Month: January 2017

The Month Ahead: February 2017

Posted January 31, 2017 by BAMF in Features, The Month Ahead / 0 Comments

Want to know what’s happening in the YA world this month? Well look no further! We’ve collected the exciting releases and events of the month for you to refer to in one place. WAIT! Are we missing something, or do you want to make sure we have something jotted down for the coming months? Let us know in the comments! Books Releasing in February 2017 AT THE EDGE OF THE UNIVERSE by Shaun David Hutchinson – February 7, 2017; YA Contemporary with LGBTQ+ themes THE EDUCATION OF MARGOT SANCHEZ by Lilliam Rivera – February 21, 2017; YA Contemporary RONIT & JAMIL […]

Stacking The Shelves (54): 29 January 2017

Stacking The Shelves (54): 29 January 2017

Posted January 29, 2017 by Jamie in Features, Stacking The Shelves / 2 Comments

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’m sticking to my ban really well! All I’ve received this week is CARAVAL by Stephanie Garber in a subscription box. Look at me being so controlled!!! Jamie’s Haul I received for review: GILDED CAGE by Vic James COLD SUMMER by Gwen Cole I purchased: EMBERS IN THE […]

BAMF Review: Under Rose Tainted Skies by Louise Gornall

BAMF Review: Under Rose Tainted Skies by Louise Gornall

Posted January 28, 2017 by Jamie in BAMF Reviews, Features, Reviews / 4 Comments

We both agreed on every aspect of this one (with slight variations) and it was sort of shocking to both of us because usually we have some differences. However, after reading other reviews, it is apparent that most of the people who read this book feel the same way about the book: it has great representation, but not much actually happened. We thought Norah’s stream of thoughts were pretty identical to how people with agoraphobia and other anxiety disorders view the world. We are really glad that more and more authors are starting to write characters who have mental illness and […]

ARC Review: Caraval by Stephanie Garber

ARC Review: Caraval by Stephanie Garber

Posted January 27, 2017 by Jamie in Reviews / 8 Comments

Disclaimer: I received an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. This in no way affects my opinion of the book. Jamie’s Review This is going to sound like a negative review even though I rated it 4 stars because while I absolutely loved the first 90%, the last 10% of it changed my rating from a 5 star to a 4 star. The ending was SO disappointing considering how much I loved the first 90% of the novel. And on top of how this story concluded, I’m not sure I like how it was left open […]

Happy Birthday to Books Are My Fandom!

Happy Birthday to Books Are My Fandom!

Posted January 26, 2017 by BAMF in Spotlights / 7 Comments

Hello hello everyone and welcome to our blog’s birthday party! We are so excited to have been blogging together for ONE FULL YEAR! Even though we have separately been blogging for longer than that, we hold BAMF closer to our hearts because it’s something we get to do together. We have had so much fun bringing you guys exciting content, fun features, and lots of reviews! We hope that you like them and will continue to read BAMF well into the future! To celebrate our blogoversary, we are going to do a condensed version of Jamie’s Year End Survey and […]