Smugglers Stash

Smugglers’ Stash & News

Hello everyone and Happy Sunday! Let’s get down to business, shall we?

Cool Things That Happened Last Week:

Lady Business+ Light

In case you missed it, two cool things happened this past week. First, Ana was a guest on the awesome Lady Business+ Podcast, talking about the best books of 2013 so far, the most highly anticipated books in the second half of the year, and other general fan geekery. We highly recommend you check it out!

The other cool thing that happened was on Friday, when Thea her her young adult (14 year old) sister did a joint review/discussion of Michael Grant’s Light, the last book in series they both love. Spoiler alert: Thea’s little sister Tara is kind of AMAZING. You can read the review HERE.

Giveaway Winners:

We have a giveaway winner to announce! The winner of a copy of The Glass Puzzle is…

Glass Puzzle

Genevieve Schloesser

Congratulations You know the drill. Send us an email with your snail mail address and we’ll get your winnings out to you as soon as possible.

This Week on The Book Smugglers:

On Monday, Ana kicks off the week with a review of period horror novel, Into the Grey plus a guest post from author Celine Kiernan.

Into the Grey Celine Kiernan

Tuesday, Thea takes over with a review of science fiction thriller Linked by Imogene Hobson.

Linked (UK) Linked (US)

On Wednesday, it’s time for our official Old School Wednesday Readalong! This time, we review Archer’s Goon by Dinana Wynne Jones (we are very excited).

Archer's Goon (ebook) Archer's Goon

On Thursday, for reals this time, it is Ana’s turn as she has a bonafide Middle Grade Review Bonanza. She reviews Binny For Short by Hilary Mckay, Rump by Liesl Shurtliff, and Aesop’s Secret by Claudia White.

Binny for Short Rump

AND on Friday we close out the week with a joint review of YA fantasy novel All Our Pretty Songs by Sarah McCarry (aka The Rejectionist). Plus, Thea is over at Kirkus with a review of Paradox by A.J. Paquette.

All Our Pretty Songs Paradox

That’s it from us! Until tomorrow, we remain…


Barbara Gordon by Francisco Perez (aka Pac 23)

~ Your Friendly Neighborhood Book Smugglers

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  • Lisa (heylisarenee)
    July 28, 2013 at 3:17 pm

    Just here to let you know I’m nerding out SO HARD over the Barbra Gordon action there. LOVE HER. And all Batman things forever and ever amen.

    Have a great week, y’all!

  • Lexa Cain
    July 28, 2013 at 11:27 pm

    That’s an ambitious and fun schedule you have lined up. I haven’t heard of any of the books, so I’ll have to come back and check out what you both have to say about them. 🙂

  • Birdy& Bambi
    July 29, 2013 at 7:39 am

    Great blog!
    I’m wondering: Do book lovers necessarily have to be book collectors?
    I tried to get rid of my books and failed miserably
    What do you think?

    Love from Germany,

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