Tag: dogs

I Double Dog Dare You: Morgan Matson x Dogs + Favorites Poll! #UnexpectedlyEpic #MorganMatsonWeek

I Double Dog Dare You: Morgan Matson x Dogs + Favorites Poll! #UnexpectedlyEpic #MorganMatsonWeek

Hi guys, welcome to Day 6 of Morgan Matson Week! It’s the weekend, so today, I’m all about the fun – and what’s more fun than Morgan Matson x dogs? We all know that Morgan adores dogs. She has her own little mutt, Murphy (not to be confused with Second Chance Summer’s Murphy!), and as she’s continued to own him, we’ve seen everything from Instagram posts to videos of Murphy (is he not adorable, OMG 🐶😍). Nowhere is Morgan’s love of dogs more apparent than in her new book The Unexpected Everything. Andie, the main character, ends up taking a job […]

Way Better Than Lassie: Early Review – Rain Reign by Ann M. Martin

October 3, 2014 / 2 Comments / Posted by Tiff @ Mostly YA Lit in Review, Uncategorized
Way Better Than Lassie: Early Review – Rain Reign by Ann M. Martin

Rain Reign Author: Ann M. Martin (website | twitter) Publisher: Feiwel & Friends (Raincoast Books in Canada!) Source/Format: ARC from BEA14 Expected publication date: October 7, 2014 (next week!) My rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars In her most powerful novel yet, Newbery Honor author Ann M. Martin tells the story of girl with mental/emotional challenges and the dog she loves. Rose Howard has OCD, Asperger’s syndrome, and an obsession with homonyms (even her name is a homonym). She gave her dog Rain a name with two homonyms (Reign, Rein), which, according to Rose’s rules of homonyms, is very special. Rain was a […]

(Notso) Personal Friday: YA for NJ starts today! Go bid now!

November 30, 2012 / 1 Comment / Posted by Tiff @ Mostly YA Lit in Blogging Life, Book Events, Other
(Notso) Personal Friday: YA for NJ starts today! Go bid now!

Today’s post will have a few cute pics of my pets, but I really wanted to spotlight something bigger than myself. I’m talking about Kieran Scott‘s YA for NJ eBay auctions that start tonight. Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know that Hurricane Sandy devastated the East Coast of the US earlier this month. A lot of people lost their homes and belongings in floods, especially people in New Jersey.  In order to help with rebuilding efforts, Kieran (author of the She’s So Dead to Us series, the PRIVATE and PRIVILEGE series, and countless other YA novels that I’ve […]