Tour Announcement: THE PLENTIFUL DARKNESS by @HeatherKassner & @MacKidsBooks!

Jaime | 12:01 PM | 7 Comments

Hey everyone! We are super excited to announce a Blog Tour we're hosting for a MG Fantasy THE PLENTIFUL DARKNESS by Heather Kassner and Macmillan Kids Books which releases on August 3, 2021! 

The tour will run for two weeks - from August 2nd-6th & 9th-13 will have one stop per day on a blog or  Instagram and will consist of a mix of reviews, excerpts, & spotlights. 

Review copies (finished copies to US residents only and I have a Netgalley widget to send for reviewers to read in the meantime) 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 July 27th noon PST***

Once the blog hosts have been chosen and the tour schedule finalized we will email all the tour hosts who have been chosen with a confirmation email.

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 THE PLENTIFUL DARKNESS this August! We can't wait for everyone to read it!

About the Book

Title: THE PLENTIFUL DARKNESS
Author: Heather Kassner
Pub. Date: August 3, 2021
Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
Formats: Hardcover, eBook
Pages: 256

In Heather Kassner's spine-chilling fantasy novel, reminiscent of Serafina and the Black Cloak, an orphaned girl chases a thieving boy into a magician's land of starless, moonless gloom where other children have gone missing before her.

Though the darkness is indeed plentiful, this book gleams with an eerie magic, its characters burning bright and fierce. A visual treat of a tale. --Stefan Bachmann, international bestselling author of Cinders and Sparrows.


In order to survive on her own, twelve-year-old Rooney de Barra collects precious moonlight, which she draws from the evening sky with her (very rare and most magical) lunar mirror. All the while she tries to avoid the rival roughhouse boys, and yet another, more terrifying danger: the dreaded thing that's been disappearing children in the night.

When Trick Aidan, the worst of the roughhouse boys, steals her lunar mirror, Rooney will do whatever it takes to get it back. Even if it means leaping into a pool of darkness after it swallows Trick and her mirror. Or braving the Plentiful Darkness, a bewitching world devoid of sky and stars. Or begrudgingly teaming up with Trick to confront the magician and unravel the magic that has trapped Warybone's children.

Praise for The Plentiful Darkness:

"For readers who love the creepiness of Coraline . . . Lyrical narration weaves a tale that’s both haunting and comforting." —The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

"Kassner’s latest is deliciously on-brand, with inventive magic, lyrical writing, and that just-right creep factor." —Kirkus

"Readers who enjoy Adam Gidwitz’s Grimm series will enjoy this title too." —School Library Journal
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MORE AUGUST TOURS: Tours From Random House, Roaring Brook Press, Scholastic, & More!

Jaime | 12:09 PM | 3 Comments

Hey everyone! We are super excited to announce more August Tours we're hosting! We have a mix of YA/Adult crossovers, YA, MG, & kidlit. The genres are contemporary, fantasy, & non-fiction!

REVIEW COPIES- Some of these tours will have physical copies but not all. It will say in each book's description below if there are physical copies or only ebooks.

REMEMBER WE WILL BE GIVING AWAY A $25 AMAZON GIFT CARD OR $25 WORTH OF BOOKS FROM THE BOOK DEPOSITORY EACH MONTH TO ONE LUCKY BLOGGER! THE MORE TOURS YOU SIGN UP FOR THE MORE ENTRIES YOU GET!

ALL TOURS WILL HAVE A PRE-MADE HTML POST AND INSTAGRAM PICS SO ALL YOU WILL HAVE TO DO IS COPY AND PASTE INTO YOUR BLOGS OR INSTAGAM!

Check below for specifics on each tour and click on the book covers for the Goodreads links and book info.

Details on a giveaway are TK.

If you'd like to be considered to be a stop on any of these tours, please first sign up as a tour host and fill out the form below.

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 all of these tours this August! We can't wait for everyone to read them!

About the Books! 

Click on the covers to add the books to your Goodreads lists!


