Tour Announcement: BUT THEN I CAME BACK by Estelle Laure


Hey everyone! We are super excited to announce a tour we're hosting for BUT THEN I CAME BACK by Estelle Laure which releases on April 4th!

The tour will run for two weeks - from March 27th-31st & April 3rd-7th- will have one stop per day and will consist of a mix of reviews, excerpts, and guest posts.

The bloggers who are chosen as hosts for a guest post or an interview will be required to come up with guest post topics (at least three) or interview questions (at most five). Interviews will be author or character interviews. 

Review copies will be provided by the publisher.

Details on a giveaway are TK.

If you'd like to be considered to be a stop on this tour, please first sign up as a tour host and then fill out the sign-up form HERE.

***Sign-ups open until March 2nd Noon PST***

Once the blog hosts have been chosen and the tour schedule finalized we will have a post announcing the tour.

Please note: Signing up for the tour does not guarantee you will be selected. We will reach out to all hosts that have been chosen once the sign-ups have closed.

We are totally stoked for the tour for BUT THEN I CAME BACK this April! We can't wait for everyone to read it!

About the Book

Title: BUT THEN I CAME BACK
Author: Estelle Laure
Pub. Date: April 4, 2017
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 512
Formats: Hardcover, eBook
Find it: Amazon, Barnes & Noble, iBooksGoodreads
Eden Jones, a 17-year-old girl, feels lost after surviving a near fatal accident. Unable to connect with her family and friends, Eden forms an unlikely relationship with Joe, a boy who comes to the hospital to visit Jasmine, a friend who may soon be gone forever. Eden is the only person who can get through to Jasmine, but is she brave enough to face a world that’s bigger and more magical than she ever would have allowed? 

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Tour Announcement: DEFY THE STARS by Claudia Gray


Hey everyone! We are super excited to announce a tour we're hosting for DEFY THE STARS by Claudia Gray which releases on April 4th!

The tour will run for two weeks - from March 27th-31st & April 3rd-7th- will have one stop per day and will consist of a mix of reviews, excerpts, and guest posts.

Claudia will be doing her own posts for this tour so bloggers will not need to submit interview questions or guest post topics.

Review copies will be provided by Rockstar Book Tours.

Details on a giveaway are TK.

If you'd like to be considered to be a stop on this tour, please first sign up as a tour host and then fill out the sign-up form HERE.

***Sign-ups open until March 1st Noon PST***

Once the blog hosts have been chosen and the tour schedule finalized we will have a post announcing the tour.

Please note: Signing up for the tour does not guarantee you will be selected. We will reach out to all hosts that have been chosen once the sign-ups have closed.

We are totally stoked for the tour for DEFY THE STARS this March (Jaime read already and loved)! We can't wait for everyone to read it!

About the Book

Title: DEFY THE STARS
Author: Claudia Gray
Pub. Date: April 4, 2017
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 512
Formats: Hardcover, paperback, eBook, audiobook
Find it: Amazon, Barnes & Noble, iBooksGoodreads
Noemi Vidal is a teen soldier from the planet Genesis, once a colony of Earth that's now at war for its independence. The humans of Genesis have fought Earth's robotic "mech" armies for decades with no end in sight.

After a surprise attack, Noemi finds herself stranded in space on an abandoned ship where she meets Abel, the most sophisticated mech prototype ever made. One who should be her enemy. But Abel's programming forces him to obey Noemi as his commander, which means he has to help her save Genesis--even though her plan to win the war will kill him.

Together they embark on a daring voyage through the galaxy. Before long, Noemi begins to realize Abel may be more than a machine, and, for his part, Abel's devotion to Noemi is no longer just a matter of programming.
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Tour Announcement- NIGHT WITCHES by Kathryn Lasky


Hey everyone! We are super excited to announce a tour we're hosting for NIGHT WITCHES by Kathryn Lasky which releases on March 28th!

The tour will run for two weeks - from March 20th-24th & 27th-31st- will have one stop per day and will consist of a mix of reviews, excerpts, guest posts, and interviews.

The bloggers who are chosen as hosts for a guest post or an interview will be required to come up with guest post topics (at least three) or interview questions (at most five). Interviews will be author or character interviews. 

Review copies will be provided by the publisher.

Details on a giveaway are TK.

If you'd like to be considered to be a stop on this tour, please first sign up as a tour host and then fill out the sign-up form HERE.

