It’s July 1, so it’s time to switch things up on my B.O.M. (Book of the Month) page. I am really excited for one particular book this month, and you can probably guess it by the photo header with the Darkling’s famous words to Alina in the GrishaVerse: “Make me your villain.” Yes, my theme this month is VILLAINS thanks to the July release of…
Because You Love to Hate Me: 13 Tales of Villainy
Leave it to the heroes to save the world–villains just want to rule the world.
In this unique YA anthology, thirteen acclaimed, bestselling authors team up with thirteen influential BookTubers to reimagine fairy tales from the oft-misunderstood villains’ points of view.
These fractured, unconventional spins on classics like “Medusa,” Sherlock Holmes, and “Jack and the Beanstalk” provide a behind-the-curtain look at villains’ acts of vengeance, defiance, and rage–and the pain, heartbreak, and sorrow that spurned them on. No fairy tale will ever seem quite the same again!
Featuring writing from . . .
Authors: Renée Ahdieh, Ameriie, Soman Chainani, Susan Dennard, Sarah Enni, Marissa Meyer, Cindy Pon, Victoria Schwab, Samantha Shannon, Adam Silvera, Andrew Smith, April Genevieve Tucholke, and Nicola Yoon
BookTubers: Benjamin Alderson (Benjaminoftomes), Sasha Alsberg (abookutopia), Whitney Atkinson (WhittyNovels), Tina Burke (ChristinaReadsYA blog and TheLushables), Catriona Feeney (LittleBookOwl), Jesse George (JessetheReader), Zoë Herdt (readbyzoe), Samantha Lane (Thoughts on Tomes), Sophia Lee (thebookbasement), Raeleen Lemay (padfootandprongs07), Regan Perusse (PeruseProject), Christine Riccio (polandbananasBOOKS), and Steph Sinclair & Kat Kennedy (Cuddlebuggery blog and channel).
First things first. Make sure to add it to your Goodreads.
As I did last month, all of my themed posts will be listed here for easy reference. So far these is only a Waiting on Wednesday, but more will be arriving through the next few weeks!
#TopTenTuesdays: Top Ten YA Villains (Villain Theme Post)
Weekend Road Trip: Villain Lairs! (Villain Theme Post)