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A Reminder: Making the Grade Has Moved!

This is a reminder to all my regular visitors and email subscribers:


Making the Grade now has our own domain at http://www.mtgreviews.com/.

AS A RESULT, ALL CURRENT EMAIL SUBSCRIBERS WILL HAVE TO RE-SUBSCRIBE over at the new domain in order to continue receiving email notifications about new blog posts.

To encourage you to subscribe over at the new domain, anyone who signs up by email on or before June 30, 2012 will be entered to win the following pile of books:

Die For Me by Amy Plum (Paperback)
Until I Die by Amy Plum (ARC)
Wonder Show by Hannah Barnaby (ARC)
Blackwatch by Jenna Burtenshaw (ARC)
Beautiful Darkness by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl (Hardcover)
The Magicians by Lev Grossman (Hardcover)

Sorry, since I will be mailing out these books myself, this giveaway is limited to email subscribers in the US only. But if you live in any other country, I still encourage you to receive email notifications, as there are (and will continue to be) plenty of giveaways that are open internationally.

So head on over to the new site and sign up by email today to enter the giveaway!
This can be done by entering your email into the right navigation bar on the new site. You will have to confirm your subscription by clicking on a link that will be sent to your mailbox. All new email subscriptions will be entered.

Please update your feeds and all bookmarks to reflect this change.

Thank you for continuing to follow Making the Grade as we grow bigger and better than ever before!

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Making the Grade Has Moved!

This is a note to all my regulars and email subscribers:


Making the Grade now has our own domain at http://www.mtgreviews.com/.

AS A RESULT, ALL CURRENT EMAIL SUBSCRIBERS WILL HAVE TO RE-SUBSCRIBE over at the new domain in order to continue receiving email notifications about new blog posts.

To encourage you to subscribe over at the new domain, anyone who signs up by email on or before June 30, 2012 will be entered to win the following pile of books:

Die For Me by Amy Plum (Paperback)
Until I Die by Amy Plum (ARC)
Wonder Show by Hannah Barnaby (ARC)
Blackwatch by Jenna Burtenshaw (ARC)
Beautiful Darkness by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl (Hardcover)
The Magicians by Lev Grossman (Hardcover)

Sorry, since I will be mailing out these books myself, this giveaway is limited to email subscribers in the US only. But if you live in any other country, I still encourage you to receive email notifications, as there are (and will continue to be) plenty of giveaways that are open internationally.

So head on over to the new site and sign up by email today to enter the giveaway!
This can be done by entering your email into the right navigation bar on the new site. You will have to confirm your subscription by clicking on a link that will be sent to your mailbox. All new email subscriptions will be entered.

Please update your feeds and all bookmarks to reflect this change.

You may go directly to some recent posts on the new site by clicking below:

Thank you for continuing to follow Making the Grade as we grow bigger and better than ever before!

Weekly Roundup (4) + Book Haul! (vlog)

WINNING!

It’s been two weeks since my last vlog. Two wonderful weeks of #winning!!

THANK You to Houghton Mifflin Harcourt for the review copies received this week. Also a HUGE thank you to Lisa Burstein, Elizabeth Richards, Diana Peterfreund, Gina Damico, Susanne Winnacker, HarperTeen, YA Books Central, Sourcebooks Fire, IceyBooks, Penguin USA and Colleen Houck for all the items won/gifted! Whew!

Blog Links Mentioned in this Video:

Books Mentioned:

For Review:

Scorch by Gina Damico (ARC)
The Hallowed Ones by Laura Bickle (ARC)
The Suburban Strange by Nathan Kotecki (ARC)
Blind Spot by Laura Ellen (ARC)
Sons of the 613 by Michael Rubens (ARC)

Purchased:

Pretty Amy by Lisa Burstein (Paperback)

Won:

The Other Life by Susanne Winnacker (Signed)
Tiger’s Voyage by Colleen Houck (UK Version, Signed)
Die for Me by Amy Plum (Paperback)
Until I Die by Amy Plum (ARC)
The Vicious Deep by Zoraida Cordova
Bitterblue by Kristin Cashore
Embrace by Jessica Shirvington

+ LOTS of Swag!

Bloggers Mentioned in this Post:
Hafsah from IceyBooks and YA Books Central