Recap: Cress Book Tour with Marissa Meyer

Last Monday, Indigo Yorkdale welcomed back Marissa Meyer to Toronto promoting the release of the third book in her Lunar Chronicles series, Cress. It was almost exactly a year ago that the charming author was in town to promote Scarlet – how quickly a year flies by. While last year’s crowd was predictably big, especially […]

Recap: Scarlet Book Tour with Marissa Meyer

Showing up at Indigo Yorkdale this past Saturday just after 10am, I thought that would be plenty of time to get a good spot before Marissa Meyer’s 12pm signing. Little did I know that Wendy and I were certainly not the first to arrive! We spotted Ardo (A Wordsmith), Siobhan (Conversations of a Reading Addict), […]

Upcoming Author Events: the Breathless Reads tour, Megan Crewe & Marissa Meyer!

Toronto’s going to be pretty busy in the next few weeks with some exciting YA author events! First one is this Sunday, where Razorbill is teaming up with Faze Magazine to host the Breathless Reads tour stop at the Opera House in downtown Toronto. Come out on February 17 from 2-5pm to see: Andrea Cremer, […]

Review: Scarlet (Lunar Chronicles #2) by Marissa Meyer

When we last left off from the first book, Cinder has found herself now in prison after being captured at Prince Kai’s ball. While she is plotting her escape in New Beijing, Scarlet Benoit over in France is searching for her missing grandmother. During her investigations, she encounters a streetfighter named Wolf who apparently knows […]

Contest & Event: Bringing YA to You!

Have you ever wished that a big YA book tour would make a stop in your hometown? Well, here’s your chance for that wish to come true! YA2U is a program that features five award-winning and best-selling authors who are holding a contest to see what city they should visit in an exclusive tour stop! The authors […]

Swoon-Worthy Sundays: The Cinder Paperback

Why is Cinder, the paperback release, my feature this week on Swoon-Worthy Sundays? Not only is it a fantastic sci-fi fairy-tale retelling by Marissa Meyer, with the sequel – Scarlet – coming out in February, but many of us who had submitted our review links of Cinder to Macmillan just got an email yesterday that our blog […]

Live Chat recap: Marissa Meyer, author of Cinder

Hosted by Raincoast Books out in British Columbia, fellow Canadian YA bloggers got the chance to have a live webinar chat with Marissa Meyer, author of Cinder! At 3:30 PST (6:30 EST), bloggers from all across Canada logged onto the webinar, and dialed into a 1-888 number to hear the live feed. After a barrage […]

Review: Cinder by Marissa Meyer

A re-imagining of the famous fairy tale, Cinder takes place in New Beijing – where it’s been over a century since World War 4 and humans & androids coexist precariously in a land where a plague runs rampant. Cinder, the best cyborg mechanic there is, is blamed by her stepmother for her stepsister’s illness. Shunned by […]


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