Giveaway: Spindle by E.K. Johnston

Giveaway: Spindle by E.K. Johnston

We’re celebrating this week’s release of Spindle by E.K. Johnston, a Disney-inspired Sleeping Beauty retelling, with an epic princess’s curse prize pack giveaway. Thanks to our friends at Disney-Hyperion providing the prizing for this great contest. Keep reading for details and more about the book: The world is made safe by a woman…but it is […]

Posted December 5, 2016 by Sara in Contests / 0 Comments
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October & November 2016 Contest Winners

October & November 2016 Contest Winners

Hello faithful Novel Novice followers! It’s time for another round up of our most recent contest winners. Black Widow: Red Vengeance – Signed Copy Giveaway The winner of a signed copy of Black Widow: Red Vengeance by Margaret Stohl is Danielle Hammelef Evil Librarian Giveaway The winner of a copy of Evil Librarian by Michelle Knudsen […]

Posted December 4, 2016 by Sara in Uncategorized / 0 Comments
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NubeOcho Picture Book Spotlight & Giveaway

NubeOcho Picture Book Spotlight & Giveaway

Today, we’re delighted to be featuring a series of wonderful new picture books that celebrate diversity. Launched in Spain five years ago, NubeOcho began distributing their books in the U.S. earlier this year, and today we’re spotlighting two of their most recent titles. Each NubeOcho book focuses on promoting and celebrating respect towards all types […]

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Heartless by Marissa Meyer

Heartless by Marissa Meyer

What makes a girl go from dreaming of a bakery to screaming, “Off with their heads!” is the premise behind Marissa Meyer’s new standalone fantasy, Heartless, tells the “origin story,” per se, of Alice in Wonderland’s Queen of Hearts. Catherine may be one of the most desired girls in Wonderland and a favorite of the […]

Posted November 25, 2016 by Sara in Book Review / 1 Comment
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Scythe by Neal Shusterman

Scythe by Neal Shusterman

A fascinating new book with a creepy-cool concept, Scythe by Neal Shusterman is definitely a very different book than anything I’ve read in recent memory. Here’s what it’s all about: Two teens are forced to murder—maybe each other—in the first in a chilling new series from Neal Shusterman, author of the New York Times bestselling Unwind […]

Posted November 23, 2016 by Sara in Book Review / 0 Comments
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Top 6 Bookish Gifts to Give (or Get)

Top 6 Bookish Gifts to Give (or Get)

Thanksgiving is just a couple days away — ooooh, I can’t wait! — and that means Christmas is lurking right around the corner. So of course holiday shopping is top of mind, as we think about all the wonderful gifts we’d like to give — and receive — this holiday season. Rather than a traditional […]

Posted November 22, 2016 by Sara in Holiday Shopping Guide, Lists / 1 Comment
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Beyond The Dragon’s Gate: A History of Mapmaking

Beyond The Dragon’s Gate: A History of Mapmaking

One of the themes that carries through both of Barry Wolverton’s Chronicles of the Black Tulip books, The Vanishing Island and The Dragon’s Gate, is map-making. Bren’s father is a map-maker, and he wants Bren to become one, too. He works for Rand McNally, and in The Dragon’s Gate, uses map-making as an excuse to […]

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