***Sign-ups open until February 28th Noon PST***

Once the blog hosts have been chosen and the tour schedule finalized we will have a post announcing the tour.

Please note: Signing up for the tour does not guarantee you will be selected. We will reach out to all hosts that have been chosen once the sign-ups have closed.

We are totally stoked for the tour for NIGHT WITCHES this March! We can't wait for everyone to read it!

About the Book

Title: NIGHT WITCHES
Author: Kathryn Lasky
Pub. Date: March 28, 2017
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Pages: 224
Formats: Hardcover, eBook, audiobook
Find it: Amazon, Barnes & NobleGoodreads
From bestselling and award-winning author Kathryn Lasky comes an explosive adventure following the teen girl fighter pilots who took on Hitler's army . . . and won.

Fifteen-year-old Valya knows what it feels like to fly. She's a pilot who's always felt more at home soaring through the sky than down on earth. But since the Germans surrounded Stalingrad, Valya's been forced to stay on the ground and watch her city crumble.

When her mother is killed during the siege, Valya is left with one burning desire: to join up with her older sister, a member of the famous and feared Night Witches -- a brigade of young female pilots.

Using all her wits, Valya manages to get past the German blockade and find the Night Witches' base . . . and that's when the REAL danger starts. The women have been assigned a critical mission. If they succeed, they'll inflict serious damage on the Nazis. If they fail, they'll face death . . . or even worse horrors.

Historical fiction master Lasky sheds light on the war's unsung heroes -- daredevil girls who took to the skies to fight for their country -- in an action-packed thrill ride that'll leave you electrified and breathless. 
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Tour Announcement: HEARTS & OTHER BODY PARTS by Ira Bloom


Hey everyone! We are super excited to announce a tour we're hosting for HEARTS & OTHER BODY PARTS by Ira Bloom which releases on March 28th!

The tour will run for two weeks - from March 20th-24th & 27th-31st- will have one stop per day and will consist of a mix of reviews, excerpts, guest posts, and interviews.

The bloggers who are chosen as hosts for a guest post or an interview will be required to come up with guest post topics (at least three) or interview questions (at most five). Interviews will be author or character interviews. 

Review copies will be provided by the publisher.

Details on a giveaway are TK.

If you'd like to be considered to be a stop on this tour, please first sign up as a tour host and then fill out the sign-up form HERE.

***Sign-ups open until February 27th Noon PST***

Once the blog hosts have been chosen and the tour schedule finalized we will have a post announcing the tour.

Please note: Signing up for the tour does not guarantee you will be selected. We will reach out to all hosts that have been chosen once the sign-ups have closed.

We are totally stoked for the tour for HEARTS & OTHER BODY PARTS this March! We can't wait for everyone to read it!

About the Book

Title: HEARTS & OTHER BODY PARTS
Author: Ira Bloom
Pub. Date: March 28, 2017
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Pages: 352
Formats: Hardcover, eBook, audiobook
Find it: Amazon, Barnes & Noble, iBooksGoodreads
A novel of love and monsters.

Sisters Esme, Katy, and Ronnie are smart, talented, and gorgeous, and better yet . . . all three are witches. They have high school wired until the arrival of two new students. The first is Norman, who is almost eight feet tall and appears to be constructed of bolts and mismatched body parts. Despite his intimidating looks, Esme finds herself strangely -- almost romantically -- drawn to both his oversized brain and oversized heart.

The second new arrival is Zack, an impossibly handsome late transfer from the UK who has the girls at school instantly mesmerized. Soon even sensible Esme has forgotten Norman, and all three sisters are in a flat-out hex war to win Zack. But while the magic is flying, only Norman seems to notice that students who wander off alone with Zack end up with crushed bones and memory loss. Or worse, missing entirely.

Hearts & Other Body Parts is a wickedly addictive novel about love, monsters, and loyalty. And oh yeah, a Japanese corpse-eating demon cat. 
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Tour Announcement: HEAR THE WOLVES by Victoria Scott


Hey everyone! We are super excited to announce a tour we're hosting for a Middle Grade Novel HEAR THE WOLVES by Victoria Scott which releases on March 28th!

The tour will run for two weeks - from March 20th-24th & 27th-31st- will have one stop per day and will consist of a mix of reviews, excerpts, guest posts, and interviews.

