ARCs are strangely powerful objects here in the book community. They can help promote and build buzz for upcoming books! They can make any day you receive one feel like Christmas! But they have a darker side too. They’ve been known to cause jealousy and major feelings of self-doubt in book bloggers. And these seemingly … Continue reading ARCs and Galleys, Love ‘Em? Hate ‘Em? Little Bit of Both?
There are so many incredible books coming out in September and October! I am so excited for them, but I'm also BURIED in fall ARCs right now! I'm not complaining by any means. I actually couldn't be more excited. I'm just saying that I have some serious reading to do! I know a lot of … Continue reading I’m Joining #ARCAugust, Are You?
Happy Monday and welcome to the weekly #ARCstravaganza! I am thrilled to feature Mackenzi Lee's delightful forthcoming novel A Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue as my book of the week this week! This book was certainly one of my most anticipated reads of the summer, and I was so excited to pick up an ARC during YALLWEST this … Continue reading #ARCstravaganza : The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue
Happy Monday, my friends! We are so excited to introduce an all new meme that we will be hosting here on YAandWine.com and over on Instagram each Monday called #ARCstravaganza! One of the best parts of being a book blogger has got to be getting ARC/eARC copies of books, and this meme is your opportunity to show … Continue reading Introducing the #ARCstravaganza Meme!
For me, Flame in the Mist is the epitome of YA fantasy. It has all the elements that I look for in a book, and it executes on each of those elements so exquisitely. Getting to read an ARC copy of this book was truly an honor. Wine Pairing Flame in the Mist by Renée Ahdieh The … Continue reading Will Flame in the Mist be the best fantasy novel of 2017?
This book is about life. This book is about death. This book is about anger, and laughter, and grief, and hate. But more than anything this book is about love. And this book is just EVERYTHING! I won't post my full review for this Benjamin Alire Saenz's GORGEOUS upcoming contemporary YA novel until 02/07/17. But what you … Continue reading Get Ready for The Inexplicable Logic of My Life!
This giveaway has ended. Thanks to everyone who entered! It's time for our first giveaway! The Hundred Lies of Lizzie Lovett by Chelsea Sedoti comes out on January 3rd, but you can enter to win an Advanced Reader Copy by following the simple steps below. Best of luck! Follow me on Twitter @KrystiYAandWine Retweet my pinned … Continue reading This Giveaway Has Ended: The Hundred Lies of Lizzie Lovett ARC