Posts tagged shannon dunlap
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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5 Books Set in New York City

Ahhh New York City! The city that never sleeps! If you can make it there, you can make it anywhere!  And if you set your book there, I am probably going to read it. There is something about the pull of New York, both in real life and in fiction, that just draws you in. The frenetic energy and the break-neck pace lead to plenty of possibilities for romance and adventure. So if you’re in the mood for some big-city reads, here is a list of our favorite books set in the Big Apple.

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The Story Behind the Story: Isolde and Tristan

Even I, a stalwart connoisseur of the courtly romance of early English history, must admit that a refresher on the original tale is sometimes due. We can’t all be expected to remember the plots to every romance EVER. So if you need a refresher (or have never heard the story and are curious), I give you my humble primer for Tristan and Isolde before you go and read Izzy + Tristan.

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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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The February 2019 NOVLbox!

It's February, NOVLers, which means the world as you know it is about to transform into an explosion of pink, red, chocolate, hearts, and L-O-V-E. Luckily for us, though, pink is a constant no matter the month. 💖

We love you guys so much that we had to steal a month from our usual author/influencer curators, which means that…

This month’s curator is US! Team NOVL!

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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.

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