Bookish Events 2018

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Time to time, on Jorie Loves A Story, there will be bookish events featured on this blog! To help make it a bit easier to keep up with the Book Cover Reveals, Author Interviews, Author Guest Posts, Book Tour Stops, and the books received in exchange for an honest review which alight on my blog, I thought it would be best to create a page specifically to serve as a one-stop archive for easy access!

I am always striving to make Jorie Loves A Story fully cross-referenced to achieve this goal!

This is a companion page to my sidebar slideshow & promo area:

Book Blogger | Book Cheerleader ‘proudly hosting’ where you can click on the badges per blog touring company and/or publisher I regularly host on Jorie Loves A Story. You will be visiting their websites and getting to know a bit more about the stories I love to read.

*NOTE*: IF you see “Interview or Q&A”, I have submitted Questions of which have been responded back with personal answers of the person I am interviewing. Likewise, Guest Posts are given a topic to discuss of my own choosing. 

Last Updated: 13th November, 2018

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audiobooks i’ve adopted via Audiobookworm Promotions for 2018

Bloggers can adopt audiobooks for review with a 90 day window to post. I am finding this is a great way to thread my way through different genres of audiobooks & meet an eclectically diverse group of narrators in the process. I also appreciate the diversions of colouring & listening to the stories themselves – as colouring & audios rock my bookish heart!  I found I also like to knit whilst I am listening to audiobooks – especially for the ‘first’ go round ahead of listening whilst reviewing them.

I announced my first Adoptable #AudioReads via #AudiobookMonth

Fame is a Killer (Book One: Hadley Cosy Mystery series) by Meredith Potts, narrated by Rachel Carr (see also Review)

The To-Do List by JC Miller, narrated by Sara K. Sheckhells (see also Review)

Once Upon a Time in Venice by Monique Roy, narrated by Kevin E. Green (see also Review)

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January

5th January, 2018 | “The Captain’s Disgraced Lady” by Catherine Tinley

*Historical Romance

| Featured Book Review |

Blog Book Tour stop, courtesy of Rachel’s Random Resources

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6th January, 2018 | “A Second Christmas Wish” by Kathryn Freeman

*Christmas Contemporary Romance

| Featured Book Review |

Book Review, courtesy of ChocLitUK

A Second Christmas Wish by Kathryn Freeman

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7th January, 2018 | “Promises Under the Peach Tree” by Joanne Rock

*Contemporary Romance | Harlequin SuperRomance (duology)

| Featured Book Review | *backlogue review

Book Review, courtesy of the author Joanne Rock & Lola’s Book Tours

Promises Under the Peach Tree by Joanne Rock

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10th January, 2018 | “The Woman in the Camphor Trunk” by Jennifer Kincheloe

*Cosy Historical Mystery

| Featured Audiobook AND Novel Review + Narrator Interview | *I had to cancel the interview

Blog Book Tour Stop, courtesy of Audiobookworm Promotions

Book Review, courtesy of Seventh Street Books

The Woman in the Camphor Trunk by Jennifer KincheloeThe Woman in the Camphor Trunk (audiobook) by Jennifer Kincheloe

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12th, January 2018 | “The Marriage of Miss Jane Austen” by Collins Hemingway

*Historical Romance, Biological HistFic

| Featured Book Review + Author Interview | *I had to cancel the interview

Blog Book Tour Stop, courtesy of Historical Fiction Virtual Book Tours

The Marriage of Miss Jane Austen by Collins HemingwayFun Stuff for Your Blog via pureimaginationblog.com13th January, 2018 | “House on the Forgotten Coast” by Rue Coe Chambers

*Suspense/Thriller; Magical Realism

| Featured Book Review |

Blog Book Tour Stop, courtesy of Poetic Book Tours

House on the Forgotten Coast by Ruth Coe Chambers

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17th January, 2018 | “The Lost Season of Love & Snow” by Jennifer Laam

*Historical Fiction

| Featured Book Review |

Blog Book Tour Stop, courtesy of Historical Fiction Virtual Book Tours

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17th January, 2018 | “A Stranger in the Cove” by Rachel Brimble

*Contemporary Romance

| Author Interview |

Blog Tour Stop, courtesy of Brook Cottage Book Tours

Rachel Brimble

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23rd January, 2018 | “A Looming of Vultures” by Richard Storry, narrated by Jake Urry

