Monthly Archives: May 2012


Would Make a Cool Book Cover (3)

Would Make a Cool Book Cover (3)

29 May, 2012 | Mary @ TheBookSwarm | | 16 Comments

If you haven’t seen it already, YA author Kate Hart has a fantastic post on “Uncovering YA Covers” and, after compiling an amazing amount of data and statistics (props to the math gal!), created a color distribution chart as well as multiple infographics such as minority representation on 2011 covers, […]

Waiting On…STORMDANCER by Jay Kristoff

Waiting On…STORMDANCER by Jay Kristoff

23 May, 2012 | Mary @ TheBookSwarm | | 16 Comments

*drool* When I saw this book making its way through the blogosphere, I had an immediate, visceral reaction to it–WANT/DESIRE/BOOKLUST. Oh, yes, my friends. STORMDANCER is most definitely a lust-worthy book. And the cover does it justice, I think. Between the very fierce girl who looks like she’s preparing herself […]

SC Book Festival: AJ Scudiere

SC Book Festival: AJ Scudiere

16 May, 2012 | Mary @ TheBookSwarm | | 1 Comment

The South Carolina Book Festival is this weekend! It runs from May 18-20th this year, with a great lineup of authors–mostly Southern authors with a handful of around-the-country authors for good measure. One of our visiting authors is AJ Scudiere, author of GOD’S EYE, VENGEANCE, RESONANCE, and the newest thriller, PHOENIX. […]

Bout of Books: CURSED by Benedict Jacka

Bout of Books: CURSED by Benedict Jacka

15 May, 2012 | Mary @ TheBookSwarm | | 7 Comments

What I Read Last Night/Today: CURSED (Alex Verus #2) by Benedict Jacka Urban Fantasy 304 pages, paperback Available May 29, 2012 Publisher: Ace Review copy provided by publisher for honest review Since his second sight made him infamous for defeating powerful dark mages, Alex has been keeping his head down. […]

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