Something I never mentioned on the blog was that I went to BEA. Yes, exciting! I hopped a train to NYC and spent one day in the exhibition hall, wandering the aisles and feeling…overwhelmed. One thing I learned about my single day at BEA: you must have a plan. I didn’t. I thought there was nothing but pure publishing craziness! People were handing out books like free community newspapers. And because I have a book problem, I was taking them. No matter what. No matter that I don’t read middle grade YA or James Patterson; no matter that, while I love Chris Colfer on Glee, I was not too interested in reading his book. I thought to myself, well, here is a chance to read something a little different. I’ll read these and do mini-reviews on the blog. I feel so guilty. These ARCs have been sitting on my shelves since May and I know I will never read them, no matter what my good intentions were at the time. And it’s not a question of these books being good or bad it’s just with the little reading time I have, I know I won’t get to them. Lesson learned. They deserve good homes with good bloggers and readers who love Colfer, Patterson and the Princess Academy. If you think you might be interested in reading any of the books below and posting reviews or ratings on your blog or on Goodreads, please enter the giveaway. You would be doing a public service while also assuaging the She-Wolf Reads guilt.
ARCs up for grab (click images for Goodreads summaries):
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