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I am so EXCITED that @lbardugo’s #grishaverse is coming to @netflix! The exciting news was announced earlier today. You can read more here http://bit.ly/2siVn8W or visit @fiercereads for the link in their bio!
#shadowandbone #seigeandstorm #ruinandrising #sixofcrows #crookedkingdom #leighbardugo #thelanguageofthorns #fiercereads #grisha #macmillan .
I’m reposting this picture I took back when The Language of Thorns came out. I LOVE Leigh’s writing, the characters she’s created & the world they live in. I’m extremely excited for her. If you haven’t yet, now is a great time to pick up her books!
#books #bookstagram #booksofinstagram #instabooks #igbooks #reader #readersofinstagram #igreads #bibliophile #bookish #booksbooksbooks #booklove #mundiemomslibrary #bookstagramfeature #bookphotography #yalit #mybookfeatures #youngadult — view on Instagram http://bit.ly/2RIYNQp
How gorgeous is the ARC of my new #DCINK book with @_picolo TEEN TITANS: RAVEN?? 🌟
I can’t tell you how much I love this book, you guys! I’m so proud of it and I can’t wait for you all to read it!🌟
Pre-order link in my insta bio & on my website. @dccomics — view on Instagram http://bit.ly/2HiqFa2
Today only, get #ReadyPlayerOne ebook for $2.99 from your favorite ebook retailer.
#bookdeals #books #scifibooks #ebooks — view on Instagram http://bit.ly/2QQ8ih8
Just a little snow.
First big snowstorm of the year.
#googlepixel #nightsight https://ift.tt/2Sa1Aij
The nice people at Paperless Post gave us some coins to use and check out their site and the discover the digital cards they offer.
PaperlessPost.com is a digital card or “e-card” site that offers a premium custom digital card experience. PTB has been on the receiving end of their cards in the past, but we’d never really dug into all they have to offer. It was a ton of fun going through all…
. @juliekagawaauthor at @andersonsbookshop talking about her new book SHADOW OF THE FOX.
@harlequinteen — view on Instagram https://ift.tt/2QMVuna
. @juliekagawaauthor at @andersonsbookshop talking about her new book SHADOW OF THE FOX.
@harlequinteen (at Anderson’s Bookshop)
Hank started out by reading some of #AART @penguinbooks @penguinrandomhouse @hankgreen (at Revel Fulton Market)
. @hankgreen has arrived! #AART @penguinbooks @penguinrandomhouse (at Revel Fulton Market)
The @hankgreen #AART Chicago starts in an hour! Special guest tonight is @johngreenwritesbooks — view on Instagram https://ift.tt/2OYH7vN
The @hankgreen #AART Chicago starts in an hour! Special guest tonight is @johngreenwritesbooks (at Revel Fulton Market)
. @debharkness talking about how she wanted to continue writing the all souls trilogy. @adow #TimesConvert (at St. Louis County Library)
L-R: Chubs (SKYLAN BROOKS), Zu (MIYA CECH), Ruby (AMANDLA STENBERG) and Liam (HARRIS DICKINSON) in Twentieth Century Fox’s THE DARKEST MINDS. Photo credit: Daniel McFadden.
THE DARKEST MINDS ARRIVES ON 4K ULTRA HD, BLU-RAY™, & DVD ON OCTOBER 30
Get a Limited Edition #OwnYourFuture Friendship Bracelet, included with specially marked Blu-Ray editions, while supplies last.
We’re partnering with Disney Book Group to giveaway a THE STORM RUNNER MAGIC, MAYHEM, AND MAYA MYTHOLOGY prize pack! We love that Rick Riordan is bringing epic and diverse stories to life through his new Rick Riordan Presents imprint at Disney Book Group.
THE STORM RUNNER by J. C. Cervantes is out now, get your copy today!
About THE STORM…
I didn’t waste my shot this time, I got my tickets and I saw Hamilton the American Musical in Chicago.
A year ago I won the lottery to the hit musical in Chicago. This was pre-app, where the way you found out you won was through email. I was totally bummed out that I missed the email and didn’t get to buy the tickets. But my luck came back and I won the lottery again!
Side note, if you don’t have the Hamilton App, GO DOWNLOAD NOW! it makes it super easy to enter the lottery in whatever city all in one place. But if you cant download the app, you can enter the lottery online as well. Click HERE to enter.
