Tour Sign-Ups: When the Stars Lead to You by Ronni Davis

/ Oct 17, 2019

Hello FFBC team!!  We are announcing a new tour we're hosting for When the Stars Lead to You 
that is being released November 12, 2019.


The tour will run from November 4th to 8th and there will be available the following types of posts:
  • Review (Limited spots)
  • Favorite Quotes (Blogger's Choice)
  • Interviews (Blogger comes up with 5-7 questions)
  • Guest Posts (Blogger comes up with AT LEAST 3 topics for author to choose from)
  • Creative Option (Blogger makes a post-- could be Bookstagram or anything dealing with the theme of the book)
  • Promotional Post

Reviewers will receive a digital copy of the book via Netgalley or finished copy.


IMPORTANT NOTE: Signing up for the tour does not guarantee you will be selected. We will reach out to all hosts that have been chosen once the sign-ups have closed and the tour schedule has been published.






When the Stars Lead to You

by Ronni Davis
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Release Date: November 12, 2019
Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary
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Synopsis: 

Eighteen-year-old Devon longs for two things.

The stars.
And the boy she fell in love with last summer.

When Ashton breaks Devon’s heart at the end of the most romantic and magical summer ever, she thinks her heart will never heal again. But over the course of the following year, Devon finds herself slowly putting the broken pieces back together.

Now it’s senior year, and she’s determined to enjoy every moment of it as she prepares for a future studying the galaxies. That is, until Ashton shows up on the first day of school. Can she forgive him and open her heart again? Or are they doomed to repeat history?

From debut author, Ronni Davis, comes a stunning novel about passion, loss, and the power of first love.








Ronni Davis grew up in Cleveland, Ohio, where she tried her best to fit in—and failed miserably. After graduating from The Ohio State University with a BA in Psychology, she worked in insurance, taught yoga, and became a cat mom.

Now she lives in Chicago, where by day she copy edits everything from TV commercials to billboards, and by night she writes contemporary YA about brown girls falling in love. When she’s not writing, you can catch her playing the Sims, eating too much candy, or planning her next trip to Disney World.
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Tour Sign-Ups: Across a Broken Shore by Amy Trueblood

/ Oct 16, 2019

Hello FFBC team!!  We are announcing a new tour we're hosting for Across a Broken Shore 
that is being released November 5, 2019.


The tour will run from November 11th to 18th and there will be available the following types of posts:
  • Review (Limited spots)
  • Favorite Quotes (Blogger's Choice)
  • Interviews (Blogger comes up with 5-7 questions)
  • Guest Posts (Blogger comes up with AT LEAST 3 topics for author to choose from)
  • Creative Option (Blogger makes a post-- could be Bookstagram or anything dealing with the theme of the book)
  • Promotional Post

Reviewers will receive a digital copy of the book via Netgalley or PDF.


IMPORTANT NOTE: Signing up for the tour does not guarantee you will be selected. We will reach out to all hosts that have been chosen once the sign-ups have closed and the tour schedule has been published.






Across a Broken Shore

by Amy Trueblood
Publisher: Flux
Release Date: November 5, 2019
Genre: Young Adult, Historical Fiction
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Synopsis: 

The last thing eighteen-year-old Wilhelmina “Willa” MacCarthy wants is to be a nun. It’s 1936, and as the only daughter amongst four sons, her Irish–Catholic family is counting on her to take her vows—but Willa’s found another calling. Each day she sneaks away to help Doctor Katherine Winston in her medical clinic in San Francisco’s Richmond District.

Keeping secrets from her family only becomes more complicated when Willa agrees to help the doctor at a field hospital near the new bridge being built over the Golden Gate. Willa thinks she can handle her new chaotic life, but as she draws closer to a dashing young ironworker and risks grow at the bridge, she discovers that hiding from what she truly wants may be her biggest lie of all.








Amy Trueblood grew up in California only ten minutes from Disneyland which sparked an early interest in storytelling. As the youngest of five, she spent most of her time trying to find a quiet place to curl up with her favorite books. After graduating from the University of Arizona with a degree in journalism, she worked in entertainment in Los Angeles before returning to work in Arizona. 

Fueled by good coffee and an awesome Spotify playlist, you can often find Amy blogging and writing. Nothing But Sky, a 2018 Junior Library Guild selection, is her first novel.
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Bookstagram Sign-Ups: Refraction by Naomi Hughes

/ Oct 13, 2019

Hello FFBC team!!  We are announcing a new tour we're hosting for Refraction that is being released November 12th, 2019.


