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Midnight Tales Blog Tour: Dangerous Magic, Delicious Cocktail

The Language of Thorns is out TODAY! Thank you to MacMillan for having us host a release day blitz stop today.  We’re toasting the release of Language of Thorns with a highlight of one of our favorite stories from the collection and a cocktail fit for the leader of the Second Army.

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Leigh Bardugo’s Midnight Tales Tour Comes To Tampa Wednesday, Sept 27th

“Love speaks in flowers. Truth requires thorns.” Leigh Bardugo brings us back to the Grishaverse with a new collection of Grisha folklore and a tour. The Book! The Event! The Author! We’ve got everything you need to know when Leigh Bardugo and the Midnight Tales Tour come to Tampa, FL. It took some dangerous magic but it’s happening at Inkwood Books, Wednesday, September 27th…..and WE GET TO MODERATE!!!

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#ReadABookDay Reading List

It’s not coincidence that #ReadABook Day falls this month.  UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) has declared September National Literacy Month and, with it, come many days dedicated to the promotion of reading. In addition to today, September 8th marks International Literacy Day.  The theme for the  conference, held in France this year, is “Literacy in the Digital World.”   The goal is to actively mobilize the international community and to promote literacy as an instrument to empower individuals, communities and societies.

While researching for this article, I was surprised to learn that over 775 million adults lack minimum literacy skills.  The statistic is that one in five adults are illiterate and two-thirds of those are women.  To bring awareness to this issue and to advocate for reading and literacy, UNESCO began National Literacy Month in 1946.

Today, I created a book recommendations list of YA books including characters that struggle to read or are illiterate and tell you about some organizations that you can support in the fight against illiteracy.

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YA Wednesdays Presents: First Annual National Women’s Day Awards

This year kicked off with a Women’s Day March that inspired millions of women (and men) all over the world to take to the street to march in solidarity of womankind. This makes 2017 the perfect year for our First Annual Women’s Day Awards!

women unite

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November Cover Reveals

Whip up a batch of egg nog and open up a Goodreads tab on your browser.  It’s time to take in the beauty that are November Cover Reveals and stack up your #TBR!

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