Did THE TODAY SHOW Snub Award Winning Authors For Snooki?

| Jan 14 | 4 Comments

Lately the two big stories in the book world have been the censoring of Huck Finn and the new book by Jersey Shore star Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi. And just when I thought things couldn’t get worse, I saw this Publisher’s Weekly article that wonders if the recent Newbery and Caldecott Medalists were bumped from The Today Show in favor of Snooki. Sigh. So here’s the […]

MORE

POLL: Which YA Based Movie Are You Most Excited About?

| Jan 12 | 5 Comments

Everyone here at Daemon’s Books is super excited about the upcoming movie release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2—it even inspired our Harry Potter challenge—but that’s not the only YA novel adaptation hitting theaters in 2011. Some awesome YA books are going to be showing up on the big screen very soon, and we want to know which one you are most […]

MORE

How Many Books Are You Going To Read in 2011?

Isn’t that the question that all book lovers ask themselves every beginning of the year? It’s the time for new resolution and also a great time to be very optimistic about how much time we will be able to devote to reading. This year is the first year I decided to actually set a goal for myself. I feel like I haven’t been able to […]

MORE

MATCHED by Ally Condie Discussion and Spoilers

I decided to read MATCHED by Ally Condie after the great review by Kristen and hearing so many good things about it. And I am so glad I did because I absolutely loved it. This is definitely one of my favorite books this year and I cannot wait for the next book in the series to come out. But until then, I thought I would […]

MORE

2011 Young Adult Reading Challenge

2011 Young Adult Reading Challenge

As some of you know might already know, Daemon’s Books is hosting its very first challenge this year (the Harry Potter 2011 Book Challenge) and since I am really excited about it, it inspired me to try and sign up for another challenge. And so I decided to take part in the 2011 Young Adult Reading Challenge hosted by For The Love of YA. However, […]

MORE

Harry Potter 2011 Book Challenge Begins…

Harry Potter Challenge 2011 - Daemon's Books

HAPPY NEW YEAR Everyone and Welcome to the beginning of the Harry Potter 2011 Book Challenge! We are so excited to start the challenge and are really looking forward to sharing our reading experience with all of you. Book – Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone Starting today, January 1, 2011 until January 31, 2011, we will be reading Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone […]

MORE

Sandie’s 2010 Year End Book Wrap-Up

Sandie's 2010 Year End Wrap-Up

Only a couple of days left and we’ll officially be in 2011. But before 2010 ends, Kristen inspired me to do my own 2010 wrap up by answering the fun survey created by Jamie at The Perpetual Page-Turner. Turns out I read a lot of comic book this year, more than books, so I decided to separate the comic books, from regular books for some […]

MORE

Kristen’s 2010 Year-End Wrap-Up

| Dec 29 | 2 Comments

Jamie at The Perpetual Page-Turner has created a fun survey about the books and reading experiences you’ve had in 2010. I thought this would be a good way to review everything I’ve read this past year, so here are my answers. 1. Best book of 2010? The Passage by Justin Cronin 2. Worst book of 2010? One book I wish I hadn’t spent my money […]

MORE

VIDEO: Books For Christmas Kid Flip Out

Books For Christmas

Check out this pretty hilarious video of a kid getting books for Christmas instead of toys. At first, I felt like the kid was being a bit of a brat but after reading what one of the parent had to say, I felt that it was I who needed to chill out. Parental statement (source): After opening a whole bunch of toys, my son 3 […]

MORE

Kristen’s Favorite Books of 2010

| Dec 22 | 3 Comments

I always have fun reading through end of the year “Best of” lists, so I thought I’d create one of my own. You won’t find any of these books on The New York Times Best Books of 2010, but whatever. These are the books I enjoyed reading the most this year, and I highly recommend them to you too. Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins The third […]

MORE