This Random House Children’s Books Middle Grade Non-fiction tour runs for two weeks from July 26th-30th & August 2nd-6th, will have one or two stops a day on a Blog or Instagram and consist of reviews, excerpts, & spotlights. Physical Books (US residents only) & eBooks available. There will be images for Instagram stops.

About The Books:

What's Inside a Flower?: And Other Questions about Science & Nature.

From the creator of the New York Times bestseller Women in Science, comes a new nonfiction picture book series ready to grow young scientists by nurturing their curiosity about the natural world--starting with what's inside a flower.

Budding backyard scientists can start exploring their world with this stunning introduction to these flowery show-stoppers--from seeds to roots to blooms. Learning how flowers grow gives kids beautiful building blocks of science and inquiry.

In the launch of a new nonfiction picture book series, Rachel Ignotofsky's distinctive art style and engaging, informative text clearly answers any questions a child (or adult) could have about flowers.

Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World.
Women in Science highlights the contributions of fifty notable women to the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) from the ancient to the modern world. Full of striking, singular art, this collection also contains infographics about relevant topics such as lab equipment, rates of women currently working in STEM fields, and an illustrated scientific glossary. The women profiled include well-known figures like primatologist Jane Goodall, as well as lesser-known pioneers such as Katherine Johnson, the African-American physicist and mathematician who calculated the trajectory of the 1969 Apollo 11 mission to the moon.

Women In Sports: 50 Fearless Athletes Who Played to Win.
Women in Sports highlights notable women's contributions to competitive athletics to inspire readers young and old. Keeping girls interested in sports has never been more important: research suggests that girls who play sports get better grades and have higher self-esteem--but girls are six times more likely to quit playing sports than boys and are unlikely to see female athlete role models in the media. A fascinating collection full of striking, singular art, Women in Sports features 50 profiles and illustrated portraits of women athletes from the 1800s to today including trailblazers, Olympians, and record-breakers in more than 40 different sports. The book also contains infographics about relevant topics such as muscle anatomy, a timeline of women's participation in sports, statistics about women in athletics, and influential female teams.



This Roaring Brook Press/Macmillan YA Contemporary tour runs for two weeks from August 3rd-12th, will have one stop a day on a Blog or Instagram and consist of reviews, interviews, excerpts, & spotlights. Physical Books (US residents only) & eBooks available. There will be images for Instagram stops.

About The Book:

A fierce team of girls takes back the night in this propulsive, electrifying, and high-stakes YA debut from Emma Kress

Zoe Alamandar has one goal: win the State Field Hockey Championships and earn a scholarship that will get her the hell out of Central New York. She and her co-captain Ava Cervantes have assembled a fierce team of dedicated girls who will work hard and play by the rules.

But after Zoe is sexually assaulted at a party, she finds a new goal: make sure no girl feels unsafe again. Zoe and her teammates decide to stop playing by the rules and take justice into their own hands. Soon, their suburban town has a team of superheroes meting out punishments, but one night of vigilantism may cost Zoe her team, the championship, her scholarship, and her future.

Perfect for fans who loved the female friendships of Jennifer Mathieu's Moxie and the bite of Courtney Summer's Sadie


This MM Books YA/Adult Crossover Fantasy Character Card Reveal tour runs for nine days from August 9th-17th, will have one stop a day on INSTAGRAM ONLY and consist of character cards with their info. There are no reviews on this one but if the participants would like to read the books (there will be a tour for book 3 in September) I can send ebooks for all 3 books in the series. There will be images for Instagram stops.

About Book One:

"Hope was a dangerous thing. It could consume every dream and make them take flight, becoming wild daydreams in one's heart and mind. Or hope could incinerate everything you thought you knew, burning you down to your core, leaving you raw and exposed for the world."

Emory Fae has only known one thing--life at The Academy, a school for those who have special abilities. Following in her parents' footsteps, the pressure to uphold their dream falls on her and one of her best friends--Adair Stratton. An outcast and feared by most, Adair longs to break away from the expectations dictating his future. With whispers of dark magic spreading across Kiero, Adair starts to doubt The Academy is all it seems.

