{Review+Giveaway} Berserker by Emmy Laybourne @FierceReads
{Review+Giveaway} Without Merit by @ColleenHoover @AtriaIndies
{#Giveaway } Stuck in a Good Book Giveaway!
#Bookstagram Account Directory
{Guest Post+Giveaway} Children of Refuge by Margaret Peterson Haddix @mphaddix @SimonKIDS ‏
{Review+Giveaway} The Big F by Maggie Ann Martin @SwoonReads @maggersann
Aug 11
{Excerpt+Giveaway} THE EPIC CRUSH OF GENIE LO by @yeebookauthor @abramskids @PiqueBeyond

{Excerpt+Giveaway} THE EPIC CRUSH OF GENIE LO by @yeebookauthor @abramskids @PiqueBeyond

I am so excited that THE EPIC CRUSH OF GENIE LO by F.C. Yee is available now and that I get to share the news! If you haven’t yet heard about this wonderful book by Author F.C. Yee, be sure to check out all the details below. This blitz also includes a giveaway for 5 finished copies of the book and a bookmark courtesy of Pique and Rockstar Book Tours. So if you’d like a chance to win, enter in the Rafflecopter at the bottom of this post. About The Book: Title: THE EPIC CRUSH OF GENIE LO Author: F.C. Yee Pub. Date: August 8, 2017 Publisher: Amulet Books Pages: 336 Formats: Hardcover, eBook Find it: Amazon, Barnes&Noble, iBooks, TBD, Goodreads The struggle to get into a top-tier college consumes sixteen-year-old Genie Lo’s every waking thought. But when her sleepy Bay Area town comes under siege from hell-spawn straight out of Chinese folklore, her priorities are suddenly and forcefully rearranged. Her only guide to the demonic chaos breaking out around her is Quentin Sun, a beguiling, maddening new transfer student from… Read more »

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Aug 11
{ARC Review+Giveaway} A Short History of the Girl Next Door by Jared Reck @reckj @KnopfBFYR

{ARC Review+Giveaway} A Short History of the Girl Next Door by Jared Reck @reckj @KnopfBFYR

A Short History of the Girl Next Door is a standalone young adult novel by Jared Reck. This book totally wrecked me. It was completely unexpected, in such a good way. A Short History of the Girl Next Door is so different than the books I normally read, and I am so so glad that I stepped outside of my comfort zone because this book was an emotional journey that I absolutely loved. I typically read pretty happy books, so even when the very first line of the summary tells me this is an unrequited love story about the girl next door, part of me was still expecting it to turn out happy. And I am not going to go into spoilers for this book, but the direction that Jared Reck took this story in blew me away. It totally shocked me actually. And I am kind of obsessed with how much I loved it. A Short History of the Girl Next Door is the story of a really beautiful friendship… Read more »

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Aug 10

#Instagram #Giveaways

Hello my lovely friends. I wanted to pop in very quickly and share with you some giveaways that I have going on, on my Instagram right now. They are all super easy entry, no re-posting required!   To enter just click on the picture you are interested in 🙂     📚📚💙BOOK LOVERS DAY GIVEAWAY💙📚📚 . . happy book lovers day everyone! To celebrate I wanted to giveaway a copy of The Walls by @hollieoverton 📚 📚 GIVEAWAY 💙Enter to win finished copy of The Walls💙 -📚follow me @BookBriefs and @hollieoverton (I will be checking) -📚tag two friends you think will be interested 📚 For EXTRA entry – 📚share this giveaway in your story and tag me (1 entry) -📚share on your profile and tag me (2 entries) -📚comment here again letting me know which you did 🙂 📚 RULES – Giveaway will end August 22nd at midnight EST – US Only – not affiliated with Instagram 📚 📚 Thank you to @hachettebooks for providing me with a copy of… Read more »

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Aug 09
{Review} Alex, Approximately by @Jenn_Benn ‏ett @SimonTeen @RivetedLit ‏

{Review} Alex, Approximately by @Jenn_Benn ‏ett @SimonTeen @RivetedLit ‏

  Alex, Approximately is a young adult standalone romance by author Jenn Bennett. This book was so stinkin’ cute and amazing, I can’t stand it! In the best way of course. I expected to enjoy Alex, Approximately, but I didn’t expect to fall so completely head over heels in love with it like I did. This is one of my favorite reads of the year! I mean business when I say Alex, Approximately deserves every bit of these five stars. Alex, Approximately is the story of Bailey and  Alex. Bailey, or Mink, and Alex, met online where they instantly bonded over their love of classic movies. Bailey knows that Alex lives in the same town in California as her dad, but she gets gun shy when it comes to telling Alex that she has moved in with her dad. She is nervous about taking her online friendship offline. Bailey is trying to search Alex out with the bits of information she knows about him. At the same time she starts working… Read more »

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Aug 08
{Review} Twisted Twosome by @AuthorMegQuinn ‏

