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Our Shared Shelf Roundtable: ‘My Life on the Road’ by Gloria Steinem

Joining a book club is intimidating. It's jumping into a community of like minded people who share a commitment to something bigger than themselves and want to discuss it. This is the mindset that I kept when jumping into the Goodreads group Our Shared Shelf. January's pick was Gloria Steinem's 'My Life on the Road.' It's a peek at the life of an iconic women's rights activist and inspiring leader who experienced the world out on the road. In these pages she recounts how various anecdotes ...

Blog Tour Exclusive: “Reign of Shadows” by Sophie Jordan

Sophie Jordan's Reign of Shadows does nothing to hide its spectacular love story behind the action-packed fantasy it is. A magical blend of romance and adventure story -- Reign of Shadows hits all the high notes of a modern fairytale. Add in some superhero-like traits to the female heroine and Voilà! This heroine is kicking butt and taking names and demanding attention like a queen. 1] Reign of Shadows' synopsis sounds a bit like Rapunzel. Was any part of the book inspired by that fairy ...

Lauren Oliver’s ‘Replica’ to become Film

Obviously, Awesomeness Films consider themselves to be Little Olives. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the film rights for Replica, Lauren Oliver's yet-to-be-released YA series, have been acquired by the company. Awesomeness Films may sound familiar to you, as these are the same people behind the upcoming movie adaptation of Oliver's Before I Fall.  In case you've forgotten what Replica is all about, here's refresher: Replica follows Lyra, known by the number 24, a replica – human ...

Fangirlish Author Faves on Tour Together

Oy! Listen up everyone who adores Sabaa Tahir as much as do. The woman goes on tour soon and with some Fangirlish author favorites! A whole lot of them, all around the country and even up to Canada too. Tuesday, March 22nd —MIAMI, FL 7:00 PM @ Books & Books 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables, FL 33134 Wednesday, March 23rd —CINCINNATI, OH 7:00 PM @ Joseph-Beth Booksellers 5030 Oaklawn Drive, Suite B, Cincinnati, OH 45227 Thursday, March 24th — NASHVILLE, TN 6:30 PM @ Parnassus ...

Wattpad Writer Spotlight: Badbrits

This week we bring you another amazing wattpad writer, Mags aka @badbrits  who has two stories and we're absolutely obsessed with them! I actually started on Wattpad on a private account four years ago, I think? I just started to write on this one about a little less than a year ago. I really just wanted my work out there, I wanted to know if I was any good and if anyone would ever even read me if I got published. Wattpad is really amazing in connecting with your fans. They ...