I love pretty covers. I get sucked in all the time when a book has a particularly eye-catching cover. I saw that for the LGBT Challenge in July it is REWIND Month – a chance to catch up on any discussion topics you may have missed in previous months. I only signed up for this challenge in May (after taking part in LGBT Month in April) so I never got a chance to take part in the cover discussion (which took part in March). So…I am taking part now!
Now, I have waxed lyrical about my favourite LGBT covers when I took part in LGBT Month so I am going to do something different here. Specifically, I am going to look at cover re-designs (and give my opinions on them). Sounds fun right? Awesome! 😀
Title: Fan Art
Author: Sarah Tregay
Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books
Published Date: June 17 2014
Genre: Contemporary YA, LGBT
Source: I bought it!
When the picture tells the story…
Senior year is almost over, and Jamie Peterson has a big problem. Not college—that’s all set. Not prom—he’ll find a date somehow. No, it’s the worst problem of all: he’s fallen for his best friend.
As much as Jamie tries to keep it under wraps, everyone seems to know where his affections lie, and the giggling girls in art class are determined to help Jamie get together with Mason. But Jamie isn’t sure if that’s what he wants—because as much as Jamie would like to come clean to Mason, what if the truth ruins everything? What if there are no more road trips, taco dinners, or movie nights? Does he dare risk a childhood friendship for romance?
This book is about what happens when a picture reveals what we can’t say, when art is truer than life, and how falling in love is easy, except when it’s not. Fan Art explores the joys and pains of friendship, of pressing boundaries, and how facing our worst fears can sometimes lead us to what we want most.
OK, I know I have just recently completed a survey but I spotted this one at Christy’s Book Addiction and just had to take it!
Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine, that showcases the upcoming releases that we are eagerly anticipating.
My pick for this week is:
Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme created by The Broke and The Bookish. This week’s theme is:
Top Ten Authors I Own The Most Books From
The new season of Teen Wolf has just begun, and you know exactly what that means: way too much eye candy to handle. In order to help cope with all your feelings — and all those abs — it’s high time to get down to business. Should you go for an Alpha? A Beta? An Omega? Or just, you know . . . Stiles?
Chami and Ely over at A Book So Fathomless created the Mid-Year Book Freakout, a mid-year survey where you pretty much get to gush about your favourite books that you have read so far this year. Sounds fun – sign me up!!
Stacking The Shelves – a weekly meme hosted by Tynga’s Reviews
Here are the rules:
Stacking The Shelves is all about sharing the books you are adding to your shelves, may it be physical or virtual. This means you can include books you buy in physical store or online, books you borrow from friends or the library, review books, gifts and of course ebooks!
- Participants are to create their own Stacking the Shelves post and link bank to Tynga’s Reviews so more people can join the fun!
- Posts can be laid out any way you want.
- The host site posts updates on a Saturday but bloggers taking part can post any day they choose.
- Visit Tynga’s Reviews on a Saturday and add your link.
- Visit other participants sites to find out what they have added!
The rules are simple and it is a really fun way to showcase your books and see what other bloggers are excited about this week! Not to mention the fact that it is a good way to interact with and get to know other bloggers!
I have been tagged for the Social Media Book Tag by the lovely Chelsea @ Books For Thought. Thanks Chelsea!! This tag was originally devised by FaultyDevices on YouTube and looks like a lot of fun (I personally LOVE doing tags)!
WWW Wednesdays is a weekly meme hosted by Should Be Reading
To play along, just answer the following three (3) questions…
1. What are you currently reading?
2. What did you recently finish reading?
3. What do you think you’ll read next?
I am already taking part in quite a few memes but this one looked like a lot of fun so I couldn’t pass up the chance to take part!