*Suspense

| Featured Audiobook Review |

Blog Tour Stop, courtesy of Audiobookworm Promotions

A Looming of Vultures by Richard Storry (audiobook)

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25th January, 2018 | “His One and Only Bride” by Tara Randel

*Contemporary Romance

| Featured Book Review |

Blog Tour Stop, courtesy of Prism Book Tours

His One and Only Bride by Tara Randel

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29th January, 2018 | “Kiss Carlo” by Adriana Trigiani

*Contemporary Romance

| Featured Book Review |

Blog Book Tour stop, courtesy of Italy Book Tours

Kiss Carlo by Adriana Trigiani

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30th January, 2018 | “The Magic of Stars” by Jackie Ladbury

*Contemporary Romance

| Author Guest Post |

Blog Book Tour stop, courtesy of Rachel’s Random Resources

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February

1st February, 2018 | “The Pearl Sister” by Lucinda Riley

*Historical Time Shift & Contemporary Drama

| Featured Book Review |

I read the entire series – all four novels within one week. Book I: The Seven Sisters; Book II: The Storm Sister; Book III: The Shadow Sister before revealling my thoughts on ‘Pearl’.

Blog Book Tour Stop, courtesy of the publisher Atria Books

The Pearl Sister by Lucinda Riley

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6th February, 2018 | “Graphene: The Superstrong, Superthin and Superversatile Material which will Revolutionize the World by Les Johnson and Joseph E. Meany

*Materials Science, Nanotechonlogy | Select Topics in Science Non-Fiction

| Featured Book Review |

Book Review, courtesy of Prometheus Books

Graphene by Les Johnson and Joseph E. Meany

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8th February, 2018 | “The Lost Season of Love & Snow” by Jennifer Laam

*Historical Fiction

| Author Guest Post | *previously I shared my review of this novel

Guest feature, courtesy of the author Jennifer Laam

Jennifer Laam

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12th February, 2018 | “Andorra Pett and the Oort Cloud Café”  by Richard Dee

*Sci Fi Mystery

| Author Q&A |

Blog Book Tour stop, courtesy of Rachel’s Random Resources

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13th February, 2018 | “The Disconnected Man” by Jim Turner

*Memoir, Emotional Health, Self-Help | Select Topics in Non-Fiction

| Featured Book Review | *interview pending

Book Review, courtesy of Hachette Books via FaithWords (imprint)

The Disconnected Man by Jim Turner

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15th February, 2018 | “The Secret Life of Mrs London” by Rebecca Rosenberg

*Historical Fiction

| Featured Book Review |

Blog Book Tour Stop, courtesy of Historical Fiction Virtual Book Tours

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17th February, 2018 | “The Rest of my Life” by Sheryl Browne

*Contemporary Romance | *five flames for ‘heat’

| Featured Book Review |

Book review, courtesy of the author Sheryl Browne

The Rest of my Life by Sheryl Browne

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20th & 21st, February 2018 | “A Reflection of Evil” by William Todd, narrated by Ben Whirling

*Sherlock Holmes sequel

| Featured Audiobook Review + Author Guest Post |

Blog Tour Stop, courtesy of Audiobookworm Promotions

A Reflection of Evil by William Todd

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21st February, 2018 | “The Forgotten Girl” by Heather Chapman

*Biological Historical Fiction | based on the author’s great-grandparents

| Featured Book Review | *interview rescheduled post-tour

Blog book tour, courtesy of Cedar Fort Publishing & Media

The Forgotten Girl by Heather Chapman

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26th February, 2018 | “The Phantom’s Apprentice” by Heather Webb

*Historical Fiction

| Featured Book Review | *rescheduling the interview for after the tour!

Blog Book Tour Stop, courtesy of Historical Fiction Virtual Book Tours

The Phantom's Apprentice by Heather Webb

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27th February, 2018 | “Lord Ravenscar’s Inconvenient Betrothal” by Lara Temple

*Historical Romance

| Author Guest Post |

Blog Book Tour stop, courtesy of Rachel’s Random Resources

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*Contemporary Romance, Harlequin

| Book Spotlight w/ Notes on Chapter Sampler |

*mail delay, posting review post-tour

Blog Tour Stop, courtesy of Prism Book Tours

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March

1st March, 2018 | “The Disconnected Man” by Jim Turner

*Memoir, Emotional Health, Self-Help | Select Topics in Non-Fiction

| Author Q&A | *previously reviewed

Book Review, courtesy of Hachette Books via FaithWords (imprint)

