Sunday, March 31, 2019

#BookTour & #Giveaway - The Sherlock Jr. Detective Agency by @directorwriter1


The
Sherlock Jr. Detective Agency
by
Marc Morgenstern

Genre:
YA, Teen Mystery


Chas,
Zoe, Xander, Nickie and Patricia and Sally make up the Sherlock Jr.
Detective Agency. Even though they are only 12 years old, each one of
them possess their own unique specialty. Patricia is a computer whiz,
Zoe and Xander, the twins, are inventors, Nickie is a mathematician,
Sally is their administrator and Chas is the leader. In this
adventure, they are hired by Skids, the local skate boarding champ,
to find his missing dog Casper which was stolen out right of his back
yard in broad daylight. Suspecting foul play their detective skills
and the Sherlock Jr. Network in the neighborhood. They must put their
best foot forward to solve the crime before time runs out and the
kidnapped Casper is sold on an auction web site to the highest
bidder.




**only
.99 cents**





Marc
Morgenstern has been a part of the film industry for at least 25
years, but became a serious writer/director in 2004 when he shot his
first feature film, The Vampire Conspiracy, that went on to receive
worldwide distribution. In addition, it has been translated into four
languages and sold in Wal-Mart, Blockbuster, Target, and more. It
launched Fangoria's, the nations largest resource for horror
fiction's online streaming service Fangoria TV, and during its
release was searched in the top 700 searched movies on imdb.com.
After it was turned into a graphic novel, it won a silver medal at
the 2010 Independent Publishing Awards.


Since
then, Marc has achieved international recognition with his Cannes
Lions Shortlisting commercial "Poker Face", that either
placed or won in 10 different award shows. 

One
of Marc's greatest industry accomplishments was as the creator of the
variety show HouseCapades with Mike Bullard, and achieved the #1 show
of its kind in its time slot and ran for over 250 episodes, one of
the longest running television shows in Canadian history. 

After
that, he ended up becoming the Broadcasting Creative Director at Avid
Life Media, where he created and produced over 80 international
commercials for over 30 markets and directed the documentary Affairs
Across America. With Avid Life Media, Marc has written and developed
a variety show, a reality show, two feature films and a
sitcom. 

Marc
is no stranger to directing children. He also created the three
award-winning nationally renown live-action shorts titled: Operation:
LabBrats. In 2013 Marc moved to California where he immediately went
into production, writing and directing the feature film 'Vitals' with
Christopher Showerman, Charlene Amoia, Tim Russ, Claudia Wells and
Sachin Mehta.

He
currently lives in Burbank, CA with his loving wife Tanya.










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#Giveaway - Readerapolis Anniversary @readeropolis


The
BookTube Your Shelf Daily Reader turns one year old this March. [Cue
the party music!] The time has flown by so quickly. My to-be-read
list has expanded even faster. As a reader, you know that is both a
good and bad thing. LOL!

YouTube
for the Bookish?

YouTube.com
is the second most visited website in the world - where over 1.9
billion logged-in users visit each month. And each day, people watch
over a billion hours of video and generate billions of views. While
many people are aware of the music videos, make-up channels and
gaming channels on the platform, far fewer know about the great
bookish content available on YouTube. BookTube is a community of
content creators on YouTube that film videos about books. The
BookTube Your Shelf Daily Reader is a daily online newspaper
featuring social shares from booktubers (including authortubers) and
some bookish neighbors (like bloggers and readers). Are you familiar
with BookTube?

Once
Upon A Time...

Between
changes in YouTube's algorithm and my book reading taste, it was a
struggle for me to keep up with my favorite booktubers and keep
a look-out for new booktubers. I knew many other fans of BookTube
were having similar problems.

When
YouTube changed it's monetization rules in early 2018, many people,
including myself, worried about it's overall impact on small content
creators. As I looked at my personal BookTube channel list, I
thought, "What can I do to help support and encourage bookish
content creators?" Then poof! The idea for The BookTube Your
Shelf Daily Reader popped into my head. [Yes, with a poof]. What
started out as an idea in March of 2018 has morphed into a passion
project with an online newspaper and email newsletter.

Find
Your Next Favorite...

One
of the goals of The BookTube Your Shelf Daily Reader project is to
help you find your next favorite booktuber. Check out the Videos
section of TBYSDR for suggestions on bookish YouTube videos to watch.
It features over 25 videos each
day. 
https://paper.li/Readeropolis/1517059010#/videos

Another goal of the
project is to help you find your next great read. In The BookTube
Your Shelf web newspaper, you'll find a variety of posts like:
  • Book
    News
  • Book
    Giveaways
  • Book
    Reviews
  • Videos
    about Books
  • Videos
    about Reading
  • Videos
    about Writing
  • Book Trailers

Don't
Miss A Thing.

