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By: Melanie | February 14, 2016 | (48) Comments

shadowhunters

So, if you’re like me and just never have been interested in owning a copy of The Mortal Instruments (now called Shadowhunters) by Cassie Clare because of how… er… not-so-great the old covers were – never fear! Because let me tell you people, The Mortal Instruments got a makeover AND THEY ARE JUST ASDFGHJFDSKFBKSDNDSJF. Here’s a few to feast your eyes on.   I adore them, I really do. In fact, I might just go and grab a set of these new shiny […]

By: Melanie | January 16, 2016 | (59) Comments

midnight blogging 101

Midnight Blogging 101 is a sporadic feature where we share advice, tips and tricks for your blog. ——— Hello people of the universe! Sorry about our absence over the past few days. Our web host – RFE Hosting – had some issues with hackers and all the sites they look after went down, ours being one of them. BUUUUT that issue was fixed yesterday, thankfully, and we are back! (completely intentional .gif choice because THE 100 IS COMING BACK SOON AND I […]

By: Melanie | January 9, 2016 | (80) Comments

co-blogger-search

The time has come to search for a new co-blogger! Celine and I need help to hold up this Midnightian book fort, so we’ve decided to open up applications in search for a new Midnightian aka co-blogger! Come and join us in our shenanigans and fun. What’s in it for you You’ll have a platform in which you can post book reviews, discussion posts etc… anything, as long as it is book-related Access to YA Midnight Reads’ blog statistics for ARCs and […]

By: Melanie | January 7, 2016 | (68) Comments

2016resolutions

It’s 2016! (Well… it has been for a whole week now but shhhhhhh let’s forget how delayed this post is.) I’m one of those people who are super duper enthusiastic at the start of each year, have everything organised and planned and am already falling behind in homework and life in general the first week in. I’m one of those people who buy gazillions of planners and diaries at the start of the year and never touch a single one of them […]

By: Melanie | January 5, 2016 | (50) Comments

thumbnail-review

Last year in January (2015) I made a plan to read one short story per month from this anthology/collection/book-thingy (seeing as there were 12 stories and I thought that would be cool (it’s really not)) And, like most of my other plans, it totally failed. So here I am in January 2016 reading my way through the last bunch of stories all in one go because damn, this book has been sitting on my bedside table for long enough. Anyway, I ended […]

By: Melanie | December 21, 2015 | (117) Comments

YA Midnight Reads Turns 3

Once upon a time, on the 21st of December in 2012, we were told the world was supposed to end. And what did little 13 y/o Melanie do? She made a book blog, why of course. And let’s be honest, it was one of the greatest ideas she’s ever had. And here we are, celebrating YA Midnight Reads’ Third Blogversary. WHOOOT!!! Mel The past few years of my life haven’t been the easiest in terms of life outside blogging and all – […]

By: Melanie | December 18, 2015 | (26) Comments

Lady Helen tour

Thanks to the lovely people at HarperCollins Australia for organising this tour! Hey guys! Today I’m here with a super awesome author – she wrote award-winning duology Eon and Eona, and publising in January next year is Lady Helen and the Dark Days Club. (But for us Australians, it was already published on the 14th of December – whoop!) Her newest novel is set in the 19th century London with a paranormal twist; trust me guys, it’s super fabulous. So anyway, on […]

By: Melanie | December 16, 2015 | (46) Comments

The Guide to Surviving a Book Buying Ban

Welcome, my fellow booknerds, to the guide you’ve all been looking for… THE GUIDE TO SURVIVING A BOOK BUYING BAN. Yup, we’ve all been there. The time when you ‘accidentally’ walked right into a bookstore or ‘accidentally’ clicked on that enticing email link that The Book Depository sent you… AND BOUGHT ALL THE BOOKS. It happens. You go book crazy… and then completely broke. *nods sagely* Step 1 Set a goal for yourself. How long are you planning to be on this […]

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