Category: Interview

Q & A with Jenny Han | #3DaysofLaraJean

Q & A with Jenny Han | #3DaysofLaraJean

Hi guys! It’s the last day 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. Today I have a very special Q & A with Jenny Han, who is just as lovely and sweet (but possibly more calculating!) as her characters. And, in case you missed it, there’s a Canada-wide giveaway for all of you Lara Jean lovers. If you comment on today’s post as well, you’ll get a few extra entries! Just a note: when I sent these […]

In Which I Interview Morgan Matson + Signed Book Giveaway | #UnexpectedlyEpic #MorganMatsonWeek

In Which I Interview Morgan Matson + Signed Book Giveaway | #UnexpectedlyEpic #MorganMatsonWeek

Guys! I got to interview Morgan Matson for #UnexpectedlyEpic #MorganMatsonWeek and it was, as expected, THE BEST. Morgan is so fun and well-spoken, and I loved talking to her about everything from fantasy novels to secondary characters to Starbucks! Want more thoughts on Morgan’s work? Bloggers and readers are weighing in today on what Morgan means to them, and one of them is giving away a mini-book necklace! Tiff @ Mostly YA Lit: Hi Morgan, welcome to Mostly YA Lit and thanks so much for joining me on the blog today! Let’s talk about your books, starting with the latest, The […]

Giveaway + Interview | Consider by Kristy Acevedo (with editor TJ Da Roza!)

Giveaway + Interview | Consider by Kristy Acevedo (with editor TJ Da Roza!)

Hi guys, today I have a giveaway and interview with Kristy Acevedo, author of CONSIDER, a soon-to-hit-bookshelves YA sci-fi and her editor at Jolly Fish Press, TJ Da Roza! If you guys know me, you know I’m really interested in “apocalypse coming” type stories and what choices people make when faced with impending doom (I’m so sunny, right?). CONSIDER sounds like an incredibly inventive approach to this concept. Check out more about the book and giveaway below, and join me, Kristy and TJ  for a chat about how CONSIDER came to be and what you have to look forward to! CONSIDER […]

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 […]

The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend by Katarina Bivald | Review + Interview

February 8, 2016 / 8 Comments / Posted by Tiff @ Mostly YA Lit in Interview, Review
The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend by Katarina Bivald | Review + Interview

Hi guys, today I’m proud to be part of the official blog tour for The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend, which is a fantastic book about…loving books. I’ve got a review and interview (and a special Sourcebooks giveaway), and I think it’s a real winner, whether you’re a YA, NA, or adult fiction reader. Read on to find out my thoughts and hear what Katarina Bivald, the author, has to say! The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend by Katarina Bivald is a book that begs you and dares you to not love books. It is, in fact, a book about […]

Sea Monsters and Pirates, Oh My! Author Interview: The Abyss Surrounds Us by Emily Skrutskie

January 22, 2016 / 0 Comments / Posted by Tiff @ Mostly YA Lit in Exclusive Content, Interview
Sea Monsters and Pirates, Oh My! Author Interview: The Abyss Surrounds Us by Emily Skrutskie

Hi guys, today I’m pleased to welcome Emily Skrutskie, author of The Abyss Surrounds Us, to the blog to discuss her debut novel! Guys, I think a lot of you are really going to like this one – it’s got pirates, a kick-arse heroine who’s Chinese (yay, diversity!), and sea monsters – all in a sci-fi setting. Fun, right? Read on to find out more about the novel & Emily!  Please welcome Emily Skrutskie, author of The Abyss Surrounds Us! Tiff at Mostly YA Lit: Hi Emily! Thanks for stopping by! First of all, can you describe The Abyss Surrounds Us […]

Firsts by Laurie Elizabeth Flynn | Review + Interview + Blog Tour

Firsts by Laurie Elizabeth Flynn | Review + Interview + Blog Tour

Hi guys, I’m excited to be part of the Canadian Blog Tour today for Firsts by Laurie Elizabeth Flynn! If you know my blog at all, you know that I have very strong thoughts about consent, feminism and sex positivity – and Firsts addresses all of that. It’s a read that I’m very glad exists. Read on for my thoughts, and then a Q&A with Laurie! *Very light spoilers here and there – if you haven’t read and like to know absolutely nothing, please don’t read!* *Also, I would probably say that this book is for age 14 & up – definite […]

GIVEAWAY & Book Reviews: Fierce Reads 2015 Blog Tour!

October 8, 2015 / 43 Comments / Posted by Tiff @ Mostly YA Lit in Blog Tour, Interview
GIVEAWAY & Book Reviews: Fierce Reads 2015 Blog Tour!

Hi all, I’m delighted to be part of the Canadian Fierce Reads Blog Tour today (thanks to Raincoast Books for including me)! Today I’ve got reviews of Tonight the Streets Are Ours by Leila Sales and First & Then by Emma Mills, the two YA contemporary (duh, it’s me) books on the tour. I also got the opportunity to ask all four of the Fierce Reads tour authors an interview question. And because the tour is coming to Canada, I’ve got an amazing opportunity to win one of the Fierce Reads books, signed to you! Read on for more! What do […]

Madly Blog Tour: Q&A with author Amy Alward!

September 30, 2015 / 0 Comments / Posted by Tiff @ Mostly YA Lit in Blog Tour, Interview
Madly Blog Tour: Q&A with author Amy Alward!

Hi guys, today I’m really excited to be part of the blog tour for Amy Alward’s MADLY. I first heard about Madly from the Simon & Schuster Canada team and it sounds like a super fun magical romp. Check out more about the book and my Q&A with Amy below (if you’re interested in working in publishing, definitely read to the end)!  Q&A with Amy Alward Tiff: Firstly, can you describe Madly to me in ten words or less?  Amy: Magic, science, adventure, a touch of romance – with added unicorns! Tiff: I’m all about the playlist! What’s one song that […]

In Which I Interview Emery Lord (!!!!)

In Which I Interview Emery Lord (!!!!)

Guys, I am so excited to welcome the one & only Emery Lord to my blog today for an interview! You’ve heard a ton from me and from other readers on what her work has meant to us…now, bask in the awesomeness that is the Lord. =p Emery is just as vivacious and honest and well-spoken as her books, and I had SUCH a good time reading her answers – and if there’s not a line-up to be her friend after this, then something has gone wrong in the universe. =p Check it out! 1. Firstly, can you choose one song […]