Don't
struggle with searching for book-related videos in the YouTube hay
stack. Subscribe to The BookTube Your Shelf Daily Reader Email
Newsletter to have the paper delivered to
your email inbox. 
https://paper.li/Readeropolis/1517059010#/

Be
sure to "Like" the TBYSDR Facebook page to stay
up-to-date on the latest
edition. 
https://www.facebook.com/BookTubeYourShelf/


But
wait... there's more!

During
March I will be hosting a month-long event called BookTube Z to A,
highlighting BookTube channels on YouTube, at the Readeropolis book
blog. Look for the hashtag #BookTubeZtoA on your favorite social
sites.  

You
can follow all of the anniversary celebration events by joining the
Facebook anniversary event page (click "Going" to get
updates): 
https://www.facebook.com/events/358689728051151/


So,
let's chat in in the comments.

Do
you watch book-related videos on YouTube? What are some of your
favorite BookTube Channels?

Have you checked
out the latest edition of The BookTube Your Shelf Daily
Reader?


BookTube,
keep doing what you're doing. You're hands down amazing!



Mayor
Sonni: Reader extraordinaire. Mayor of the Readeropolis book blog.
Content curator. Lover of books, lists, sweet tea, and vacations.
Well, not necessarily in that order.

Are you connected?
You can find her all over the Internet under the handle Readeropolis.








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Saturday, March 30, 2019

#BookTour & #Giveaway - Augur of Shadows by @jrundy08


Augur
of Shadows
The
Destined Book 1
by
Jacob Rundle


Genre:
Dark Urban Fantasy

The story has always
been told that the end of the world is the end of everything.
In
AUGUR OF SHADOWS: BOOK 1 OF THE DESTINED SERIES
,
Seventeen
year-old Henri and his two friends, Etlina and Siméon, are burdened
with the responsibility to bring about a cataclysmic event in order
to save the entirety of existence from the primordial evil.
Through the guidance of
otherworldly beings, Henri and his friends venture on their paths to
fulfill what is needed to ensure the survival of the universe.
With their intertwining
endeavors, Henri and the others venture on exploits through lands of
myth and mystery. In the process of fulfilling their obligations,
they begin to form a much-needed bond, which helps propel them
forward to do what is needed to guarantee existence in the future.












Jacob
John Rundle was born on September 27, 1985, in Galesburg, IL. He
attended Knox College, earning a Bachelor's Degree in Russian
Language and Literature. He served eight years in the United States
Navy as a Nuclear Mechanic.

After finishing his time with the
Navy, he moved to New Orleans, and it is where he resides, pursuing
his dream of being a writer.









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#BookTour & #Giveaway - The Heart Collector by @brussell84Kiwi


The
Heart Collector
Auckland
Steampunk Book 1
by
Barbara Russell


Genre:
Steampunk, Romantic Suspense

Auckland,
1884


The
Supernaturals are frightened. Despite being able to do extraordinary
things like teleporting or lighting a fire with a stare, a serial
killer, the Heart Collector, is slaughtering them. He rips their
chests open and removes their hearts.




While
other aristocratic, nineteen-year-old girls spend time dancing,
Isabel trains hard to become an MI7 agent—Military Intelligence
Seventh Division, a crime squad run by Supernaturals. The Heart
Collector murdered her best friend, and enrolling at MI7 is the best
way to help catch the killer.


Isabel
senses other people’s feelings as if they were her owns. But MI7’s
leader is too worried about Isabel’s safety to let her join the
team.


Eager
to prove that her power is valuable, Isabel volunteers to meet Murk,
a dangerous Supernatural man who can turn himself invisible. MI7
desperately tried to recruit him and failed.


She
believes that her power is enough to convince Murk to become an MI7’s
agent and help apprehend the Heart Collector. If he wants to attack
her, his feelings will broadcast his intention, and she’ll be
ready.


What
Isabel isn’t ready for is to fall in love with the man who will
collect her heart.




















I’m
an entomologist and a soil biologist, which is a fancy way to say
that I dig in the dirt, looking for bugs. Nature and books have
always been my passion. I was a kid when I read The Lord Of The Ring
and fell in love with fantasy novels.
When
I discovered cosy mystery and crime novel, I fell in love with
Hercules Poirot and Sherlock Holmes. Then I grew up and . . . Nah,
I’m joking. I didn’t grow up. Don’t grow up, folks! It’s a
trap.
PS
I hate gardening. There, I said it. Sorry fellow Kiwis.










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Friday, March 29, 2019

#CoverReveal - The Sword of Souls by @TweetsbyKarina



Title: The Sword of Souls (The Last Valkyrie, #2)
Author: Karina Espinosa
Genre: Adult Urban Fantasy
Cover Designer: Orina Kafe
Hosted by: Lady Amber’s PR

Blurb:
Raven Romero lost the Sword of Souls to Fen and his sister, giving up the search for the only weapon that could kill Odin.
Instead, she teamed up with human detective William Callahan to find the drug lord responsible for Venom—a narcotic leaving dead humans and supernaturals in its wake. But priorities change when a greater evil threatens Midgard and the only way to defeat it is with the sword.
Being the humans’ champion isn’t easy, especially during withdrawal while trying to stay sober. And Raven is struggling with both.
Enemies become friends and new enemies emerge as the hunt begins for The Sword of Souls.

