Goodreads reading goal & favorite books of 2018

How many books are on your Goodreads reading goal this year? With only a month and a half left to go are you set to meet your goal? Sara is aiming for 35 and is well on her way with 30 read so far. Stacy is aiming for 30 and hopes to make it with…

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We are writing! A brief glimpse at our current projects

We’re writing! That’s right, both bloggers here at BSR have been hard at work on our first novels for a couple of years now. Oh, how we wish we could work on them full time instead of an hour here and an hour there! But we’ve made progress slowly but surely and are both in…

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Clean YA books for teens, tweens, or anyone

There is a particular conversation that keeps cropping up between Stacy and I (the editors of this website…who both happen to be moms of young teens) and many of our readers: the face of YA is changing. There is no doubt about it. Young Adult books are becoming more and more mature, and the trend…

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Are romantic comedies making a comeback?

Is it just us, or have we experienced the death of the romantic comedy the last few years? Where’s the next How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days, Sweet Home Alabama, or The Wedding Planner? Don’t fear: A new romantic comedy is finally here! And guess what? Like so many great movies, it’s based…

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Our favorite books of 2017 and our most anticipated of 2018

Hello from Book Series Recaps! Sara and Stacy here and we are delivering the latest news, recaps, and fun stuff from the bookish universe straight to your inbox. This post is part of our quarterly email newsletter.  If you are not already signed up to receive our emails, you should do that now! Scroll down…

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Recent additions to our Favorites lists at Goodreads

Hello from Book Series Recaps! Sara and Stacy here and we are delivering the latest news, recaps, and fun stuff from the bookish universe straight to your inbox. This post is part of our quarterly email newsletter.  If you are not already signed up to receive our emails, you should do that now! Scroll down…

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Writing Update and NaNoWriMo 2017 Prep

We’re checking in as fall quickly approaches to give a writing update and talk about NaNoWriMo 2017 prep. Did you meet your writing goal last November? If so, have you stuck with your project and continued to write and/or edit since then? We wanted to see what progress our readers (and fellow writers!) 🙂 have made…

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Obsidio Cover Reveal – The Illuminae Files #3

The cover for Obisidio, the third installment of  The Illuminae Files, has been revealed! The cover for the third book in authors Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff’s series The Illuminae Files has been revealed!  I expected it to be a bright color but I still love the black, white and tan that they went with.  I…

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Tower of Dawn Cover Reveal – Throne of Glass #6

Tower of Dawn cover is revealed! The Cover for the sixth book in author Sarah J. Maas’ series Throne of Glass has been revealed!  I really like the–what is it…a medallion?–and the city in the background.  I admit I was wondering what direction they would go with it.  Would Chaol be on it like Aelin…

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