APRIL TOURS- Tours From Holiday House, Vault, CamCat, & More!

Jaime | 4:18 PM | Please comment!

Hey everyone! I am super excited to announce the April Tours I'm hosting! There's a mix of YA, MG, & Kidlit, & Adult. This a great list with a great variety of genres from fantasy, historical, horror, sci-fi, paranormal, contemporary, & more! There's FOURTEEN tours to sign up for so there's something for everyone!

REVIEW COPIES- Most of these tours will have physical copies for US Residents only. 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, INSTAGRAM, OR TIKTOK!


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 April. 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 Peachtree Middle Grade Fantasy tour runs for two weeks from April 1st-5th & 8th-12th, 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. Physical books (US addresses only) and eBooks available (for international people and US readers who prefer eBooks). There will be images for Instagram stops. 

 

About The Book:

The spell-slinging, shape-shifting, and epic fantasy adventure concludes in Book Three of the Songs of Magic trilogy!

After confronting the evil Hamelyn Piper, Patch Brightwater, his dracogriff friend Barver, and an army of Pipers have been transported to a mysterious island where they find themselves trapped with monstrous beasts. Meanwhile, their shapeshifting friend, Wren, has been captured by the nefarious villain and is working hard to escape a pair of magic-dampening manacles.

Clad in his suit of impenetrable black armor, with traitorous dragons on his side, the Piper of Hamelyn hunts for a mythical amulet to achieve true immortality. But Erner Whitlock, an apprentice in the Piper’s Custodian Elite, is on the verge of discovering yet another foe with even more sinister plans . . . Can Patch and friends reunite in time to prevent destruction from raining on the world?

S.A. Patrick’s Songs of Magic trilogy is a brilliant retelling of one of the darkest legends of all time, "The Piper of Hamelyn." Combining folklore with the very best of modern storytelling, the books will delight young fantasy fans who are hungry for perilous quests, friendships forged on the road, and an inventive magic system that thrills the imagination.

 

This Pixel+Ink Middle Grade tour runs for two weeks from April 1st-5th & 8th-12th, 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. Physical books (US addresses only) and eBooks available (for international people and US readers who prefer eBooks). There will be images for Instagram stops. 

 

About The Book:

For fans of Sisters and Netflix’s The Baby-sitter’s Club, a contemporary series for the siblings who always come in last.

Santana Barnes is tired of playing second fiddle to her ballet protégé, honor student older sister Victoria. Casey Hammond is sick of her cute-as-a-button, adventurous little sister Sage, who steals all of their dad’s attention.

When the girls meet in their middle school library, they learn they have a lot in common: they both love reading, they hate after-school activities, and most important, they are clearly their parents’ second-favorite children.

So they decide to do something about it. They create the Second Favorite Daughters Club. The members? Just the two of them. The mission? To become their parents' favorite children by undermining their love-hoarding siblings. But is it possible to cheat your way to becoming your parents’ favorite? And is being in the spotlight really what they want after all?

Bestselling author Colleen Oakes’s middle grade debut, SISTER SABOTAGE is a celebration of friendship and family in all its challenging forms, and a reminder that there’s no one way to stand out.


This Evelyn Arvey Time Travel Sci-Fi tour runs for two weeks from April 1st-5th & 8th-12th, 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 Only available. There will be images for Instagram stops. 

 

About The Book:

SCIENTISTS FROM THE FAR FUTURE KIDNAPPED HER.

THREW HER INTO A HORRIFIC EXPERIMENT.

SHE REFUSED TO DIE.

Elaine, a modern-day woman, is abducted by elite Historical Anthropologists of the far-distant future. Spirited forward through time to their university laboratory, she is locked into a vast, empty, gray habitat built for the study of “primitive” humans.

Elaine awakens in this appalling place, alone, naked, and terrified. She has no idea that a hidden audience of university students is studying her every move. Forced to create food, clothing, and shelter using nothing but her ingenuity and her bare hands, she fights a constant battle to maintain her sanity.

Desperately lonely, Elaine searches for other people. After a journey across the featureless gray landscape, she locates two fellow captives: Marc, who might be her soulmate; and Adam, a brilliant but troubled fifteen-year-old. Together, they form a precarious yet vibrant and supportive community of three.

But now Elaine is about to lose it all. The Historical Anthropologist in charge of the experiment, Professor Mirri Daaha, is methodically destroying Elaine's carefully constructed world to study how her “primitive” test subjects will react to escalating threats to their existence. Elaine must confront the Professor and ultimately bring herself, Marc, and Adam safely home.

“GRAYLAND has left a big impression in my mind and heart. It’s truly an original, fascinating, and inspiring piece of work.” —Alan Rinzler, former Associate Editor of Rolling Stone Magazine


“So vibrant and full of life. This made me believe in the power of creativity to overcome the impossible.” —Susan Whiting Kemp, author of “The Climate Machine


This Seladore Publishing YA Fantasy tour runs for one month from April 1st-30th, will have one stop a day on a Blog, Instagram, or TikTok and consist of reviews, excerpts, & spotlights. Priority will go to review stops. eBooks Only available. There will be images for Instagram stops. 

 

About The Book:

In a world where magic is a science, Siobhan is a genius.

But even geniuses need schooling.

When Siobhan stumbled into the theft of a priceless magical book, she thought her dreams of becoming the world's most powerful sorcerer were destroyed.

