Hey everyone, are you here for Armchair BEA? :)
If you are, welcome to Cheezyfeet Books! My name is Bella, I'm 14, and I'm from the UK :) I wish I could go to BEA, but with school and BEA being in America, there was no chance :( Anyone else missing BEA in the UK? Let me know in the comments, and I'll be sure to go check out your blog! Or tweet me: @CheezyfeetBooks
My preferred genres are, if you couldn't already tell, YA! :D I love anything YA, whether it's paranormal, contemporary, historical, sci-fi, whatever, I don't care :D Paranormal and Dystopian are my favourite though :) What about you?
Some of my favourite books are Paranormalcy by Kiersten White and Divergent by Veronica Roth, though I don't think either of those authors will be at BEA... I also love Richelle Mead's Vampire Academy series, and I've included a little about her new book Bloodlines below :)
What am I excited about for BEA this year? Well, of course I'm looking forward to all the awesome books that we'll be hearing about in the next week or so, and I'm really looking forward to all the reviews of the books that the lucky people actually going to BEA will get to read and review :) I'm also looking forward to getting to know other bloggers more, either via the Twitter parties that are being organised this week, or by the blogger interviews on Wednesday (especially excited for these, it's just a shame that I'm not taking part :( Oh well!)
What do I hope will happen this week? Mostly, I want to make some new blogger friends! I love chatting to people about books online, it's so easy and there's not really anyone IRL that I can talk to apart from 1 or 2 school friends, and my parents, who, while they are interested, aren't quite interested enough ;) So I'm hoping to make some new friends, and to find some more awesome blogs!
Some mock inteview style questions about me:
What's your favouite TV programme?
Right now I have 3: Gossip Girl, 90210 and The Vampire Diaries :)
What are you listening to right now?
A playlist of P!nk, Taylor Swift, MIKA, KT Tunstall and Selena Gomez :)
Well, duh, but I love chocolate :D
One book everyone should read?
Ooh... There are so many! But I'll choose one that I didn't mention above, The Iron King by Julie Kagawa it's my favourite faery book ever :)
Do you have any other hobbies besides from reading?
Well, most of my time is taken up by reading/blogging, but when I'm not, I play flute and piano :)
Any guilty pleasures?
I'm addicted to CityVille :) I've said this more than once, but seriously, I cannot stop.
A few of the many books that I'm most excited to here about this week:
The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater - This one looks so amazing! Anything by Maggie is awesome, and I'm sure this one will be no exception :) It doesn't even have a synopsis yet, but the cover is so pretty... :)
Bloodlines by Richelle Mead - So jealous of everyone who gets a copy of this! The autographing session looks amazing, I cannot wait for this book, the Moroi and Strigoi world is one of my favourites :D This one is about Sydney protecting Jill Dragomir in a human school, so it'll be interesting to see how this one plays out when the book isn't set in a world that knows about vampires.
The Carrier of the Mark by Leigh Fallon - Again, so jealous of everyone who gets a copy of this :) If anyone at BEA sees this post, maybe bring me back a copy of these titles? I would seriously love you forever. :D No really, this book looks awesome and the cover is gorgeous, I can't wait to read it! :)
And those are all the books I'll post today, I'll post some more tomorrow :) Leave a link to your Armchair BEA introductory post in the comments, and I'll be sure to come visit you sometime this week! :D
Thanks for reading my post, and leave a comment below to introduce yourself! :) Don't be shy, I don't bite! Also, remember to visit Armchair BEA to visit the almost 400 blogs taking part :) And lastly, have an awesome Armchair BEA!