Year: 2021

2021 End of Year Book Survey (& Year in Graphs!)

2021 End of Year Book Survey (& Year in Graphs!)

As usual, I’ve adapted this from The Perpetual Page Turner’s End of Year Survey! Book images in this post include Bookshop.org affiliate links. Purchases made from these links will help defray my blogging (and giveaway) expenses! 2021 READING STATS Number Of Books You Read: 115 (Plus 16 picture books and 10 manuscript readings, neither of which are included in Goodreads, but I track them in my spreadsheet. If I included the number of times I’ve […]

Posted December 31, 2021 in Monthly Recap / 45 Comments
Bite-Sized Reviews of Cybils Nominees: Red, White, and Whole; Muted; Dear Ugly Sisters; and Rez Dogs

Bite-Sized Reviews of Cybils Nominees: Red, White, and Whole; Muted; Dear Ugly Sisters; and Rez Dogs

As my regular readers know, I’m a round-one judge for the Cybils Awards in the Poetry category. Because of that, I’ve been reading tons of verse lately! I’m not allowed to share any details about our process for choosing the finalists, but I am allowed (and encouraged) to review the books as I read, so I figured I’d share four of them with you today. I hope these bite-sized reviews will be enough to feed […]

Posted December 30, 2021 in Cybils, Reviews / 7 Comments
December 2021 Monthly Wrap-Up Round-Up Link-Up & Giveaway

December 2021 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 November giveaway ends soon, so head over there for your last chance to enter!  This is the link-up AND giveaway for our December 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 – 12/26/21

Sunday Post: Book Pre-order Campaigns & Giveaways Galore – 12/26/21

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): Merry Christmas! I hope everyone is having a wonderful holiday season, whether you celebrate Christmas or any other holiday this time of year. I […]

Posted December 26, 2021 in Sunday Post / 14 Comments
2022 Book Blog Discussion Challenge Sign-Up

2022 Book Blog Discussion Challenge Sign-Up

Welcome to the 2022 Book Blog Discussion Challenge hosted by Nicole @ Feed Your Fiction Addiction and Shannon @ It Starts at Midnight! This challenge has been going on for seven years now, and we’re excited to keep discussing books with you! So often, we book bloggers mean to post more discussions on our blogs, but we just don’t quite get around to it. Well, we wanted to give everyone a little motivation to keep […]

Posted December 25, 2021 in Book Blog Discussion Challenge / 14 Comments
Sunday Post: Book Pre-order Campaigns & Giveaways Galore – 12/19/21

Sunday Post: Book Pre-order Campaigns & Giveaways Galore – 12/19/21

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): If you’re visiting, then thanks for ignoring my SSL certificate issue. I contacted my hosting provider about it, so hopefully it will be […]

Posted December 19, 2021 in Sunday Post / 18 Comments
Bite-Sized Reviews of Cybils Nominees: I Wish I Had a Wookie; Reckless, Glorious, Girl; My Thoughts Are Clouds; and For Every Little Thing

Bite-Sized Reviews of Cybils Nominees: I Wish I Had a Wookie; Reckless, Glorious, Girl; My Thoughts Are Clouds; and For Every Little Thing

As my regular readers know, I’m a round-one judge for the Cybils Awards in the Poetry category. Because of that, I’ve been reading tons of verse lately! I’m not allowed to share any details about our process for choosing the finalists, but I am allowed (and encouraged) to review the books as I read, so I figured I’d share four of them with you today. I hope these bite-sized reviews will be enough to feed […]

Posted December 13, 2021 in Cybils, Reviews / 10 Comments
Sunday Post: Book Pre-order Campaigns & Giveaways Galore – 12/12/21

Sunday Post: Book Pre-order Campaigns & Giveaways Galore – 12/12/21

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): Jade’s home! My oldest came home for winter break on Thursday. She’ll be home a whole month! Writing. I got feedback from my first […]

Posted December 12, 2021 in Sunday Post / 14 Comments
Bite-Sized Reviews of Cybils Nominees: When We Make It, The One Thing You’d Save, Starfish, and The Dirt Book

Bite-Sized Reviews of Cybils Nominees: When We Make It, The One Thing You’d Save, Starfish, and The Dirt Book

As my regular readers know, I’m a round-one judge for the Cybils Awards in the Poetry category. Because of that, I’ve been reading tons of verse lately! I’m not allowed to share any details about our process for choosing the finalists, but I am allowed (and encouraged) to review the books as I read, so I figured I’d share four of them with you today. I hope these bite-sized reviews will be enough to feed […]

Posted December 9, 2021 in Cybils, Reviews / 13 Comments