The Double Blog Dare Tour

Alison Dare is going on tour!

We are hosting our second blog tour! We have a wonderful line-up of contributors and tour hosts for J. Torres’ and J. Bone’s graphic novels, Alison Dare, Little Miss Adventures and Alison Dare, The Heart of the Maiden.

Open Book: Toronto will be kicking off the tour and Sequential will be wrapping up the first week. Comics Worth Reading will start us up again on the second week while Confessions of a Pop Fan brings the tour to full circle. Each blogger will be helping Alison Dare go on tour by snapping a photo of her having a little (miss) adventure in their area. So stay tuned to see some awesome photography! In the meantime, here is the schedule of the tour stops:

DAY 1: Monday, June 7, 2010

DAY 2: Tuesday, June 8, 2010

DAY 3: Wednesday, June 9, 2010

DAY 4: Thursday, June 10, 2010

DAY 5: Friday, June 11, 2010

DAY 6: Monday, June 14, 2010

DAY 7: Tuesday, June 15, 2010

DAY 8: Wednesday, June 16, 2010

DAY 9: Thursday, June 17, 2010

DAY 10: Friday, June 18, 2010

Not only do we have a blog tour, we are also running a contest! We double-dog dare you to enter.

J. TORRES is a Shuster Award-winning, Eisner Award-nominated writer whose credits include adaptations of Disney/Pixar’s WALL-E and CTV’s Degrassi: The Next Generation, the comic book series Teen Titans Go and Wonder Girl for DC Comics, as well as the graphic novels Lola: A Ghost Story and the YALSA-listed Days Like This for Oni Press. He has also written for children’s magazines, books, and television.

J. BONE is an Eisner Award-nominated illustrator of several critically acclaimed comic books and graphic novels, including Spiderman: Tangled Web, Batman / The Spirit, and Paul Dini’s Mutant, Texas.

You can also follow @TundraBooks, @jtorrescomics, and our daring bloggers on twitter! We will be using the hashtag #AlisonDare

Let’s Tour Medina Hill: Round-Up

Medina HillTundra’s first blog tour came and went last week! We would like to give a HUGE round of applause to all the participating bloggers and readers who left comments. Thank you for being so accomodating in hosting a stop for Trilby Kent. Thanks again to the amazing team at Open Book: Toronto for kicking off with the first stop and for posting “Where is Trilby Kent Today?” for tour followers.

We would also like to use this chance to thank some of the people behind-the-scenes! Kathryn Cole for editing Medina Hill and Kelly Hill for the fantastic cover and design. There’s also Production, Rights, Marketing, Special Sales… Go Team!

Here is a quick round-up about Trilby Kent’s debut novel, Medina Hill:

  • “…fun and eccentric but completely believable.” – Carrie Anne, Another day, another thought… or two
  • “…captivating tale…” – Lauren, Lauren’s Crammed Bookshelf
  • “…intriguing plot and interesting characters.” – Melanie, Melanie’s Musings
  • “…looking forward to reading more by Trilby in the future.” – Cindy, Cindy’s Love of Books
  • “After reading Medina Hill, I’ll certainly be on the look out for whatever Trilby writes next. The main reason? Originality.” – Kerry, Shelf Elf
  • “It’s incredibly heart-warming…. ” – Carrie, Carrie’s YA Bookshelf
  • “I love a book that references other books or major historical characters as a main plot point… I think that was the book’s major success.” – Janssen, Everyday Reading
  • “…a satisfying, refreshing, unique tale…” – Khy, Frenetic Reader
  • “…a glorious read, full of warmth and extraordinary, vibrant characters.” – Eve, Vulpes Libris
  • “…well-researched and interesting…. A clever, richly texture book, both for modern children and traditionalists like me” – Sally, An Awfully Big Blog Adventure
  • “Medina Hill is a clever debut novel that will appeal to fans of historical fiction….” – Jenny, Wondrous Reads
  • “This book is full of warm, well constructed characters…” – Luisa, Chicklish

With permission from Morgan at Books and Literature for Teens, here is the book trailer she created for Medina Hill:

A Note from Trilby Kent: I’m not sure that I’d have anything to add, other than to extend very sincere thanks to all the bloggers for taking part. Overall, the response seems to have been really positive, which is great!

Let’s Tour Medina Hill: Day 5

Medina HillToday, we are wrapping up our first blog tour! We’re a little bit sad that this day has come so fast. It is fantastic to see what readers are saying about Trilby Kent’s debut novel. With that being said, here is what our bloggers have planned for Medina Hill today:

Tour Day 5:

  1. Sarah at Green Bean Teen Queen will be sharing her thoughts on Medina Hill.
  2. Luisa at Chicklish will share a review.
  3. Jenny at Wondrous Reads has a guest post from Trilby Kent!
  4. Sally at An Awfully Big Blog Adventure will talk about Medina Hill.
  5. Eve at Vulpes Libris will chat with fellow Bookfox, Trilby Kent.

Please feel free to leave comments or questions on our post. We will be happy to answer your questions!

Let’s Tour Medina Hill: Day 4

Medina HillWow, we are at day 4 of the Medina Hill blog tour already! Here is what you can expect from today’s line-up of bloggers:

Tour Day 4:

  1. Shelly at Write for a Reader will be sharing a review of Medina Hill.
  2. Taschima at Bloody Bookaholic will be sharing a review and hosting a giveaway!
  3. Amanda at A Patchwork of Books will be sharing her thoughts on Medina Hill.
  4. Khy at Frenetic Reader will be reviewing Medina Hill.
  5. Leila at BookChildWorld will be in conversation with Trilby Kent!

Tomorrow’s the last day of the blog tour, don’t miss out as we finish up with bloggers in England!

Let’s Tour Medina Hill: Day 3

Medina HillThis is the third day of the Medina Hill blog tour! Here is what you can expect from today’s bloggers:

Tour Day 3:

  1. Kristen at BookWorming in the 21st Century will be talking with Trilby Kent about the research process and hosting a giveaway!
  2. Melissa at Must Read Faster will be sharing a review of Medina Hill.
  3. Janssen at Everyday Reading in collaboration with Kayla at Ad Absurdum will be chatting about Medina Hill
  4. Carrie at Carrie’s YA Bookshelf will be sharing a review of Medina Hill.
  5. Diana at Stop, Drop, and Read will be interviewing Trilby Kent and hosting a giveaway!

Click here for the full line-up or read from Day 1 and Day 2. We hope you stick around for Day 4 and 5!