An unexpected visit ignites new tensions as the roguish king from across the Black Sea, Tadeas Maher of the Shattered Isles, and his heir, Marquis Maher, sail to Kiero. Notorious for their pirating and wrath, for the first time in years, they demand the Faes listen to their proposition for a new treaty. Caught in the middle of politics, Adair and Emory, with the help of their best friends Brokk and Memphis, search for the one thing that matters the most--the truth.

Their world is tipped upside down as unlikely alliances are made, and war ravages Kiero. Through the throes of betrayal, lies, hidden magic, and love, Adair is faced with a life changing decision. Will he fight or bow to the darkness within?

But, Adair's decision will change the course of Kiero forever, setting in motion irreversible destinies for everyone at The Academy as Emory Fae rises as heir.

Heir of Lies is the first book in the bestselling Black Dawn series.


This Random House Books for Young Readers YA Contemporary tour runs for one month from August 23rd-September 17th, will have one stop a day on a Blog or Instagram and consist of reviews, excerpts, & spotlights. Physical copies (US residents only) & eBooks available. There will be images for Instagram stops.

About The Book:

From the New York Times bestselling authors of All the Bright Places and Every Day comes a story of hope, family, and finding your home in the people who matter the most.

Subject: You. Missing.

Ezra Ahern wakes up one day to find his older sister, Bea, gone. No note, no sign, nothing but an email address hidden somewhere only he would find it. Ezra never expected to be left behind with their abusive stepfather and their neglectful mother - how is he supposed to navigate life without Bea?

Bea Ahern already knew she needed to get as far away from home as possible. But a message in her inbox changes everything, and she finds herself alone in a new city - without Ez, without a real plan - chasing someone who might not even want to be found.

As things unravel at home for Ezra, Bea confronts secrets about their past that will forever change the way they think about their family. Together and apart, broken by abuse but connected by love, this brother and sister must learn to trust themselves before they can find a way back to each other. 


This Scholastic Focus Middle Grade Non-Fiction tour runs for three weeks from August 24th-September 6th, will have one stop a day on a Blog Only and consist of reviews, excerpts, & spotlights. Physical copies (US residents only) & eBooks available. 

About The Book:

Award-winning and critically acclaimed author Candace Fleming presents the edge-of-your-seat true story of the search for Tutankhamun's tomb, the Western public's belief that the dig was cursed, and the battle for ownership of the treasures within.

During the reign of the New Kingdom of Egypt, the boy pharaoh Tutankhamun ruled and died tragically young. In order to send him on his way into the afterlife, his tomb was filled with every treasure he would need after death. And then, it was lost to time, buried in the sands of the Valley of the Kings.

His tomb was also said to be cursed.

Centuries later, as Egypt-mania gripped Europe, two Brits -- a rich earl with a habit for gambling and a disreputable, determined archeologist -- worked for years to rediscover and open Tutankhamun's tomb. But once it was uncovered, would ancient powers take their revenge for disturbing and even looting the pharaoh's resting place? What else could explain the mysterious illnesses, accidents, and deaths that began once it was found?



This Orchard Books/Scholastic Inc. Kidlit tour runs for two weeks from August 30th-September 3rd & September 6th-10th, will have one or two stops a day on blogs only and consist of reviews, excerpts, & spotlights. Physical copies (US residents only) & eBooks available. 

About The Book:

A hilarious and tender picture book perfect for fans of No, David that insightfully explores the inner world of a child. The picture book debut from the New York Times bestselling author of I Survived, Lauren Tarshis!

To the outside world, it might look like you do everything right: eat your broccoli, share your toys, and behave in the bath. But what about the moments when no one is looking, and your messier, mushier, scared-ier self is revealed? The only one who knows is... the loyal dog friend who sees it all and still loves you just the way you are.

