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Let’s Party – Pump Up Your Book June Authors on Virtual Book Tour – chat/book giveaway

WE'RE HAVING A  PARTY!!!! Pump Up Your Book will be hosting the June 2011 Authors on Tour at a chat/book giveaway party on Thursday June 30, 2011 starting at 8 p.m. eastern (7 p.m. Central, 6 p.m. Mountain and 5 p.m. Pacific) and ending at 11 p.m. (eastern time) at their new chat room at Pump Up Your Book! Tell your book friends that not only will this give them an opportunity to chat with their favorite authors there will be a huge giveaway at the end of the chat! For more details, visit            

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 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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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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Paula Deen’s Savannah Style Virtual Book Tour, August 2010

[caption id="attachment_1149" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Click on the picture to visit Paula's tour page"][/caption] She is the quintessential American success story, a best-selling author and a television show host, a tastemaker to the stars and to the everyday housewife and family. She is Paula Deen, a down-home, strong willed mom who overcame personal tragedy, long odds, financial and physical challenges to carve one of the most effective and wide ranging entertainment brands that exists today. A brand that is idyllic, inspiring, fun and very much American. About Paula Deen’s Savannah Style With its lush gardens, stately town houses, and sprawling plantations, Savannah is the epitome of old Southern style, and who better to give you the grand tour than Paula Deen, the city’s most famous resident and anointed Queen of Southern Cuisine? In this gorgeous, richly illustrated book, Paula Deen shares a full year of Southern living. Whether it’s time to

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Jack’s Dreams Come To Life – inspiration behind the book – by Sarah Jackson

Hi Sarah, Welcome to Paperback Writer. Sarah, you write about a dog named Jack. Did you write this based on a made up animals or was there an animal that was the inspiration for your book? Jack, my Shepherd/Akita mix, whom my book is named after, was bought in a pet store in Truckee, Lake Tahoe. And for the fourteen years that we have had him, he has always disliked the car. So, I thought up a short story where my family and I take separate cars up to house in Truckee, and Jack rides with me. In order to keep him from barking and whining during the three-hour drive, I spray him and his blanket with a calming spray. It does the trick, but as I’m driving I notice that he continues to have these very physical dreams where it looks like he is running and pawing at his

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Flaherty’s Crossing – Author Interview – Kaylin McFarren

[caption id="attachment_917" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="buy this book and the proceeds are donated for colon cancer research"][/caption] Paperback Writer welcomes women’s contemporary fiction author Kaylin McFarren, author of Flaherty’s Crossing. On a Personal Note from the author Kaylin sat before her computer writing FLAHERTY’S CROSSING as a source of personal therapy after losing her beloved father to colon cancer. You might say she was angry at him, at God, at the world in general. However, after writing this story, she had the opportunity to really look into her soul and consider the fact that so many other sons and daughters have had to deal with similar and even worse situations. Rather than a memoir, her novel evolved into a fictional journey which brought about the resolution she needed to find. She never expected this exercise in writing to go to press, touch lives, or win literary awards. But as a result

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Heart Magic: Keeping Love Alive and Well – author interview – Maria Andrade

Paperback Writer welcomes our author for today, author Maria Andrade and her non-fiction book, Heart Magic; Keeping Love Alive and Well. About Heart Magic: Keeping Love Alive and Well Love needs help! One out of two marriages ends in divorce in the US. Couples applying the communication skills in Heart Magic are not merely “lucky in love” they are prepared to be harmoniously together for a lifetime. You can too! Discover the 8 characteristics found in lasting marriages. Learn basic, “do’s and don’ts” to get along build trust and a strong joyful partnership. Personal case histories included. Read the Excerpt! Much has been written about how to find the “right person” to love, that “special someone” with whom we might share our life. “Heart Magic: Keeping Love Alive & Well,” is a book about how to sustain love once you have found it! Relationships form the thread which binds all

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