The bloggers who are chosen as hosts for a guest post or an interview will be required to come up with guest post topics (at least three) or interview questions (at most five). Interviews will be author or character interviews. 

Review copies will be provided by the publisher.

Details on a giveaway are TK.

If you'd like to be considered to be a stop on this tour, please first sign up as a tour host and then fill out the sign-up form HERE.

***Sign-ups open until February 25th Noon PST***

Once the blog hosts have been chosen and the tour schedule finalized we will have a post announcing the tour.

Please note: Signing up for the tour does not guarantee you will be selected. We will reach out to all hosts that have been chosen once the sign-ups have closed.

We are totally stoked for the tour for HEAR THE WOLVES this March! We can't wait for everyone to read it!

About the Book

Title: HEAR THE WOLVES
Author: Victoria Scott
Pub. Date: March 28, 2017
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Pages: 240
Formats: Hardcover, eBook
Find it: Amazon, Barnes & Noble, iBooksGoodreads
It’s survival of the strongest in a contemporary, girl-versus-wild middle-grade debut from Fire & Flood author Victoria Scott!

Sloan is a hunter.

So she shouldn’t be afraid of anything. But ever since her mom left the family and she lost hearing in one ear in a blizzard, it’s been hard to talk to people, and near-impossible to go anywhere or do anything without her dad or big sister within eyesight — it makes her too scared to be on her own.

When they leave her home alone for what should only be two nights, she’s already panicked. Then the snow starts falling and doesn’t stop. One of her neighbors is hurt in an accident. And the few people still left in Rusic need to make it to the river and the boat that’s tied there — their only way to get to a doctor from their isolated Alaska town.

But the woods are icy cold, and the wolves are hungry. Sloan and her group are running out of food, out of energy, and out of time. That’s when the wolves start hunting them . . .
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Tour Announcement: BLOOD ROSE REBELLION by Rosalyn Eves


Hey everyone! We are super excited to announce a tour we're hosting for BLOOD ROSE REBELLION by Rosalyn Eves which releases on March 28th!

The tour will run for two weeks - from March 20th-24th & 27th-31st- will have one stop per day and will consist of a mix of reviews, excerpts, guest posts, and interviews.

The bloggers who are chosen as hosts for a guest post or an interview will be required to come up with guest post topics (at least three) or interview questions (at most five). Interviews will be author or character interviews. 

Review copies will be provided by the publisher.

Details on a giveaway are TK.

If you'd like to be considered to be a stop on this tour, please first sign up as a tour host and then fill out the sign-up form HERE.

***Sign-ups open until February 24th Noon PST***

Once the blog hosts have been chosen and the tour schedule finalized we will have a post announcing the tour.

Please note: Signing up for the tour does not guarantee you will be selected. We will reach out to all hosts that have been chosen once the sign-ups have closed.

We are totally stoked for the tour for BLOOD ROSE REBELLION this March (Jaime read and loved)! We can't wait for everyone to read it!

About the Book

Title: BLOOD ROSE REBELLION
Author: Rosalyn Eves
Pub. Date: March 28, 2017
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
Pages: 416
Formats: Hardcover, eBook audiobook
Find it: Amazon, Barnes & Noble, iBooks, AudibleGoodreads
The thrilling first book in a YA fantasy trilogy for fans of Red Queen. In a world where social prestige derives from a trifecta of blood, money, and magic, one girl has the ability to break the spell that holds the social order in place.

Sixteen-year-old Anna Arden is barred from society by a defect of blood. Though her family is part of the Luminate, powerful users of magic, she is Barren, unable to perform the simplest spells. Anna would do anything to belong. But her fate takes another course when, after inadvertently breaking her sister’s debutante spell—an important chance for a highborn young woman to show her prowess with magic—Anna finds herself exiled to her family’s once powerful but now crumbling native Hungary.

Her life might well be over.

In Hungary, Anna discovers that nothing is quite as it seems. Not the people around her, from her aloof cousin Noémi to the fierce and handsome Romani Gábor. Not the society she’s known all her life, for discontent with the Luminate is sweeping the land. And not her lack of magic. Isolated from the only world she cares about, Anna still can’t seem to stop herself from breaking spells.

As rebellion spreads across the region, Anna’s unique ability becomes the catalyst everyone is seeking. In the company of nobles, revolutionaries, and Romanies, Anna must choose: deny her unique power and cling to the life she’s always wanted, or embrace her ability and change that world forever.
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Tour Schedule: FUTURE THREAT by Elizabeth Briggs


Hey everyone! We are super excited to announce the schedule for the FUTURE THREAT Blog Tour which begins on Monday, February 20th!

