May & June 2022 Wrap-Up and Best of the Bunch

May & June 2022 Wrap-Up and Best of the Bunch

My Goings-On in May & June: Here are the things that stand out to me over the past two months: May was all about graduation and end-of-school events.  Danielle graduated high school. She’s off to Purdue in the fall! We had her graduation party last week. There was also a whole thing about banning someone from the link-ups that took up way too much of my brain power in May. I won’t go into it […]

Posted July 4, 2022 in Monthly Recap / 6 Comments
JULY 2022 DISCUSSION CHALLENGE LINK-UP & GIVEAWAY

JULY 2022 DISCUSSION CHALLENGE LINK-UP & GIVEAWAY

Welcome to the July monthly link-up for the 2022 Book Blog Discussion Challenge hosted by Nicole @ Feed Your Fiction Addiction and Shannon @ It Starts at Midnight! I know this is a rough time for a lot of people, so hopefully the Discussion Challenge can provide you a bit of an outlet when you need to dive into books and forget the rest of the world. Hang in there, loves. The winner of our […]

For PRIDE Month and Beyond: Bite-Sized Reviews of Love Is Love, The Girl from the Sea, Mighty Red Riding Hood, and The Pants Project

For PRIDE Month and Beyond: Bite-Sized Reviews of Love Is Love, The Girl from the Sea, Mighty Red Riding Hood, and The Pants Project

PRIDE month is almost over, and I’ve practically missed it because of COVID. Ugh! But I couldn’t let the month pass without highlighting some great LGBTQ+ reads! I hope these bite-sized reviews will be enough to feed your fiction addiction! This book, told from the perspective of a kid with two dads, is simple and direct, but its message is both important and necessary. It teaches that kids should never have to feel ashamed of […]

Posted June 29, 2022 in Reviews / 5 Comments
June 2022 Monthly Wrap-Up Round-Up Link-Up and Giveaway

June 2022 Monthly Wrap-Up Round-Up Link-Up and Giveaway

The Monthly Wrap-Up Round-Up is hosted by Nicole @ Feed Your Fiction Addiction and Shannon @ It Starts at Midnight. REMINDER: We have changed the giveaway to a quarterly giveaway. The giveaway will still be international, and we’ll still have a chance to read and review, the only difference is, you’ll have longer to enter!  This is the link-up for our June wrap-up posts. If you don’t already know about the Monthly Wrap-Up Round-Up, read […]

The Name She Gave Me by Betty Culley: Review, Guest Post and Giveaway

The Name She Gave Me by Betty Culley: Review, Guest Post and Giveaway

Buy “Wistful verse highlights small but telling moments throughout Rynn’s search…The author’s lived history with foster care and adoption gives the narrative nuance and authority. Emotionally complex and empathetic characters…and a faithfully depicted rural landscape form an exemplary backdrop for this contemplative novel.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review) “Compassionate and compelling.” —Kirkus  This emotionally compelling novel in verse is a bittersweet portrayal of the complexities of adoption. Rynn has wondered her whole life where she came from. She’s always […]

Sunday Post: Book Pre-order Campaigns & Giveaways Galore – 6/26/22

Sunday Post: Book Pre-order Campaigns & Giveaways Galore – 6/26/22

The Sunday Post is a weekly meme hosted by Kimba @ Caffeinated Book Reviewer ~ It’s a chance to share news ~ A post to recap the past week on my blog and share news about what’s coming up in the week ahead. This past week on FYFA (and in my life): Done with COVID. I think the whole family is done with COVID finally. Yay!! What I Read I read Under the Broken Sky by […]

Posted June 26, 2022 in Sunday Post / 8 Comments
The Ultimate Book of the Future: Excerpt & Giveaway!

The Ultimate Book of the Future: Excerpt & Giveaway!

Welcome to the Ultimate Book of the Future Blog Tour! Ultimate Book of the Future by Stephanie Warren Drimmer is perfect for fans of sci-fi, budding engineers and scientists, lovers of futuristic movies and pop culture, and anyone who has ever dreamed about what tomorrow might look like. To celebrate its release, 5 blogs across the web are featuring posts from the book as well as 5 chances to win. Ready to sneak a peek at your […]

Posted June 24, 2022 in Current Giveaways / 14 Comments
Sunday Non-Post: COVID Strikes – 6/19/22

Sunday Non-Post: COVID Strikes – 6/19/22

The Sunday Post is a weekly meme hosted by Kimba @ Caffeinated Book Reviewer ~ It’s a chance to share news ~ A post to recap the past week on my blog and share news about what’s coming up in the week ahead. This past week on FYFA (and in my life): COVID. Ugh!! Danielle and Jade were both supposed to be starting jobs this week, and Noah was supposed to start summer school. Instead we all […]

Posted June 19, 2022 in Sunday Post / 18 Comments
Sunday Post: Book Pre-order Campaigns & Giveaways Galore – 6/12/22

Sunday Post: Book Pre-order Campaigns & Giveaways Galore – 6/12/22

The Sunday Post is a weekly meme hosted by Kimba @ Caffeinated Book Reviewer ~ It’s a chance to share news ~ A post to recap the past week on my blog and share news about what’s coming up in the week ahead. This past week on FYFA (and in my life): As predicted, I missed last week’s Sunday Post because… Disney and the Special Olympics USA Games! Noah’s team did great at the USA […]

Posted June 12, 2022 in Sunday Post / 9 Comments