Monday, July 7, 2014

Blog Tour For Two Empty Thrones by C. H. MacLean From August 4, 2014 to October 31, 2014 - Come Join Us!

Hello Everyone! I am extremely happy to announce that C. H. MacLean will be touring the blogosphere to promote his young adult fantasy, Two Empty Thrones. This virtual book tour is being hosted by Pump up Your Book and will last from August 4, to October 31, 2014!

Two Empty Thrones Blog Tour Information:

Meet C. H. MacLean

To young C. H. MacLean, books were everything: mind-food, friends, and fun. They gave the shy middle child’s life color and energy. Amazingly, not everyone saw them that way. Seeing a laundry hamper full of books approach her, the librarian scolded C. H. for trying to check them all out. “You’ll never read that many before they expire!” C. H. was surprised, having shown great restraint only by keeping a list of books to check out next time. Thoroughly abashed, C. H. waited three whole days after finishing that lot before going back for more.

With an internal world more vivid than the real one, C. H. was chastised for reading in the library instead of going to class. “Neurotic, needs medical help,” the teacher diagnosed. C. H.’s father, a psychologist, just laughed when he heard. “She’s just upset because those books are more challenging than her class.” C. H. realized making up stories was just as fun as reading, and harder to get caught doing. So for a while, C. H. crafted stories and characters out of wisps and trinkets, with every toy growing an elaborate personality.

But toys were not mature, and stories weren’t respectable for a family of doctors. So C. H. grew up and learned to read serious books and study hard, shelving foolish fantasies for serious work.

Years passed in a black and white blur. Then, unpredictably falling in love all the way to a magical marriage rattled C. H.’s orderly world. A crazy idea slipped in a resulting crack and wouldn’t leave. “Write the book you want to read,” it said. “Write? As in, a fantasy novel? But I’m not creative,” C. H. protested. The idea, and C. H.’s spouse, rolled their eyes.

So one day, C. H. started writing. Just to try it, not that it would go anywhere. Big mistake. Decades of pent-up passion started pouring out, making a mess of an orderly life. It only got worse. Soon, stories popped up everywhere- in dreams, while exercising, or out of spite, in the middle of a work meeting. “But it’s not important work,” C. H. pleaded weakly. “They are not food, or friends, or…” But it was too late. C. H. had re-discovered that, like books, life should be fun too. Now, writing is a compulsion, and a calling.

C. H. lives in a Pacific Northwest forest with five cats, two kids, one spouse, and absolutely no dragons or elves, faeries, or demons… that are willing to be named, at least.

His latest book is the YA fantasy, Two Empty Thrones.

Connect and Socialize with C. H.!


About Two Empty Thrones:

With her powers growing every day, fourteen-year-old Haylwen Rightad thinks she’s safe in the magical forest. And now that she finally has the friends she always wanted, what is there to be afraid of?

But she’s not out of the woods yet. Old enemies rip through her beloved forest, threatening to haul Haylwen and her new-found friends away. Their safety shattered, Haylwen and her friends are suddenly at each other’s throats. Is the friendship she worked so hard for already ruined, or is there another, unseen enemy at work?

Haylwen and her brother must unmask this mysterious enemy before they can fight it off. But even if all their enemies are destroyed, the King of the magic users will stop at nothing to ensure he’s still in power when the dragons take over the world. And he’s hidden an enemy where Haylwen would never think to look.

If no one is what they seem, who can she trust?

Purchase Your Copy From Amazon and Barnes and Noble!

Two Empty Thrones Book Publicity Tour Schedule:



Monday, August 4 - Interview at PUYB Virtual Book Club
Tuesday, August 5 - Interview at As the Page Turns
Wednesday, August 6 - Book Featured at What Is That Book About
Friday, August 8 - Book Featured at Laurie’s Thoughts and Reviews
Monday, August 11 - First Chapter Reveal at The Writer’s Life
Tuesday, August 12 - Guest Blogging at I’m Shelf-ish
Wednesday, August 13 - Interview at Lori’s Reading Corner
Thursday, August 14 - Book Featured at Mom With a Kindle
Monday, August 18 - First Chapter Reveal at Literarily Speaking
Tuesday, August 19 - Book Review and Interview at Book Club Sisters
Wednesday, August 20 - Interview at The Dark Phantom
Thursday, August 21 - Book Featured at My Guilty Obsession
Monday, August 25 - First Chapter Reveal at The Book Rack
Tuesday, August 26 - Guest Blogging at The Book Faery Reviews
Friday, August 29 - Book Review at Deal Sharing Aunt
Tuesday, September 2 - Book Featured at Fallen Over Book Reviews
Wednesday, September 3 - Character Guest Post at As the Pages Turn
Thursday, September 4 - Interview at Children’s and Teens’ Book Connection
Monday, September 8 - First Chapter Reveal at Read My First Chapter
Tuesday, September 9 - Interview at Beyond the Books
Wednesday, September 10 - Interview at Review From Here
Thursday, September 11 - Interview at Keep Calm and Write On
Monday, September 15 - Interview at Straight From the Author’s Mouth
Tuesday, September 16 - Book Review at Through the Open Book
Wednesday, September 17 -
Guest Blogging at Bea’s Book Nook
Wednesday, September 17 -
Book Review at My Life, Loves and Passion
Thursday, September 18 -
Book Review at Blooming with Books
Monday, September 22 -
Interview at Digital Pubbing
Tuesday, September 23 -
Book Review at Ashley’s Bookshelf
Wednesday, September 24 -
Book Review at Mary’s Cup of Tea
Thursday, September 25 - Book Review at Books, Reviews, ETC
Friday, September 26 - Character Interview at The Literary Nook
Monday, October 6 - Guest Blogging at The Story Behind the Book
Tuesday, October 7 - Book Review at CBY Book Club
Wednesday, October 8 - Book Review at Our Families Adventure
Thursday, October 9 - Book Review at Emeraldfire’s Bookmark
Monday, October 13 -
Interview at The Writer’s Life
Tuesday, October 14 -
Book Review at Rhiannon H. Morris’ Blog
Wednesday, October 15 - Book Review at Satisfaction for Insatiable Readers
Thursday, October 16 - Interview at The Book Rack
Monday, October 20 - Interview at Allvoices
Tuesday, October 21 - Book Review at My Tangled Skeins Book Reviews
Wednesday, October 22 - Interview at Between the Covers
Thursday, October 23 - Interview at Blogcritics
Monday, October 27 - Interview at Literarily Speaking
Tuesday, October 28 - Book Review at Brooke Blogs
Wednesday, October 29 - First Chapter Reveal at She Writes
Friday, October 31 - Book Tour Highlights at PUYB Virtual Book Club

May you read well and often

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