Blog Tour, Review, and Giveaway: The Throwback List by Lily Anderson

I am thrilled to be hosting a spot on the THE THROWBACK LIST by Lily Anderson Blog Tour hosted by Rockstar Book Tours. Check out my post and make sure to enter the giveaway! 

About the Book:


Author: Lily Anderson

Pub. Date: October 5, 2021

Publisher:  Hyperion Avenue

Formats: Hardcover, eBook, Audiobook

Pages: 400

Find it: GoodreadsAmazonKindleAudibleB&NiBooks,


Welcome to Sandy Point, Oregon: a sleepy beach town that’s home to a giant anchor statue, a sometimes-karaoke-bar, and Frosty’s questionably legendary Sunday Sundae Surprise. A town Jo, Autumn, and Bianca thought they’d left far behind when they graduated high school, finally moving on to greener pastures than the midway point for tourists heading to the Goonies house. But life seldom goes according to plan.

Bianca Boria-Birdy, former prom queen and valedictorian, has always been an overachiever. As she juggles managing the family tattoo parlor, caring for her grandmother, and adjusting to a new marriage, Bianca’s schedule becomes stricter than ever, with no room for disruption. What she really needs is a vacation, but not even Bianca Boria-Birdy can achieve the impossible.
Autumn Kelly used to be an actress. Now she teaches drama at Sandy Point High. She may have had to kiss her movie-star dreams goodbye, but molding the next generation of performers has given her life meaning in a whole new way. Until the sudden reappearance of her ex-best friend throws everything off-balance.

Jo Freeman has it all together. With a cool job in Silicon Valley, connections at the trendiest fitness studios, and a down payment on her dream condo, she’s well on her way to reaching every one of her goals before thirty. Or she was, before she got fired and landed right back home with her parents and teenage sister.

When Jo finds an old bucket list in her childhood bedroom, it sets the three women on a path that brings them closer to one another with each task. And it just might lead to a life none of them could have planned. 

Praise for The Throwback List
“Witty and fiercely relatable. Lily Anderson writes about what it’s like to realize you’re totally failing at this adulting thing and how it makes you turn to that one, special, friend who always knew you best. A fun, funny, and surprisingly emotional look at how friendship evolves but always endures.”—Sarah Watson, author of Most Likely and creator of The Bold Type

My Review:

4/5 ⭐️

This was a really fun, emotional read. And the humor! Such a great look at how friendships change and grow with time. This was a quick, exciting read for me that reminded me a bit of shows like Bold Type and Gilmore Girls. So if you’re a fan of either show this is the book for you!

About Lily Anderson:

Lily Anderson is the author of The Only Thing Worse Than Me is You; Not Now, Not Ever; and Undead Girl Gang. A former school librarian, she is deeply devoted to Shakespeare, fairy tales, and podcasts. Somewhere in Northern California, she is having strong opinions on musical theater. Find her online at 

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Giveaway Details:

3 winners will receive a finished copy of THE THROWBACK LIST, US Only.

Tour Schedule:

Week One:

10/1/2021 brittreadsalattebooks Excerpt & IG Post

10/2/2021 Amani’s Honest Reviews Excerpt

Week Two:

10/3/2021 Rajiv’s Reviews Review

10/4/2021 The Pages In-Between Review

10/5/2021 BookHounds Excerpt

10/6/2021 @curlygrannylovestoread Review

10/7/2021 Lexijava_Bookish Review

10/8/2021 The Book Review Crew Review

10/9/2021 Cocoa With Books Review

Week Three:

10/10/2021 Kait Plus Books Review

10/11/2021 @bookisheclectic Review

10/12/2021 Sometimes Leelynn Reads Review

10/13/2021 More Books Please blog Review

10/14/2021 A Bookish Dream Review

10/15/2021 @enjoyingbooksagain Review

10/16/2021 My Fictional Oasis Review

Week Four:

10/17/2021 Zainey Laney Review

10/18/2021 @moonlight_rendezvous Review

10/19/2021 @jypsylynn Review

10/20/2021 The Momma Spot Review

10/21/2021 The Phantom Paragrapher Review

10/22/2021 coffeebooksandmascara Review

10/23/2021 Lifestyle of Me Review

Week Five:

10/24/2021 Perusewithcoffee Review

10/25/2021 Pagesofyellow Review

10/26/2021 cindysloveofbooks Review

10/27/2021 Popthebutterfly Reads Review

10/28/2021 two points of interest Review

10/29/2021 Fire and Ice Review

10/30/2021 BookBriefs Review

Week Six:

10/31/2021 Phannie the Ginger Bookworm Review

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