The tour runs from February 20th-24th & 27th-March 3rd, will have one stop per day, and will consist of reviews, interviews, & guest posts!

There is also a tour-wide giveaway for 2 sets of FUTURE SHOCK & FUTURE THREAT, US Only. So be sure to stop by any or all of the stops for a chance to win.

But until then, here are your hosts.

The Tour Hosts

Week One

2/20/2017-Andi's ABCsReview
2/21/2017- BookHounds YA- Interview
2/22/2017- Fantasy Book CriticGuest Post
2/23/2017- With Love for Books - Review
2/24/2017- Tales of the Ravenous ReaderInterview

Week Two

2/27/2017- The Heart of a Book BloggerReview
2/28/2017- Wishful EndingsGuest Post
3/1/2017- Book-KeepingReview
3/2/2017- Two Chicks on BooksInterview
3/3/2017- Always MeReview

About the Book

Title: FUTURE THREAT
Author: Elizabeth Briggs
Pub. Date: March 1, 2017
Publisher: AW Teen
Pages: 272
Formats: Hardcover, paperback, eBook
Six months ago Aether Corporation sent Elena, Adam, and three other recruits on a trip to the future where they brought back secret information--but not everyone made it back to the present alive. Now Elena's dealing with her survivor's guilt and trying to make her relationship with Adam work. All she knows for sure is that she's done with time travel and Aether Corporation.

But Aether's not done with her--or Adam, or fellow survivor Chris. The travelers on Aether's latest mission to the future have gone missing, and Elena and her friends are drafted into the rescue effort. They arrive in a future that's amazingly advanced, thanks to Aether Corporation's reverse-engineered technology. The mission has deadly consequences, though, and they return to the future to try to alter the course of events.

But the future is different yet again. Now every trip through time reveals new complications, and more lives lost--or never born. Elena and Adam must risk everything--including their relationship--to save their friends.

The second book in the New York Times bestselling Future Shock trilogy.


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Review Copies Available: BLACK DAWN by Mallory McCartney


Hey everyone! We are here to tell you that review copies (eBooks only) of  BLACK DAWN by Mallory McCartney which is released on February 14th, 2017 are available to request now! We here at Rockstar Book tours have teamed up with Mallory to help spread the word!


If you'd like to be considered for a review copy please fill out this sign-up FORM.

                              ***Requests are open until February 22nd noon PST***



We are super excited that BLACK DAWN is out in the world and would like to help spread the love! Only requirement of this is you must place your review on Amazon and Goodreads within a month of receiving the book.

About the Book

Title: BLACK DAWN
Author: Mallory McCartney
Pub. Date: February 14, 2017
Publisher: Clean Reads Publishing
Pages: 190
Formats: Paperback, eBook
Find it: Amazon | B&NGoodreads
The end of an Empire, The rise of a Queen.

Emory Fae enjoys leading a quiet, normal life that is until two mysterious, and dare I say handsome soldiers show up at her apartment doorstep and the life she knew is instantly whisked away. Coming from the magical and ravaged world of Kiero, Emory is brought back not realizing that both men are darkly woven in her past. Discovering she is the long lost heir to the Royal Line, Emory is thrown into Black Dawn Rebellion with a dynamic role to ignite the rebels and reclaim her throne. With both lives clashing Emory uncovers hidden secrets from her past, a power held long dormant, and will soon realize there are worse things than supernatural humans, love, loss, betrayal, and a Mad King.

Some things are better left in the shadows. 
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Tour Schedule: LOVE AND FIRST SIGHT by Josh Sundquist


Hey everyone! We are super excited to announce the schedule for the LOVE AND FIRST SIGHT Blog Tour which begins on Monday, February 6th!

The tour runs from February 6th-10th & 13th-17th, will have two stops per day, and will consist of reviews, interviews, & guest posts!

There is also a tour-wide giveaway for 3 finished copies of the book, US Only. So be sure to stop by any or all of the stops for a chance to win.

But until then, here are your hosts.

