Read It, Then Eat It: Defy the Stars Galaxy Cake

More cakes to continue our Read It, Then Eat It series! In honor of the release of Defy the Fates, the finale to the stunning Defy the Stars trilogy from Claudia Gray, New York Times bestselling author of Star Wars: Lost Stars and Bloodline, Marcie is here to share the recipe and directions to her complicated but beautiful cake that defies the stars.

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Claire Eliza Bartlett's Guide to Survival in the Union of the North

by Claire Eliza Bartlett, author of We Rule the Night

The Union works day and night to ensure the preservation of our homeland in this total war. Trust in the Union, and follow all posted directives, approved radio instructions, bunker etiquette and curfew and ration law. They are made to protect not just you, but us all. Read this guide to ensure your survival in the Union of the North.

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Choose a book, and we'll tell you which book you chose

It's pretty self-explanatory so I don't think it warrants an entire explanation, but if you must need one, then the directions are to: choose a book. Once you do, we will tell you which book you chose, and what it's about. How did I choose these books, you didn't ask? Well, I just went through my folder of book covers and chose them...which is what you're going to do for this quiz.

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The April 2019 NOVLbox

October might be the spookiest month of the year, but it’s definitely not long enough. No offense to the holiday season, but Halloween is such a spooktacular time that it needs more recognition. So NOVL, the unofficial Commissioner of National Months, will dub April as a pseudo-spoopy month, which means we must summon our resident witch to curate the NOVLbox.

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8 OwnVoices Authors and Books to Read Right Now

We are undergoing a revolution right now. I’m finally seeing more covers with characters that look like me—like on Maureen Goo’s books—and reading stories with characters that love like I do—three cheers to that ace representation in Let’s Talk About Love! Minorities in the YA book community have been searching and waiting for books that truly reflect how we move through the world. And now we’re finally getting the stories we want and need.

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NOVL LookBook: The Astonishing Outfits of Emily X.R. Pan

Last week, the paperback to the stunning, heartbreaking novel The Astonishing Color of After was released into the world. While the beautiful cover and read captures the eyes of readers across the country, I just need everyone to take a moment to take in the elegance and coordination of the author, Emily X.R. Pan, and her outfits. In fact, her outfits are so astonishing that it inspired us to start an entirely new series called the NOVL Lookbook.

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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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