Jim Turner

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2nd March, 2018 | “Forever a Father” by Lynne Marshall

*Contemporary Romance, Harlequin

| Featured Book Review |

*mail delay, posting review before the tour ends

Blog Tour Stop, courtesy of Prism Book Tours

Forever A Father by Lynne Marshall

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3rd March, 2018 | “Dante’s Gift” by Aubrey Wynne

*Christmas Romance, Contemporary Romance

| Audiobook Spotlight w/ Notes |

Blog Book Tour, courtesy of Audiobookworm Promotions

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5th March, 2018 | “Beauty and Her Boss” by Jennifer Faye

*Contemporary Romance

| Featured Book Review |

Blog Tour Stop, courtesy of Prism Book Tours

Beauty and Her Boss by Jennifer Faye

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7th & 10th March, 2018 | “The Road Ghosts Omnibus” by E. Chris Garrison

*Urban Fantasy | *previously I featured a Cover Reveal for this series

| Featured Book Review + Author Video Interview |

Blog Book Tour Stop, courtesy of Tomorrow Comes Media

Road Ghosts Omnibus E. Chris GarrisonE. Chris Garrison Photo Credit: Ellie Sophia Photography

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13th March, 2018 | “Lona Chang: A Superhero Detective Story” by AshleyRose Sullivan

*Superhero Fiction

| Featured Book Review + Author Video Interview |

Blog Book Tour Stop, courtesy of Tomorrow Comes Media

Lona Chang: A Superhero Detective Story by AshleyRose Sullivan

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14th, March 2018 | “The Darling Dahlias and the Unlucky Clover” by Susan Wittig Albert

*Cosy Historical Mystery, No.7 in series

| Featured Book Review | *will be reading books 1 & 6 via local library

Blog Book Tour Stop, courtesy of Historical Fiction Virtual Book Tours

The Darling Dahlias and the Unlucky Clover by Susan Wittig Albert

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15th March, 2018 | “An Unbidden Visitor” by Dianne Ashcroft

*Historical Fiction, Short Story & Ghost Story

| Author Interview + Audio Extract |

Blog Book Tour stop, courtesy of Audiobookworm Promotions

An Unbidden Visitor by Diane Ascroft (audiobook)

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16th March, 2018 | “The Best Boomerville Hotel” by Caroline James

*Women’s Fiction

| Featured Author Interview |

Blog Book Tour stop, courtesy of Rachel’s Random Resources

The Best Boomerville Hotel by Caroline JamesCaroline James

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23rd March, 2018 | “In Spite of Lions” by Scarlette Pike

*Historical Adventure

| Featured Book Review | *purchase REQ @ my library accepted

Blog Book Tour stop, courtesy of Cedar Fort Publishing & Media

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22nd & 25th March, 2018 | “The Invisible Hand” by James Hartley

*Shakespeare After Canon, MacBeth

| Featured Book Review + Author Guest Post |

Blog Book Tour stop, courtesy of Rachel’s Random Resources

The Invisible Hand by James HartleyJames Hartley

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29th March, 2018 | “Scared to Death” by Rachel Amphlett

*Police Procedural, Hard-boiled Mystery

| Featured Audiobook Review | *I am reviewing books 2-4 in April on this tour

Blog Book Tour stop, courtesy of Audiobookworm Promotions

Scared to Death by Rachel Amphlett, narrated by Alison Campbell

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April

8th, 12th & 19th April, 2018 | The Kay Hunter Detective series by Rachel Amphlett

*Police Procedural, Hard-boiled Mystery

| Featured Audiobook Review: Book 2 | Book 3 | Book 4

*previously reviewed Book 1 in March

Blog Book Tour stop, courtesy of Audiobookworm Promotions

Will to Live by Rachel Amphlett, narrated by Ailson CampbellOne to Watch by Rachel Amphlett, narrated by Alison CampbellHell to Pay by Rachel Amphlett, narrated by Alison Campbell

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8th April, 2018 | “Nights Under the Tennessee Stars” by Joanne Rock

*Contemporary Romance | Harlequin SuperRomance (duology)

| Featured Book Review | *backlogue review

Book Review, courtesy of the author Joanne Rock & Lola’s Book Tours

Nights Under the Tennessee Stars by Joanne Rock

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11th April, 2018 | “She’s Bad News” by Elle Spellman

