Today, we begin our blog tour for Shadows by Paula Weston. The tour stops for today are:
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2013
Krystal at Krystal’s Stellar Book Blog called Paula Weston’s writing “. . . fantastic. . . . There was action, suspense and romance all written with an expert hand.”
Andrea at Cozy Up With A Good Read said that she “loved the toughness” of the characters and “the extensive history of the Rephaim that Paula details in this story.”
Jillian at Centre of the Universe gushed that “Weston blasts this setting right out of the water with a few new twists, some very keen ‘powers’, and a narrative that drops you right into all of it seamlessly.”
Nova Lee at Musings of a Blogder recapped that there were times she had to “SNORT because of some witty lined dropped. It was awesome.”
Stephanie at Poetry to Prose told us that “Shadows definitely has an edge that’s missing from a lot of paranormal books. . . . Oh, and a little sexiness, too.”
We’re moving forward to the second day of the Shadows blog tour! The stops for today are:
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2013
Jen at Perogies & Gyoza praised Paula Weston for doing “. . . a fantastic job mixing the supernatural world with a really realistic small beach town of people who are shocked at what is in their midst.”
Ashley at Book Labyrinth called the relationship between Gaby and Rafa “Epic and explosive.”
Flannery (along with Tatiana and Catie) had lots of fantastic questions for Paula Weston to answer over at The Readventurer
Today, we begin our blog tour for Shadows by Paula Weston! We hope you’re excited, because we are! The tour stops for today are:
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2013
Wendy kicked off the tour with a giveaway and a guided tour of the setting with Paula Weston on The Midnight Garden while K. shared a review calling Shadows a “world of war between fallen angels and demons manifests into a woven tapestry of lust, sin, and redemption.”
Jo Ann at Journey of a Bookseller said “being the first in the series, this one wets your appetite for the next one.”
Crystal at WinterHaven Books interviewed Paula Weston about the Rephaim series . . . wait, what’s this about cliffhangers!?
Alexandra at Collections said “Shadows was easily one of my most anticipated titles this year, and it lived up to all my expectations. I’m even more pumped now for the sequel Haze!”
Lee at Rally the Readers noted that the “. . . tension between Gaby and Rafa was fantastic. . . . There were many times when I wanted to assist Gaby in smacking the smugness out of him” We couldn’t agree more!
Tuesdays with Tundra is a monthly post on our new releases. The following books are available today in stores and online!
Death of a King
Written by Andrew H. Vanderwal
Hardcover | 304 Pages | Ages 10+
Twelve-year-old Alex, determined to get to the bottom of his parents’ disappearance, sets out on a quest to find them. An ambitious time-travel novel set in Scotland at the time of William Wallace, Death of a King explores the turbulence of the bloody late thirteenth century after King Alexander dies on his way to Kinghorn without leaving an heir to the throne. The country is thrown into chaos, and Alex must overcome many obstacles along his path.
Little Red Lies
Written by Julie Johnston
Hardcover | 352 Pages | Ages 10+
The war is over, but for thirteen-year-old Rachel, the battle has just begun. Putting childhood behind her, she knows what she wants – to prove she has acting talent worthy of the school drama club, and what she doesn’t want – to romantically fall for someone completely inappropriate. Worries about her veteran brother’s failing health and repugnance at her mother’s unexpected and unwanted pregnancy drive her to seek solace from a seemingly sympathetic, but self-serving teacher.
Written by Paula Weston
Hardcover | 400 Pages | Ages 14+
It’s almost a year since Gaby Winters watched her twin brother die. In the sunshine of a new town her body has healed, but her grief is raw and constant. It doesn’t help that every night in her dreams she fights and kills hell-beasts. And then Rafa comes to town. Not only does he look exactly like the guy who’s been appearing in Gaby’s dreams, he tells her things about her brother and her life that cannot be true, things that are dangerous . . .
Touched by Fire
Written by Irene N.Watts
Hardcover | 208 Pages | Ages 10+
Teenage Miriam gives a first-hand account of the excitement everyone feels about going to America, the “Golden Land,” the journey in steerage, the arrival at Ellis Island, and the discrimination the immigrants feel while seeking employment. When Miriam finally lands a job at the Triangle Shirt Waist Company as a cuff setter, she believes her future in the New World is finally secure. But on March 25, 1911, the fire that starts from overflowing bins of material scraps rages into what becomes known as the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire, and Miriam’s life is forever changed.
My Name Is Blessing
Written by Eric Walters
Illustrated by Eugenie Fernandes
Hardcover | 32 Pages | Ages 6-9
Based on the life of a real boy, this warm-hearted, beautifully illustrated book tells the story of Baraka, a young Kenyan boy with a physical disability. Baraka and eight cousins live with their grandmother. She gives them boundless love, but there is never enough money or food, and life is hard – love doesn’t feed hungry stomachs or clothe growing bodies, or school keen minds. Baraka is too young, and, with his disability, needs too much, and she is too old. A difficult choice must be made, and grandmother and grandchild set off on a journey to see if there is a place at the orphanage for Baraka.
Pub Date Giveaway: In the comments below, please tell us which new September release of Tundra’s you would love to read and one lucky reader will receive their requested book! One request per person and please review our rules. This giveaway ends at midnight on Monday, September 16, 2013!
UPDATE: Congratulations to Lori who has won a copy of My Name Is Blessing!