But then a mysterious spell changed her life forever...

Siobhan is now wearing the body of a strange man and has a new identity—Sebastien. With a new chance for a new start, she allies herself with a local gang—secretly a revolutionary party funding itself through crime. Now, she is bound by vow to repay them in magic and favors.

But as Sebastien's reputation begins to bloom, and Siobhan's old enemies still lurk in the shadows, she quickly realizes that the secrets of this world are deeper and darker than she ever could have imagined.

Forced to juggle the two sides of her double life, Siobhan is determined to uncover the truth and take control of the name they gave her—The Raven Queen.

A Conjuring of Ravens is the first book in a hard fantasy series that includes: an intelligent protagonist, a rules-based magic system, and some hilarious misunderstandings.


This The Book Guild Ltd. Middle Grade Historical Adventure book tour runs for one month from April 8th-26th, will have one stop a day on a Blog, Instagram, or TikTok and consist of reviews,  pre made guest posts, excerpts, & spotlights. Priority will go to review stops. The author is in the UK so only eBooks are available if you absolutely need a physical copy I will see what I can do. There will be images for Instagram stops. 


About The Book:

1575: Nelan Michaels is a young Flemish man fleeing religious persecution in the Spanish Netherlands. Settling in Mortlake outside London, he studies under Queen Elizabeth’s court astrologer, conjuring a bright future – until he’s wrongly accused of murder. Forced into the life of a fugitive, Nelan is dramatically pressed into the crew of the Golden Hind.

Thrust into a strange new world on board Francis Drake’s vessel, Nelan sails the seas on a voyage to discover discovery itself. Encountering mutiny, ancient tribes and hoards of treasure, Nelan must explore and master his own mystical powers – including the Mark of the Salamander, the mysterious spirit of fire.

The Mark of the Salamander is the first in The Island of Angels series: a two-book saga that tells the epic story and secret history of England’s coming of age during the Elizabethan era.

 

This Virtual TH Mom Books Kidlit tour runs for two weeks from April 15th-19th & 22nd-26th, will have one stop a day on a Blog, Instagram, or TikTok and consist of reviews, excerpts, & spotlights. Priority will go to review stops.  eBooks available this is a 30 page book and easilt read as a PDF. There will be images for Instagram stops. 

 

About The Book:

"Kip’s Funny Little Feet" is a heartwarming children's book that follows the  journey of Kip, a young boy overcoming mobility challenges with determination and self-acceptance. Kip learns to walk with the use of special braces called SMOs and AFOs. Through beautifully illustrated pages, readers discover the joy of uniqueness and the importance of embracing differences. Join Kip on a touching adventure that celebrates what makes us different  and the strength that arises from understanding and accepting what makes him different.

 

This Vault Comics Fantasy Horror Graphic Novel tour runs for one month from April 15th-May 10th, will have one stop a day on a Blog, Instagram, or TikTok and consist of reviews, interviews, pre made guest posts, excerpts, & spotlights. Priority will go to review stops. Physical books available (US addresses only) and eBooks available (for international people and US readers who prefer eBooks). There will be images for Instagram stops. 

 

About The Book:

Angela Carter's The Company of Wolves and Emily Carroll's Through the Woods meet Squad (Maggie Tokuda-Hall and Lisa Sterle), in WIFWULF - a tale of transformation, blood, and beauty that calls to the wild freedom of our true selves within each of us.

A haunting story of deep loneliness, raw wounds, wild magic, and the freedom of transformation.

Wif. Noun, Old English: A Woman; this word is also the origina from which the word “wife” is derived. Contrast with “wer,” a man.

Wulf. Noun, Old English: A Wolf, a wild carnivorous mammal of the Canidae family, which lives and hunts in packs.

WIFWULF is an original folklore myth telling the story of Charity Bjornsdotter, a young woman in 1860's Montana who spends her days in the woods with her closest friend, a local wolf she calls Silver Slash. Charity is on the precipice of marriage to the most handsome man in her small village, the mercurial-yet-beloved Paul Skeld. But as her husband isolates her from Silver Slash, she begins to feel a call to the wilds...for it is there that her true destiny awaits. WIFWULF is the harrowing tale of a woman forcibly separated from that which makes her feel alive, a reinterpretation of the classic werewolf myth... and the origin story of a new goddess.

A successfully funded, beloved project on Kickstarter, WIFWULF explores a few facets of trauma but especially speaks to relationship abuse, something that has touched more than one member of the creative team. It’s a story that reminds us that even when you feel at your most monstrous, you can find your way back. But not unchanged.

It is also a story about werewolves. About bloody revenge and deep loneliness. About the secret, sad meaning behind the howls we hear from the dark forests on the darkest of nights.

Experience this haunting story in the dark of night, in whatever moonlit warren you call home – or shed your skin, embrace the night, and run wild with magic – and become forever changed.

This book contains mature content and may not be for everyone. WIFWULF contains gore, intimate partner violence, body horror, and animal death.

For fans of Emily Carroll's Through the Woods, Angela Carter's The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories (specifically: The Company of Wolves), works by Kelly Link, Carmen Maria Machado's Her Body and Other Parties, Squad by Maggie Tokuda-Hall and Lisa Sterle, Clarissa Pinkola Estés' Women Who Run With the Wolves: Myths and Stories of the Wild Woman Archetype, Kelly Armstrong's Bitten, Pretty Deadly by Kelly Sue DeConnick & Emma Rios, By Chance or Providence by Becky Cloonan, Monstress by Marjorie Liu & Sana Takeda, and the films The Witch and Princess Mononoke.

