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YA Book Review: The Memory of Things

The following review of The Memory of Things (St. Martin’s Griffin, September 16, 2016 ) by Gae Polisner is by Food, Fitness and Fiction Contributing Editor Joshua Flores (pictured above). Here is a description of The Memory of Things from Amazon: On the morning of September 11, 2001, sixteen-year-old Kyle… Read More

Cheesy Chicken Fajitas

Looking for a quick and easy family meal? Here’s one for chicken fajitas from my book, Feed Your Family Right (John Wiley & Sons, Inc).  Cheesy Chicken Fajitas  This is one of my signature dishes that all my boys (including my husband) love. It’s so easy to prepare, with few… Read More

How to Add Pep to End of Summer Celebrations

Disclaimer: I’ve partnered with Planters Peanuts. As always, all opinions are my own. Please read my disclosure statement here. With Labor Day just around the corner, instead of spending the holiday weekend lamenting the dwindling days of summer, why not celebrate! To help ease the transition from August to September—and… Read More

YA Book Review: American Girls

The following review of American Girls (Flatiron Books, June 7, 2016) by Alison Umminger is from Food, Fitness & Fiction Contributing Editor Amber Lee. Here’s a description of the book from Amazon: Anna is a fifteen-year-old girl slouching toward adulthood, and she’s had it with her life at home. So… Read More

YA Book Review: A World Without You

The following review of A World Without You (July 19, 2016 Razor Bill) by Beth Revis is by Food, Fitness and Fiction Contributing Editor Joshua Flores (pictured below). Here is a description of A World Without You from Amazon: Seventeen-year-old Bo has always had delusions that he can travel through… Read More

YA Book Review: Saving Montgomery Sole

The following review of Saving Montgomery Sole (Roaring Brook Press, April 19, 2016) by Mariko Tamaki is from Food, Fitness & Fiction Contributing Editor Amber Lee. Here’s a description of the book from Amazon: Montgomery Sole is a square peg in a small town, forced to go to a school… Read More

Food, Fitness & Fiction Spring 2016

To see what’s new on the Food, Fitness & Fiction blog and learn what I’ve been up to as of late, please check out the summer 2016 issue of Food, Fitness & Fiction right here. Hope to connect with you on social media and that you have a safe, enjoyable… Read More

Today in YA: A Q & A with Author Caragh O’Brien

The following post is from Food, Fitness & Fiction Contributing Editor Josh Flores (pictured above). Caragh O’ Brien is the bestselling author of both the Birthmarked Trilogy as well as the recently released The Vault of Dreamers series. O’ Brien’s writing is both thrilling as well as haunting. While she… Read More

The Mom’s Guide to a Nourishing Garden

Thinking of starting your own garden? I have just the book for you. Designed for the harried mom who craves simplicity and balance in her life, the new book, The Mom’s Guide to a Nourishing Garden, by registered dietitian nutritionist Jen Haugen shows readers why gardening together as a family… Read More

YALLWEST 2016: An Interview with Jennifer Niven

The following post by Food, Fitness & Fiction Contributing Editor Josh Flores was written in collaboration with Germ Magazine. YALLWEST 2016 was extraordinary. From ARC giveaways to exclusive author keynotes, the event was everything book lovers could have dreamed of, and more. I enjoyed meeting so many passionate book fans,… Read More