The Tour Hosts

Week One

2/6/2017- BookHounds YA- Interview
2/7/2017- A Gingerly ReviewReview
2/8/2017- Actin' Up with BooksGuest Post
2/9/2017- The Hardcover LoverReview
2/10/2017- A Dream Within A DreamGuest Post

Week Two

2/13/2017- Eli to the nthReview
2/14/2017- Literary MeanderingsInterview
2/15/2017- Here's to Happy EndingsReview
2/16/2017- Wandering Bark BooksGuest Post
2/17/2017- Just CommonlyReview

About the Book

Title: LOVE AND FIRST SIGHT
Author: Josh Sundquist
Pub. Date:January 3, 2017
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 281
Formats: Hardcover, eBook, audiobook
Love is more than meets the eye.

On his first day at a new school, blind sixteen-year-old Will Porter accidentally groped a girl on the stairs, sat on another student in the cafeteria, and somehow drove a classmate to tears. High school can only go up from here, right?

As Will starts to find his footing, he develops a crush on a sweet but shy girl named Cecily. And despite his fear that having a girlfriend will make him inherently dependent on someone sighted, the two of them grow closer and closer. Then an unprecedented opportunity arises: an experimental surgery that could give Will eyesight for the first time in his life. But learning to see is more difficult than Will ever imagined, and he soon discovers that the sighted world has been keeping secrets. It turns out Cecily doesn’t meet traditional definitions of beauty—in fact, everything he’d heard about her appearance was a lie engineered by their so-called friends to get the two of them together. Does it matter what Cecily looks like? No, not really. But then why does Will feel so betrayed?




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Tour Schedule: THE WISH GRANTER by C.J. Redwine


Hey everyone! We are super excited to announce the schedule for the BLACK DAWN Blog Tour which begins on Monday, February 6th!

The tour runs from February 6th-10th & 13th-17th, will have two stops per day, and will consist of reviews, interviews, & guest posts!

There is also a tour-wide giveaway for 3 signed finished copies of the book and buttons, US & Canada Only So be sure to stop by any or all of the stops for a chance to win.

But until then, here are your hosts.

The Tour Hosts

Week One

2/6/2017- Zach's YA ReviewsGuest Post
2/7/2017- FiktshunReview
2/8/2017- Novel NoviceGuest Post
2/9/2017- BookCrushinReview
2/10/2017- Ya and WineGuest Post

Week Two

2/13/2017- A Backwards StoryReview
2/14/2017- YA Books CentralGuest Post
2/15/2017- Mundie MomsReview
2/16/2017- Two Chicks on Books- Guest Post
2/17/2017- The Best Books Ever Review

About the Book

Title: THE WISH GRANTER
Author: C.J. Readwine
Pub. Date: February 14, 2017
Publisher: Balzer + Bray
Pages: 432
Formats: Hardcover, eBook, audiobook
An epic fantasy inspired by the Rumpelstiltskin fairy tale, about a bastard princess who must take on an evil fae to save her brother’s soul, from the New York Times bestselling author of The Shadow Queen.


The world has turned upside down for Thad and Ari Glavan, the bastard twins of Súndraille’s king. Their mother was murdered. The royal family died mysteriously. And now Thad sits on the throne of a kingdom whose streets are suddenly overrun with violence that he can’t stop.

Growing up ignored by the nobility, Ari never wanted to be a proper princess. And when Thad suddenly starts training Ari to take his place, she realizes that her brother’s ascension to the throne wasn’t fate. It was the work of a Wish Granter named Alistair Teague, who tricked Thad into wishing away both the safety of his people and his soul in exchange for the crown.

So Ari recruits the help of Thad’s enigmatic new weapons master, Sebastian Vaughn, to teach her how to fight Teague. With secret ties to Teague’s criminal empire, Sebastian might just hold the key to discovering Alistair’s weaknesses, saving Ari’s brother—and herself.

But Teague is ruthless and more than ready to destroy anyone who dares stand in his way—and now he has his sights set on the princess. And if Ari can’t outwit him, she’ll lose Sebastian, her brother...and her soul.



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Tour Schedule: BLACK DAWN by Mallory McCartney


Hey everyone! We are super excited to announce the schedule for the BLACK DAWN Blog Tour which begins on Monday, February 6th!

The tour runs from February 6th-10th & 13th-17th, will have two stops per day, and will consist of reviews, interviews, & guest posts!

There is also a tour-wide giveaway for 3 signed finished copies of the book and buttons, US & Canada Only So be sure to stop by any or all of the stops for a chance to win.