“This just may be the most beautiful ‘werewolf’ story I’ve ever consumed in any medium.” - Chris Shehan (The Autumnal, House of Slaughter)

"A luscious, vicious fever dream of a fairy tale about the cages we find ourselves in and the true cost of freedom. WIFWULF is the kind of story that lingers." - Jody Houser (Harley Quinn & Poison Ivy, Stranger Things)


This Vault Comics Fantasy Horror Graphic Novel tour runs for one month from April 15th-May 10th, will have one stop a day on a Blog, Instagram, or TikTok and consist of reviews, interviews, pre made guest posts, excerpts, & spotlights. Priority will go to review stops. Physical books available (US addresses only) and eBooks available (for international people and US readers who prefer eBooks). There will be images for Instagram stops. 

 

About The Book:

The X-Files meets Wake the Bones in THE CEMETERIANS: The Complete Series, an eerie, genre-blending story filled with horror, magic, mystery, fantasy, darkness, and bones that grow where they shouldn’t.

Some things won’t stay buried.

After human bones begin growing inside inanimate objects all across the globe, a renegade scientist and brilliant theologian delve into the cemeteries where the bones originated, discovering an otherworldly force tired of being buried in darkness.

The Cemeterians will chill you to the bone.

Written by New York Times bestselling author Daniel Kraus (The Shape of Water, Trollhunters (both with Guillermo del Toro), Rotters, Graveyard Girls, The Living Dead (with George Romero) The Teddies Saga, Whalefall (his latest), and The Autumnal (for Vault Comics)) and illustrated by critically-acclaimed and atmospheric artist Maan House (Witchblade, Krampus, Project Blue Book).

For fans of The X-Files, Poltergeist, Glitch, Wake the Bones (Elizabeth Kilcoyne), Rotters, Graveyard Girls, and The Living Dead (Daniel Kraus), Pet Sematary (Stephen King), Cemetery Girl (Charlaine Harris & Christopher Golden), and The Resurrectionist of Caligo (Wendy Trimboli & Alicia Zaloga)

PRAISE FOR THE CEMETERIANS:

The Cemeterians (Nightfall: Double Feature) was named one of the “Horror comics to watch for in 2023” – Fangoria

“Tactile, fearsome, haunting — this is horror of the finest quality.” – Multiversity Comics

“Transformative, boundary-pushing horror.” – Gatecrashers


This CamCat Books Steampunk Fantasy tour runs for one month from April 15th-May 10th, will have one stop a day on a Blog, Instagram, or TikTok and consist of reviews, interviews, excerpts, & spotlights. Priority will go to review stops. Physical books available (US addresses only) and eBooks available (for international people and US readers who prefer eBooks). eBooks of book 1 will be available as well for those who are new to the series. There will be images for Instagram stops. 

 

About The Book:

“I loved The Brass Queen.” —Genevieve Cogman, author of the Invisible Library series

“Lush, exciting, and endlessly inventive . . .” —Cherie Priest, award-winning author of Boneshaker, on The Brass Queen

The grass was always greener in another dimension.

In a fantastical steam-powered world, eccentric aristocrat and secret arms dealer, Miss Constance Haltwhistle, has been blackmailed into stealing alien artifacts from the crown heads of Europe. Only the shady but annoyingly handsome US spy, “Liberty” Trusdale, can help her execute her perfect palace heists. As Constance creates chaos and mayhem across the Continent, monstrous creatures are plotting an interdimensional invasion of Earth. Will Constance and Trusdale stop bickering long enough to end the war of the worlds before it starts?

If you enjoy stories inspired by HG Wells’s War of the Worlds, you’ll love this gaslamp romp across an alternate 1890s Europe where our bickering heroes may just be the bad guys.


This Union Square & Co. Mystery tour runs for two weeks from April 22nd-26th & April 29th-May 3rd., will have one stop a day on a Blog, Instagram, or TikTok and consist of reviews, pre made guest posts, excerpts, & spotlights. Priority will go to review stops. Physical books available (US addresses only)and eBooks available (for international people and US readers who prefer eBooks). There will be images for Instagram stops.   

 

About The Book:

In this stunning debut by a South Carolina attorney, Zach Stander, a lawyer with a past, and Addie Stone, his indomitable detective and lover, find themselves entangled in secrets, lies, and murder in a small Southern town.

A high-profile murder case—A white woman has been bludgeoned to death with an altar cross in a rural church on Cicada Road in Walterboro, South Carolina. Sam Jenkins, a Black man, is found covered in blood, kneeling over the body. In a state already roiling with racial tension, this is not only a murder case, but a powder keg.

A haunting cold case—Two young women are murdered on quiet Edisto Beach, an hour southeast of Walterboro, and the killer disappears without a trace. Thirty-four years later the mystery remains unsolved. Could there be a connection to Stander's case?

A killer who's watching—Stander takes on Jenkins's defense, but he's up against a formidable solicitor with powerful allies. Worse, his client is hiding a bombshell secret. When Addie Stone reopens the cold case, she discovers more long-buried secrets in this small town. Would someone kill again to keep them?

