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Entries from January 2010

Sand to Stone and Back Again ~ the Wrap

January 28th, 2010 · Comments Off

  It was a small tour, but an enjoyable one, with a lovely book. In the end we had 6 blogs participate with 16 posts…that means almost all the participating bloggers posted three days!  Who knew there would so much to say about this book? The posts included: 7 reviews:  Whispers of Dawn (writing) Whispers […]

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Book Buzz Bizz

January 28th, 2010 · 7 Comments

I am closing up the poll for three-day blogger for Calamity Jack. Becky give me a couple of days to get the Amazon gift certificate to you–someone stole my CC info and I have to wait for a new card. Also I am going with a new policy for the three-day bloggers. From now on […]

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Back to Sand Again

January 27th, 2010 · Comments Off

In the life cycle of a blog tour, Sand to Stone and Back Again was birthed, and lived, and now it’s time to die. (Thanks to the Internet, it will live on for a good long time as people surf in and out of our blogs!) So here are the third-day links: Callista, at SMS Reviews, […]

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Tags: Picture Books · science

Day Two of the Sand to Stone and Back Again Blog Tour

January 26th, 2010 · Comments Off

More posts for our tour book, Sand to Stone and Back Again, written by Nacy Bo Flood, with photographs by Tony Kuyper. Callista, at SMS Book Reviews, gives us an interview with Nancy Bo Flood. Noel, at Never Jam Today,  gives a peek at some of the lovely photographs in the book. Over at My Own […]

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Tags: Picture Books · science

Sand to Stone and Back Again ~ Day One

January 25th, 2010 · Comments Off

OK here are the posts for day one of the Sand to Stone and Back Again blog tour. Over at SMS Book Reviews, we have a review—the book grew on her. I find that’s what great picture books do. The more you look the more you see. That makes them fun to read over and […]

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Tags: Picture Books · science

Sand to Stone and Back Again ~ the Particulars

January 23rd, 2010 · Comments Off

Monday we take off on a new tour for a picture book written by Nancy Bo Flood with photographs by Tony Kuyper. The book can be found on Amazon here:   http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1555916570/allabowha-20 The book cover can be found here:  http://kidzbookbuzz.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/sand_to_stone.jpg The author’s website is here: http://www.nancyboflood.com/ The photographer’s website is here: http://goodlight.us/index.html Here are the links […]

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Tags: Picture Books

Jack’s Tour : Surprisingly Free of Calamity

January 20th, 2010 · Comments Off

I waited to post this wrap up because I got interview answers back from Shannon and Dean a couple of days after the tour, and I wanted to give everyone a chance to get interviews up if they came in this week. Superfast Reader posted one interview with Shannon and Dean Hale  and another one with […]

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Tags: Kidz Book Buzz Bizz

Final Day ~ Calamity Jack

January 13th, 2010 · Comments Off

So for the final day of the Calamity Jack Blog Tour, we have these fine posts: My review at Whispers of Dawn Becky, at Becky’s Book Reviews,  gives us plenty of reasons to love Shannon Hale. We get a review at the Book Cellar Carrie gives us a review at her YA Bookshelf And Natasha gives […]

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Tags: Graphic Novel

Calamity Jack is Back for Day Two

January 12th, 2010 · 3 Comments

And today we have some new links and some new fans. Annie, at Reading is My Superpower,  liked the steampunk graphic novel, though she doesn’t care for the genre as a whole. Marie, at Fireside Musings, was not disappointed with this one. In fact she lists it among her top five stories read in 2009 (nine books […]

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Calamity Jack ~ A Hero Everyone Can Love

January 11th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Today we start the Calamity Jack blog tour with several great posts: We have a review at Through the Looking Glass Reviews. Becky at Becky’s Book Reviews gave us a review of the first book in this series, Rapunzel’s Revenge. If the quoted material doesn’t make you want to buy the book, I don’t know […]

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Tags: Graphic Novel