Category: Giveaway

Review: Always and Forever, Lara Jean by Jenny Han | #3DaysofLaraJean

Review: Always and Forever, Lara Jean by Jenny Han | #3DaysofLaraJean

Hi guys! I’m back today with Day 2 of #3DaysofLaraJean, in which I celebrate all things pretty, lacey, and sweet about Lara Jean Song Covey, the heroine of Jenny Han’s To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before series. And, in case you forgot, there’s a Canada-wide giveaway for all of you Lara Jean lovers. If you comment on today’s post, you’ll get a few extra entries! Today, I’m reviewing the amazing, incredible final book in the series: Always and Forever, Lara Jean. Here we go! REVIEW: Always and Forever, Lara Jean by Jenny Han PERFECTION. To me, Always and Forever, […]

GIVEAWAY: Mostly YA Lit’s Best Books of 2016 | Top Ten Tuesday

GIVEAWAY: Mostly YA Lit’s Best Books of 2016 | Top Ten Tuesday

Hello all, merry Christmas, happy Hanukkah, happy holidays! Today I get to unveil one of my favorite posts of the year: my totally definitive Best Books of 2016! Read on to find out what I absolutely loved this year, and you could win one of my favorites! Mostly YA Lit’s Best Books of 2016 The Serpent King by Jeff Zentner. I don’t often have a #1 book of the year, but this year The Serpent King is it. This YA about three best friends living in a super religious town will break your heart so hard. Incredibly, perfectly voiced. Read it now. The Hating […]

GIVEAWAY: Who’s your favorite #BossBabe? | Boss Babes by Michelle Volansky

October 17, 2016 / 10 Comments / Posted by Tiff @ Mostly YA Lit in Book Extras, Giveaway, Giveaways
GIVEAWAY: Who’s your favorite #BossBabe? | Boss Babes by Michelle Volansky

Hey guys, today I have a special post for you! Workman Publishing very kindly sent me a copy of their new colouring and activity book, Boss Babes. As you’ll see below, this book is all about celebrating the strong ladies in our lives – both the ones we see on the news, and each other. Since today is National Boss’ Day, I’m sharing a US/Canada giveaway for the book, along with my thoughts and bonus! A colouring of one of my fave boss babes. Scroll down to enjoy! Boss Babes is an absolutely adorable colouring and activity book. Warning, though: […]

The Season by Jonah Lisa Dyer & Stephen Dyer | Giveaway + Author Guest Post

The Season by Jonah Lisa Dyer & Stephen Dyer | Giveaway + Author Guest Post

Hello all! Today I am honoured and delighted to be promoting THE SEASON by Jonah Lisa Dyer and Stephen Dyer. Guys, when I first heard about this book several months ago, I was basically salivating. I am all about the summer fluff books, and I love sporty girl books so the two combined into a Pride & Prejudice retelling? SIGN ME UP. THE SEASON is coming out on July 12th, and to whet your appetite, the Dyers have stopped by with a special (and HILARIOUS) post from their protagonist, Megan, with some pro-tips on how to be a Texas deb […]

Learning to Swear in America | Giveaway + Guest Post by Author Katie Kennedy

Learning to Swear in America | Giveaway + Guest Post by Author Katie Kennedy

Hi guys, today I have the lovely Katie Kennedy here to talk about her upcoming debut, LEARNING TO SWEAR IN AMERICA. If you know me, you know I really love science in my YA and I’m especially partial to physics, so this book has been on my to-be-read list since I first heard about it. I love that there’s this 17-year-old physics prodigy who’s going to learn how to be a teenager from this normal kid…with a backdrop of living your life to the fullest. SO my kind of book. Read on to find out more about the book, then […]

Which Morgan Matson character are you? | Quiz + Giveaway | #UnexpectedlyEpic #MorganMatsonWeek

Which Morgan Matson character are you? | Quiz + Giveaway | #UnexpectedlyEpic #MorganMatsonWeek

Hi guys, today for #MorganMatsonWeek, Morgan has written a character quiz for you to take – find out whether you’re an Amy, an Emily, or an Andie below (Taylor is not included because Morgan thought she was too sad 💔)! Let me know in the comments which character you are for a chance to win an epic The Unexpected Everything prize pack! Also on the blog today, best friends Estelle and Magan from Rather Be Reading discuss their friendship, and how their lives have changed since first picking up Morgan Matson’s books. QUIZ: Which Morgan Matson character are you? I’ve teamed […]

Welcome to the Unexpectedly Epic Morgan Matson Week! | Giveaway & Dare Link-Up

Welcome to the Unexpectedly Epic Morgan Matson Week! | Giveaway & Dare Link-Up

Welcome to Mostly YA Lit’s Unexpectedly Epic Morgan Matson Week (I know, that’s a mouthful)! I’m so delighted to kick off my weeklong celebration of YA author Morgan Matson’s work.  If you’ve read Amy & Roger’s Epic Detour, Second Chance Summer, Since You’ve Been Gone, or The Unexpected Everything, you know that Morgan is an absolute master at capturing the adventure and whimsy of everyday life, the wonder of having great family and friends, and the romances that crop up when you least expect them, the tough parts, the unexpectedly epic parts… And that’s why I put this week together. It’s not […]

Save Me, Kurt Cobain by Jenny Manzer | Giveaway + Author Interview

Save Me, Kurt Cobain by Jenny Manzer | Giveaway + Author Interview

Hi guys, today I have an interview with the fantastic Jenny Manzer, whose debut novel Save Me, Kurt Cobain comes out in just 10 days! If you’re a fan of 90s grunge like I am, or even if you’re just a fan of the idea of a rock star being your father…this book might be for you. I’m pretty sure this is a tearjerker. Check out more about the book and Jenny’s thoughts on grunge, Nirvana, and loss! Without further ado, please join me in welcoming Jenny Manzer, author of Save Me, Kurt Cobain, to Mostly YA Lit! Tiff @ Mostly […]

[UPDATED] What To Read If You Don’t Like Fantasy | Lady Midnight Giveaway [Closed]

[UPDATED] What To Read If You Don’t Like Fantasy | Lady Midnight Giveaway [Closed]

Hi guys, today I’m discussing fantasy reads for contemporary readers – and I’ve got a giveaway of a special early edition of Lady Midnight by Cassandra Clare (I KNOW)! Keep reading for more! So last week, I was having dinner with a couple of book bloggers, all of whom love and read fantasy and speculative fiction much more than I do. And I, being the dissenter, said what I always say when confronted with this issue: “I’ve tried to love fantasy books, but I’ve failed.” It’s true. Fantasy – mostly YA fantasy – doesn’t seem to work for me. As […]

| Giveaway + Review | Stars Above by Marissa Meyer

| Giveaway + Review | Stars Above by Marissa Meyer

Guys, I am SO excited to be able to give you this review of Stars Above by Marissa Meyer. Last week, I got the most amazing news: Fierce Reads and Raincoast Books (distributor of tons of amazing books in Canada, including Macmillan titles) were sending me a bound galley copy of STARS ABOVE! To say I was excited is a complete understatement. There was much screaming and dancing around in my house because I really, REALLY needed a few extra chapters at the end of Winter. I needed to make sure my babies were still okay =P In addition, Fierce Reads […]