Ideal for fans of mystery, suspense, and thrillers in the vein of Karin Slaughter's Pretty Girls and Stacy Willingham's A Flicker in the Dark, as well as for readers who followed the high-profile Murdaugh murder trial, held in the same small town as in When Cicadas Cry.


This Alison McGrath Kidlit tour runs for two weeks from April 22nd-26th & April 29th-May 3rd, will have one stop a day on a Blog, Instagram, or TikTok and consist of reviews, excerpts, & spotlights. Priority will go to review stops. There's a possibility of physical books being available (US addresses only) and eBooks available (for international people and US readers who prefer eBooks). There will be images for Instagram stops. 

 

About The Book:

A children’s book about worry-thoughts and how one can reframe a negative mindset in order to reduce symptoms of anxiety.


This Georgia Homsany Nonfiction tour runs for two weeks from April 22nd-26th & April 29th-May 3rd, 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. Physical books available (US addresses only)and eBooks available (for international people and US readers who prefer eBooks). There will be images for Instagram stops. 

 

About The Book:

Did you know the average person has 60,000 thoughts per day? Even more surprising is that 80% of those thoughts are negative! How do our words impact how we show up in the world?

In “You’re Not Lazy,” Georgia dives into the impact our words have on our self-esteem, showing us how self-talk is killing our self-worth. Learn why we seem to focus on the bad and the typical “lies” we tell ourselves, such as “I’m so lazy,” and how we can reframe self-talk to boost confidence to live a more empowered life.


This Vault Comics Steamy Sci-Fi Graphic Novel tour runs for two weeks from April 29th-May 3rd & May 6th-10th, 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. Physical books available (US addresses only)and eBooks available (for international people and US readers who prefer eBooks). There will be images for Instagram stops. 

 

About The Book:

The Fantastic Four meets Sex Criminals in MONEY SHOT: COMES AGAIN: an out-of-this-world adventure that’s a spicy treat, a little sweet, and packed with a whole lotta heat.

Money Shot with a Cherry on top!

The XXX-plorers are back on their hands and knees for the good of humanity! When the giant ass space jellyfish who run the ordered universe arrive on earth, the porn-stars-cum-science explorers must put away grudges, crushes, and side-hustles to once again take one (or two! or three!) for the team.

An epicly sexy new arc begins, which takes aim at dumb billionaires and bad optics, and guest stars a LEGENDARY underground comix heroine – Cherry Popstar!

Read the entire super hot, sexy science fiction MONEY SHOT series!

Money Shot Vol. 1 collects issues #1 to #5.

Money Shot Vol. 2 collects issues #6 - #10

Money Shot Vol. 3 collects issues #11 - #15

Money Shot Vol. 4: Money Shot Comes Again! is a brand new arc!

PRAISE FOR MONEY SHOT: COMES AGAIN:

“If (you) enjoy satirical softcore with a hard edge, then Money Shot Comes Again is going to leave you satisfied and hungry for more.” -- ComiCon.com

“(Money Shot: Comes Again is) a welcome piece of the marketplace that’s terribly underserved.” -– Fandom Post.com

“The big thing … is the incorporation of Cherry Popstar, an inspired addition to this story and a fun nod to classic erotic comics.” – The Beat


This David Horn Fantasy tour runs for two weeks from April 29th-May 3rd & May 6th-10th, 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. As the author is in Canada only eBooks will be available. There will be images for Instagram stops. 

 

About The Book:

"A whimsical twist on a classic fairy tale with plenty of twists, turns, and sass for early chapter readers.” – Kirkus Reviews

RED ALERT FOR FAIRY TALE LAND: Sylvia Locke is out and ready to cause mischief.

Once upon a time in Fairy Tale Land, there lived a very bad girl indeed. Sylvia Locke may have been abandoned by her adventuring parents but that’s no excuse for being mean to her loving grandparents, rude to everyone at school, and even bullying rare magical creatures. Right?

One day, when out on a break-and-enter job at the Bear family’s house, Sylvia happens upon a magical mirror that turns out to be more than she bargained for. Could even a kid like Sylvia find a friend? Could some warm and fuzzies change her heart?

The first book in Tairy Fails, a modern fractured fairy tale humor series that will have elementary school kids and early chapter book readers screaming with laughter.


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MORE MARCH TOURS- 2 Last Minute Tours 1 YA and 1 Adult

Jaime | 12:21 PM | Please comment!

Hey everyone! I have 2 last minute March Tours I'm hosting! One is YA and the other is Adult. 

REVIEW COPIES- BOTH of these tours will have physical copies for US Residents only. 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, INSTAGRAM, OR TIKTOK!


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 March. 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 Ink Monster, LLC YA Paranormal Fantasy tour runs for two weeks from March 18th-22nd & 25th-29th, 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. Physical books (US addresses only) and eBooks available (for international people and US readers who prefer eBooks). There will be images for Instagram stops. 

 

About The Book:

From USA Today Bestselling Author Aileen Erin comes an all-new action-packed, romance-filled paranormal series.

There are three things I know without question.

One: demons are real.

Two: humans make awful mistakes that get them in demonic trouble more often than you’d think.

And three: I’m the only one who can help them.

I straddle the line between the mortal and spiritual realms every day. People might think they’re two different places, but they’re not. They lay on top of each other. It’s messy, and that’s why so many people need my help. Since I was little, I’ve been called all kinds of names—unusual, abnormal, even insane. Which is fitting, since they keep throwing me in to mental facilities. I’ve been in and out of them my entire life.

