Month: May 2022

Sunday Post: Book Pre-order Campaigns & Giveaways Galore – 5/29/22

Sunday Post: Book Pre-order Campaigns & Giveaways Galore – 5/29/22

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): You may have noticed that I missed my Sunday Post last week. And didn’t post at all last week either. Yikes! It’s been […]

Posted May 29, 2022 in Sunday Post / 14 Comments
May 2022 Monthly Wrap-Up Round-Up Link-Up and Giveaway

May 2022 Monthly Wrap-Up Round-Up Link-Up and Giveaway

The Monthly Wrap-Up Round-Up is hosted by Nicole @ Feed Your Fiction Addiction and Shannon @ It Starts at Midnight. REMINDER: We have changed the giveaway to a quarterly giveaway. The giveaway will still be international, and we’ll still have a chance to read and review, the only difference is, you’ll have longer to enter!  This is the link-up for our May wrap-up posts. If you don’t already know about the Monthly Wrap-Up Round-Up, read […]

Posted May 28, 2022 in Monthly Wrap-Up Round-Up / 4 Comments
The War on All Fronts by Kim Oclon: Review, Giveaway & Author AND Character Top Ten Addictions

The War on All Fronts by Kim Oclon: Review, Giveaway & Author AND Character Top Ten Addictions

Today I’m featuring THE WAR ON ALL FRONTS, an LGBTQ YA historical that takes place during the Vietnam War. Check out my review, along with Kim’s list of top ten addictions, bonus lists of the two MCs’ top ten addictions, and a giveaway of the book!   This YA LGBT historical fiction novel highlights the turmoil of the Vietnam War and the personal turmoil of living in a world that can’t accept you for who […]

Sunday Post: Book Pre-order Campaigns & Giveaways Galore – 5/15/22

Sunday Post: Book Pre-order Campaigns & Giveaways Galore – 5/15/22

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): Danielle’s 18th birthday! Danielle turned eighteen yesterday! We had a fun day, including a family game of Unstable Unicorns and an Escape Room […]

Posted May 15, 2022 in Sunday Post / 10 Comments
The Natural Genius of Ants by Betty Culley: Review, Giveaway, & Two Truths and a Lie Guest Post!

The Natural Genius of Ants by Betty Culley: Review, Giveaway, & Two Truths and a Lie Guest Post!

Buy The Natural Genius of Ants is a heartwarming story of friendship and learning to forgive yourself, even in what may seem like unforgivable circumstances. Ever since Harvard’s dad made a mistake at work, he hasn’t been the same. Harvard has always been told that anyone can make a mistake, but his dad is a doctor, so his mistakes have dire consequences. Harvard’s dad decides to go home to the town he grew up in. […]

Sunday Post: Book Pre-order Campaigns & Giveaways Galore – 5/8/22

Sunday Post: Book Pre-order Campaigns & Giveaways Galore – 5/8/22

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 Mother’s Day to all you moms out there! Jade’s home from college! (For a little while.) We picked Jade up from school […]

Posted May 8, 2022 in Sunday Post / 14 Comments
Does Your Right to Free Speech Extend to My Blog? Let’s Discuss.

Does Your Right to Free Speech Extend to My Blog? Let’s Discuss.

Okay, so Shannon and I have run into a little situation lately with our link-ups, and and now it’s turned into a full-on mess that’s made me start questioning some things. So I thought I’d write something here, both to address the situation and to get my fellow bloggers’ honest opinions about what it means to host a link-up on my blog. Do I give up some level of control by doing so? Do I […]

Posted May 5, 2022 in Let's Discuss / 60 Comments
Bite-Sized Reviews of The Handmaid’s Tale, Ellen Outside the Lines, Missing Mike, The Deepest Breath, and The Hair Book

Bite-Sized Reviews of The Handmaid’s Tale, Ellen Outside the Lines, Missing Mike, The Deepest Breath, and The Hair Book

Today, I’m reviewing a classic adult dystopian (!), a MG contemp, two MG contemp verse novels, and a picture book! I hope these bite-sized reviews will be enough to feed your fiction addiction! I know no one needs my opinions about The Handmaid’s Tale (after all, so many people have analyzed this book), but it felt necessary to include it on my blog because it’s so important and so iconic. I read the book along with my […]

Posted May 3, 2022 in Reviews / 5 Comments
April 2022 Wrap-Up & Best of the Bunch

April 2022 Wrap-Up & Best of the Bunch

My Goings-On in April: Here are the things that stand out to me this month: College decision and the end of high school. Since this is Danielle’s senior year, April (actually, the last couple of months) have been all about her. We went on college visits and she ended up choosing to go to Purdue, where she’ll major in Landscape Architecture. She’s at the end of her final season of track (she runs hurdles). We’ve […]

Posted May 2, 2022 in Monthly Recap / 15 Comments
Sunday Post: Book Pre-order Campaigns & Giveaways Galore – 5/1/22

Sunday Post: Book Pre-order Campaigns & Giveaways Galore – 5/1/22

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): Helping my daughter study for AP tests. She has her exams next week and the week after, so I spent a lot of time […]

Posted May 1, 2022 in Sunday Post / 8 Comments