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Top Ten of 2012: Best covers

Top Ten of 2012: Best covers

Hosted by Two Chicks on Books     My top ten favorite book covers of books released in 2012: (I chose only books I’ve read and included my rating)   1. Stormdancer by Jay Kristoff (5+ starfish)     2. Days of Blood and Starlight by Laini Taylor (5 starfish)   3. Everneath by Brodi Ashton (5 starfish)     4. Sweet Evil by Wendy Higgins (1.5 starfish)     5. Supergirl Mixtapes by Meagan Brothers (2 starfish)     6. […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on 25 December, 2012 | 0 Comments
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Top Ten of 2012: Best books read

Top Ten of 2012: Best books read

Hosted by Two Chicks on Books   Making this list was SO. HARD. Especially after about number 5 or 6. I waffled a lot on what order and what books to stick in there, and of course I had to go with honorable mentions, too.   1. Iced by Karen Marie Moning     2. Stormdancer by Jay Kristoff     3. Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins       4. Days of Blood & Starlight by Laini Taylor       5. Perfect Chemistry by Simone Elkeles     […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on 24 December, 2012 | 0 Comments
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The United States of YA!

The United States of YA!

  Click to see the full map on EpicReads   This is so awesome I had to share! I may make a challenge for it next year, even though I haven’t heard of quite a few of these (and probably would have never given them a second glance otherwise).   Here’s the list: Ones I’ve read are in bold. Starred* books were those already on my TBR list.   Alabama – The Splendor Falls by Rosemary Clement-Moore Alaska – Julie of the […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on 31 October, 2012 | 3 Comments
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YALSA Teens’ Top Ten

YALSA Teens’ Top Ten

Teen’s Top Ten of 2012!   In bold are the ones I’ve read:   1. Divergent by Veronica Roth 2. The Fault in Our Stars by John Green 3. Legend by Marie Lu 4. Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs 5. What Happened to Goodbye by Sarah Dessen 6. Across the Universe by Beth Revis (my review) 7. Cinder by Marissa Meyer (my review) 8. The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater (my review) 9. Where She Went by Gayle […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on 22 October, 2012 | 5 Comments
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Blogger Spotlight Feature Update: Name Change

Blogger Spotlight Feature Update: Name Change

If you’ve been following Auntie Spinelli Reads, you know about my Tuesday feature, Blogger Spotlight, that I started back in July.    There have been a lot of other blogs starting something similar, and the name ‘Blogger Spotlight’ has now been taken by another blog (as well as ‘Book Blogger Spotlight’ by yet another). I’m not too thrilled about it, but it’s not exactly an original name. So, my solution is: Change the name! Simple and easy (not to mention […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on 9 September, 2012 | 6 Comments
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Geo’s Mortal Instruments Dream Cast!

Geo’s Mortal Instruments Dream Cast!

The Mortal Instruments Series Click cover for my review I’ll have you know, it took hours of work to get the characters as close to a perfect match as I could get to the ones in my head. But I’m finally done and I’m very pleased with the cast I picked!! So, without further ado…   Alex Pettyfer as JACE WAYLAND Surprised? Yes, I know, EVERYONE picks Alex for Jace. But that’s just because he’s so darn perfect for him!! […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on 11 June, 2012 | 9 Comments
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