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Shadow of Angels by Laura Rollins BOOK TOUR

Shadows of Angels by L. G. Rollins

Blurb: After the forest dwellers destroy her home and kill her father, Aerbrin sets off on a journey to find the truth about her people, her kingdom, and the mysterious Zaad stone that contains a power she never imagined. Magic and mystery join forces in this intriguing fantasy world.  Full of shifting alliances and twists you won't see coming, it's a can't-miss read.

Shadows of Angels, by L. G. Rollins
Excerpt: "Stay calm,her father’s words echoed in her head.When you find yourself in danger, above all, stay calm.Aerbrin took a deep, steady breath and leaned down, reaching for her bow. one of the Forest Dwellers charged. It collided with her and knocked her to the floor. Raising a knotted fist, he bashed her head.
Sparks exploded across her vision. She tried to raise an arm, tried to call out. Her body wouldn’t respond. The Forest Dwellers grunted again. The creature above her raised its fist again. She looked up. This was the end, she k…

LATTER-DAY SAINT WARRIOR: Stepping Into Your Spiritual Strength by Brock Richardson

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Interview and GIVEAWAY with Mary McCoy! Author of DEAD TO ME

Welcome to the 2015 debut author bash! Today we get to hear from author Mary McCoy!

Mary McCoy is a writer and a librarian at the Los Angeles Public Library. She has also been a contributor to On Bunker Hill and the1947project, where she wrote stories about Los Angeles's notorious past. She grew up in western Pennsylvania and studied at Rhodes College and the University of Wisconsin. Mary now lives in Los Angeles with her husband and son. Her debut novel,Dead To Me, is a YA mystery set in the glamorous, treacherous world of 1940s Hollywood. Twitter: @MaryElMcCoy

Tell us in one sentence about your book.

Alice Gates investigates 1948 Los Angeles’s seedy underbelly to find out who tried to kill her aspiring movie star sister - and turns up something even worse along the way.

What actors would you pick to play your characters?

Alice (the main character): Abigail Breslin Annie (the big sister): Saoirse Ronan Jerry Shaffer (the tough-talking private eye): John Hamm Vivian and Nicky Gates (the …

2015 Author Debut with Valynne E Maetani! Author of INK AND ASHES giveaway!!

Welcome to the 2015 debut author bash!
I'm excited to have Valynne here today!

Valynne E. Maetani (pronounced Vuh-lin Mah-eh-tah-nee) grew up in Utah and obtained a Bachelor's degree from the University of Pennsylvania. In a former life, she was a project manager and developed educational software for children with learning disabilities.
Currently, she is a full-time writer. Her debut novel, Ink and Ashes, is the winner of the New Visions Award 2013 and is a Junior Library Guild 2015 selection. She is a member of the We Need Diverse Books team and is dedicated to promoting diversity in children's literature because every child should grow up believing his or her story deserves to be told. She lives in Salt Lake City.
 Other Trivia:  Favorite book: To Kill a Mockingbird  Favorite Snacks: Hot Tamales, Hi-Chews, Chocolate, Caramel, Dirty brand Salt & Vinegar chips, anything Peppermint (especially ice cream), popcorn  Favorite Foods: Sushi, Eggplant Parmigiana, Green Curry  …

Christmas Kisses An Echo Ridge anthology BOOK TOUR & GIVEAWAY!

I LOVE Christmas and I LOVE Christmas kissing stories! 
Christmas Kisses is a collection from five bestselling and award-winning authors. Set in the snowy town of Echo Ridge in upstate New York, these romances are sure to delight while you sip cocoa by the fire and listen to Christmas carols.

***$.99 November 3 - 7***Amazon * Barnes and Noble * Kobo * iTunes * SmashwordsAdd it to Goodreads

The Candy Counter Heiress by Lucy McConnell Amazon bestselling award-winning author

Someday Reese Gates will own The Candy Counter at Kenworth's; but someday can't come fast enough when the manager threatens to bring in a national candy provider. Reese secretly takes matters into her own hands hoping to save her parents from additional worry and prove herself capable of running the company. Her deception deepens as she ropes computer guru Andy Edwards into helping her expand the business. Reese wanted to shake things up, but she wasn't planning on her heart getting caught in the mix by A…

Sterling Bridge by Chad Parker BOOK TOUR!

Book description:

“Sterling Bridge” is an historical fiction film novel. It is largely based on the story behind the namesake that is Sterling Elementary in Tooele, Utah. Both commemorate how Sterling Harris championed the bridging of two towns.

With a Mormon mother and Catholic father, Joe Lacey, Jr. especially finds himself in the middle of a struggle between Catholic immigrants and Mormon settlers of the early days of Tooele, Utah. He is not the only one who doesn’t know where he belongs amidst the conflict, but on the verge of facing the adversity of becoming a teenager he’s not sure he’s the right man for the job of overcoming it. To take on the greater travails of a broken community, on the verge of its own heightening adversity, yet unaware of the Great Depression soon to hit, they need a bold leader who is aware of everyone’s needs.

When Joe is up against stacked odds of being the first to attempt integrating with an all Mormon student body, he has a pivotal decision to make, bu…

The Cenote by Chelsea Dyreng BOOK TOUR

Forced to marry a complete stranger, Sandpiper tries to adjust to life in her new village. But the mysterious Cenote, a great pool of water, has bewitched the men of the village, and Sandpiper must know why. This moving story of romance and redemption serves as an allegory with a timely message. Filled with drama and heart, it's a book you won't soon forget. Published by: Cedar Fort Release date: November 10, 2015

The author, Chelsea Bagley Dyreng, is the daughter of a fireworks salesman and Miss Malibu. She was born in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, earned her BA at Brigham Young University, worked as a librarian for several years, and now lives in North Carolina where she and her husband are raising five God-fearing, book-loving, adventure-seeking kids. Author links: Chelsea Dyreng's blogChelsea's Facebook fanpageChelsea on Twitter You can get the book online from the following locations: After the November 10th you should…

North for Christmas by Christina Dymock Blog Tour!

I LOVE Christmas and I really LOVE reading romantic Christmas stories. So when Christina emailed about her newest Christmas book and would I like to be part of the blog tour I said YES!

Have you ever known exactly what you wanted for Christmas? As a child, you may have written a letter to Santa, made a wish upon a star, or locked your dream away in your heart afraid that it might not come true if you so much as whispered it out loud. Even as adults, Christmas wishes carry a magic that can't be explained.

In North for Christmas, Ruby Jeavon certainly has her heart set on an engagement. It's the first step in creating the family she's always wanted. But things go slightly off course and instead of flying to Italy with her boyfriend, Ruby heads out of town to work as an elf in Nashville. Even though she's far away from her dream, she's about to discover the magic of a Nashville Christmas through the eyes of North Foxwell, her fellow elf and a Christmas expert. Even th…