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Entries from November 2008

Raucous Royals ~ December 1-3 Particulars

November 29th, 2008 · Comments Off

OK we’re ready to do our last blog tour for 2008. We wind up the year with a fun history book for middle graders, The Raucous Royals, written by Carlyn Beccia. The full title of the book is actually, The Raucous Royals: Test your Royal Wits: Crack Codes, Solve Mysteries, and Deduce Which Royal Rumors […]

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Tags: Kidz Book Buzz Bizz

Author Involvement in Book Blog Tours

November 24th, 2008 · Comments Off

A whole lot of info on book blog tours. If nothing else at least watch this you tube video I found on the site. Hysterical.

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This is the Tour That Flaunted the Book, That Floated the Boat, That Carried the Pilgrims to Plymouth

November 20th, 2008 · 1 Comment

The wrap up for This is the Feast is as follows: We went to number one on Technorati the afternoon of the first day and we’ve stayed for three solid days. It appears that Technorati is broken, frozen in place, and I say, “What a wonderful time for it to break.” It’s like when the […]

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Tags: Holiday Books · Kidz Book Buzz Bizz

This the Feast Day Three

November 19th, 2008 · Comments Off

Rolling right along with day three of the This is the Feast Children’s Book Blog Tour! We maintain the top spot on Technorati for the time being. More importantly, we’ve had some great posts. Check out what Bellezza did with photos she took of the book. I love that. And she did a wonderful review. […]

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Tags: History · Holiday Books · Picture Books

My Bad

November 18th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Well, actually, Courtney is bad. She had a misspelling in her email to me and I copied it over for you. But, ack, after all that talk about checking to make sure the links aren’t broken, you’d think I’d check them all myself a little more carefully. The code for A Mom Speaks blog is […]

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Late Arrival

November 17th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Stephanie from Olive Tree is joining the tour. I’ll add her link into the post that has the links, but if you’ve already linked to bloggers, please feel free to add her link in to your list when you have the time. She blogs at http://herdofsteph.blogspot.com/ Thanks!

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Moving on Up

November 17th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Well, you all are out of the chute strong this morning. It’s not yet noon, EST, and Feast is at number two on Technorati. I love seeing that. We don’t know how it affects sales, but it’s a tangible proof that our blog posts are at least not dropping into a black hole somewhere. It’s […]

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Tags: Author Promotion

This is the Feast

November 17th, 2008 · Comments Off

Today is the start of a blog tour for This is the Feast, by Atlanta author, Diane Z. Shore. I enjoyed the book and will be looking forward to seeing what everyone else has to say about it. Check out participating bloggers: the 160acrewoods, A Mom Speaks, All About Children’s Books, Becky’s Book Reviews, Cafe […]

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Tags: History · Holiday Books · Kidz Book Buzz Bizz · Picture Books

Links and Participation Requirements

November 16th, 2008 · 3 Comments

Thank you all so much for doing the tour on such late notice. Since it’s Thanksgiving time and we’re doing a thankful book, I’ll give thanks for something. I’m thankful that this is a picture book and not a 500 page novel on short notice, and I’m thankful for great bloggers who love to promote […]

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Diane Z. Shore — the particulars

November 14th, 2008 · 3 Comments

Well, I was meeting a couple of friends at the Mall of Georgia yesterday and guess who happened to be at the Barnes and Noble store doing a presentation? Diane Z. Shore, with her book This is the Feast. How cool was that? I borrowed my friend’s camera and got a quick shot of Diane, […]

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