But no matter what people say, no matter what I’m risking, I will always help those in need.

Because there’s an endless war carrying on all around us, every minute of every day. One that can’t be seen by mortal eyes. But I can see it, the spiritual battle for mortal souls, and I’m working hard to make sure my father is on the losing side. He — Astaroth, Satan’s general— is why I can do this. He’s why I’m not normal. I can’t have friends, a life, or a boyfriend. I won’t be selfish enough to drag someone into this fight. But I’m not lonely. Not exactly. I have my mom. She’s my rock, my best friend, my partner. She helps me do what needs to be done, and she’s never afraid when it feels like I’m always afraid.

Because I hear my father whispering my name each night, his taunts echoing through the spiritual realm. He’s hunting me, and I know the day will come when I must face him again.

Every portal I open could be the one that finally pulls me back to Hell, and I wonder if I will brave enough, strong enough, good enough to fight him.

My name is Samantha Catherine Lopez, and I am Nephilim. This is my story.

**Fans of the Alpha Girls series will love this new series set in the same world, with a few familiar faces, but you DO NOT have to have read a single word of the Alpha Girls series to enjoy Samantha's story. ;)

 

This J.H. Lyons Adult magical realism tour runs for one month from March 18th- April 12th, weekdays only & will have one stop a day on a Blog, Instagram, or TikTok and consist of reviews, pre-made guest posts, excerpts, & spotlights. Priority will go to review stops. Physical books (US addresses only) and eBooks available (for international people and US readers who prefer eBooks). There will be images for Instagram stops. 

 

About The Book:

Based in part on the author's own spiritual journey, Being Free: On the Inside is a magical realism novel of hope and redemption. 

Telling his story is Corey Astin, a young lawyer of privilege who will spend the next six years incarcerated. As he begins to pay for what he has done, he must face the stark reality of life behind bars in the old Maine State Prison. The nature of his crime makes him an instant target for other inmates. County jail offered only a tiny preview of the harsh environment in the maximum-security state prison. Corey arrives in shackles in the middle of the cold Maine winter, to a poorly-heated cell block, knowing only one person, Carl, from his time in county. Corey soon meets Dalton, a man who will become his mentor and teacher of a special way of seeing and using energy called The Choice. Being chosen is a great honor, but Corey doesn’t know it yet. He is just beginning to understand what kind of magical world exists within for those who can manifest it. Told in the first-person, Corey explains his experience in the prison, and his growing friendship with Dalton. The story unfolds as if you are with him, listening to his concerns, and baring his soul. This first book in a series is a private and perilous trip into a world that few have experienced.

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MARCH TOURS- Tours From Simon Teen, Scholastic, Holiday House, Vault Comics, Union Square, & More!

Jaime | 1:02 PM | Please comment!

Hey everyone! I am super excited to announce the March Tours I'm hosting! There's a mix of YA, MG, & Adult. This a great list with a great variety of genres from fantasy, historical, horror, sci-fi, paranormal, contemporary, & more! There's TWELVE tours to sign up for so there's something for everyone!

REVIEW COPIES- Most of these tours will have physical copies for US Residents only. 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, INSTAGRAM, OR TIKTOK!


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 March. 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 Heresy Press Anthology tour runs for two weeks from February 26th-March 1st & March 4th-8th, 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. Physical books (US addresses only) and eBooks available (for international people and US readers who prefer eBooks). There will be images for Instagram stops. Note on this one, you do not need to read every story in the anthology to review it you can pick which ones you'd like to review.

 

About The Book:

At a time when the American publishing industry increasingly perceives fiction lovers as rather delicate creatures―easily offended, allergic to ambiguity, afraid to venture outside their comfort zones―Nothing Sacred: Outspoken Voices in Contemporary Fiction was born of the opposite assumption. While the twelve authors represented in this anthology could scarcely be more diverse in their worldviews, cultural backgrounds, thematic obsessions, and prose styles, they all share two attributes: an abiding respect for their readers, and a ravenous appetite for audacity. Among the characters you'll encounter in these stories are a former child star who fears he has become just another piece of Hollywood jetsam; a band of Cuban immigrant children determined to celebrate Independence Day on their own terms; a Holocaust survivor turned serial killer; an alternate-history Malcolm X confronting J.Edgar Hoover's squad of zombies; a medical student who supports himself by starring in video porn; a rogue AI in thrall to a notorious Christian heresy; and a Tennessee Trump voter with a gift for making moonshine whiskey and spouting colorful rhetoric.

 

This Sparkling Draconic Unicorn Publishing, LLC Adult Fantasy tour runs for one month from February 26th-March 22nd, will have one stop a day on a Blog, Instagram, or TikTok and consist of reviews, pre-made guest posts, excerpts, & spotlights. Priority will go to review stops. Only eBooks available. There will be images for Instagram stops. 

 

About The Book:

A deposed princess, expert in magical glyphs, must join forces with a charismatic ambassador and battle through the Valley of Death to reclaim her war-torn kingdom in a post-atomic world.

Since before recorded history, the Valley of Death has stood by its name. Not a drop of rain has fallen or a living soul returned from its borders. But the world is changing. A magically crafted atomic bomb has been dropped on the capital of Tavargin, and a single raving lunatic has returned from the Valley of Death alive. Now the Lost Princess of Tavargin, and a Peace Chieftain of her ancient enemy across the sea must unite to enter the valley and protect their world from the secret hidden there since time immemorial.


