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Getting to Know Paula Stokes, Author of LIARS, INC.

book cover and review of Liars, Inc by Paula StokesAuthor Paula Stokes reached out to me via social media when she saw I had read a review copy of LIARS, INC. Several changes went into the final edits of LIARS, and she created a document so her readers could be aware of them before reviewing. (I’d like to add that reading the document only allowed me to love Paula more. There was one tidbit of information I was happy to see changed because it was a clue for me in the ARC.) Writing back and forth with Paula led to realizing she and Estelle had connected last year and I couldn’t stop thinking, “I really adore her! She’s so great and nice and I just want everyone to feel this way about Paula!”

Even after 3.5 years of working on Rather Be Reading with Estelle, I still get nervous when I reach out to authors about interviews. I’m not sure why I worried because Paula is the nicest person ever, and I’m so extremely grateful she set some time aside for us. I hope you’ll adore her as much as we do after reading her interview with RBR below and I sincerely hope you’ll pick up LIARS, INC. (in stores as of 3/24/15) and THE ART OF LAINEY.

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Estelle called THE ART OF LAINEY a pick-me-up-book after a rough day; I called LIARS, INC. trippy and suspenseful. How difficult was it for you to shift gears after writing a feel-good story to one that involved a lot of meticulous detail work to make sure everything flowed well and you weren’t contradicting yourself?

It wasn’t difficult to switch gears because I wrote LAINEY at the same time I was finishing up VENOM and I wrote LIARS at the same time I was drafting BELLADONNA (my work-for-hire books for Paper Lantern Lit) so if anything, writing LAINEY just felt like a break from keeping track of clues and red herrings, more like an exercise in catharsis than work. Lainey isn’t me and her breakup isn’t my breakup, but her pain IS my pain and as much as I wanted THE ART OF LAINEY to sell, I wrote that book to heal myself more than anything else. Along the way, I realized I had a knack for writing swoony contemporaries so I sold a couple more.

As an author who has written several very different books, what do you hope to produce in the future? Have you enjoyed writing one particular story more than another or found that you’ve really discovered your niche? (We love how diverse you are!)

I don’t really prefer one type of story so my brand is just going to have to be brandlessness, I guess. Or maybe my brand is writing books that people don’t want to put down. Those are the ones I prefer to read so I try to write prose and chapters that propel readers through stories. In the future, I hope to produce both dark and light stories every year (I’m set for 2016 and 2017) and then I’m also finishing up the beta draft of an NA book right now and toying with an adult medical thriller idea. I would also really like to write a Parvati companion novel—totally different from LIARS, a spy girl story in the vein of Homeland meets Nikita. This book is about 25% written, but I’ll have to wait and see how LIARS does before making any decisions.

I fully, fully support you completing Parvati’s story, and hope I get the chance to read it one day. You’re a woman of so many talents! You’re an RN, an author, a world-traveler (who has snuggled with snakes? *shivers*), and you’re crazy talented at staying connected to your readers via social media. How do you balance it all, and what’s your best tip for creating an online presence and making lasting connections?

I’m not currently working as a nurse, though that will probably change once I get caught up on my deadlines, because even writing for two publishers, money is tight without a reliable day job. My work-life balance is currently slanted way, way, way in favor of work and not anything a healthy human should emulate  😉  I do try to take at least one cool trip a year, which often ends up with me having odd animal encounters.

As far as making lasting connections online, I start by treating bloggers like industry professionals, like equals, and I think that goes a long way. I also don’t quit talking to people because someone doesn’t like a book. I hate a bad review as much as the next person, but that doesn’t mean the person who wrote it doesn’t have anything to offer me in the way of conversation or information. It doesn’t mean they won’t like my next book. All my books are different so it would be ridiculous for me to expect anyone to like them all. Finally, I remember there are real people behind the screen names. If someone is worried about a sick pet or a parent in surgery or has a real world concern I can comment on meaningfully, then I do. I love reading and writing books, but there are more important things, and I try never to forget that.