{Review} Twisted Twosome by @AuthorMegQuinn ‏

Twisted Twosome is a standalone romantic comedy by author Meghan Quinn. I have really enjoyed all of Meghan’s books that I have read in the past, and twisted Twosome was no exception. This was a fun banter filled romantic comedy about an unlikely couple that I downed in one sitting. There was really only one thing that bugged me, which we will get to later, but I doubt it will bug many of you. I think I am just weird. Let’s start with all of the things I loved about Twisted Twosome. I loved that this book was told in dual narrative between Racer and Georgiana, or Georgie as he calls her. I loved all of the bickering, bantering and pranks galore between the two of them. They were constantly trying to one up the other one, and I found it to be hilarious. Meghan Quinn is so good at writing romantic comedies. Her books always have me laughing. I also love the way she writes romantic tension. She is… Read more »

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Aug 07
{Review} Internet Famous by @danika_stone @SwoonReads @FierceReads

{Review} Internet Famous by @danika_stone @SwoonReads @FierceReads

Internet Famous is a young adult standalone by author Danika Stone. I loved Danika’s previous novel, All the Feels so much, so when I saw that her latest novel was about a blogger, I knew this was another fandom-centric novel that I was going to really enjoy. And I really did enjoy Internet Famous. Not quite as much as I loved All the Feels, but I thought Internet Famous was a great read. It was fun in a different way than I expected it to be. In Internet Famous, our main character, Madi is a famous movie and tv show blogger. She does these live re-watches of all kinds of movies and tv series that sound epically awesome! I want to find a blogger that does something similar, because I really love the idea! I enjoyed Madi. She is a normal girl with her own set of teenage issues that made her very relate-able. I loved that the book spoke the jargon of fandoms and internet communities. The glossary at… Read more »

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Aug 06
{Review} All I Need by Callie Harper

{Review} All I Need by Callie Harper

All I need is the fourth book in the adult romance All In series by Callie Harper. I didn’t realize this book was part of a series while I was reading it, so suffice it to say it can be read as a standalone. I would be interested in seeing who the previous three books featured. I wasn’t sure if there was character overlap in this world or if they are really standalones. All I need had a contemporary beauty and the beast vibe. I enjoyed this book throughout, but it didn’t blow me away. The writing and romance were good, but I think the main male character rubbed me the wrong way so I didn’t fall head over heels with him. All I need is told in dual narrative between Annie and Ian. Annie is hired by Ian’s father to be a live in caretaker for Ian, who was injured as a teenager in a boating accident. I liked Annie but Ian was way too much for me. Too much… Read more »

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Aug 03
{Review+Giveaway} The Thirteenth Gate by Kat Ross @katrossauthor

{Review+Giveaway} The Thirteenth Gate by Kat Ross @katrossauthor

The Thirteenth Gate is the first book in the Dominion Mystery series by Kat Ross. I have previously read The Daemoniac by her, which I thought was going to be the first book in the series, but really ended up being more of a prequel. I have also real the first book in her Fourth Element series, and I while I enjoyed that one was well, the Dominion series is really shaping up to be my favorite! But, what is cool about The Thirteenth Gate  is that there is character overlap between the two series. It was very creative and well done on her part. I enjoyed getting to see Alex and Vivienne, though I have not read all the books in the Fourth Element series. The Thirteenth Gate did not disappoint. I loved this atmospheric read. It was exactly what I wanted, and I can’t wait for more. The Dominion series is a young adult detective mystery story with a flair of the paranormal. It felt like the anime Ghost Hunt (which I am… Read more »

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Aug 01
{#Giveaway } August New Release Giveaway!

{#Giveaway } August New Release Giveaway!

Hello my lovelies! I have been loving new releases this year, so I have decided to start joining new release books. Big thanks to our host of this giveaway hop: It Starts at Midnight Today’s giveaway is super simple! Feel free to pick any book you want!  Paperback, Hardcover, ebook, New release, Old release…anything!!!   These are some books I am really looking forward to this month (but you can pick anything)           While you are here, have you entered any of my THREE instagram giveaways?  click on the pictures to enter 🙂 (they are super easy entries. no hoops to jump through) A post shared by BookBriefs (@bookbriefs) on Jul 29, 2017 at 4:50pm PDT A post shared by BookBriefs (@bookbriefs) on Aug 1, 2017 at 9:04am PDT A post shared by BookBriefs (@bookbriefs) on Jul 22, 2017 at 4:52pm PDT To enter, fill out the rafflecopter below to win I’ll be selecting one (1) winner to receive one (1) new book of their choice worth up to $15. Open… Read more »

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Jul 31
{ARC Review+Giveaway} Kissing Max Holden by @KatyUpperman ‏@SwoonReads @FierceReads

{ARC Review+Giveaway} Kissing Max Holden by @KatyUpperman ‏@SwoonReads @FierceReads

Kissing Max Holden by Katy Upperman is a young adult contemporary romance that put a huge smile on my face. I really, really loved this book. It was cute, it was swoony and it was a whole lot of fun. Just what I love in my summer beach/pool reads. Max Holden is total book boyfriend material. I did have a few minor issues with the story, which I will discuss below, but overall I really enjoyed Kissing Max Holden. Kissing Max Holden is told from Jillian’s point of view. She grew up next door to Max Holden and they used to be very close, but because of personal issues in Max’s family, he has withdrawn a lot and because distant with Jillian. It is interesting because Jillian and Max still ran in similar friend groups at school so they are circling around in each other’s lives. I love a friends to more story, so I really liked the various facets to Jillian and Max’s relationship. It is clear that they… Read more »

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