Month: August 2020

Sunday Post: Book Pre-order Campaigns & Giveaways Galore – 8/30/20

Sunday Post: Book Pre-order Campaigns & Giveaways Galore – 8/30/20

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): School has started! The kids started e-learning this week. The process is actually going fine, though they did have to restructure things because they […]

Posted August 30, 2020 in Sunday Post / 23 Comments
August 2020 Monthly Wrap-Up Round-Up Link-Up & Giveaway

August 2020 Monthly Wrap-Up Round-Up Link-Up & Giveaway

The Monthly Wrap-Up Round-Up is hosted by Nicole @ Feed Your Fiction Addiction and Shannon @ It Starts at Midnight. The July giveaway ends soon, so head over there for your last chance to enter! This is the link-up AND giveaway for our August wrap-up posts. If you don’t already know about the Monthly Wrap-Up Round-Up, read the information below: Every month, at the end of the month, we’ll put up a monthly wrap-up link-up […]

Sunday Post: Book Pre-order Campaigns & Giveaways Galore – 8/23/20

Sunday Post: Book Pre-order Campaigns & Giveaways Galore – 8/23/20

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): We brought my daughter Jade to college! It’s official—she’s there. She’s majoring in AI, with plans to get a master’s in Data Science. I’m […]

Posted August 23, 2020 in Sunday Post / 17 Comments
Two Books by Natalie Rompella: Secrets of Storytelling: A Creative Writing Workbook for Kids & Cookie Cutters and Sled Runners – PLUS Rompella’s Top Ten Addictions!

Two Books by Natalie Rompella: Secrets of Storytelling: A Creative Writing Workbook for Kids & Cookie Cutters and Sled Runners – PLUS Rompella’s Top Ten Addictions!

Today I’m featuring two books by Natalie Rompella: her newly-released kids’ writing book, Secrets of Storytelling: A Creative Writing Workbook for Kids, and her MG contemporary, Cookie Cutters and Sled Runners. Plus, scroll down to see Natalie’s top ten addictions! Natalie is a friend of mine from my SCBWI critique group, so I was excited to get this chance to feature her! Purchase Links: This workbook is perfect for the budding writer! Filled with interesting prompts […]

Posted August 19, 2020 in Author Top Ten Lists, Reviews / 10 Comments
Sunday Post: Book Pre-order Campaigns & Giveaways Galore – 8/16/20

Sunday Post: Book Pre-order Campaigns & Giveaways Galore – 8/16/20

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): We watched: My daughter Danielle (and my son, Noah, who has joined us in watching) and I are now six episodes into season 7 […]

Posted August 16, 2020 in Sunday Post / 24 Comments
The Black Kids by Christina Hammonds Reed: Blog Tour Review

The Black Kids by Christina Hammonds Reed: Blog Tour Review

Amazon, B&N One thing you need to know going into this book is that it’s more of a slice of life book than a story about the Rodney King protests. Everything that happened in Los Angeles during that time informed how Ashley felt and responded to the world around her, but don’t expect much of the plot to revolve directly around that. Most of the story is just about her typical high school life—relationships with […]

Posted August 15, 2020 in Black History Month, Reviews / 11 Comments
Sunday (Monday) Post: Book Pre-order Campaigns & Giveaways Galore – 8/9/20

Sunday (Monday) Post: Book Pre-order Campaigns & Giveaways Galore – 8/9/20

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 you can see, I’m a day late with my Sunday Post. So, since I obviously haven’t been blogging, what have I been up […]

Posted August 10, 2020 in Sunday Post / 10 Comments
July 2020 Wrap-Up & Best of the Bunch

July 2020 Wrap-Up & Best of the Bunch

My Goings On in July: Here’s what I accomplished in July: We refurbished another cabinet, made two pet gates, created one more piece of junk art (a pup!), and made a decorative key holder for my husband. Lots of projects in July! I already posted pics of all of these (except the second gate, but it basically looks the same as the first). You can find the cabinet and gate in this Sunday Post and […]

Posted August 3, 2020 in Best of the Bunch, Monthly Recap / 15 Comments
Sunday Post: Book Pre-order Campaigns & Giveaways Galore – 8/2/20

Sunday Post: Book Pre-order Campaigns & Giveaways Galore – 8/2/20

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): We watched: My daughter Danielle and I are already more than halfway through season 6 of The 100. Very soon, we will have caught […]

Posted August 2, 2020 in Sunday Post / 17 Comments
August 2020 Discussion Challenge Link-Up & Giveaway

August 2020 Discussion Challenge Link-Up & Giveaway

Welcome to the August monthly link-up for the 2020 Book Blog Discussion Challenge hosted by Nicole @ Feed Your Fiction Addiction and Shannon @ It Starts at Midnight! I know a lot of us are in reading and blogging slumps, but I have to tell you that these discussions have been a highlight of my blogging life lately—I’m loving reading what you all have to say, so keep it up! The winner of our June […]