The days are getting longer (not necessarily warmer though), which means more daylight, which means more time to read. And reading outdoors, lying on a grassy knoll, enjoying all the spring flowers in bloom. One day… Firstlife (Everlife #1) by Gena Showalter (March 1; YA/Paranormal Fantasy; Harlequin Teen) – Step one…you die. ONE CHOICE. TWO … Continue reading New Releases: March 1-15, 2016
It’s that time of year again. All the hearts and flowers and candy should be making their way into stores everywhere. Yes, it’s almost Valentine’s Day. We love love all year long here at 80 Books. Romance novels are part of our thing. But, in honor of V-Day, we thought we’d put together a list of … Continue reading Novel Ideas: Valentine’s Reading List 2016
By Tqwana B. Some rules are meant to be broken… Especially when those rules are set in place by an industry as resistant to change as legacy publishing. This is never more apparent than when it concerns diversity and diverse books. But, there are still authors who are doing things their way and totally killing … Continue reading 5 Indie (And Small Press) Authors Who Are Breaking the Rules and Kicking Ass!
4 out of 5 stars ★★★★☆ Violet Ryan loves the delicious food she gets to eat on the reality shows she produces for The Food Channel. What she hates is her expanding waistline. Determined to drop the pounds, Violet hatches a plan to kick start a fitness regimen. But when her determination isn’t enough to … Continue reading The Backlist: Fit (Fit Trilogy #1) by Rebekah Weatherspoon
We are halfway through 2015 and I’m only about halfway through my Diverse Books pledge of reading 20 books. Now, that doesn’t sound bad, at first. However, I’ve read 33 books, which means only a third of them satisfy my pledge. Ok, that doesn’t sound too bad either, but it is for me. Why you … Continue reading Diverse Books Pledge – An Update, a List, and a Call for Requests