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Book Blast Blog Tour For The Rat Chronicles: Meta Cognition by G. W. Rennie From December 11, 2013 to December 25, 2013 - Come Join Us!

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Hello Everyone! I am delighted to announce that G. W. Rennie will be touring the blogosphere to promote his science fiction novel, The Rat Chronicles. This is Mr. Rennie's first virtual book blast blog tour with Pump up Your Book! He will be coming to a blog near you from December 11, to December 25, 2013! Come join us for all the fun!

Mr. Rennie is also doing an awesome giveaway - he is giving away a $25 Amazon Giftcard to one lucky winner at the end of his Book Blast Blog Tour. Be sure to fill out the Rafflecopter form below, and I wish you all the very best of good luck in taking part!

The Rat Chronicles Book Blast Information: 
Meet G. W. Rennie
Gerald Rennie, currently working in Port Coquitlam in beer distribution, graduated High School in 1981, has a life long interest in the subject of rats. Previously published a short auto biography about experiences with them in The Rat Worshiper. Lives alone with his five rats in Maple Ridge, British Columbia.
About The Rat Chronicles: Me…

Blog Tour For The Black Song Inside by Carlyle Clark From December 2, 2013 to February 28, 2014 - Come Join Us!

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Hello Everyone! I am delighted to announce that Carlyle Clark will be touring the blogosphere to promote his mystery/thriller, The Black Song Inside. This is Mr. Clark's first virtual blog tour with Pump up Your Book! He will be coming to a blog near you from December 2, to February 28, 2014! Come join us for all the fun!

Mr. Clark is also doing an awesome giveaway - he is giving away a $100 Amazon Giftcard to one lucky winner at the end of his Book Blast Blog Tour. Be sure to fill out the Rafflecopter form below, and I wish you all the very best of good luck in taking part!

The Black Song Inside Blog Tour Information:


Meet Carlyle Clark
Carlyle Clark was raised in Poway, a city just north of San Diego, but is now a proud Chicagolander working in the field of Corporate Security and writing crime and fantasy fiction. He has flailed ineffectually at performing the writer’s requisite myriad of random jobs: pizza deliverer, curb address painter, sweatshop laborer, day laborer, night la…

Book Blast Blog Tour For Soul Prints by Norman Hines From November 11, 2013 to November 22, 2013 - Come Join Us!

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Hello Everyone! I am delighted to announce that Norman Hines will be touring the blogosphere to promote his mystical book Soul Prints. This is Norman's first virtual book blast blog tour with Pumpup Your Book! He will be coming to a blog near you from November 11, to November 22, 2013! Come join us for all the fun!

Mr. Hines is also doing an awesome giveaway - he is giving away a $25 Amazon Giftcard to two lucky winners at the end of his Book Blast Blog Tour. Be sure to fill out the Rafflecopter form below, and I wish you all the very best of good luck in taking part!

Soul Prints Book Blast Information:

Meet Norman Hines
Norman Hines is a graduate of Acadia University and the Nova Scotia Teacher’s College and has worked as a high school counselor and director of school and community theatre. Norman is one of the founders of the NOSCO Academy of Theatre Arts and is the recipient of awards for his work with children and community service. He currently lives in Truro, Nova Scotia.
About …

Kathryn Meyer Griffith - Human No Longer

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25. Human No Longer by Kathryn Meyer Griffith (2012)
Length: 312 pages
Genre: Horror
Started: 6 July 2013
Finished: 22 July 2013
Where did it come from? Many thanks to Kathryn Meyer Griffith for sending me a copy of this book to read.
How long has it been on my TBR pile? Since 31 January 2013
Why do I have it? I like horror and have read and enjoyed several books by this author in the past.

While celebrating their twelfth anniversary together, Jenny and Jeff Sanders become victims of a bizarre crime as they are preparing to go home. The horrendous attack leaves Jeff dead and Jenny in a temporary coma. When she awakens in the hospital, Jenny returns home to her children in order to heal and grieve. With her husband dead, Jenny and her children must move back to her childhood home - Summer Haven, Florida - into a haunted farm house, situated in the same quiet community where once they had destroyed a family of vampires.

Jenny has no appetite; she's edgy; her eyes hurt. All of these sympto…

Blog Tour For The Howling Heart by April Bostic From December 3, 2013 to December 31, 2013 - Come Join Us!

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Hello Everyone! I am delighted to announce that April Bostic will be touring the blogosphere to promote her paranormal romance novel The Howling Heart. This is April's first virtual book tour with Tribute Books. She will be coming to a blog near you from December 3, to December 31, 2013! - you may also visit Tribute Books' official Tour Blog For The Howling Heart as well. Come join us for all the fun!

