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Blog Tour For Yesterday Series by Amanda Tru From May 30, 2013 to June 7, 2013 - Come Join Us!

Hello Everyone! I am extremely happy to announce that Amanda Tru will be touring the blogosphere to promote her most recent Christian romantic suspense series Yesterday. This is Amanda's first virtual book tour with I'm a Reader, Not a Writer. Amanda will be coming to a blog near you from May 30 to June 7, 2013! Come join us for all the fun!

Yesterday Series Blog Tour Information: 
Meet Amanda Tru
Although I loved my job as an elementary school teacher, I am now very blessed to be mommy to three adorable little boys and living my dream of being an author.
I have a vivid imagination and have always been easily entertained by the stories in my head. Fortunately, I also love to paint those pictures with words. I like writing a wide variety of genres, and my current book list includes everything from a Christian time travel/romance series, to an action-packed suspense, to a romance involving a woman who likes to anonymously play matchmaker.

Although I enjoy historical, Christian, pa…

Joseph Spencer - Grim

16. Grim by Joseph Spencer (2012)
The Sons of Darkness Series Book 1
Length: 232 pages
Genre: Paranormal Mystery
Started: 17 May 2013
Finished: 20 May 2013
Where did it come from? Many thanks to Dorothy at Pump up Your Bookfor sending me a copy of this book to read.
How long has it been on my TBR pile? Since 17 April 2013
Why do I have it? I like paranormal mysteries and Joseph Spencer is a new author for me.


Heath Grim is a man of mystery, always careful to hide his disfigured face behind a black mask which he has worn since his return home from Iraq two years before. As the son of Armand Reapentier - the Enforcer for the Marino Family, known only as 'The Reaper' - Heath has sought vengeance against his father's killers for the past two years with no sign of success.

Detective Adam White is a man known to follow his own strict moral code, incorruptible and a seeker of justice. Known by the press as the 'White Knight', Adam can always be counted on to make sure that the  …

Kathryn Elizabeth Jones - Conquering Your Goliaths: A Parable of the Five Stones

15. Conquering Your Goliaths: A Parable of the Five Stones by Kathryn Elizabeth Jones (2012)
The Parables Series Book 1
Length: 95 pages
Genre: Christian Fiction
Started: 12 April 2013
Finished: 11 May 2013
Where did it come from? Many thanks to Kathryn for sending me a copy of this book to read.
How long has it been on my TBR pile? Since 3 June 2012
Why do I have it? I like Christian fiction and Kathryn Elizabeth Jones is a new author for me.

David gathered five smooth stones to meet and defeat the giant Goliath. What did each of these stones represent and how can you use them to conquer Goliaths on your own personal quests through life? Ms. Virginia Bean will show you how.

Join her as she travels on her own personal journey. See what she does. Learn how she grows. Discover what she becomes.

Conquering Your Goliaths: A Parable of the Five Stones by Kathryn Elizabeth Jones is for anyone desiring to travel beyond mediocrity, pain and fear. Learn of the great power within you, a power given to…

Kathryn Meyer Griffith Chats About Stepping Out Into a Brave New World...Audiobooks!

Meet Kathryn Meyer Griffith:
Since childhood I’ve always been an artist and worked as a graphic designer in the corporate world and for newspapers for twenty-three years before I quit to write full time. I began writing novels at 21, over forty years ago now, and have had seventeen (ten romantic horror, two romantic SF horror, one romantic suspense, one romantic time travel, one historical romance and two murder mysteries) previous novels, two novellas and twelve short stories published from Zebra Books, Leisure Books, Avalon Books, The Wild Rose Press, Damnation Books/Eternal Press and Amazon Kindle Direct.
I’ve been married to Russell for almost thirty-five years; have a son, James, and two grandchildren, Joshua and Caitlyn, and I live in a small quaint town in Illinois called Columbia, which is right across the JB Bridge from St. Louis, Mo. We have three quirky cats, ghost cat Sasha, live cats Cleo and Sasha (Too), and the five of us live happily in an old house in the heart of tow…

Eleanor Druse - The Journals of Eleanor Druse: My Investigation of the Kingdom Hospital Incident

14. The Journals of Eleanor Druse: My Investigation of the Kingdom Hospital Incident by Eleanor Druse (2004)
Length: 244 pages
Genre: Horror
Started: 8 April 2013
Finished: 6 May 2013
Where did it come from? From Paperback Swap
How long has it been on my TBR pile? Since 1 March 2012
Why do I have it? I like horror and can remember watching 'Stephen King's Kingdom Hospital' - the television miniseries that was broadcast in 2004.

The newly built Kingdom Hospital in Lewiston, Maine, is one of the most technologically advanced hospitals in the country - a truly remarkable edifice known for its esteemed doctors and ground-breaking medical advancements. Eleanor Druse is called to Kingdom Hospital on a snowy night in December, at the behest of her childhood friend, Madeline Krueger. Madeline had attempted suicide and Eleanor's name was mentioned in the note that she had written that had been found near her.

The night that Eleanor arrives at the Kingdom - Friday, December 13th - is …

Blog Tour For Grim by Joseph Spencer From May 6, 2013 to June 28, 2013 - Come Join Us!

Hello Everyone! I am extremely happy to announce that Joseph Spencer will be touring the blogosphere to promote his most recent paranormal crime thriller Grim. This is Joseph's first virtual book tour with Pump up Your Book! Joseph will be coming to a blog near you from May 6 to June 28, 2013! Come join us for all the fun!

GrimBlog Tour Information:
Meet Joseph Spencer
As a boy, Joseph Spencer immersed himself in the deductive logic of Sherlock Holmes, the heroic crime fighting of Batman and Spider-Man, and a taste for the tragic with dramas from poets like Shakespeare and Homer.

Before Joseph took to spinning his own tales, he pursued a career in print sports journalism, graduating summa cum laude from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale. He covered such events as NASCAR’s Subway 500 race in Martinsville, the NBA Draft Camp in Chicago, the Junior College World Series, and Minor League Baseball’s Midwest League All-Star Game during a ten-year career throughout the Midwest. Now, …

Reading Wrap-up For April at Emeraldfire's Bookmark

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 April 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 AmazonNetgalley a Library Book Sale that Mom and I went to on the 20th and authors.
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 :)) - Don't Look Back, Agnes and In This Houseby Kathryn Meyer Griffith
- Dead Moneyby Steve O'Brien
Added to my TBR pile (oh well, you win some and you lose some! :))
- Clean and Floss by Scott Rhine
- Letters From Skye by Jessica Brockmole
- Collapse by Richard Stephenson
- Spider: A Short Story by Richard Stephenson
- Visions by Norma-Jean Marie Connors
- Cobweb Bride by Vera Nazarian