*Superhero Fiction

| Author Interview |

Blog Book Tour stop, courtesy of Rachel’s Random Resources

Elle SpellmanShe's Bad News by Elle Spellman

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17th April, 2018 | “The Corner Shop in Cockleberry Bay” by Nicola May

*Romantic Comedy

| Author Interview |

Blog Book Tour stop, courtesy of Rachel’s Random Resources

Nicola May

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May

3rd May, 2018 | “The Breedling and the Trickster” by Kimberlee M. Bastian

*Historical Fantasy | *previously I shared my review of the 1st novel in this series

| Featured Book Review & Author Special Feature | *via #WyrdAndWonder

Virtual Tour Stop during Author’s IRL Book Tour, courtesy of the author Kimberlee M. Bastian

Kimberlee Ann Bastian blog tour banner provided by the author and used with permission.

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16th April, 2018 | “Aphrodite’s Tears” by Hannah Fielding

*Greek Mythology, Women’s Fiction

| Author Q&A |

Review & Interview, courtesy of JKS Communications

Hannah Fielding

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10th May, 2018 | “Falling for You” by Becky Wade

*INSPY Contemporary Romance

| Spotlight w/ Notes + Author Q&A |

Blog Tour Stop, courtesy of Prism Book Tours

Falling for You blog tour via Prism Book Tours

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14th & 18th May, 2018 | “Ain’t Misbehaving” by Jennifer Lamont Leo

*Historical Fiction

Previously I had the joy of reading the first in this series: You’re the Cream in my Coffee (see also Review)

| Featured Book Review + Author Guest Post |

Blog Book Tour Stop, courtesy of Historical Fiction Virtual Book Tours

Ain't Misbehavin' by Jennifer Lamont LeoJennifer Lamont Leo

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16th May, 2018 | “Ecstasy” by Mary Sharratt

*Historical Fiction

| Featured Book Review |

Blog Book Tour Stop, courtesy of Historical Fiction Virtual Book Tours

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25th May, 2018 | “Woven” by Bree Moore

*Epic Fantasy

| Audiobook Spotlight w/ Notes | *during #WyrdAndWonder

Blog Book Tour stop, courtesy of Audiobookworm Promotions

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27th May, 2018 | The Kay Hunter Detective series by Rachel Amphlett

*Police Procedural, Hard-boiled Mystery

Previously, I have listened and reviewed the series: Book1 | Book 2 | Book 3 | Book 4

| Featured Audiobook Review |

Blog Book Tour stop, courtesy of Audiobookworm Promotions

Call to Arms by Rachel Amphlett, narrated by Alison Campbell

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29th May, 2018 | “Silver Hollow” by Jennifer Silverwood

*Magical Realism, Urban Fantasy & Fantasy Romance

| Author Interview |

Blog Tour stop, courtesy of Prism Book Tours

Jennifer Silverwood

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June

4th June, 2018 | “Poppy (The Montgomery Sisters, Book 2)” by Kat Flannery

*Historical Rom, Western Rom

| Author Interview |

Blog Tour stop, courtesy of iRead Book Tours

Kat FlanneryPoppy by Kat Flannery

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4th June, 2018 | “Miss White and the Seventh Heir” by Jennifer Faye

*Contemporary Romance, Fairy-Tale Re-Telling (Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs)

Previously I reviewed the first in this series: Beauty and Her Boss (see also Review)

| Featured Book Review |

Blog Tour Stop, courtesy of Prism Book Tours

Miss White and the Seventh Heir by Jennifer Faye

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6th June, 2018 | “A Cowboy of Convenience” by Stacy Henrie

*Historical / Western Romance

| Featured Book Review |

Blog Tour Stop, courtesy of Prism Book Tours

A Cowboy of Convenience by Stacy Henrie

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7th June, 2018 | “The Widow’s Redeemer” by Philippa Jane Keyworth

*Historical Romance

| Featured Audiobook Review |

Blog Book Tour stop, courtesy of Audiobookworm Promotions

The Widow's Redeemer by Philippa Jane Keyworth

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11th & 21st June, 2018 | “The Painting on the Pond Series” by Sharon Lewis Koho

*Contemporary INSPY Suspense, duology

| Featured Review: Book 1, Book 2 | *interview cancelled

Blog Tour stop, courtesy of SLB Book Tours

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17th June, 2018 | “Falling for You” by Becky Wade

*INSPY Contemporary Romance

| Featured Book Review | *previously I posted a Spotlight w/ Notes about my intentions towards reading this novel and the series it is attached; as I wasn’t able to post during the blog tour.

