Thursday, November 10, 2011

What's Your Favorite Recent Read? Twitter-style!

Every Thursday, we post a question for our followers--and every Saturday, one of the commenters will be selected to choose a title from our Vault! ARCs, signed books, awesome books... Anything we have--you get to choose.

To enter, follow YA Confidential and please make sure that your email address is linked to your comment in some way! (So we can get in touch with you :)

Today's question:

What's the best book you've read in the past month--and why'd you love it, in 140 characters or less? (Bonus points if you tweet your answers with a #yaconfidential hashtag!)

Our answers:

Copil: The Wee Free Men by Terry Pratchett 
Uses evocative, smart language to create concepts that mess with your mindscape. He only does 2 things well: everything & everything else.

Sara: The Space Between by Brenna Yovanoff
Dark and twisty in both plot and prose. A really unique take on angels and demons. Brenna's books = things I'll buy as SOON as they're out.

Alexandra: Dearly Departed by Lia Habel
I don't need 140 characters, I can do it in one word: ZOMBIES.

Cambria: Serial (Uncut) by Jack Kilborn (J.A. Konrath IRL) & Blake Crouch
NOT YA, NOT a cupcake in sight & NOT what you want to read if you're going hitchhiking. Graphic, gory, squirmy. I loved it! (Picture books a definite palate cleanser afterward.)

Alison: The Strange Case of Origami Yoda by Tom Angleberger
Why? LOL funny, it is. Depicts perfectly that awkward stage called middle school, it does. Provided super fast, light-hearted read, it did. And it's YODA. Enough said.

Cristin: The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
After telling my dad all the reasons he should read The Hunger Games, I HAD to reread it myself. Still as unputdownable four reads later.

Karen: String Bridge by Jessica Bell
Lyrically beautiful but also tugs at the heartstrings.

Your turn!!

And no cheating past 140 characters. Unlike some of the operatives. 
*cough-Cambria-and-Alison-cough*

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