Buy Link:
The Last Valkyrie: https://amzn.to/2NUYwW0

Karina Espinosa is the Urban Fantasy author of the Sins of the Fallen series and the Mackenzie Grey novels. Infatuated with travel, pop culture, and the need to write everything down, she spends much of her days in front of a computer working on her next book, shopping online, and listening to music. With nomadic tendencies, she is currently resting her head in South Florida until the itch to move strikes again. You can usually catch her on Facebook, Instagram and live-tweeting during episodes of Game of Thrones, The Walking Dead, and Orphan Black. Follow her on social media!
 
Author Links:

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#BookTour & #Giveaway - Trifles and Folly by @gailzmartin


Trifles
and Folly
A
Deadly Curiosities Collection
by
Gail Z. Martin


Genre:
Urban Fantasy

A
collection of nine adventures: Buttons, The Restless Dead,
Retribution, Coffin Box, Wicked Dreams, Collector, Bad Memories,
Shadow Garden, and Spook House. 



Cassidy
Kincaide runs Trifles & Folly in modern-day Charleston, an
antiques and curios shop with a dangerous secret. Cassidy can read
the history of objects by touching them and along with her business
partners Teag, who has Weaver magic and Sorren, a 600 year-old
vampire, they get rid of cursed objects and keep Charleston and the
world safe from supernatural threats. An extension of the Deadly
Curiosities book series.

Revised
Edition 2, 2018. Includes an updated cover, minor edits and the BONUS
section with three stories chronicling Sorren’s early days:
Vanities, The Wild Hunt, and Dark Legacy.










Trifles
and Folly 2
A
Deadly Curiosities Collection 

Cassidy
Kincaide runs Trifles & Folly in modern-day Charleston, an
antiques and curios shop with a dangerous secret. Cassidy can read
the history of objects by touching them and together with Teag (a
hacker and weaver witch) and Sorren, a 600 year-old vampire, they get
rid of cursed objects and keep Charleston and the world safe from
supernatural threats.


An
extension of the Deadly Curiosities urban fantasy novel series, this
collection contains three full novellas and four short stories: The
Final Death, Predator, Fair Game, Fatal Invitation, Redcap,
Bloodlines, plus three bonus stories: Among the Shoals Forever, The
Low Road, and Steer a Pale Course.








Gail
Z. Martin discovered her passion for science fiction, fantasy and
ghost stories in elementary school. The first story she wroteat age
fivewas about a vampire. Her favorite TV show as a preschooler was
Dark Shadows. At age 14, she decided to become a writer. She enjoys
attending science fiction/fantasy conventions, Renaissance fairs and
living history sites. She is married and has three children, a
Himalayan cat, a Maltese and a golden retriever.






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#BookTour & #Giveaway - It Ends Here by @madamwillowrose


It
Ends Here
Rebekka
Franck Book 10
by
Willow Rose


Genre:
Mystery, Thriller

Every
Parent's Worst Fear!

Inspired
by a true story!
She
thought it would be okay.
She
thought her son would be fine if she left him in the car.
It
was after all just for a few minutes while she went to grab something
at the store. It was no big deal. But when Mrs. Cunningham came back
out from the store, the car was empty, and her 5-year-old boy was
gone.
In
a town filled with dark secrets, who will you dare to believe?
Reporter
Rebekka Franck is traveling to central Florida to interview a famous
author when the body of a young boy turns up inside an abandoned
house.
The
death of the boy leaves the small town of Webster horror-stricken.
Forty
years ago, another little boy was found killed in that exact same
house.
Now
they are all asking themselves: Will it end here?
As
Rebekka Franck digs deep into the story, she realizes this town is
harboring a lot of secrets that some people will go to extremes to
keep hidden.
This
highly anticipated and exhilarating new chapter in the Bestselling
Rebekka Franck Mystery series,IT ENDS HERE, is a stand-alone
mystery. It serves up a double dose of nail-biting, chilling
suspense, twists, and shocking revelations as only #1 Amazon
bestselling author Willow Rose can. This mystery is determined to
terrify you. No one is more addicting than the Queen of Scream.


















The
Queen of Scream aka Willow Rose is a #1 Amazon Best-selling Author
and an Amazon ALL-star Author of more than 60 novels.



She
writes Mystery, Thriller, Paranormal, Romance, Suspense, Horror,
Supernatural thrillers, and Fantasy.

Willow's
books are fast-paced, nail-biting pageturners with twists you won't
see coming. Several of her books have reached the Kindle top 10 of
ALL books in the US, UK, and Canada. She has sold more than three
million books.

Willow
lives on Florida's Space Coast with her husband and two daughters.
When she is not writing or reading, you will find her surfing and
watch the dolphins play in the waves of the Atlantic Ocean.











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