We love a lot of different things here at Rather Be Reading; we’re huge nail polish, Zac Efron, make-up, and Fossil fans. For a little lightening round, name your favorites:

  • Everyday make-up essential: eyeliner
  • Favorite nail polish brand: It would be a complete lie to pretend like I have a favorite brand. I have a fave color—blue/teal. Aside from that, anything decent that doesn’t chip off immediately works. Right now it’s Revlon Colorstay Gel Envy.
  • If you could only shop at one store for the rest of your days it would be: Again, I feel like the correct answer here is something like Sephora or [insert fashionable clothing store I can’t even name] but the real answer is probably Kohls  😉
  • Character most like yourself that you’ve written (ha! snuck in a writing one): Parvati. (Apparently I need one of those Unlikeable Heroine IRL shirts.)
  • Your go-to favorite food to order when you eat out: Korean
  • City you hope to travel to on a book tour: Prague
  • Your daily mantra is: Don’t look back. The mistakes you made, the things you gave up, the things you should’ve known but didn’t—those will swallow you whole if you let them.

We’ve been working on the Dive Into Diversity challenge this year with Reading Wishes to highlight diverse aspects of the books we’re reading. Liars, Inc. was a fantastic example of a really well-rounded set of characters and backgrounds. What are some of the best diverse book examples that you’ve read? What do you hope to see in the coming years in the young adult world in regards to diversity?


I would point out Antony John’s FIVE FLAVORS OF DUMB, which has a well-rendered deaf protagonist and April Henry’s GIRL, STOLEN, which has a very believable blind protagonist. What I like about these books is that the main character’s disability figures into the plot without being the whole story. DUMB is a fun contemp about a rock band and GIRL is a kidnapping mystery.

I guess what I hope to see in the coming years is that readers, bookstores, and publishers really embrace all sort of books and main characters, and that a culture is created where authors can feel comfortable writing inside or outside their zones of experience. At one panel I recently attended, a white writer asked how best to create authentic diverse characters without falling into the trap of relying on stereotypes and was quickly told that if readers want good diverse books then they need to support diverse authors—end of story. I’m all in favor of supporting diverse authors, but the subtext there—white authors shouldn’t even try—was really troubling. I felt marginalized and excluded as a human being. Isn’t that the antithesis of this movement?

Can you share three of your favorite under-the-radar books that you think deserve more attention? And how about three authors you will auto-buy books from without even reading the summary?

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HARMONIC FEEDBACK by Tara Kelly, THE BREAK-UP ARTIST by Philip Siegel and SAME DIFFERENCE by Siobhan Vivian.

I don’t really do the auto-buy concept, because a lot of my favorite authors also write books that are different from one another and I don’t have the money to buy books I’m not sure if I’ll like. I do have a group of author-friends who have supported me along the way and vice versa, whose books I’ll always buy and read as a show of support, but there are more than three of them.  😉

Thanks for having me on the blog!

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Thank you so much for stopping by, Paula! Looking forward to soooo many more books from you! <3

Friends, don’t forget to add LIARS, INC. to your Goodreads, or read my review if you need a bit more convincing. xo

May 5, 2015 - 3:36 pm

Magan - Bre, isn’t she?! I absolutely adore her! I’m so thankful she stopped by the blog. And you. Thanks for your great comment — I LOL’d. 😉

April 30, 2015 - 2:02 pm

It's a Wrap • So Long, April • Rather Be Reading - […] Part of It: My Budget-Friendly NYC Day Magan chats with author Paula Stokes Baseball and Book pairings Estelle chats with author Juliana […]

April 19, 2015 - 10:31 pm

Bre @ Booky Berries - This interview is so cute. Paula Stokes is so cute. You are so cute.

Sometimes I say a word so much it doesn’t even feel like a word anymore. Guess what the word I killed this time was.

April 14, 2015 - 3:18 pm

Magan - Definitely do, Meg! She’s SO great and I have a fond adoration for her. I was so glad to learn of the changes that were made. Some were very subtle, of course, but I loved that I got to know and didn’t harp on a detail that later would have been so insignificant or nonexistent.

April 14, 2015 - 3:15 pm

Magan - Alexa, I need to read Lainey too. E and I have each read one! Thank you for reading the interview! <3

April 14, 2015 - 3:08 pm

Emma @ Miss Print - Great interview! I’m even more excited to read Liars, Inc. now. I tracked down a copy last month so hopefully I’ll be reading it in between some obligation reading soon.

