May reading round-up

# of books read: 21 audiobooks listened to: 5 ARCs read: 1 total page count: 4,538 year total page count: 20,077 I managed to get tons of reading done this month!  My favorite reads of the month were Bang by Barry Lyga (about a boy who shot and killed his younger sister when he was a toddler), … Continue reading May reading round-up

the YA horror novel aesthetic

You could say that every genre has its own aesthetic, but lately the YA horror genre has been taking aesthetic to a new level - beyond cover design, or even typeface and chapter headings. The first YA novel that did this really effectively was Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children - a novel which some … Continue reading the YA horror novel aesthetic

reviews! and a comparison of KDP & Smashwords

A couple reviews of The Art Kids can be found on the blogs Offbeat YA and Joana in the Sky with Books!  If you are a big fan of Christopher Pike, definitely check out Offbeat YA - she's reviewed a bunch of his books. You may have noticed that I finally got Hitchhikers up on … Continue reading reviews! and a comparison of KDP & Smashwords