DECEMBER TOURS: Last Minute Tours from Soho Teen, A.K. Leigh, & Alexis Calder

Jaime | 10:13 AM | 1 Comments

Hey everyone! I am super excited to announce these last minute December Tours I'm hosting! There's a mix of YA & Adult. This a great list! There's THREE tours to sign up for so there's something for everyone!

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 giveaways 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. I will reach out to all hosts that have been chosen once the sign-ups have closed.

I am totally stoked for the tour for all of these tours this December! I can't wait for everyone to read them!

About the Books! 

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




This A.K. Leigh Nonfiction tour that is perfect for aspiring romance writers runs for two weeks from December 6th-10th & 13th-17th, will have one or two stops a day on a Blog, Instagram, or TikTok and consist of reviews, excerpts, & spotlights. Priority will go to review stops. eBooks available but we have a few excerpts for people who can't read eBooks. There will be images for Instagram stops. 

About The Book:

Is there a secret formula for writing a successful romance novel?

Backed by research and professional expertise, The Romance Novel Formula provides everything you need to take you from idea to first draft of your breakout romance novel.

Join best-selling romance author and academic researcher, Alicia Leigh, as you discover:
*How to take your love interests on the “lovers’ journey” – inclusive of ALL types of romantic relationships: ménage, alien, LGBTQI, polyamory, etc.
*A unique five-act structure to make your story easy to write and manage.
*The specific story “beats” exclusive to the romance genre (and which other books on writing typically exclude).
*The story and character arcs necessary to classify your book as romance.
*How to avoid stereotypes by focusing on archetypes.
*Popular romance tropes.
*Essential writing techniques.
*Advice on dialogue.
*The most common writing mistakes . . . and how to avoid them.
*Goal, motivation, and conflict.
*Fear, need, and flaw (what are they, and do you need them?).
*Much more!

Complete with checklists and over 30 writing exercises, The Romance Novel Formula is the new essential romance writing guide for aspiring and experienced writers, plotters and pantsers, and professional researchers.



This Alexis Calder PNR Reverse Harem Romance tour runs for two weeks (with tentative dates as the release date may change) from December 6th-10th & 13th-17th, will have one or two stops a day on a Blog, Instagram, or TikTok and consist of reviews, pre-made guest posts, excerpts, & spotlights. Priority will go to review stops. eBooks only available but we have a few excerpts for people who can't read eBooks. There will be images for Instagram stops.

About The Book:

Weakness means death. Or worse.

After I was abandoned as a child, I was taken in by the Shadow Pack. A group of ruthless, lawless, shifters who have only one rule: never let anyone see your weakness.

In exchange for them keeping me alive, I owe them. The leader of the Shadows is as handsome as he is ruthless. And he’s offered to wipe my debt in exchange for marriage. He’d offer protection, but it would cost me my freedom.

Survival in the Shadows depends on back alley deals and shady alliances. It’s become a way of life that I stopped questioning years ago. When a routine burglary goes wrong, I find myself captured by the one family I never should have crossed.

The Umbra family owns this city. They make us Shadow wolves look like the good guys. They should have killed me for my crimes, but there’s a tiny problem… It turns out Madoc Umbra is my fated mate.

Instead of killing me, I’m a prisoner. The rest of the family doesn’t know of our bond and I intend to keep it that way. Madoc’s brothers want to end my life; he wants to break the bond. I just want to get the heck out.

As long as I don’t let them see any weakness, I might have a chance of making it out of here alive.

Darkest Mate is a full-length paranormal romance. 17+ for dark content, steamy scenes, and language. This is book one in a trilogy and is not a standalone. Mind the cliff.

Upcoming Release Dates:
Darkest Mate: December 9, 2021
Forbidden Sin: January 20, 2022
Feral Queen: March 3, 2022



This Soho Teen YA LGBT Contemporary tour runs for four weeks from December 6th-31st., will have one or two stops a day on a Blog, Instagram, or TikTok and consist of reviews, pre-made guest pots, excerpts, & spotlights. Priority will go to review stops.  Physical copies (for US Residents only) there are no ebooks for this one. There will be images for Instagram stops.

About The Book:

In the wake of sudden tragedy, twin sisters uncover a secret that rips open their world. Katherine Rothschild explores the pain and power of forgiveness in a stunning debut novel that will shatter your heart and piece it back together, one truth at a time.

Sixteen-year-old Sabine Braxton doesn’t have much in common with her identical twin, Blythe. When their father dies from an unexpected illness, each copes with the loss in her own way—Sabine by “poeting” (an uncontrollable quirk of bursting into poetry at inappropriate moments) and Blythe by obsessing over getting into MIT, their father’s alma mater. Neither can offer each other much support . . . at least not until their emotionally detached mother moves them into a ramshackle Bay Area mansion owned by a stranger named Charlie.

