ARMCHAIR BEA 16: Giveaway #4

rab this new title from a debut novelist. It’s vintage and deadly — and doesn’t hit shelves until August. Thanks to Leila at Penguin Random House for the title. from the publisher Fiona Davis’s stunning debut novel pulls readers into the lush world of New York City’s glamorous Barbizon Hotel for Women, where in the…

ARMCHAIR BEA 16: Giveaway #3

ow about a humorous, nonfiction travelogue that takes place in one of the most secluded countries in the world? Thank you to Kelly for this daring title from Rosetta Books.  from the publisher Most people want out of North Korea. Wendy Simmons wanted in. In My Holiday in North Korea: The Funniest/Worst Place on Earth,…

ARMCHAIR BEA 16: Giveaway #2

nother title to win! Love YA fiction? Be sure to enter. This one is hot off the press from HarperTeen. Thanks, Kelly. from the publisher We Were Liars meets Looking for Alaska in a uniquely funny and heartbreaking teen novel about a passionate-yet-doomed friendship set against a backdrop of wealth and glamour. Willa Parker, 646th and…

ARMCHAIR BEA 16: Giveaway #1

ime to get free stuff! Armchair BEA has been hosting giveaways all week. Now is the time for bloggers to post items to win. Be sure to check out all the blogs for lots of great stuff. My thanks to Katie at Putnam for this title. from the publisher… MONSTERS introduces Stacey Lane, a published poet…

ARMCHAIR BEA 16: Beyond the books and the blog

Beyond the traditional form of the novel, what are your favorite alternative forms (graphic novels, audiobooks, webcomics, etc.)? Do you have any favorite works within these alternate forms? How do you think the changing format affects the reading experience? How do you engage in talking about books outside of your blog?   was lucky enough…