Nominate Your Fave YA Books in the 2017 *Book Shimmy* Awards

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Forget the Oscars, Golden Globes, Grammy’s and Razzies, this is the most important award of all time: The *Book Shimmy* Awards! It’s time for the greatest annual YA book awards ever, celebrating the best and most feels-inducing young adult books … Read More

Book Nerd Problems: When Books Divide Friends

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There are characters you hate to love, and characters you love to hate. Then there are the characters you just love loving, and those especially are the ones you can’t wait to share with your book nerdy friends 😍 But what … Read More

Epic Reads at YALLFest 2017

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It’s almost that time of year again! Team Epic Reads is headed to YALLFest and we are so ready to book shimmy with everyone in Charleston! Check out the schedule below so you don’t miss your chance to meet your favorite authors, attend some pretty … Read More

5 Bad Reading Habits and How to Break Them

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I think we can all agree that reading is a joyous time for us all and we’ve all got enough experience under our belts to basically be considered professionals. However, that doesn’t mean that bad habits don’t form over time. … Read More

Book Nerd Problems: Rereading Books in a Series

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Everyone knows a new book, if it’s a sequel, is most enjoyable when it’s read immediately after the one before it. So, who can blame us when we want to revisit the story right before the next installment comes out? That only … Read More

144 Thoughts I Had While Reading Turtles All the Way Down

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My TBR is practically as tall as I am at this point, but you KNOW I had to drop everything last week to start TURTLES ALL THE WAY DOWN. How could I not?! It feels like it’s been forever since the last … Read More

The Best Ways to Avoid a Reading Slump

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We know you know the feeling. You’re absolutely loving the book you’re reading; the characters are great, the world is great. It might actually be one of the best books you’ve read all year. But as you get closer to … Read More

Book Nerd Problems: Comparing a Book to Sports

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“Sure, sports are cool… but have you ever heard about this book?!” Real talk, that’s how we begin most conversations once any sports season is upon us. But they’re not that bad. In fact, a lot of book plots can be compared … Read More

The Cover and First Excerpt of Restore Me Are Here!

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*uses megaphone* ATTENTION SHATTER ME FANDOM! Stop what you’re doing RIGHT NOW because if you missed yesterday’s RESTORE ME news, you missed something huge. EPIC. ENORMOUS! But before we get to that, let’s look at what we know about RESTORE ME, … Read More

Book Nerd Problems: Getting the Quote Right

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We all know how frustrating it can be to get a song stuck in your head, but have you ever had it happen with a quote from a YA book? So much of the writing is so gorgeous and lyrical, … Read More

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