This past week on FYFA (and in my life):
I’m falling behind on NaNo already!! Yikes! Help! I love my book concept, but I’ve finished up the first act, and I’m having trouble figuring out where to go to get me to the third. Plus, I feel like maybe I’m trying to smush too many things into this one? I need inspiration! (Think I need to binge watch some TV—seriously, I think it might help!)
Anyway, besides NaNo, we had a sort of rough week in our household, and I’m kind of glad it’s over. Moving on to happier days…
Here’s what you may have missed on the blog this past week:
- Bite-Sized Reviews of Now Is Everything, The First Kiss Hypothesis, Frost Like Night, The Raven Cycle Series and November 9
- Dear Martin by Nic Stone: 5-Star Review & Giveaway – Last chance to enter to win a copy of the book!
- Haven by Mary Lindsey: Giveaway (& My First Impressions) – Still time to win a swag box including books (or a $15 Amazon gift card for INT winner)
- October Wrap-Up Round-Up Giveaway (With a Make Me Read It Twist) – Still time to enter to win a book from my Make Me Read It Giveaway list!
Next week on FYFA:
- Haven by Mary Lindsey: Review
- The November Girl by Lydia Kang: Review
- Whichwood by Taherah Mafi: Review
- Introducing my NaNoWriMo Novel
Latest FYFA Giveaway Winners!!:
- None this week!
Book Blogger Birthdays and Blogoversaries:
Here are the birthdays and blogoversaries this week! I hope you’ll go wish these bloggers well on their special days! Make sure you check out the calendar to see what you might have just missed or what’s coming up. (If you want to be added to the calendar, you can always fill out the birthday/blogoversary form.)
- November 12th – Geybie @ Geybie’s Book Blog‘s Birthday
I saw that the ebook of Dramatically Ever After was on sale, and I thought the first book in this series was cute, so I picked it up!
Great Discussions/Goings On Around the Blogosphere:
- AJ @ Read All the Things gives us ten Harry Potter presidential candidates (for when Trump is impeached)
- Karen @ Kissin’ Blue Karen tells us how to Make Our Posts POP with Hovertext
Listed in order of release date. Any new deals that I just added to the list this week will be denoted with a *** so you can easily find them!
Please note: Almost all pre-order giveaways run “while supplies last,” so I can’t guarantee that they’ll be open until the date listed. Pre-0rder early for your best chance to get all the goodies!
- Pre-order FLASHTIDE by Jenny Moyer and receive an adjustable climber’s knot wristband HANDMADE by the author, along with a sticker, bookmark, and signed bookplate. (ends 11/13)
- ***Pre-order THE CHAOS OF STANDING STILL by Jessica Brody to receive a bookplate signed by the author, a “boarding pass” bookmark, a special, annotated Denver Airport Map so you can follow along with Ryn and Xander on their adventure through the airport, and a “Stranded Passenger” Bingo Card. (INT) (ends 11/27)
- Pre-order THE REBELS OF GOLD by Elise Kova to get exclusive swag. The more pre-orders that are received, the more swag will be unlocked. (ends 12/4)
- ***Pre-order EVER THE BRAVE by Erin Summerill to receive a 5×7 custom art print, a quote card, a temporary tattoo and signed bookmark and bookplate. (ends 12/4)
- Pre-order MEET CUTE by various authors, including Jennifer L. Armentrout, Dhonielle Clayton and Katie Cotugno, to receive a set of 6 pins based on the cover! (ends 1/1)
- Pre-order YOU’LL MISS ME WHEN I’M GONE by Rachel Lynn Solomon to receive a bookmark, a signed bookplate with evil eye pattern, and an exclusive short story that catches up with the protagonists five years later. You’ll also be entered to win a themed prize pack. (ends 1/1)
- Pre-order NICE TRY, JANE SINNER by Lianne Oelke to receive a signed bookmark, two stickers, and a chance to win much, more more. (ends 11/7)
- Pre-order UNEARTHED by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner to receive an exclusive e-short set before the events of These Broken Stars, an autographed bookplate especially designed to go in your book, and a chance to get your name the sequel to Unearthed! (ends 1/8)
- Pre-order IRON GOLD by Pierce Brown to receive an exclusive art print featuring the book’s characters! (ends 1/16)
- ***Pre-order ZENITH by Sasha Alsberg and Lindsay Cummings to receive a Zenith necklace. (ends 1/16)
- Pre-order LOLA DUTCH IS A LITTLE BIT MUCH and receive a digital package that includes: Coloring Pages, Paper Puppets, Mini Guided Learning Activities with Lola and much more! (ends 1/29)
- Pre-order REIGN THE EARTH by A.C. Gaughen to receive an exclusive map poster. (ends 1/29)
- ***Pre-order THE HAZEL WOOD by Melissa Albert to receive an exclusive set of 10 “tarot-inspired” character cards. (ends 1/29)
- Pre-order THE CASE FOR JAMIE by Brittany Cavallaro to receive a signed book and exclusive Charlotte Holmes swag. (ends 3/5)
Other Current Giveaways on FYFA:
(Besides the ones listed with this week’s posts)
- October Discussion Challenge Link-Up & Giveaway – Last chance to link up and enter!
Even More Awesome Giveaways on Other Sites:
- You can enter to win a PageHabit Box (which includes a book with annotations!!)
- Riveted is giving away the Complete Collection of Jason Reynolds’ Books!
- Lauren @ Shooting Stars Mag is participating the Cash for Christmas Giveaway!
- Enter to win this month’s NOVLbox from @TheNovl!
- Penguin Random House is giving away a Star Wars Prize Pack!
- Read It Forward is giving you the chance to win The Story of Arthur Truluv
- It’s It Starts at Midnight’s four-year blogoversary!! Tell Shannon you love her and then enter her giveaway for (and I quote) “Whatever the Hell You Want (INT)“! (See why I love her so?)
- The Bookkeeper’s Secrets is doing a year-long giveaway!
Lots of good stuff! Have any giveaways or great discussions happening on your site right now? Feel free to share them in the comments!