Year: 2021

Rosie Loves Jack by Mel Darbon: Spotlight & Giveaway

Rosie Loves Jack by Mel Darbon: Spotlight & Giveaway

Welcome to the Rosie Loves Jack Blog Tour! I decided to participate in this blog tour because there aren’t many books out there that feature a main character with Down syndrome. I haven’t read this one yet, but it seems like a worthy read, and I wanted to give all of my readers a chance to win a copy of their own! Read on for a fun game of Two Truths and a Lie with […]

Posted March 12, 2021 in Giveaways (Ended) / 3 Comments
Balancing Spending on the Blog, Making Money, and All the Moral Dilemmas that Go Along With It

Balancing Spending on the Blog, Making Money, and All the Moral Dilemmas that Go Along With It

I’ve recently been thinking a lot about supporting local bookstores as much as possible. I’ve always supported local bookshops by attending author events and buying books at those, but they haven’t been happening in person recently and I haven’t attended a ton of online events. In the past, I’ve sent books for US giveaways through Amazon because it was the cheapest method, but during COVID I’ve tried to send via local booksellers or Bookshop.org (which […]

Posted March 9, 2021 in Let's Discuss / 25 Comments
Sunday Post: Book Pre-order Campaigns & Giveaways Galore – 3/7/21

Sunday Post: Book Pre-order Campaigns & Giveaways Galore – 3/7/21

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. Bella’s DNA test results: Last week, I posted these pics of Bella and invited people to guess her breed before I did the actual breed “reveal” this week: The guesses: Golden Retriever, […]

Posted March 7, 2021 in Sunday Post / 29 Comments
Bite-Sized Reviews of Legendborn, Ana on the Edge, Furia, The Mystwick School of Musicraft, and Amal Unbound

Bite-Sized Reviews of Legendborn, Ana on the Edge, Furia, The Mystwick School of Musicraft, and Amal Unbound

Today I’ve got some bite-sized reviews of some of my recent reads: A YA fantasy, a YA contemp, a MG fantasy, and a MG contemp. I hope these bite-sized reviews are enough to feed your fiction addiction! This YA paranormal reimagining of King Arthur’s court is utterly addictive! The book goes deep into the world of secret societies when sixteen-year-old Bree goes to her late mother’s private school and discovers that demons are running amok—along with […]

Posted March 4, 2021 in Reviews / 13 Comments
February 2021 Monthly Wrap-Up & Best of the Bunch

February 2021 Monthly Wrap-Up & Best of the Bunch

My Goings-On in February: I now share so many details in my Sunday Posts about everything that’s been going on that it feels really redundant to share here as well. And, I mean, mostly we’re just staying home. So I won’t share unless something exceptional happened during the month. Here are the things stand out to me this month: I turned 47! Yikes!! My blogoversary was on 1/31, but I posted my giveaway on 2/1. […]

Posted March 2, 2021 in Best of the Bunch, Monthly Recap / 21 Comments
March 2021 Discussion Challenge Link-Up & Giveaway

March 2021 Discussion Challenge Link-Up & Giveaway

Welcome to the March monthly link-up for the 2021 Book Blog Discussion Challenge hosted by Nicole @ Feed Your Fiction Addiction and Shannon @ It Starts at Midnight! It’s nearly spring here in the northern hemisphere, and I for one could not be happier. We’ve had enough snow to build a whole new hemisphere, basically, and I am so here for… you know, that stopping! The winner of our January discussion challenge giveaway was Sam […]

Sunday Post: Book Pre-order Campaigns & Giveaways Galore – 2/28/21

Sunday Post: Book Pre-order Campaigns & Giveaways Galore – 2/28/21

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): Reminder – Enter my 8th blogoversary giveaway! And check out the new Pre-Order Campaign Page.  The college search. I spent a lot of […]

Posted February 28, 2021 in Sunday Post / 29 Comments
February 2021 Monthly Wrap-Up Round-Up Link-Up & Giveaway

February 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 January giveaway ends soon, so head over there for your last chance to enter! This is the link-up AND giveaway for our February 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 […]

Fun with Spam #15

Fun with Spam #15

It’s time for a new installment of Fun with SPAM, where we peek into the abyss of the Spam folder to find a few gems and imagine … what if I were really going to reply to these random crazy comments?  Take a look at what I might say:  I simply needed to appreciate you once again. I will be grateful for your help and in addition expect you are aware of an amazing job that […]

Posted February 26, 2021 in Fun with Spam / 9 Comments
Sunday Post: Book Pre-order Campaigns & Giveaways Galore – 2/21/21

Sunday Post: Book Pre-order Campaigns & Giveaways Galore – 2/21/21

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): Reminder – Enter my 8th blogoversary giveaway! And check out the new Pre-Order Campaign Page.  I finished the first draft of my MG in […]

Posted February 21, 2021 in Sunday Post / 20 Comments