Between the Blade and the Heart – Review and Giveaway!

Title: Between the Blade and the Heart (Valkyrie #1) Author: Amanda Hocking Publisher: Wednesday Books, 2018 (Jan 2) Genre: YA Fantasy, YA Mythology **I received an ARC of the book free in exchange for an honest review** This review can be found on my Blog, TeacherofYA's Tumblr, or my Goodreads page My Review: I have …

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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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Mini Time – Song Breaker & Elites of Eden (Reviews)

Title: Song Breaker Author: Annette Lyon Publisher: Blue Ginger Books, 2017 (Aug 8) Genre: Fantasy, Retellings **I received a copy of this book free from ebooksforreview.com in exchange for an honest review** This review can be found on my Blog, TeacherofYA's Tumblr, or my Goodreads page Review (#1): So I have had this book finished …

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BLOG TOUR: This Mortal Coil – Emily Suvada (Review)

Title: This Mortal Coil (Mortal Coil #1) Author: Emily Suvada  Publisher: Simon Pulse, 2017 (Nov 7) Genre: YA Dystopian, YA Science Fiction **I received a copy of this book free from the tour in exchange for an honest review** This review can be found on my Blog, TeacherofYA’s Tumblr, or my Goodreads page My Review: First of all, you …

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The Goblins of Bellwater – Molly Ringle (Review)

Title: The Goblins of Bellwater  Author: Molly Ringle Publisher: Central Avenue Publishing, 2017 (Oct 1) Genre: NA Fantasy **I received a copy of this book free from the publisher in exchange for an honest review** This review can be found on my Blog, TeacherofYA's Tumblr, and my Goodreads page My Review: First of all, happy belated Friday the 13th! …

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Black Bird of the Gallows – Meg Kassel (Review + Giveaway)

Title: Black Bird of the Gallows  Author: Meg Kassel Publisher: Entangled Publishing, 2017 (Sept 5) Genre: YA Fantasy, YA Paranormal **I received a copy of the book free from Netgalley and Chapter by Chapter Book Tours in exchange for an honest review** This review can be found on my Blog, TeacherofYA's Tumblr, or my Goodreads page My …

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Heart of Mist – Helen Scheurer (Review)

Title: Heart of Mist (The Oremere Chronicles #1) Author: Helen Scheurer Publisher: Talem Press, 2017 (August 31) Genre: YA Fantasy Purchase link: Heart of Mist - Amazon **I received a copy of this book free from the author in exchange for an honest review** This review can be found on my Blog, TeacherofYA's Tumblr, or my Goodreads page My Review: …

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