This Holiday House Middle Grade tour runs for two weeks from March 4th-8th & 11th-15th, 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. Physical books available (US addresses only) and eBooks available (for international people and US readers who prefer eBooks). There will be images for Instagram stops. 

 

About The Book:

Lucy, a spirited French-Ojibwe orphan, is sent to the stormy waters of Lake Superior to live with a mysterious family of lighthouse-keepers—and, she hopes, to find the legendary necklace her father spent his life seeking…

Selena Lucy Landry (named for a ship, as every sailor’s child should be) has been frightened of the water ever since she lost her father at sea. But with no one else to care for her, she’s sent to foster with the Martins—a large Anishinaabe family living on a lighthouse in the middle of stormy Lake Superior.  

The Martin family is big, hard-working, and close, and Lucy—who has always been a dreamer—struggles to fit in. Can she go one day without ruining the laundry or forgetting the sweeping? Will she ever be less afraid of the lake?

Although life at the lighthouse isn’t what Lucy hoped for, it is beautiful—ships come and go, waves pound the rocks—and it has one major advantage: It’s near the site of a famous shipwreck, a shipwreck that went down with a treasure her father wanted more than anything. If Lucy can find that treasure—a priceless ruby necklace—won’t it be like having Papa back again, just a little bit? 

But someone else is hunting for the treasure, too. And as the lighthouse company becomes increasingly skeptical that the Martins can juggle Lucy and their duties, Lucy and the Martin children will need to find the necklace quickly—or they may not have a home at all.

The Luminous Life of Lucy Landry is a timelessly sweet tale of found family from rising Ojibwe voice Anna Rose Johnson, author of NPR Best Book of the Year The Star That Always Stays. Perfect for fans of L.M. Montgomery and Karina Yan Glaser!

"Lucy Landry is a charming and fanciful heroine reminiscent of Anne Shirley, who reminds us that even in dark times, we can be a light for others."—Alyssa Colman, author of Bank Street Best Book of the Year The Gilded Girl


This Holiday House Middle Grade tour runs for two weeks from March 4th-8th & 11th-15th, 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. Physical books available (US addresses only) and eBooks available (for international people and US readers who prefer eBooks). There will be images for Instagram stops. 

 

About The Book:

12-year-old Alice has a hard time making friends. Maybe it's because she works in a funeral home and receives messages from the dead.

While the kids at school taunt her and call her “Alice in Zombieland," Alice England finds refuge at her father’s funeral home, where the dead tell her stories. As she arranges the deceased’s personal mementos, an item will hum with meaning–resonance–and Alice will see the story of their life.

When she "meets" George Devenish, a man who died of a rare sunlight allergy, Alice knows George was murdered. Her only leads are George’s niece, “Violet the Vampire,” who shares her uncle’s allergy and a friendly, but secretive boy named Cal.

As a determined Alice investigates, she is surprised to find Violet and Cal become more than just suspects, but allies—maybe even friends. However, Alice soon finds navigating her first real friendships might be harder than solving a murder.

Clever humor and twisty clues abound in this cozy middle grade mystery about a group of misfits finding courage in the truth and friendship in each other. Delightful, dark, and quirky, The Deadly Daylight is perfect for fans of Nancy Drew and Winterhouse.


This North Star Editions (Flux) YA Contemporary Mystery book tour runs for two weeks from March 11th-15th &18th-22nd, will have one or two stops a day on a Blog, Instagram, or TikTok and consist of reviews, interviews, pre made guest posts, excerpts, & spotlights. Priority will go to review stops. Physical books available (US addresses only) and eBooks available (for international people and US readers who prefer eBooks). There will be images for Instagram stops. 


About The Book:

I haven’t cried one time since you disappeared. Not even at football practice when Paton Roper told the whole team you were probably dead. He said, “You know how sometimes a dog gets sick or bites somebody and you have to put it down?”

Somebody said, “Yep.”

“That’s probably what happened to Walker’s daddy.”

Walker Lauderdale hasn’t cried once since his daddy went missing. And even though everyone says he’s dead, Walker won’t give up hope. He knows his father is out there, somewhere, cutting a wild trail through the Ozarks like always. But when a relative threatens to kick Walker and his momma out of the family home, Walker realizes he has no choice but to look for his daddy—a search that leads him straight to a drug-addled and dangerous man named Lukas Fisher. While attempting to balance life as a normal fifteen-year-old boy and star player on the football team, Walker begins a desperate search across the hills of the Ozarks for the man who, for better or worse, taught him everything he knows about strength.

 

This Vault Comics Fantasy Graphic Novel tour runs for one month from March 11th- April 5th, 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 books available (US addresses only) and eBooks available (for international people and US readers who prefer eBooks). There will be images for Instagram stops. 

 

About The Book:

XENA Warrior Princess meets The Lord of the Rings in GODFELL: The Complete Series, where the sudden appearance of a dead god who falls to Earth sets off a chain reaction of events for control of the world in this woman warrior-led, high fantasy adventure.

God is dead. Who’s next?

One sunny day in the land of Kerethim, God falls dead from the sky. The impact sends out shockwaves that draw in royal families at war, shadowy creatures of the dark, and armies of the dispossessed, all coming to lay claim to parts of God's body. Into this power struggle wanders Zanzi Vuiline, a soldier and berserker trying to get home from a years-long war. Forced to fight her way through the strange landscapes in and on God's corpse, from the soles of its feet through the top of its head, Zanzi will acquire a mysterious traveling companion on her own pilgrimage.

