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Write the Book You Want to Read but Can’t Find – guest post with Bruce Edlen, author of Jazz Mergirl

Jazz Jennings
Titled Jazz Mergirl, The True Story of Jazz Jennings, a Transgender Girl Born in a Boy’s Body this is the biography of Jazz Jennings, well-known teen activist and star of TLC’s I Am Jazz TV docuseries. In 2014, Jazz was chosen by TIME magazine as one of the world's "25 Most-Influential Teens,” an honor she shares with Malala Yousafzai. The book’s profits are being donated to support Jazz’s charitable foundation TransKids Purple Rainbow Foundation   About Jazz Mergirl   Jazz Mergirl is the compelling true story of a transgender girl born in a boy’s body. It tells how Jazz Jennings and her family navigated the challenging road to transition her into the bright, beautiful, lovely teen she is today. It is also the story of Jazz’s courage and determination in speaking out to the world about being transgender. She urges those who are “less understanding” to become more accepting of

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Glorify Each Day – author interview – John Banks

Join John Banks, author of the literary fiction novel, Glorify Each Day (819 Publishing), as he virtually tours the blogosphere September 5 – October 28 2011 on his first virtual book tour with Pump Up Your Book!   John Banks was born in Asheville, NC.  His storytelling is very much in the Southern tradition, with a special affinity for humorists such as Mark Twain and the Old Southwest school of writers.  Though entirely imaginary, much of the material in Glorify Each Day must have come from his many years as a teacher in the public schools and community colleges of his native state and from the three years he spent as an a community college administrator. Visit his website at www.819publishing.com or his Facebook Fan Page here. Visit the author’s tour page at Pump Up Your Book! Purchase Glorify Each Day in book or kindle format at Amazon   [caption

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The Queen’s Gamble – author interview- Barbara Kyle

[caption id="attachment_1904" align="alignright" width="199" caption="Quenn's Gamble Book Tour"][/caption] Join Barbara Kyle, author of the historical novel, The Queen’s Gamble (Kensington Books, August 30, 2011) as she virtually tours the blogosphere in September on her first virtual book tour with Pump Up Your Book! About Barbara Kyle Barbara Kyle is the author of the Tudor-era “Thornleigh” series of novels, which have been published internationally: The Queen’s Captive, The Queen’s Lady, and The King’s Daughter, praised by Publishers Weekly as “a complex and fast-paced plot, mixing history with vibrant characters.” Her new novel, The Queen’s Gamble, will be released on 30 August 2011. Barbara previously won acclaim for her contemporary novels under pen name ‘Stephen Kyle’, including Beyond Recall (a Literary Guild Selection), After Shock and The Experiment. Over 400,000 copies of her books have been sold. Barbara has taught courses for writers at the University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies,

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Pump Up Your Book is Having a Facebook Party! Please Join Us!

WE'RE HAVING A FACEBOOK PARTY!!!! Pump Up Your Book will be hosting the February 2011 Authors on Tour on Friday February 25, 2011 at 9 - 11 p.m. (eastern time - adjust to your time zone). Tell your book friends that not only will this give them an opportunity to chat with their favorite authors BUT... WE'RE GIVING AWAY PRIZES!!!! The participating authors and their giveaways include: Rose Valenta is giving away a paperback copy of her humor book, Sitting on Cold Porcelain. Allan Leverone is giving away an e-copy of his thriller, Final Vector, and 6 e-copies of Postcards from the Apocalypse. Frank Edwards is giving away a paperback copy of his medical thriller, Final Mercy and a paperback copy of his poetry and short story book, It'll Ease the Pain. Pamela Samuels Young will be giving away a paperback copy of her legal thriller, Murder on the Down

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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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October Contest – Win a Copy of the novel Black Child to Black Woman by Cheryl Bannerman

Contest – Win a Copy of Black Child to Black Woman Today we are starting the month with a book contest. Our guest author is Cheryl Bannerman, author of Black Child to Black Woman and she is on her first virtual book tour with Pump Up Your Book. Cheryl will be visiting today and tomorrow. We will be giving away a copy of her book at the end of her book tour. To become eligible to win, all you have to do is ask a question or leave a comment either today or tomorrow. One lucky reader who comments with their email address is put in a pot to win the book. To recap: • ask a question or leave a comment either Monday or Tuesday or comment on this post any day during the month • leave your email address • optional to subscribe for email updates • A winner

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Loving God With All Your Heart – author interview – Susie Hobson

About Loving God With All Your Heart Are you satisfied with your daily life? Do you run more on empty than full? Do you always feel like there is more out there for you? This book will take you deeper into your heart’s desire for a real relationship with God, a powerful relationship that will transform your whole life! Susie Hobson reminds us that the love we all long for begins and ends with a life that is surrendered to Jesus. From her real experience she offers practical application of communing with God through His Word to inspire and encourage a closer walk, resulting in empowerment for faithful living. Susie gives a clear path to the fulfillment of the greatest desire of man’s heart—God’s unfailing love as the foundation for wisdom and serving God in our homes and community. This book, Loving God With All Your Heart should fill a real

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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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