Category: Blog Tours


FIVE BOOKS OF 2016 I’VE LOVED | #YAXmasTour

FIVE BOOKS OF 2016 I’VE LOVED | #YAXmasTour

OKAY guys, I’ll admit. I forgot about this post. So it’s nearly 9PM and I’m winging it. THAT’S THE SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS, RIGHT?  RIGHT. So I thought, what kinda thing could I post that would be fun, interesting, and y’know…book related. Because that’s how I roll. I thought about what books I’ve loved over this past year (though the year technically isn’t over yet, so this is like…a rough version.) I chose five, because dammit, it’s such a hard topic, I wanted to keep it as basic […]


Everything I’m Thankful For | #TheThanksUGive

Everything I’m Thankful For | #TheThanksUGive

  I signed up to take part in The Thanks U Give blog hop, which is hosted by Hazel from Stay Bookish and Mishma from Chasing Faerytales.  I’m in the United Kingdom, and over here…we don’t celebrate a thanksgiving day. I’ll not hide the fact that I find it cheesy, but I will admit that maybe we’re the idiots because we don’t have such a day. I don’t get gushy and say how thankful I am for things. I think a lot of Brits are like that. […]


#UKYACX BLOG TOUR | Spotlight on…Ellen Phethean @phethean @UKYACX

#UKYACX BLOG TOUR | Spotlight on…Ellen Phethean @phethean @UKYACX

(COVER NOT FINAL) Ren and the Blue Hands Set in the fictional 16th Century Calico Isles, Ellen Phethean’s YA novel, Ren and The Blue Hands, sees teenaged Ren drawn into a world of intrigue, passion and politics. Betrayal by your friends is heart breaking, betrayed by your own heart is devastating. In a world on the cusp of change, Ren, a Blue Hand dyer, is plucked from the dye sheds to become lady’s maid up at Barrow Hall. At first she’s excited about her future, […]


#SBPT | Week 5: The Book Bratz @thebookbratz

#SBPT | Week 5: The Book Bratz @thebookbratz

Hey all. It’s week 5 and I have the wonderful creator of this promo tour joining me today. Meet Amber from The Book Bratz. Here she talks about juggling both life and blogging, and just what kinds of things one can do to ease the pressure. For those of you that don’t know me that well, I always seem to be busy. I’m involved in tons of extracurricular inside and outside of school, and I try to keep up with blogging whenever I can. Now that I’m out […]


#UKMG Extravaganza Blog Tour: Karen McCombie #Interview #Spotlight @UKYAX @KarenMcCombie

Posted 15 October, 2015 by katheryn13 in Blog Tours, Book Promo, Fun, Middle Grade, Spotlight, YA / 0 Comments
#UKMG Extravaganza Blog Tour: Karen McCombie #Interview #Spotlight @UKYAX @KarenMcCombie

Hi guys and gals! I’m pleased to be taking part in the UKMG Extravaganza blog tour, as part of an event that is going to be in Nottingham Central Library on 17th October with 34 top MG (Middle Grade) authors. Sounds fun, eh? (sadly I won’t be able to go.) For my post, I partnered with the wonderful Karen McCombie, author of 80 published books – and her first historical novel Catching Falling Stars is out now!  Catching Falling Stars A Blitz tale full of charm […]


#Review & #Giveaway: It’s a Wonderful Death by Sarah J. Schmitt #ARC @yaboundtourspr @sjSchmitt

#Review & #Giveaway: It’s a Wonderful Death by Sarah J. Schmitt #ARC @yaboundtourspr @sjSchmitt

It’s a Wonderful Death by Sarah J. Schmitt  Release Date: 10/2015 Sky Pony Press 320 pages Seventeen-year-old RJ always gets what she wants. So when her soul is accidentally collected by a distracted Grim Reaper, somebody in the afterlife better figure out a way to send her back from the dead or heads will roll. But in her quest for mortality, she becomes a pawn in a power struggle between an overzealous archangel and Death Himself. The tribunal presents her with two options: she can remain […]


#BlogTour & #Giveaway: The Summer Marked by Rebekah L. Purdy @RebekahLPurdy @tracyclark_tlc

Posted 2 October, 2015 by katheryn13 in Blog Tours, Book Promo / 1 Comment
#BlogTour & #Giveaway: The Summer Marked by Rebekah L. Purdy @RebekahLPurdy @tracyclark_tlc

The Summer Marked (The Winter People #2) by Rebekah L. Purdy Release Date: 09/22/15 Entangled Teen 305 pages Summary from Goodreads: Salome left humankind behind to be with her boyfriend, Gareth, in the Kingdom of Summer. But now forces of darkness are rising. Her happily-ever-after is coming apart, and the Kingdom is on the brink of war.  Newly-single Kadie Byers is on her way home for Thanksgiving, imagining a visit filled with hot chocolate, a hot guy for a little rebound action, and some girl time with her bestie, Salome. Except […]


#BlogTour: The Danaan Trilogy by Laura Howard

Posted 1 October, 2015 by katheryn13 in Blog Tours, Book Promo, Supernatural, YA / 0 Comments
#BlogTour: The Danaan Trilogy by Laura Howard

Synopsis Allison O’Malley’s plan is to go to grad school so she can get a good job and take care of her schizophrenic mother. She has carefully closed herself off from everything else, including a relationship with Ethan, who she’s been in love with for as long as she can remember. What is definitely not part of the plan is the return of her long-lost father, who claims he can bring Allison’s mother back from the dark place her mind has gone. Allison doesn’t trust […]