This celebration of friendship, loyalty, and unconditional love with man's -- and child's -- best friend is sure to delight and entertain readers of all ages. Laugh along with recognition and delight in this ode to being true to yourself. With tender, humorous text from New York Times bestselling author Lauren Tarshis, and joyful, expressive watercolors from artist Lisa Mezoff, this sweet book presents a validating message of confidence, empowerment, and unconditional love.



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Tour Announcement: INTO THE DARK A Superstitious Reverse Harem Romance Anthology. All proceeds benefit a mental health charity. In darkness, find light, love, and adventure!

Jaime | 11:23 AM | 5 Comments

Hey everyone! We are super excited to announce a Blog Tour we're hosting for this limited edition reverse harem anthology! INTO THE DARK A Superstitious Reverse Harem Romance Anthology which releases on August 10, 2021! This is a great anthology with all proceeds going to a mental health charity. In darkness, find light, love, and adventure!

The tour will run for one month - from August 1st-31st will have one stop per day on a blog or  Instagram and will consist of a mix of reviews, excerpts, teasers, & spotlights. You can choose to feature the whole anthology or one of the novellas!

Review copies (ebooks only sent via BookFunnel) will be provided by the authors.
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 July 22nd noon PST***

Once the blog hosts have been chosen and the tour schedule finalized we will email all the tour hosts who have been chosen with a confirmation email.

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  INTO THE DARK this August! We can't wait for everyone to read it and help out a great cause!

About the Book

Title:
 
INTO THE DARK
Authors: Eve Newton, Cate Corvin, Ginna Moran, Melissa Adams, Debbie Cassidy, Mia Harlan, Cali Mann, M. Sinclair, A.J. Macey, R.L Caulder, Stacey Brutger, Jewels Arthur, M. J. Marstens, Eva Delaney, Hanleigh Bradley, Tabitha Barret, J.E Cluney, Imani L. Hawkins, Avery Stone, Amelia K Oliver, Eileen Troemel Lilith Darville
Pub. Date: August 10, 2021
Publisher: Eve Newton
Formats: eBook
Find it: GoodreadsAmazon, B&NiBooks, Kobo

Travel into the dark and discover over a dozen sexy reverse harem stories twisted with superstitious lore. 

Hell's Princess cursed into finding her destiny

A witch cursed to be mortal. 

Demons fighting hexes. 

Vampires in need of some luck...and more!

From sizzling slow-burn attraction to steamy-goodness, there is something for every romance lover.

Grab your copy today and don't miss out on this limited-edition collection that will be removed from sale on September 10th 2021. All proceeds benefit a mental health charity. In darkness, find light, love, and adventure!

Includes titles: Hell's Curse by Eve Newton; Curses Bite by Ginna Moran; Lupine: Pigs Might Fly by Hanleigh Bradley; Bloody Lucky by Cali Mann; Dahlia: With a Side of Fries by Tabitha Barret; Sweet Lunacy by Avery Stone; Insurrection Chapters 1-3 by R.L. Caulder & M. Sinclair; Menace to the Assassins (An Academy of Assassin's novel) by Stacey Brutger; My Soul to Keep by Debbie Cassidy; Death's Deeds by A.J. Macey & M.J. Marstens; Deflated by Eva Delaney & Mia Harlan; Dreaming of Me by Melissa Adams; Friday by Amelia K. Oliver & Eileen Troemel; Infernally Taken by Jewels Arthur


Full list of Authors: Eve Newton, Cate Corvin, Ginna Moran, Melissa Adams, Debbie Cassidy, Mia Harlan, Cali Mann, M. Sinclair, A.J. Macey, R.L Caulder, Stacey Brutger, Jewels Arthur, M. J. Marstens, Eva Delaney, Hanleigh Bradley, Tabitha Barret, J.E Cluney, Imani L. Hawkins, Avery Stone, Amelia K Oliver, Eileen Troemel Lilith Darville

May include scenes of M/M & F/F

May contain triggering situations.