Blog Tour Stop, courtesy of Prism Book Tours

Falling for You by Becky Wade

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20th & 24th, 2018 | “Destiny’s Gambit” and “Beyond the Moon” by RJ Wood

*Fantasy, Science Fiction, Sword and Space, Space Fantasy

| Featured Book Reviews: Book 1: Destiny’s Gambit & Author Interview |

| off-tour: Featured Book Review: Book 2: Beyond the Moon |

Blog Book Tour stop, courtesy of Lola’s Book Tours

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July

13th July, 2018 | “Trial on Mount Koya” by Susan Spann

*Cosy Historical Mystery, a Hiro Hattori Novel

| Featured Book Review |

Blog Book Tour Stop, courtesy of Historical Fiction Virtual Book Tours

Trial on Mount Koya by Susan Spann

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11th July, 2018 | “The Underground River” by Martha Conway

*Historical Fiction, the Underground Railroad

| Featured Book Review |

Blog Book Tour Stop, courtesy of Historical Fiction Virtual Book Tours

Historical Fiction Virtual Book Tours - HFVBT

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16th July, 2018 | “The Last Summer” by Brandy Bruce

| Featured Book Review |

Blog Book Tour Stop, courtesy of Singing Librarian Book Tours

The Last Summer by Brandy Bruce

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20th July, 2018 | “Building A Life” by Lauraine Hendrson

| Author Interview w/ 10 Behind-the-Scenes of the Book |

Blog Book Tour Stop, courtesy of Singing Librarian Book Tours

Building a Life blog tour via SLB Tours

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28th July, 2018 | “The Secret of Haversham House” by Julie Matern

| Featured Book Review w/ Author Interview |

Blog Book Tour Stop, courtesy of Singing Librarian Book Tours

The Secret of Haversham House by Julie MaternJulie Matern

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August

1st August, 2018 | “Her Lost and Found Baby” by Tara Taylor Quinn

*Harlequin Special Edition Romance

| Featured Book Review |

Blog Book Tour, courtesy of Prism Book Tours

Her Lost and Found Baby blog tour via Prism Book Tours

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3rd August, 2018 | “Trial on Mount Koya” by Susan Spann

*Cosy Historical Mystery, a Hiro Hattori Novel

| Author Interview |

Blog Book Tour Stop, courtesy of Historical Fiction Virtual Book Tours

Susan Spann

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15th & 22nd of August, 2018 | “Dream of the Navigator” by Stephen Zimmer

*Young Adult Dystopian

| Video Interview Vlog + Featured Book Review |

Blog book tour courtesy of Tomorrow Comes Media

Dream of the Navigator by Stephen Zimmer

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16th August, 2018 | “The Wedding Shop on Wexley Street” by Rachel Dove

*Contemporary Rom Com, British

| Book Spotlight w/ Q&A |

Blog Book Tour, courtesy of Brook Cottage Books

The Wedding Shop on Wexley Street by Rachel Dove

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20th & 27th August, 2018 | “Finding Hope in the Darkness of Grief: Spiritual Insights Expressed Through Art, Poetry and Prose” by Diamante Lavendar

*Non-Fiction, Poetry, Prose and Artwork

| Featured Book Review + Author Interview |

Blog Book Tour Stop, courtesy of Poetic Book Tours

Finding Hope in the Darkness of Grief by Diamante Lavendar (full cover)

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26th August, 2018

“Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm” by Kate Douglas Wiggin, narrated by Ann Richardson

*Classical Children’s Literature, audiobook by Post Hypnotic Press

| Featured Audiobook Review |

Audiobook blog tour courtesy, of Audiobookworm Promotions

Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm (audiobook) by Post Hypnotic Press

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31st August, 2018 | “George and Lizzie” by Nancy Pearl

*Contemporary Literary Fiction and Alternative ‘Romance’

| Featured Book Review |

Book Review, courtesy of Simon & Schuster

George and Lizzie by Nancy Pearl

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3rd September, 2018 | “Twelve Months of Awkward Moments” by Lisa Acerbo

*Contemporary Romantic Suspense

| Book Blitz with Notes + Extras |

Book Blitz Tour, courtesy of Xpresso Book Tours

Twelve Months of Ackward Moments by Lisa Acerbo

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4th September, 2018 | “Jaclyn and the Beanstalk” by Mary Ting

