Giveaway Announcement! Win a Contemporary YA Prize Pack!

In many of our videos, Michaela and I have been hinting at doing a giveaway soon. SURPRISE! In honor of our very first joint review–and Michaela’s new job at Barnes and Noble, which is allowing her to host this giveaway–we’re giving away a prize pack of three contemporary novels!

If you missed it, me and Michaela’s first joint review was of John Green’s Paper Towns. In that vein, Michaela is graciously providing for this beautiful set of books:

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This giveaway ends March 5th and is US only. Sorry!

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January Reading Wrap Up + PopSugar Reading Challenge Status

Thesis Thursday is taking a break this week because lol I’m not doing that work yet, I’m lazy as hell. Anyways. This post is as much for you as it is me, because I realized that while Michaela has been keeping track of her PopSugar reads while she’s been going along, I’ve been winging it. Even if I did make myself a wonderful TBR and everything. So. Here’s where we stand right now.

I read 9 books in January. 7 were young adult novels, 1 was historical fiction and 1 was general fantasy. Somehow, I also managed to tick off SIX different PopSugar challenge boxes as well! Here’s how:

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Weekly Wrap Up + What We Read 1/31/16

It goes without saying that we are BACK with another weekly wrap up with what we read! Besides all our great posts, Michaela also out-read me by about 200%–though I do give you a sneak peek at a recent ARC I read!

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Betwixt the Books Review: “Paper Towns” by John Green

Look who’s here for our first joint video review! Today, Michaela and I are discussing Paper Towns by John Green! It also happened to work for our PopSugar challenge, though for different sections!

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Who is the real Margo?

Quentin Jacobsen has spent a lifetime loving the magnificently adventurous Margo Roth Spiegelman from afar. So when she cracks open a window and climbs into his life—dressed like a ninja and summoning him for an ingenious campaign of revenge—he follows. After their all-nighter ends, and a new day breaks, Q arrives at school to discover that Margo, always an enigma, has now become a mystery. But Q soon learns that there are clues—and they’re for him. Urged down a disconnected path, the closer he gets, the less Q sees the girl he thought he knew…

My overall rating: 3 stars | Michaela’s overall rating: 3 stars