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Plagiarism Sucks: It’s More Than Just Drama

Plagiarism Sucks: It’s More Than Just Drama

Direct from dictionary.com: pla·gia·rism [pley-juh-riz-uh m]noun 1. an act or instance of using or closely imitating the language and thoughts of another author without authorization and the representation of that author’s work as one’s own, as by not crediting the original author.Synonyms: appropriation, infringement, piracy, counterfeiting; theft, borrowing, cribbing, passing off. 2. a piece of writing or other work reflecting such unauthorized use or imitation. Plagiarism is NEVER okay. Not under any circumstance. Nor is there any such thing as ‘accidental’ plagiarism. It […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on 19 January, 2013 | 0 Comments
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2012 End of the Year Survey

2012 End of the Year Survey

  1. Best book you read in 2011? (You can break it down by genre if you want) I made an in-depth post over at Book Haven Extraordinaire all about this, giving my top 10, top 5 in genre breakdown, and best creature books. It’s pretty awesome, you should check it out HERE! You can also see my Top Ten of 2012 post to see my updated top 10 (and honorable mentions).   If I had to pick ONE favorite of […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on 29 December, 2012 | 0 Comments
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Top Ten of 2012: Most anticipated releases of 2013

Top Ten of 2012: Most anticipated releases of 2013

Hosted by Two Chicks on Books   The top ten 2013 releases I’m most excited for:   1. Taken by Erin Bowman       2. School Spirits by Rachel Hawkins       3. Unbreakable by Elizabeth Norris       4. Afterglow by Karsten Knight        5. The Ward by Jordana Frankel       6. Through the Ever Night by Veronica Rossi       7. City of 1,000 Dolls by Miriam Forster     […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on 28 December, 2012 | 0 Comments
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Top Ten of 2012: Best debuts

Top Ten of 2012: Best debuts

Hosted by Two Chicks on Books     My top ten favorite debuts released in 2012:   1. Stormdancer by Jay Kristoff       2. Unraveling by Elizabeth Norris     3. Hemlock by Kathleen Peacock       4. Under the Never Sky by Veronica Rossi     5. Defiance by C.J. Redwine           6. Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas       7. Partials by Dan Wells         8. Everneath by Brodi Ashton       9. Cinder by […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on 26 December, 2012 | 0 Comments
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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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