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GIVEAWAY: Here We Are: Feminism For The Real World & Boss Babes | Int’l Women’s Day

March 8, 2017 / 15 Comments / Posted by Tiff @ Mostly YA Lit in Giveaways
GIVEAWAY: Here We Are: Feminism For The Real World & Boss Babes | Int’l Women’s Day

Hi all, happy International Women’s Day! Happy Women’s History Month! I’m so delighted today to be hosting a special giveaway of two amazing, girl-centric, feminist books: Here We Are: Feminism For the Real World edited by Kelly Jensen, and Boss Babes: A Coloring & Activity Book for Grown-Ups by Michelle Volansky! A little background on this giveaway: As a lot of you know, I’m a feminist and a strong supporter of equality. It’s been deeply disturbing to see what’s going on in the US with regards to President Trump and women’s rights. And it’s even scarier to see how threads of misogyny, prejudice, […]

GIVEAWAY | Why Anne of Green Gables Is My Favourite YA Character | Book Madness 2017

GIVEAWAY | Why Anne of Green Gables Is My Favourite YA Character | Book Madness 2017

Hi guys, I’m so excited to be part of Maggie Ann Martin’s Book Madness 2017! For those of you who don’t know, Book Madness is like March Madness – but with our favorite book characters instead of, you know, sports. Here’s how Maggie describes it: Book Madness 2017 is a chance for participating bloggers to gush about their favorite characters. Every few days there will be a new round of votes throughout the month of March to narrow all 64 of those characters down to one ultimate champion. Just like last year there will be prizes for viewers/voters and the […]

GIVEAWAY CONTEST: Heartless by Marissa Meyer | Blog Tour: Queen of Hearts Excerpt + Review!

GIVEAWAY CONTEST: Heartless by Marissa Meyer | Blog Tour: Queen of Hearts Excerpt + Review!

Hi guys, I’m delighted to be the first stop on the Canadian blog tour for Heartless by Marissa Meyer! Heartless comes out tomorrow, and to celebrate, I’ve got an excerpt focused on the future Queen of Hearts herself, Lady Catherine Pinkerton, and my review. Oh, and I’m also giving away a copy of the book – internationally! As many of you know, I’m a HUGE fan of Ms. Meyer’s Lunar Chronicles series, which are four connected sci-fi fairy tale retellings. Marissa has an incredible talent for making fairy tale characters realistic and making us care about them. At the same time, she plays […]

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 […]

What Do Morgan Matson Books Mean To You? | Giveaway | #UnexpectedlyEpic #MorganMatsonWeek

What Do Morgan Matson Books Mean To You? | Giveaway | #UnexpectedlyEpic #MorganMatsonWeek

Hi guys! Welcome to Day 4 of #MorganMatsonWeek! Today I’ve got some serious Morgan Matson fans here to tell you what Morgan’s work means to them. And one of them, Gabi @ Let’s Gab About Books, has a special giveaway for you US readers: mini-The Unexpected Everything book necklaces (I SO want one of these!). Also today, check out my interview with the lady herself: Morgan Matson! We’re talking summer, grief, friendship, George R.R. Martin, and more. What do Morgan Matson Books Mean to You? Morgan Matson is hands down one of my personal favorite YA authors. Ever since I read […]

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 […]

[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 […]

Giveaway Contest: Win a December 2015 New Release!

Giveaway Contest: Win a December 2015 New Release!

Hey guys, it’s been awhile since I’ve done this, but since it’s the holiday, I wanted to share the book love by having a giveaway/contest to win a December 2015 new release – and yes, it’s open internationally! You know the drill: I’m giving away one young adult, middle grade, or new adult book released this month, under $20 CAD (I also included on adult romance title that I’m going to read, so you’re allowed to ask for that if you want it). In the interest of not making myself crazy, I’m only posting covers for the ones I’m super interested […]

3 Things to Think About At 33 [GIVEAWAY]

3 Things to Think About At 33 [GIVEAWAY]

Hey guys! It’s my birthday! Yes, that’s right, today I am 33. I know there isn’t anything big or special about 33, but I’m a birthday person, and every year I get older, I do think I gain a little more wisdom and a lot more perspective. So, if you’ll indulge me, here is a list of things I’ve thought about and learned in the past year. How Much I Value My Physical Well-Being Look, I’m not saying I’m the healthiest person around, but having sprained my ankle and spent months healing it, only to have it strained again…I’m aware […]