Posts tagged claire eliza bartlett
5 Nonfiction to Fiction Pairings

One portion of my reading diet that needs some boosting in particular is non-fiction. So, in the spirit of switching things up and developing a well-paired tbr, I bring you my favorite pairs of fiction and non-fiction books to read back to back!

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Answer random questions, and we'll tell you which fantasy world you should escape to

We're readers and dreamers, so don't lie: we've ALL fantasized about setting our current life on fire and jumping into a fictional world Brigadoon-style till the end of time. We can't build a portal for you, but we can create a portal in your MIND (i.e. your imagination). Answer a set a random questions, and we'll tell you which fictional YA world you should escape to.

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Cover Reveal Roundup: Spring + Summer 2020

The thing about publishing is that we’re either thinking in the moment or 6 months ahead. There’s not really an in-between, so we’re revealing covers for next Spring and Summer as the current season closes, which leaves me confused as to what year or planet I’m even on. BUT, the fun part is that I get to show everyone all these wonderful covers that our talented designers created for the incredible books that our lovely authors wrote.

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9 Lineages of Royalty, Definitively Ranked

Who gave me the authority to definitively rank YA royal houses? Good question. No one. I have no authority. But when has that ever stopped me? So here I am, sending my opinions on YA royal houses into the ether, simply because I can.

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Choose a bunch of books, and we'll guess your star sign

Oh yes, we’re back with another astrology post. This time, we put ourselves to the test by guessing your star sign based on books you choose. Do you read books similar to your sign? Let’s find out!

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7 Perfect One Night Standalones to Binge (one for each night of the week)

NOVL Hot Take: Sometimes, I much prefer standalones to super long series. They’re compact, contained, and can be devoured in one sitting. You spend a perfect amount of quality time with a character, and are always satisfied by the end of the book (no sneaky cliffhangers!). Lucky for me, I work with so many PERFECT standalones at LBYR that I rounded them up for you.

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The Signs as Book Covers

Some may say I graduated college with a degree in both English and astrology (note: I definitely did not), so that makes me qualified to write this post on books and zodiac signs. There is a lot to learn in the world of astrology, and here at NOVL HQ, we are fully aboard this train. (If anyone is wondering: I’m a Virgo, Val is a Scorpio, Morgan is an Aquarius, Bill is a Sagittarius, Nat is a Capricorn, and Savannah is a Leo. It all checks out.)

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Cover Reveal: The Winter Duke by Claire Eliza Bartlett

Claire Eliza Bartlett, the brilliant author behind the badass We Rule the Night, is coming out with her next fantasy novel in March 2020! It’s about Ekata, who inherits the title of duke in one single night when her entire family is poisoned, leaving her the only one able to rule over Kylma Above. She gets thrown into diplomacy, war, love, and she must figure out how to wield this power to ensure that Kylma Above survives. It’s part Sleeping Beauty, part Anastasia, tossed together with political intrigue.

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