Soon, the sisters unite in a mission to figure out who Charlie is and why he seems to know everything about them. They quickly make a life-changing discovery: their father died of an HIV- related infection, Charlie was his lover, and their mother knows the whole story. The revelation unravels Sabine’s world, while practical Blythe seems to take everything in stride. Once again at odds with her sister, Sabine chooses to learn all she can about the father she never knew. Ultimately, she must decide if she can embrace his last wish for their family legacy—along with forgiveness. 




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Blog Tour- HIT by Mallory Hart With An Excerpt & #Giveaway!

Jaime | 12:00 AM | 2 Comments

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

 

About the Book:

Title: HIT (Mafia Born Book 1)

Author: Mallory Hart

Pub. Date: November 30, 2021

Publisher: Mallory Hart Romance

Formats: Paperback, eBook

Find it: GoodreadsAmazon

Read for FREE with a Kindle Unlimited Membership!

GIUSEPPINA

I was never supposed to meet him, but one fateful night had him saving my life.

Now he thinks he owns me. I’m his to keep.

He’s ruthless, cold, and a killer, but something draws me to him anyway.

I know what he’s capable of. I know he was meant to kill me. And I know one wrong slip may make him change his mind about sparing my life.

But I want to test him, push him, be a part of his world.

I know I should be afraid. I know I should run. But something about Darragh has taken me over, and I don’t know how long I can resist . . .

______

A hitman.
A princess.
A forbidden romance.

All her life, Giuseppina Delarosa knew two things: what her father and brother did after dark was a secret, and her life was never her own. As the sole daughter of Don Delarosa’s clan, it was well known a marriage would secure the future of the family. But when she learns she’s to be wed to an infamous ally, Giuseppina has other plans.

Darragh O’Callaghan is good at exactly two things: not caring about anyone, and killing his enemies. The only Irish mafia in the city needs good enforcers to keep their borders, and Darragh does his job well. So he can’t understand why he screws it all up when a hit is placed on the Delarosa gang’s prime jewel: Giuseppina Delarosa.

One rainy night.
One decision not to kill.
One moment that changes everything.

Hit is a slow burn, enemies-to-lovers, dark mafia romance. It is book one in the Mafia Born Duet.

 

Excerpt:

For a moment, all we did was stare. Red laced through his eyes like spiderwebs, making the bright, icy blues of his irises startlingly sharp. He no longer looked like the soft, young man. He didn’t even look human.

He sucked in a deep breath, like he could draw all the power in the room into his lungs. Fierce. Terrifying. Anyone who chose to defy him was either insane or stupid. I didn’t know how anyone could look into those eyes and feel anything but pure terror.

I had, but that was different. He never looked at me like this, even in the beginning. Even when he still planned to kill me. It was rage, it was fear, and it was strength. And it terrified me.

“What are you?” I whispered. I hadn’t been able to figure him out. Not in the months we’ve known each other now, and probably not in the years we had to come. The killer who did not kill me. The husband who wasn't a husband at all. The Made Man who never showed mercy, the name that’d been cursed a thousand times in the cigar room on the other side of my bedroom wall, the Angel of Death, the man who taught me to shoot a gun and drive a car, and the only person in my entire life who didn’t think I was nothing but a scared little girl or a bride-to-be. The man who saved my life in more ways than I realized.

He was a walking contradiction I couldn’t understand, especially when he whispered back, “Your husband.”

 

 

About Mallory Hart:

Mallory Hart is the writer of steamy stories to make you swoon. When not writing, she can be found with a glass of red wine, blasting music and dancing in her underwear or reading books that make you blush. For updates on new releases, visit her website and subscribe to the newsletter.

Her first full-length work, Hit, releases 11/30/2021 and can be pre-ordered on Amazon.


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Giveaway Details:

2 winners will receive a signed finished copy of HIT, US Only.

