Posts tagged brandy colbert
NOVL at YALLWEST 2019

IT’S GONNA BE MAY. And the first weekend of May calls for one of my personal favorite parts of this job—seeing your beautiful faces in bright and sunny Santa Monica to talk all things bookish. I know that you book lovers plan your day down to the minute, so here’s our booth’s schedule of activities so you can plan accordingly. Hit us up on social if you have any questions, and see y’all soon!

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Choose a book, and we'll tell you which book you chose

It's pretty self-explanatory so I don't think it warrants an entire explanation, but if you must need one, then the directions are to: choose a book. Once you do, we will tell you which book you chose, and what it's about. How did I choose these books, you didn't ask? Well, I just went through my folder of book covers and chose them...which is what you're going to do for this quiz.

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8 OwnVoices Authors and Books to Read Right Now

We are undergoing a revolution right now. I’m finally seeing more covers with characters that look like me—like on Maureen Goo’s books—and reading stories with characters that love like I do—three cheers to that ace representation in Let’s Talk About Love! Minorities in the YA book community have been searching and waiting for books that truly reflect how we move through the world. And now we’re finally getting the stories we want and need.

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Direct Your Dream YA Contemporary, and We'll Give You A Book Rec

There are too many great YA contemporary novels that deserve to be made into movies—so how are you going to choose which one's the right book for you to adapt? By taking this NOVL quiz of course! Direct your dream teen contemporary movie, and we'll give you a book you should consider adapting.

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12 First Lines That Got Me to Read the Entire Book (and Series)

Nothing has the same magic as the perfect first line of a wonderful book. And so, we bring you some of our favorite first lines! Some are dark, some are funny, but all are captivating – and will lead to some brilliant reads!

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7 Books that Will Make You Feel Like You’re Falling in Love for the First Time

Sometimes I like to put off a “couldn’t care less about love” vibe, but truthfully I’m a sap at heart. I’ll fall for anything: hate to love, best friends to lovers, forbidden love, meet-cutes of all kinds. Romance is compelling because it speaks to our deepest desires and our innate drive to connect with other people. And, you know…smooching. If you’re into that.

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The January 2019 NOVLBox!

Happy 2019, NOVLers! 🎉🎉🎉 We’re that much closer to all those 2019 book releases you’ve been oh-so-patiently waiting for.

In the meantime, to continue to tide you over, I’m here to introduce our next NOVLbox curator. We are so excited for her absolutely engrossing sophomore novel that we NEED someone else to talk to about it with…

This month’s curator is Samira Ahmed, author of Internment and Love, Hate & Other Filters!

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The 2018 Holiday NOVLbox

From Santa’s Bookshop brings you the little elves to fill your shelves…we’ve come together and chosen four books for a very special holiday NOVLbox. 2018 has been a fantastic year for NOVL—each day, we feel more and more love radiating from you all. While we can’t give you a physical hug, we’re sending all of you virtual hugs for filling our hearts every day. Happy Holidays from Team NOVL, and we hope your holidays are filled with everyone and everything that brings you joy!

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