Posts tagged emily lloyd-jones
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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Swipe Left or Right on These Characters, and We'll Guess Your Relationship Status

YA book babes are better than real babes. Swipe left or right on these YA characters, and we'll guess your romantic relationship status! We are 100% psychic and can definitely predict this using the power of bOOks.

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The October NOVLbox, curated by Kristen (@myfriendsarefiction) and Bridget (@darkfaerietales_)!

It’s spooky season, witches, which means I get to dig up all my Halloween puns to haunt you all forever. But you know what they say: go big or gourd home. This month, I’m over the moon to announce that Kristen and Bridget from Storygram Tours are the curators for the October NOVLbox!

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6 of My Favorite Bookish Animals

Despite my legs being mauled by a cat this past weekend, I adore animals. Even more so, I adore animal companions in books. I have a soft spot for characters that care for animals—whether it’s a good doggo, a floofy kitten, or even a spider. So without further ado, here are 6 of my favorite bookish animals!

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5 Families We Wish (Or Don't??) We Were a Part of

All of these families are creepy and they’re kooky (and even mysterious and spooky!), but most importantly they teach us how to be better family members ourselves. So here are 5 of my favorite families in YA right now!

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7 Books to Read and Songs to Listen to During Sadboi Hours

Sadboi is defined as a young male who spends most of his time in his feels and often questions what life has in store from them. In other words, it’s…most of my guy friends. The more I talk about it, the more I realize that I might be a sadgirl— but I’m not here for self-realization, I’m here to talk about my favorite squishy sadbois in YA lit in the method I know best: by comparing them to songs. Sadboi hour starts now. Ends never.

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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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15 Illustrated Covers to Lust Over, Because Holy Cow, They're Pretty

I definitely recommend you check out all of these illustrators and designers. Without their beautiful work and dedication, we would not have the stunning covers we do and the world would be a little less magic. “Design and illustration are underappreciated art forms” is the hill I will die on. Watch me.

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