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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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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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5 Books for When You Go Through a Big Life Change, but Everything Will Be Okay

Sometimes, big changes are thrown at you like curveballs from life, speeding in from out of nowhere to smack you in the face. Other times, big life changes are expected and anticipated and yet no less difficult. Either way, with every big life change comes an adjustment period. So here are some books for when you go through a big life change, but everything will be okay.

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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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5 Things We Learned at YALLWEST 2019

Last weekend, Savannah and I flew took an early flight to Santa Monica for the annual YALLWEST held at the local high school. We had so much fun talking to the different content creators that came to our meet-and-greet on Friday as well as meeting the rest of y’all during the festival day! Now that we’re both back in the office full of vitamin D and bookish love, let me recap our weekend for y’all.

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Order bubble tea, and we'll give you a book rec

Happy National Bubble Tea Day! Fun fact: I managed a bubble tea store for a year before I started working at NOVL, so making bubble tea is something that I hold close to my heart. Unfortunately, I can't hand you bubble tea through the screen, but I'll give you something even sweeter: a book rec!

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11 Books to Expect to See at YALLWEST This Year

Holy cow, we leave for Santa Monica in a week! Honestly, it didn’t really click that it was right around the corner until we shipped all our books and swag earlier this week. We’re so excited to meet you all—look for the pink and blue tent, and you’ll know it’s us. If you’re still planning when you want to stop by each booth, here’s a list of all the ARCs we’re giving away at the booth this year so you know what each book is about!

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