GODFELL: The Complete Series tells the story of a fierce warrior woman tired of war and her traveling companion with her own reasons for war weariness – and revenge. These two forces of nature are on a journey to find their way back home – and to themselves. Written by Eisner Award-nominated author Chris Sebela and illustrations by rising star artist Ben Hennessy.

For fans of: Xena: Warrior Princess, Monstress (Liu/Takeda), Red Sonja, Barbaric (Moreci/Gooden), Queen of Swords (Moreci/Howell/Gooden), Briar, Step By Bloody Step, The Witcher, Rat Queens, The Many Deaths of Laila Starr, Die, Coda, Seven to Eternity, Isola, and Elf Quest.

Godfell is a big, savage blast of legendary warrior fiction. It has a brilliant premise, striking artwork and fascinating protagonists.” – Eoin Colfer (New York Times bestselling author of: Artemis Fowl, The Supernaturalist, The Wish List, The Fowl Twins, Highfire, Illegal, W.A.R.P., Ironman: The Gauntlet, Doctor Who: A Big Hand for the Doctor, and more! )

Godfell is that rare idea that makes me upset I didn’t hatch it myself: an axe-swinging yet soulful journey into the mysteries of the physical realm — and beyond.” — Daniel Kraus (New York Times bestselling author of: The Shape of Water, Whalefall, The Teddies Saga, The Death and Life of Zebulon Finch, Trollhunters, THE AUTUMNAL (Vault Comics), THE CEMETERIANS (Vault Comics), and more!)

"Godfell is completely sweeping me away with its Odysseus-like journey home through beautiful landscapes, with a rich lore and compelling characters. It holds mysteries I can't wait to see resolved but I'll enjoy the path as patiently as I can. A brilliant work by the creators!" - Nora Twomey (award-winning animator, director, screenwriter, producer and voice actress. Known for: Wolfwalkers, My Father’s Dragon, The Breadwinner, The Secret of Kells)

“Fantasy doesn't get more epic than this! The mother of all quests begins here!” -Cavan Scott (New York Times bestselling author and screenwriter: Star Wars: The High Republic, Shadow Service, Doctor Who, Sherlock Holmes, 2000 A.D.)

"Godfell ushers in an exciting new fantasy comic that is electrifying and dynamic with a magnetic woman warrior on a mysterious journey. Sebela takes well-worn genre beats and makes it his own. Wonderfully illustrated and eloquently written, Godfell is a godsend. 10/10– Lotusland Comics

“… recommend picking this up if you’re a fan of fantasy adventures in weird worlds such as The Last Airbender.” – Sequential Planet

 

This Inspired Girl Storybooks Middle Grade Fantasy tour runs for one month from March 11th- April 5th, will have one stop a day on a Blog, Instagram, or TikTok and consist of reviews, interviews, pre made guest posts, excerpts, & spotlights. Priority will go to review stops. Priority will go to review stops. Physical books available (I'm hoping) (US addresses only) and eBooks available (for international people and US readers who prefer eBooks). There will be images for Instagram stops. 

 

About The Book:

With the Destruction of the ancient Crystal Fortress, the Selenixies were sent hurling through different worlds, losing their power and connection to one another. Dark forces are holding them back as they must complete seven trials to recharge themselves, reunite with each other, and regain trust in the Universe before it's too late.

A fantastical tale about teamwork, friendship, resilience, and the trials we all go through to see if what we want is really worth fighting for, Saga of the Selenixies illustrates that we are most powerful when we empower each other.


This Margaret K. McElderry Books YA LGBTQIA Paranormal Romane tour runs for two weeks from March 18th-22nd & 25th-29th, 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. Physical books available (US addresses only)and eBooks available (for international people and US readers who prefer eBooks). There will be images for Instagram stops. 

 

About The Book:

A skeptic and a supernatural being make a crossroads deal to achieve their own ends only to get more than they bargained for in this lively young adult romantic adventure from the New York Times bestselling author of Spell Bound and So This Is Ever After.

Seventeen-year-old Ellery is a non-believer in a region where people swear the supernatural is real. Sure, they’ve been stuck in a five-year winter, but there’s got to be a scientific explanation. If goddesses were real, they wouldn’t abandon their charges like this, leaving farmers like Ellery’s family to scrape by.

Knox is a familiar from the Other World, a magical assistant sent to help humans who have made crossroads bargains. But it’s been years since he heard from his queen, and Knox is getting nervous about what he might find once he returns home. When the crossroads demons come to collect Knox, he panics and runs. A chance encounter down an alley finds Ellery coming to Knox’s rescue, successfully fending off his would-be abductors.

Ellery can’t quite believe what they’ve seen. And they definitely don’t believe the nonsense this unnervingly attractive guy spews about his paranormal origins. But Knox needs to make a deal with a human who can tether him to this realm, and Ellery needs to figure out how to stop this winter to help their family. Once their bargain is struck, there’s no backing out, and the growing connection between the two might just change everything.


This Union Square & Co. Science Fiction Anthology tour runs for two weeks from March 18th-22nd & 25th-29th, 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. Physical books available (US addresses only)and eBooks available (for international people and US readers who prefer eBooks). There will be images for Instagram stops.   