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Tour Schedule:

Week One:

11/15/2021

Rockstar Book Tours

Kickoff Post

11/16/2021

Two Chicks on Books

Excerpt

11/17/2021

tmbacorbett.com

Excerpt

11/18/2021

BookHounds YA

Excerpt

11/19/2021

The Momma Spot

Excerpt

Week Two:

11/22/2021

Rajiv's Reviews

Review

11/23/2021

The Girl Who Reads

Review

11/24/2021

@talkwordytomeee

Review

11/25/2021

Books a Plenty Book Reviews

Review

11/26/2021

Writer of Wrongs

Excerpt

11/27/2021

The Reading Devil

Excerpt

Week Three:

11/28/2021

Karen Dee's Book Reviews

Review

11/29/2021

_Bookbound_

Review

11/30/2021

Triquetra Reviews

Review

12/1/2021

Emilyreadsspice

Review

12/2/2021

@coffeebooksandmascara

Review

12/3/2021

The Phantom Paragrapher

Excerpt

Week Four:

12/6/2021

@curlygrannylovestoread

Review

12/7/2021

Simply Daniel Radcliffe

Review

12/8/2021

More Books Please blog

Review

12/9/2021

#BRVL Book Review Virginia Lee Blog

Excerpt

12/10/2021

Coffee and Wander Book Reviews

Review


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JANUARY TOURS: Tours From Disney & Scholastic!

Jaime | 1:50 PM | 2 Comments

Hey everyone! I am super excited to announce the January Tours I'm hosting! There's a mix of Adult, YA, & MG. The genres are contemporary, fantasy, sci-fi, and nonfiction! This a great list! There's SIX tours to sign up for so there's something for everyone!

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 giveaways 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. I will reach out to all hosts that have been chosen once the sign-ups have closed.

I am totally stoked for the tour for all of these tours this January ! I can't wait for everyone to read them!

About the Books! 

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



This Hyperion Avenue Nonfiction Book tour runs for one month from January 1st-31st, will have one stop a day on a Blog, Instagram, or TikTok and consist of reviews, excerpts, & spotlights. Priority will go to review stops. Physical copies (for US Residents only) & eBooks available. There will be images for Instagram stops.

About The Book:

In Ginger Zee's follow-up to the bestselling Natural Disaster, the ABC chief meteorologist takes readers on a much deeper journey of self discovery.

When Ginger Zee opened her life to readers in Natural Disaster, the response was enormous. She put a very relatable if surprising face on depression and has helped lessen the stigma surrounding mental health issues. But Ginger tells us, Natural Disaster was "Ginger Lite" and only scratched the surface.

In this moving follow-up, Ginger shares her truest self. She spent most of her life shielding her vulnerabilities from the world all while being a professional people pleaser. Her stormy childhood, her ongoing struggles with crippling depression, her suicide attempts, and many other life experiences will resonate with readers who are likely to see themselves along the way.

In spite of its serious subject matter, Ginger's positive, life-affirming outlook comes through loud and clear. Written with great heart and quite a bit of humor, Ginger normalizes issues and challenges millions of people face every day. A Little Closer to Home will broaden the conversation around mental health at a time we need it more than ever.



This Disney-Hyperion YA Paranormal Book set within the world of Buffy The Vampire Slayer tour runs for one month from January 1st-31st, will have one stop a day on a Blog, Instagram, or TikTok and consist of reviews, excerpts, & spotlights. Priority will go to review stops. Physical copies (for US Residents only) & eBooks available. There will be images for Instagram stops.

About The Book:

The first in an all-new series by New York Times best-selling author Kendare Blake continues the world of Buffy the Vampire Slayer featuring the next generation of Scoobies and Slayers who must defeat a powerful new evil.

A new Slayer for a new generation...

Frankie Rosenberg is passionate about the environment, a sophomore at New Sunnydale High School, and the daughter of the most powerful witch in Sunnydale history. Her mom, Willow, is slowly teaching her magic on the condition that she use it to better the world. But Frankie’s happily quiet life is upended when new girl Hailey shows up with news that the annual Slayer convention has been the target of an attack, and all the Slayers—including Buffy, Faith, and Hailey’s older sister Vi—might be dead. That means it’s time for this generation’s Slayer to be born.

But being the first ever Slayer-Witch means learning how to wield a stake while trying to control her budding powers. With the help of Hailey, a werewolf named Jake, and a hot but nerdy sage demon, Frankie must become the Slayer, prevent the Hellmouth from opening again, and find out what happened to her Aunt Buffy, before she’s next.

Get ready for a whole new story within the world of Buffy!



This Disney-Hyperion YA LGBT Sci-Fi tour runs for one month from January 1st-31st, will have one stop a day on a Blog, Instagram, or TikTok and consist of reviews, excerpts, & spotlights. Priority will go to review stops. Physical copies (for US Residents only) & eBooks available. There will be images for Instagram stops.

About The Book:

Sixteen-year-old Dylan Highmark thought his winter was going to be full of boring shifts at the Dairy Queen, until he finds himself in love with a boy who's literally too hot to handle.

