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See The Haunting Cover Of New YA Novel 'All The Rage' ⇀



I am so thrilled to share that the cover for ALL THE RAGE has been revealed on MTV!!!

3 Things about the cover:

1) It was designed by Lisa Marie Pompilio, who has designed all my covers at St. Martin’s Press. I love her work and her talent makes the choosing difficult because what she’s done for me has been so great, but this is my absolute favourite.

2) Speaking of Lisa AND my editor, they were very very very patient with me and very open for my (lots and lots and lots) of feedback!

3) The photograph perfectly matches the second half of the first chapter. There a couple important details about the book that have made it on to the cover but I’ll say no more about it. (You will know what if you read it!) Just that every time I see them it makes my heart swell.

Had enough of me talking? Want to see the cover? Click the link above! This book is so important to me. I love the cover and I hope you do too.

i want to do nsfw things with this cover.



20 Fall Books To Read This Fall! —>



Row 1: The Perfectionists / Pretty Little Liars / Get Even / Adventure Time / Geek Girl / Model Misfit / Picture Perfect

Row 2: Tiger Lily / Cruel Beauty / Dorothy Must Die / Thirteen / Debutantes / Zom-B / Eat Brains Love / Undead With Benefits

 Row 3: The Vampire Diaries / Another Little Piece / Yes Please / No One Else Can Have You / The Brokenhearted / The Invisible

Row 4: The Queen of the Tearling / Sabriel / Snow Like Ashes / Red Queen / Doctor Who: The Secret Lives of Monsters / The Official Quotable Doctor Who / Doctor Who: The Doctor’s Lives and Times

Row 5: Salvage / Insignia / Avalon / Polaris / 3:59 / A Thousand Pieces of You

Row 6: The Secrets of Lily Graves / Dear Killer / House of Ivy and Sorrow 



One of my new favourite series. Ashes, Shadows & Monsters by Ilsa J.Bick. The stickers on the first two books say ‘As good as The Hunger Games or your money bad’ and I think they’re even better

An electromagnetic pulse flashes across the sky, destroying every electronic device, wiping out every computerized system, and killing billions.

Alex hiked into the woods to say good-bye to her dead parents and her personal demons. Now desperate to find out what happened after the pulse crushes her to the ground, Alex meets up with Tom—a young soldier—and Ellie, a girl whose grandfather was killed by the EMP.

For this improvised family and the others who are spared, it’s now a question of who can be trusted and who is no longer human.

This is one of my favorite series, and I have to agree with it being better! Such an amazing series.


I want to share two fantastic gluten-free cookbooks to have in your home.  I am excited to share these two with all of you because not only are there delicious gluten-free recipes, but plenty of insight on living gluten-free, and further information that is important to know whether you are celiac, gluten-intolerant, or have an allergy. Disclaimer: These two cookbooks were provided through NetGalley for read-to-review.

The Lagasse Girls’ Big Flavor, Bold Taste—and No Gluten!: 100 Gluten-Free Recipes from EJ’s Fried Chicken to Momma’s Strawberry Shortcake by Jilly Lagasse, Jessie Lagasse Swanson

The title says it all! I found this cookbook to be such an inspiration in the kitchen, and really kicked me into gear with cooking gluten-free dishes that were flavorful, and bold when it comes to my particular cooking style. I would always keep is simple, or make what I was used to, just omitting out the gluten in the recipe. After finding a few recipes that I wanted to try, and cooking them for my family, I realized this cookbook was a hit in my household. My family members are very wary on trying gluten-free dishes because they can eat it, but with the dishes I tried from The Lagasse Girls’ Big Flavor, Bold Taste—and No Gluten cookbook, they are looking forward to nights when I am cooking dinner, no gluten included! What I found very helpful and comforting was it wasn’t just recipes filling the pages, but interaction with the one reading through the cookbook. I also loved that it’s informative for those who are just starting a gluten-free lifestyle, because it has what to have in your pantry, as well as foods to doubt check to make sure they are safe for those who cannot consume gluten, and plenty of information that is important to know. I am recommending this cookbook to anyone who is gluten-free, or knows someone that is, because it is a must to have. I plan on buying a copy once it is published.

Gluten-Free Breakfast, Brunch & Beyond: Breads & Cakes * Muffins & Scones * Pancakes, Waffles & French Toast * Quiches * and More by Linda J. Amendt

Breakfast is the one meal that I would usually skip because it wasn’t appealing to me. Being gluten-free, it was the same each day, but what I enjoyed with this cookbook is the variety of dishes that weren’t complex, but delicious, and everyone could love. There is a great introduction at the beginning of the book, with tips, resources, and information. The two basic flour recipes were useful, and easy to make so I can have them on hand for baking. There are recipes for everyone to try, and enjoy, while staying gluten-free. I particularly loved the muffins, while other family members devoured the quiche. It’s well-written and illustrated, with simple instructions that are easy-to-follow. This is a fantastic cookbook to have for the selection of breakfast, brunch, and sweet treat recipes that can be made, as well as the amount of information and tips that come along with it.

I posted these two reviews on my personal blog because a lot of my followers are gluten-free, but I am sharing it here as well!


I put Onyx on hold a week ago, after I finished reading Obsidian. It is still in use, and maybe for up to 21 days. I am so impatient because I was to read the second book in the Lux series. 

Mulled Apple Cider

Sharing this for those who would love a warm beverage to go along with their reading. 



A Great and Terrible Beauty // The Gemma Doyle Trilogy with perfectly matching Julep Nail Polish