (spicy pickled cabbage). And if you are just trying it for the first time, then that’s a great place to start. For those of you who … Read More

The 15 Most Anticipated YA Books Publishing In January 2014

Coming Soon

The gifting season is upon us and many a book nerd will be receiving (hopefully) gift cards to their favorite local indie bookstore. Some of you may even get shiny e-readers that are just begging to be filled. And more … Read More

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