Rachel Hawkins is the author of Rebel Belle and the New York Times bestselling series Hex Hall. Born in Virginia and raised in Alabama, Rachel taught high school English for three years before becoming a full-time writer. Follow her on twitter @LadyHawkins.
#ReadPrideAndBeyond with these books!
This Pride Month, we’re celebrating with books that highlight extraordinary LGBTQ+ stories. Funny, heartbreaking, suspenseful, romantic – there’s a little something for everyone on this list, so scroll down on for some of our favorites and #ReadPrideAndBeyond all year long! Plus, don’t forget to enter our sweeps to win a stack! Click here to enter our #ReadPrideAndBeyond … 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
Dear Hollywood, These YA Books Are READY!
With the success of recent YA adaptation like Love, Simon, To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before, The Darkest Minds, and The Hate U Give – we gotta ask the question: why is Hollywood sleeping on these amazing books that are SCREAMING for adaptation?! Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins Ever since To All the Boys … ContinuedSee More
Every Book Hitting Shelves in May!
It MAY be a very good month for books. Here’s what to look forward to! 5/5: Forged in Fire and Stars by Andrea Robertson – Games of Thrones meets An Ember in the Ashes in this action-packed fantasy from the internationally bestselling author of the Nightshade series. 5/5: How It Feels to Float by Helena Fox – A stunningly gorgeous and deeply … ContinuedSee More
6 Reads to Help You Recover from Black Friday
You know that day that comes right after the day we all say how thankful we are for the things we have? The one where everyone runs out and risks life and limb to get half-priced plasma screens and tupperware? Black Friday. It’s one that requires a cup of hot cocoa and a stack of good … ContinuedSee More
Let’s Be Honest, Love is Hard: 8 Books That Show the Other Side of Love
Nobody ever said love was easy. But that doesn’t mean it’s not ever worth it. These books highlight all the ups and downs of falling in love and what it means and how much it can change you. I Have Lost My Way by Gayle Forman Nothing expresses love is hard better than I Have … ContinuedSee More
Try Not to Swoon Challenge: YA’s Steamiest Romances 😍
Alright, folks. Prepare to swoon. We’re counting down some of YA’s absolute swooniest romances of all time. Kicking us off… Warcross by Marie Lu *cough* hot tub scene *cough* Juliet Takes a Breath by Gabby Rivera Juliet falling in love with a cute librarian named Kira was sort of the best. Also? Kira rides … ContinuedSee More
Reads for Romance Awareness Month!
It’s August, and you know what that means. It’s Romance Awareness Month! So, we’re celebrating with some of our top romantic reads, plus one bonus read! 8. Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins Boarding school? In Paris? Charming boy by the name of Étienne St. Clair? This irresistible will-they-won’t-they romance in which … 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
Every Book Hitting Shelves this May!
You may want to take at these a–may-zing May reads! 5/7: How It Feels to Float by Helena Fox – Biz knows how to float. But after what happens on the beach–first in the ocean, and then in the sand–the tethers that hold Biz steady come undone. Dad disappears and, with him, all comfort. It might be easier, better, … ContinuedSee More