It’s that time of year again! The time of year where we share our favorite book releases. We had a hard time choosing our favorites because there were so many amazing young adult books released in 2022. Keep on reading to discover our top ten picks and honorable mentions. What was your favorite book of 2022? Let us know in the comments.Continue reading “The Top 10 YA Books of 2022”
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Holiday Gift Guide: 2022 YA Edition
Looking for some book gift ideas for the people in your life? We love to give and receive books. Check out the list of our recommended YA books. Some of these are even on our personal wish list this year.Continue reading “Holiday Gift Guide: 2022 YA Edition “
Review: I Must Betray You by Ruta Sepetys
Welcome to Romania. It’s 1989 and Eastern Europe is changing. However, Nicolae Ceaușescu remains in power in Romania, meaning citizens are oppressed. Cristian Florescu, a 17 year old student, just wants to be a writer and learn about the world outside Bucharest, Romania, but that dream feels impossible. Cristian is being watched by the Securitate and when they find him committing a crime, they have the chance to blackmail him into being an informer for the state.Continue reading “Review: I Must Betray You by Ruta Sepetys”
Ideal Inspiration Blogger Award Book Tag
Thank you to Past Midnight for nominating for this blogger award! Go check out her blog for more bookish content. We’re excited that is the second time we’ve been nominated!
- Thank the person who has nominated you and provide a link back to their blog
- Answer their questions
- Nominate other bloggers and ask them 5 new questions
- Notify the nominees through their blog by visiting and commenting on their blog
- List the rules and display the “Ideal Inspiration Blogger Award” logo
- Provide the link of the Award creator of the Ideal Inspiration Blogger award as Rising Star from: https://idealinspiration.blog
April 2022 Book Club: I Must Betray You by Ruta Sepetys
Before we discuss our latest book club pick, we wanted to share with our readers that April 1st was out three-year blogging anniversary! Thank you to everyone who has read our blog. We adore sharing our love of YA books and our readers make it possible. I’m All Booked Up has become bigger than we ever imagined!
Readers, let us know in the comments if you have recommendations for posts or books. Also, if you ever want to collaborate or do a guest post for us, send us a message though the Contact Us page. Again, thank you all and we’re excited to see where the next year of book blogging takes us.
I Must Betray You released February 1, 2022.Continue reading “April 2022 Book Club: I Must Betray You by Ruta Sepetys”
March 2022 Book Haul
Happy spring everyone! We’re celebrating the new season with a book haul. We’re super excited to share our recent buys with you and let us know in the comments if you’ve read any of these books.
1. Zodiac Academy: The Awakening as Told by the Boys by Caroline Peckham and Susanne Valenti
We reviewed Zodiac Academy: The Awakening back in February and we recently purchased a different version, which is told from perspectives of The Celestial Heirs instead of the Vega twins. We’re excited to learn more about Darius, Caleb, Max and Seth.Continue reading “March 2022 Book Haul”
Our Most Anticipated YA Books of 2022
It’s almost 2022, which means it’s almost time to read some of our most anticipated books. 2021 was an amazing reading year for us and we have a feeling 2022 will only get better. Check out the books that we can’t wait for this year and let us know in the comments if any are on your TBR.
Note: We already read two 2022 books, Love from Scratch and These Deadly Games. We rated both five stars and recommend everyone add them to their 2022 TBR!
1. Nothing More to Tell by Karen McManus
We’ll read anything that Karen McManus writes at this point! Nothing More to Tell follows Brynn, who left an elite school after her favorite teacher was murdered. Four years later, Brynn is determined to find exactly what happened. She knows someone at that school got away with murder, but who? McManus mysteries always keep us guessing and we can’t wait to pick this one up on August 30th.Continue reading “Our Most Anticipated YA Books of 2022”
YA Books That Will Give You European Wanderlust
Do you love traveling? So do we. In fact, since we don’t get to travel as much as we’d like, we find ourselves traveling through books.
We came up with a list of our 15 favorite young adult books set in Europe. We promise, reading these books will give you major wanderlust. Get inspired to visit some of our favorite cities, which include Paris and London.
Did we miss any of your favorite books set in Europe? Let us know in the comments.
This blog post is all about the best YA books set in Europe.
1. Anna and The French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins
Anna Oliphant is forced to leave Atlanta and spend her senior year of high school at a boarding school, the School of America in Paris (SOAP). At first she hates the idea of leaving her mom and brother, her best friend, and her crush (and hopefully future boyfriend.)
Upon arriving at SOAP, she quickly joins a group of friends that helps her explore the City of Lights and get over her fear of living in a foreign country. Almost instantly, Anna develops feelings for a member of the friend group, the charismatic, gorgeous (and very taken) Étienne St. Clair. Their friendship is tested when the two discover if being more than friends is in their future.Continue reading “YA Books That Will Give You European Wanderlust”