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Blog Tour- DOPPELGANGER By William Michael Davidson With A #Giveaway!

Jaime | 12:00 AM | 7 Comments

I am thrilled to be hosting a spot on the DOPPELGANGER by William Michael Davidson Blog Tour hosted by Rockstar Book Tours. Check out my post and make sure to enter the giveaway!

 

About the Book

Title: DOPPELGANGER

Author: William Michael Davidson

Pub. Date: March 24, 2021

Publisher: Shadenger Press

Formats: Paperback, eBook

Pages: 319

Find it: GoodreadsAmazonKindle, TBD, Bookshop.org

Read for FREE with a Kindle Unlimited Subscription!

David Anderson is a mild-mannered English professor until he walks into the classroom one day and discovers the corpse of one of his colleagues. She has been murdered. With all eyes on him, another woman, this time a former student of his, is also found murdered. In both cases, the killer has done the same thing: taken photos of the body and posted them anonymously online. Because of this, the media has dubbed him the Voyeur Killer. When it happens a third time, Detective Grimm, the cold and ruthless woman leading the investigation, narrows her sights on the English professor and begins to close in. Yet David, who has exhausted himself convincing others that he isn’t guilty, begins to question his own sanity. Is he the one committing these murders? Has he been doing it without his own knowledge? Desperate to clear his own name and discover what is happening, he begins to unravel the secrets of a twisted and depraved mind. The only question: is it his own?

Praise for DOPPELGANGER:

"If you love James Patterson, you will love this!!I am an avid mystery reader. This was definitely a page turner. I judge a mystery on how quickly I can figure out "who dunnit". I didn't see the ending coming. If you love James Patterson, it is reminiscent of his style yet the author definitely has carved out his own niche. Great Read!!" Amazon Review

"This story is very compelling and David is a character that cared about, could relate to in his ordinary-ness. I like to read books like this that keep me glued to the page, wanting the best for the character but having this niggling worry he's not all he seems to be. The evil narrator filled me with such dread, pure evil with hope of redemption, a human horror story." Amazon Review

"Wow. Honestly, this isn't really my genre. It is just not the type of book that I generally seek out. But I started reading it, and once I did, I could not put it down." Amazon Review

Book Trailer:


 

 

About William:

William Michael Davidson lives in Long Beach, California. A believer that "good living produces good writing," Davidson writes early in the morning so he can get outside, exercise, spend time with people, and experience as much as possible. He is a writer of suspense and speculative fiction. If he's not writing, he's probably at the beach.

Facebook | Goodreads | Amazon

 



Giveaway Details:

1 winner will receive a finished copy of DOPPELGANGER, US Only.

1 winner will receive an eBook of DOPPELGANGER, International.



Tour Schedule:

Week One:

7/5/2021

Rockstar Book Tours

Kickoff Post

7/6/2021

Two Chicks on Books

Excerpt

7/7/2021

Jaime's World

Excerpt

7/8/2021

Jaimerockstarbooktours

Instagram Post

7/9/2021

Lady Hawkeye

Excerpt

Week Two:

7/12/2021

Fire and Ice

Excerpt

7/13/2021

BookHounds

Guest Post

7/14/2021

The Momma Spot

Guest Post

7/15/2021

@lexijava_bookish

Guest Post

7/16/2021

Jazzy Book Reviews

Excerpt

Week Three:

7/19/2021

Rajiv's Reviews

Review

7/20/2021

#BRVL Book Review Virginia Lee Blog

Excerpt

7/21/2021

More Books Please

Review

7/22/2021

Writer of Wrongs

Excerpt

7/23/2021

Don't Judge, Read

Review

Week Four:

7/26/2021

@curlygrannylovestoread

Review

7/27/2021

Every Free Chance Books

Review

7/28/2021

Book for Thought

Excerpt

7/29/2021

Simply Daniel Radcliffe

Review

7/30/2021

@pagesofyellow

Review


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