The bookstagram tour will run from November 10th to November 15th and bloggers will receive a physical copy of the book in exchange of a post and picture on their Instagram account. The set up of the post is open but the following details need to be included:

  • Mention the tour
  • Mini review/short thoughts about the book
  • Photo of the physical book
  • Include the giveaway (we will send details at a later time)
  • Mention the publishing house, the author and the FFBC Tours


IMPORTANT NOTE: Signing up for the tour does not guarantee you will be selected. We will reach out to all hosts that have been chosen once the sign-ups have closed and the tour schedule has been published.





Refraction

by Naomi Hughes
Publisher: Page Street Kids
Release Date: November 5th 2019
Genre: Young Adult, Science Fiction
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Synopsis:

After an attack on earth, all reflective surfaces become weapons to release monsters, causing a planet-wide ban on mirrors. Despite the danger, the demand rises, and 17-year-old Marty Callahan becomes a distributor in an illegal mirror trade―until he’s caught by the mayor's son, whose slate is far from clean. Both of them are exiled for their crimes to one of the many abandoned cities overrun by fog. But they soon realize their thoughts influence their surroundings and their deepest fears begin to manifest.

With fast pacing and riveting characters, this is a book that you’ll finish in one sitting.


Hey! I’m Naomi Hughes, writer of quirky young adult fiction (usually involving physics and/or unicorns). I live in the Midwest US, a region I love even though it tries to murder me with tornadoes every spring. When not writing, my hobbies include reading (of course), traveling, and geeking out over Marvel superheroes and certain time-traveling Doctors. My debut YA sci-fi standalone novel, Afterimage, is available now from Page Street Publishing. My next novel, Refraction (also a standalone YA sci-fi), comes out in Nov 2019. I also offer freelance critique services at naomiedits.com.
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Tour Schedule: Crown of Oblivion by Julie Eshbaugh

/ Oct 12, 2019


Crown of Oblivion

by Julie Eshbaugh
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release Date: November 12th 2019
Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy
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Synopsis:

Astrid is the surrogate for Princess Renya, which means she bears the physical punishment if Renya steps out of line. Astrid has no choice—she and her family are Outsiders, the lower class of people without magic and without citizenship.

But there is a way out of this life—competing in the deadly Race of Oblivion. To enter the race, an Outsider is administered the drug Oblivion, which wipes their memory clear of their past as they enter a new world with nothing to help them but a slip of paper bearing their name and the first clue. It’s not as simple as solving a puzzle, however—for a majority of the contestants, the race ends in death. But winning would mean not only freedom for Astrid, but citizenship and health care for her entire family. With a dying father to think of, Astrid is desperate to prevail.

From the beginning, the race is filled with twists and turns. One of them is Darius, a fellow racer Astrid meets but isn’t sure she can trust. Though they team up in the race, as Astrid’s memories begin to resurface, she remembers just who he was to her—a scorned foe who may want revenge. Astrid also starts to notice she has powers no Outsider should—which could help her win the race, but also make her a target if anyone finds out. With stakes that couldn’t be higher, Astrid must decide what is more important: risking her life to remember the mysteries of the past, or playing a cutthroat game in order to win her—and her family’s—freedom.


Julie Eshbaugh is a YA writer and former filmmaker. She made two short films and then spent several years producing an online video series for teens which received several honors from the Webby Awards. Her new YA fantasy standalone, CROWN OF OBLIVION, is coming from HarperTeen November 2019. IVORY AND BONE (HarperTeen 2016) and OBSIDIAN AND STARS (HarperTeen 2017), her prehistoric fantasy duology, are out now. You can learn more about Julie’s writing escapades by visiting www.julieeshbaugh.com.




November 12th


November 13th

NovelKnight - Official Book Playlist
A Court of Coffee and Books - Review + Favourite Quotes
The Book Nut : A Book Lovers Guide - Blogger's Playlist

November 14th

My Bookish Escapades - Inspirational Board
Yna the Mood Reader - Review + Favourite Quotes

November 15th

Library of a Book Witch - Review + Playlist
BookCrushin - Review + Favourite Quotes
evelynreads - Review

November 16th

Wishful Endings - Interview
The Book Bratz - Review + Favourite Quotes
Sometimes Leelynn Reads - Review + Playlist + Dream Cast
Becky’s Book Blog - Review + Favourite Quotes

November 17th

The Clever Reader - Review + Favourite Quotes
Jrsbookreviews  - Review

November 18th

L.M. Durand - Interview
Dazzled by Books - Review + Favourite Quotes
Book Briefs - Review
Bookishly Nerdy Review + Favourite Quotes

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