Waiting on Wednesday (32): Daybreak Rising by Kiran Oliver

Waiting on Wednesday (32): Daybreak Rising by Kiran Oliver

Posted August 24, 2016 by BAMF in Waiting on Wednesday / 0 Comments

Welcome to Waiting on Wednesday as hosted by Breaking the Spine. Each week we will be highlighting an upcoming novel that we are excited about. We will include links to add it to your Goodreads “To Be Read” shelf and where to pre-order it! As well, we will link to our review if we have been lucky enough to read an advanced copy of the book. Today’s featured book is…DAYBREAK RISING by Kiran Oliver! Why We’re Waiting On It A New Adult FANTASY? Yes please! Jamie has already read this one, but Dani is still in the dark, and she […]

#NAAugust Guest Post: Sara Mariah Wants More Speculative New Adult Fiction

Posted August 22, 2016 by Dani in Blog Tours, Guest Posts, New Adult August / 0 Comments

Welcome to another day of New Adult August! We’re talking about all things New Adult throughout this month, and you can find out what we’ve shared so far and what to expect right here! This week is dedicated to discussing New Adult books that aren’t contemporaries. Sara Mariah loves the category New Adult, but she’s not so much a fan of contemporaries. That’s why she wants MORE speculative NA, which she so eloquently talks about below! Beyond the Contemporaries A few years ago, I finally typed “The End” on my first serious novel, something I’d been on-and-off writing for way too […]

Stacking The Shelves (31): 21 August 2016

Stacking The Shelves (31): 21 August 2016

Posted August 21, 2016 by BAMF in Features, Stacking The Shelves / 1 Comment

Stacking the Shelves is hosted by Tynga’s Reviews. It is a weekly meme to showcase the books we have bought, borrowed, received for review, or were given as a gift. As well, we will tell you a bit about the past week and what to expect in the upcoming week! Dani’s Haul I got a few ARCs this week: PLAYER by M.L. Sparrow THE PATH OF DESTINY by Mike Shelton THE FIRE SEEKERS and GHOSTS IN THE MACHINE by Richard Farr THE DELPHI EFFECT by Rysa Walker I also went on a bit of an NA buying spree and bought: […]

#NAAugust: Review of Ugly Love by Colleen Hoover

#NAAugust: Review of Ugly Love by Colleen Hoover

Posted August 20, 2016 by Jamie in Blog Series, New Adult August, Reviews / 3 Comments

Jamie’s Review Look I really wanted to like this one. I have a love-hate relationship with romance but the idea of people looking for just sex and then realizing “oops I love you” is my go-to. That’s what the summary of this one sounds like so I was like “yup sign me the fuck up” except it wasn’t that at all. Right from the get go, Tate is half in love with Miles and is just faking it til she can make it in terms of not wanting a relationship. And I wasn’t here for that. Another thing that was […]

#NAAugust Discussion: Sex in New Adult Fiction

#NAAugust Discussion: Sex in New Adult Fiction

Posted August 19, 2016 by Dani in Blog Tours, Discussions, New Adult August / 0 Comments

Welcome to another day of New Adult August! We’re talking about all things New Adult throughout this month, and you can find out what we’ve shared so far and what to expect right here! Ooooh a fun topic! We’ve already discussed what NA is and how it differs from YA and Adult generally, but now it’s time for that big differentiator: S-E-X! We’ve already established that NA is about main characters between 18 and 30, and we’ve agreed that it has themes of growing up, which includes sexual relationships. Let’s really look into the sex side of things today, though. […]