I had been entering the lottery pretty much every day since losing last summer. The App has made it so much easier with notifications. I had gotten so used to the “It’s only a matter of time” message that when I got something different I did a double take. Buying the tickets through the app was super easy. And my boyfriend and I got to see Hamilton for $20 + tax, CRAZY!
The tickets we got were for the 2nd row on a Friday night show. My boyfriend was super cute. Our tickets said obstructed view, and this being is first musical, he had no clue what to expect. Have you guessed what our obstruction was? Yep, the stage. He was a little shocked our tickets were so close to the stage.
The CIBC theatre is amazing and beautiful. And was a great setting for the show. The show starts with King George asking everyone to turn off their cell phones and all that good stuff, and then you are off to the races.
I, like most of the world, has listened to the soundtrack quite a bit, but seeing the staging of the show brought the music and lyrics to life. The staging of Dear Theodosia was simple and perfect. Helpless into Satisfied, OMG those turntables! The bits of the show that aren’t included in the soundtrack are heartbreaking. The show is just amazing.
If Lin-Manuel Miranda is the brainy Hamilton and Javier Munoz is the sexy Hamilton, Miguel Cervantes is the “young, scrappy and hungry” Hamilton, and the Son’s of Liberty totally followed Miguel’s lead. I left like the show was so Chicago. Miguel was like a boxer on that stage dancing around his opponents and being larger than life. Ebrin R. Stanley as Hercules Mulligan/James Madison was pure perfection. The way he styled his beany, LOVED IT! Jin Ha as Aaron Burr, you could see the tension and frustration rising up. And I totally got the point that Burr didn’t stand for anything, he went where the wind blew for him to move up and have the success he was seeing others achieve.
And Andrew Call as King George, I have no words. The King George songs on the soundtrack are cheeky and slightly mad, but Andrew brought it to a whole new level. His facial features and shoulder moves and the way he held the royal scepter, and the way he delivered the lyrics made the character so much more. He was amazing.
Being in the second row was the perfect way to see the show for the first time. We were right there and were forced to follow the action and look right and who was telling the story at that moment. The obstructed view didn’t let you see the floor of the stage or the back half, so you aren’t as overwhelmed by the pageantry of it all. It also gave an amazing look at the costumes. I can’t wait to see it again in October (we snagged unobstructed balcony seats for our birthday weekend) and be able to take it all in.
We even stage doored after the show and met some of the cast.
I highly recommend checking out Hamilton if you can. Everyone in the audience is excited to be there and the cast is excited to share their craft and the amazing production with you.There’s a Million Things I haven’t Done, but Seeing Hamilton isn’t One of Them. I didn’t waste my shot this time, I got my tickets and I saw Hamilton the American Musical in Chicago.
Today, we’re featuring Mary E. Pearson’s Dance of Thieves. We are absolutely thrilled to be part of her blog tour. We loved her previous series, The Remnant Chronicles in fact, Kiss of Deception remains amongst our very favorite fantasy stories, so reading another series set in the same world is exciting to say the least.
You can tell from the synopsis that we meet two characters from two very…
Guess I’m going to see @hamiltonmusical tomorrow!
Hehe, eeeeeee! .
@sophieriggsby @thehamilcast #hamilton #hamiltonmusical #hamiltonchicago #broadwayinchicago @broadwayinchicago — view on Instagram https://ift.tt/2LTKq5I
How crazy of a night must this have been? Congrats @tadeyemibooks and the whole team! (Head over to Molly’s Instagram to see more pics!) #Regram @mollybeedenim
Some work days are better than others! #childrenofbloodandbone #tonightshowsummerreads #thesharpieismightierthanthesword — view on Instagram https://ift.tt/2JVNvAF
NEWS: I have a new book for adults in the works with John Joseph Adams at @hmhbooks! Go to the link in my bio for more info, courtesy of @entertainmentweekly. I am so excited to share The Chosen One with you guys. Special thanks to my badass agent @josvolpe at @newleafliterary for making this happen! 🎉📚 #books #bookstagram #booksofinstagram #divergent #carvethemark #veronicaroth #scifi #scifibooks #bookworm #instabook — view on Instagram https://ift.tt/2mLQzG4
What are your 5 words? #FindYourStory with @ireadya week. Check out our instastory to learn how you can participate. New challenges all week long.
#booksofinstagram #bookstagram #ireadya #challenge #yabooks — view on Instagram https://ift.tt/2KWSJAw