*Fairy Tale Re-telling, YA Fantasy

| Book Blitz with Notes + Extract |

Book Blitz Tour, courtesy of Xpresso Book Tours

Jaclyn and the Beanstalk blitz by Xpresso Book Tours

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5th & 7th September, 2018

“Gone to Ground” by Rachel Amphlett, narrated by Alison Campbell

*Police Procedural, the Kay Hunter series book six | previously I have listened to and reviewed the rest of the series: Book One | Book Two | Book Three | Book Four | Book Five

| Author Interview + Featured Audiobook Review |

Audiobook blog tour courtesy, of Audiobookworm Promotions

Rachel AmphletttGone to Ground by Rachel Amphlett

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5th September, 2018 ” A Cowboy’s Pride” by Karen Rock

*Contemporary Romance, Western Rom

Previously I read the prequel novel in this series whilst I made a purchase request for the first. I am attempting to borrow the rest of the series leading into this release.

| Book Spotlight w/ Notes and Extract |

Blog Tour Stop, courtesy of Prism Book Tours

A Cowboy's Pride blog tour via Prism Book Tours

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6th September, 2018 | “It Happened on Dufferin Terrace” by Melanie Robertson-King

*Sweet Romance, Holiday Romance

| Book Spotlight w/ Q&A |

Blog Book Tour, courtesy of Brook Cottage Books

It Happened on Dufferin Terrace by Melanie Robertson-King

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12th September, 2018 | “Snowflakes over Holly Cove” by Lucy Coleman

*Christmas Romance, Contemporary Romance

| Book Spotlight w/ Q&A and Extract |

Blog Book Tour, courtesy of Brook Cottage Books

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12th & 13th September, 2018 | “Escapement” by Kristen Wolf

*Historical Fiction, LGBTQ+

| Featured Book Review + Author Interview |

Blog Book Tour Stop, courtesy of Historical Fiction Virtual Book Tours

Kristen WolfEscapement by Kristen Wolf

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14th September, 2018 | “Lille de Jong” by Janet Benton

*Historical Fiction

| Featured Book Review + Author Interview (TBA) |

Blog Book Tour Stop, courtesy of Historical Fiction Virtual Book Tours

Lilli de Jong by Janet Benton

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15th September, 2018 “The Rancher’s Twins” by Carol Ross

*Contemporary Romance, Western, Harlequin Heartwarming

*part of a 5-book series release

| Featured Book Review |

Review tour stop, courtesy of Prism Book Tours

The Rancher's Twins by Carol Ross

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16th September, 2018

“Mourning Dove” written and narrated by Claire Fullerton

*Young Adult, Historical Fiction

| Featured Audiobook Review |

Audiobook blog tour courtesy, of Audiobookworm Promotions

Audiobookworm Promotions Event Host badge provided by Audiobookworm Promotions

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18th September, 2018 | “The Fourteenth of September” by Rita Dragonette

*Feminist Historical Fiction, War drama

| Featured Book Review + Author Interview (cancelled) |

Book review and interview courtesy of JKS Communications

The Fourteenth of September by Rita Dragonette

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22nd September, 2018 “Love & Secrets at Cassfield Manor” by Sarah L. McConkie

*Pure Romance, Historical Romance

| Featured Book Review |

Blog Book Tour, courtesy of Singing Librarian Books

Love and Secrets at Cassfield Manor by Sarah L. McConkie

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25th September, 2018 | “Political Parties” by Rachel Magee

*Harlequin Special Edition Romance

| Book Spotlight w/ Notes + Extract |

*books were delayed for review; received book on the 9th of October
review is forthcoming shortly after receipt

Blog Book Tour, courtesy of Prism Book Tours

Political Parties blog tour via Prism Book Tours

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TBA Autumn, 2018 “Purple Kisses” by Priya

*Poetry

| Featured Book Review + Illustrator Guest Feature |

*delayed due to missing guest features

Blog Book Tour, courtesy of Writerly Yours

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28th September, 2018 | “Montana Dreams” by Kim Law

*Contemporary Romance | *the whole series is avail on Scribd (audiobook)

| Book Blitz with Notes |

Book Blitz Tour, courtesy of Xpresso Book Tours

Montana Dreams Blitz via Xpresso Book Tours

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29th September, 2018 ” A Cowboy’s Pride” by Karen Rock

*Contemporary Romance, Western Rom

Previously I read the prequel novel in this series whilst I made a purchase request for the first. I am attempting to borrow the rest of the series leading into this release.

