Rosaria grew up in rural North Carolina, where she climbed trees, read Harry Potter fanfiction, and taught herself Latin. She studied political theory at Princeton and lives in Chicago with her husband and cat. Fireborne was her debut novel.
Top Dragon Book Recommendations…by Author Andrea Tang!
Andrea Tang’s debut, Rebelwing, is hitting shelves THIS.MONTH. We are so psyched to join Prudence Wu on the back of a cybernetic dragon in an epic escape from a smuggling deal gone VERY wrong. If you are here for dragons, dystopia, or action-packed plot, make sure to add this one to the top of your February TBR! … ContinuedSee More
A book lover’s holiday gift guide!
Presenting: the holiday gift guide you should give to the friends & family of all book lovers. If your reader loves FANTASY… Four Dead Queens by Astrid Scholte Seventeen-year-old Keralie Corrington may seem harmless, but she’s, in fact, one of Quadara’s most skilled thieves and a liar. Varin, on the other hand, is an … ContinuedSee More
5 Reasons FIREBORNE is the book your heart desperately desires
Welcome back to Joy (me, hi) Rants About Why You MUST Read Fireborne by Rosaria Munda. Like asap. Like what are you WAITING for. In case you missed our October Book Haul here’s a picture of me judging James for not reading it yet: Fireborne is the Game of Thrones meets Harry Potter fantasy you’re going to … ContinuedSee More
Best Bookish Moments of 2019!
Books were read, you voted, and now it’s time to announce the winners! This is Best Bookish Moments of 2019. The competition was FIERCE, but it’s time to meet your winners for Best Fight, Best Kiss, Best Villain, Best Tearjerker, and Best Plot Twist! BEST FIGHT: Fireborne by Rosaria Munda We nod at each other, exchange … ContinuedSee More
Harry Styles’s FINE LINE is here and we’ve got your ultimate track match!
IT’S FINALLY HERE! Harry dropped the album. And you bet we’ve had it on repeat ever since. And guess what? WE’RE READY. It’s time for your ultimate Harry Styles FINE LINE Album YA Book Track Match! Track 1: Golden Book Match: A Reaper at the Gates *spoilers on this one* Well, if this just doesn’t make you think … ContinuedSee More
A Visitor’s Guide to Callipolis
Love Fireborne? We were lucky enough to get a visitor’s guide from author Rosaria Munda! Visit the world of Fireborne below! Welcome to the island of Callipolis, the northernmost city-state on the dragon-birthing sea! Whether you’re here to catch a dragonriding tournament, tour a few grand palaces from the old regime, or hike the rugged reaches … ContinuedSee More
Best Book Club Reads of the Year!
Some reads just require a buddy to talk about them with. And some reads require more than just one person to discuss, so here are our favorite book club picks of the year! Frankly in Love by David Yoon You’ll have a lot of feelings both while and after reading this book. Get ready to bring a lot of … ContinuedSee More
Plotting with Rosaria Munda
If you’ve been paying attention to the goings on of YA, you’ve probably have noticed a whole lot of chatter about the amazingness that is Fireborne by Rosaria Munda. Between the dragons, political intrigue, and wildly complex relationships of characters that had our hearts absolutely aching, Rosaria Munda pretty much captivated fantasy shelves everywhere. And that’s why we decided to … ContinuedSee More
Cast Your Vote for the Best Bookish Moments of 2019!
2019 has been a FULL of heart-stopping moments in the book world. Frank stole our hearts in Frankly in Love. The plot twist at the end of The Beautiful left us SCREAMING. Ruta Sepetys made us sob with yet another masterpiece, The Fountains of Silence. This is Penguin Teen: Best Bookish Moments of 2019, and the vote is up to YOU! Meet … ContinuedSee More
A definitive list of YA books for Scorpios
It’s Scorpio season so we made a list of books that will hopefully distract all the Scorpios from burning the world down (written by a Scorpio.) Rules for Vanishing by Kate Alice Marshall Scorpios are EASILY bored. Like, really, really easily. And when we get bored, we plot. Or hold grudges. That’s why Scorpios should … ContinuedSee More