Blog tour, Event, General bookish fun, Guest post, Review, Wrap-up

Wrap-up: July highlights

Hello!

It’s been a quiet month for events and reading, I’ve spent most of July either in a reading slump or stressing about YALC so this is going to be shorter than normal. I do have some awesome news though, this can be found later in the post.

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Blog tour, General bookish fun, Guest post

Blog Tour: Favourite Things About Being a UKYA Author by Karen Gregory

IMG_20190717_210535_264Hello!

How is everyone today? I’m really excited to be hosting a date on the I Hold Your Heart blog tour, not only that, I have a guest post to share with you all! Karen has written about her favourite things about being a UKYA author, I had a snoop when it dropped into my inbox and it’s a good one!

Happy reading, I hope you enjoy!

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Indie Author Month: How Books Can Save the World by Tiana Warner

How books can save the world

Reading fiction is one of the most important things you can do, and science can prove it. Here’s why a good fantasy or sci-fi has the power to make the world a better place.

I truly believe that the problems facing our world stem from a lack of compassion — prejudice, inequality, the treatment of animals and the environment, even nasty comments on social media. If everyone had more concern over others’ suffering, the world would be a better place.

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Indie Author Month: Editing with Dyslexia – Samantha Nicklaus

Editing with Dyslexia by Samantha Nicklaus

I’ve known I’ve had a learning disability since I was about nineteen years old. The running joke in my house was that I was the best dyslexic reader in the world. I could read two books a week no problem, but my spelling was absolutely laughable. I couldn’t “sound out” words I hadn’t heard before. If I had to read in class, it was painful for everyone involved. But I didn’t have any classic signs of dyslexia. Words and letters never “floated around” for me, and when I was reading silently, I had no issues. To me, this wasn’t a learning disability, it was just how I worked.

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Blog Tour: The New Boy by Paula Rawsthorne

THE NEW BOY cover imageHello!

I’m really excited to host a date on the blog tour to celebrate the publication of Paula Rawsthorne’s The New Boy. I had a soundtrack compiled by Paula, it’s amazing. Just embedding the videos took ages because I kept getting distracted. I hope you enjoy listening to them as much as I did, definitely check out The New Boy, it’s out now! I can’t wait to read it!

 

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Guest Post: Magical and mythical horses with Lari Don

Hello!

I’m so happy to have Lari Don back on the blog for the release of the paperback edition of Horse of Fire. I have a guest post about the appeal of magical horses, I’ve read it and can confirm it’s awesome! I hope you enjoy reading it. Keep an eye out for my review, Lari and Bloomsbury Education sent a free review copy!

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Blog Tour: Whiteout by Gabriel Dylan

 

RE Whiteout V13-2Hello!

it’s my first blog tour of 2019, and what a book to kickstart the year! I’m really excited to host date on the Whiteout blog tour, I read it last month and loved it! You can read my review here if you fancy. I have another guest post from Gabriel to share with you all, I’ve already had a sneaky look and I can confirm it’s both brilliant and interesting. I hope you all enjoy reading it!

 

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