#ReleaseDay Blitz & #Giveaway (US only): Walk On Earth A Stranger by Rae Carson

#ReleaseDay Blitz & #Giveaway (US only): Walk On Earth A Stranger by Rae Carson

      Title: WALK ON EARTH A STRANGER Author: Rae Carson Pub. Date: September 22, 2015 Publisher: Greenwillow Books Pages: 448 Find it: Amazon, Barnes & Noble, iBooks, Goodreads   The first book in a new trilogy from acclaimed New York Times bestselling author Rae Carson. A young woman with the magical ability to sense the presence of gold must flee her home, taking her on a sweeping and dangerous journey across Gold Rush–era America. Lee Westfall has a secret. She can sense the presence of gold in the world around her. Veins deep beneath the earth, pebbles […]


#BlogTour + Excerpt: Blood In The Water by Tash McAdam #Fantasy @TashMcAdam @MarkMyWordsPR

Posted 25 August, 2015 by katheryn13 in Blog Tours, Book Promo, Fantasy / 0 Comments
#BlogTour + Excerpt: Blood In The Water by Tash McAdam #Fantasy @TashMcAdam @MarkMyWordsPR

    Purchase on Amazon: http://amzn.to/1MtINrb Purchase on B&N: http://bit.ly/1ExFSr7 Purchase on iBooks: http://apple.co/1E0aW80   There have always been warps—tears between realities—and they’ve always been a threat to humanity. Most people are blind to them. But Hallie’s eyes are opening. Now that she’s going to school at the Protectorate, she’s learning there’s more to life than fun and games. The truth is, she’s just become part of Earth’s only shield against the monsters of the warps. Before, she didn’t think she was anything special. Now, […]


#BlogTour & #Giveaway: The Truth About Jack by Jody Gehrman @jodygehrman @entangledteen

#BlogTour & #Giveaway: The Truth About Jack by Jody Gehrman @jodygehrman @entangledteen

The Truth About Jack by Jody Gehrman Release Date: 04/14/15 Entangled Crush Summary from Goodreads: Dakota McCloud has just been accepted into a prestigious art school. Soon she’ll leave behind the artists’ colony where she grew up―hippie dad, tofu since birth, yurt―and join her boyfriend and best friend on the East Coast. It was the plan…until Dakota finds out her boyfriend and best friend hooked up behind her back. Hurt and viciously betrayed, Dakota pours out her heart on a piece of paper, places it in […]


#ReleaseDay Book Blitz & Giveaway: Awakening by Shannon Duffy #YA @shannonduffylit @entangledteen

#ReleaseDay Book Blitz & Giveaway: Awakening by Shannon Duffy #YA @shannonduffylit @entangledteen

Awakening by Shannon Duffy Release Date: 04/07/15 Entangled Teen Summary from Goodreads: A thrilling, futuristic sci-fi novel set in a unique and thought-provoking world, from author Shannon Duffy.

Desiree Six (because she was born on a Friday) believes in everything the Protectorate stands for. She likes the safety and security of having her entire life planned out—her career, her mate, even the date of her death. She doesn’t even think to question when Darien, her childhood friend and neighbor, is convicted of murdering his parents. They had […]


#BlogTour & #Giveaway: Fire In Frost by Alicia Rades #YA @aliciarades @nereydag1003

#BlogTour & #Giveaway: Fire In Frost by Alicia Rades #YA @aliciarades  @nereydag1003

Fire in Frost by Alicia Rades  Release Date: 2015 242 pages Summary from Goodreads: Crystal Frost has spent her whole life believing she’s ordinary, and her mother has long held the secret of her heritage. When Crystal begins seeing the ghost of a dead classmate, her life spirals out of control. She’s faced with the threat that everyone will find out she’s a freak, as if the struggle to figure out her new-found abilities wasn’t enough pressure.  Crystal has to find some way to save the […]


#BlogTour & #Giveaway : Red by Alyxandra Harvey #YA @entangledteen @alyxandrah

Posted 11 March, 2015 by katheryn13 in Blog Tours, Book Promo, Fantasy, YA / 0 Comments
#BlogTour & #Giveaway : Red by Alyxandra Harvey #YA @entangledteen @alyxandrah

Red by Alyxandra Harvey  Release Date: March 2015 Entangled Teen Summary from Goodreads: Bad girls burn hot… Red is the color of Kia Alcott’s hair. It’s her temper, which blazes hot and always gets Kia into way too much trouble. And it’s the color of fire. Fires that Kia can start…just by thinking about them. When her latest “episode” gets her kicked out of school, Kia is shipped off to her grandmother, who works for the wealthy Blackwoods. It’s an estate shrouded in secrets, surrounded by […]


#BlogTour & #Giveaway: The Thorn and the Stone by C J Dushinski @entangledteen @cjdushinski

Posted 10 March, 2015 by katheryn13 in Blog Tours, Book Promo, YA / 0 Comments
#BlogTour & #Giveaway: The Thorn and the Stone by C J Dushinski @entangledteen @cjdushinski

The Thorn and the Sinking Stone by C.J. Dushinski  Release Date: March 2015 Entangled Teen 313 pages Summary from Goodreads: Warring families. Forbidden love. And danger they can’t escape… Daggers. Roses. Cowboys. Boat Men. Survivors of Earth’s Last War, four “families” vie to rule the dreary streets of Rain City through violence and blood. Valencia Hara, Princess of the wealthy Black Roses, is raised in warrior ways with sharpened steel. But she is no ordinary Rose. She is Cursed—tainted with the ability to see seconds into […]