April 7, 2015 - 4:59 pm

Alexa S. - Loved reading your interview with Paula, M! I’ve loved connecting with her on Twitter, though I have yet to read any of her books. Definitely going to have to remedy that after seeing this post though!

April 7, 2015 - 4:06 pm

Meg - Very fun interview! Stokes is a new-to-me author, but I’m sold. I’ve never heard of an author contacting reviewers about changes to ARCs, and that is awesome! I know I’ve read early copies of books that were drastically altered in final form, and it made them tough to discuss. Will be looking for her work!

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Kissing Ted Callahan… by Amy Spalding ♥ Estelle Reviews

Kissing Ted Callahan (And Other Guys) by Amy SpaldingKissing Ted Callahan (And Other Guys) by Amy Spalding ( web | tweet )
Publication Date: April 14, 2015
Publisher: Poppy
Pages: 320
Audience: Young adult
Keywords: music, dating, romance, best friends
Format read: ARC paperback from Publisher. (Thanks!)

Summary: Riley and Reid — friends and bandmates — vow to inject some excitement in their love lives by actually pursuing love lives. Craziness ensues.

Kissing Ted Callahan (And Other Guys) is the most fun I’ve had with a book in 2015. Do you know this about me? It makes a lot, a lot to make me laugh out loud, and this book had my husband laughing because I couldn’t stop. We need more romantic comedies in young adult! Laughing is nice for my heart.

Anyway… the best way I can describe KTC is this: the author has basically unscrewed the top of a teenage girl’s head and let it spill all over these pages. The good and the bad parts. Loved that. Riley is not some suave rocker chick ; she’s pretty much the opposite. A fantastic drummer but inexperienced in all things relationships, and sex. Mad at her best friend for secretly dating their bandmate. Stealthily finds a reason to spend any amount of time with her crush (you guessed it): Ted Callahan. In a secret notebook she exchanges with Reid, her semi-paranoid platonic guy pal, adventures (and failures) resulting from their goal to meet someone fill up the pages.

Riley uses a lot of exclamation points and thinks a lot of Things in Capital Letters. I love how she inwardly freaks out about Ted, and then is totally seeing other guys who are not Ted. Scandal! But, seriously, she’s not married and Ted isn’t giving her any signs he’s interested and these other guys are and who’s to say she can’t go out on many dates? She can’t Not take advantage of the situation. I wasn’t expecting this. I know the title of the book kind of gives it away, but I wasn’t expecting to Like these other guys and wonder to myself if Ted Callahan was worth the Fuss. I’m pretty sure that’s how Riley was feeling too.

Who knew sex and comedy could blend so seamlessly in YA? Riley is game to be the one to initiate the kissing. She doesn’t necessarily care if she’s in love when she first has sex. Nothing feels preachy or squeaky clean or too perfect when any of this is brought up. It’s just there, and it made me wish I had this book when I was in high school because no one I know was certainly talking about it like this. In a way that felt important and big deal-ish but also, not. Just a normal part of being a teenager and being curious. It’s non-judgmental, too, thanks to the crazy maze living in Riley’s head readers get to see firsthand.

I can’t discount Reid whose entries are handwritten (very Baby-Sitter’s Club) and going to some great lengths to obtain the girl of his dreams. He’s kind of anal and really strategic, and things get clusterfucky when Reid and Riley’s original goal pushes them apart instead of holding them together. The friendship of these two is so reminiscent of what happens when groups change and people pair off in different ways. I liked how honest they could be with each other — most of the time. (Is it really possible to tell one person everything?)

It’s true I’ve been a fan of Amy Spalding since her debut was released a few years ago, but KTC elevates my love of her work to new heights. I’m not even going to try to get into the inner workings of her craft but let’s just say this: she is in possession of the pixie dust to write a book totally void of any airs, overflowing with honesty, and wrapped up with so much humor. You need this one in your collection.

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Our interview with Amy Spalding from November 2014

April 30, 2015 - 10:44 pm

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April 19, 2015 - 10:34 pm

Bre @ Booky Berries - This heroine was awesomely realistic for a teenager. I thought this book was kind of sitcom/romcomesque, in a good way. 🙂 I’m glad you liked it!

