Month: February 2016

Stacking The Shelves (5): 21 February 2016

Stacking The Shelves (5): 21 February 2016

Posted February 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 had a bit of a bummer start to the week, so I partook in some retail therapy. During my lunch break at work, I swooped downstairs to the little bookshop (yes, right under my feet). I emerged with four books: THE LIE TREE by Frances Hardinge, IF […]

Two Peas in a Pod (1): THE IRON KING by Julie Kagawa

Two Peas in a Pod (1): THE IRON KING by Julie Kagawa

Posted February 20, 2016 by Jamie in Features, Reviews, Two Peas in a Pod Review / 0 Comments

One of the features here at Books Are My Fandom is our Two Peas in a Pod Review. Two of us will read and review a book as a team. We are choosing books we each haven’t read that sound good to us. Some of these choices may come from a Convince Me To Read review! Feel free to email us at hello@booksaremyfandom.com with your suggestions for books that two of us should read plus who you want to read them. Today Iris and Jamie tackle THE IRON KING by Julie Kagawa! Dani has already read the book a few […]

Author Advice: Review Requests

Author Advice: Review Requests

Posted February 19, 2016 by Jamie in Author Advice / 0 Comments

One of the best ways to promote your book is to have people read and review it. There are a lot of book bloggers out there that you can send a review request to that will help promote your novel. Most bloggers have enough of a following that, with a review posted on their blog, you could get a few more “to-read”s on Goodreads and even some sales! But the only way for this to happen is if you have a good pitch when you send a review request. I’m going to walk you through what the majority of bloggers […]

Waiting on Wednesday (5): Firstlife by Gena Showalter

Waiting on Wednesday (5): Firstlife by Gena Showalter

Posted February 17, 2016 by BAMF in Features, Spotlights, Waiting on Wednesday / 2 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… FIRSTLIFE Author: Gena Showalter Series: Everlife #1 Publisher: Harlequin Teen Publication Date: February 23, 2016 Summary: ONE CHOICE. TWO REALMS. NO SECOND CHANCE. Tenley “Ten” Lockwood is an average seventeen-year-old […]

Pro Talks: Lauren Bird Horowitz

Pro Talks: Lauren Bird Horowitz

Posted February 16, 2016 by BAMF in Features, Interviews, Pro Talks, Spotlights / 0 Comments

Here at BAMF we are always looking to shine the light on authors and their books. And what better way to do so than to hear about a book than from the author themselves? That’s why we have started our Pro Talks Feature where we interview an author about their book(s) and get the down low on characters, plot and anything else they want to share with us about their life as an author! You can find your next great read here. Today’s author, Lauren Bird Horowitz, wrote a book that Jamie can’t stop talking about. You can read her […]