Monday, August 16, 2010

Win a T-shirt

Author Bonnie J. Doerr is giving away a T-shirt. All you have to do is comment on her blog. She'd love to know what you're doing to live a little bit greener or share anything else you care to say. Never commented? Directions are listed and you only need to provide a first name. She'll contact the winner or
post a request to be contacted by same.

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Are You a Paranormal Junky?

Need a fix? Here's a chance to meet all your fav paranormal authors online. Of course this blog tour is being held in October, the month of haunting and spirits. And meeting great authors is only part of the fun.

You'll get to read the continuing saga of Eryn McCain, half-human and half-wolven. Part of the story will appear on each blog. Follow it, find the clues, solve the mystery, and you'll be eligible for great prizes.

TOUR PREMISE: The pressure is on Eryn as she faces tough decisions. Luckily a rash of paranormal activity within the walls of Redgrave High provide a distraction. Are these harmless pranks or something more sinister? You’ll have to do a bit of research to find out. A new clue will be revealed at each blog stop during the tour. Can Eryn and the crew track who (or what) is causing the mayhem in Redgrave High? Follow the hunt and meet a bevy of dreadfully talented young adult paranormal authors along the way!

And there'll be a wicked cool selection of SWAG and ARCs as prizes!

If you want to find out more about the tour, check out Judith Graves' website or follow any (or all) of these bloggers who will be keeping the book world updated about the tour:

Crossroads Tour Official Bloggers:

The Here, The Now, The Books


Ms. B’s Book Swarm

Kid Lit Frenzy

Narratively Speaking

Tales of a Teenage Book Lover

Just Your Typical Book Blog

Late Bloomer Online

YA Addict


Book Faery

Book Bound

A Simple Love of Reading

Confessions of a Bookaholic

Supernatural Snark

Wolfy Chicks: The Blog With Bite

Wanna join the fun? To become an official tour blogger, let Judith know, and you can post this cool badge on your website. Be sure to link it to the web address below.


Monday, August 9, 2010

Are You a Mystery Buff?

Here's your chance to immerse yourself in a weekend-long crime/mystery writing extravaganza. Killer Nashville is happening next weekend. The conference runs from Thursday evening, August 19, to Sunday afternoon, August 22, 2010, and is jam packed with great speakers, including our own Leap Books author, Bonnie J. Doerr, who is writing an eco-mystery series. Book 1, Island Sting, is already out. And Stakeout's on it's way in 2011. Pelican Peril will follow in 2012. 
Here's a schedule if you're interested in attending. Keynote speaker is Jeffery Deaver; find out more about him on his website. And Bonnie Doerr will be presenting at a session on "Writing the YA Mystery." Agent and editor pitch sessions are included in the registration price. Hope to see you there.