April 7, 2015 - 11:56 pm

Dianne - Oh, yes yes yes, I agree with everything you said, Estelle! You said it so much better than I did because I ended up just spazzing and raving incoherently. Ladies, you really have same tastes as me. <3 It's just so FUN and squealy cute and I loved every moment of it. #TeamAwkwardBoysWhoTrySuperHard forever! <3

April 7, 2015 - 4:56 pm

Alexa S. - Kissing Ted Callahan sounds like a fun book! It’s really just nice to read those sometimes, and I love it even more when it’s the kind of read that will make you laugh 🙂

April 7, 2015 - 7:59 am

Maggie @ Just a Couple More Pages - I don’t know if I laughed out loud while reading this, but I definitely really loved it too. Your description of Amy Spalding unscrewing the top of a teenage girl’s head is perfect. With all the exclamation marks and capitalization I feel like Riley could have driven me crazy, but agree that this is the type of book I could have used as a teenager.

April 6, 2015 - 10:20 am

Quinn @ Quinn's Book Nook - You had me sold when you said that you laughed out loud, even though it takes a lot for you to do so.

I love books that make me laugh!

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Now Batting: Books and Baseball

Today some may be celebrating Easter. Others Passover. But there is one major event we cannot forget. The first day of baseball season. Technically Opening Day kicks off tomorrow but tonight is the first major league baseball game of the year and I couldn’t let this huge moment go unnoticed. So here I am. Hello, baseball friends. Welcome back to the time of year where are dinners are spent watching a first pitch, our weekends are filled with the calm sounds of a game on the radio, and our newspapers are reporting on Alex Rodriguez instead of how the team actually performed. (If you’re from New York, anyway.)

I’ve written about my love of the game before, and even included a few of my baseball book recommendations. While I’m knee deep in nostalgia over the Sunday afternoons I spent at the ballpark with my parents to the ungodly hot Saturday afternoons I would spend with James before we were married, I’m also anticipating the upcoming season. As a lifelong Yankees fan, it will be the first one without Derek Jeter and (not only because of this absence) what I’m hearing will be a pretty lackluster game. I’m always one to root for the underdog so I’m going to be glass half full about this for the moment. Be sure to check in with me again around the All-Star Break though. Anything can happen.

In the meantime, let’s get into the baseball spirit. Don’t worry about your gloves or cleats. You might just want your wallet or your library card because this team is all about reading and not running. (Separately, maybe. I wouldn’t recommend doing both at the same time.) Here are nine books (for nine positions) that I’m challenging myself to read from today (April 5) until late October when one team out of thirty is awarded that world championship trophy. It might see far away, but it will fly by.

Baseball Fiction Books from Rather Be Reading Blog

LF: The Art of Fielding by Chad Harbach | CF: This Side of Salvation by Jeri Smith-Ready
RF: Play On by Michelle Smith

3B: Pretend You Love Me by Julie Ann Peters | SS: Shakespeare Bats Cleanup by Ron Koertge

2B: Six Innings by James Preller | 1B: The Way Home Looks Now by Wendy Wan-Long Shang

P: My 13th Season by Kristi Roberts

C: Mexican Whiteboy by Matt de la Pena

So what do you say? Are you ready for some baseball? I certainly am! Here’s wishing your team great health and lots of luck this season!

Let’s play ball (or books)!

Psst: Let’s not leave anyone out. If you are in the market for some non-fiction baseball picks, here’s a great roundup featured on Esquire recently.

April 30, 2015 - 3:53 pm

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April 10, 2015 - 11:35 pm

Alisa @ Papercuttts - Gosh, I love and miss the baseball game experience. I live in Brazil now and there’s none of that down here, but I have such good memories of going to baseball games when I was younger. I might have to read one of these to get my fix!

April 9, 2015 - 11:00 am

Andi - I have been a sucker for anything baseball (books and movies) with a romance since seeing Summer Catch all those years ago. I’m so excited for Play On. And will check out the others!

Excellent post!

April 7, 2015 - 4:48 pm

Alexa S. - Because baseball isn’t really played in the Philippines, I only knew of it and never really experienced it until I came back to the US! I like reading about it though, and definitely want to check out some of the books you’ve recommended. Hope your team has a better season than everyone is predicting they will!

April 6, 2015 - 8:01 am

Maggie @ Just a Couple More Pages - I love this idea! Sports books are some of my faves and there are definitely ones here that I haven’t read/aren’t on my TBR list.

