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Entries from July 2009

Late Award Announcement

July 27th, 2009 · Comments Off

Normally if we have a tie in the poll for Blogger of the Tour, I’ll do a run-off poll. But since I was so slow in getting to it and since we’ve all forgotten who we liked best, I’m going to let the cousins share the honor. So put your hands together for Noel and […]

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Tags: Kidz Book Buzz Bizz

Blog Book Reviews ~ Why They Are a Big Deal

July 22nd, 2009 · 6 Comments

I attended the Harriette Austin Writers Conference last weekend–had a blast visiting with friends–and I picked up some bits of news of interest to book bloggers. The workshop was on what authors need to do to survive, and hopefully thrive, in this tough marketplace. And one of the things the presenter thought they needed to […]

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Tags: Blogging Tips · Publicity

Let’s Just Not Pay Anyone for Their Work, How About?

July 20th, 2009 · 1 Comment

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Tags: Kidz Book Buzz Bizz

More Talk About Paid Reviews

July 20th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Sorry I’m so late posting this, but there is more interesting discussion on the topic of bloggers being paid for reviews (even in free books–is that pay? Should we all be informing our readers that we get our books for free?) over at Mother Reader. What do you all think? In the interest of full […]

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Tags: Credibility

Vote for Blogger of the Tour

July 13th, 2009 · Comments Off

Noel gave Becky a run for her money, but in the end, Becky is proving to be a hard one to best. So, once again, I’m happy to announce that Becky from Becky’s Book Reviews, wins the Blogger of the Tour Award. Noel, you got the ten dollar prize in my Shakespeare contest, so I […]

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Tags: Kidz Book Buzz Bizz

Eyes Like Stars ~ Wrap Party

July 9th, 2009 · 1 Comment

OK we had a fun tour this time. Those little fairies stole the show, didn’t they? Several of us are apparently doing weird summer things, though, because even the perfect Marie over at Fireside Musings, who is never a day late or a dollar short, was late this time. She came through with her review […]

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Tags: Fantasy · Young Adult

Eyes Like Stars ~ Day Three

July 8th, 2009 · Comments Off

Ack! I forgot to link to Becky’s interview with Lisa, yesterday. If you haven’t already seen it, go check it out. Now I can’t wait to finish the book to see what that tango is all about. Also, I see that Julie joined the tour without my knowing it. Thanks, Julie! I loved the blue […]

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Tags: Fantasy · Young Adult

Lisa Mantchev ~ The Eyes Like Stars Blog Tour

July 7th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Day Two of the Eyes Like Stars Tour! Some wonderful posts today: A cast list and comments on the story over at The 160 Acre Woods A review at A Christian Worldview of Fiction Amanda drools over the book at A Patchwork of Books A Shakespeare quiz contest at All About Children’s Books A review […]

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Tags: Fantasy · Young Adult

Eyes Like Stars Blog Tour, Day One

July 6th, 2009 · 1 Comment

The Eyes Like Stars tour is off. Several posts are up for this fun book. (Don’t you just adore the cover?) At All About Children’s Books, I linked to a short story written by Lisa Mantchev. Becky put her review up at Becky’s Book Reviews. (She liked it just a tad. ) Marie posted an […]

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Tags: Fantasy

Eyes Like Stars ~ The Particulars

July 5th, 2009 · Comments Off

Eyes Like Stars, by Lisa Mantchev–coming to a theatre near you on Monday! The Amazon link we will use is: http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0312380968 You are welcome to use your own Amazon link as well, but please do use this specific link at least once in every post. This is how we get Technorati ratings. The book cover […]

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Tags: Fantasy · Kidz Book Buzz Bizz · Young Adult