Category: Features

Pro Talks with Jennifer DiGiovanni

Pro Talks with Jennifer DiGiovanni

Posted March 21, 2017 by Jamie in Features, Interviews, Pro Talks / 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 Guest Is Interview BAMF: What is the best part about being an author? Jennifer DiGiovanni: Writing is my […]

Stacking The Shelves (60): 12 March 2017

Stacking The Shelves (60): 12 March 2017

Posted March 12, 2017 by Jamie 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 received THE HATE U GIVE by Angie Thomas for review. I also purchased THE SONG RISING by Samantha Shannon, as well as GOOD STRATEGY BAD STRATEGY by Richard Rumelt and CREATIVITY, INC. by Ed Catmull for university. Jamie’s Haul I received for review: WASTE OF SPACE by […]

Stacking The Shelves (59): 5 March 2017

Stacking The Shelves (59): 5 March 2017

Posted March 5, 2017 by BAMF 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 purchased three books this week: THE PLUNDERED PLANET by Paul Collier (for an assignment), THE BREAKING LIGHT by Heather Hansen (Kindle First), and THE CAT WHO COULD READ BACKWARDS by Lilian Jackson Braun (my university book club’s book of March). And yes, I do realise I’m not buying […]

Convince Me To Read (30): The Summer of Chasing Mermaids by Sarah Ockler

Convince Me To Read (30): The Summer of Chasing Mermaids by Sarah Ockler

Posted March 4, 2017 by Jamie in Convince Me To Read, Features, Reviews / 0 Comments

About Convince Me To Read Reviews While we all have fairly similar tastes, sometimes we need a little push to read a certain book. The Convince Me to Read Review will be a review of the novel plus a section on why we think the other would enjoy it.   Jamie’s review I really liked this book. It is probably my favourite that I’ve read of the retellings for #12DaysOfDiversity that I have hit up this week. But it still wasn’t exactly a retelling, rather it had some of the same characters and a similar theme. I would say it […]

The Month Ahead: March 2017

Posted March 3, 2017 by BAMF in Features, The Month Ahead / 2 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 March 2017 A CROWN OF WISHES by Roshani Chokshi – YA Fantasy, companion to THE STAR-TOUCHED QUEEN SHADOW RUN by AdriAnne Strickland & Michael Miller – YA Science Fiction QUEENS OF GEEK by Jen Wilde – YA Contemporary THE SHIP […]