Ms. Bostic is also doing an awesome giveaway - she is giving away a $25 Amazon Gift Card or Paypal Cash, a Signed Paperback of The Howling Heart,and a Custom-Made One-of-a-Kind Wolf Necklace Designed by Artist Sandi Baker to one lucky winner at the end of her Virtual Book Tour. Be sure to fill out the Rafflecopter form below, and I wish you all the very best of good luck in taking part! 
Here is a picture of Ms. Baker's work, so you know what you can look forward to: 

The Howling Heart Blog Tour Information:
Meet April Bostic
April Bostic is a New Jersey-based, Adult Romance au…

Blog Tour For The Tempest Murders by P. M. Terrell From December 2, 2013 to January 31, 2014 - Come Join Us!

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Hello Everyone! I am delighted to announce that P. M. Terrell will be touring the blogosphere to promote her romantic suspense novel The Tempest Murders. This is P. M.'s first virtual book tour with Pump up Your Book! She will be coming to a blog near you from December 2, 2013 to January 31, 2014! Come join us for all the fun!

The Tempest Murders Blog Tour Information:
Meet P. M. Terrell
P.M. Terrell is the award-winning, internationally acclaimed author of more than 18 books in 4 genres. A full-time author since 2002, she previously opened and operated two computer companies in the Washington, DC area. Her specialties were in the areas of computer crime and computer intelligence and her clients included the Secret Service, CIA and Department of Defense as well as local law enforcement. Computer and spy technology are two themes that recur throughout her books. 
She is the co-founder of The Book ‘Em Foundation, whose mission is to raise awareness of the link between high illiteracy …

Blog Tour For Secrets and Lies by Christine Amsden From November 18, 2013 to February 28, 2014 - Come Join Us!

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Hello Everyone! I am delighted to announce that Christine Amsden will be touring the blogosphere to promote her paranormal mystery novel Secrets and Lies: Cassie Scot Book 2. This is Christine's second virtual book tour with Pump up Your Book! She will be coming to a blog near you from November 18, 2013 to February 28, 2014! Come join us for all the fun!

Ms. Amsden is also doing an awesome giveaway - she is giving away a Kindle Fire HD to one lucky winner at the end of her Virtual Book Tour. Be sure to fill out the Rafflecopter form below, and I wish you all the very best of good luck in taking part!

Secrets and Lies: Cassie Scot Book 2 Blog Tour Information:

Meet Christine Amsden
Christine Amsden has been writing science fiction and fantasy for as long as she can remember. She loves to write and it is her dream that others will be inspired by this love and by her stories. Speculative fiction is fun, magical, and imaginative but great speculative fiction is about real people d…

Diane M. Haynes - Rift Healer

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24. Rift Healer by Diane M. Haynes (2012)
The Forest Magic Series Book 1
Length: 293 pages
Genre: Fantasy
Started: 26 June 2013
Finished: 4 July 2013
Where did it come from? Many thanks to Kathy at I am a Reader, Not a Writerfor sending me a copy of this book to read.
How long has it been on my TBR pile? Since 31 May 2013
Why do I have it? I like fantasy and Diane M. Haynes is a new author for me.

Fourteen-year-old twins Haley and Lacey are looking forward to having a terrific summer. Spending time with their grandmother Clara in Bidwell, Massachusetts has always been a highlight for the girls. However, unbeknownst to Clara, as well as to most of the residents of the quiet town of Bidwell, Haley and Lacey have a secret that they have been keeping for approximately a year: both girls are actually magically-gifted students, being taught by Clara's best friend Giselle.

For the past fifty years, Giselle Westerfield has been the guardian of the forest, charged with keeping the balance between…

Reading Wrap-up For June at Emeraldfire's Bookmark

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Hello everyone out there and I hope that you all had a terrific reading month for yourselves. I am known as Emeraldfire around the Internet and this is my new personal reading blog.
Anyway, I started out June with about two hundred unread books lying around the house and ended the month with...umm...uncountable amounts of books unread. All of the books that I acquired this month came from a Library Book Sale that we went to on the 1st, Netgalley, authors and Amazon.

Let me try to break down the influx for you:

Changes to the TBR pile 
Read from my TBR pile (Yes! I am a reading machine :))
- Yesterdayby Amanda Tru
- The Locketby Amanda Tru
- Bedtime Stories For Catsby Amy Neftzger
- Bedtime Stories For Dogsby Amy Neftzger
- An Arranged Marriageby Aliya Anjum
- Treasure Meby Christine Nolfi
- An Actor's Life: A Short Storyby Duncan Whitehead

Added to my TBR pile (oh well, you win some and you lose some! :))
- Christmas Conspiracy by Robin Perini
- Damaged by Debra Webb
- Dangerous t…