Month: July 2021

July 2021 Monthly Wrap-Up & Best of the Bunch

July 2021 Monthly Wrap-Up & Best of the Bunch

My Goings-On in July: Here are the things that stand out to me this month: Not much blogging. Or reading. July was an incredibly slumpy blogging and reading month for me. Actually, let’s face it, I’ve been in a bit of a slump for almost two years now. It’s frustrating, but fretting about it doesn’t seem to help, so I guess I just have to do what I can and stop worrying about what I’m […]

Posted July 30, 2021 in Best of the Bunch, Monthly Recap / 11 Comments
What’s Inside a Flower?, Women in Science, and Women in Sports by Rachel Ignotofsky: Review & Giveaway

What’s Inside a Flower?, Women in Science, and Women in Sports by Rachel Ignotofsky: Review & Giveaway

Today I’m featuring WHAT’S INSIDE A FLOWER?, WOMEN IN SCIENCE, and WOMEN IN SPORTS, all by Rachel Ignotofsky for a blog tour hosted by Rockstar Book Tours. Check out my review of What’s Inside a Flower and excerpts of the other two books (since my copies haven’t arrived quite yet—I’ll show them off when I get them!). And make sure to scroll down to enter the giveaway. Or find it at:  Amazon, Kindle, Audible, B&N, iBooks, Kobo, TBD This book is utterly […]

Posted July 29, 2021 in Giveaways (Ended), Reviews / 3 Comments
July 2021 Monthly Wrap-Up Round-Up Link-Up & Giveaway

July 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 June giveaway ends soon, so head over there for your last chance to enter! This is the link-up AND giveaway for our July 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 – 7/25/21

Sunday Post: Book Pre-order Campaigns & Giveaways Galore – 7/25/21

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): Writing: I spent a lot of this week editing my latest manuscript based on feedback I’ve gotten. I’ve still got more work to […]

Posted July 25, 2021 in Sunday Post / 13 Comments
Sunday Post: Book Pre-order Campaigns & Giveaways Galore – 7/18/21

Sunday Post: Book Pre-order Campaigns & Giveaways Galore – 7/18/21

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): I’m very late with my Sunday Post because we served on the worship team at church and then drove Danielle to camp. The […]

Posted July 18, 2021 in Sunday Post / 17 Comments
Bite-Sized Reviews of The Last Fallen Star, Phoebe and Her Unicorn in the Magic Storm, Long Distance, and Heart of Iron

Bite-Sized Reviews of The Last Fallen Star, Phoebe and Her Unicorn in the Magic Storm, Long Distance, and Heart of Iron

Today, I have a MG fantasy, a MG sci fi graphic novel, an audiobook of a MG fantasy graphic novel, and a YA sci fi novel! I hope these bite-sized reviews will be enough to feed your fiction addiction! This is one of my favorite Rick Riordan Presents books, which is saying a lot because I absolutely love this imprint! The book explores Korean folklore and features an adopted main character who struggles to reconcile […]

Posted July 14, 2021 in Reviews / 12 Comments
Sunday Post: Book Pre-order Campaigns & Giveaways Galore – 7/11/21

Sunday Post: Book Pre-order Campaigns & Giveaways Galore – 7/11/21

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): The kids celebrated a made-up Grandmother’s Day for my mom, since they felt bad that we always celebrate Mother’s Day and Father’s Day […]

Posted July 11, 2021 in Sunday Post / 14 Comments
The Verdigris Pawn by Alysa Wishingrad: Review, Giveaway & Alysa’s Top Ten Addictions

The Verdigris Pawn by Alysa Wishingrad: Review, Giveaway & Alysa’s Top Ten Addictions

Today I’m featuring THE VERDIGRIS PAWN, a timeless middle grade fantasy full of danger, betrayals and intrigue! Check out my review, along with Alysa’s list of top ten addictions and a giveaway of the book! This book is not your typical middle grade fantasy; not only does it have a timeless, almost classical feel, it also has the complexities of an epic fantasy that you’d expect from YA or even adult books. But the story […]

Sunday Post: Book Pre-order Campaigns & Giveaways Galore – 7/4/21

Sunday Post: Book Pre-order Campaigns & Giveaways Galore – 7/4/21

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): Happy Fourth of July to everyone in the US! Yesterday we celebrated the kids’ July birthdays (my daughter Jade and three of her cousins) […]

Posted July 4, 2021 in Sunday Post / 39 Comments
June 2021 Monthly Wrap-Up & Best of the Bunch

June 2021 Monthly Wrap-Up & Best of the Bunch

My Goings-On in June: Here are the things that stand out to me this month: Writing and critiquing. I sent my draft off to critique partners and then read one of my critique partner’s manuscripts. College visit. My daughter Danielle and I went to our first (live) college visit. It was a local small liberal arts college, and we mostly went to get the feel for what a small college is like. We’ve also done a […]

Posted July 2, 2021 in Best of the Bunch, Monthly Recap / 17 Comments