Dylan has always wanted a boyfriend, but the suburbs surrounding Philadelphia do not have a lot in the way of options. Then, in walks Jordan, a completely normal (and undeniably cute) boy who also happens to run at a cool 110 degrees Fahrenheit. When the boys start spending time together, Dylan begins feeling all kinds of ways, and when he spikes a fever for two weeks and is suddenly coughing flames, he thinks he might be suffering from something more than just a crush. Jordan forces Dylan to keep his symptoms a secret. But as the pressure mounts and Dylan becomes distant with his closest friends and family, he pushes Jordan for answers. Jordan's revelations of why he's like this, where he came from, and who's after him leaves Dylan realizing how much first love is truly out of this world. And if Earth supports life that breathes oxygen, then love can only keep Jordan and Dylan together for so long.


This Rick Riordan Presents Middle Grade/YA Sci-Fi/Fantasy tour runs for one month from January 1st-31st, will have one stop a day on a Blog, Instagram, or TikTok and consist of reviews, excerpts, & spotlights. Priority will go to review stops. Physical copies (for US Residents only) & eBooks available. There will be images for Instagram stops.

About The Book:

Sebin, a young tiger spirit from the Juhwang Clan, wants nothing more than to join the Thousand World Space Forces and, like their Uncle Hwan, captain a battle cruiser someday. But when Sebin's acceptance letter finally arrives, it's accompanied by the shocking news that Hwan has been declared a traitor. Apparently, the captain abandoned his duty to steal a magical artifact, the Dragon Pearl, and his whereabouts are still unknown. Sebin hopes to help clear their hero's name and restore honour to the clan.

Nothing goes according to plan, however. As soon as Sebin arrives for orientation, they are met by a special investigator named Yi and his assistant, a girl named Min. Yi informs Sebin that they must immediately report to the ship Haetae and await further instructions. Sebin finds this highly unusual, but soon all protocol is forgotten when there's an explosion on the ship, the crew is knocked out, and the communication system goes down. It's up to Sebin, three other cadets, and Yi and Min to determine who is sabotaging the battlecruiser. When Sebin is suddenly accused of collaborating with the enemy, the cadet realizes that Min is the most dangerous foe of all...


This Scholastic Press Middle Grade tour runs for two weeks from January 17th-21st, 24th-28th & 31st, will have one or two stops a day on a Blog, Instagram, or TikTok and consist of reviews, excerpts, & spotlights. Priority will go to review stops & bloggers. Physical copies (for US Residents only) & eBooks available. There will be images for Instagram stops.

About The Book:

What do you do when the world shuts down? A heartwarming story of friendship and overcoming adversity in a time of COVID, When the World Turns Upside Down is about community, giving back, and understanding the world around us through the power of generosity from debut middle grade author K. Ibura.

Nobody expected a tiny little virus to change the whole world in such a big way, especially not Shayla, Liam, Ai, and Ben. But when school closes to keep everyone safe, their lives turn upside down. It is one thing to learn that the outside world isn’t safe, but why does it seem that the virus is causing trouble inside their homes too?

As they each struggle to adjust to life in quarantine, they discover they are not alone: their apartment building is full of people who need their help. Working together, they begin to see that there is power in numbers. When they cooperate, they can ease each other’s challenges and help their neighbors through tough times. It’s a lesson they’ll need when protests explode in the streets. Soon, each friend has to decide what it means to be part of a community—and how much they’re willing to do to make this world safer for everyone.

Set against the onset of COVID, When the World Turned Upside Down navigates issues of race and social justice in a heartwarming story of generosity, friendship, and the power of youth.


This Scholastic Press YA LGBTIA Contemporary tour runs for two weeks from January 24th-28th & January 31st-February 4th, will have one or two stops a day on a Blog, Instagram, or TikTok and consist of reviews, excerpts, & spotlights. Priority will go to review stops & bloggers. Physical copies (for US Residents only) & eBooks available. There will be images for Instagram stops.

About The Book:

For fans of Love, Simon and I Wish You All the Best, a funny, honest, messy, completely relatable story of a girl who realizes that love can be found in many ways that don't involve sex or romance.

From the marvelous author of Heartstopper comes an exceptional YA novel about discovering that it's okay if you don't have sexual or romantic feelings for anyone . . . since there are plenty of other ways to find love and connection.

This is the funny, honest, messy, completely relatable story of Georgia, who doesn't understand why she can't crush and kiss and make out like her friends do. She's surrounded by the narrative that dating + sex = love. It's not until she gets to college that she discovers the A range of the LGBTQIA+ spectrum -- coming to understand herself as asexual/aromantic. Disrupting the narrative that she's been told since birth isn't easy -- there are many mistakes along the way to inviting people into a newly found articulation of an always-known part of your identity. But Georgia's determined to get her life right, with the help of (and despite the major drama of) her friends.




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