#YAReadAlong – May: Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

Every month, we choose a book to discuss over on Twitter with the hasthag #YAReadAlong. All month long, we fangirl, post favorite quotes, and then on the fourth Friday of the month we have a spoilery chat where we discuss all kinds of things together.

This month, we will be reading Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen! The group sort of freaked out when I(Sondra) said I’d never actually read it [I KNOW I KNOW] so we’re gonna have a throwback classic month!!

So be sure you grab a copy of the book, track the #YAReadAlong tag, and tweet out your favorite parts of the book. Then, of course, join in on the spoiler chat on May 22nd at 6pm central time!!

Add the book on GoodReads, and get your own copy at Barnes & Noble, Amazon, or the really cool thing about this month’s pick is you can read the whole thing for free on Project Gutenberg!

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Book Review: The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater

Written by: Maggie Stiefvater
Release Date: October 18, 2011
Pages: 336, hardcover
Series: Standalone
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It happens at the start of every November: the Scorpio Races. Riders attempt to keep hold of their water horses long enough to make it to the finish line. Some riders live. Others die.

At age nineteen, Sean Kendrick is the returning champion. He is a young man of few words, and if he has any fears, he keeps them buried deep, where no one else can see them.

Puck Connolly is different. She never meant to ride in the Scorpio Races. But fate hasn’t given her much of a chance. So she enters the competition — the first girl ever to do so. She is in no way prepared for what is going to happen.

 

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The Scorpio Races has been on my radar since it first came out; the cover was pretty freaking awesome, all my friends were huge Stiefvater fans, and murderous flesh-eating water horses do sound kind of cool. This summer, when I read the Raven Cycle and completely fell in love with Stiefvater’s writing, The Scorpio Races moved substantially higher on my to-read list. While my attachment to this book isn’t as deep as it is to The Raven Cycle, the Scorpio Races is still amazing. The book focuses on a boy and a girl whose paths intersect when they enter the Scorpio Races for their own reasons. The resulting story made me fall in love not only with Sean and Puck, but with their horses, Puck’s family, and Thisby Island itself
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#YAReadAlong – April: The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater

Every month, we choose a book to discuss over on Twitter with the hasthag #YAReadAlong. All month long, we fangirl, post favorite quotes, and then on the third Friday of the month we have a spoilery chat where we discuss all kinds of things together.

This month, we will be reading The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater! Get ready to have way too many feelings about flesh-eating water horses!

So be sure you grab a copy of the book, track the #YAReadAlong tag, and tweet out your favorite parts of the book. Then, of course, join in on the spoiler chat on April 24th!!

Add the book on GoodReads, and get your own copy at Barnes & Noble, or Amazon.

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