Posts tagged holly black
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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At least 12 Characters We'd Hate to Get in a Fight With

Let’s be real here—there are some seriously scary (and badass) characters in YA lit where we’d have NO chance fighting whatsoever. I’d wave my white flag before it even starts. But this doesn’t stop us from appreciating their strength and resilience.

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Lessons We Can Learn from these Bookish Siblings

I think on this great national holiday of ours, we should take a look back at some of our favorite book siblings, and all the lessons we can learn from them. But before we begin, I have to give a shout-out to my own siblings, Remy and Payton, who are the best Tekken rival and book buddy out there, respectively. I love you guys!

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What You Should Read According to What Your Phone Battery Is At

Have you ever wondered what you should read according to your phone battery? Well, you are now. And guess what, we have the answer for you. Is this list entirely unnecessary? Yes. Are we giving it to you anyway? Absolutely. Because that’s what NOVL is for. To answer the questions you never asked and give you the A+ content you deserve. YOU’RE WELCOME.

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Cover Reveal: The Queen of Nothing by Holly Black

On Jan. 7, 2020, readers will know once and for all who will be the true ruler of the High Court of Faerie, with the release of The Queen of Nothing, the third and final book in Holly Black's YA fantasy series The Cruel PrinceBustle has an exclusive first look at the cover below, plus an excerpt from the heart-stopping new book.

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6 Characters We Love to Hate Because They’re So Terrible but Brilliant but Mostly Terrible

There are some characters whose wicked ways are just too much fun to look away from. They may do some truly despicable and morally dubious deeds, but at the end of the day, you still kind of root for them anyway? They may do crime. They may end lives. They may try to end the entire world. Yet somehow, you still want to hang out with them and plunder their collection of excellent capes. Anywho…here are some our favorite characters we love to hate!

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6 Enemies-to-Lovers That We All Rooted For from the Beginning

If you watched our February NOVL Tea, you know we love a good enemies-to-lovers moment over here. Is there a love trope better suited to have the perfect amount of tension and bite? I mean, even the greatest love story of all time Pride and Prejudice (don’t @ me, it’s simply FACTS) was, at its core, an enemies-to-lovers tale.

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Without Giving Spoilers, Here Are 8 Plot Twists We Did Not See Coming

There are few things I like more than being genuinely gagged by a well-finessed plot twist. A long-lost sibling appears to claim the throne? Sign me up. The best friend was scamming the MC from the start? Love it. They were all actually dead the whole freaking time? Here. For. That. In order to best appreciate a masterful plot twist, however, one must go into it completely blind to what’s about to go down. With that in mind, here are some of our favorite plot twists with 100% NO SPOILERS WHATSOEVER.

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Only a True Faerie Will Get 15/20 on This Folk of the Air Quiz

Would you dare to enter the world of the fae, where the rules can bend and everything that glitters is dangerous, and most of what doesn’t glitter is dangerous too? Well, before you decide to take the plunge and enter into Elfhame, take our quiz to test your knowledge of the fairy realm. You may discover you know less than you thought!

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