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Join us for this tour from Nov 1 to Nov 14, 2022!
Book Title: Valencia and the Velvet Dress by Lorri Smith Jackson
Category: Middle-Grade Fiction (Ages 8-12), 88 pages
Genre: Children's Early Chapter Book
Publisher: Mascot Books
Release date: Nov 1, 2022
Tour dates: Nov 1 to Nov 14, 2022
Content Rating: G
Valencia is a kind ten-year-old, who always sees the good in others. When she receives a dress for a special performance at school, she can’t stop wearing it. After many taunts, rumors, and finger-pointing—especially from neighborhood boy Joseph-Kelly Hunter—Valencia’s parents come up with the perfect plan to stop the ugly rumors before Valencia gets word of them. Will they be successful?
BUY THE BOOK:
Amazon ~ B&N
add to goodreads
Meet the Author:
Lorri Smith Jackson has been writing since she was a teen. Lorri graduated from George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, with a degree in Communications. She currently works for the City of Manassas in Virginia, and is happily married to her husband, Bruce, and they have five daughters: Lorrin, Samantha, Corin, Elizabeth, and Renee. They also have four grandchildren: Hazel, Micah, Sydnei, and Kaleigh.
connect with the author: facebook ~ instagram
Nov 1 - Lisa's Reading – book spotlight
Nov 2 – Cover Lover Book Review – book spotlight
Nov 3 – Gina Rae Mitchell – book spotlight
Nov 4 – fundinmental – book spotlight
Nov 7 – Splashes of Joy – book spotlight
Nov 8 – Locks, Hooks and Books – book spotlight
Nov 9 – Literary Flits – book spotlight
Nov 10 – Jazzy Book Reviews – book spotlight
Nov 11 – Library Lady's Kid Lit – book spotlight
Nov 14 - Liese's Blog – book spotlight
TBD – Book Zone Reviews – book spotlight
Join Us for This Tour from February 1 to February 21!
Book Title: Pen Pal Gals: Friends Forever by Julie Thiessen
Category: Middle-Grade Fiction (Ages 8-12), 64 pages
Genre: Juvenile Fiction/Early Chapter Book
Release date: February 1, 2022
Format available for review: Print- softback, ebook (pdf)
Will send print books out: USA
Tour dates: February 1 to February 21, 2022
Content Rating: Rated G. Suitable for everyone
Meet Reese and Addie―two girls, one great friendship. It’s summer break! Reese is on her way to vacation at Camp Lake Shore with her family. When Reese meets a new friend, Addie, the two immediately connect and form a lasting friendship. Swimming, boating, laughing, and soaking up the sun are just a few highlights of their summer vacation. The girls become best friends. When their vacation comes to an end, Reese realizes she may never see Addie again. Determined to stay in touch forever, can Reese and Addie find a way to continue their friendship and share their adventures?
Meet the Author:
Julie Thiessen always had a passion for creativity, design, and adventure, but above all, she values her lifelong friendships. With her bachelor's degree in graphic design and the inspiration of her daughter Reese, she created and branded Pen Pal Gals for all to share the gift of an everlasting friendship. Thiessen lives along the beautiful Central Coast of California with her husband, two daughters, and son.
connect with the author: website ~ facebook ~ instagram
Feb 1 – Cover Lover Book Review – book review / giveaway
Feb 1 -Rockin' Book Reviews – book review / guest post / giveaway
Feb 3 – Splashes of Joy – book review / giveaway
Feb 7 –@twilight_reader – book review / giveaway
Feb 7 – Jazzy Book Reviews – book spotlight / guest post / giveaway
Feb 8 –A Mama's Corner of the World – book review / giveaway
Feb 8 - My Journey Back – book review / giveaway
Feb 9 – The Momma Spot – book review / giveaway
Feb 9 - The Phantom Paragrapher – book review / giveaway
Feb 10 – Pick A Good Book – book review / author interview / giveaway
Feb 10 – She Just Loves Books – book review / giveaway
Feb 11 –Writer with Wanderlust – book review / guest post / giveaway
Feb 14 –Kam's Place – book review
Feb 15 –fundinmental – book review / giveaway
Feb 15 - Locks, Hooks and Books – book review / giveaway
Feb 16 –Stephanie Jane – book spotlight / giveaway
Feb 16 -icefairy's Treasure Chest – book review / giveaway
Feb 17 –Gina Rae Mitchell – book review / guest post / giveaway
Feb 17 -Older & Smarter? – book review / guest post / giveaway
Feb 18 –Pause for Tales – book review / giveaway
Feb 21 –Reading is My Passion – book review
Feb 21 -Lisa's Reading – book review / giveaway
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Join us for this tour from Apr 6 to Apr 19, 2021!
Book Title: Melanin Brown Discovers America by Candice Davis
Category: Middle-Grade Fiction (Ages 8-12), 96 pages
Genre: Early Chapter/Middle Grade
Release date: April 2021
Tour dates: Apr 6 to Apr 19, 2021
Content Rating: G.
Melanin Brown is a girl far beyond her years who observes a brand new student being bullied at her school because of his ethics. This causes her to feel distressed, uncomfortable, and the treatment does not sit right with her. As she is given guidance from her parents, friends, and teachers, she also leans on her desire to treat people in the same manner in which she would want to be treated. Melanin finds how to confront disparate difficult situations while simultaneously navigating her own sense of truth and justice.
Melanin is the friend we all wish was in our group when we were in school. Kind, sincere, and smart, Melanin is a leader for our times whose compassion knows no bounds. Open these pages and accompany Melanin on her path to self-confidence!
Buy the Book:
Amazon.com ~ Mascot
Add to Goodreads
Meet the Author:
Candice Davis is a middle school Special Education Teacher in Washington, D.C., with a background in film. She started her career in education as a Curriculum and Personnel Specialist, writing grants and proposals. Due to her desire to have more of a direct impact with disadvantaged students, she transitioned into teaching. This is Davis’s debut book. She holds a M.Ed. in Educational Psychology with a focus in Social Foundations from the University of Virginia and a BA in Film and Video Studies from George Mason University.
Apr 6 – Working Mommy Journal – book spotlight
Apr 7 – Rockin' Book Reviews – book spotlight
Apr 8 – A Mama's Corner of the World – book spotlight
Apr 8 - Sefina Hawke's Books – book spotlight
Apr 9 – Splashes of Joy – book spotlight
Apr 12 – The Book Review Crew – book spotlight
Apr 13 – Locks, Hooks and Books – book spotlight
Apr 14 – Jazzy Book Reviews – book spotlight
Apr 15 – Laura's Interests – book spotlight
Apr 16- Books, Tea, Healthy Me – book spotlight
Apr 19 - Deborah-Zenha Adams – book spotlight
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