Waiting on Wednesday (1): The Love That Split The World by Emily Henry

Waiting on Wednesday (1): The Love That Split The World by Emily Henry

Posted January 20, 2016 by BAMF in Spotlights, 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… THE LOVE THAT SPLIT THE WORLD Author: Emily Henry Publisher: Razorbill Publication Date: January 26, 2016 Summary: Natalie Cleary must risk her future and leap blindly into a vast unknown […]

Meet Jamie!

Meet Jamie!

Posted January 10, 2016 by Jamie in About the Team / 0 Comments

A Bit About Jamie I have been reading stories for as long as I can remember. Ever since I was a kid, I have always been critiquing the story, the characters, and their motives. For me, I love to read between the lines. I want to know the character’s ambitions and dreams, as well as their motives behind that. Since the majority of the books I read are Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Contemporary, I am able to see the tropes, typical plot lines, and understand the world building of these genres better than the average reader. Jamie’s Upbringing I was […]

Meet Dani!

Meet Dani!

Posted January 7, 2016 by Dani in About the Team / 0 Comments

A bit about Dani I wasn’t born with a silver spoon in my mouth, but I was born with a book in one hand and a red pen in the other. I absolutely love reading, but I am also a self-confessed grammar nazi, so if a book is riddled with errors, my enjoyment definitely lessens…and so does my star rating. While a book is more than just its words, I believe its the author’s responsibility to ensure that their words are fully able to convey their story. I love sharing my reactions to scenes as I read, so Goodreads and Twitter are […]

Why You Need A Beta Reader

Posted November 12, 2015 by Jamie in Author Advice / 0 Comments

Your Story Needs A Beta Reader We’re sure you’re thinking “but my story is perfect, I don’t need someone else to read it over!” While no story is ever perfect, it is always helpful to have an unbiased, neutral third party read over your manuscript. Talking to a friend about your manuscript will not have the same impact as having a beta reader reading over your story. A loved one, or someone who cares about you, will not want to disappoint you by telling you they don’t like a certain element of your story. It is best to have a beta reader who has no […]