We were thrilled when ABRAMS asked us to help promote Untamed, the companion novel to the wildly popular Splintered trilogy by A. G. Howard. We had previously helped spread the word about Ensnared, the final book in the trilogy, and couldn’t wait to dive back down the rabbit hole!
As The Boston Globe put it, the Splintered series is “[b]rilliant, because it is ambitious, inventive, and often surprising — a contemporary reworking of Lewis Carroll’s “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland,’’ with a deep bow toward Tim Burton’s 2010 film version.”
What’s the best way to counteract “reluctant reader” traits? Make reading something kids and teens genuinely look forward to! Of course, curating a love for reading starts at home and in the classroom, but some kids need a little extra push. We all know that kids love opening gifts, so monthly subscription “book boxes” might be the perfect way to keep kids reading all year long!
With these book boxes, kids can experience the joy of opening presents along with the joy of discovering a great new book. If you have a reluctant (or avid) reader in your life, here are a few children’s and YA book subscription services you may want to try:
We are some major #booknerds over here in the AdBiblio office, so we really geek out when we get to help promote books ~about~ books!
Katarina Bivald’s The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend is a quirky, heartwarming story about a Swedish woman named Sara who travels to Iowa to meet her book-loving pen pal Amy. When she arrives to find that Amy’s funeral has just ended, Sara begins to dream of using Amy’s collection to open a bookshop in the small town of Broken Wheel.
Colleen Hoover’s new book November 9 was one of 2015’s most eagerly anticipated fall titles. Written by a #1 New York Times bestselling author and blending elements of Literary Fiction, Romance, and Suspense, we knew this novel would be a hit with a wide variety of readers!
When December has come to an end (along with all the holiday treats!) AdBiblio is ready to help you reach all of January’s new weight loss seekers, health and fitness enthusiasts and resolution makers!
Being a bookworm is pretty awesome – you get to “live” in all sorts of different worlds and time periods, your favorite characters become some of your best friends, and you’ll never get bored as long as you’ve got a book with you.
But it’s not all fun and games! Here are five of the #BookwormProblems plaguing readers around the world…
1. Your “To Read” list grows way faster than your “Read It” list.
Halloween is one of my favorite holidays and each year I look forward to seeing all the creative, elaborate and super fun costumes…on pets.
So in honor of this holiday and my absolute love for all things books and animals, I’ve scoured the web for the best literary pets costumes. It wasn’t easy to only pick 15, but here they are. Starting with the scariest of them all…