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The Sandalwood Tree Virtual Book Tour starring author Elle Newmark

Join Elle Newmark, author of the historical fiction novel, The Sandalwood Tree (Atria), as she virtually tours the blogosphere in March, April and May on her second virtual book tour with Pump Up Your Book!   [caption id="attachment_1506" align="alignright" width="132" caption="Author Elle Newmark"][/caption] About Elle Newmark Elle Newmark is an author whose books are inspired by her ravels. Her work has been published into 16 languages and she lives in the hills north of San Diego with her husband, a retired physician. She has two grown children and five grandchildren. To find out more about Elle or learn about her books visit http://ellenewmark.com Visit her tour page at Pump Up Your Book! Purchase her book at Amazon; [caption id="attachment_1505" align="alignleft" width="198" caption="The Sandalwood Tree Virtual Book Tour"][/caption] About The Sandalwood Tree From incredible storyteller and nationally bestselling author Elle Newmark comes a rich, sweeping novel that brings to life two

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West Oversea: A Norse Saga of Mystery, Adventur and Faith – by author Lars Walker

[caption id="attachment_1286" align="alignleft" width="202" caption="click on the book cover to purchase"][/caption] Join Lars Walker, author of the Christian Norse adventure novel, West Oversea: A Norse Saga of Mystery, Adventure and Faith (Nordskog Publishing, Inc.), as he virtually tours the blogosphere in October on his first virtual book tour with Pump Up Your Book. About Lars Walker Lars (pronounced Larce) Walker is a native of Kenyon, Minnesota, and lives in Minneapolis. He has worked as a crabmeat packer in Alaska, a radio announcer, a church secretary and an administrative assistant, and is presently librarian and bookstore manager for the schools of the Association of Free Lutheran Congregations in Plymouth, Minnesota. He is the author of four previously published novels, and is the editor of the journal of the Georg Sverdrup Society. Walker says, “I never believed that God gave me whatever gifts I have in order to entertain fellow Christians. I

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Thursday Thirteen – Thirteen Things About Another World

About Another World Scientist, educator, and author Philip Stott takes us on a harrowing journey back to the future. The time: a few thousand years ago. The place: a world we can barely imagine—and may not want to. Here there is much to amaze, but there is also much to appall. Here, all but a few have forgotten God; here, note but a few realize what is coming—terrifyingly—from above and beneath. To enter that world is to risk seeing our own. But enter it you should—the better to prepare yourself for another world that is soon to come. Read the Excerpt After he had splattered his son’s brains out all over the sledway, it was all he could do to stop himself from burying his head in his hands and weeping in front of his men. He hated himself for striking that blow, but he’d had to do it. Couldn’t

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The Power of the Blue Medallion – author interview – Les Berman

About The Power of the Blue Medallion This Captivating novel follows the wild adventures of three charismatic young aliens from the distant planet Hebutar, and their companion on Earth. Zytor, the son of the ruler of Hebutar, is determined to stop a group of terrorists from causing chaos in the United States. Against his father’s wishes, Zytor travels to Earth and meets a young girl, Tandy, whose father was killed by terrorists. Zytor’s sister Phelena, a Captain in the Hebutarian Military and a fellow soldier, are dispatched by her father to bring Zytor back to Hebutar before he mingles into the affairs of Planet Earth. While tracking down the terrorist, Zytor gets his medallion stolen (a powerful weapon), forcing him to team up with his sister and devise plans to retrieve the medallion, and help authorities stop the evil terrorists from executing a terrible attack in Washington D.C. Interview Q:

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The Power of the Blue Medallion Virtual Book Tour – Day 1 with Pump Up Your Book

Les Berman, author of The Power of the Blue Medallion Virtual Book Tour will be visiting  The Book Vixen and Cleverly Inked. We appreciate comments so please take some time to help promote an author. To win a copy of the book you will need to leave a comment at Cleverly Inked. Hope to see your there Stop by Les's tour page at Pump Up Your Book and follow along with his tour or check out his web sites, The Power of the Blue Medallion Novel with Math If you just want to order the book, it's available at Amazon About The Power of the Blue Medallion This Captivating novel follows the wild adventures of three charismatic young aliens from the distant planet Hebutar, and their companion on Earth.  Zytor, the son of the ruler of Hebutar, is determined to stop a group of terrorists from causing chaos in the United

