BIG day today, ladies and gents! :-D First off, I’m SUPER excited to announce that Shudder is FINALLY here! <Happy Dance!>
Here’s where you can grab your copy:
Smashwords: all other e-book formats ($2.99)
Coming soon to B&N Nook, iTunes, Kobo, etc. in e-book format, expected by early July
(And for anyone you know who hasn’t read Stitch yet, it’s available in all the same places for just $0.99!)
To celebrate Shudder’s arrival, today we’re also kicking off an EPIC 12-week Blog Tour running from now until September 1st with 150+ stops at amazing blogs featuring reviews, author/character interviews, guest posts, excerpts, and lots and lots of giveaways! Check out the full schedule here.
About the Tour
To give you a quick rundown, the first two weeks are being host by my buddy Laurynne over at CBL Tours, and she’s got a blitz of blogs lined up between now and the end of the month. All of the blogs participating through CBL will be hosting a MASSIVE giveaway for one grand prize winner of the Stitch & Shudder Prize Pack (open to US+Int’l) featuring:
Signed Print Copies of Stitch & Shudder
Ebook Copies of Stitch & Shudder for 5 of Your Friends (signed via Authorgraph!)
$10 Amazon Gift Card
Signed Stitch Litograph Poster (includes full text of the book in tiny print!)
Signed Shudder & Stitch Bookmarks
There’s tons of ways to enter every day and the giveaway is open through early July, so swing by any of the CBL Tour Host blogs for your chance to win!
After that, we’ll have 8 more weeks of blog tour goodness featuring many of your favorite stops from last year’s Stitch Blog Tour plus a bunch of new blogger friends that I’m excited to introduce to you! Many of these stops will be featuring smaller giveaways of their own (which means better chances to win!), along with TONS of great extra content from guest posts and character visits to author interviews and excerpts.
And closing out the tour in late August will be a super-fun interactive two-week activity hosted by the amazing Laura of Prism Tours! More details coming on this later in the tour.
So how do you make sure you don’t miss any of the action? Follow along all summer long through the following links to my and/or Stitch Trilogy‘s Facebook pages (remember to select “Show in Newsfeed”), my Twitter account, or the blog RSS. I’ll be posting near-daily to update you on all the latest happenings. :-)
Today on the Tour
Whew, so now that we’ve got the background out of the way, let’s get this thing rolling! To start you off today, we’ve got one great stop at Joana In The Sky With Books! (No CBL bloggers today, so you’ll have to wait until next week to enter that big giveaway, sorry!)
Joana In The Sky With Books is featuring an excellent 4 star review and an awesome author interview! Here’s a preview:
From the review: “This one definitely moves at a faster pace than the last one and it’s more action packed as well. … this series is great both for lovers of dystopian fiction and for people who, like me, had never ventured into the genre. All the other elements from other genres (paranormal, sci-fi, even a little horror) make this book absolutely unique!” From the interview:Is there any character in the trilogy based on someone you know in person?Actually, almost EVERY character in the trilogy is based on someone I know, or more likely a combination of people I know. Alessa is a lot like me, for better or for worse, and Janie is a combo of a bunch of my good friends (Joan’s good sense and keen observation, Vanessa’s bubbliness and charisma, Diane’s courage and undying loyalty, amongst others). Certain aspects of Isaac were drawn from my husband (his analytical-mindedness and just overwhelming kindness and thoughtfulness), and the Engineers (the bad guys) are based on a variety of people I’ve met and disliked over the years…
Plenty more at Joana In The Sky With Books! Thanks so much to Joana for kicking off the tour this weekend! Check back Monday for more great stops and plenty more tour excitement. :-)
One More Announcement…
Now that Shudder is released and includes a sneak preview chapter from the final book in the series, it looks like the cat’s out of the bag… In case you were curious, the title of the third and final installment in the Stitch Trilogy is Stuck.
But no cover yet! If you want to check that out, you’ll have to grab a copy of Shudder and see for yourself in the back of the book. :-) (But DON’T peek at it until you’ve read through Shudder, otherwise you’ll spoil the ending of Book 2! You’ve been warned!! Seriously. Don’t do it. Trust me.) Happy Reading!!!