Posts tagged cecilia vinesse
Choose a bunch of books, and we'll guess your star sign

Oh yes, we’re back with another astrology post. This time, we put ourselves to the test by guessing your star sign based on books you choose. Do you read books similar to your sign? Let’s find out!

Read More
11 Kisses in YA, definitively ranked

As an unapologetic lover of YA, I’ve read through my fair share of kissing scenes. Some of them make my heart swoon to the point where even I can feel the fireworks. Other times, I have to take a small break from reading because the second-hand embarrassment and awkwardness is too much. 

Read More
8 Pride Reads for June and Beyond

Happy June, and happy Pride month! To all of our friends and readers on the LGBTQIA spectrum and beyond, we’re so happy you’re here. I hope you take a few moments to celebrate and breathe—being yourself shouldn’t be a radical act, but it is. The world has a long way to go, but I have faith in your (and our) fight. So no matter where you are on your journey, remember that there will always be people in the world who support you. You always deserve a seat at the table. And you always deserve to be seen in the books you read.

Read More
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.

Read More
Random Lines from Random Books We Randomly Pulled Off the Shelf…Randomly

In the name of quality content, we have decided that we will bring this game to you! Bill, Natali, and I all gathered in the LBYR library and carried out our mission, bringing you the best of the random book randomness that the book randoms can random. Randomly.

Read More
6 Books That Will Make You Fall in Love with the Countries They're Set in

If you’ve got a serious case of wanderlust like me, chances are you turn to books when you can’t pay for an international trip. While we can’t all jet off to fabulous foreign places, the best books set overseas make it feel like we’re right there with the characters. Here are some books that will make you fall in love with the countries they’re set in!

Read More
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.

Read More
Pick a Holiday Movie, Get a Book Rec

Tis the season, yo! To compulsively binge watch holiday movies, that is. If you’re anything like me, you’ve devoted a not insignificant portion of your daily life to viewing (and re-viewing) your favorites. Why not break up that bingefest with a couple quality reads? Tell us your favorite holiday movies and we’ll recommend a book with just enough in common to tickle your fancy.

Read More
The NOVL Holiday Gift Guide

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! And because we are book lovers, we all know that the only thing book lovers give to other people as presents are…more books.

Because there’s so much happening in December (finals, end-of-the-year work parties…more reading…), I’ve conveniently created a gift guide for all your holiday shopping needs!

Read More