April 5, 2015 - 6:16 pm

Leah - I LOVE THIS! In school I played a number of sports, but that was mainly because my friends had all signed up. Apart from a few, I’m not a big sports fan/player/watcher, but I LOVE me some sports in books!

April 5, 2015 - 2:54 pm

Stephanie at The Insouciant Sophisticate - Padres fan here-so excited for the return of baseball! I actually do have some reason to hope based on our off-season but you never know!

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First and Fresh | Pub Date

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It’s officially spring in New York City. I know this because I bought my first iced coffee of the season at lunch yesterday and the pull toward bright, lighter clothing is so strong. I am resisting but one thing I can’t resist are all the spring beers available on tap. If you are a little nervous about beer, I feel like spring is a good time to do a few tastings. Everything is light! (But it tastes better than anything labeled “light” or “lite” — score!)

This month, we’re getting into the spirit of Earth Day and in the spirit of recycling and reusing I’m going to chat about a beer I’ve had before but had again recently: Captain Lawrence’s Freshchester Pale Ale. It’s wheat-y, it’s light and it goes down so easily… you could probably have three and not even realize it. Bonus: this beer is recommended to be paired with pizza or Mexican food. Does it get any better?

It does! I am so pumped for my book recommendation today.

First There Was Forever and Freshchester Pale Ale

First There Was Forever by debut writer Juliana Romano pubs on the 14th of this month and in the spirit of Earth Day, the main character, Lima, loves to garden, her mom’s big into health food, and they love to go to the farmer’s market. She’s only 16 but she’s sort of an old soul and that’s probably why I felt for her so much when her best friend starts to change and life gets complicated very quickly. One of my favorite books this year, the cover is beautiful, and the inside will certainly get your heart pumping and your toes dying for a dip in the Pacific Ocean.

I have a hunch we’re in for a lovely spring — whether we’re talking brews or books. Go out there and have an adventure, okay?

Check out what’s brewing at: The Book Addict’s Guide | Andi ABCs | Just a Couple More Pages

April 27, 2015 - 8:00 am

Friendship & Kitschy California with Author Juliana Romano, Estelle - […] more on FIRST THERE WAS FOREVER: my pub date ; […]

April 7, 2015 - 4:45 pm

Alexa S. - I really like lighter beers in general, so I’m guessing that spring beers are the best bet for ones that I’d enjoy drinking. I’m also excited to look into First There Was Forever, which sounds like a pretty great read!

April 6, 2015 - 8:06 am

Maggie @ Just a Couple More Pages - Great picks! They’re never a go-to brewery for me, but I always end up really liking Captain Lawrence beers. I haven’t tried this one, but I’ll have to pick it up.

April 3, 2015 - 9:06 am

Brittany @ The Book Addict's Guide - I love your selections! Much more fitting than mine haha!
I think I’d enjoy this book too! I like reading about old souls and the main character sounds like my kind of gal. The beer sounds delicious too! I LOVE light and crisp beers, anything perfect for spring and summer. I like the wintery beers too but after drinking stouts and IPAs and brown ales all winter, I’m always ready for those fruity and light and zingy (yes, zingy) flavors!

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Positively Beautiful by Wendy Mills • Estelle Reviews

Positively Beautiful by Wendy MillsPositively Beautiful by Wendy Mills ( web | tweet )
Publication Date: March 3, 2015
Publisher: Bloomsbury Kids
Pages: 368
Target audience: Young adult
Keywords: cancer, best friends, planes
Format read: ARC from Publisher via NetGalley. (Thanks!)

Summary: As if her mom having breast cancer isn’t hard enough, Erin finds out that she may have inherited a rare gene mutation (like her mom did from her grandmother) and she could have cancer too. Does she find out the truth now or does she forget this is even a possibility for now?

Last Friday, Angelina Jolie wrote an op-ed for the New York Times, sharing her decision to remove her ovaries and fallopian tubes. As the carrier of the BRCA1 gene mutation, Jolie believed going through with this procedure (and, therefore, speeding along menopause) was the right decision for her — especially knowing that her grandmother, aunt, and mom all died of cancer very young. In her piece, Jolie urges women to know all of their options and emphasizes that everyone needs to choose their own path, but also makes sure we know: “Knowledge in power.”

