ARMCHAIR BEA: Keeping it Real & Children’s/Young Adult Literature

Feeling a bit stuck (ironically) with this one: New projects, redesigns, collaboratives–what do you do to keep blogging fresh for you? I’ve been doing this for almost 4 years now.  I think because I am a writer at heart, I don’t have much of a problem writing a few words about a book I recently…

ARMCHAIR BEA: Ethics & Non-Fiction

Ah… the tricky question of ethics.  Today Armchair BEA tackles: Do you have recommendations to new bloggers to ensure credit is given to whom/where credit is due?  Have you had an experience with plagiarism?  How did you deal with it?  What are the guidelines as bloggers that we must follow? Giving credit is really easy…

ARMCHAIR BEA: Giveaways

Hello Book Lovers!  Thanks to some awesome publicists, I’ve got some great giveaways for you, so let’s get going! Up first is SHADOW OF NIGHT by Deborah Harkness, along with a pack of exclusive buttons! A Discovery of Witches introduced Diana Bishop, Oxford scholar and reluctant witch, and the handsome geneticist and vampire Matthew Clairmont; together…

ARMCHAIR BEA: Blogger Development & Genre Fiction

No doubt my blog has, well let’s say matured, over the past few years.  But one thing I decided when I started and what I aim to continue is that my reviews are actual reviews. I give only brief summaries and try to focus instead on characterizations, themes, and writing style.  When someone reads one…