But until then, here are your hosts.

The Tour Hosts

Week One

2/6/2017- Literary Meanderings - Interview
2/6/2017- Literary DustReview

2/7/2017- Daniel RidingExcerpt
2/7/2017- Bibliobibuli YAReview

2/8/2017- Books,Dreams,Life- Interview
2/8/2017- A Dream Within A DreamReview

2/9/2017- Don't Judge, ReadGuest Post
2/9/2017- Book BriefsReview

2/10/2017- Kayl's Krazy ObsessionExcerpt
2/10/2017- Taking It One Book at a TimeReview

Week Two

2/13/2017- Two Chicks on BooksInterview
2/13/2017- YA and WineReview

2/14/2017- Margie's Must ReadsExcerpt
2/14/2017- Lost in Ever AfterReview

2/15/2017- The Autumn BookshelfInterview
2/15/2017- FiktshunReview

2/16/2017- Wandering Bark BooksGuest Post
2/16/2017- Mundie MomsReview

2/17/2017- Captivated ReadingExcerpt
2/17/2017- Owl Always Be ReadingReview

About the Book

Title: BLACK DAWN
Author: Mallory McCartney
Release Date: February 14, 2017
Publisher: Clean Reads Publishing
Pages: 352
Formats: Paperback, eBook
Find it: Amazon, B&N, Goodreads
Emory Fae enjoys leading a quiet, normal life. That is until two mysterious, and handsome soldiers show up at her apartment, and the life she knew is instantly whisked away. Memphis Carter and Brokk Foster come from the magical and war ridden world of Kiero, and bringing Emory back she will discover she is the long lost heir to the Royal Line and is thrown into the Black Dawn Rebellion with a dynamic role to ignite the rebels and reclaim her throne.

With both men being darkly woven in her past Emory uncovers hidden secrets, a power held long dormant, and will soon realize there are worse things than supernatural humans, love, loss, betrayal, and a Mad King.

Some things are better left in the shadows.



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Tour Schedule: WINTERSONG by S Jae-Jones


Hey everyone! We are super excited to announce the schedule for the WINTERSONG Blog Tour which begins on Monday, January 30th!

The tour runs from January 30th-February 3rd & February 6th-10th, will have one stop per day, and will consist of reviews, interviews, & guest posts!

There is also a tour-wide giveaway for 3 finished copies of the book, US Only So be sure to stop by any or all of the stops for a chance to win.

But until then, here are your hosts.

The Tour Hosts

Week One

1/30/2017- Dazzled by BooksReview
1/31/2017- Adventures of a Book JunkieInterview
2/1/2017- Nicole's Novel Reads- Excerpt
2/2/2017- A Backwards StoryReview
2/3/2017- Two Chicks on BooksInterview

Week Two

1/6/2017- ButtermybooksReview
1/7/2017- Mary Had a Little Book BlogGuest Post
1/8/2017- OMG Books And More BooksReview
1/9/2017- YA Books CentralInterview
1/10/2017- Emily Reads EverythingReview

About the Book

Title: WINTERSONG
Author: S. Jae-Jones
Pub. Date: February 7, 2017
Publisher: A Thomas Dunne Book for St. Martin's Griffin
Pages: 448
Formats: Hardcover, eBook
Beware the goblin men and the wares they sell.

All her life, nineteen-year-old Liesl has heard tales of the beautiful, mysterious Goblin King. He is the Lord of Mischief, the Ruler Underground, and the muse around which her music is composed. Yet, as Liesl helps shoulder the burden of running her family’s inn, her dreams of composition and childish fancies about the Goblin King must be set aside in favor of more practical concerns.

But when her sister Käthe is taken by the goblins, Liesl journeys to their realm to rescue her sister and return her to the world above. The Goblin King agrees to let Käthe go—for a price. The life of a maiden must be given to the land, in accordance with the old laws. A life for a life, he says. Without sacrifice, nothing good can grow. Without death, there can be no rebirth. In exchange for her sister’s freedom, Liesl offers her hand in marriage to the Goblin King. He accepts.

Down in the Underground, Liesl discovers that the Goblin King still inspires her—musically, physically, emotionally. Yet even as her talent blossoms, Liesl’s life is slowly fading away, the price she paid for becoming the Goblin King’s bride. As the two of them grow closer, they must learn just what it is they are each willing to sacrifice: her life, her music, or the end of the world.


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