Posts tagged emily lloyd-jones
7 Books to Read and Songs to Listen to During Sadboi Hours

Sadboi is defined as a young male who spends most of his time in his feels and often questions what life has in store from them. In other words, it’s…most of my guy friends. The more I talk about it, the more I realize that I might be a sadgirl— but I’m not here for self-realization, I’m here to talk about my favorite squishy sadbois in YA lit in the method I know best: by comparing them to songs. Sadboi hour starts now. Ends never.

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7 Perfect One Night Standalones to Binge (one for each night of the week)

NOVL Hot Take: Sometimes, I much prefer standalones to super long series. They’re compact, contained, and can be devoured in one sitting. You spend a perfect amount of quality time with a character, and are always satisfied by the end of the book (no sneaky cliffhangers!). Lucky for me, I work with so many PERFECT standalones at LBYR that I rounded them up for you.

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The Signs as Book Covers

Some may say I graduated college with a degree in both English and astrology (note: I definitely did not), so that makes me qualified to write this post on books and zodiac signs. There is a lot to learn in the world of astrology, and here at NOVL HQ, we are fully aboard this train. (If anyone is wondering: I’m a Virgo, Val is a Scorpio, Morgan is an Aquarius, Bill is a Sagittarius, Nat is a Capricorn, and Savannah is a Leo. It all checks out.)

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15 Illustrated Covers to Lust Over, Because Holy Cow, They're Pretty

I definitely recommend you check out all of these illustrators and designers. Without their beautiful work and dedication, we would not have the stunning covers we do and the world would be a little less magic. “Design and illustration are underappreciated art forms” is the hill I will die on. Watch me.

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6 Books I Will Petition for to Get an Anime Adaptation

When I was younger, my dad, my brother and I used to watch a lot of anime together, which then translated to me reading mostly manga and playing JRPG games for a big part of my life. Then, the other day, while I was sitting on my bed binge-watching the Fruits Basket remake and eating ice cream, I started thinking about books that would be perfect for an anime adaptation.

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NOVL at BookCon 2019

If you’re reading this, then you’re probably going to BookCon. Or maybe you’re just here to see what’s going on in the LBYR booth so you can be there in spirit. Either way, hello! BookCon is quickly approaching (8 days!), so it’s time for you to figure out a game plan. Some of you really have plans in the form of football plays, and it really shows. To help you with that, I present to you the BookCon schedule for LBYR and NOVL! I can’t wait to see you all there—please be sure to stop by and say hi!

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6 Books That Will Emotionally Destroy You but Also Heal You

There are few things I enjoy more than the catharsis of a truly good cry. Does that make me weird? Ask the innumerable strangers who’ve witnessed me full sob while reading in public. *puts on sunglasses* Don’t judge me!

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The Cutest Meet-Cutes That Ever Did Meet Cute

What’s the cutest meet-cute that you’ve ever met? The first encounter between romantic interests is always memorable—whether they know it or not, WE know that we’re in for a hell of a ride. Beginnings are exciting and exhilarating, and they’re one of my favorite parts of a couple’s story. So of course I HAD to round-up some of my absolute favorite cute meet-cutes for all you cutie-pies.

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