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Crossroads Blog Tour 2013: Day 2

Monday, October 21st, 2013

Today is Day 2 of the Crossroads Blog Tour of 2013! For my stop — along with lovely authors Judith Graves and Nicola Marsh — go to Confessions of a Bookaholic. Be sure to enter for a chance to win a Kindle preloaded with titles from all 23 participating authors! And be sure to read all the guest posts from all 23 authors visiting all 7 participating bloggers so you can hunt for clues to answer the research questions here for bonus prizes!

To read the fun guest posts and interview answers, check out the following blogs:

A Simple Love of Reading

Confessions of a Bookaholic

Most-Wanted Monsters

Little Library Muse

Erika Knudsen

A Life Bound by Books

Jennzah Cresswell



Crossroads Blog Tour 2013: Day 1

Sunday, October 20th, 2013

Crossroads Blog Tour 2013!

The Crossroads Blog Tour of 2013 begins today! For my stop — along with lovely authors Judith Graves and Nicola Marsh — go to A Simple Love of Reading. Be sure to enter for a chance to win a Kindle preloaded with titles from all 23 participating authors! And be sure to read all the guest posts from all 23 authors visiting all 7 participating bloggers so you can hunt for clues to answer the research questions here for bonus prizes!

To read the fun guest posts and interview answers, check out the following blogs:

A Simple Love of Reading

Confessions of a Bookaholic

Most-Wanted Monsters

Little Library Muse

Erika Knudsen

A Life Bound by Books

Jennzah Cresswell



Coming in October, part 1: Crossroads Blog Tour 2013

Friday, September 6th, 2013

There are two book-related events coming up in October that I want to share with you.

First…it’s the Crossroads Blog Tour of 2013!!! **cue confetti**

For more information about the Crossroads Blog Tour, including a list of all participating authors and bloggers, check out this post on Judith Graves‘ website.

And for the second book-related event in October…stay tuned! πŸ™‚



Day 2 of The Crossroads Blog Tour of 2012

Monday, October 22nd, 2012

It’s Day 2 of the Crossroads Blog Tour! Today, Judith Graves and I are at Late Bloomer Online! Come read our interviews, then follow the instructions for a chance to win a Kindle pre-loaded with 13 books!

Separately, I’ve been working on two things.

First, I’ve been cleaning up alllllllllllll the spam comments trapped in my PENDING section. (41,000+ spam comments! Yow!) Akismet has also been trapping my legit comments in the spam/pending filter too. UGH. I’ve been doing this manually, and I think I approved all of the legit stuff. BUT – if you’ve commented on the Authors Against Bullying giveaway post and/or the VELVETEEN giveaway post AND your comment hasn’t shown up, please repost! Both giveaways are open to comments until October 30.

Second, I’ve been working on a project for my Precious Little Tax Deductions. I originally wrote the piece in close third person…but now, for the revision, I’m switching it to first person POV. And guys…it’s working! I read the revised first chapter to my boys, and they loved it! Both boys said they preferred the story this way, in first person. My older son was riveted as I read to them, and my younger son (who’s a wee bit under the age range of the project at the moment) laughed at a good number of the funny lines. I’m thrilled! So I’m focusing on this project for them. Who knows? Maybe with no sleep over the next week, I’ll finish it before NANO. πŸ™‚



Welcome to the Crossroads Blog Tour of 2012!

Sunday, October 21st, 2012

Hooray! Today kicks off the 2012 Crossroads Blog Tour! Starting today until October 28, 13 authors are touring eight blogs. Lots of interviews! Tons of books! And an AWESOME grand prize!!!

How awesome?

How about a Kindle? With 13 books pre-loaded onto it?

I know, right???

For more information on how the tour works, check out Judith Graves’ site here.

Here’s the list of authors participating (taken from Judith’s site – seriously, check it out for all the info!):

 

Judith Graves – Leap Books – Under My Skin, Second Skin, Skin of My Teeth, Killer’s Instinct

Joy Preble – Sourcebooks – Dreaming Anastasia, Haunted, Anastasia Forever. Soho Press (forthcoming May 2013) – The Sweet Dead Life

Stacey Kade – Hyperion – The Ghost and the Goth, Queen of the Dead, Body & Soul

Amanda Ashby – Speak – You Had Me at Halo,Β Zombie Queen of Newbury High, Fairy Bad Day, Demonosity

Lucienne Diver – Flux – Vamped, Revamped, Fangtasic, Fangtabulous

Kiki Hamilton – Teen / Macmillian – The Faerie Ring, The Torn Wing

Jackie Morse Kessler – Harcourt Graphia – Hunger, Rage, Loss

Christine Fonseca – Compass Press – Transcend, Libera Me

Carrie Harris – Delacorte Books for Young ReadersΒ –Taste In Boys, Bad Hair Day

Dawn Dalton – Leap Books –Β SPIRITED Anthology, Killer’s Instinct

Leanna Renee Hieber – Sourcebooks – Darker Still (Magic Most Foul, #1), The Twisted Tragedy of Miss Natalie Stewart (Magic Most Foul, #2)

Ty Drago – Sourcebooks – The Undertakers: Rise of the Corpses, The Undertakers: Queen of the Dead

Janet Fox – Speak – Faithful, Forgiven, Sirens

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For Day 1, Judith Graves and I visit A Simple Love of Reading! This one’s all about Halloween. Check it out! And remember to visit the main Crossroads Blog Tour page for information on how to participate – who wouldn’t want a free Kindle with 13 e-books pre-loaded? πŸ™‚



HUNGER Crossroads Tour: Late Bloomer Online and Giveaway

Sunday, October 31st, 2010

Happy Halloween, everyone! Whew. Spent all morning cleaning the house, and all afternoon and evening getting it dirty. Well, okay, not that, but my best friend and her family came over, so it was Tax Deduction Madness, followed by trick-or-treating. Loving Husband and my best friend’s husband took all the boys around the neighborhood, while my BF and I sat drinking wine. Well, no. Playing cards, actually, and fielding all the trick-or-treaters.

Cool point of the evening? A trick-or-treater came by…with a Vlad Tod bag! I had to give him some smiley-fangy-face temporary tattoos. πŸ™‚

Today is the last day of the Crossroads Tour! Today’s visit is with Late Bloomer Online. Which movie gets a hat-tip in my interview? Read it to find out! And then head over to the Crossroads Tour main page, answer all the questions, and submit your answers for a chance to win Really Cool Things!

A huge thanks to Judith Graves for organizing the Crossroads Tour, to all the terrific bloggers who hosted us, all the other YA paranormal authors for participating, to Shannon Delany for first telling me about the tour, and to all readers who commented and participated. You guys all rock!

And look – another HUNGER review:

Catcher Gone Awry

Finally, Jami at YA Addict is giving away a copy of HUNGER! Thanks for hosting the giveaway, Jani!