 

About The Book:

A collection of award-winning short stories by Harlan Ellison, an eight-time Hugo Award-winner, five-time Bram Stoker Award winner, and four-time Nebula Award winner.

Harlan Ellison’s work shaped the science-fiction, fantasy, and horror genres in the 20th century, and this collection of his best-known and most-acclaimed stories is a perfect treasury for old Ellison fans as well as readers discovering this zany, polyphonic writer for the first time. 

Featuring these stories and many more: 

“‘Repent Harlequin!’ Said the Ticktockman” - Hugo Award winner

“I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream” - Bram Stoker Award winner

“Mefisto in Onyx” - Bram Stoker Award winner

“Jeffty Is Five” - British Fantasy Award winner

“The Whimper of Whipped Dogs” - Edgar Allan Poe Award winner


This Union Square & Co. Mystery tour runs for two weeks from March 25th-29th & April 1st-5th, will have one stop a day on a Blog, Instagram, or TikTok and consist of reviews, pre made guest posts, excerpts, & spotlights. Priority will go to review stops. Physical books available (US addresses only)and eBooks available (for international people and US readers who prefer eBooks). There will be images for Instagram stops.   

 

About The Book:

A lyrical and emotionally engaging novel infused with mystery and wisdom about love, friendship, and the power of forgiveness.

Florrie Butterfield—eighty-seven, one-legged, and of cheerful disposition—believes there can't be any more adventures or surprises in life to experience. Yet one midsummer’s evening, there’s an accident at Babbington Hall—the adult residence where she lives—so shocking and strange that Florrie is suspicious; is this really an accident? Or is she being lied to? Is she, in fact, living alongside a potential murderer? In her efforts to learn the truth, Florrie is forced to look back on her own life, with all its passions and regrets; she must confront her own bloody secret—and, at last, forgive herself. Above all, Florrie learns, through the help of her new friend, Stanhope, that you’re never too old to have the life you’ve always dreamed of. When it comes to love, it’s never too late.

Readers of moving fiction about late-in-life second chances such as Fredrik Backman's A Man Called Ove and Rachel Joyce’s The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry will love this un-putdownable book.


This Vault Comics Dystopian Horror Graphic Novel tour runs for one month from March 25th-April 19th, 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 books available (US addresses only) and eBooks available (for international people and US readers who prefer eBooks). There will be images for Instagram stops. 

 

About The Book:

RESONANT is a post-apocalyptic horror story where Cormac McCarthy's THE ROAD meets THE ODYSSEY, by way of THE WALKING DEAD!

NOW IN SERIES DEVELOPMENT FOR BET+ with Gerard McMurray as executive producer, director, and writer. Adapted for television by CBS Studios, Ridley Scott’s Scott Free Productions, and Gerard McMurray

OUR WORST IMPULSES UNLEASHED.

A decade has passed since the first Waves hit, unleashing humanity’s darkest impulses and plunging the world into chaos. Paxton, a single father of three, must venture from the secluded haven they’ve built to restock the medicine his chronically-ill youngest son needs to survive. When the somewhat routine trip goes awry, Paxton and his children—now separated—will battle everything in their path to reunite.

Can you resist the Call of the Void?

Collects the entire ten-issue series in a deluxe trade paperback omnibus with a foreword by Gerard McMurray (Director - The First Purge, Director, Executive Producer, and Writer - Burning Sands)

For fans of The Walking Dead, The Road, Bird Box, A Quiet Place, Y:The Last Man, and Road Warrior.

"What stands out in RESONANT is how the real horror comes not from the waves, but the other people...The scary moments are amplified by the great character development." - Horror DNA

Top 25 Best Comics of 2021 -- Comics Bookcase

“…an odyssey even more terrifying than Bird Box.” -- The Beat

“…a firestorm of raw emotion, anxiety, and fear that any horror buff is going to appreciate.” – AIPT

“Pick this one up if you like apocalyptic stories and comics that speak to something dark and creepy in all the worst ways, even in the light.” – Black Nerd Problems


This Scholastic Press Kidlit Fantasy tour runs for one month from March 25th-April 19th, will have one stop a day on a Blog, Instagram, or TikTok and consist of reviews, pre made guest posts, excerpts, & spotlights. Priority will go to review stops. Physical books available (US addresses only)and eBooks available (for international people and US readers who prefer eBooks). There will be images for Instagram stops. 

 

About The Book:

Three friends discover magic and mayhem around every corner of their school in this brand-new illustrated series from New Yorker cartoonist and NAACP Image Award nominee Liz Montague that's perfect for fans of Witchlings and The Wizards of Waverly Place.

Welcome to the Brooklyn School of Magic, where seeds of enchantment are planted and magic sprouts in every corner. And where each fall, fifth years must pass the Equinox Test if they want to move up to Middle Magic.

Rose is worried. She's never been the best student. And if she doesn't pass with flying colors, Principal Ivy says she may have to transfer to a boring, non-magical school. Amethyst knows she's got the skills to ace the test. But to really impress her mom, she's got her eye on the school's top prize. Lavender just wants to fit in. Even after a few years in the States, he still feels homesick. All. The. Time. Passing the test might just be his ticket back to the island.

But with best friend battles, a cheating scandal, and trouble brewing in the magical community, the Equinox Test may not even be the biggest challenge these Magic Bearers will face this year…


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