Posts tagged sarah henstra
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!

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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 July 2019 NOVLbox!

Summer (yes—that’s her name! What can I say? I love my puns intended), the content creator behind Butter My Books, has chosen some great items for you to enjoy. On top of her TBR are three books: We Contain Multitudes by Sarah Henstra, The Cruel Prince by Holly Black, and The Wicked King by Holly Black. She also included heart-shaped shades to protect your eyes, a NOVL water bottle to keep you hydrated, and more!

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What You Should Read According to Your Favorite Ariana Grande Song

Ariana Grande is no doubt one of the icons of our generation. You can’t deny that her songs are bops. Back in April, she announced she was taking a break from Twitter and encouraged her fans to “take breaks n read books … you’ll feel so much better, your brain will thank u.“ Though the tweet is now deleted, she really doesn’t have to tell us twice. Here are some books to read according to your favorite Ariana Grande song!

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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 Underrated Characters that Honestly Deserve More Attention

It is a truth universally acknowledged that YA has many MANY beloved characters. But for every character we know and love well, there are so many others that deserve more attention! So here are some of my favorite LBYR characters that I think should have more folks rallying around them. Go hug them. Go love them. GO!

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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.

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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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