| Featured Book Review |

Blog Tour Stop, courtesy of Prism Book Tours

A Cowboy's Pride by Karen Rock

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October

2nd & 8-9th October, 2018 | “A Duel for Christmas” by Rosanne E. Lortz

*Historical Fiction | previously I read and reviewed “The Duke’s Last Hunt”, the second novel in this series. This marks the third release and I’m hoping to read the first before it.

| Featured Book Review: Book 1 & Book 3 + Author Interview |

Blog Book Tour Stop, courtesy of Historical Fiction Virtual Book Tours

To Wed an Heiress by Rosanne L. LortzA Duel for Christmas by Roseanne E. Lortz

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10th & 12th October, 2018 | “The Wisdom of Listening” by Marilyn R. Wilson

*Non-Fiction, Motivational

*previously I read the first collection of motivational essays by this author

| Featured Book Review + Author Guest Post |

Blog Tour Stop, courtesy of iRead Book Tours

Marilyn R. WilsonThe Wisdom of Listening by Marilyn R. Wilson

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TBA Autumn, 2018 | “Mistress of Legend” by Nicole Evelina

*Feminist Historical Fiction, Camelot After Canon | *previously, I have read and reviewed the first two novels in this series: Daughter of Destiny & Camelot’s Queen as well as the author’s Contemporary Romance debut ‘Been Searching for You‘.

| Featured Book Review + Author Interview |

Blog Book Tour Stop, courtesy of Historical Fiction Virtual Book Tours

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11th & 17th, 2018 | “NY Doc Under the Northern Lights” by Amy Ruttan

*Harlequin Medical Romance

| Featured Book Review + Author Interview |

Blog Book Tour, courtesy of Prism Book Tours

NY Doc Under the Northern Lights by Amy RuttanAmy Ruttan

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19th October, 2018 | “Lady of Thousand Treasures” by Sandra Byrd

*Historical Fiction

| Featured Book Review + Author Interview |

Blog Book Tour Stop, courtesy of Historical Fiction Virtual Book Tours

Lady of a Thousand Treasures by Sandra Byrd

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23rd October, 2018 | “Off-Island” by Marlene Hauser

*Contemporary Women’s Fiction

| Book Spotlight w/ Notes + Extract | *interview forthcoming

Blog Book Tour Stop, courtesy of Faye Rogers PR

Off Island blog tour via Faye Rogers PR

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24th October, 2018 ” Legacy of Mercy” by Lynn Austin

*INSPY Historical Romance

| Featured Book Review |

Blog Tour Stop, courtesy of Prism Book Tours

Legacy of Mercy by Lynn Austin

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Next in Queue | To be announced

October, 2018 “The Robot in the Next Cubicle” by Larry Boyer

*Automation, Futuristic Science, Robotics

| Featured Book Review |

Book Review, courtesy of Prometheus Books

Fun Stuff for Your Blog via pureimaginationblog.comOctober, 2018 | “The Lost Queen” by Signe Pike

*Feminist Historical Fiction, After Canon

| Featured Book Review |

Blog Tour Stop, courtesy of Simon & Schuster

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November

Will be seeking books to read during #RRSciFiMonth (Sci Fi November!) (Nov 2017)

Read my archives: 2013 + 2014 + 2015 + 2016 + 2017 (under revision) + 2018

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1st November, 2018 | “A Small Town Christmas” by Nan Reinhardt

*Christmas Romance, Holiday Contemporary

| Featured Book Review |

Blog Tour Stop, courtesy of Blog Book Tour, courtesy of Prism Book Tours

A Small Town Christmas by Nan Reinhardt

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3rd November, 2018 “The Rancher’s Rescue” by Cari Lynn Webb

*Contemporary Romance, Western, Harlequin Heartwarming

*part of a 5-book series release

| Featured Book Review |

Review tour stop, courtesy of Prism Book Tours

The Rancher's Rescue by Cari Lynn Webb

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7th November, 2018 | “Rescued by the Firefighter” by Catherine Lanigan

*Contemporary Romance, Harlequin Heartwarming

| Featured Book Review + Guest Post |

Blog Tour Stop, courtesy of Blog Book Tour, courtesy of Prism Book Tours

Rescued by the Firefighter by Catherine Lanigan

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10th, 17th, 24th November & 1st, 8th Dec, 2018
Regency House Party: Somerstone Authors

