Merry Christmas Eve!!

So I couldn't go without blogging about the holiday since I have the Christmas spirit! Yes, I'm frantically wrapping presents 🎁 and I'm so excited for tomorrow...but I also think of all of you and how thankful I am to have you in my life. Most people feel thankful around Thanksgiving I think (hence the …

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The Bone Witch – Rin Chupeco (Review)

Title: The Bone Witch (The Bone Witch #1) Author: Rin Chupeco Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire, 2017 (March 7) Genre: YA Fantasy **I received a copy of this book free from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review** This review can be found on my Blog, TeacherofYA's Tumblr, or my Goodreadspage My Review: I have had this …

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An Open Letter to Netgalley and Goodreads

Many of my reviewing friends are not in the US…I’m not happy about this decision at all and I hope with some outreach and outrage it might change!

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Dear Netgalley and Goodreads, 

Today I discovered that your sites will no longer be providing services (or limiting services) to international readers and I am absolutely devastated.

Contrary to popular belief, America is not the only country in the world.

For those who are unaware of what is happening, Goodreads will, from January 2018, prevent authors from creating giveaways for international readers. Basically, authors will have to pay $119 for a giveaway base package, and $599 for the premium. Previously, all authors had to pay for was shipping. Read more here.

Netgalley, on the other hand, has severely limited the amount of…

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