This leads me to Erin in Positively Beautiful. Not only is she going through the motions of being a normal teenager (a mysterious boy from her class, a great best friend who starts ignoring her for a new boy, missing her dad, learning a new skill), she finds out that her mother has breast cancer and she could be a carrier of the gene mutation. Does she take the test and find out? Or does she forget about it? As you can imagine, it’s difficult to just ignore something this huge, this life altering, and Erin finds herself depending on online support from others in the same boat — most specifically, Ashley, a girl in Florida who is always trying to convince Erin to smell the roses and experience all the beauty there is in the world — especially when life seems so hopeless.

Wendy Mills has crafted a unique story here. I loved that Erin decided to take flying lessons. The late night, abandoned building adventures she took with her best friend and boys from school. Even the growing pains that Erin experienced with Trina, her lifelong best friend, when she landed a guy who finally appreciated her. To be in this position, with her mom sick and a mysterious cloud possibly hanging over her head, Erin is caught between the life of a typical teenager and a girl forced to grow up way too fast, forced to make decisions that could affect her entire life.

Shocker: we don’t always know what to do when life gets this out of hand. I won’t say Erin gets a get out of jail free card but she certainly takes an unexpected detour Survivor-style — granting her a respite — for a little bit anyway. She might be overwhelmed but she’s not silly enough to think she can escape her problems forever. Instead, supports shift and she returns to real life recharged and as ready as she will ever be to face the unknown.

While I personally may have turned down the drama in the high school aspect of this book, I thought it was great how Positively Beautiful shed light on a subject we don’t see much in young adult literature — without being preachy. It’s a book that definitely marches to its own drummer, and that’s exactly why I couldn’t read fast enough and sat in one spot until I reached the end. (Warning: tissues are not an option.)

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April 7, 2015 - 4:43 pm

Alexa S. - I definitely agree that it’s great to have a YA book that tackles something we don’t often hear a lot about, and in that respect, Positively Beautiful was interesting to read.

April 2, 2015 - 12:33 pm

Quinn @ Quinn's Book Nook - I don’t think I could read this book. It hits a little too close to home, although I’m glad it’s out there for other people to look into.

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It’s a Wrap • See Ya Next Year, March!

Well, another month bites the dust. Who’s prepared for April and taxes? (UGH.) Ahem, sorry – that’s what I’ve been focused on a lot the last two weeks. April is going to be full of sunshine and reading outside and lots and lots of vitamin D. (We hope.) Here are a few highlights of our March:

We had an awesome time participating in Cassie’s #15beautifuldays in March! Thanks so much for hosting this, Cassie, and we hope you guys enjoyed seeing a bit more of our lives outside of books on our Instagram.

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Estelle’s Picks: The Wrong Side of RightA Mad, Wicked Folly

Magan’s Picks: Things We Know by HeartThe Start of Me and You



Buy It:

Small Damages by Beth Kephart
Finding Mr. Brightside by Jay Clark
Trust the Focus by Megan Erickson
The Winner’s Trilogy
In Some Other World, Maybe by Shari Goldhagen
Things We Know by Heart by Jessi Kirby

Worth It:

The Start of Me and You by Emery Lord
Liars, Inc. by Paula Stokes
Not Otherwise Specified by Hannah Moskowitz
One Wish by Robyn Carr

Borrow It:

Better Than Perfect by Melissa Kantor
When Joss Met Matt by Ellie Cahill
Dove Arising by Karen Bao

Free Writing:

Top Ten Books We Want to Re-Read
The Beginning of Our Attachment (our Twitter/G-Chat beginnings)
Top Ten Books on Our Spring TBR List
Estelle and James’ Early Beginnings (inspired by The Start of Me and You)

Monthly Features:

Little Kids: Books About Feelings
Dive Into Diversity: They Work Hard for the Money
Pub Date: Can I Be So Blunt


What were some of your favorites in March? Let us know in the comments.

Here’s to amazing books, beautiful weather, and no terrible April Fool’s jokes being pulled on you today! 😉

April 7, 2015 - 4:36 pm

Alexa S. - It seems like y’all had a happy March! I loved the #15beautifuldays challenge too, and definitely enjoyed perusing all of the photos that were shared 🙂

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