*Regency Romance

| Featured Interview(s): Michelle Pennington, Heidi Kimball,
Mindy Burbidge Strunk, Sara Cardon and Jen Geigle Johnson |

Blog Tour Stop, courtesy of Singling Librarian Books

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13th & 16th November, 2018 | “The Tory” & “The Traitor” by T.J. London

*Historical Fiction. #RevWar

| Featured Book Reviews of this Series: Book One + Book Two |

Blog Book Tour Stop, courtesy of Historical Fiction Virtual Book Tours

TJ London blog tour via HFVBTs

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17th November, 2018 | “The Attraction Equation” by Kadie Scott

*Contemporary Romance

| Book Blitz with Notes |

Book Blitz Tour, courtesy of Xpresso Book Tours

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19th November, 2018 | “A Pivotal Right” by K.A. Servian

*Historical Fiction

| Featured Book Review | *purchase request at library for book one

Blog Book Tour Stop, courtesy of Historical Fiction Virtual Book Tours

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27th & 29th November, 2018 | ” The Jinni’s Last Wish” by Zenobia Neil

*Historical Fantasy, Mythology and the Jinn

| Author Interview + Featured Book Review |

Blog Book Tour Stop, courtesy of Historical Fiction Virtual Book Tours

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TBA Autumn, 2018 | “Mistress of Legend” by Nicole Evelina

*Historical Fiction, Camelot After Canon

Previously I’ve read the first two novels in this trilogy: Daughter of Destiny + Camelot’s Queen

| Featured Book Review + Author Interview |

Blog Book Tour Stop, courtesy of Historical Fiction Virtual Book Tours

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December

Will be seeking books to read during #SciFiExperience (Dec-Jan 2018)

Read my archives: 2014/15 + 2015/16 and 2016/17 (inclusive of #RRSciFiMonth 2016)

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3rd & 7th December, 2018 | “From Across the Room” by Gina Mulligan

*Epistolary Historical Fiction

| Featured Book Review + Author Interview |

Blog Book Tour Stop, courtesy of Historical Fiction Virtual Book Tours

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11th December, 2018 | “Once Upon A River” by Diane Setterfield

*Mystery, Magical Realism

| Featured Book Review |

Blog tour stop, courtesy of the publisher Atria Books

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17th November, 2018 | “Song of Sacrifice” by Janell Rhiannon

*Historical Fantasy

| Book Blitz with Notes |

Book Blitz Tour, courtesy of Xpresso Book Tours

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19th December, 2018 | SPECIAL GUEST FEATURE

And ANNOUNCEMENT by a fellow book blogger! Shh!! #mumstheword!

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2019 Dates

January

  • Guest Feature by fellow book blogger

February

  • (19th) Interview w/ Extract Claire Gray feat. Running in Circles

March/April/Spring TBA

  • Special Review of a Special Project involving a book blogger

April

  • Interview with Kristin Fields (Lake Union debut) | Contact between Jan or Feb/March

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#ChocLitSaturdays Continues!

I personally *love!* serial fiction, and as you will start to notice, my focus on ChocLit serial fiction is going to be increasing tenfold! Especially within the first selections of what I am focusing on reviewing, as The Wild One is the second in the Coorah Creek series; The Scarlet Kimono begins the Kumashiro Series whereas The Silver Locket begins the Charton Minster series set during the World War era (as I quite fancy a well-writ war drama!). Concurrently, I will be reading a second series by Ms Courtenay and the other half of her duology; as revealled below this listing of my next ChocLit reads!

New Year ChocLit Reviews:

A Second Christmas Wish | The Rest of My Life

[ Kathryn Freeman + Sheryl Browne ]

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end of Winter | SPring  ChocLit Reviews:

Hubble Bubble | Don’t Stop the Music | Follow A Star | Sugar & Spice

[ Jane Lovering + Christine Stovell + Angela Britnell ]

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Autumn ChocLit Reviews:

Emma and Her Daughter | The Soft Whispers of Dreams | The Velvet Cloak of Moonlight

October + November (specifically)

[ Linda Mitchelmore + Christina Courtenay ]

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as well as these titles from the library of Christina Courtenay:

Trade Winds | Highland Dreams | Monsoon Mists (Kinross series!)

November | December | January 2019 (respectively!)

+| New England Rocks (YA!) in September during my YA focus fortnight!

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with the exception of the Autumn & Winter ChocLit Reviews for 2018.

Courtesy of ChocLitUK

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