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Thursday Thirteen – Thirteen Things Readers Should Know about The Golden Pathway

About The Golden Pathway High-pitched screams echo each night. David’s cruel Pa always chooses the same victim. Despite the circumstances during slavery, David uncovers courage to defy his Pa. Raised in a hostile environment where abuse occurs daily, David attempts to break the mold and befriends the slave, Jenkins, owned by his Pa. Fighting against extraordinary times and beliefs, David leads Jenkins to freedom with no regard for his own safety and possible consequences dealt out by his Pa. Thirteen Things Readers Should Know About The Golden Pathway 1. The title The Golden Pathway was derived from the code word for the Underground Railroad, the golden path to freedom. 2. White folks that did not believe in slavery were called Quakers. 3. People who helped slaves along the Underground Railroad were called “conductors.” 4. Slaves were considered passengers or cargo and where called, “freight” or “packages.” 5. Children can make

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Renters Win, Home Owners Lose: Revealing the Biggest Scam in America by Tom Graneau

[caption id="attachment_1172" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="click on the book cover to purchase"][/caption]Join Tom Graneau, author of the nonfiction personal finance book Renters Win, Home Owners Lose: Revealing the Biggest Scam in America (Authorhouse July ‘09), as he virtually tours the blogosphere in August and September 2010 on his first tour with Pump Up Your Book Promotion! About Tom Graneau Tom Graneau was born in Dominica, a small island in the Caribbean with a population of roughly 70,000 people. When Tom was seventeen years old, he and his mother immigrated to the United States. After two years in the U.S., he became acutely aware of his need for an education and aggressively began finding a way to be in school. During his fourteen years of service in the Navy, he became increasingly concerned about his financial situation. Things became worse when he left the service. His house went into foreclosure. With added

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Live To Tell by Author Lisa Gardner – Book Excerpt

Join Lisa Gardner, author of the mystery novel, Live to Tell (Bantam July 2010), as she virtually tours the blogosphere in August on her first virtual book tour with Pump Up Your Book! About Lisa Gardner Lisa Gardner is the New York Times bestselling author of twelve novels. Her Detective D. D. Warren novels include The Neighbor, Hide, and Alone. Her FBI Profiler novels include Say Goodbye, Gone, The Killing Hour, The Next Accident, and The Third Victim. She lives with her family in New England, where she is at work on her next D. D. Warren novel, Save Me, which Bantam will publish in 2011. You can find Lisa online at http://www.lisagardner.com About Live to Tell He knows everything about you—including the first place you’ll hide. On a warm summer night in one of Boston’s working-class neighborhoods, an unthinkable crime has been committed: Four members of a family have

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Thursday Thirteen – Thirteen Things about Sally Koslow’s Books – With Friends Like These

Join Sally Koslow, author of the women’s fiction book, With Friends Like These (Ballantine Books August 2010), as she virtually tours the blogosphere in August on her first virtual book tour with Pump Up Your Book! About With Friends Like These When Quincy, Jules, Talia, and Chloe become New York City roommates in the early nineties, they become fast friends despite their drastically different personalities. Now, nearly twenty years later, their lives have diverged as much as they possibly can within one city: Quincy is mourning a miscarriage and lusting for the perfect Manhattan apartment; Jules, a woman with an outsize personality, is facing forty alone; Talia, married and the mother of a four-year-old, is her family’s reluctant breadwinner; and Chloe faces pressure from her hedge fund manager husband to be more ambitious. As these women grapple with the challenges of marriage, motherhood, careers, and real estate, they can’t help

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Ni’il the Awakening – author interview – Jame Boyle

[caption id="attachment_1145" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="click on the book to purchase at Amazon"][/caption] James Boyle has been writing fiction and poetry for most of his life. He was born in North Carolina, but lived in the Dakotas, Minnesota and Washington, before his family settled down in Oregon when he was fifteen. He graduated high school there and received a degree in literature and writing from the University of Oregon. In 2003 he returned to Gold Beach, where he now makes his home. For the past five years, he has been a volunteer organizer for the South Coast Writer's Conference. His debut novel,Ni'il: The Awakening, was an award-winning finalist in both the 2010 Indie Excellence Book Awards and the 2010 International Book Awards, both for horror fiction. You can find James at www.jamesboylewrites.com Excerpt: His mouth was very dry and he stepped into the short line at the student run concession stand.

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