Top Ten Things John Corey Whaley Cannot Live Without

The Social Potato welcomes John Corey Whaley to the bLoG I heard many amazing things about Where Things Come Back so when I heard about Highly Illogical Behavior, I knew I needed it in my life. Boy was I right. Highly Illogical Behavior is a phenomenal novel that explores mental illness in a way that doesn’t gloss over how […]

[Blog Tour] Review: A Totally Awkward Love Story by Tom Ellen and Lucy Ivison

Reasons you need this book 1. It is FUCKING HILARIOUS. It’s also just got a very different sense of humor found in American YA novels. The straight-forward, British humor made me LOL a lot. Also British humor in general is pretty great. Lots of LOLs to be had.  2. It is Sex-positive. It isn’t just […]

[Blog Tour]Review: Up From the Sea by Leza Lowitz

I’ve been doing this thing over the past couple years where if I read a narrative told in a series of poems, I usually attempt to write a review in a similar way. Here goes nothing! Flipping through the pages. My heart racing, hoping Kai will survive. Hoping I will survive. Coping seems hard and […]

[Blog Tour:] The Smell of Other People’s Houses by Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock

A couple months ago, I got a chance to read The Smell of Other People’s Houses and fell in love with the book so when I got a chance to ask Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock to write a guest post, I was excited!  Please welcome, Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock to THE SOCIAL POTATO.  What does a house represent for you […]

[Blog tour] + [PH Giveaway] TELL ME THREE THINGS by Julie Buxbaum – My first 5 star book in 2016! LEGIT HERE, YO!

The deepest smile on my face, the lightest feeling I’ve had for the longest while, a warmness surrounding my heart… these were the things I’ve felt while AND after reading this book. I went from “Hmmm, this is interesting!” to “OMFG THIS IS THE CUTEST!!! MY HEART!!! ASDFGHJKL;” in like a fraction of a second once the […]

(Blog Tour + Giveaway): The One Where You Find Out What Alison Goodman’s Favorite Dessert is

The Social Potato welcomes you to a fun game of WOULD YOU RATHER with Alison Goodman A couple years ago, Alison Goodman stole my heart with Eon so when I found out she had a new book coming out, I WAS EXCITED. It seemed so different from the Eon series and I was looking forward to diving […]

Blog Tour: Anna and the Swallow Man by Gavriel Savit

I don’t read a lot of historical fiction but I absolutely adore middle grade novels so when I heard about Anna and the Swallow Man, I knew I was going to have a lot of feels and would probably need a lot of tissues. The book; however, turned out to be not exactly what I […]

[Blog Tour]: Nightfall by Jake Halpern and Peter Kujawinksi

The Social Potato welcomes you to the world of Nightfall, where dark things come crawling out once night falls… Today, the authors of this fantastically imagined book are here to talk about their biggest inspirations and how they contributed to the book. Peter Kujawinski My biggest inspiration as a writer is being a reader.  Growing up, […]