Finally Fall Book Tag 🍂

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The best time of year is finally here, reader friends! It’s fall, it’s October, and we’re celebrating this week with the Finally Fall Book Tag. 🍂

Questions

  1. In fall, the air is crisp and clear: name a book with a vivid setting!
  2. Nature is beautiful…but also dying: name a book that is beautifully written, but also deals with a heavy topic.
  3. Fall is back to school season: share a non-fiction book that taught you something new.
  4. In order to keep warm, it’s good to spend some time with the people we love: name a fictional family that you would like to be a part of.
  5. The colorful leaves are piling up on the ground: show us a pile of fall-colored spines!
  6. Fall is the perfect time for some storytelling by the fireside: share a book wherein somebody is telling a story.
  7. The nights are getting darker: share a dark, creepy read.
  8. The days are getting colder: name a short, heartwarming read that could warm up somebody’s cold and rainy day.
  9. Fall returns every year: name an old favorite that you would like to return to soon.
  10. Fall is the perfect time for cozy reading nights: share your favorite cozy reading “accessories!”
  11. Spread the autumn appreciation and tag some people!

Tagging

🖤 booked
🖤 Jashana C
🖤 Sophie Reads
🖤 crescentpages
🖤 burtsbooks
🖤 Emma Rosen Books
🖤 cynthiaspaperbackheart
🖤 Leslie Cardix
🖤 Libri Labra
🖤 ReadbyLiv

TAG CREATOR

#CoralineReadalong Announcement 🕸️

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I shared in my last post that I am hosting my first-ever readalong, the

Let me know in the comments if you plan to join me in reading the book, graphic novel, and watching the movie. 👌🏻

Here’s my announcement of the readalong on BookTube! 🖤

My First Readalong: #CoralineReadalong

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Eek! So I’m doing something new, reader friends.

9781408841754I’m hosting my first-ever readalong at the end of the month. 

I watch Coraline every October, and even though I’ve read the graphic novel, I’ve never read the actual book.

In my Books I’m Reading This Fall video, I talked about how I want to change that.

But I don’t wait to read this book alone.

Do you want to read and watch Coraline together? Let me know in the comments if you want to join the

Readalong Dates

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Books I’m Reading This Fall 🎃🕸️

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I’ve got the spooky, the creepy, the ghostly all on my TBR for the fall. 🍂

Let me know in the comments what you’re reading this season! 🖤

My #PimpMyBio for Pitch Wars

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First things first.

I’m Morgan Vega, and thanks for checking out my #PimpMyBio for Pitch Wars 2018!

ABOUT MY BOOK

My young adult contemporary SLEEPING AROUND is about a foster-care escapee searching to belong at college.

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Eighteen-year-old freshman CORA LI has never belonged—not with her unknown parents in Taiwan or at her past eleven foster homes. But Cora must belong at Borns College. She’s supposed to live in Harmony Hall, make good grades, and sit first chair violinist. She’s not supposed to show up on move-in day without a room, rejected from the music program. So when Residence Life shoves her into a temporary triple after effing up her room assignment, and one of her new roommates throws her out, she struggles to keep hold of her dream to belong. Cora begins sleeping around campus—from air mattresses to drainage tunnels—while waiting for reslife to call with an open room.

College feels like the foster care system Cora’s trying to escape, complete with incompetent adults and bitchy peers. Then her plummeting grades threaten her with academic probation. But despite her friendship fall-outs, messy romances, and lack of a room, Cora refuses to be another foster care statistic.

SLEEPING AROUND IS . . .

Emergency ContactStarfishPitch Perfect + sassy but insecure protagonist + foster care + quirky, small college + coffee shop + autumn + music + violin + unexpected friendships + toxic friendships + first love + wrong crowd + regret + mistakes + overcoming + pumpkin picking + strict professors + understanding foster parents + siblings + found families + diversity + bisexual rep + hope + belonging + independence + trust + identity + personal growth + character development

ABOUT ME

IMG_3948I’m currently a graduate student in the Writing, Rhetoric & Technical Communication program at James Madison University, where I also work full-time in career services. I’ll also be an intern at a publishing house this year!

Some of my favorite books are To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before and The Raven Boys, and some of my favorite shows are Stranger ThingsSupergirlPretty Little Liars, and the YouTube series Carmilla.

As a mentee, I’ll bring a dedicated, persistent work ethic. This book is near to my heart—as I went through a similar but less-traumatic experience in college—but I want to make this book the best it can be. Along with beta readers, critique partners, and sensitivity readers, I’ve taken this book as far as I can. I would be thrilled to be chosen as a mentee, and I would give my everything to this process.

Want to know even more? Check out How I Came Up with Sleeping Around and Why I Wrote Sleeping Around.