Google+ YA Romantics: Extra! Extra! 38: Happy New Year!

Sunday, January 6, 2013

Extra! Extra! 38: Happy New Year!

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Extra! Extra! is my weekly post featuring any and all exciting blog news.

This weekend I'm linking up to Sunday Post hosted by Kimba the Caffeinated Book Reviewer

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What happened on the blog this past week? A lot!

Reviews of:

Catherine by April Lindner
Did this Wuthering Heights retelling make me want to run screaming across the moors?

Just One Day  by Gayle Forman
Did I think this romantic story of insta-love gone wrong was a hit or a miss?

Shadowlands by Kate Brian
This book made me say: What? Okay, whaaaat?

Revolution 19 by Gregg Rosenblum
So I gave this robo-capolypse book to a real live teenager. See what happened next....

Current giveaways:

You can still enter to win your choice from a selection of YA releases in this week's Hot Off the Presses!

Last week's winners:

Lori from Writing My Own Fairytale won my Last Reads of 2012 Readathon ARC giveaway!

What's on deck for next week? Great stuff!

Reviews of....



Through the Ever Night by Veronica Rossi

Then You Were Gone by Lauren Strasnick

And more. If I can get them written.





Plus I'm  a stop on the Bad Boys Rehab Giveaway Hop -- kicking off January 9th. Learn about some of my favorite YA bad boys and win a book about one of them!

AND Freebie Friday will be back. I'm posting about....

YA Trends Breakup

YA Trends That I'm Ready to Break Up With in 2013. 

There's a giveaway, of course. Don't miss it!

18 comments:

  1. I'm a stop on the bad-boys rehab hop too - can't beat a bad-boy! I really have to read under the never sky and through the ever night soon!

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  2. I can't wait to see the YA trends that you want to break up with!! I have quite a few myself lol!

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  3. You've had a good week with me- you made me pre-order Shadowlands, and the review about the robot book is the funniest thing I've read in a long time!

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  4. Looking forward to your review of Through the Ever Night by Veronica Rossi.

    Heather ~ My Sunday Post

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  5. Interested to see what YA trends you want to break up with. I for one am kind of done with cliffhanger endings for the most part but I'll have to think more about what else I am over.

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  6. I'm hoping to finish Through the Ever Night today/tomorrow and Then You Were Gone sounds really good and I haven't read any reviews yet so I'm excited to hear what you think! :)

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  7. Can't wait to see your thoughts on TtEN. Can't wait to read it.. Enjoy your week.


    Jenea @ Books Live Forever's Sunday Post

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  8. I'm excited for what you have coming up. I love bad boys. :):):)

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  9. I really need to start that Veronica Rossi series! Might have to see if the library has it. And I look forward to seeing what YA trends you're ready to break up with ... there are some majorly overused ones out there!

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  10. Forgot to mention that I am doing the Bad Boy Rehab hop too!

    I can't wait to hear what YA trends you are giving the ax to, Jen:)

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  11. I can't wait to see what you thought about Then You Were Gone. I'm looking forward to that one! I hope it doesn't have anything to do with trends you are ready to break up with!

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  12. Through the Ever Night! I have to start that series. There are a few YA trends that I wouldn't mind breaking up with myself, so I am looking forward to what you will be writing about.

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  13. I still need to read the first Rossi book, but it is in my tbr pile. I am curious about your YA break-up post, since i have some thoughts on that too! Have a delightful week cupcake! The Sunday Post

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  14. Amazing post Jen! I can't wait for the giveaways and I love that button! I'll definitely be stopping by :)

    Here's My New To Shelves: http://wwwthebookshelves.blogspot.com/2013/01/new-to-shelves-10-echo-of-smoke-and-bone.html

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  15. Looking forward to seeing what you thought of Through the Ever Night!

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  16. Just so you know, I am now DYING to read Shadowlands and Just One Day thanks to your reviews. And now to schedule time for them. :( Also, I am eagerly anticipating this YA Trends post. I'm sure we'll all have a ton of fun with it. :)

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  17. I'm looking forward to the YA trends we want to break up with.

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